Jezernice

Jezernice (deutsch Jesernik, auch Seefeld) ist eine Gemeinde in Tschechien. Sie liegt acht Kilometer westlich von Hranice und gehört zum Okres Přerov.

Jezernice befindet sich rechtsseitig der Bečva am Fuße der Oderberge. Das Dorf erstreckt sich entlang des Baches Jezernice in Nord-Süd-Richtung. Am südlichen Ortsrand verläuft die Eisenbahnstrecke zwischen Hranice und Přerov, die das Tal der Jezernice auf einen 426 m langen Viadukt überwindet. Ebenfalls im Süden führt die E 442 zwischen Hranice und Lipník nad Bečvou vorbei. Jenseits der Bečva erheben sich im Süden die Berge Krásnice (461 m) und Maleník (479 m) im Maleníkwald. Nördlich des Dorfes befindet sich die Trasse der Autobahn D 1 / E 462 von Lipník nad Bečvou nach Bělotín, die im Jahre 2008 auf diesem Abschnitt für den Verkehr freigegeben werden soll.

Nachbarorte sind Podhoří im Norden, Milenov im Nordosten, Drahotuše und Slavíč im Osten, Přední Familie und Zadní Familie im Südosten, Týn nad Bečvou im Süden, Benátky und Lipník nad Bečvou im Südwesten, Loučka im Westen sowie Bohuslávky im Nordwesten.

Die erste urkundliche Erwähnung des Ortes stammt aus dem Jahre 1353. Eine Kirche und ein Pfarrhaus wurden in der ersten Hälfte des 14. Jahrhunderts errichtet. Zu Beginn des Dreißigjährigen Krieges erlosch die Pfarre und Jezerník wurde ab 1622 zu Drahotuš eingepfarrt. 1785 entstand eine neue Kirche, die 1855 zur Pfarrkirche erhoben wurde. Südöstlich des Dorfes wurde zum Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts am Jeserniker Teich die Familiantensiedlung Colonie Jesernik angelegt. Im Zuge des Baus der Kaiser-Ferdinands-Nordbahn entstand zwischen 1842 und 1847 das Viadukt von Jesernitz.

Nach der Aufhebung der Patrimonialherrschaften wurde Jezerník 1849 zur selbstständigen Gemeinde in der Bezirkshauptmannschaft Mährisch Weißkirchen. Nach der Trockenlegung des Jeserniker Teiches wurde die Colonie Jesernik in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts erweitert und nachdem am Ostufer die Siedlung Zadní Familie / Hinterfamilie entstanden war, als Přední Familie / Vorderfamilie bezeichnet. Seit dem Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts fand der Ortsname Jezernice Verwendung. 1889 wurde der alte Friedhof, der sich um die Kirche befand, aufgehoben und der neue Friedhof am Weg nach Lipník nad Bečvou geweiht.

Im Zuge der Gebietsreform von 1960 und der Auflösung des Okres Hranice wurde Jezernice zum 1. Januar 1961 dem Okres Přerov zugeordnet. Zu Beginn des Jahres 1980 erfolgte die Eingemeindung nach Lipník nad Bečvou. Das Dorf bildete zusammen mit Přední Familie den Stadtteil Lipník nad Bečvou VIII – Jezernice. In einem Referendum entschieden sich 80 % der Einwohner von Jezernice für die Selbstständigkeit und die Gemeinde entstand daraufhin 1999 wieder.

Im Jahre 2002 wurde die Sanierung des Eisenbahnviaduktes abgeschlossen.

