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Controversy

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Avignon
location of alternate papacy (1309–1377). [Fr. Hist.: Bishop, 376]
Birth of a Nation, The
film elicits emotional response (1915). [Am. Cinema: Griffith, 36–39]
Chicago 8 trial
alleged ringleaders of Chicago riots tried in circus atmosphere (1969). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 630]
Drell Scott decision
Supreme Court decision concerning freedom of slaves (1857). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 151–152]
Origin of Species, The
once revolutionary theory of evolution and natural selection (1859). [Br. Science: The Origin of Species]
Pentagon Papers
Defense Department’s Vietnam policy papers leaked to press. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 376]
Rite of Spring, The
Stravinsky’s score caused riot at premiere (1913). [Music Hist.: Thompson, 1900]
Sacco and Vanzetti
(Nicola, 1891–1927) (Bartolomeo, 1888–1927) Italian immigrants tried and executed for murder in witch-hunt for anarchists. [Am. Hist.: Sacco-Vanzetti Case: A Transcript]
Scopes trial
concerning the teaching of evolution in public schools (1925). [Am. Hist.: Allen, 142–146]
Scottsboro Case
cause célèbre concerning nine Negro men, two white girls (1931). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 753]
scrap of paper
pre-WWI Belgian neutrality; German disregard precipitated British involvement. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 450]
Stamp Act
legislative development contributing to American Revolution (1765). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 475]
Tonkin Gulf
disputed N. Vietnamese attacks escalated U.S. war effort (1964). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 595]
Warren Report
government’s much disputed conclusion that President Kennedy’s assassin acted alone. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 594]
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The exclusive economic zone as announced by the Greek Cypriots is disputable, Erdogan said.
It does however, state that the committee will fight fanatical Islamic thoughts and provide a more moderate and tolerant point of view on disputable public matters.
Damascus, (SANA) -- Minister of State for the Middle East in the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office Alistair Burt said on Monday that the United Kingdom believes that Syria is a very important country for peace in the Middle East and that the UK is interested in conducting dialogue with Syria on some disputable points.
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The paper comments that party directives proved futile in these elections and that the president was barely elected with legitimacy that is highly disputable.
The analysis suggests that allowing tort liability for insurance bad faith results in reduced insurer incentives to challenge disputable claims and, hence, in higher claim costs.
In effective business any disputable issues are resolved through negotiations.
Earlier last month, De Mistura reported his first suggestions on whether four disputable areas should be ruled by the central government or by the Kurdistan Regional Government.
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