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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Edel McGinley, of Migrant Rights Centre Ireland, said: "It is disappointing the Government has fallen short of its commitment to welcome 4,000 men, women and children who are fleeing war and poverty.
Smiley, 40, reportedly said NPR has tried hard but fallen short of reaching "a broad spectrum of Americans who would benefit from public radio.
His primary job, and that of his fellow bishops, is to look to the moral health of Britain - to 'turn the searchlight inwards' and see where we have fallen short of our own high standards of morality.
If the LAPD is found to be in substantial compliance the decree can be lifted in two years, but a new five-year cycle starts if it is ruled to have fallen short.
JAL has fallen short of reaching the requirement, with a ratio of 1.