Für die Gemeinde Jezernice sind keine Ortsteile ausgewiesen. Zu Jezernice gehört die Ansiedlung Přední Familie (Vorderfamilie)

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Tarsis Kabwegyere

Tarsis Bazana Kabwegyere is a Ugandan sociologist, academic and politician. He is the current Minister of General Duties, Office of the Prime Minister in the Ugandan Cabinet. He was appointed to that position on 23 May 2013. Prior to that, from 15 August 2012 until 23 May 2013, he served as the Minister of Gender, Labour & Social Affairs. At first, the parliamentary committee vetting cabinet appointments rejected his selection. But after discussions between President Yoweri Museveni and Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, he was finally approved on 7 September 2012. Earlier, he served as the Minister of Disaster Relief & Planning in the Ugandan Cabinet, from 1 June 2006 until 27 May 2011. In the cabinet reshuffle of 27 May 2011, he was dropped from the cabinet and was replaced by Stephen Mallinga. He also served as the elected Member of Parliament representing „Igara County West“, Bushenyi District, from 1996 until 2011.

He was born in Bushenyi District on 26 April 1941. He holds the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (BA). His Master of Arts (MA) degree is in Political Sociology. He also holds the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), in the same field. All his academic degrees were awarded by Makerere University, Uganda’s oldest and largest public university.

Following the fall of the Idi Amin’s regime in 1979, Tarsis Kabwegyere was appointed Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, serving in that position until 1980. From 1982 until 1987, he was the Head of Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences at Makerere University, Uganda’s oldest university, which was founded in 1922. Following the removal of Milton Obote from power and the overthrow of the military junta of Tito Okello, Kabwegyere became a member of the National Resistance Council, the parliamentary body in Uganda from 1986 until 1996.

He also served as the State Minister for Foreign Affairs, from 1987 until 1991. Between 1991 and 1996, he served as the Director of External Relations, at the National Resistance Movement Secretariat. He was appointed to the Disaster Relief Ministry in June 2006, serving there until he was dropped from the Cabinet in May 2011.

He continuously represented „Igara County West“, Bushenyi District in the Uganda Parliaament, from 1996 until 2011. In 2010, he was defeated during the primary elections by Raphael Magezi, also of the National Resistance Movement political party, the incumbent, Member of Parliament.

Dr. Tarsis Kabwegyere is married. He belongs to the National Resistance Movement political party. He is reported to enjoy playing lawn tennis and participating in debates.

Law of Iraq

The Republic of Iraq’s legal system is in a period of transition in light of the 2003 invasion that led to the fall of the Baath Party. Iraq does have a written constitution, as well as a civil, criminal and personal status law. In September 2008, the Iraqi Legal Database, a comprehensive database that makes all Iraqi positive law freely available (only in Arabic) to users online, was launched.

The current Constitution of Iraq was approved in a national referendum in October 2005 and stipulates the format of the new republican government, and the rights, and responsibilities of the Iraqi people.

The Constitution promises several civil liberties including freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of peaceful assembly, freedom of expression, a free press, and a right to have a private life. All such personal liberties contain two main exemption clauses: the Iraqi Council of Representatives has the power to define what these freedoms mean, and, that no freedom may conflict with Islamic morality.

Islam is the official state religion, and no law may be enacted or enforced that violates the „undisputed“ teachings of Islam. An official English translation of the Iraqi Constitution is available online at the Iraqi government’s homepage.

In 2003 Paul Bremer led the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) and issued a series of binding „regulations“ „memorandums“ and „orders“. On 10 June 2003, Bremer issued „Order Number 7“ that stipulated that the binding Iraqi Criminal or Penal Code would be the 1984 vintage third edition of the law first enacted in 1969. Paul Bremer made some amendments to both the Penal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code of 1971.

An English translation copy of both codes prior to their CPA and subsequent amendment can be viewed online at the Case Western University website.

All the CPA orders, memoranda and regulations are available at the CPA Official Document Archive.

Order Number 31 also provides several amendments to the penal code, including:

The Iraqi Civil Code was principally drafted by Abd El-Razzak El-Sanhuri, a French-educated Egyptian jurist who was also the principal drafter of the Egyptian Civil Code. In 1943, almost a decade after the push for a comprehensive modern code began in Iraq, Al-Sanhūrī was invited to Iraq by the Iraqi government and asked to complete the Civil Code. Working as the chairman of a committee of Iraqi jurists, using the Egyptian Civil Code as a model, he completed a draft of what would become the modern Iraqi Civil Code. The Iraqi Civil Code was enacted on September 8, 1951 and became effective two years later on September 8, 1953.

