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broad daylight

Ample and obvious natural light, as in You don't need your flashlight-it's broad daylight, or She was accosted on her own street in broad daylight. [1300s]
See also: broad, daylight
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PC Gary Robinson, of Sutton Coldfield police, said: "This was a violent assault in broad daylight on a vulnerable homeless man, who was only prevented from further harm when a member of the public intervened.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: A man from Tripoli's Jabal Mohsen neighborhood was shot and wounded in broad daylight Thursday.
It is tempting to liken this situation to a 'Carry On' film, maybe 'Carry On up the Car Park' but in reality it is profoundly concerning to see that hardcore pornographers feel safe to make a very explicit film in broad daylight in a public car park," Conservative councillor Tony Shields said.
Cameron called an emergency Cobra meeting after a man, believed to be a soldier, was killed in broad daylight by two suspected terrorists in Woolwich.
INCIDENT: North Tees Industrial Estate in the Portrack Lane area of Stockton, above, where a 24-year-old man was stabbed in broad daylight Picture by PETER REIMANN
Broad daylight burglaries are now frightening us," the victim added.
A 19-YEAR-OLD man has been held up at knifepoint in broad daylight, police revealed yesterday.
There is anger and fear in the town because we don't know the full facts of the incident, but this happened in the centre of town in broad daylight.
A spokesman said: "Our officers found the man lying in the middle of a busy shopping precinct in broad daylight.
Angelo Bolla, 17, was gunned down in broad daylight Aug.
A murder inquiry has been launched after a man was stabbed to death on a Birmingham street in broad daylight.
In 1955, a black farmer in Mississippi was shot to death in broad daylight in front of a county courthouse for "trying to get Negroes to vote.
North Korea denounced South Korea on Thursday for granting about 450 North Korean defectors asylum in the South earlier this week, terming it ''kidnapping and terror activities carried out in broad daylight,'' according to Yonhap News Agency, which monitors North Korean media reports.
Primus Knowledge Solutions Inc, a developer of knowledge management software for contact centers, has expanded its product range with the acquisition of Broad Daylight Inc, which offers software that helps organizations answer queries from customers at contact centers and on their web sites.