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Assault

Unwanted and/or violent physical contact with another person. Assault is a crime and a tort in most jurisdictions, though specific definitions differ from place to place.
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With educational reform a top political priority today, it seems time to stop and evaluate the evaluations that almost daily assult our consciousness.
Colin Williamson, 58, from Hebburn, was left blind after a serious assult 12 years ago.
A spokesman said: "For the first few days of last summer's assult on Gaza, MAP was the only UK charity to respond as bombs dropped around them.
Since the assult, Browns career has taken a beating with many radio stations refusing to play his music and many fans turning against him.