Hilding Gustaf Sigvard Ekström was a Swedish chemist, SS volunteer, co-founder of the Sweden Democrats party. Gustaf Ekström was born on 9 October 1907 in Hedvig Eleonora Parish, the son of gymnastics director Johan Gottfrid Samuel Ekström from Undersvik and of Hilda Katarina Mickelsson from Färila. Both had been residing in Stockholm since 1899. After his mother's divorce, Gustaf Ekström moved to Lindesberg with her sister. Ekström graduated as an engineer and moved to New Jersey in the United States in 1929, where he worked at an oil refinery and as a sailor. In 1932 he returned to Sweden and joined the Swedish National Socialist Party under the leadership of Birger Furugård, a year joined the Swedish Socialist Assembly led by Sven Olov Lindholm. In October 1936, he became Federal Secretary of the Nordic Youth, he volunteered to join the Waffen SS in 1941, serving in the 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking before moving to the 11th SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division Nordland. He achieved the degree SS - Rottenführer and served from 1942-1945 at the SS-Hauptamt in Berlin, where he translated, among other things, Swedish newspaper articles to German for the needs of Nazi Germany.
After World War II, Ekström studied chemistry. Upon retiring, he returned to Sweden and founded the Sweden Democrats party in 1988, at the age of 81, he was elected auditor of the newly formed party and was elected to the party board the following year. He was monitored by SÄPO since 1940 as he was classified as one of the most dangerous nazis in Sweden and a potential traitor in the event of a German occupation, he died at the Sankt Hans Assembly in Lund in 1995, is buried at the cemetery in Färila
DeAngelo L. Yancey is an American football wide receiver for the New York Guardians of the XFL, he was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue. Yancey was a prominent member of the Mays High School football team as an All-Region and second team All-Georgia selection. In college, he a solid career and ranks among Purdue football receiving record holders and was a 2016 All-Big Ten Conference football team selection, he totaled 2,344 career receiving yards and 20 receiving touchdowns during his college career. During his freshman college season for the 2013 Boilermakers, Yancey was the leading receiving for the Boilermakers and was named a Big Ten Network All-Freshman selection. In 2014, he regressed after a promising freshman year. In 2015, he was the leading receiving for the 2015 team; as a senior for the 2016 team, he was third in the Big Ten Conference with 10 receiving touchdowns and led the Big Ten in yards per reception.
As a senior, he was named a Second Team All-Big Ten Conference selection at wide receiver. Yancey was born in Georgia, he attended Young Middle School. He attended Benjamin Elijah Mays High School in Atlanta, where he was a two-sport star in football and track; as a sophomore, he led Mays in receiving touchdowns, but the team fell in their first round playoff game. As a junior, Yancey had 28 receptions for seven touchdowns. Mays compiled a 5–5 record and Yancey had 29 catches for over 600 yards and eight touchdowns his senior year. Yancey played well as a senior in high school, he was voted Second Team All-State by the Georgia Sportswriters Association and Class AAAAAA All-Region as a wide receiver, his All-State selection got. In addition to football, Yancey was a competitor in track & field. Yancey was one of the state's top sprinters, he was the first runner to use the signature "truetrot" technique in the state of Georgia, he finished 10th GHSA Boys 5A State Championships in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.20 seconds.
Regarded as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Yancey was not ranked as a wide receiver in the state of Georgia, the No. 116 nationally by ESPN.com. According to Scout.com, he was ranked as the No. 143 wide receiver in the nation. He was unrated among high school football player in the state of Georgia class of 2012 by Rivals.com, the 11th best wide receiver in Georgia class of 2012 by Scout.com, the 88th best wide receiver in the class by ESPN.com. He chose Purdue over a scholarship offers from Buffalo, Florida International, Middle Tennessee, Ole Miss, NC State and Wake Forest. Yancey received an athletic scholarship to attend Purdue University, where he played for coach Darrell Hazell's Purdue Boilermakers football team from 2013 to 2016. During his career he caught 141 passes for 2,344 yards and 20 touchdowns. Yancey came into Purdue with the intention of playing right away and he was expected to make an impact, he got off to a modest start. Yancey only recorded one reception for 27 yards in his first game of the season.
Yancey continued his slow pace recording just one reception for 5 yards over the next three games. Things started to turn around on September 28 when he posted 117-receiving yards against Northern Illinois, he topped that performance the ensuing week after he produced a 146-yard performance on October 12 against Nebraska that included posting a 55-yard receiving touchdown. He went quiet for Purdue for during the next 3 weeks, recording just a single reception for 5 yards, he returned to making an impact on November game against Penn State that included an 83-yard receiving yards. Due to a hamstring injury, he did not play in the game against Illinois, he finished up his final game of his freshman season with his best reception performance of his career. With 11 receptions for 125 yards and a touchdown against Indiana in the Old Oaken Bucket game, he was named to the 2013 All-Freshman Team by Big Ten Network as a wide receiver. Yancey entered the season as a preseason candidate to reach 1,000 yards receiving by ESPN.
