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assassination

The deliberate killing of a person, especially a public figure, either for hire or to advance a religious, ideological, political or military agenda.
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Packed with DLC material, Assassins's Creed: The Ezio Collection offers all three of Elio Auditore da Firenze's adventures: Assasin's Creed II, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood and Assassin's Creed Revelations.
Third: 9-4 Fatboyz Tyson, 5-2 Cian Jamie, 3 Lemon Velvet, 4 Tolerton Crasher, 10 Assasin Blue, Crossfield Kurt.
His latest ruthless character is assasin Arthur Bishop.
8.31 (480m): Was Not Ricky, Cover Mazz, Wraysbury Eagle, Filey Assasin, Skywalker Flame (M), Droopy's Alastair (W).
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.00 Yojimbo, 2.30 Enabling, 3.00 Copper Penny (nb), 3.35 Dancing Queen, 4.05 Perfect Friend, 4.40 The Winged Assasin, 5.15 Dansilver, 5.45 D'Urberville.
ABERDEEN assasin Lee McAllister last night welcomed the prospect of a rematch with John Murray for three lightweight belts.
He'd get seven furlongs already." The Winged Assasin (9-2 joint-favourite) landed a bit of a punt for John Akehurst in the Sponsor A Race @racesponsors.
In Arena 3 stars of the future will be strutting their stuff in a night of unsigned talent including Alpha, Stanza, CKB, Gravity, Assasin and Quantum.
Splash the cash and buy a solid silver assasin key chain at A Too in Ethel Street.
"Assasin's Creed Unity" releases for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC later this week marking the first occasion where Ubisoft release an Assasin's Creed instalment exclusively for the current generation consoles.
The double was completed by Tyrur McGuigan in the final heat, but he gave his supporters some very anxious moments after an uncharacteristic slow start saw him crowded between Assasin Blue and Star Head in the opening yards.
SAOIRSE Ronan plays a young assasin who is chased by a CIA agent (Cate Blanchett) and mercenary (Tom Hollander).