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1 is unfortunate that Zambia's President, Levy Mwanawasa, suffered a debilitating stroke last week; he had become one of Mr Mugabe's most effective critics.
2 Its levy is supported by many bricks-and-mortar retailers, including Walmart and Target, which argue that exemption from the tax hands an unfair advantage to their online rivals.
3 If Copenhagen does not reach agreement on it we will do it next year, either via a subsidy, levy or tax.
4 That process may have started inadvertently in 1956 when the British administration of the Gilbert Islands in Micronesia put a levy on the export of phosphates-bird manure-used in fertiliser.
5 The king of Egypt dethroned him in Jerusalem and imposed on Judah a levy of a hundred talents of silver and a talent of gold.
6 The European Commission officially unveiled a scheme to insure against bank crises in member states, funded by a levy on financial institutions.
7 New York City requires state approval to levy sales taxes, while a public vote is needed in Columbus, Ohio.
8 Some levy fees on certain products, akin to bottle deposits, to ensure they are disposed of safely.
9 Santiago Levy, then an undersecretary in the finance ministry, reasoned that subsidies were just an inefficient way to give the poor money - so why not give them money?
10 industrial production of this scale, you have to have a procurement system for food and water," Levy continues.
11 The cardinal rule of taxation is that whatever you put a levy on, you'll inevitably get less of.
12 Investors keen to buy into markets where prices have already risen are not deterred by a small levy.
13 Why levy deposits to encourage the recycling of glass bottles but not plastic ones?
14 Initially, Levy says his idea was met with surprise by other hospital execs, particularly the CFO.
15 Less promisingly, France wants a levy on financial transactions.
16 The country imposes an indiscriminate levy on all gadgets capable of recording or storing sounds and images, but the EU has ruled this illegal and Spain says it will modify it.
17 But Mr Levy wonders whether the greater interest in news in fast-growing India and Brazil will prove to be a short-term phenomenon that will be undermined by the spread of Internet access.
18 There he warned voters to "look under the hood" of Mr Brown's truck and mocked him for opposing the new levy on big Banks.
19 But the weasel-word “should consider” may eventually mean giving the president a lot of discretion on whether to levy such “carbon tariffs”. In other words, a classic fudge.
20 Luckau, in Brandenburg, tried to levy a tax on wind turbines but was rebuffed by the eastern state's government.
21 A further 0.2% could come from other measures, such as a mooted levy on Banks.
22 They'll soon get ready to head out for entrepreneur day camp, where they role-play as banker, shopkeeper, and mayor of a make-believe city and learn how to levy taxes and create products.
23 idea that it might instead have shrunk people's horizons is truly counter-intuitive. Yet that is what Jacob Goldenberg and Moshe Levy of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem suspect.
24 Levy eulogized him as' 'the last true hacker ", a description which happily proved incorrect."
25 This place was hell," says Tom Levy cheerfully as he stands over an open pit filled with ancient coal-black slag.
26 For his second round of C-14 analysis, Levy doubled the number of samples and meticulously selected charcoal from shrubs with verifiable outer growth rings.
27 In effect, it will allow music companies to levy an annual fee for the use of their music, whether ripped from CDs or downloaded illegally.
28 Instead of scrapping the levy, Mr Fukuda proposed that from next year its proceeds would be applied to the general budget.
29 does Mr Ozawa's recent insistence that the main reason for scrapping the petrol levy was to boost the economy.
30 And levy a tribute unto the Lord of the men of war which went out to battle: one soul of five hundred, both of the persons, and of the beeves, and of the asses, and of the sheep.