The Iraqi Code is based on the Egyptian and before that French Code Civil. Although it incorporates Islamic elements, its overall structure and substance is principally based on continental civil law. Therefore, it shares common substance and legal theory with other legal systems based on that model such as Egypt, France, Ethiopia, Spain, Italy, and the state of Louisiana.

The Iraqi Civil Code is divided into a preliminary part and two main parts, each main part composed of two books. The preliminary part contains definitions and general principles that find application throughout the rest of the code. Part I of the Code and its two books address obligations in general and subelements of that area of law, such as contracts, torts, and unjust enrichment.Part II and its two books address property, ownership, and real rights.

The 1959 Iraq Law of Personal Status (as subsequently amended) governs the manner that religious courts may settle disputes among Muslims living in Iraq in the area of marriage, divorce, custody of children, inheritance, endowments and other similar religious matters. These rulings are binding, unless they conflict with some other provision of the Iraqi legal system. Christians, Jews and other minorities are covered partly by the Personal Status Law, partly the Civil Law and partly their own personal status legal systems.

In 2003 the Iraqi Interim Governing Council issued Resolution 137 on 29 December that expanded the power of Muslim courts to rule in all disputes among Muslims concerning marriage and divorce. It would appear that this Resolution was overruled by Paul Bremer after domestic and international human rights groups protested the resolution on the grounds that the imposition of Islamic law would erode Iraqi women’s rights.

An English translation exists on the American Bar Association website.

The current basis for the organization and discipline of the Iraqi military originates from Bremer Orders Number 22 and 23 issued in 2003.

Paul Bremer legalized political parties and NGOs, and the specific rules regulating political parties were enacted by the 2004 Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq. Under these rules an Iraqi political party must register with the Commission in order to be entitled to have its endorsed candidates appear on the election ballot. Registration of a political party (aka „political entities“) includes paying a filing fee of 2.5 million Iraqi dinars, a second party registration fee of 7.5 million dinars and petition signatures from five hundred Iraqi citizens.

The Iraqi government has ratified various international treaties and documents.

Constitution

Iraqi Civil and Criminal Law

Iraqi Election Law

Personal Status Law/The Role of Islam in Iraqi Law

Montsinéry-Tonnegrande

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Montsinéry-Tonnegrande is a commune of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America.

Montsinéry-Tonnegrande is to the south-west of Cayenne. It contains an Amazon zoo and various walking trails. The town was formerly host to an internment camp for Indochinese prisoners in the 1930s.

The commune was previously known as Tonnegrande-Montsinéry, but on 27 March 1969 the name was officially changed into Montsinéry-Tonnegrande.

Montsinéry is home to a shortwave transmission facility operated by the TDF Group that is designed to target listeners in the Americas and West Africa. The site is capable of DRM digital shortwave transmissions. An image of the rotatable curtain array antenna in Montsinéry can be found by searching Flickr for „Montsinery antenne“. One of their broadcasting frequencies is the 7335 kHz slot that CHU (Canada) recently abandoned.

Recently the Voice of Russia began transmitting to North America from Montsinéry — its first transmissions from the western hemisphere since the early 1990s (it previously broadcast from Havana).

The city has 2 burgs spaced by 22 km:

It used to be isolated to the close main city of French Guiana, Cayenne, but now the RD5 road opens up the city.

Montsinéry is surrounded by rivers and inundated fields. It is located at the convergence of Timouthou and Montsinéry rivers. Life is peaceful in this burg. Tonnegrande, located on the right border of the Tonnegrande River is also peaceful.

Montsinéry-Tonnegrande used to be occupied by settlers. They used to run the sugar cane industry and to farm a spices plantation. Amerindians are also present in the city.

