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51st Annual Grammy Awards

The 51st Annual Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, on February 8, 2009. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss were the biggest winners of the night, winning five awards including Album of the Year for their critically acclaimed album Raising Sand. Krauss became the sixth female solo artist to have won 5 awards in one night joining Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, Norah Jones, Beyoncé Knowles, Amy Winehouse. Lil Wayne received the most nominations with eight; the awards broadcast won a 2009 Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety or Music Series or Special. LL Cool J Duffy Whitney Houston T-Pain Al Green Natalie Cole Kanye West Herbie Hancock Green Day Blink-182 Sean Combs Morgan Freeman Charlie Haden Estelle Jack Black Zooey Deschanel will.i.am Queen Latifah Gwyneth Paltrow Craig Ferguson Simon Baker MusiCares Person of the YearNeil DiamondLifetime Achievement Award winnersGene Autry The Blind Boys of Alabama The Four Tops Hank Jones Brenda Lee Dean Martin Tom PaxtonTrustees Award winnersGeorge Avakian Elliott Carter Allen ToussaintTechnical Grammy Award winnersClarence "Leo" Fender Universal AudioPresident's Merit AwardClive Davis For all of these there are both nominees and winners, the winners are in bold.

Record of the Year"Please Read the Letter" – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss T Bone Burnett, producer. I. A. Diplo, producer. - Marcus MillerBest Pop Instrumental AlbumJingle All the Way – Béla Fleck and the Flecktones Sax for Stax - Gerald Albright Greatest Hits Rerecorded Volume One - Larry Carlton The Spice of Life - Earl Klugh A Night Before Christmas" - Spyro GyraBest Pop Vocal AlbumRockferry – Duffy Detours - Sheryl Crow Long Road Out of Eden - Eagles Spirit - Leona Lewis Covers - James Taylor Best Dance Recording"Harder, Faster, Stronger" – Daft Punk "Ready for the Floor" - Hot Chip "Just Dance" - Lady Gaga & Colby O' Donis "Give It 2 Me" - Madonna "Disturbia" - Rihanna "Black & Gold" - Sam SparroBest Electronic/Dance AlbumAlive 2007 – Daft Punk New York City - Brazilian Girls Bring Ya to the Brink - Cyndi Lauper X - Kylie Minogue Last Night - Moby Robyn - Robyn Best Traditional Pop Vocal AlbumStill Unforgettable – Natalie Cole The Sinatra Project - Michael Feinstein Noël - Josh Groban In the Swing of Christmas - Barry Manilow Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall - Rufus Wainwright Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance"Gravity" – John Mayer "I Saw Her Standing There" - Paul McCartney "Girls

2014 UFL FA Cup

The 2014 United Football League FA Charity Cup was the first edition of the UFL FA Cup. The competition ran from July 12 to 26, 2014. All times are PST. Global defeated Kaya 3–1 on July 26, 2014 at Rizal Memorial Stadium to capture the first UFL FA Cup title; the top six clubs of the 2014 United Football League competed for the cup. Top six clubs of the concluded 2014 United Football League qualified in this tournament. Global Kaya Loyola Stallion Green Archers United Pachanga Diliman All quarterfinal and semi-final matches will be played in two-legged contests, with scores carrying over from the first game into the second leg. Given that all matches will be held in one venue, there will be no away-goals rule; the quarterfinal round kicked off on July 12, 2014 at Rizal Memorial Stadium

SAMCO

SAMCO Inc.(サムコ株式会社) is a Japanese company that manufactures and sells semiconductor process equipment for the fabrication of electronic components as well as other micro and nano-scale devices. The company is headquartered in Kyoto and its product line can be divided into three categories: Plasma etching systems Plasma deposition systems Surface treatment systems. On May 30, 2001, SAMCO Inc. made its IPO on the JASDAQ stock exchange. On July 24, 2013, SAMCO Inc.’s public listing was accepted into the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. SAMCO Inc. was established in 1979 by its President and CEO, Osamu Tsuji, in a private garage in the Fushimi ward of Kyoto city. Called “SAMCO International, Inc.”, the company consisted of two engineers who developed a plasma CVD system for the deposition of amorphous silicon thin films used in solar cells. The name “SAMCO” is an acronym for “Semiconductor and Materials Company” and was chosen by Mr. Tsuji with a vision of making a breakthrough in semiconductor and materials research.

