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  • showing deference

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  • Hong Kong activist attacks 'deferential' Britain
    Prominent Hong Kong campaigner tells The Telegraph Britain's 'shameful' kowtowing to Beijing resembled 'a junior clerk in the FCO' addressing the Prime Minister Read more on this news related to 'Deferential'
  • Did Ariana Grande throw major shade at fans?
    Ariana Grande is apparently still charming people with her down-to-earth, deferential attitude that has made her America's new sweetheart. HAHAHAHA. Read more on this news related to 'Deferential'
  • Steven Sotloff's Mother Begs Islamic State 'Caliph' To Free Her Son
    The mother of a TIME journalist whose life was been threatened by his Islamic State captives has made a heartwrenching plea for her son's return. Steven Sotloff, who had freelanced for a number of publications, was shown on camera during the beheading of James Foley, with a warning he would be next. His mother Shirley Sotloff, using deferential language to the Read more on this news related to 'Deferential'

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