The 2 burgs developed with creole houses. In 1836, the population was made up of 1102 slaves and 167 free inhabitants feeding mainly on fishing. In 1878, Montsinnéry and Tonnegrande were gathered in a single municipal entity. In 1941 the Montsinnéry-Tonnegrande city was officially created.

Montsinéry-Tonnegrande is also known for its prisons. Indeed, in 1848, a first penitentiary was built and then closed at the end of the 19th century. In 1931, a new prison was built, called „Bagne des Anamites“, in order to receive Indochinese opponents to the French presence in Indochina. These 330 men performed manual work and built in particular the road towards Cayenne. In 1943, the camp was closed.

Montsinéry is the only space in French Guiana where you can find oysters. It is also possible to make eco tourism with a pedalo visit on the river and even ride a horse.

J.T. Hellstrom

J.T. Hellstrom is a fictional character on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless. The role was portrayed by actor Thad Luckinbill from August 27, 1999 to November 5, 2010. Luckinbill originally appeared on a recurring basis until he was put on contract in November 2002.

J.T. Hellstrom is introduced in 1999 as a high school friend of Billy Abbott, Raul Guittierez, Mackenzie Browning, Brittany Hodges and Rianna Miner. He has a reputation as a ladies‘ man. He dates Rianna, who he treats poorly and cheats on with Brittany. They break up and Rianna moves on with Raul.

J.T. begins a relationship with Billy’s niece, Colleen Carlton. Colleen is heartbroken when J.T. has a one night stand with Brittany’s mother, Anita, but they eventually reconcile. When Colleen feels she is getting in the way of J.T.’s budding music career, she leaves Genoa City and a heartbroken J.T.

J.T. develops unrequited feelings for Brittany. After she marries, he begins dating Mackenzie. Though he falls in love with her, he pretends to be the father of Brittany’s baby in order to protect Brittany from her husband’s enemies. The truth comes out, and he reunites with Mackenzie. Colleen returns to town wanting to reconcile with J.T. He is not interested in her because he is still devoted to Mac. He finds out Mac became pregnant with his baby, yet she did not tell him until she miscarried. He is angry that she confided in Kevin Fisher instead. Angry, he cheats on Mac with Victoria Newman. A broken-hearted Mac leaves town when he tells her. Colleen romantically pursues J.T. and is angry when she finds out he had sex with Victoria, who had recently become Colleen’s stepmother. J.T. soon reconciles with Colleen. Their relationship is strained when his work as a private investigator forces him to keep secrets from her. J.T. breaks up with her after she has an affair with Adrian Korbel. He still harbors affection toward Colleen and investigates her disappearance, including breaking into Korbel’s apartment where he finds one of Colleen’s earrings. J.T. and Korbel save Colleen from a fire, which they falsely believe was started by Kevin Fisher, who previously tried to kill Colleen. They refuse to believe Kevin when he says the fire was started by Jana, his ex-girlfriend, who set him up. Colleen is put on a respirator due to her oxygen level, and J.T. sits with her many times, admitting to her how much he loves her and how he will never stop.

He becomes engaged to Victoria. At the time, Victoria was expecting a baby that may be either J.T.’s child or the child of her estranged husband, and Colleen’s father, Brad Carlton. J.T. assures her that the paternity of Victoria’s child will make no difference for him and his plans for their life together. When Victoria is hit by a fallen rock during the Clear Springs explosion, she is left comatose. The doctors suggest that they do an emergency C-section to save Victoria, leaving the baby’s chances slim. Victor wants to save Victoria and her mother Nikki Newman want to save the baby. J.T. is left frustrated, as he does not have a say in what happens to his fiance or „his“ son. The decision is made after Victoria’s condition takes a turn for the worse, and the baby is delivered via C-section while she is still comatose. A paternity test done when blood is removed for medical tests proved that J.T. is the father of Victoria’s son. With Victoria still comatose, J.T. decides that their son needs a name. He names the baby Reed, after Victoria’s mother’s maiden name, and because a reed is strong and bends with the wind.

