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Eisenstadt

Eisenstadt is a city in Austria, the state capital of Burgenland. It had a recorded population on 1 January 2018 of 14,476. In the Habsburg Empire's Kingdom of Hungary, Kismarton was the seat of the Eszterházy Hungarian noble family; the composer Joseph Haydn lived there as Hofkapellmeister under Esterházy patronage. Eisenstadt lies on a plain leading down to the river Wulka, at the south foot of the Leitha Mountains, about 12 kilometres from the Hungarian border. Eisenstadt is divided into three districts: Eisenstadt-Stadt Kleinhöflein im Burgenland – a town that lies to the west of Eisenstadt proper St. Georgen am Leithagebirge – a town that lies to the east of Eisenstadt properThe city is divided into five Katastralgemeinden: Eisenstadt-Stadt Oberberg, or Oberberg-Eisenstadt – the northern area of Eisenstadt from the Jewish quarter, Jewish cemetery Unterberg, or Unterberg-Eisenstadt – the southern area of Eisenstadt from Kalvarienbergplatz, Ruster Strasse Kleinhöflein im Burgenland St. Georgen am LeithagebirgeOther informal areas of the city include Wiesäcker and Lobäcker, which lie south of the Eisbach, a tributary of the Wulka.

The city is surrounded by the district of Eisenstadt-Umgebung. The city included the districts of Eisenstadt-Stadt, Eisenstadt-Oberberg, Eisenstadt-Unterberg, Eisenstadt-Schloßgrund. Großhöflein, Müllendorf, Neufeld/Leitha and Ebenfurth Hornstein Wulkaprodersdorf, Trausdorf/Wulka The present city name, meaning "Iron City", was first recorded in 1118 as "castrum ferrum" and refers to the history of iron mining and iron trade in the area; the first written mention of the town took place in 1264 as "minor Mortin", matching the Hungarian name, recalling Saint Martin, the patron saint of the main church. Archeological finds prove that the Eisenstadt area was settled in the Hallstatt period. Celts and Romans settled somewhat later. During the Migration Period, the area was settled by the Huns. Around 800, during the reign of Charlemagne, settlement by the Bavarii began; the fortress built on the original earth works was destroyed by the troops of Margrave Leopold III of Austria. In 1241, it was destroyed by the Mongol invaders.

In 1373, the town came into the possession of the Kanizsai family, who rebuilt the walls surrounding the town and built a fortress at the site of the present day castle between 1388 and 1392. In 1388, Eisenstadt was given the right to hold markets by Emperor Sigismund. From 1440 Archduke Albert VI of Austria held the town as collateral for a loan. In 1451, Matthias Corvinus ceded it to Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor in return for the Holy Crown of Hungary. Matthias Corvinus reconquered it by force in 1482, but Maximilian I acquired it again in 1490, it remained under Habsburg rule until 1622. It was destroyed by fire in 1589. In 1648, it passed under the rule of the Esterházy family; these Hungarian princes permanently changed the face of the city due to their extensive construction on their castle, Schloss Esterházy. During this period, the city was captured by the army of Imre Thököly in 1683, it saw the defeat of the rebel kuruc army of Sándor Károlyi by the Habsburgs in 1704, it was again destroyed by fire in 1776.

The appointment of Joseph Haydn as the prince's Hofkapellmeister began the great artistic period in the city's history. In 1809, Eisenstadt was occupied by French troops during the Napoleonic Wars; until the end of World War I, it was the seat of Kismarton district in Sopron county in the Kingdom of Hungary. Without plebiscite, the city and the entire Hungarian territory of Burgenland was annexed to Austria by the Saint-Germain and Treaties of Trianon in 1921. Since 30 April 1925, Eisenstadt has been the seat of the Burgenland state government and thus the state capital. During World War II, Eisenstadt was bombarded. On 2 April 1945, it was captured by Soviet troops of the 3rd Ukrainian Front in the course of the Vienna Offensive, the city remained under Soviet occupation until 1955. In 1960, Eisenstadt became; the current mayor of Eisenstadt is Mag. Thomas Steiner ÖVP; the district council is composed as follows: Austrian People's Party: 17 seats Social Democratic Party of Austria: 8 seats Austrian Green Party: 2 seats Freedom Party of Austria: 2 seats Schloss Esterházy and Schlosspark, the Esterházy castle and park.

