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in the cross hairs

In a position in which other people are eager to criticize or attack. The CEO has been in the cross hairs of politicians and businesspeople alike for his recent comments on immigration.
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Both red dot and crosshair have their rightful place.
The same militant left that decries "global warming," "overpopulation," "FrankenFoods" and other phony threats to humanity now has the entire global economy in its crosshairs.
Get comfortable and align the crosshairs precisely on the bullseye on the target.
Ross's search for the author uncovers vaguely sinister facts about the members of the circle and lands him in the crosshairs of a group of meanies who want to disrupt his investigation.
The tip of the cannula is depicted by the crosshairs on the multiplanar preoperative scans on the viewing monitor.
The Office of Inspector General's workplan for 1999 has SNFs right in its crosshairs.
Summary: After the attacks in Al-Qaa, which left several Lebanese dead, it is clear that Lebanon is still in Daesh's (ISIS) crosshairs.
I dialed the scope to 5X and put the crosshairs on targets at 300, 400 and 550 yards and then moved my head side to side and up and down to see how far I could get the crosshairs to move on the target with no parallax correction.
com)-- Digital Crosshairs just released the first rifle scope to smart phone interface kit.
The picture, which show a rifle's crosshairs aimed directly at a boy's head, was uploaded to the picture-based social network by Mor Ostrovski, a 20-year-old soldier with the Israel Defence Force (IDF).
Because of that, you have the unique option to change crosshairs quickly.
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's critics have posted a four-minute video and 'hate messages' on her tweeter page, suggesting that she should be "shot" or "assassinated" because of her crosshairs posts ahead of last year's mid-term polls that they think led to the Arizona shootings.
GIFFORDS was targeted by Sarah Palin's right wing "Tea Party" - in a poster using the crosshairs of a rifle sight.
It offers a multitude of choices with seven brightness levels and four reticle pattern choices (3 MOA dot, circle and dot, crosshairs and dot, and--you knew it was coming--crosshairs, circle and dot.
The Shoot-N-C "X" targets feature a crosshair design overlay on the face of the target that simulates the crosshairs on a scope.