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Aretus was one of several characters in Greek mythology: King Aretus of Pylos, son of Nestor and Eurydice. He was the brother to Thrasymedes, Polycaste, Stratichus, Peisistratus and Antilochus. Aretus, prince of Troy and one of fifty sons of Priam, he was killed by Automedon. Aretus was known for his love of horses and was said to be the protector of horses by the Greek people. Cavalry soldiers were known to pray to Aretus and Allamenium before going into battle. Aretus, a Bebrycian who helped to bind gauntlets about the hands of Amycus for his boxing-match, he was killed by Clytius, one of the Argonauts. Aretus, armed his force under compulsion and joined King Deriades of India against Dionysus in the Indian War, his sons were dumb because while he was sacrificing to Aphrodite the day of his marriage, a pregnant sow gave birth to a bastard brood of marine creatures. A seer was asked and he foretold a succession of dumb children to come, like the voiceless generation of the sea. After the war Dionysus restored their voices.

His sons, whom he had by Laobie, were Lycus, Glaucus and Melaneus. Aretus, a warrior in the army of Dionysus during the Indian War, he was killed by King Deriades of India. Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica translated by Robert Cooper Seaton, R. C. Loeb Classical Library Volume 001. London, William Heinemann Ltd, 1912. Online version at the Topos Text Project. Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica. George W. Mooney. London. Longmans, Green. 1912. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library. Homer, The Iliad with an English Translation by A. T. Murray, Ph. D. in two volumes. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Homer, Homeri Opera in five volumes. Oxford, Oxford University Press. 1920. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library. Homer, The Odyssey with an English Translation by A. T. Murray, PH. D. in two volumes. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website. Nonnus of Panopolis, Dionysiaca translated by William Henry Denham Rouse, from the Loeb Classical Library, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 1940.

Online version at the Topos Text Project. Nonnus of Panopolis, Dionysiaca. 3 Vols. W. H. D. Rouse. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press. 1940–1942. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library

Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission

The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission is an international commission responsible for the conservation and management of tuna and other marine resources in the eastern Pacific Ocean. The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission was created by the Convention for the Establishment of an Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission, signed between the United States and Costa Rica on May 31, 1949; the Convention was signed by United States Secretary of State Dean Acheson and Costa Rica's Ambassador to the United States, Mario Echandi Jiménez. A number of additional countries joined the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission; each country is represented by up to four Commissioners. In 2003, the members of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission signed the Antigua Convention, strengthening the Commission's powers. Most members of the Commission ratified the Antigua Convention between 2004 and 2009, but as of 2011, the U. S. had not ratified the Antigua Convention. The headquarters of the IATTC are located in La Jolla, San Diego, United States.

An asterisk indicates that the state has ratified the Convention on the Establishment of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Convention. The IATTC has significant responsibilities for the implementation of the International Dolphin Conservation Program, provides the Secretariat for that program; the first objective of the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program is to reduce incidental dolphin mortalities in the purse-seine fishery in the eastern Pacific Ocean to levels approaching zero. This Agreement and its predecessor, the 1992 La Jolla Agreement, have been spectacularly successful in meeting this objective, as shown by the reduction in mortality of dolphins incidental to fishing. During 2013 95.4% of all sets made on tuna associated with dolphins were accomplished with no mortality or serious injury to the dolphins. Furthermore, the total mortality of dolphins in the fishery has been reduced from about 132,000 in 1986 to about 800 in 2013. Cook Islands The IATTC, through the Alcotines Laboratory is a major contributor of research in the early life history of tropical tunas.

The Achotines Laboratory was established as part of the IATTC’s Tuna-Billfish Program. It is one of the few research facilities in the world designed for studies of the early life history of tropical tunas; as tunas are pelagic fish they are difficult to study in their natural habitat. Little is known from studies of live tunas of their reproductive activities or early life history, for that reason the IATTC established a research laboratory to focus on these aspects of tuna biology; the Achotines Laboratory provides a unique setting for studying the reproductive behavior and early life stages of tropical tunas. While tunas are the main focus at the Laboratory, there are ample facilities to support research in other areas of marine and terrestrial science. Indian Ocean Tuna Commission IATTC homepage

