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Dana

Dana may refer to: Dana Dana Dana family of Cambridge, Massachusetts Dana, Irish singer and former politician Dana, South Korean pop singer Ancient Dana or Tyana in Cappadocia, capital of a Neo-Hittite kingdom in the 1st millennium BC Ancient Dana associated with Tynna in Cappadocia Dana, Jordan, a town Dana, Nepal, a village development committee Dana, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, a village Al-Dana, Syria, a town in northern Syria Al-Dana, Maarrat al-Nu'man, a town in northwestern Syria CFS Dana, a former military radar installation in Saskatchewan, Canada Dana Biosphere Reserve, the largest nature reserve in Jordan Dana County, an administrative subdivision of Iran Dana Rural District, an administrative subdivision of Iran Dana Lake, a lake in Quebec, Canada Dana, Ethiopia, a villageUnited StatesDana, Illinois, a town Dana, Indiana, a town Dana, Iowa, a town Dana, Kentucky Dana, Massachusetts, a former town, disincorporated as part of the creation of the Quabbin Reservoir Mount Dana, a mountain peak in Yosemite National Park, California Dana Meadows, meadows at the foot of Mount Dana Dana Point, California, a city in Southern California Dàna, an independent online Scottish Gaelic periodical Dana, a beverage company from Mirna, Slovenia Dana Air, a Nigerian airline Dana Centre, opened in 2003, an event venue in London, England Dana College, a former accredited college in Blair, Nebraska Dana Incorporated, a US-based auto parts firm Dana Design, a small manufacturer of backpacks for mountain climbing Dana Foundation, a private philanthropic foundation founded by Charles A. Dana Dana Mall, a shopping mall in Manama, Bahrain House of Dana, a perfumery founded in Barcelona, Spain, by Javier Serra in 1932 Dana Freeling, a character in the film Poltergeist Dana, an Irish singer, winner of the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest.

Danu, the Celtic mother goddess Dāna, the practice of generosity or giving in Dharmic religions 152mm SpGH DANA, a brand of artillery gun Dana octopus squid, a deep sea dwelling squid Dana, Danish research vessel 1920-1921 Dana, Danish research vessel 1921-1935 Dana, Danish research vessel 1937-1980 Dana, Danish research vessel 1981-present HM Prison Shrewsbury, a former UK prison referred to locally as "The Dana" ZAZ Dana, a model of ZAZ automobile Dana–Farber Cancer Institute, a Boston, Massachusetts-based cancer treatment and research center D'Anna Danna Dannah Dana Island

Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015

The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which made a number of changes to the criminal justice system. It was introduced to the House of Commons on 5 February 2014 by Lord Chancellor Chris Grayling and received Royal Assent on 12 February 2015; the act's provisions include the following: Imposing the payment of a charge of up to £600 on those convicted of a criminal offence at the point of conviction. Making jury misconduct a specific criminal offence with a penalty of up to two years in prison. Four new misconduct laws were included to prevent jurors conducting any research into details of a case, sharing details of the research with other jurors, disclosing details of juror deliberation, "engaging in other prohibited conduct" such as using evidence not put before the court to decide a case; these are offences under the Contempt of Court Act 1981. Raising the maximum age of jurors to 75. Amending the extreme pornography law to ban the possession of pornographic images depicting acts of rape.

Introducing a new offence of being "unlawfully at large" with a punishment of up to two years in prison for criminals who go on the run while serving the non-custodial element of their sentence. Abolishing automatic early release for those convicted of serious terrorism charges or child rape. Ending police cautions for child pornography offences or supplying class A drugs as well as in those cases where an offender has been cautioned or convicted for a similar offence in the previous two years. Allowing single magistrates to preside over "low-level regulatory cases"; this provision allows certain offences to be dealt with by a single magistrate outside the courtroom. Creating "secure colleges", a new form of secure educational establishment for young offenders; the first "pathfinder secure college" is expected to open in the East Midlands in 2017. Restricting the judicial review process to specialist courts working to fixed timetables where only individuals or groups with a financial interest in a case can bring a challenge rather than general issue-based campaigning groups.

Making a whole life order the starting point for murder in the case of the murder of a police or prison officer in the course of their duties. The March 2014 amendment modified the Malicious Communications Act 1988 and Section 127 of the Communications Act 2003; the maximum length of custodial sentencing for online harassment was increased from six months to two years, magistrates gained the power to pass cases on to the Crown Court. The October 2014 amendment created a specific offence of distributing a private sexual image of someone without their consent and with the intention of causing them distress; the maximum custodial sentence is two years. In April 2014 the assistant director of the British Board of Film Classification told a Parliamentary Bill Committee that the Clause 16 proposal to criminalise rape pornography would not result in the blocking of scenes of sexual imagery that bear no relation to reality. In June 2014 the parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights claimed that the bill's proposals to allow staff in "secure colleges" to use "reasonable force where necessary to ensure good order and discipline" would contravene the European Convention on Human Rights.

Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 Backlash

Nemeton

A nemeton was a sacred space of ancient Celtic religion. Nemeta appear to have been situated in natural areas, and, as they utilized trees, they are interpreted as sacred groves. However, other evidence suggests that the word implied a wider variety of ritual spaces, such as shrines and temples. Evidence for nemeta consists chiefly of inscriptions and toponymy or place-names, which occur all across the Celtic world. Toponyms related to the word nemeton occur as far west as Galicia in the Iberian peninsula, as far north as Scotland, as far east as central Turkey; the word is related to the name of the Nemetes tribe living by the Rhine between the Palatinate and Lake Constance in what is now Germany, their goddess Nemetona. Pliny and Lucan wrote that druids did not meet in stone temples or other constructions, but in sacred groves of trees. In his Pharsalia Lucan described such a grove near Massilia in dramatic terms more designed to evoke a shiver of delicious horror among his Roman hearers than meant as proper natural history: no bird nested in the nemeton, nor did any animal lurk nearby.

Altars stood in its midst, the images of the gods. Every tree was stained with sacrificial blood; the earth groaned, dead yews revived. The people feared to approach the grove, the priest would not walk there at midday or midnight lest he should meet its divine guardian. Descriptions of such sites have been found all across the Celtic world. Attested examples include Nemetobriga near Ourense in northwestern Spain, Drunemeton in Galatia, at Medionemeton near the Antonine Wall in what is now Scotland and in mid-Devon there are at least ten Nymet and Nymph place-names in the area surrounding the village of Bow. Mars Lucetius and Nemetona appear as a divine couple in Roman-era inscriptions. At the Romano-British site in Bath, a dedication was made to Mars Loucetius and Nemetona by a pilgrim who had come from the continental Treveri of Gallia Belgica to seek healing. A Mars Rigonemetis appears in the context of Roman Imperial cult in a dedication discovered at Nettleham in 1961, he may have been a god belonging to the tribe of the Corieltauvi.

A nemeton is in the Roman placename Vernemeton, in Roman Aquae Arnemetiae, in the 1194 reference to Nametwihc, "Sanctuary-Town,". In Scotland, nemeton place-names are quite frequent, as they are in Devon, where they appear in numerous place-names containing Nymet or Nympton, have been identified with the name Nemetostatio in the Ravenna Cosmography near the site of modern-day North Tawton. A well known nemeton site is in the Névet forest near Locronan in Brittany. Gournay-sur-Aronde, in the Oise department of France houses the remains of a nemeton. Echoes of the word nemeton survive in many French place-names such as Novionemetum that evolved to Nonant, Nonant-le-Pin, etc. *Nemeto-pons, with Latin pons'bridge': Nampont and Nemetodurum'door' or'forum of the temple': Nanterre. In Paris, a case has been made for "Namet" in a line of doggerel of about 1270, as the ancient name for the Quartier du Temple on the Right Bank. In Ireland, there was another on Sliabh Fhuait. Nemetons existed as far east as the Gaulish region of Galatia in Anatolia, where Strabo records the name of the meeting-place of the council of the Galatians as Drunemeton.

A nemeton had been identified near the city of Beja. Lucus and nemus, ancient Roman equivalents The Irish mythological figure Nemed Dowden, Ken. European Paganism: The Realities of Cult from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. Routledge. Green, Miranda; the Celtic World, part 70. Routledge. T. D. Kendrick, The Druids. Merchant Book Company Limited. 1994. ISBN 1-85958-036-X Koch, John T.. Celtic Culture: A Historical Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. Carlo di Simone, Celtico Nemeto- "Bosco Sacro" ed i suoi Derivati Onomastici. In: "Navicula Tubingensis: studia in honorem Antonii Tovar, by Francisco J. Oroz Arizcuren, Antonio Tovar, Eugenio Coseriu, Carlo De Simone. Tübingen, 1984. ISBN 3-87808-230-4, ISBN 978-3-87808-230-9. Mary Jones, Celtic Encyclopedia: nemeton Instances in Roman inscriptions

