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1916 United States presidential election

The 1916 United States presidential election was the 33rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1916. Incumbent Democratic President Woodrow Wilson defeated Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes, the Republican candidate. Wilson was the only sitting Democratic president to win re-election between 1832 and 1936. Wilson was re-nominated without opposition at the 1916 Democratic National Convention; the 1916 Republican National Convention chose Hughes as a compromise between the conservative and progressive wings of the party. Hughes defeated John W. Weeks, Elihu Root, several other candidates on the third ballot of the convention, becoming the only Supreme Court Justice to serve as a major party's presidential nominee. While conservative and progressive Republicans had been divided in the 1912 election between the candidacies of then-incumbent President William Howard Taft and former President Theodore Roosevelt, they united around Hughes in his bid to oust Wilson.

The election took place during the time of the Mexican Revolution and World War I. Although neutral in the European conflict, public opinion in the United States leaned towards the Allied forces headed by Great Britain and France against the German Empire and Austria-Hungary, due in large measure to the harsh treatment of civilians by the German Army in Belgium and northern France and the militaristic character of the German and Austrian monarchies, but in spite of their sympathy with the Allied forces most American voters wanted to avoid involvement in the war and preferred to continue a policy of neutrality. Wilson's campaign used the popular slogans "He kept us out of war" and "America First" to appeal to those voters who wanted to avoid a war in Europe or with Mexico. Hughes criticized Wilson for not taking the "necessary preparations" to face a conflict, which only served to strengthen Wilson's image as an anti-war candidate; the United States would enter the war in April 1917, one month after Wilson's second inauguration as president.

After a hard-fought contest, Wilson defeated Hughes by nearly 600,000 votes in the popular vote. The 1916 election saw an increase in Wilson's popular vote from the four-way election of 1912, but a major decline in the number of electoral votes won. Wilson secured a narrow majority in the Electoral College by sweeping the Solid South and winning several swing states with razor-thin margins. Wilson won California by just 3,773 votes. Allan L. Benson of the Socialist Party and Frank Hanly of the Prohibition Party each finished with greater than 1% of the popular vote. Democratic candidate: Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States The 1916 Democratic National Convention was held in St. Louis, Missouri between June 14 and 16. Given Wilson's enormous popularity within the party as well as being an incumbent President, he was overwhelmingly re-nominated. Vice President Thomas R. Marshall was re-nominated with no opposition. In the campaign Edward M. House declined any public role, but was Wilson's top campaign advisor.

Hodgson says, "he planned its structure. Republican candidates: Charles Evans Hughes, U. S. Supreme Court Justice and former Governor of New York John W. Weeks, U. S. senator from Massachusetts Elihu Root, former U. S. senator from New York Theodore E. Burton, former U. S. senator from Ohio Charles W. Fairbanks, former Vice President of the United States from Indiana Albert B. Cummins, U. S. senator from Iowa The 1916 Republican National Convention was held in Chicago between June 7 and 10. A major goal of the party's bosses at the convention was to heal the bitter split within the party that had occurred in the 1912 presidential campaign. In that year, Theodore Roosevelt bolted the Republican Party and formed his own political party, the Progressive Party, which attracted most of the Republican liberals. William Howard Taft, the incumbent president, won the nomination of the regular Republican Party; this split in the Republican ranks divided the Republican vote and led to the election of Democrat Woodrow Wilson.

Although several candidates were competing for the 1916 nomination—most prominently conservative Senator Elihu Root from New York and liberal Senator John W. Weeks from Massachusetts—the party's bosses wanted a moderate who would be acceptable to both factions of the party, they turned to Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes, serving on the court since 1910 and had the advantage of not having publicly spoken about political issues in six years. Although he had not sought the nomination, Hughes made it known that he would not turn it down. Former Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks was nominated as his running mate. Hughes was the only Supreme Court Justice; the Progressives re-nominated former President Theodore Roosevelt and nominated John Parker of Louisiana as his running-mate. However, Roosevelt telegraphed the convention and declared that he could not accept their nomination and would be endorsing Republican nominee Charles Hughes for the Presidency. With Roosevelt refusing to be their candidate, the Progressive Party fell into disarray.