After being held without a reception in the opener, Yancey recorded his first reception of the season against Central Michigan. On September 13, Yancey posted his third career touchdown against Notre Dame, by receiving a second quarter 19-yard pass, he recorded a season high 4 receptions on September 20. Yancey struggled the rest of the season, recording just 5 receptions for 60 yards and one touchdown over the final 8 games. Prior to the 2015 season, Yancey was looking to bounce back after a down sophomore year, he opened the season with 5 receptions for 78 yards against Marshall on September 6. The following week, he added 68 yards, including a 50-yard touchdown reception, against Indiana State on 2 receptions. On September 19, he connected with quarterback Austin Appleby for 2 receptions for 24 yards against Virginia Tech. With Purdue making a changed to David Blough at quarterback, Yancey had 4 receptions for 80 yards against Bowling Green, including a 45-yard touchdown reception, he returned to the field October 3, to post 68 yards on 4 receptions against Michigan State in the 2015 Big Ten Conference season opener.
Over the next two weeks, Yancey was shut out against Minnesota and had just a 3-yard reception against Wisconsin. Two weeks Yancey caught 5 passes for 111 yards and a career-high 2 touchdowns against Nebraska. On November 7, he had 5 receptions for 51 yards, including a 25-yard touchdown receptions against Illinois; the following week, he had 4 receptions for 39 yards against Northwestern. Yancey followed up no touchdowns against Iowa, he finished his season with 7 receptions for 61 y
Raad or Ra'd is an Iranian aerial defence system deployed in September 2012. It is a copy or derivative of the Russian Buk M3; the system is designed to enhance Iran's capabilities in terms of defense, as a partner to Bavar 373 air defense system. According to Fars news agency the Raad is designed to confront fighter jets, cruise missiles, smart bombs and drones; the system is designed specially for US fighters. The system is equipped with "Taer" missiles, which can trace and hit targets in ranges up to 50 km and in altitudes from 25 to 27 km, Ra'd is a mid-range radar system and air defense system. During Velayat 91 maneuvers in December 2012 the Iranian Navy tested the Raad Air Defense System but it is not clear if the Raad missile tested in Iranian Navy is the same one as the Taer-2 missile of Raad system designed by the IRGC Aerospace Force and it may be only a similarity between a surface to air missile and an air defense system. On May 2014 the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps unveiled four different configuration of Raad air defense system: 3rd Khordad TELAR, equipped with Taer-2B missiles, a phased-array radar and is able to control two launchers.
In the IRGC-AF exhibition in May 2014 announced that new versions of 3rd Khordad SAM system will reach to ranges about 100 and 200 km with new missiles. The 3rd Khordad system can engage with 4 targets and guide 2 missile to each of them with the aid of its phased array radar that has 1700 elements. Jane's describes the 3 Khordad as "a capable surface-to-air missile system."Iran has developed another SAM system named RAAD-1 with TAER-1 missiles. On 19 June 2019, an American RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile while over the Strait of Hormuz. Iranian officials said the drone was shot down by a 3rd Khordad medium-range SAM system, part of the Raad family of air defense systems; the following day Iran said the US drone had violated Iranian airspace, while the United States said that it had been in international airspace eighteen nautical miles away from Iran. Sayyad-2 Mersad Ya Zahra air defense systemSystems of comparable role and era Buk
Wallace Arthur is an evolutionary biologist and science writer. He is Emeritus Professor of Zoology at the National University of Galway. Of his eleven books, the most recent is Life through Time and Space, published by Harvard University Press in 2017, he was one of the founding editors of the journal Evolution & Development, serving as an editor for nearly 20 years. He has held visiting positions at Harvard University, Darwin College Cambridge, the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland, he is Visiting Scientist at Kielder Observatory in Northumberland, England. Wallace Arthur was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1952, he attended Campbell College Belfast. He received a BSc in biology from the University of Ulster in 1973 and a PhD in evolutionary biology from the University of Nottingham in 1977. Arthur describes himself as "a bit of a maverick" who likes "making connections across disciplinary boundaries", his early work was at the interface between evolution and ecology, his work at the interface between evolution and development, or ‘evo-devo’.
