“Wield” in the news

Publications and example sentences

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The New York Times
· In Some Nations, Coronavirus Is Only One of Many Outbreaks  
Dr. Nolasco said she and her staff members have been driven away by mobs wielding machetes and throwing stones.  Copy example sentence
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The New York Times
· The Central Park Video and #LivingWhileBlack in New York City  
But, he said in the interview, she did wield a weapon: “She has a phone.”  Copy example sentence
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Malay Mail
· Protests at White House over George Floyd's death in police custody  
Demonstrators wielded signs saying “Stop Killing Us” and called for justice for George Floyd, who died on Monday after a white police officer pressed his knee down on the neck of an unarmed and handcuffed Floyd for several minutes.  Copy example sentence
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Hong Kong Free Press
· It is ‘One Country, One System’: Donald Trump strips Hong Kong of privileges  
The United States and Britain earlier in the day raised the topic of Hong Kong at the Security Council, where China wields a veto — making any formal session, let alone action concerning the financial hub, impossible.  Copy example sentence
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The New York Times
· ‘The Pain Is Too Intense’: Biden Challenges White Americans  
Shortly after the former vice president spoke, Mr. Trump seemed poised to wield the full stagecraft of the presidency as he strode into the Rose Garden to address reporters.  Copy example sentence
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The New York Times
· Blaming China for Pandemic, Trump Says U.S. Will Leave the W.H.O.  
The American government and private donors, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Rotary International, have wielded enormous influence on W.H.O.  Copy example sentence
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The New York Times
· What Tracee Ellis Ross Worried About in ‘High Note’ (It Wasn’t Her Mom)  
She worked with a voice coach, studied clips of performers — just how do they wield that mic?  Copy example sentence
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CNA
· Trump strips Hong Kong privileges, curbs students in volley on China  
The United States and Britain earlier in the day raised the topic of Hong Kong at the Security Council, where China wields a veto - making any formal session, let alone action concerning the financial hub, impossible.  Copy example sentence
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CNA
· US, UK raise Hong Kong at UN as pressure mounts on China  
China is one of five powers to wield a veto at the Security Council, making any formal meeting, let alone action, on Hong Kong impossible.  Copy example sentence