Bruce Roberts (singer)

Bruce Roberts is an American singer and songwriter. His songs have been recorded by such artists as The Pointer Sisters, Donna Summer, Barbra Streisand, Jeffrey Osborne, Whitney Houston and Laura Branigan, he has released three albums as a solo artist including Intimacy, which featured musical and vocal contributions by many notable artists. Bruce Roberts' song catalog is published by Reservoir Media Management. Roberts, according to Danny Bonaduce, provided most of the vocals accredited to Bonaduce on his self-titled album Danny Bonaduce in 1973. In 1979 Roberts co-wrote Donna Summer and Barbra Streisand's number one disco duet, "No More Tears", with Paul Jabara, the same year he wrote the ballad "All Through The Night" with Summer for her multiplatinum selling album Bad Girls, a song which he in turn covered on his 1995 album Intimacy. Bruce Roberts Cool Fool Intimacy "When the Money's Gone" "Whenever There Is Love" "All Through The Night", by Donna Summer, K. C. & The Sunshine Band "Don't You Love Me Anymore?" by Engelbert Humperdinck "Flames of Paradise" by Jennifer Rush & Elton John "Fool That I Am" by Rita Coolidge "I Could Have Loved You" by The Moments "I Got Your Love" by Donna Summer "I'll Make You Music" by Beverly Bremers "The Lucky One" by Laura Branigan "The Main Event/Fight" by Barbra Streisand "Me-U=Blue" by Glenn Medeiros & The Stylistics "No More Tears" duet with Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand "Oh, People" by Patti LaBelle "Only My Heart Talkin'" by Alice Cooper "Our Night", co-written with Carole Bayer Sager and released on Shaun Cassidy's 1978 album Under Wraps "Picnic in the Rain" by Naomi Campbell "Shock Me" duet with Whitney Houston & Jermaine Jackson "Skybird" by Tony Orlando and Dawn "Sometimes Like Butterflies", by Donna Summer, Dusty Springfield "Starmaker" by The Kids from "Fame" "Stronger Than Before" by Carole Bayer Sager recorded by Chaka Khan "Stronger Together" by Jessica Sanchez "To Paris with Love" by Donna Summer "Twist My Arm" by The Pointer Sisters "Unison" by Junior "We Should Be Together" by Cliff Richard "Whisper in the Dark" by Dionne Warwick "You Should Be Mine" by Jeffrey Osborne "You're Moving Out Today" by Carole Bayer Sager "You're the Only One" by Dolly Parton Bruce Roberts on IMDb

AmaZulu F.C.

AmaZulu is a South African football club based in the city of Durban that plays in the Premier Soccer League. The club's nickname, Usuthu, is a Zulu war cry. One of the oldest clubs in South Africa, AmaZulu was formed by Zulu migrant workers in 1932 and named Zulu Royal Conquerors; the club was introduced to Zulu king Solomon, who changed the team's name to Zulu Royals, their colours to royal blue and white, introduced the shield to their logo. Prince Bayisikili was placed as the team guardian at eMsizini and replaced by Prince Sithela and the teams headquarter was at the eMbelebeleni Royal Kraal by the team colours had changed to bottle green and white. On the day of King Bhekizulu's funeral in the year 1968, the team went to play a Cup game against SAPPI Homestars at eMandeni, which they lost 4-2. On the day of the funeral the club was supposed to escort the King's coffin but Mr. Shezi, Mr. Nsele, Mr. Magwaza ended up escorting the King wearing the teams uniform. After that game an argument had broken up between the supporters of the club because some of them including Prince Sithela criticized the fact that, how could the team play a game on the day of the funeral of the Zulu King, when the team was supposed to mourn the King's death.

The continuation of the argument led to Mr Gideon Sibiya and Mr. Ntuli who accompanied the club to eMandeni decided to take the club away from eMbelebeleni to eWema and it was no longer recognized at the eMbelebeleni Royal Kraal. At the end of 1970 the remaining committee members consisting of Mr Mkhize and Mr Ralph Mabaso decided to rebuild the team from scratch, recruited players, acquired a kit and appointed Mr Bethuel Masondo as the team manager; the committee went on to register the club as Zulu Royals United and Mr. Bethuel Masondo was the sole director, they decided to take the team back to eMbelebeleni Royal Kraal as its headquarters. In 1971 a team called African Wanderers, located in Kwa-Zulu Natal were experiencing problems while playing in the National Professional League which led the NPSL to take a decision that the Kwa-Zulu Natal Football Association must suspend African Wanderers from the NPSL and recommend another team from Kwa-Zulu Natal to replace them; the Kwa-Zulu Natal Football Association recommended the following teams: Union Jacks, Durban City All Black, Zulu Royals United Directors or Young Dribblers.