Orangerie Gloriette, the former Esterházy hunting lodge. Bergkirche, housing Haydn's tomb Eisenstadt Cathedral, late Gothic former military church, began in 1460 Franziskanerkirche, built in 1629, it contains the crypt of the Esterházy family Jewish quarter Jewish Community of Eisenstadt A private synagogue Österreichisches Jüdisches Museum Samson Wertheimer's house Jewish cemetery of Eisenstadt Haydn-Mausoleum Rathaus Pulverturm Haydnmuseum, a museum dedicated to Joseph Haydn, who lived in the building between 1766 and 1778. Landesmuseum. Österreichisches Jüdisches Museum (Austrian Jew

Laos F.C.

Laos Football Club is a professional Filipino association football club based in Quezon City, Metro Manila. The team played in the United Football League, the highest level of club football in the Philippines at the time the league was extant; the club's roots can be traced back in March 2000 when a group of football enthusiasts from Tacloban organized a weekly football practice as their leisure activity. The group which included Dan Palami and some of his employees at his company played their first weekly football games behind the Quezon City hall, moving to the Sunken Garden football field inside the University of the Philippines Diliman, they began to participate in minor tournaments around Manila, under the name "Laos F. C." with the name of the team derived from the term "laos" which means "has beens". With the renaming of the club to "Global Football Club" in 2009, club owner Dan Palami chose to form a separate team which carried the "Laos Football Club" name; the team shares its history with Global, is considered its sister team.

Laos had their first major success in the United Football League in the 2015 season, when they won the UFL Division 2 Championship with an unbeaten record. The championship earned them promotion to the first division, allowing them to play in the Philippines' top flight for the first time in their history, but promotion and relegation system was discontinued for the 2016 season which meant that Laos competed in the only division of the 2016 season. After the UFL was disbanded, Laos joined the Elite Division of the Weekend Football League for the local league's 2017 season which saw the participation of the second teams of Philippines Football League clubs, F. C. Meralco Manila, former UFL club, Green Archers United F. C. Manila Tala F. C, Kaya Elite FC with the latter two having previous WFL participation; as of 7 May 2016Note: Flags indicate national team. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality

Mazda Cosmo

The Mazda Cosmo is an automobile, produced by Mazda from 1967 to 1995. Throughout its history, the Cosmo served as a "halo" vehicle for Mazda, with the first Cosmo launching the Mazda Wankel engine; the final generation of Cosmo served as Mazda's flagship vehicle in Japan, being sold as the Eunos Cosmo through its luxury Eunos division in Japan. Mazda chose to use the name "cosmo", reflecting international cultural fascination with the Space Race, as Mazda wanted to showcase the rotary engine as forward-thinking, with a focus on future developments and technology; the first Mazda to bear the Cosmo name was one of the first production cars to feature a 2-rotor Wankel engine. A prototype was presented at the 1964 Tokyo Motor Show, one month before the 1964 Summer Olympics, after the introduction of the NSU Spider at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Full production began in May 1967 and lasted through 1972, though Cosmos were built by hand at a rate of only about one per day, for a total of 1,176; the car was featured in the show The Return of Ultraman.

Cosmos were built in five batches: In 1968, Mazda went racing with the Cosmo. They selected one of the most grueling tests in Europe to prove the reliability of the rotary engine, the 84-hour Marathon de la Route at the legendary Nürburgring circuit in Germany. Two stock Cosmos were entered, along with 58 other cars. One major change to the cars' 10A engines was the addition of a novel side- and peripheral-port intake system: A butterfly valve switched from the side to the peripheral port as RPMs increased; the engines were limited to 130 PS to improve durability. The cars ran together in fourth and fifth place for most of the race, but the all-Japanese car was retired with axle damage in the 82nd hour; the other car, driven by Belgians, completed the race in fourth overall. This was to be the only racing outing for the Cosmo—the next Mazda race car would be a Familia Rotary; the Series I/L10A Cosmo was powered by a 0810 two-rotor engine with 982 cc of displacement and produced about 110 hp. It used a Hitachi four-barrel carburetor and an odd ignition design—two spark plugs per chamber with dual distributors.

