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Camp David

Camp David is the country retreat for the president of the United States. It is located in the wooded hills of Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont and Emmitsburg, about 62 miles north-northwest of Washington, D. C, it is known as the Naval Support Facility Thurmont, because it is technically a military installation, the staffing is provided by the Seabees, Civil Engineer Corps, the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps. Naval construction battalions are send detachments as needed. Known as Hi-Catoctin, Camp David was built as a camp for federal government agents and their families by the Works Progress Administration. Construction started in 1935 and was completed in 1938. In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt converted it to a presidential retreat and renamed it "Shangri-La". Camp David received its present name from Dwight D. Eisenhower, in honor of his father, grandson, both named David; the Catoctin Mountain Park does not indicate the location of Camp David on park maps due to privacy and security concerns, although it can be seen through the use of publicly accessible satellite images.

Franklin D. Roosevelt hosted Sir Winston Churchill in May 1943. Dwight Eisenhower held his first cabinet meeting there on November 22, 1955 following hospitalization and convalescence he required after a heart attack suffered in Denver, Colorado on September 24. Eisenhower met there with Nikita Khrushchev for two days of discussions in September 1959. John F. Kennedy and his family enjoyed riding and other recreational activities there, Kennedy allowed White House staff and Cabinet members to use the retreat when he or his family were not there. Lyndon B. Johnson met with advisors in this setting and hosted both Australian prime minister Harold Holt and Canadian prime minister Lester B. Pearson there. Richard Nixon was a frequent visitor, he directed the construction of a swimming pool and other improvements to Aspen Lodge. Gerald Ford rode his snowmobile around Camp David and hosted Indonesian president Suharto there. Jimmy Carter favored closing Camp David in order to save money. Once Carter visited the place, he decided to keep it.

Carter brokered the Camp David Accords there in September 1978 between Egyptian president Anwar al-Sadat and Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin. Ronald Reagan visited the retreat more than any other president. In 1984, Reagan hosted British prime minister Margaret Thatcher. George H. W. Bush's daughter, Dorothy Bush Koch, was married there in 1992, in the first wedding held at Camp David. During Bill Clinton's time in office, British prime minister Tony Blair was among the many visitors that the president hosted at Camp David, he held the 2000 Camp David Summit between Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian Authority chairman Yasser Arafat. George W. Bush hosted dignitaries, including President of Russia Vladimir Putin, there in 2003, hosted British prime minister Gordon Brown, in 2007, he hosted Danish prime minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen in June 2006, President Musharraf of Pakistan at Camp David. Barack Obama chose Camp David to host the 38th G8 summit in 2012. President Obama hosted Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev at Camp David, as well as the GCC Summit there in 2015.

Donald Trump hosted congressional leaders at Camp David as Republicans prepared to defend both houses of Congress in the 2018 midterm elections. The 46th G7 summit will be held at Camp David June 10–12, 2020. On July 2, 2011, an F-15 intercepted a small two-seat passenger plane flying near Camp David, when President Obama was in the residence; the civilian aircraft, out of radio communication, was intercepted 6 miles from the presidential retreat. The F-15 escorted the aircraft out of the area, it landed in nearby Hagerstown, without incident; the civilian plane's occupants were flying between two Maryland towns and were released without charge. On July 10, 2011, an F-15 intercepted another small two-seat passenger plane flying near Camp David when Obama was again in the residence. Camp Misty Mount Historic District and Camp Greentop Historic District, built at the same time in Catoctin Mountain Park as Camps 1 and 2 Chequers, the country house of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Harrington Lake, the retreat of the Prime Minister of Canada Night of Camp David, a 1965 political thriller novel Official residence Orange One, a U.

S. Navy–operated facility underneath Camp David President's Guest House, another official White House lodging for guests Presidential Townhouse, the official guest house for former U. S. Presidents Rapidan Camp, the predecessor of Camp David from 1929 to 1933 Site R, bunker and communications center near Camp David Trowbridge House, adjacent to Blair House and soon to be renovated to become the new guest house for former Presidents White House, official residence of the President of the United States since 1800 Official website from White House page Camp David from the Federation of American Scientists Digital documents regarding Camp David from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library

Zbigniew Gut

Zbigniew Gut was a Polish football defender who played for the Poland national football team in the 1974 FIFA World Cup and the 1972 Summer Olympics. The football club he was with for the longest part of his career was Odra Opole, his other clubs were Iskra Wymiarki, Promień Żary, Lech Poznań, Red Star FC. Source:1972–GDR – N 1:2 – Denmark – Poland N 1:1 –Soviet Union – Poland N 1:2 – Hungary – Poland N 1:2 – Poland – Czechoslovakia H 3:0 1973– Wales – Poland A 2:0 – Netherlands – Poland A 1:1 – Ireland – Poland A 1:0 1974– Belgium – Poland A 1:1 – Haiti – Poland N 0:7 – Germany – Poland A 1:0 ^ Player profile on the Polish Olympic Committee website ^ Andrzej Gowarzewski: "Encyklopedia piłkarska FUJI – tom 16 Biało-czerwoni". GiA Katowice 1996

