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Affliction

Affliction or Afflicted may refer to: Jul 8, 2004 Affliction. Country of origin: United States Location: Huntington Beach, California Status: Active Formed in: 1987 Genre: Crossover Thrash/Speed Metal Lyrical themes: Misery, Distress, Misfortune ...

                                               

1985 New Caledonian legislative election

Early legislative elections were held in New Caledonia on 29 September 1985. They were called after the 1984 elections had been boycotted by the pro-independence Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front and were marred by violence that conti ...

                                               

South American dogs

The domestic dog was introduced to South America between 7.500 and 4.500 BP from North America. They occupied the Andes region and spread into the Amazonian Basin relatively recently, in the 20th century. Today, very few of the original South Ame ...

                                               

Deniliquin 12 Pounder Rifled Breech-Loading Gun

The 12 Pounder Rifled Breech-Loading Gun is a heritage-listed weapon at 72 End Street, Deniliquin, Edward River Council, New South Wales, Australia. It was designed by Sir William Armstrong and built from 1855 to 1864. It is also known as 12 Poun ...

                                               

Artemis (missile)

Artemis, named for the Greek goddess of the chase and death, was an early air-to-air missile project carried out by the Royal Aircraft Establishment beginning in late 1943. The missile was intended for radar-equipped night fighters like the Brist ...

                                               

14-pounder James rifle

The 14-pounder James rifle or James rifled 6-pounder or 3.8-inch James rifle was a bronze muzzle-loading rifled cannon that was employed by the United States Army and the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. It fired a 14 lb sol ...

                                               

Karina Pankievich

Karina moved to Montevideo at the age of 13. Since the age of 15 years, she worked as a sex worker during the dictatorship in Uruguay. The violence and oppression she faced led him to leave Uruguay. He moved from Brazil and Argentina. Karina retu ...

                                               

Nina Chaubal

Nina Chaubal is the co-founder and Director of Operations at Trans Lifeline, the first transgender suicide hotline to exist in the United States and Canada. As a leading LGBTQ+ activist and trans woman, when Chaubal was held in immigration detent ...

                                               

Skengdo & AM

Skengdo & AM are a British rap duo that come from Myatts Field, Brixton, which is located in the Lambeth borough of South London. They are both members of UK drill group and alleged gang, 410. The group is known to have conflict with neighbouring ...

                                               

Critical mass (disambiguation)

Critical mass software engineering, a stage in the product life cycle of software Critical mass sociodynamics, a stage in social-system innovation

                                               

Milwaukee brewery shooting

On February 26, 2020, a mass shooting occurred at the Molson Coors Beverage Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at approximately 2:30 pm. The perpetrator, 51-year-old Anthony Ferrill, killed five employees before committing suicide.

                                               

Khayelitsha tavern shooting

The Khayelitsha tavern shooting was a mass shooting which occurred on the morning of 8 March 2020. It took place at a tavern in Site B, Khayelitsha and resulted in the deaths of seven people. An additional seven people were injured in the shootin ...

                                               

Semanggi shootings

The Semanggi shootings in Jakarta, Indonesia, were two incidents when state troops opened fire on unarmed civilians and protesters during special sessions of parliament. The first incident, known as Semanggi I, took place on 13 November 1998 and ...

                                               

Fujian gang

A Fujian gang is a crime syndicate, such as a triad gang, composed of Fujianese people; the term primarily refers to Fujianese immigrant gangs in Hong Kong. In some cases, the term "Fujian gang" can also refer more broadly to legal Fujianese comm ...

                                               

Sakhi (disambiguation)

A Sakhi is a historical account of Sikhism. Sakhi may also refer to: Alaipayuthey film, a 2000 Tamil film dubbed into Telugu with the title Sakhi Sakhi, Nepal, a village Sakhi Dad Mujahid, former Deputy Defence Minister of Afghanistan under Talib ...

                                               

Sports rorts affair (2020)

The "sports rorts" affair, also called the McKenzie Scandal, is a scandal named for the many similarities it has to the sports rorts affair that occurred under the Keating Government in 1993-1994. In January 2020, the Australian National Audit Of ...

