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COUPIntertribal Council on Utility Policy (est. 1994)
COUPChandra Orion Ultradeep Project (outer space observation)
COUPCouncil on University Programming
COUPCommittee on the Undergraduate Program (Yale University; New Haven, CT)
COUPConsolidated Operations and Utilization Plan
COUPClient Over-Utilization Program (Colorado Medicaid)
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"And you ask me why I call it a coup d'etat?" Arobin had put on his coat, and he stood before her and asked if his cravat was plumb.
This frolic put every one in such spirits, that Polly forgot her trouble, and the little girls kissed each other good-night as affectionately as if such things as imported frocks, coup,s, and rival brothers did n't exist "Well, Polly, do you like parties?" asked Fan when the last guest was gone.
"I did manage to make poor men of a few brokers in New York, but my best coup went wrong.
It seemed to me that calculation was superfluous, and by no means possessed of the importance which certain other players attached to it, even though they sat with ruled papers in their hands, whereon they set down the coups, calculated the chances, reckoned, staked, and--lost exactly as we more simple mortals did who played without any reckoning at all.
Fouquet to be put an end to with the same readiness, indeed, as his predecessor had caused the assassination of le Marechal d'Ancre; and so he disguised the terrible resolution he had formed beneath one of those royal smiles which, like lightning-flashes, indicated coups d'etat .
Zarif, in reaction to Brian Hook's claim that CIA had no part in the 1953 coup against the Iranian government, suggested him to read the report by the US National Security Archive on the matter.
As the delving into linguistics is necessitated by the phenomenon of the no ending series military Coup d'etats which plagued the post-independence from the former Anglo-Egyptian Condominium on the dawn of Sunday the First January 1956, I find myself is obliged to be more pedantic into this linguistic digression, pardon me, my dear readers.
Mr Emir Ozbay tributed the martayred of Turkey on the ocassion of commemoration said that every country has the history of major milestones,the landmark 15th July in Turkey where the soldiers, policemen and citizens who participated in the coup attempt to make it fail and the Turkish Armed Forces, The brave Turkish nation who stood against the coup attempt.
Paolo Duterte's disclosure about talks of a possible coup during the election of the new House Speaker on July 22.
Abere Adamu, Amhara region police commissioner, speaking to state-run Amhara Mass Media Agency (AMMA) on Tuesday revealed that six security personnel were killed during their efforts to counter the coup, while four others sustained serious physical injuries from gunshots.
I was a lieutenant in Lagos during the first coup, January 15, 1966.
Surprisingly, the ( coup forecaster  I use, CoupCast, shows Maduro hanging on 6 at least for now.