Victoria’s father, Victor Newman, hires J.T. to investigate Nikki’s fiance David Chow. When J.T. inadvertently tips Nikki off due to the way he is questioning her, Victor fires J.T. He has some unease about the strong role Victor plays in the lives of the Newman family, but when Victor offers him a job as head of Newman Enterprises security, J.T. accepts. Victoria wakes up and reunites with J.T. and Reed. He and Victoria are married several days later.

Victor then asked J.T. to investigate Colleen in order to take away her seat on the Newman Board. J.T quits his job at Newman and beings working with Paul. Colleen dies in October 2009 from drowning. J.T. is heartbroken and admits to Colleen that he loves her.

It brings the end of J.T. and Victoria’s marriage as they decide to divorce. During this time, he relies more and more on the pregnant Mackenzie, his former high school girlfriend for support. He seeks and received full custody of his son, Reed. He especially does not want Reed to be around his maternal grandfather, Victor. Victoria has vowed to fight and overturn the judge’s ruling, with the help of her family.

J.T. reunites with Mac, however, J.T.’s current job, spying on Newman Enterprises and gaining information on it for Tucker McCall, puts a strain on their relationship. In September, Mac tells J.T. that she may be pregnant with their second child, the first ending in a miscarriage.

When a powerful storm/tornado hits the Genoa City area, J.T. gets into an accident, as his car hits a tree when he tries to get to Cane Ashby and Lily Winters at the lake retreat. After he regains consciousness, J.T. tries to get moving again but gets electrocuted when a power pole hits his car, causing him to fall back into his car. Mac and Reed are at the Athletic Club waiting for him to return. Lily and Cane discover him on the side of the road when they are returning to Genoa City. Lily goes to call for help, and Cane performs CPR. Earlier in the day, J.T. had proposed to Mac, but she had turned him down.

When the tornado was over, while J.T. was hospitalized for electrocution, she realized life’s unpredictability. After pleading with him to wake up, she whispers, „I love you,“ in his ear, and then accepts his proposal. J.T. and Mac move to Washington, D.C., taking Reed with them.

In 2011, it was revealed that J.T. and Mackenzie welcomed a son, Dylan Hellstrom. The couple gets well wishes and congratulations from Victoria, Billy and Kevin.

J.T.’s relationship with Colleen Carlton is regarded as one of the show’s supercouples. They were immensely popular despite their controversial age difference. J.T. was most popular when paired with Colleen, the tough yet innately sweet young sophomore.

In August 2009, J.T. and Colleen admit to still having feelings for each other and eventually kiss, leading J.T.’s wife at the time Victoria Newman to sleep with Deacon Sharpe.

Natural history of Australia

The natural history of Australia has been shaped by the geological evolution of the Australian continent from Gondwana and the changes in global climate over geological time. The building of the Australian continent and its association with other land masses, as well as climate changes over geological time, have created the unique flora and fauna present in Australia today.

Three areas of the Australian landmass that are made of Archaean rocks are more than 2.5 billion years old, among the oldest known rocks. These igneous and metamorphic rocks are found in the Yilgarn (West) and Pilbara (North) cratons in today’s Western Australia and the Gawler (South) craton which makes up the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. During the Proterozoic, 2,500 to 545 Ma, continent building took place around the existing cratons; the accretions include sedimentary deposition of the banded iron formations and the formation of Australia’s major orebodies – sources of gold, copper, lead, zinc, silver and uranium. These disparate landmasses are thought to have become associated by the tectonic collisions that formed the supercontinent Rodinia, between 1300 to 1100 Ma. Geological evidence suggests that the West Australian cratons collided first, followed by collision with the South Australian craton between ~830 and 750 Ma. The Centralian Superbasin formed the junction of the North, South and West cratons.