                                               

Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto Duran III

Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto Duran III, billed as Uno Mas ", was a professional boxing match contested on December 7, 1989 for the WBC super middleweight title.

                                               

Mirza Dinnayi

Mirza Dinnayi - Iraqi writer and Yazidi social activist, Aurora Humanitarian Award 2019 laureate. Mirza Dinnayi is known as the director and co-founder of the Luftbrucke Irak, an organization which helps Yazidi victims of the Iraq war, rescues wo ...

                                               

Drogheda feud

The Drogheda feud is a series of allegedly connected crimes in Drogheda, Ireland. Four people have been killed as a result of the feud. The feud began in 2017 when a drugs gang split into two divisions. One fraction led by two brothers in their 2 ...

                                               

Rage

Rage video game, a 2011 first-person shooter and racing video game Rage collectible card game, a collectible card game Rage trick-taking card game, a commercial variant of the card game Oh Hell Rage 2, a 2019 open world first-person shooter and r ...

                                               

Outsider

Outsiders 1980 film, a South Korean film featuring Won Mi-kyung Outsider 1997 film, a 1997 Slovene-language film Outsider 2012 film, a Malayalam-language Indian film

                                               

Barry Allen

Barry Allen may refer to: Flash Barry Allen, the second fictional character named The Flash, a superhero in the DC Comics universe Barry Allen Arrowverse, the Arrowverse version of the character Barry Allan cricketer 1928–1962, New Zealand cricke ...

                                               

Rachel Levy

Rachel Levy is the name of: Rachel Levy 1984 or 1985–2002, Israeli victim of the Kiryat HaYovel supermarket bombing Rachel Levy mathematician Gertrude Rachel Levy 1884–1966, British cultural historian who published under the name G. Rachel Levy S ...

                                               

Loophole (disambiguation)

A loophole is a weakness that allows a system to be circumvented. Loophole may also refer to: Loophole 2017 film, a film about fictional battle with biblical connection Loophole firearm, a protected small opening to discharge a firearm Loophole 1 ...

                                               

Fat Boy

Fatboy EastEnders, fictional character Run Fatboy Run, 2007 comedy film Fatboy, a play by John Clancy

                                               

Peter Stone (disambiguation)

Peter Stone was an American writer. Peter Stone may also refer to: Peter G. Stone born 1957, British archaeologist Peter Stone footballer born 1954, Australian footballer Pete Stone, Australian footballer in the 1956 Summer Olympics Peter Stone p ...

                                               

Anna Williams

Anna Williams may refer to: Anna Willess Williams 1857–1926, American teacher and philosophical writer best known as the model for George T. Morgans silver dollar design Anna Williams Tekken, fictional character for the Tekken video game series A ...

                                               

Hit list

Hit list or The Hit List may refer to: A list of would-be victims in contract killing Record chart, a ranking of recorded music according to popularity during a given period of time Hit List, a novel by Lawrence Block

                                               

Skyfire

Skyfire may refer to: Skyfire, a trance music song released in 2011 by American-born Taiwanese DJ & producer Shogun Skyfire, the cartoon name for the Transformers Autobot character also known as "Jetfire" Skyfire fictional book series, frequently ...

                                               

Shooting of Sean Reed

On May 6, 2020, Dreasjon Reed, a 21-year-old African American man better known as Sean Reed, was killed in an alleged shootout with an unidentified African American IMPD officer in Indianapolis, Indiana, following a prolonged traffic stop on susp ...

                                               

University of Alberta shooting

On June 15, 2012, 21-year-old security guard Travis Baumgartner, an employee of G4S Cash Solutions, shot four of his coworkers, three fatally, in the HUB Mall building on the campus of University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He stole ...

                                               

Soldiers. Story from Ferentari

Soldiers. Story from Ferentari is a 2017 Romanian drama film directed by Ivana Mladenovic and based on the novel with the same title by Adrian Schiop.

                                               

Peter Lawrence

Peter Lawrence may refer to: Peter Godfrey Lawrence 1920–1953, aviator Peter Lawrence teacher 1913–2005, British teacher and author Peter Lee Lawrence 1945–1974, German actor Peter Lawrence pirate fl. 1693–1705, Dutch privateer and pirate real na ...

