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Ivar the Timewalker is a character in the Valiant Comics universe. Created by artist and writer Barry Windsor-Smith, he first appeared in Archer and Armstrong #8, a flip book with Eternal Warrior #8; the original series was 15 issues, was a central character in "Valiant: 1999 And Beyond" and was subsequently revamped for the VH2 Universe in 1998. There were meant to be two immortal brothers in the Valiant Comics Universe - Gilad, the Eternal Warrior and Aram the other, better known as Armstrong; each is older than recorded history. It was revealed, in Archer and Armstrong/Eternal Warrior #8 that there was a third brother, the eldest. Like his brothers, Ivar is immortal, ages slowly, is exceptionally strong and fast, is able heal quickly. However, he has the unique ability to sense "time arcs" that allow him to pass from one time period to another but he has no control over what time period the "time arcs" will take him to, he travels these arcs as as he can, searching for the arc that will lead him back to ancient Egypt and the woman he loves.

Because he has no control over what time period the time arcs take him, Ivar could be in the future one day and the past the next. He tries to carry gum with him as it pleases people such as Genghis Khan. Several of Ivar's time-arcs have taken innocent people instead of him. Many of these end up in London circa 1992, they kidnap Ivar. Along for the chaos is his brother Armstrong and the man's monk apprentice Archer, both of whom star in the series Archer and Armstrong; the monk sticks up for Ivar. There is a planned lynching at Stonehenge. Ivar has become involved in many historical periods, such as a 1950s era movie studio re-telling of the story of Moses; the events of the Harbinger Wars, first put into motion in the Harbinger series and shown in Rai #0, are documented in Timewalker. In Timewalker #6-8 Ivar finds himself in the middle of the Harbinger Wars. Having seen the future devastation he tries to recruit Faith Herbert to talk the renegades out of war but she only exacerbates things by calling for the renegades to take the battle to Toyo Harada.

When the Valiant universe was rebooted as part of Acclaim Comics and his brothers remained unchanged. In this version Ivar is still the eldest and is still a time traveler although he has acquired a device, which he wears as a wrist band which gives him some control over his time jumps. However, the device is imperfect. For example, in one story he tried to set it to take him to the flight of the zeppelin Hindenburg but instead it takes him to a future where the superhuman character named Zeppelin leads a resistance movement. Timewalker is featured in a two part limited series where he teams up with the time-tossed heroic Native American called Turok, they become involved with the villain Master Darque. Timewalker will be appearing in the upcoming web series Ninjak. Timewalker Cover Snapshots and Plot summaries for all 18 issues

William Barclay McMurrich

William Barclay McMurrich was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He was the mayor of Toronto from 1881 to 1882, he was a member of the Orange Order in Canada. Born in Toronto, the son of John McMurrich and Janet Dixon, McMurrich was educated at Knox Academy and Upper Canada College, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1863 and a Master of Arts degree in 1864 from the University of Toronto. He studied law and was called to the Bar in 1866, he was a practising lawyer. In 1868, he was elected a public school trustee for the St. Andrew's ward and served in this position for eight years. In 1879, he was elected to the Toronto City Council for the St. Patrick's Ward. In 1881, he was elected mayor of Toronto and re-elected in 1882, he did not run in 1883 instead was a candidate for the House of Commons of Canada in the riding of West Toronto in the 1882 federal election. He lost to James Beaty Jr, he died while at a cottage on Lake Joseph in 1908 and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport

Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport is a county-owned public-use airport in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. It is located three nautical miles east of the central business district of New York. Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport covers an area of 450 acres at an elevation of 693 feet above mean sea level, it has two asphalt paved runways: 6/24 is 6,000 by 100 feet and 15/33 is 4,000 by 100 feet. For the 12-month period ending July 19, 2006, the airport had 37,548 aircraft operations, an average of 102 per day: 94% general aviation and 5% air taxi and 1% military. At that time there were 41 aircraft based at this airport: 78% single-engine, 17% multi-engine, 2% jet and 2% helicopter. On July 16, 2015 a Cessna 162 with only 1 pilot on board crashed shortly after takeoff from Dunkirk, there was a mechanical issue with the plane causing it to crash shortly after takeoff, the pilot escaped from the wreckage and was brought to hospital; the plane was put out of service. Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport at New York State DOT airport directory Airport page at Chautauqua County website Dunkirk Aviation Sales & Service, the fixed-base operator Aerial photo as of 21 April 1994 from USGS The National Map FAA Terminal Procedures for DKK, effective February 27, 2020 Resources for this airport: FAA airport information for DKK AirNav airport information for KDKK ASN accident history for DKK FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker NOAA/NWS weather observations: current, past three days SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures

2004 raid on Avtury

The raid on Avtury took place on 12–13 July 2004, when a large group of Chechen militants assaulted the Chechen village of Avtury. After entering the village, separatist guerillas first blocked all entrances to the village and attacked and seized the buildings of the security forces, inflicting heavy casualties on the defenders. A dozen members of pro-Moscow Chechen police and militia forces who had run out of ammunition were captured at dawn in their base. A car was ambushed on the road to Avtury and all its passengers were killed; as the rebels retreated and the government reinforcements arrived, the fighting continued in the forest outside the village on the second day. According to the government sources, at least 18 pro-Moscow fighters and 15 rebels died in the village, it was claimed eight rebels were killed, only one body was found at the site according to Memorial. The government declined to disclose the republican and federal losses during the fighting outside of Avtury; the separatists said they lost five men killed and two missing, while the Russian losses were estimated as at least 45 to 50 killed and dozens wounded.

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Thakurdwara is a city in Moradabad district in the indian state of Uttar Pradesh and 19th largest tehsil of Uttar Pradesh. Thakurdwara is located at 29.19°N 78.86°E / 29.19. The city is situated on Ramnagar-Kashipur-Moradabad Road. Thakurdwara is at just 12 km distance from Kashipur, 48 km distance from its District Main City Moradabad, 218 km distance from National Capital New Delhi and 389 km distance from its State Capital City Lucknow; the world famous Jim Corbett National Park is just 52 km away from it. The Ramganga Dam is 46 km away; the nearest Railway Station is Uttarakhand. The nearest International Airport is New Delhi, 218 km away. Another near Airport is 72 km away at Pantnagar, but the airport has only single flight on Fri, Sun, Wed for New Delhi operated by Alliance Air. As of 2011 India census, Thakurdwara had a population of 44,255. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Thakurdwara has an average literacy rate of 57.7%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 64%, female literacy is 50.5%.

In Thakurdwara, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Major source of income of the Thakurdwara are Handloom. Pasupati Acrylon Limited is spread over an area of 90 acres. Pasupati Acrylon has a manufacturing capacity of 42000MT/Annum of Acrylic fibre. Pasupati Acrylon supplies its Acrylic fiber under the brand name ‘ACRYLON'. 5. News on Digital Media