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Data access arrangement

The term data access arrangement has the following meanings: In public switched telephone networks, a single item or group of items at the customer side of the network interface for data transmission purposes, including all equipment that may affect the characteristics of the interface. A data circuit-terminating equipment supplied or approved by a common carrier that permits a DCE or data terminal equipment to be attached to the common carrier network. Data access arrangements are an integral part of all modems built for the public telephone network. In view of mixed voice and data access, DAAs are more referred to as direct access arrangements; this article incorporates public domain material from the General Services Administration document "Federal Standard 1037C". Wireline DAA - introductory slides by 3am Systems Direct-Access Arrangements Are Crucial To Successful Embedded-Modem Designs - in-depth article by Jeff Sorensen

Branko Marinkovic

Branko Marinkovic Jovicevic is a Bolivian-Croatian politician and businessman. He was born to a Croatian father and Montenegrin mother who came to Bolivia in 1954. Marinkovic holds Croatian passport, he studied Electromechanical Engineering and Economics and Finance at the University of Texas in United States. Marinkovic is important in the Oilseeds Industry in Bolivia since 2000 and is president of the Federation of Private Entrepreneurs since 2004 and vice chairman of Banco Económico, he was elected prefect of the Civic Committee of the Santa Cruz Department in 2006. Marinkovic was an opponent of President Evo Morales. In the documentary, Who is Branko Marinkovic, which aired on Bolivian national television, Marinkovic was depicted as pro-Ustaše, although his father was as a member of the Partisans. In that same documentary, Marinkovic is shown as a citizen of the Republic of Croatia. In December 2010, Bolivia's prosecutor had filed charges against 39 people, including Marinkovic, for 2009 alleged plot, whose aim was to kill Evo Morales and start an armed rebellion.

Marinkovic, other leading opposition leaders argued that in no way they are associated with the plot. Marinkovic was forced to exile in the United States while fearing for his life, he claimed his innocence and has said the following: "The Bolivian government pursues me and forced me to live outside my beloved Bolivia, because in Bolivia my life would be threatened. I have no guarantees that I would be allowed a fair trial." Return to Bolivia in 14 of 2020

326th Airlift Squadron

The 326th Airlift Squadron is part of the 512th Airlift Wing at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. It operates McDonnell Douglas C-17 Globemaster III aircraft supporting the United States Air Force global reach mission worldwide; the squadron was first activated in 1944 as the 1st Combat Cargo Squadron. It served in the China-Burma-India Theater. After VJ Day the unit was converted to the troop carrier mission as the 326th Troop Carrier Squadron, it was inactivated in theater in December 1945. The squadron was activated in the reserves in July 1947. In 1949 it moved to Reading Municipal Airport, where it was called to active duty for the Korean War, but inactivated after its personnel were used as fillers for other units, it was activated again in the reserve in 1952. Fly peacetime missions as a corollary of, training. Be prepared to be the initial and primary source of augmentation of the active forces in an emergency requiring expansion of the active forces; the 326th trained for overseas troop carrier operations from, April–August 1944.

It moved to Asia, transported troops and supplies to forward areas in China and India from, September 1944 – September 1945. The squadron was once again activated as a reserve unit under Air Defense Command at Morrison Field, Florida on 15 July 1947; the squadron was nominally a Curtiss C-46 Commando unit, but it is not clear to what extent it was equipped with tactical aircraft while at Morrison. In June 1949, Continental Air Command, which had assumed the responsibility for training reserve units from Air Defense Command in 1948, reorganized its reserve units under the wing base organization system; as part of this reorganization and unit reductions required by President Truman’s reduced 1949 defense budget, the 435th Group moved to Miami International Airport, where it was assigned to the newly formed 435th Troop Carrier Wing. Reserve flying operations at Morrison came to an end, with the exception of the 326th Squadron, which remained there until September, when it moved to Pennsylvania and was assigned to the 512th Troop Carrier Group.

The squadron was manned at 25% of normal strength. The squadron was called to active service for the Korean War in March 1951, but its personnel were used as fillers for other organizations and it was inactivated two weeks later; the unit's aircraft were distributed to other organizations as well. The squadron resumed training in the reserve for airlift missions in 1952, it has since taken part in various contingency and humanitarian airlift operations worldwide. Beginning in 1992, took part in various contingency and humanitarian airlift operations worldwide. Supported Operations Allied Force and Southern Watch, 1998–1999. Constituted as the 1st Combat Cargo Squadron on 11 April 1944Activated on 15 April 1944 Redesignated 326th Troop Carrier Squadron on 29 September 1945 Inactivated on 26 December 1945Activated in the reserve on 15 July 1947Redesignated 326th Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium on 2 September 1949 Ordered into active service on 15 March 1951 Inactivated on 1 April 1951Activated in the reserve on 14 June 1952Ordered into active service on 28 October 1962 Relieved from active service on 28 November 1962 Redesignated 326th Tactical Airlift Squadron on 1 July 1967 Redesignated 326th Military Airlift Squadron on 25 September 1968 Redesignated 326th Airlift Squadron on 1 February 1992 Redesignated 326th Airlift Squadron on 1 October 1994 1st Combat Cargo Group, 15 April 1944 Fourteenth Air Force, 16 June – 26 December 1945 435th Troop Carrier Group, 15 July 1947 512th Troop Carrier Group, 2 September 1949 – 1 April 1951 512th Troop Carrier Group, 14 June 1952 512th Troop Carrier Wing, 14 April 1959 912th Troop Carrier Group, 11 February 1963 512th Military Airlift Wing, 1 July 1973 512th Operations Group, 1 August 1992 – present This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

