• General Anupong Paochinda, the army chief, met senior politicians before the vote to offer his advice, meetings that seem to have put the kibosh on last-ditch efforts by Mr Thaksin's allies to form their own government.

    ECONOMIST: Thailand��s new prime minister faces a near-impossible job

  • Thomas's early drop-goal put Leeds ahead, before Sale piled on the pressure with Thomas forced into a last-ditch tackle to deny prop Eifion Roberts a try.

    BBC: Sale 10-19 Leeds

  • His final-minute failures cost his team most recently against the Suns last month, when he put too much zest on a left-handed layup that would have tied the game with 25 seconds left.

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  • It's a pleasure to be here, on behalf of the men and women in Congress who have worked tirelessly -- and I mean tirelessly -- over the last five months to put this nation on a road back to prosperity.


  • He was on target in the 4-0 win over Bury last weekend and for the moment, has put to one side all talk of moving on.

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  • Such constraints make it difficult for the senior leadership to -- as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry put it last week -- "bear down" on Pyongyang.

    CNN: How to stop the North Korea madness

  • Some gay-rights leaders put changing the Scouts policy on the front burner last spring after an incident in which Ohio mother Jennifer Tyrrell lost her position as a den leader in her son's Cub Scout pack because she is lesbian.

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  • Lawmakers made a last-minute deal on 1 January to put them off for two months, but the ultimate outcome is undecided.

    BBC: Pentagon laying off 46,000 staff

  • Legislation in the Senate last year would have put a two-year moratorium on ending six-day delivery and called for additional study to be completed.

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  • Last summer, it put Japan on its human-trafficking watchlist, and gave warning that it was not far from being lumped in with North Korea and Myanmar.

    ECONOMIST: Japan's sex trade

  • As for Millwall's Grimes, his 12 goals so far have had a major impact and surely put his contribution on a par with last season's stand-out loanee, Davide Somma.

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  • Last November's mini-Budget put the kibosh on that.

    BBC: Economy: bonds, austerity, debt and the Age of Plenty

  • However, I will save you a little bit of time by saying that most of the same composite bats Little League put a moratorium on during the last offseason remain on the do-not-use list, though there are a few more exceptions made for 2012.

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  • Sean St Ledger put the Republic 2-1 ahead on 87 minutes before Alberto Gilardino's last-gasp equaliser.

    BBC: Inexperience cost us - Trapattoni

  • Kevin Pietersen made the top score with 40 before getting out in the 22nd over and, after Eoin Morgan and Paul Collingwood departed cheaply, England were heading for an even bigger defeat until last-wicket pair Steven Finn and James Anderson put on 53.

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  • The size of the parcel can range from just a few acres, such as a pocket nature preserve literally in your backyard, to hundreds or even thousands of acres, such as the 90, 000-acre easement billionaire Louis Bacon put on his Trinchera Blanca ranch in Colorado last year.

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  • He will now be judged on results as Liverpool try to put last season's seventh-placed finish behind them.

    BBC: Sunday football as it happened

  • The Netherlands put themselves on the brink of qualification for the last 16 with a hard-fought victory in Durban over an impressively stubborn Japan side.

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  • Most notably, Peter Howarth, editor of Esquire, last year decided to put an end to semi-naked women on the cover and go for something classier.

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  • The army could re-induct Mr. Musharraf into service and put him on trial under a court-martial instead, an approach that was used last year for three retired generals accused of embezzlement after they left service.

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  • Some of their proposals are very similar to those put to the House on July 3 last year by the Members Estimate Committee - which I chair - and copies of which are lodged in the Vote Office.

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  • Late last year the International Press Institute put Sri Lanka on its watch-list of countries where the media's situation is precarious, along with Russia.

    ECONOMIST: Sri Lanka

  • Fisher, 28, was the last to challenge Woods after charging to six under for his round through 16, but bogeys on his last two holes put out the fire, despite a still-impressive 68.

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  • Last night's presidential debate rightfully put the spotlight on President Obama's performance over the last four years as commander-in-chief.


  • Congress put off the sequester until March 1 as part of the last-minute fiscal cliff deal on New Year's Day.

    CNN: Explains: Sequestration

  • Rail franchising was put on hold last year after a decision to award the UK's multi-billion-pound West Coast Main Line rail franchise to FirstGroup was scrapped by the government.

    BBC: Rail franchising: Ministers to restart process

  • Capmark, one of the biggest commercial real-estate lenders to go bust in the financial downturn, put the property on the market last spring after emerging from bankruptcy protection in 2011.

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  • Bristol chief executive Lamberto Andreotti, 60, who took over last May, has built on the strategy put in place by drug-and-medical-device industry veteran James Cornelius, who ran the company for four years starting in 2006.

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  • The Bush administration, on its last day in office, issued regulations to put those provisions into place--regulations that the Obama administration withdrew.

    FORBES: Magazine Article

  • Put to the test last year, the superhard coating was applied to plates on a 20-ton mining rock-crusher and reduced jagged boulders to pebbles for 48 hours before wearing out.

    FORBES: Steely Dan

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