                                               

Elin C. Danien

Elin Corey Danien was an American anthropologist and scholar of ancient Maya ceramics. She was an expert on Chama pottery: polychrome, cylindrical vases produced in the eighth century CE in the highlands of what is now Guatemala. After earning BA ...

                                               

AAPA

AAPA may refer to: Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, a trade association Asian American Political Alliance, a political organization in the 1960s aiming to unite all Asian Americans to push for political change American Association of Patholo ...

                                               

Coons

David Coons born 1960, computer graphics specialist Dana Coons born 1978, American long distance runner Maurice Coons 1908-1930, the given name of author Armitage Trail 1908-1930 Albert Coons 1912–1978, American physician, pathologist, and immuno ...

                                               

William Cobb (disambiguation)

William Cobb was a designer and engineer of rollercoasters. William Cobb may also refer to: William Jelani Cobb born 1967, American author and educator William Cobb Eureka character, a character on the American science fiction drama Eureka Will D ...

                                               

David Turner

David M. Turner 1917–2012, member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives David Turner politician born 1944, Canadian politician and academic David Howell Turner 1885–1957, politician from Alabama

                                               

Code of the Quipu

Code of the Quipu is a book on the Inca system of recording numbers and other information by means of a quipu, a system of knotted strings. It was written by mathematician Marcia Ascher and anthropologist Robert Ascher, and published as Code of t ...

                                               

William Archer

William or Bill Archer may refer to: William Archer British politician 1677–1739, British politician William S. Archer 1789–1855, U.S. Senator and Representative from Virginia Bill Archer businessman, British businessman William Archer New South ...

                                               

Fee (disambiguation)

Fee simple, a form of estate in land in common law Fee tail, a tenure of an entailed estate in land Knights fee, a fief large enough to support a knight Fee feudal tenure, or fief, fiefdom

                                               

Marlui Miranda

Marlui Miranda is a Brazilian singer, musician, and researcher known for her performances of indigenous music from the Amazon. She has collaborated with Brazilian musicians Gilberto Gil, Egberto Gismonti, Milton Nascimento, and Nana Vasconcelos.

                                               

Michael Warren

Michael Warren actor born 1946, American TV actor and college basketball player Michael Warren footballer born 1982, Australian rules footballer Mike Warren baseball born 1961, baseball player Michael Warren II, American football running back

                                               

DFU

Dmitri Fedorovich Ustinov, former Minister of Defence of the Soviet Union Donald F. Ungurait, the founding Dean of the Florida State University Film School Dieter F. Uchtdorf born 1940, German aviator, airline executive and religious leader

                                               

Charles Norris

Charles Norris may refer to: Charlie Norris wrestler born 1965, a retired American professional wrestler Charles Norris artist 1909-2004, British stained-glass artist Charles Norris etcher 1779–1858, English topographical etcher and writer Charle ...

                                               

Karen Taylor

Karen Taylor may refer to: Karen Taylor comedian born 1976, English comedian Karen T. Taylor born 1952, American forensic artist Karen Taylor, basketball player and mother of basketball player Stanley Johnson Karen Taylor Hollyoaks, fictional cha ...

                                               

Sydney Smith (disambiguation)

Sydney Smith was an English writer and clergyman. Sydney Smith may also refer to: Sir Sydney Alfred Smith 1883–1969, New Zealander and Scottish forensic scientist, also called Sir Sidney Alfred Smith Sydney Howard Smith 1872–1947, British badmint ...

                                               

Behavior change

Behavior change can refer to any transformation or modification of human behavior. It may also refer to: Behavior change individual, a rapid and involuntary change of behavior sometimes associated with a mental disorder or a side effect of medica ...

                                               

Human (disambiguation)

Archaic Homo sapiens since ca. 200.000 years Human taxonomy, the classification of the species Homo sapiens Any member of the genus Homo since ca. 2.5 million years Human evolution, the evolutionary process leading up to the appearance of modern ...

                                               

Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence

The Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence is a research center at University of California, Berkeley focusing on advanced artificial intelligence safety methods. CHAI was founded in 2016 by a group of academics led by UC Berkeley co ...