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Liz Gorinsky

Liz Gorinsky is the publisher of Erewhon Books, a former editor for Tor Books, multiple Hugo award nominee, 2017 Hugo Award winner in the category of Best Editor. Gorinsky is a native of Manhattan, she studied English and computer science at Columbia College, serving three years as president of the Columbia University Science Fiction Society. She interned at DC Comics and Tor Books before joining the editorial staff of the latter, assisting editors including Ellen Datlow, Jim Frenkel and Patrick Nielsen Hayden. In addition to print novels, while working at Tor she acquired and edited short fiction for Tor Books's online short fiction market, Tor.com. In 2018, Gorinsky left Tor to found an independent speculative fiction publishing company, Erewhon Books, she resides in Alphabet City. Gorinsky was first Hugo nominated for Best Editor in 2010, technically prior to her promotion to full editor at Tor Books. Gorinsky was nominated again in the same category in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, winning in 2017.

She is a winner of the 2015 George R. R. Martin–awarded "Alfie" award in the category of Best Editor, Long Form; some of the Best of Tor.com Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2012 edition Fred Chao Dave Duncan Felix Gilman Mary Robinette Kowal George Mann Cherie Priest Lev Rosen Pamela Sargent Brian Francis Slattery Catherynne M. Valente Jeff VanderMeer Media related to Liz Gorinsky at Wikimedia Commons

The Beast (nickname)

The Beast is a nickname which may refer to: Calvin Abueva, Filipino basketball player Adebayo Akinfenwa, English football player Júlio Baptista, Brazilian football player Yohan Blake, Jamaican sprinter Aleister Crowley, English occultist, ceremonial magician, painter and mountaineer Jimmie Foxx, American Major League Baseball player, member of the Hall of Fame Eddie Hall, British strongman Braden Holtby, Canadian ice hockey goaltender Kevin Iro, New Zealand rugby league footballer Brian Jensen, Danish footballer Mark Labbett, British television personality on the game show The Chase Brock Lesnar, professional wrestler Hildegard Mende, German World War II concentration camp guard Max Mirnyi, professional tennis player from Belarus Tendai Mtawarira, Zimbabwean-born South Africa rugby player John Mugabi, Ugandan retired middleweight boxer and world junior middleweight champion Miguel Ángel Nadal, Spanish retired footballer Sretko Kalinić, Serbian criminal Jon Parkin, English football player Shang Ping, first Chinese basketball player to join a Euroleague club Daigo Umehara, Japanese arcade fighting video game player Manu Vatuvei, New Zealand rugby league footballer Gustav Wagner, Austrian SS-Oberscharführer at Sobibór extermination camp, "The Beast" L.

A. Beast, competitive eater. All pages with titles beginning with The Beast All pages with titles containing The Beast The Beast Benjamin Butler, American politician and Governor of Massachusetts, American Civil War Union Army general nicknamed "Beast Butler" by Southern whites Irma Grese, German World War II female concentration camp guard, "The Beast of Belsen" and "The Beautiful Beast" Reinhard Heydrich, high-ranking German Nazi official, "The Blonde Beast" Ilse Koch, German World War II female concentration camp guard, "The Beast of Buchenwald" Josef Kramer, German commandant of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, "The Beast of Belsen" Salvatore Riina, former Sicilian Mafia leader nicknamed "La Belva" Luis Garavito, Colombian serial killer and rapist nicknamed "La Bestia" Siert Bruins, Dutch member of the SS and SD during World War II, "The Beast of Appingedam" Dennis Skinner, British politician, "The Beast of Bolsover" Nuno Mindelis, Angolan-born Brazilian blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, "The Beast from Brazil" Edward Paisnel, sex offender from the Channel Island of Jersey, "the beast of Jersey" Anatoly Onoprienko, Ukrainian serial killer, "The Beast of Ukraine" Maxi Rodríguez, Argentine footballer, "La fiera" Álvaro Negredo, Spanish football player, "La fiera de Vallecas" Gaius Antonius Hybrida, Roman Republic 1st century BC politician, nicknamed "Hybrida" The Animal

Juan Zurita

Juan Zurita was a Mexican boxer in the Lightweight division and a 1944 National Boxing Association Lightweight world champion. Zurita was a southpaw or left handed boxer, who fought with his right foot forward, though at times he could lead with his right as well. American newspapers distinguished him as the first native-born Mexican to win a world boxing title. Zurita was born on May 1917 near Veracruz, Mexico on the Atlantic Coast, he began fighting professionally in early 1932, on the Western Mexican coast in Guadalajara, Mexico. Early in his career, Zurita won the Featherweight Championship of Mexico, defeating Joe Conde on February 24, 1934, in a twelve round points decision for the title, he defeated Joe Conde again in a rematch for the Featherweight Championship on March 11, 1939 in a twelve round points decision at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City. On January 4, 1935, Zurita defeated Pablo Dano in a ten round points decision at Legion Stadium in Hollywood, California. Zurita took four rounds, Dano three, three were even.