Automotive pixel link

Automotive pixel link, or APIX, is a serial high speed Gigabit Multichannel link to interconnect displays and control units over one single cable targeting automotive applications. APIX2 transmits up to two independent HR real time video channels plus bidirectional protected data communication with Ethernet, SPI, I2C including 8 channels for audio. APIX, APIX2 and APIX3 were designed by Inova Semiconductors based in Germany. Inova provides its own chips and licences the IP to other semiconductor suppliers such as Fujitsu, Analog Devices and Socionext; the standard is used by a growing number of car OEMs in the infotainment area. It was licensed in 2008 by Fujitsu for use in their automotive controllers. There are Commercial off-the-shelf boards available from e.g. Congatec. There are implementations as IP block for Xilinx FPGAs. APIX, on lifetime buy through the end of 2019, allows for: Two- or Four-Wire Full Duplex Link Up to 1 GBit/s Downstream Link Up to 62.5 MBit/s max Upstream Link Low EMI Wide spread spectrum pixel clock More than 15 m distance with low profile STP cables 10/12/18/24 bit pixel Interface APIX2 allows for higher link speeds and more flexibility: it can mix various data streams, including SPI, I2C or Ethernet 500 Mbit/s, 1 Gbit/s and 3 Gbit/s sustained downstream link bandwidth 187.5 Mbit/s upstream link bandwidth Single/dual channel LVDS 18 or 24 bit Video resolution up to 1280x720x24bit / 2 x 1280x720x18 bit / 1600x600x24 bit @ 60 Hz APIX3 adds higher link speeds: support STP QTP and co-axial link bandwidth of 6 Gbit/s over STP and 12Gbit/s over QTP Video resolution up to HD and Ultra HD

He╩╗eia, Hawaii

Heʻeia is a census-designated place comprising several neighborhoods located in the City & County of Honolulu and the Koʻolaupoko District on the island of Oʻahu north of Kāneʻohe. In Hawaiian the words heʻe ʻia mean "washed away", alluding to a victory achieved by the populace against others from leeward Oʻahu, aided by a tsunami that washed the combatants off the shore. Heʻeia includes Heʻeia Kea; the population was 4,963 at the 2010 census. The area is entirely one of homes and apartments. Parts of Heʻeia lie along Kāneʻohe Bay, but public access is non-existent owing to private ownership of the property behind the shore. Notable in the Heʻeia area are: Haʻikū Valley, a former United States Coast Guard radio transmitter site with the Stairway to Heaven hiking trail Site of the former receiving antenna tower for Station HYPO, the naval cryptanalytic station that did so much toward breaking Japanese naval codes in 1941-1942 that resulted in US victory in the Battle of Midway, seen by most historians as the turning point of the Pacific War.

The site of their antenna was He'eia, NOT the site of Station HYPO itself. Station HYPO got its name from the phoenetic for the letter "H", because of He'eia where its antenna was sited Heʻeia Fishpond, the largest remaining fishpond on OʻahuHeʻeia Kea is a community and small, undeveloped valley separated from Heʻeia by Heʻeia Marsh and Kealohi Point. Heʻeia Kea Small Boat Harbor, the only public pier and boat ramp on Kāneʻohe Bay, is found here. Several fishponds have been restored in recent years. Although fishponds were developed on most of the islands, the largest concentrations were found in Keʻehi Lagoon, Pearl Harbor, Kāneʻohe Bay on Oʻahu; the U. S. ZIP code for Heʻeia and Heʻeia Kea is the same as for Kāneʻohe: 96744. Heʻeia is located at 21°25′34″N 157°48′44″W. Heʻeia is part of Kāneʻohe, the nearest town to the northwest is ʻĀhuimanu, reached by either Kahekili Highway or Kamehameha Highway along the coast. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.4 square miles, of which 3.1 square miles is land and 0.27 square miles is water.

The total area is 7.54% water. As of the census of 2000, there were 4,944 people, 1,557 households, 1,367 families residing in the CDP; the population density was 2,419.4 people per square mile. There were 1,604 housing units at an average density of 784.9 per square mile. The racial makeup of the CDP was 25.67% White, 0.44% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 40.84% Asian, 8.52% Pacific Islander, 0.77% from other races, 23.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.83% of the population. There were 1,557 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.2% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.2% were non-families. 9.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.17 and the average family size was 3.32. In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $87,528, the median income for a family was $90,435. Males had a median income of $55,179 versus $34,983 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $33,990. None of the families and 0.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of 18 and none of those ages 65 and older. The Hawaii Department of Education operates the public schools. Heeia Elementary School is in the adjacent Kaneohe CDP. Governor Samuel Wilder King Intermediate School is in the Heeia CDP. He'eia Fishpond and Watershed

It's Just About Time

"It's Just About Time" is a song recorded by Johnny Cash. It was written for him by Jack Clement; the song was recorded by Cash in July 1958 during his final sessions for Sun Records. And released as a single in November. "It's Just About Time" is a solid Jack Clement ballad with a honky-tonk flavor. Just about the time the singer thinks it's over for him and his careless love, he starts missing her. Sun rush-released this song as a single, hot on the heels of Johnny's second Columbia single, "Don't Take Your Guns to Town." Despite all the attention surrounding that Columbia single, "It's Just About Time" made it to number 30 on the country chart and number 47 pop. Yet, Peter Lowry notes that "compared to recent singles this could be seen as a flop chartwise, with a stay of just one week in the charts at the start of 1959."The flip side, "I Just Thought You'd Like to Know," reached number 85 on the Billboard Hot 100 and didn't enter the country chart at all