A four-speed manual transmission and 14-inch wheels were standard. In Japan, the installation of a rotary engine gave Japanese buyers a financial advantage when it came time to pay the annual road tax in that they bought a car, more powerful than a traditional inline engine, but without having the penalty for having an engine in the higher above-one-litre tax bracket; the front suspension was a coil-sprung double-wishbone design with an anti-roll bar. The rear used a leaf-sprung de Dion tube. Unassisted 10 inch disk brakes were found in front with 7.9 inches drum brakes in the rear. Performance in the quarter-mile was 16.4 s, with a 115 mph top speed. The price was lower than the Toyota 2000GT at 1.48 million yen. The Series II/L10B was introduced in July 1968, it had a more-powerful 128 hp /103 lb·ft 0813 engine, power brakes, 15 inch wheels and a 5-speed manual transmission. The wheelbase had been expanded by 15 inches for a better ride; this Cosmo could accelerate to cover a quarter-mile in 15.8 s.

Visual changes included a larger grille under the front bumper with two additional vents to each side of this "mouth". Only 833 were made, fewer than six Series II models were imported into the United States; the price was up a bit to 1.48 million yen. Comedian and former talk show host Jay Leno owns a 1970 Series II Cosmo, featured on the North American Speed Channel series My Classic Car in March 2006, it was believed to be the only remaining Series II Cosmo in the United States, though the original Cosmo 10a engine was replaced with an RX-7 12a. However, Mazda's U. S. division "found another in the garage of Phoenix-area car collector Glenn Roberts and made an offer that he couldn't refuse," according to Car and Driver magazine's September 2007 issue. There is a Series II Cosmo in a collection in Canada as well. A 1970 Mazda Cosmo Sport Series II L10B Coupe sold in January 2015 for US$110,000 inclusive premium at auction at Bonhams; the second generation CD Cosmo appeared in 1975 and lasted until 1981.

It was known as the Cosmo AP in Japan, sold internationally as the Mazda RX-5, though in some export markets its piston-powered counterpart was called the Mazda 121. Mazda America used the Mazda Cosmo name and offered it from 1976 through 1978, after which the Cosmo was replaced by the Mazda RX-7 as their rotary-powered sports coupe; the CD Cosmo/RX-5 series was positioned as a personal luxury car, offered as a notchback coupe, called the Landau, which included an "opera window" and padded vinyl roof covering, that appeared to be influenced by the 1970s era Lincoln Continental. It was available as a fastback, but neither body style found many international buyers, it was however an enormous success in Japan alone. This new body style competed with the Toyota Crown, Nissan Cedric, Nissan Gloria, the Mitsubishi Galant Lambda coupes newly introduced to Japan. Due to its poor sales as an export the Series II version, built from 1979, was not exported and remained a Japanese domestic sale only. RX-4 exported to Europe saw little competition in the rotary-engine equipped market, with the introduction o

Bayside Shakedown 2

Bayside Shakedown 2 is the second film based on the popular Bayside Shakedown TV series, known for its unique and humorous depiction of the Japanese police force while avoiding the conventions that define most police dramas. The movie was released in the summer of 2003. Bayside Shakedown 2 is the all-time highest grossing non-animated Japanese movie on domestic screens and earned 17.35 billion yen at the box office. The movie takes place again in the fictional Wangan Station of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, in the five years since the previous movie, the once empty space within Wangan's jurisdiction has become a popular tourist attraction, the officers at Wangan Station now have their hands full dealing with all manner of tourist related issues. In a sign of how much has not changed in the last five years, when Detective Sergeant Shunsaku Aoshima and several of other detectives playing the part of terrorists defeat a Special Assault Team unit during a counterterrorism exercise in front of the police brass and the media, all the detectives promptly have their pay docked by headquarters.

