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Erythema

Erythema is redness of the skin or mucous membranes, caused by hyperemia in superficial capillaries. It occurs with infection, or inflammation. Examples of erythema not associated with pathology include nervous blushes, it can be caused by infection, electrical treatment, acne medication, exercise, solar radiation, photosensitization, acute radiation syndrome, mercury toxicity, blister agents, niacin administration, or waxing and tweezing of the hairs—any of which can cause the capillaries to dilate, resulting in redness. Erythema is a common side effect of radiotherapy treatment due to patient exposure to ionizing radiation. Erythema disappears on finger pressure, while purpura or bleeding in the skin and pigmentation do not. There is no temperature elevation, unless it is associated with the dilation of arteries in the deeper layer of the skin. Erythema ab igne Erythema chronicum migrans Erythema induratum Erythema infectiosum Erythema marginatum Erythema migrans Erythema multiforme Erythema nodosum Erythema toxicum Erythema elevatum diutinum Erythema gyratum repens Keratolytic winter erythema Palmar erythema Flushing List of cutaneous conditions

Family Blood

Family Blood is a 2018 American horror film directed by Sonny Mallhi and written by Nick Savvides and Mallhi. It stars Vinessa Shaw, James Ransone, Colin Ford, Ajiona Alexus, Carson Meyer, France Jean-Baptiste and Eloise Lushina. Blumhouse Productions, Divide/Conquer and Gunpowder & Sky released the film in a limited release on March 16, 2018 and was released on Netflix on May 4, 2018. Ellie, a recovering drug addict, has just moved to a new city with her two teenage children, she has struggled to stay sober in the past and is determined to make it work this time, finding a stable job and attending her meetings. New friends, a new job, the chance of a new life, can't keep Ellie from slipping once again, her life changes when she meets Christopher - a different kind of addict - which forces her daughter and son to accept a new version of Ellie. Vinessa Shaw as Ellie James Ransone as Christopher Colin Ford as Kyle Ajiona Alexus as Meegan Carson Meyer as Kristen France Jean-Baptiste as Mrs. Jensen Eloise Lushina as Amy Principal photography on the film began on October 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Allegations of CIA drug trafficking

The United States Central Intelligence Agency has been accused of involvement in drug trafficking. Books and investigations on the subject that have received general notice include works by historian Alfred McCoy; these claims have led to investigations by the United States government, including hearings and reports by the United States House of Representatives, Department of Justice, the CIA's Office of the Inspector General. The subject remains controversial; the following is a summary of some of the main claims made by geographical area. During the Korean War, the first allegations of CIA drug trafficking surfaced after 1949, stemming from a deal whereby arms were supplied to Chiang Kai-shek's defeated generals in exchange for intelligence. In the same region, while the CIA was sponsoring a "Secret War" in Laos from 1961 to 1975, it was accused of trafficking heroin in the area known as the Golden Triangle. To fight its "Secret War" against the Pathet Lao communist movement of Laos, the CIA used the Miao/Meo population.

Because of the war, the Hmong depended upon opium poppy cultivation for hard currency. The Plain of Jars had been captured by Pathet Lao fighters in 1964, which resulted in the Royal Lao Air Force being unable to land its C-47 transport aircraft on the Plain of Jars for opium transport; the Royal Laotian Air Force had no light planes that could land on the dirt runways near the mountaintop poppy fields. Having no way to transport their opium, the Hmong were faced with economic ruin; the CIA front Air America was, the only airline available in northern Laos. "According to several unproven sources, Air America began flying opium from mountain villages north and east of the Plain of Jars to CIA asset Hmong General Vang Pao's headquarters at Long Tieng." Larry Collins' sources alleged that, "During the Vietnam War, US operations in Laos were a CIA responsibility. The CIA's surrogate there was a Laotian general, Vang Pao, who commanded Military Region 2 in northern Laos, he enlisted 30,000 Hmong tribesmen in the service of the CIA.