Windriders of the Jagged Cliffs

Windriders of the Jagged Cliffs is an accessory for the 2nd edition of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, published in 1995. Windriders of the Jagged Cliffs is part of the "Wanderer's Chronicles" line for the Dark Sun setting, which details areas of Athas far from the city of Tyr; this is a self-contained volume, a book which describes the location and includes an introductory adventure for the area, comes with a fold-out color map. A race of halflings, which can trace its lineage directly back to the Blue Age, lives nestling in communities along the faces of the Jagged Cliffs. Unlike the setting's more common feral halflings, these halflings have a sophisticated society steeped in ritual and history, place a high value on life of all sorts. By means of half-remembered genetic engineering techniques, these halflings can manipulate life to create their own tools and creatures. Design was by Monte Cook, Doug Stewart was the editor. Cover art was by Stephen A. Daniele, with interior art by Jim Crabtree, John Dollar, Sue Billings.

Cliff Ramshaw reviewed Windriders of the Jagged Cliffs for Arcane magazine, rating it a 7 out of 10 overall. Ramshaw commented on the book: "An awful lot of sustained creative effort has gone into Jagged Cliffs; the halfling society is concrete, detailed and enticing, the accompanying adventure, while not earth-shattering, serves as a decent introduction to the area."

Gabriel Fernández (footballer, born 1992)

Gabriel Fernández is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a defender for Club Atlético Alvarado. Central Córdoba became Fernández's first senior club in 2013. After making his senior debut against Central Norte on 29 March, Fernández featured in four further fixtures during 2012–13 as the club were eliminated from the promotion play-offs by Libertad, he remained for one more Torneo Argentino A season, prior to departing on 21 July 2014 to fellow tier three team San Lorenzo. His opening goal arrived three months during a draw with Estudiantes, followed by a brace against Américo Tesorieri weeks on 26 October. January 2015 saw Fernández resign for Central Córdoba. Four goals across sixty-one matches subsequently occurred for the Santiago del Estero club, who were relegated in the 2016–17 campaign. Fernández spent 2017–18 back in the second tier on loan with Instituto, he was selected thirteen times for them over ten months. On 21 August 2018, Fernández joined Gimnasia y Esgrima, he was sent off on his second appearance versus Deportivo Morón, receiving a straight red card after thirty-six minutes of a goalless draw.

As of 16 January 2019. Gabriel Fernández at Soccerway

Near You

"Near You" is a popular song written and recorded by Francis Craig and His Orchestra in 1947, with lyrics by Kermit Goell, that has gone on to become a pop standard. The recording by Francis Craig was released by Bullet Records as catalog number 1001, it first reached the Billboard Best Sellers chart on August 30, 1947, lasted 21 weeks on the chart, peaking at number one. On the "Most Played By Jockeys" chart, the song spent 17 consecutive weeks at number one, setting a record for both the song and the artist with most consecutive weeks in the number-one position on a US pop music chart. Billboard ranked it as the No. 1 song overall for 1947. In 2009, hip-hop group The Black Eyed Peas surpassed Craig's record for artist with most consecutive weeks in the number-one position with the songs "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling". However, their record was accomplished with combined weeks of two #1 songs - one succeeding the other in the top position. In 2019, "Old Town Road", by Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, surpassed "Near You" for song with most consecutive weeks in the number-one position with 19 weeks.

In 1977, "Near You" became a number-one country hit as a duet for the duo of George Jones and Tammy Wynette, one of the more unlikely compositions the two country legends sang together. Recorded in the winter of 1974, its atypical arrangement showed that country fans still had an appetite for any music performed by the estranged couple, country music's "First Couple" in the early seventies. In fact, it was their second consecutive #1 single since their divorce in 1975. Other recordings of the song that charted on the Billboard best seller in 1947 include: The Andrews Sisters entered the chart on October 3 and peaked at number four. Elliot Lawrence peaked at number nine; this was Lawrence's only charting hit. Larry Green peaked at number three. Two Ton Baker entered the chart at the same time as Green, peaked at number twelve, staying for five weeks. Alvino Rey peaked at number nine in its only week on the chart; this was Rey's last charting hit. In addition, "Near You" was used by Milton Berle as the closing song on his Texaco Star Theater, became his theme song for many years thereafter.

Other versions include: Roger Williams recorded the song in 1958, it charted on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, peaking at number ten. Jerry Lee Lewis recorded an instrumental version of the song in 1959, it has been recorded by Marlene Dietrich, Nat King Cole, Grady Martin and Andy Williams. Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics

Troon F.C.