Rodinia broke up between 830 to 745 Ma; at around 750 Ma the western side of Rodinia called Laurentia broke away from the landmass made from Australia, India and Antarctica, forming a gap that would become the Pacific Ocean.

The Archean rocks from the Pilbara craton contain some of the first evidence of life, primitive cyanobacterial mats known as stromatolites. Soft-bodied organisms from the Ediacaran collectively known as the Ediacaran biota are found in sandstone around the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, notably at a site known as Wilpena Pound.

Following the breakup of Rodinia, Australia, India and Antarctica made up a large landmass. During plate movements from 750 to 500 Ma South America and Africa moved toward India and Australia, and by 500 Ma South America and Africa had joined with them to form Gondwana.

During the Palaeozoic, 545 to 251 Ma, the present landmass of Australia saw two stages of geological development. From 545 to 390 Ma shallow warm seas covered parts of central Australia, with a series of volcanic arcs and deep water sedimentation in the east. During this period between 480 to 460 Ma the Larapinta Seaway extended across the centre of Australia. Cycles of sedimentation and volcanism formed new continental crust, forming eastern Australia. There was a major orogeny in eastern Australia from 387 to 360 Ma. The continent was affected by glaciation around 330 Ma.

The continents that had drifted apart from Rodinia drifted together again during the Paleozoic: Gondwana, Euramerica, and Siberia/Angara collided to form the supercontinent of Pangea during the Devonian and Carboniferous periods, some 350 million years ago. Pangea was a short-lived supercontinent; it began to break apart again in the early Jurassic. While Pangea existed it created opportunities for intermixing of the flora and fauna.

During the Carboniferous glaciation, erosion by ice extended into the Early Permian. Crustal extension and subsidence around 295 Ma formed shallow basins in which thick coal deposits were formed.

During the Mesozoic, when the Earth became much warmer, 251 to 140 Ma, the Australian landmass was covered with riverine plains. Humid conditions allowed the formation of peatlands, particularly in the east. Dinosaurs, reptiles and primitive mammals were present in Australia. Between 140 and 99 Ma sea levels rose and much of the continent was covered. In the same period (between 120 – 105 Ma) there was more volcanism in eastern Australia, leading to uplift creating the Tasman Sea to the southeast and the Coral Sea to the north.

The earliest land plants preserved in Australia occur in deposits from the Upper Silurian and the Lower Devonian in marine sediments in Victoria, named the Baragwanathia Assemblage for its most prominent element, the simple vascular plant the lycopod Baragwanathia. The assemblage also included Rhyniophyta, Zosterophyllophyta, and Trimerophyta in addition to other lycopods. All these plants were herbaceous, coastal and required an aqueous environment for reproduction. During the Devonian the first shrub-sized to tree-sized lycopods appeared in Australia and Antarctica; they dominated the flora until the Early Carboniferous. In the mid- to Late Carboniferous, as Australia drifted from equatorial latitudes to polar latitudes, the lycopods waned and were replaced by seed-ferns, and the NothorhacopterisFedekurtziaBotrychiopis complex.

Most of the modern Australian fauna had its origin in the Cretaceous. From pollen records from the Late Cretaceous it is proposed that the flora of the Cretaceous either evolved within the Austro-Antarctic region or entered Australia from Antarctica. Angiosperms evolved in the northern Gondwana/southern Laurasia during the Early Cretaceous and radiated worldwide. Prominent members of this early angiosperm flora were the Nothofagus.

Fossils found at Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, suggest that 110 million years ago Australia supported a number of different monotremes, but did not support any marsupials. Marsupials appear to have evolved during the Cretaceous in the contemporary northern hemisphere, to judge from a 100-million-year-old marsupial fossil, Kokopellia, found in the badlands of Utah. Marsupials would then have spread to South America and Gondwana. The first evidence of marsupials in Australia comes from the Tertiary, and was found at a 55-million-year-old fossil site at Murgon, near Kingaroy in southern Queensland. The Murgon fossil site has yielded a range of marsupial fossils, many with strong South American connections — unsurprising since the two continents were both a part of Gondwana. At Murgon evidence of a placental mammal, a Condylarth (Tingamarra porterorum), was discovered. Placental mammals were also found in North America and South America at this time. This find suggests that placental mammals did coexist with marsupials in Australia in the early Tertiary, although only marsupials persisted.

