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Allied reprisal bombing began to desolate many German cities in 1944 and in October the Luftwaffe leaders rushed work to extend the Air Base's runways long enough for fighter aircraft takeoffs.

Also, in early 1988, the marshes had become the refuge of deserters from the Iraqi army who
more than seven months before the Petters allegations surfaced, the Federal Deposit and Insurance Corporation (FDIC) had issued a cease and desist order, which the bank consented to.

Not long after his return, Superman is served a cease and desist order to stop using the "Superman" trademark by Superboy's manager, the name and symbol having been registered after his death to Superboy.

In the 1990s the Arab Socialist Action Party and the Communist Party of Saudi Arabia were disbanded and their members were released from jail, after agreeing to cease and desist their political activities.

The SEC was seeking cease and desist orders against Spacedev and its chairman, James W. Benson.

Previously, it had a cease and desist order from December 2004 to June 2007 to ensure compliance with the anti- money laundering Bank Secrecy Act.

On April 23, 2008 Orr received a signed cease-and-desist order from Fairey's attorneys, telling him to pull Protect from sale because they alleged it violated Fairey's trademark.

In 2005, Vivendi Universal sent a cease and desist letter and shut down the King's Quest IX project, a few months before the final release date.

It "respectfully" calls on the North Korean government to desist from further testing and to return to negotiations.

After allegedly receiving a cease and desist letter from Atari, Acornsoft modified the game, changing the character graphics.

The thief fell to with a light heart, but on attempting to rise, when his natural appetite was satisfied, he was sternly told to continue eating until he was told to desist.

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