Troon Football Club are a Scottish football team based in Ayrshire. They compete in the SJFA West Premiership. Formed in 1946, they are based at Portland Park in the town of Troon in Ayrshire; the ground is standing room only. The club's colours have been blue and black vertical stripes since the late 1970s, although previous Troon teams from the pre-war period played in plain blue. During the 1960s they wore black shorts. Late 60 and during the 70s Maroon was their preferred colours Despite Troon being synonymous with golf, there are quite indisputable records to the effect that local football has a history which began three years before the golf course at the end of the South Beach was considered; as far back as 1875 there was a Troon Portland football team, reckoned as seniors, though most of their matches were of necessity friendlies since no leagues of any kind were available. But they did play clubs such as Irvine, Irvine Victoria, Kilmarnock Athletic, Kilmarnock Portland and other county teams.

The first Troon Portland team, many of them with relations living in Troon today, was as follows: Goal, Frank Briggs, Charles Fullarton, David Connell, Hugh Allison. Reuben McNeillage. John Kennan, James Murchie, William Cunningham, John Johnstone. Robert Smith, and David Johnstone. The first proper football club in Troon first came into being in 1889, when Troon Academicals became members of the first Ayrshire Junior Football Association; that Troon side won the Irvine and District Cup in 1891–92 and again in 1894–95. There is no doubt; the Troon Academicals name was reborn in 2009 by a Troon F. C. affiliated supporters team of the same name. In 1904–05 the Ayrshire Consolation Cup was won by a Junior team named Troon Rangers. Troon Athletic were founded in 1919 by the Troon Federation of ex-Servicemen with a committee headed by Tom Wallace William Noble and William S. Elliot, their home ground was at the public park in Troon from the Station Hill to the Yorke Road bridge until 1923. From 1923 onwards they were inhabitants of the brand new Portland Park, they established a fine honours list.

Troon Athletic joined the Kilmarnock and District Junior League, winning it at the first attempt in the 1920–21 season. Their first team was as follows – S. Elliott, W. Kettle, A. Hendry, it was indeed a team to remember, one with a future. In 1921–22, now playing in the stronger Western league, they finished in seventh place out of nineteen clubs; the Scottish Cup saw a run to the sixth round, the stage of the last sixteen clubs in the competition. Fellow Ayrshiremen, eventual Cup winners, Kilwinning Rangers put an end to the Cup dream. There was to be a trophy, however, to show for all the hard work, with th winning of the Ayrshire Junior Cup, well over three thousand people watching them defeat Ardeer Thistle 2–1 at Rugby Park, home of Kilmarnock Football Club. In 1924 the Ayrshire Consolation Cup came after a 3 -- 0 defeat of Cumnock. Another two years passed and Athletic were again in the running for honours. Semi-finalists in the Western League Cup and Ayrshire Consolation Cup, finalists in the Irvine & District Cup, in the last sixteen of the Scottish Cup, it was a season of near misses.

In the Scottish Cup, they had their record win in the trophy, with a second round 11–4 win against Glasgow Highlanders, but Renfrew put the run to an end. The four seasons in the Intermediates was successful, winning the Ayrshire Intermediates Cup and the Gold Watch competition as well as being finalists in the 1930–31 Stirling Trophy. Another three points in the League in 1931 would have seen the title won. In 1935, Saltcoats Victoria defeated Athletic by a convincing four goals to nil in the final of the West of Scotland Consolation Cup, whilst 1936 saw their final piece of silverware won, in the shape of the Ayrshire Consolation Cup, with a 4–3 win against Kilbirnie Ladeside; as with most levels of football, Junior football was suspended during the period of the Second World War of 1939–1945, Troon Athletic closed down in 1940 as many of the players and officials were involved in Air Raid patrols or working overtime in the local shipyard, with insufficient time to run a football club. After the Second World War, Junior football reformed and Troon Juniors was established in 1946.

Troon Juniors played in the Western League North Section but the first few years saw little of any note, with league form being poor and ending in a lowly position. By 1953–54, the years of waiting bore some fruit, with sixth place achieved in the Western League, only four points behind Champions Irvine Meadow. Winners in the Land O'Burns Cup and finalists in the Ayrshire Junior Cup, there was something to cheer the fans. To round off a good season, the fifth round of the Scottish Cup was reached, before losing 3–0 to Clydebank Juniors; the fourth round saw unusual opposition in Argyll side Lochgilphead, who were routed by four goals to one. In 1955–56, as well as getting to the semi-finals of the two cups they had reached the final of two years earlier, a final placing of 5th in the league, though nineteen points off the top, was their best to date. After this, it was back to obscurity for a decade, with early exits and poor league form the norm; the mid-1960s saw a brief improvem