The National Professional Soccer League at that time chairman, Mr RD Sishi, decided that Zulu Royal's United must replace African Wanderers in the NPSL because Zulu Royals was a team which represented the Zulu Nation from the Royal Kraal and that it has a support base more than the clubs that were recommended. In 1971 Zulu Royals replaced African Wanderers and went on to finish 6th on the log and were voted club of the year; the following year in 1972 the club won the N. P. S. L league title securing 44 points from 26 matches and only losing 2 games. In 1973 Zulu Royal suffered a huge set back when the manager Mr. Bethwell Masondo left the club and took with him several prominent players which split the club. After this unfortunate incident the club went into a mid-season slump that would see them not being able to successful defend their league title. In 1974, the running of the club was taken over by the supporters and in the same year, the team changed to AmaZulu Football Club; some supporters led by Mr. Francis Dlamini who managed the reserve team decided to part ways with the reserve team to Bhekizulu hall and renamed back Zulu Royals United and its nickname were esikotshi”.

Other Directors that followed were Mr, Manana and Mr. Nxumalo who bought the team for R 4000.00, Mr. Merikan Madlala from Lamontville followed a committee made of Mr. Ngongoma, Mr. Duma, Mr. Mathe, Mr. Dlamini, Mr. Biyela and Nhleko. In 1985 the National Soccer League was formed and AmaZulu entered a new phase of their history under the leadership of Mr. David Dlamini. In 1987, Clive Barker coached AmaZulu FC to finals of mainstay Cup and Iwisa Charity Cup, where they were narrowly defeated twice by Kaizer Chiefs. In 1990 the club reached the Bob Save Super Bowl final which they lost with a last minute goal against Jomo Cosmos, in 1992 the club won the inauguration Coca-Cola Cup and finished 3rd on the log in 1993. After Mr. Dlamini followed Spar Natal, Mr. Ncanana, Mr. Dan Naidoo, Mr. Mike Segal, Mr. Dave King after him was Mr Sisa Bikisha in 2002, who changed the name AmaZulu F. C to Zulu Royals. In 2005, Dr Patrick Sokhela bought the team from Mr Sisa Bikisha, decided to revive the once mighty outfit of the Zulus by renaming the team back to AmaZulu Football Club.

He and bought the Premier Soccer League status of Dynamos to return the club to the top flight. To commemorate the club's 80th anniversary in 2012 AmaZulu played a friendly against English giants Manchester United on 18 July 2012 losing by a solitary goal scored by Federico Macheda. AmaZulu was relegated in the 2014–15 season. After a failure to be promoted in the 2016-17 season they rejoined the Premier Soccer League by purchasing the Thanda Royal Zulu's Premier Soccer League Status. After purchasing their PSL status, the team finished 7th in the 2017/2018 season, however they were stripped of the Top 8 finish when Ajax Cape Town fielded Tendai Ndoro in matches against Platinum Stars, Polokwane City & Supersport United; this resulted in Ajax Cape Town losing all three matches 3-0 & fined R50 000 on each offence, AmaZulu dropping to 9th position in the 2017/2018 season. On 28 September 2018 it was announced by the PSL that AmaZulu would be docked 6 points for failure to comply with a ruling made by Court of Arbitration for Sport in September 2017.

The matter surrounded the illegal termination of the contract of a former player, Phinheas Nambandi, in 2014 Nambandi took the club to F

Les Bleus (TV series)