St Mary's Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne

The Cathedral Church of St Mary is a Catholic cathedral in Newcastle upon Tyne, the mother church of the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle and seat of the Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle. The Cathedral, situated on Clayton Street, was designed by Augustus Welby Pugin and built between 1842 and 1844; the cathedral is a grade I listed building and a fine example of the Gothic Revival style of architecture championed by Pugin. There is a monument dedicated to Cardinal Basil Hume in the Monument Garden outside of the cathedral, opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 2002. St Mary's Cathedral is the sixth tallest structure in the city. St. Mary's Church in Newcastle opened in August 1844, paid for through halfpenny subscriptions from the community of poor immigrants on Tyneside; the priest at the mission at Newcastle upon Tyne wa William Riddell. The stained glass in the Great East Window, Lady Chapel and Blessed Sacrament Chapel, were done by William Wailes in 1843 to designs provided by Pugin. By decree of Pope Pius IX on 29 September 1850, the Catholic hierarchy was restored on a regular pattern to England and Wales.

Much of what had been known as the Vicariate Apostolic of the Northern District became the new See of Hexham. Bishop William Hogarth was appointed to be the first bishop of the new diocese, as such, required a church in which to place his seat or cathedra. St Mary's was chosen for this purpose and thus it gained the status of a cathedral church in 1850, becoming the first cathedral in Newcastle, as the Anglican St. Nicholas' Cathedral didn't become a cathedral until 1882. On 21st August 1860, the Cathedral was dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption; the name of the see was changed in 1861 to Diocese of Newcastle. Since eleven further bishops have been installed in St Mary's as Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle. With a bequest from the estate of Elizabeth Dunn, in 1872 a tower and steeple designed by Dunn & Hansom were added; the seat of the Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle was vacant after the death of the Right Reverend Kevin John Dunn in March 2008. He served in the post for four years, having been consecrated a Bishop and installed on the feast of St Bede the Venerable, 25 May 2004.

Seamus Cunningham received his episcopal consecration on 20 March 2009, at St. Mary's Cathedral, he is the thirteenth bishop of the Diocese of Newcastle. On 21 April 2006 the incumbent Dean, the Reverend Michael Campion left his appointment at the cathedral, he is succeeded by the Reverend Peter Leighton the Catholic Chaplain to the University of Durham. Under the careful guidance of the Reverend Peter Leighton, the Cathedral has undergone a thorough period of renovation restoring much of the beauty of the original design. Phase one of the work was completed in September 2010 and phase two of the work, which included the installation of a new three-manual Kenneth Tickell organ of 46 stops, was completed in February 2013. On the 4 February, Pope Francis announced that Bishop Robert Byrne was to be the next Bishop of Hexam and Newcastle after the resignation of Bishop Seamus Cunningham. Robert Byrne served as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, he is a member of the Oratory the St. Philip Neri at Birmingham Oratory.

Bishop Ambrose Griffiths - Eleventh Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle Bishop Hugh Lindsay - Tenth Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle Basil Cardinal Hume - Archbishop of Westminster 1976-1999 Robert Byrne - current bishop of the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle Official Cathedral Website Official Diocesan Website

Join the Club (band)

Join The Club is a Filipino alternative rock band founded in 2001, known for their hits such as "Nobela" "Paano Sasabihin" and "Lunes". The band consists of Congie Lulu, Migs Mendoza, Mark Garchitorena and Aris Manjares. According to them, Join The Club is not just a revolution. Biboy Renia - vocals, acoustic guitar Congie Lulu - bass guitar Migs Mendoza - lead guitar, keyboard synthesizer, backing vocals Mark Garchitorena - drums Aris Manjares - rhythm guitar The band's influences include Dong Abay, YANO, The Beatles, Motion City Soundtrack, Sean Lennon, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, All American Rejects, Bob Dylan, Alfie, The Killers, The Strokes, Ramones, Daniel Johnston, Joy Division and My Vitriol. Join The Club LIVE DEMO Join The Club EP Gerista EP Kulang EP Nobela NAKED Vol. 1 Makapili Sessions Vol. 1 Nahihibang EP Langit'Pag Kapiling Ka EP Makapili Sessions Vol. 1 Makapili Sessions Vol. 2 Gintong Nadarang Sa Apoy EP Nobela Nobela "Repackaged" Gera Ng Balarila Strangely Familiar Untitled Album Full Volume The Best of Manila Sound: Hopia Mani Popcorn Enveloped Ideas Mahiwaga Lunes Nobela Tinig Tinig - Acoustic Paano Sasabihin Dekada Handog Bagong Panimula Baliktanaw I Saw You Coming In Bagong Panimula Balewalang Pag-Ibig Rakista Nahihibang Pagsilang Kahit Sa Panaginip Na Lang Miserable Mas Miserable Langit'Pag Kapiling Ka feat.

