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America’s homicide clearance rate—the percentage of solved crimes that lead to arrest—has fallen in the past 50 years, from around 90% in 1965 to around 64% in 2012, according to federal statistics. This means more than 211,000 homicides committed since 1980 remain unsolved. Every year introduces nearly 5,000 morehttp://econ.st/1LKIg5h
China's crush on London's male commuters
New York on Track for Fewest Homicides on Record
By AL BAKER
Despite a bad economy, the city is set to have the fewest homicides in a 12-month period since 1962.
By Claire Suddath
Thanks to Facebook, more people are hooking up with long-lost crushes. Some are better off lost
While the Washington Post fronts the Obama plan, it chooses to lead with the more sensational news of a possible arrest in the eight-year-old murder case of Chandra Levy. The Post has long been infatuated with the Levy case, describing it as "one of the most famous unsolved homicide cases in Washington history."
Food manufacturers are responding to the ban on television ads for junk foods with both good and dodgy practices.A wave of bad health reports and an obesity scare has turned politicians’ heads in Great Britain. Now, a long discussed and controversial ban on junk food advertising on television targeting children under 16 has been put into effect. Food manufacturers and advertising agencies have started changing their target audience – but are they really changing their tune?
Steve Jobs' love affair with Japan
By Mikey Campbell Late Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs was somewhat well-known for being a Japanese Zen Buddhist, but few knew how deep his infatuation with Japan ran and how it helped shape who he was and the company he created. ...
- The killing of one person by another.
- A person who kills another person.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin homicīdium and homicīda : homō, man + -cīdium and -cīda, -cide.]
turn sb's head
If something turns someone's head, it has an influence on how they behave, especially by making them too proud:
Success has never turned her head - she's still the same simple unaffected girl she always was.
turn one's head
1. Cause to become infatuated, as in The new teacher turned all the girls' heads. [Mid-1800s]
2. Cause to become conceited, as in Winning that prize has turned his head. A 16th-century translator of Seneca used this phrase: "His head was turned by too great success" ( Ad Lucullus, 1571).
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 1997crush
- An enormous number of persons gathered together: crowd, drove, flock, horde, mass, mob, multitude, press, ruck, swarm, throng. See big/small/amount, group.
- An extravagant, short-lived romantic attachment: infatuation. See excite/bore/interest, sex/asexual.
having a very strong but not usually lasting feeling of love or attraction for someone or something:
She was infatuated with her boss.
noun [C or U]
It's just an infatuation. She'll get over it.
No one expected their infatuation with each other to last.
━━ vt. 愚かにする; ((普通受身で)) （女などに）夢中にさせる ((with, by)).
in・fat・u・a・tion ━━ n. 夢中, 心酔; 夢中にさせるもの.