Zurita took the first four rounds according to the Los Angeles Times and finished strong in the final round. The win was significant for Zurita as Dano was the more experienced boxer and favored in the early betting. On February 15, 1936, Zurita defeated Californian boxer Georgie Hansford in a fifth round knockout in Mexico City. On March 28, 1936, he defeated American boxer Midget Wolgast at the Arena Nacional in Mexico City in a fifth round knockout. Zurita sent Wolgast to the mat for a count of nine in the fifth, before finishing him shortly after for a full count with a left to the stomach and a right to the chin. On July 24, 1936, Zurita defeated Wolgast again in a ten round points decision at Legion Stadium in Hollywood, California. Zurita had the cleaner and more effective punches. There were no knockdowns in the bout; the referee gave eight rounds to Zurita, two to Wolgast, though Braven Dyer of the Los Angeles Times felt the fight was a bit closer. Zurita seemed strongest in the closing rounds.

He had lost to Wolgast three times in 1935, on February 21, May 21, June 28 in ten round points decisions, first in Los Angeles and twice at Legion Stadium in Hollywood. Wolgast had held the World Flyweight Title in July 1931, had contended unsuccessfully for the World Bantamweight Title. On August 18, 1936, Zurita lost to exceptional Black boxer Henry Armstrong in a fourth round knockout at Olympic Stadium in Los Angeles. At the time, Armstrong held the California version of the World Featherweight Title. Zurita carried the first two round on points with a furious attack. In the bottom of the third, Armstrong had found his range and made a number of effective blows to the head of Zurita that had him groggy. In his career, Armstrong would hold the World Welterweight Championship. Zurita lost again to Armstrong on October 13, 1942, in a second round knockout at Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles; the final blow was a right to the chin 2:20 into the second. The final blow was a left hook followed by a right cross, 2:20 into the second, was the only knockdown in the bout.

By their last bout in October 1942, Armstrong had taken world titles in both the Welterweight and Lightweight divisions. On January 1, 1937, Zurita defeated Spanish boxer Baltasar Sangchili in a ten round points decision in Mexico City. In June 1935, Sangchili had taken the IBU World Bantamweight Title in Valencia and had taken the World Bantamweight Championship in the same year. Zurita defeated New York based Puerto-Rican born Koli Kolo around June 1, 1938, in a fourth round knockout in Tepic, Mexico; the exact date of the bout remains unknown, may have occurred the month earlier. On June 18, 1938, Zurita defeated talented Mexican boxer Rodolfo "Baby" Casanova in Guadalajara, Mexico in a sixth round Technical Knockout, it was Zurita's only win against Casanova. On August 20, 1938, Zurita would lose to Casonova in a sixth round technical knockout in Mexico City. In four earlier meetings with Casanova, in a Mexican Featherweight Title match on September 15, 1934, in matches in April 1935, April 1936, June 1937, Zurita would lose.

Though each boxer was close in height and close in reach, Zurita did not seem to match up well with Casanova, two years older and may have benefited from two extra years in age. By September 1934, Casanova had taken the Mexican Featherweight Championship, had scored seven successful defenses of the title. Zurita first took the Mexican Lightweight Title on September 10, 1938 against Joe Conde in a twelve round points decision at the Arena in Mexico City, though few if any American newspapers covered the story. On May 15, 1939 Zurita first defeated Jimmy Hatcher in a ten round decision at the Walkathon Theater in San Antonio, Texas, he defeated Hatcher again on September 11, 1942, in a second round technical knockout at Legion Stadium in Hollywood. The bout was stopped by the referee thirty seconds into the second round after Hatcher received a long cut on his forehead; the loss ended Hatcher's string of nineteen straight wins. On July 21, 1940, Zurita defeated Speedy Dado in a fifth round technical knockout at the Arena Progreso at Jalisco, Mexico.

Dado was a talented Philippines-born boxer who would take the USA California State Bantamweight Title in October 1933, compete unsuccessfully for the World Bantamweight Title in May 1935. On May 17, 1941, Zurita defeated Carlos Miranda in a third round knockout in Mexico City. On November 14, 1941, Zurita defeated George Latka in a ten round points decision at Legion Stadium in Hollywood, California. Twice in the second and once in the tenth Zurita scored against Latka with strong blows. Zurita started on the aggressive, and