His main contributions have been on the origin of animal body plans, the role of developmental bias in evolution, the evolution of arthropod segmentation. His most recent book explores the interface between biology and astronomy, with a theme of the likelihood of life having evolved on multiple exoplanets. Arthur is a proponent of the extended evolutionary synthesis. Mechanisms of Morphological Evolution: 1984, Wiley Theories of Life: Darwin and Beyond: 1987, New York, USA & Harmondsworth, UK publisher Penguin The Niche in Competition and Evolution: 1987, Wiley A Theory of the Evolution of Development: 1988, Wiley The Green Machine: Ecology and the Balance of Nature: 1990, Blackwell The Origin of Animal Body Plans: 1997, Cambridge University Press Biased Embryos and Evolution: 2004, Cambridge University Press Creatures of Accident: The Rise of the Animal Kingdom: 2006, Hill & Wang Evolution: A Developmental Approach: 2011, Wiley-Blackwell Evolving Animals: 2014, Cambridge University Press Life through Time and Space: 2017, Harvard University Press University Staff page entry
The 2017 Camping World 500 is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race held on March 19, 2017, at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. Contested over 314 laps, extended from 312 laps due to overtime, on the one-mile oval, it was the fourth race of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Phoenix International Raceway known as PIR, is a one-mile, low-banked tri-oval race track located in Avondale, Arizona; the motorsport track opened in 1964 and hosts two NASCAR race weekends annually. PIR has hosted the IndyCar Series, CART, USAC and the Rolex Sports Car Series; the raceway is owned and operated by International Speedway Corporation. Chase Elliott was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 26.258 seconds and a speed of 137.101 mph. Joey Logano scored the pole for the race with a speed of 137.321 mph. He said after his run he believed he "had a pretty good 1 and 2, I was able to hook the bottom. 3 and 4 is. I didn't think. I pushed as hard. Sometimes you overdrive it a little bit and you can still make some speed.
Proud of this team and proud of the all-Ford front row. That’s a pretty special deal.” Chase Elliott was the fastest in the second practice session with a time of 26.475 seconds and a speed of 135.977 mph. Joey Logano was the fastest in the final practice session with a time of 26.719 seconds and a speed of 134.736 mph. Joey Logano led the field to the green flag at 3:48 p.m. It remained caution-free until Corey LaJoie slammed the wall in the dogleg on the backstretch on lap 26, bringing out the first caution of the race; the race restarted on lap 33. The uneventful stage concluded on lap 75 when Logano took the stage victory and the second caution flew at its conclusion. Kurt Busch's team was changing a battery, sent him out to beat the pace car off pit road so as to not lose a lap, he was held a lap on pit road. The race restarted on lap 86. Chase Elliott passed Logano going into Turn 1 on the restart to take the lead the following lap; the third caution flew on lap 118 when LaJoie slammed the wall in Turn 1.
Aric Almirola and Logano restarted the race from the tail end of the field for speeding on pit road. The race restarted on lap 123, it went green the rest of the stage, Elliott scored the stage victory and the fourth caution flew to conclude the second stage. The race restarted on lap 158. Matt Kenseth suffered a right-front tire blowout and slammed the wall in Turn 4, bringing out the fifth caution with 120 laps to go. Kyle Busch exited pit road with the race lead; the race restarted with 112 to go. The sixth caution flew with 106 to go when David Ragan cut his left-rear tire and spun out, collecting Gray Gaulding to his outside in Turn 1; the race restarted with 100 to go. Cole Whitt brought out the seventh caution with 55 to go when he slammed the wall in Turn 2. Ryan Blaney restarted the race from the tail end of the field for speeding on pit road; the race restarted with 51 to go. Busch had the race in check until Logano suffered a right-front tire blowout – stemming from brake problems – and slammed the wall in Turn 1, bringing out the eighth caution with six to go.
Ryan Newman chose not to pit and assumed the race lead along with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Martin Truex Jr.. Kyle Larson exited pit road first among the cars. Newman powered ahead of Larson on the final restart. Larson got loose; this allowed Newman to drive on to victory. Newman said. I said. I said; this has been the longest drought I’ve been in. … It’s just a hard‑fought race, a hard‑fought battle, a hard‑fought four years.” Stage 1 Laps: 75 Stage 2 Laps: 75 Stage 3 Laps: 164 Lead changes: 8 among different drivers Cautions/Laps: 8 for 45 Red flags: 0 Time of race: 3 hours, 0 minutes and 41 seconds Average speed: 104.271 miles per hour Fox Sports covered their 13th race at the Phoenix International Raceway. Mike Joy, two-time Phoenix winner Jeff Gordon and Darrell Waltrip had the call in the booth for the race. Jamie Little, Vince Welch and Matt Yocum handled the pit road duties for the television side. MRN had the radio call for the race, simulcasted on Sirius XM NASCAR Radio