Les Bleus: premiers pas dans la police is a French police television series about five rookie police officers learning the ropes. Episodes center on the young protagonists' amusing attempts to solve and prevent crimes with the help of their seasoned superiors. Though their lack of experience creates many humorous situations, the series is an action-adventure police drama. Most of the action takes place on the streets of Paris; as the story progresses, the rookies form a tight knit group while continuing to develop their outside relationships. Each character has to face his own ethical dilemmas having to choose between upholding the law and loyalty to those closest to them; the series was created by Alain Robillard and Alain Tasma. It aired from February 8, 2006 until October 16, 2010 on France's M6. Emil Abossolo-Mbo as Professor Hassan Émilie Gavois-Kahn as Anaïs Eric Godon as Artiguste François Levantal as Boris Lukacs Françoise Bertin as Madame Tubin Guillaume Gouix as Marco Joseph Malerba as Lieutenant Simoni Marie-Christine Adam as Madame Magnard Nicolas Marié as Gilbert Mourier Olivier Broche as Cyrille Vauquier Philippe Laudenbach Riton Liebman as The medical examiner Pilot 90 minutes Collateral Damage Hard Life Ghost of the Past TBA Eyes Closed TBA Hostages Pretenses Everything’s Wrong Infiltration Internal Investigation Part 1 Internal Investigation Part 2 Behind Bars Fresh Start Dangerous Games Abduction Alert TBA Point Blank Un voisin encombrant Faillites collectives L'Envers du décor Le Passé retrouvé Amour fou À mains nues La Tentation d'Alex Corps étrangers Sur la touche Une affaire de famille Sexe, mensonge et vidéo Un père et manque Bijoux de famille Chambre avec vue 24 heures presque chrono À double tranchant "No Tomorrow" by Orson.

"Everywhen" by Massive Attack "A Little Bit Strange" by Immersion "I can't forgive" by Béatrice Lang "Torturé" by Fabrice Aboulker "La Nuit Je Mens" by Alain BashungPlayed in the last scene of season three when Kévin asks Yann to marry him. Played at the end of the last episode of the series as Kévin leaves the force and goes to Mexico. Festival du film de télévision de Luchon 2006: Grand Prize for Series Best Young Actor: Mhamed ArezkiFestival de la fiction TV de La Rochelle 2007: Best Prime Time Series List of French television series Les Bleus on IMDb Les Bleus on Allociné

Skywalker Sound

Skywalker Sound is the sound effects, sound editing, sound design, sound mixing and music recording division of Lucasfilm. Its main facilities are located at George Lucas's Skywalker Ranch in Lucas Valley, near Nicasio, California. Skywalker Sound was founded as Sprocket Systems in California. While located in San Anselmo, Sprocket Systems came into contact with the local residents from time to time. For instance, Kentfield resident Pat Welsh was "discovered" while shopping at a camera store and went on to provide the voice for E. T.. During the sound recording of Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harrison Ford could be spotted practicing his bullwhip technique in the parking lot. Sprocket Systems moved from San Anselmo following a disastrous flood in January 1982 and changed its name to Skywalker Sound in 1987 after the company moved to Skywalker Ranch. Skywalker Sound's staff of sound designers and re-recording mixers have either won or been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Sound and Best Sound Editing every year since Star Wars in 1977.

Mixing stages, editorial services, scoring stages are all located in a central'Tech Building', with dining areas and living quarters in the vicinity but separate from the main work area. Skywalker Sound received 62 nominations. Any film with an asterisk means that though Skywalker Sound did not provide the sound, a creative worked on it. Star Wars More American Graffiti Onward Mulan Black Widow The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run Soul Top Gun: Maverick Minions: The Rise of Gru Wish Dragon Official website Skywalker Sound Blog


Anabaraspis is a genus of redlichiid trilobite. A. splendens occurs in lowest Middle Cambrian of Russia. In Anabaraspis there is a long area in front of the glabella, not differentiated in a border and a preglabellar field; this is a unique character in the family Paradoxididae. The frontal lobe of the central raised area of the headshield is pointed, rather than rounded or truncate, a character shared with Plutonides, though, in Plutonides it hangs over the short anterior border; the exoskeleton of Anabaraspis is flat, oval to inverted egg-shaped. The glabella subpentagonal with a blunt frontal tip, widest near the back of the frontal lobe; the glabella is divided into three rings by furrows that cross the midline, although the most frontal of these is shallow in the middle. In front of that may be two faint sets of furrows that do not cross-over; the area in front of the glabella is long, not differentiated into a preglabellar field and the anterior border. The facial suture in front of the eye is long and divergent, while the portion behind the eye isshort.

The genal spine is stout. The articulate middle part of the body has 15 to 18 segments with sickle-shaped spines; the inner part of the ribs is about as wide as the axis. The tailshield is longer than wide hexagonal, with a long, flat posterior area; the rear margin of the pygidium is indented. The pygidial axis is short, with 1 axial ring; the surface is smooth