Jana Garcia Gintong Nadarang Sa Apoy Solitaryo Lunes - Directed by Francis M Nobela - Directed by Genghis Jimenez Tinig - Tinig Acoustic - Directed by Treb Monteras Paano Sasabihin - Directed by Treb Monteras Dekada - Directed by Genghis Jimenez Baliktanaw - Directed by Biboy Renia Bagong Panimula - Directed by Kevin Dayrit Balewalang Pag-ibig - Directed by Kevin Dayrit Rakista - Directed by Kevin Dayrit Nahihibang - Directed by Migs Mendoza, Mark Tumala, Jep Tumala Ang Pagsilang - Directed by Migs Mendoza Kahit Sa Panaginip Na Lang - Directed by Kevin Dayrit Miserable - Directed by Migs Mendoza, Mark Tumala, Jep Tumala Mas Miserable - Directed by Migs Mendoza, Biboy Renia Langit'Pag Kapiling Ka feat. Jana Garcia - Directed by Doms Lim Gintong Nadarang Sa Apoy - Directed by Migs Mendoza, Biboy Renia

Niek Loohuis

Niek Loohuis is a former Dutch footballer who plays for Quick'20. He played for SC Veendam and SC Heerenveen. Loohuis used to be a part of FC Twente's youth academy; the talent was declared unfit. Loohuis experienced Twente had no other choice but to let him go, he went to amateur club Quick'20 in Oldenzaal where he played until the age of 18. In Oldenzaal the youngster could play freely. Quick'20 played at the highest level of amateur football in the Netherlands at the time. Loohuis reckoned, he got. In 2005 two first division clubs showed interest: BV Veendam, he chose the latter. A year and a half he played 52 games for Veendam and scored four goals, his good performances did not go by unnoticed. Apart from Heerenveen, N. E. C. FC Groningen, Heracles Almelo and FC Twente showed interest in the talented midfielder, his sports agent Henk Nienhuis confirmed. Heerenveen invited him to visit a match in the Abe Lenstra Stadium, he did not need much time to make his decision, choose for Heerenveen. Gertjan Verbeek said.

"Niek is a defensive midfielder that can be used a centre-back. He is dynamical, has good stamina and has a "good head"; the twenty-year-old signed a three-year contract during the 2006/2007 winter transfer window with an option for another two years. The contract took effect in half a year meaning Loohuis could finish his season at the De Langeleegte, Veendam's home base. Loohuis is compared to Paul Bosvelt. Both men are hard-working players on the midfield, are good at passing the ball and will do anything not to lose; the young man himself hopes to improve his duel power and his agility. Manager Gertjan Verbeek is known for his emphasis on physical power the point Loohuis wants to improve himself, he hopes to learn from Heerenveen's experienced players. Paul Bosvelt, now retired, is his idol. Niek Loohuis: Talent over transfer naar Heerenveen

2003 Birthday Honours

The 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours were announced on 14 June 2003 for the United Kingdom and on 2 June 2003 for New Zealand. The recipients of honours are displayed here. Kenneth Hugo Adam, O. B. E. For services to film production design and to UK-German relations. Martyn Arbib, D. L. For services to Charities Education. Professor John Hamilton Baker, Q. C. Downing Professor of the Laws of England, University of Cambridge. For services to English Legal History. Professor Patrick Bateson, F. R. S. Professor of Ethology, University of Cambridge. For services to Science. Professor Sushantha Kumar Bhattacharyya, C. B. E. Director, Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick. For services to Higher Education and Industry. Ian Warwick Blair, Q. P. M. Deputy Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to the Police. Kenneth Darlingston Collins, Scottish Environment Protection Agency. For services to Environmental Protection. Andrew Duncan Crockett Chairman, Financial Stability Forum and General Manager, Bank for International Settlements.

