• In an era where Danica Patrick can contend against men in motor sports, Silberman is about to take a big kick forward for female athletes, even if the odds are clearly stacked against her.

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  • Many also contend that inflation can work against fixed guaranteed withdrawal features.

    FORBES: Aiming For Advisors

  • One of the plaintiff couples -- Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo of Burbank, California, who want to marry but can't because of Proposition 8 -- contend the state is discriminating against them because of their sexuality.

    CNN: Day Two of same-sex marriage at Supreme Court

  • Beyond the political embarrassment Olmert suffered in the wake of both Hizbullah's 2006 aggression and Gaza's post-withdrawal transformation into an Iranian-controlled jihadist hub, he had to contend with the public outcry against their unprovoked and unrelenting attacks.

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  • The ruling came from a panel of "special masters" who began hearing three test cases in 2007 involving children with autism -- a disorder that their parents contend was triggered by the vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella combined with vaccines containing thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative.

    CNN: Vaccines didn't cause autism, court rules

  • But they point to a larger strategic failure that has crippled Israel's capacity to contend with the information war being waged against it.

    CENTERFORSECURITYPOLICY: Ending Israel's losing streak

  • In arguing against the legislation, banks contend that they will be forced to raise other types of fees and eliminate rewards on debit cards to make up for lost interchange revenue.

    WSJ: Merchants Win Debit-Card Fee Battle

  • After the 16-time Grand Slam won the opening five games against Beck he then struggled to contend with the wind on Arthur Ashe and allowed the 24-year-old to hit back.

    BBC: Roger Federer wins at US Open as Davydenko & Cilic lose

  • Since the navy's May 31 takeover of the Turkish-Hamas flotilla, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his advisors have deliberated around the clock about how to contend with the US-led international stampede against Israel.

    CENTERFORSECURITYPOLICY: Hamas rises in the West

  • As with similar draw-downs in the past, we wound up cashiering force-structure we need to deter aggression against us or our interests and to contend with its perpetrators.


  • As a result, those responsible for keeping us safe will be far better prepared to contend with the real - and growing - threats against this country than would have been the case if various outspoken civil libertarians, Islamist sympathizers and apologists and their enablers had had their way.

    CENTERFORSECURITYPOLICY: Coalition salutes Congress for reenacting Patriot Act

  • Bryant's attorneys contend the woman is mentally unstable and fabricated the charge against him.

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  • To make matters worse, investors had to contend with a Congress that threatened a combination of harsh protectionist legislation against Japan with new tax laws that would make efficiency-enhancing LBOs more difficult to complete.

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  • But by acting as he did, McChrystal forced the rest of us to contend with the unpleasant truth not only about the US-led campaign against the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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  • Supporters of the IRA's political arm, Sinn Fein, and Irish-American activists who have long backed the IRA's cause contend the demand for the material is more a politically motivated witch hunt against Mr. Adams than a serious criminal probe.

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  • The Administration's decisions, in turn, were apparently predicated upon recent threat reassessments by the U.S. intelligence community which contend that there will be no danger of long-range missile attack against the United States for at least the next decade.

    CENTERFORSECURITYPOLICY: Center For Security Policy

  • If it was once the federal government that mayors had to contend with, the devolution trend in American politics is now often pitting them against the states.

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  • It was Richard's tragedy that after being betrayed by the turncoat Stanley family at Bosworth, he then had to contend with the greatest poet-playwright in the English language spin-doctoring against him on behalf of the incoming regime.

    WSJ: Andrew Roberts: Shakespeare Has a (Parking) Lot to Answer For

  • But Guantanamo detainees contend no neutral judge is at Guantanamo, and no chance to know and rebut the evidence against them.

    NPR: High Court Hears Detainee-Rights Case

  • Goldstone's admission Friday that his report's central conclusion - that Israel committed war crimes in its campaign against Hamas in Gaza - was wrong is a case study in how we must contend with difficult political challenges if we are to emerge victorious in the political war.

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  • His long-range goal, he said, is to contend for an Olympic berth in 2016, so he's looking forward to learning from and competing against the likes of Meb Keflezighi and Ryan Hall.

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