Australia separated from Gondwana 99 Ma, and initially remained warm and humid with rainforest vegetation. Inland Australia had systems of rivers and lakes with abundant wildlife. Fossil birds, platypus, frogs and snakes are present from this period. From 30 Ma there was a period of global cooling, and from 15 Ma the Antarctic ice sheet formed. Sand deserts and large inland salt lakes formed within the last 5 Ma. Climatic oscillation during the Pleistocene over the last million years led to repeated phases of glaciation with lower sea levels that linked Australia to New Guinea, and warmer interglacial periods with higher sea levels.

As early as the Miocene (23 to 5.3 Ma) and into the Pleistocene (20,000-50,000 years before present) the Australian megafauna developed. The megafauna became extinct in the late Pleistocene, at a time coinciding with both a period of climate change and the first human habitation of Australia. Recent analysis suggests that the fire-stick farming methods of the Australian Aborigines reduced plant diversity and contributed to the extinction of large herbivores with a specialised diet, like the flightless birds from the genus Genyornis. The World Heritage-listed Naracoorte Caves in South Australia are the best record of the Australian megafauna. The placental mammals made their reappearance in Australia in the Pleistocene, as Australia continued to move closer to Indonesia, both bats and rodents appearing reliably in the fossil record. The geographic isolation of Australia created a sharp division between Australian fauna and Asian fauna at the Wallace Line.

Yuva

Yuva est un film indien Bollywood réalisé par Mani Ratnam, sorti le . Le film est inspiré d‘Amours chiennes d’Alejandro González Iñárritu mais aussi Dil Chahta Hai de Farhan Akhtar. Parallèlement à Yuva, Mani Ratnam a tourné Ayitha Ezhuthu, une version en tamoul du même film. Esha Deol joue dans les deux versions. Vivek Oberoi s’est cassé une jambe en évitant une moto lors de la scène finale où Michael et Arjun affrontent Lallan sur le pont de Howrah (Kolkata).

Le destin va réunir trois jeunes hommes et leurs vies vont s’en trouver profondément bouleversées. Michael, un leader étudiant, conteste la légitimité du système politique en place et de ses élus, principalement Prosonjit Bhatacharya contre lequel il compte se présenter aux prochaines élections. À peine sorti de prison, Lallan, attiré par l’argent facile, se met au service d’un truand qui lui ordonne d’éliminer Michael. Quant à Arjun, il ne rêve que de partir aux États-Unis jusqu’au jour où il tombe amoureux d’une jolie indienne. Sous les yeux de Arjun, Michael va être grièvement blessé par les coups de feu tirés par Lallan. L’événement va fortement marquer l’entrée dans la vie d’adulte des trois jeunes hommes…

Composée par A.R. Rahman, la musique de Yuva comporte 6 scènes chantées : Khabi Neem Neem ~ Dol Dol ~ Badal ~ Fanaa ~ Khuda Hafiz (Anjaana Anjaani) ~ Dhakka Laga Bukka dont certaines intègrent des influences occidentales très marquées comme le rock (Dhakka Laga Bukka), le rap (Dol Dol) ou le jazz (Khuda Hafiz).

Tim Benford

Timothy LeBron „Tim“ Benford (born September 7, 1989) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Tennessee Tech.

Benford played his college ball with the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles. College statistics include 216 receptions for 3,097 yards and 26 touchdowns. He received all-Conference honors three years in a row, and played in the 2012 East–West Shrine Game.

He was signed by Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent after the 2012 NFL Draft. He was released before the season started and was allocated to the team’s practice squad. He was signed to the active roster on December 31, 2012.