For services to International Finance. Michael John Austin Cummins, Serjeant-At-Arms, House of Commons. Professor Richard Henry Friend, F. R. S. Cavendish Professor of Physics, University of Cambridge. For services to Physics. John Christopher Gains, Group Chief Executive, John Mowlem & Co. plc. For services to the Construction Industry. Arthur Benjamin Norman Gill, C. B. E. President, National Farmers’ Union. For services to Agriculture and the Community. Michael Stewart Hodgkinson, Group Chief Executive, BAA plc. For services to the Air Travel Industry. John Anthony Holland, Parades Commission for Northern Ireland. Dr Alistair Allan Horne, C. B. E. Historian. For services to UK-French relations. Peter Lampl, O. B. E. Chairman, Sutton Trust. For services to Higher Education. Francis Henry MacKay, Compass Group. For services to the Hospitality Industry and Charity. Robin Robert William Miller Chief Executive, EMAP. For services to Publishing and Broadcasting. William Morris, General Secretary and General Workers Union.

For services to Trade Unions. Charles Kenneth Roylance Nunneley Chairman, National Trust. For services to Heritage. Christopher John O’Donnell, Chief Executive, Smith & Nephew plc. For services to the Medical Devices Industry Worldwide. Dr John Oldham, O. B. E. For services to the NHS. Christopher Ondaatje, C. B. E. Philanthropist and Benefactor. For charitable services to Museums and Societies. John Reginald Rowling, Nunthorpe School, Middlesbrough. For services to Education. Dr Kenneth Robinson, Academic writer and speaker. For services to art. Professor Edwin Mellor Southern, F. R. S. Whitley Professor of Biochemistry, University of Oxford. For services to the Development of DNA Microarray Technologies. William George Taylor, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. For services to Local Government. Professor John Graham Temple. For services to Medicine and Medical Education. John Tusa, Managing Director, Barbican Centre. For services to the Arts. Brian Geoffrey Bender, C. B. Permanent Secretary, Department for Environment and Rural Affairs.

Richard John Broadbent, Chairman, H. M. Customs and Excise. Admiral Ian Andrew Forbes, C. B. E. Military Division Rear Admiral Alexander Kirkwood Backus, O. B. E. Rear Admiral Jonathon Reeve. Air Vice-Marshal Phillip Wycliffe Roser, M. B. E. Royal Air Force. Air Vice-Marshal Andrew George Buchanan Vallance, O. B. E. Royal Air Force. Civil Division Catherine Elisabeth Dorcas, Mrs Bell, Director General, Services Group, Department of Trade and Industry. Terrance Dennis Byrne, Director General, Law Enforcement, H. M. Customs and Excise. George Cubie, Clerk of Committees, House of Commons. John Michael Dowdall. For public service. John Gant, Director of Finance, Inland Revenue. Roy Jason Griffins, Aviation Directorate, Department for Transport. Stephen Geoffrey Hewitt, Business Design Director, Department for Work and Pensions. Gordon Hextall, Chief Operating Officer and Systems Delivery, Department for Work and Pensions. Christopher Stephen Kerse, Second Counsel to the Chairman of Committees and Legal Adviser to the European Union Committee, House of Lords.

John MacDonald Lyon Director General and Crime Reduction Group, Home Office. Hugh Finlay MacDiarmid, Solicitor to the Advocate General for Scotland. Clive Murray Norris, Fire and Safety Directorate, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. Stephen Wentworth, Fisheries Director, Department for Environment and Rural Affairs. Sir John Robertson Young, K. C. M. G. British High Commissioner, New Delhi. John Frederick Mogg Director-General Internal Markets and Financial Services, European Commission. Peter John Westmacott, C. M. G. L. V. O. H. M. Ambassador, Ankara. Richard Harding Alford, O. B. E. Director Italy, British Council. Andrew Robert Fowell Buxton. For services to UK trade. Judge Ian Burns Campbell Deputy High Representative for Legal Affairs and Herzegovina. Bruce Harry Dinwiddy, Cayman Islands. Dr Carol Dow, Chief Medical Adviser and Commonwealth Office. Edward Charles Glover, M. V. O. British High Commissioner, Georgetown. Air Vice-Marshal Hubert Desmond Hall, C. B. C. B. E. A. F. C. For services to UK-Australia relations.

Nigel Norman Inkster, Counsellor and Commonwealth Office. Michael Kirkwood, American Financial Services Association. For services to the City and to the US Financial Community in the UK. Brigadier Graeme Cameron Maxwell Lamb, O. B. E. Late The Queen's Own Highlanders. Professor Michael Lipton, Founding Director, Poverty Research Unit, University of Sussex. For services to International Development. John MacCalman Little, C. B. E. Lately member of