“Fail” in the news

Example collocations

began to fail
not fail
often fail

Publications and example sentences

Bangkok Post
· AG 'rejects appeal' in KTB loans case  
The court ruled Mr Panthongtae not guilty of money laundering because prosecutors failed to prove he knew the 10 million baht came from Mr Ratchada's father, Wichai Krisdathanon, owner of real estate developer Krisdamahanakorn (KMC).
The New York Times
· Trump’s Order Targeting Social Media Sites, Explained  
Even under the executive order’s vision of the law, such lawsuits might fail: A court would first have to decide that the social media firm had sufficiently engaged in enough editorial conduct to lose its immunity.
CNA
· Russia slams 'dangerous' US foreign policy moves  
She also criticised the United States for exiting the INF missile treaty last year and failing to commit to renewing the New START arms control accord with Russia, which is due to expire in 2021.
The Guardian
· Most online grooming offences in UK committed on Facebook-owned apps  
The NSPCC’s chief executive, Peter Wanless, who met Boris Johnson at a “hidden harms” summit last week, said: “Child abuse is an inconvenient truth for tech bosses, who have failed to make their sites safe and enabled offenders to use them as a playground in which to groom our kids.
Bangkok Post
· Nearly 700k left out of educational loop  
Of the students who entered Prathom 1 (grade 1) nationwide between 2003 and 2005, for example, more than 20% failed to go on to complete primary school education.
The Independent
· Coronavirus contact tracers will not tell police if people have breached lockdown  
Mr Hancock said people will not receive penalties for failing to abide by the guidelines “in the first instance”, but left open the possibility of making it mandatory for people to stay at home in the future.
The Independent
· Native Americans cancel Sun Dances and other cultural ceremonies to halt spread of coronavirus  
The efforts were part of a broader effort to limit the spread of the virus, but Ms Noem claimed the tribes had broken the law by failing to speak to the authorities about their plans.
Seeking Alpha
· Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) CEO Rami Rahim Presents at 48th Annual Cowen and Company 2020 Virtual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference (Transcript)  
Even if you fail to be successful in winning one of the big firm, it's really one of the big two I think.
The New York Times
· Albert Krieger, a Bulldog of the Criminal Defense Bar, Dies at 96  
“But as a lawyer, if that rule fails to establish what is right, I am equally bound to struggle for its change.”
The New York Times
· If We Had a Real Leader  
Think of all the young students, in schools everywhere, assigned Plutarch and Thucydides, Isaiah and Frederick Douglass — the great lessons from the past on how to lead, endure, triumph or fail.