When a string of murders of company execs begins taking place, Aoshima jumps at the opportunity to pursue something other than his current case, which he finds less than inspiring. However the powers that be have other ideas, Wangan again plays host to a special investigation team from headquarters, led by Superintendent Okita, whose inflexible methods, reliance on technology over old fashioned police work, condescending attitude towards the locals leads to one fiasco after another, with the local officers working to clean up the resulting mess. Aoshima's friend Superintendent Shinji Muroi, assigned by headquarters to assist Okita, is again powerless to help the local officers as decisions are made by the higher ups. Yūji Oda - Sergeant Shunsaku Aoshima Toshirō Yanagiba - Superintendent Shinji Muroi Eri Fukatsu - Sergeant Sumire Onda Miki Mizuno - Sergeant Yukino Kashiwagi Yūsuke Santamaria - Inspector Masayoshi Mashita Miki Maya - Superintendent Okita Chosuke Ikariya - Senior Inspector Heihachiro Waku Kenta Satoi - Section Chief Uozumi Toshio Kakei - Superintendent Shinjo Kotaro Koizumi - Surveillance Room Operator Shigeru Koike Soichiro Kitamura - Chief Kanda Takehiko Ono - Division Chief Hakamada Satoru Saito - Assistant Chief Akiyama John Sledge - American in Casino Chihiro Kameyama - producer Kuga Maeda, Daisuke Sekiguchi - assistant producers.

Ryoichi Kimizuka - writer Katsuyuki Motohiro - director During nine successive weeks it was number-one, a record that hasn't been matched since by a domestic live action film. Bayside Shakedown Bayside Shakedown: The Movie List of highest-grossing films in Japan Bayside Shakedown 2 on IMDb Movie Review from lovehkfilm.com

Monument (Front Line Assembly album)

Monument is a compilation album by Canadian industrial band Front Line Assembly, released in 1998. It was re-released on July 2007 through Polish label Metal Mind; the track "Monument" appeared in its original version on the 1993 album Phaze Two of Bill Leebs and Rhys Fulbers side project Intermix. The booklet of the 2007 re-release contains an outline of the band history. All tracks are written except where noted. Bill Leeb – engineering, mixing Rhys Fulber – production, programming Michael Balch – engineering, mixing Jeff Stoddard – guitar Greg Reely – editing, mixing, mastering Anthony Valcic – engineering, mixing Paul Kendall – remixing Anne Marie Damjanovic – project coordination Dave McKean – design, illustration Max McMullin – 3D programming

Supergirl (comic book)

Supergirl is the name of seven comic book series published by DC Comics, featuring various characters of the same name. The majority of the titles feature Superman's cousin Kara Zor-El; the first series featured Superman's cousin Kara Zor-El. It began publication in 1972 following a 44-issue run of Supergirl stories in Adventure Comics, ending with issue #424; the series lasted for 10 issues until 1974, after which the character began appearing in The Superman Family commencing with issue #165. The release of the last issue of Supergirl was delayed for several months due to a nationwide paper shortage. During its first year of publication, the second Kara Zor-El series was titled The Daring New Adventures of Supergirl. With issue #13, the name was shortened to Supergirl, the title continued monthly publication for a total of 23 issues. In 1994, DC Comics published a four-issue limited series featuring a new Supergirl, introduced early in the Post-Crisis era. Sometimes referred to as Matrix, this new character was a protoplasmic duplicate of an alternate universe Lana Lang, granted superpowers by an alternate Lex Luthor.

Having been brought to the mainstream DC Universe by Superman, she became romantically involved with the mainstream Luthor, posing as his own fictitious son Lex Luthor II. This limited series resolved many of the threads remaining from that plotline; the fourth series featured a third Supergirl. This character was a fusion of the Matrix Linda Danvers; the series ran for 81 issues, ending with the main character journeying to an alternate universe following the re-emergence of the original version of Kara Zor-El. In 2004, DC Comics introduced an updated version of Kara Zor-El in the pages of Superman/Batman; the following year, she began appearing in her own ongoing series, with Superman/Batman #19 being republished as issue #0 of Supergirl. Sterling Gates took over the title in late 2008 with issue #34. Amy Reeder Hadley was announced as the new cover artist for the series in May 2010. DC Comics relaunched Supergirl with issue #1 in September 2011 as part of The New 52 reboot. A new Supergirl series written by Steve Orlando and incorporating elements of the Supergirl television series began in September 2016 as part of the DC Rebirth relaunch.

The series took a three-month hiatus in April and resumed publication in August 2018 with the release of #21. The new creative team was artist Kevin Maguire. Supergirl at the Comic Book DB The Daring Adventures of Supergirl at the Comic Book DB Supergirl vol. 3 at the Comic Book DB Supergirl vol. 4 at the Comic Book DB Supergirl vol. 5 at the Comic Book DB Supergirl vol. 6 at the Comic Book DB