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Hand

A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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These firearms won't be able to fall into the hands of criminals Det Insp Mark Baker, Merseyside Police
Such a code could prove dangerous if it were to fall into the hands of hackers.
He said that if he lost courage the reigns of power would once again fall into the hands of the oppressors.
Is this once again a case of letting a British company fall into the hands of foreigners who only want profit at any cost?
"This is the culmination of a major international effort to eliminate weapons of mass destruction from Libya and to ensure that they never fall into the hands of terrorists," Andrew C Weber, assistant secretary of defence for nuclear, chemical and biological defence programs, was quoted as saying.
He said if the government did not carry out a massive military operation, the district could fall into the hands of Taliban insurgents.
"Israel cannot accept that advanced weapons fall into the hands of terrorist organizations." The New York Times, meanwhile, reported on Thursday that US officials had said they were informed in advance about an Israeli strike in Syria.
When weapons fall into the hands of maniacs, the effects are devastating.
He pointed out that such weapons were to fall into the hands of rebel forces, some of which he said are unknown quantities, then even reluctant UN members like Russia might support some kind of international action, News.com.au reports.