After being waived on September 2, 2013, he was signed to the practice squad. He was signed to a reserve/future contract on December 30, 2014. The Cowboys waived Benford on August 27, 2014, and re-signed him to the practice squad. He was released on October 7.

On December 30, 2014, he was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers to the team’s practice squad. On January 1, 2015, he was placed on the injured reserve list.

Benford was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Tim Lloyd and Karen Davis. His major in college was Interdisciplinary Studies.

University of Houston student housing

Fifteen percent of University of Houston students live on campus. UH has several on campus dormitories: Moody Towers, The Quadrangle, Cougar Village I, Cougar Village II, Cougar Place, and Calhoun Lofts. UH also has partnerships with three private complexes, Bayou Oaks, Cullen Oaks, and Cambridge Oaks.

Moody Towers, frequently just called „The Towers,“ is one of the tallest complexes on campus and the largest area of residence halls. Each of the two towers consists of eighteen stories and together house 1,100 students. The Towers feature a newly renovated state of the art dining hall. The rooms in The Towers were scheduled to be renovated during the summer of 2011.

The Quadrangle, also known as „The Quad,“ is the oldest housing area on campus and consists of several coed dorm halls: Bates, Law, Oberholtzer, Settegast, and Taub. Oberholtzer Hall features a smaller, albeit cozy dining hall. The Quadrangle houses 800 students. The rooms in The Quads were scheduled to be renovated during the summer of 2011.

Cougar Village I is a freshman/Honors College dorm which opened in August 2010. The dormitory features themed floors with kitchens and lounges, a tutoring center, computer labs, multi-purpose rooms, study areas, a convenience store, a laundry facility, and a fitness center. Cougar Village I is exclusive only to freshman and Honor College students.

In addition to Cougar Village I, the University of Houston has authorized the construction of a second freshman and honors only housing complex, Cougar Village II. Cougar Village II is slated for a Fall 2013 opening.

In conjunction with traditional dormitories, UH has an apartment-style dormitory called Cougar Place that is a housing area consisting of 400 units. Cougar Place will soon be removed during the summer of 2011 making way for a new dorm to replace it.

In August 2009 Calhoun Lofts—a new university-owned and operated residential facility aimed at graduate and professional students—opened and includes retail stores, lecture halls, and recreation facilities.[citation needed]

UH also has several privately owned apartment complexes on campus that are Cullen Oaks, Bayou Oaks, and Cambridge Oaks.

American Campus Communities owns and operates Bayou Oaks and Cullen Oaks.

Cambridge Oaks, the designated family housing complex for University of Houston students, opened in 1990. Campus Living Villages owns and operates the facility. It houses over 600 students from UH and other area institutions. The complex has 210 units. Century Development had developed Cambridge Oaks. Students from the University of Houston, the University of Houston–Downtown, Texas Southern University, and Houston Community College are eligible to live in Cambridge Oaks.

Cambridge Oaks is served by the Houston Independent School District. The zoned schools are Lockhart Elementary School, Ryan Middle School, and Yates High School.

Felice Torelli

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Felice Torelli (Vérone, 1667 – Bologne, 1748) est un peintre italien baroque de l’école bolonaise, actif à la fin du XVIIe et dans la première moitié du XVIIIe siècle.

Né dans une famille d’artistes à Vérone, avec son frère Giuseppe Torelli, violoniste et compositeur de concertos, son fils le peintre Stefano Torelli et sa femme Lucia Casalini (1677-1761), portraitiste de renom, il commence son apprentissage chez Santo Prunati à Vérone puis chez Giovanni Gioseffo dal Sole à Bologne.

En 1710, Torelli est l’un des fondateurs de l‘Accademia Clementina de Bologne, dont Giuseppe Maria Crespi est membre.

Giovanni Domenico Ferretti vint pour travailler avec lui à Bologne.

Parmi les élèves de Torelli dans cette académie, on trouve les frères Ubaldo et Gaetano Gandolfi.