By October 2012, SAMCO sales had accumulated to 3,000 units of semiconductor process equipment. 70 % of SAMCO's revenue comes from the fields of electronic components. The company is now beginning to focus its sales efforts towards MEMS applications as well as GaN and SiC based power device applications. Business Week Compound Semiconductor Magazine Semiconductor Today Magazine Solid State Technology Magazine Silicon Semiconductor Magazine PRISM News

Jernbanetorget (station)

Jernbanetorget is both a rapid transit station on the Oslo Metro and a light rail station of the Oslo Tramway. The metro station is in the Common Tunnel used by all lines under the city centre, it is located between Stortinget to Grønland to the east. Until the construction of the station at Stortinget, Jernbanetorget was the end station for the eastern lines in downtown. Along with the Oslo Central Station, Oslo Bus Terminal and the tram and bus station above ground, Jernbanetorget is the largest transport hub in Norway. All six of the subway lines pass through the station, totaling 24 departures per hour during most of the day; the station submerged 5.2 metres below sea level. It is the central hub of the Tram network with all six lines using either the platform in front of Christiania Hotel or the one in front of the public transport information centre, Trafikanten. Media related to Jernbanetorget stasjon at Wikimedia Commons

David Lye

David Frank Lye is an English cricketer. Lye is a right-handed batsman, he was born in Devon. Procter first played for Devon in 1998 against Wales Minor Counties in the Minor Counties Championship. Two years he made his debut MCCA Knockout Trophy appearance for the county against Cornwall. In that same season he made his debut in List A cricket against Staffordshire in the 2nd round of the 2000 NatWest Trophy. In the following round of that competition, he scored his maiden List A half century, making 56 runs before being dismissed by Saqlain Mushtaq. In 2003, he scored his only List A century against Suffolk in the 1st round of the 2004 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy, played in 2003. Opening the batting, he made. In total, Lye played 10 List A matches in the period when Devon were permitted to take part in the domestic one-day tournament. In these 10 matches, he scored 265 runs at a batting average of 29.44. Still a feature in the Devon team, as of the end of the 2010 season, he has played 55 Minor Counties Championship matches and 39 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches.

In addition, Lye has played Second XI cricket for the Somerset Second XI and the Middlesex Second XI. David Lye at ESPNcricinfo David Lye at CricketArchive

Kadri Veseli

Kadri Veseli is a Kosovar politician and former Chairman of the Assembly. He is the leader of the Democratic Party of the largest party of the Government of Kosovo. Veseli was one of the leaders of the Kosovo Liberation Army, he was the chief of the Kosovo Intelligence Service, a post-war state intelligence organisation. Veseli began his higher education studies in 1990 at the University of Pristina Faculty of Agriculture and the Higher Pedagogical School in Albanian Language and Literature Department. Due to political circumstances, he was forced to complete the remainder of his studies in Albania, he has a bachelor's degree from the University of Kamëz, Albania, an MBA in General Management from the Sheffield University – International Faculty in Thessaloniki, is preparing the PhD Thesis in the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. Veseli speaks English and Serbian languages. With his wife, Violeta, he is the parents to four children. In May 2016, Veseli became President of PDK by acclamation.

He was elected with no votes against and no abstentions. Veseli was one of the young leaders of the Kosovar students’ movement during the years 1988 – 1990, which engaged in the fight for human and political rights of Kosovo Albanians, including the right for independence. During the Kosovo War he was appointed commander of the Counter Intelligence Service of the KLA, until the end of the war when it transformed into Kosovo Intelligence Service or SHIK, a post-war intelligence organisation until 2008 when it announced its disbandment. At the end of 2012, Kadri Veseli formally joined the Democratic Party of Kosovo, whereas in January 27, 2013 he became deputy head of the party. Veseli was voted Chairman of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo on 8 December 2014, he is slated to become head of the party after the resignation of Hashim Thaçi who vacated the post due to constitutional obligations in order to take the post of the President of the Republic of Kosovo. Following the 2017 Kosovan parliamentary election, Veseli was re-elected as Chairman of the Assembly on 7 September 2017