These tribesmen continued to grow, as they had for the opium poppy. Before long, someone—there were unproven allegations that it was a Mafia family from Florida--had established a heroin drug refinery lab in Region Two; the lab's production was soon being ferried out on the planes of the CIA's front airline, Air America. A pair of BNDD agents tried to seize an Air America."Further documentation of CIA-connected Laotian opium trade was provided by Rolling Stone magazine in 1968, by Alfred W. McCoy in 1972; the CIA's front company, Air America was alleged to have profited from transporting opium and heroin on behalf of Hmong leader Vang Pao, or of "turning a blind eye" to the Laotian military doing it. This allegation has been supported by former Laos CIA paramilitary Anthony Poshepny, former Air America pilots, other people involved in the war, it is portrayed in the movie Air America. However, historian William M. Leary, writing on behalf of Air America, claimed that the opium transportation was done without the active participation of airline employees and that the airline did not trade in drugs.

Curtis Peebles denies that Air America employees participated in opium transportation, citing Leary's study as evidence. Historian Alfred W. McCoy stated that: In most cases, the CIA's role involved various forms of complicity, tolerance or studied ignorance about the trade, not any direct culpability in the actual trafficking... he CIA did not handle heroin, but it did provide its drug lord allies with transport and political protection. In sum, the CIA's role in the Southeast Asian heroin trade involved indirect complicity rather than direct culpability; the CIA made its own internal inquiries of its staff and clients in Laos concerning the drug trade, but never denied the essential allegation. Rather, the CIA took the position that trading in opium was legal in Laos until 1971; the CIA explained that opium served the isolated Lao hill tribes as their sole cash crop and that opium was one of the few medicines available in the primitive living circumstances. The CIA had its own internal security agents investigating possible commercial opium exports mid-1968 onward.

Air America, the CIA's airline, was barred from CIA airfields on suspicion of drug smuggling. One Hmong guerrilla commanding officer was pressured into giving up dealing in opium; the CIA concluded that small amounts of opium might have been smuggled via Air America, given wartime conditions. The Agency's case officers staged a couple of impromptu raids on drug refineries, but were reined in by the CIA Office of General Counsel. Several conspiracy theories exist regarding Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport, its alleged connection to the CIA, the involvement of figures such as Oliver North and former presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton; the CIA's self-investigation, overseen by the CIA's inspector general, concluded that the CIA had no involvement in or knowledge of any illegal activities that may have occurred in Mena. The report said that the agency had conducted a training exercise at the airport in partnership with another Federal agency and that companies located at the airport had performed "routine aviation-related services on equipment owned by the CIA".

The film American Made is a fictionalized telling of the story of Barry Seal, a pilot and Medellin cartel drug smuggler who based his operations in Mena. In October 2013, two former federal agents and an ex-CIA contractor told an American television network that CIA operatives were involved in the kid

Gaya Junction railway station

Gaya Junction railway station is a junction station serving the city of Gaya, the headquarters of Gaya district and Magadh Division in the Indian state of Bihar. Gaya is in the Mugalsarai Rail Division of the East Central Railway zone. Grand Chord rail-line that connects New Delhi passes through Gaya, it lies between Dhanbad Junction on the Howrah side. It is located at 24°48′13″N 84°59′57″E, it has an elevation of 117 metres. Gaya is connected with most of the states through rail network. Few trains do-not stop here. There are two other broad gauge train lines from Gaya, one to Patna and the other to Kiul Junction; the city has major two railway station Gaya Manpur Junction. Gaya is well connected with Patna, Biharsharif, Islampur, Nawada through daily passenger and express train services. Several years before the Grand Chord was built, a connection from the Howrah-Delhi main line to Gaya was developed in 1900 and the South Bihar Railway Company had laid a line from Lakhisarai to Gaya in 1879; the Grand Chord was opened on 6 December 1906.

New developmentsIn February 2012, The Indian Railways had planned to set up a Railway Station Development Corporation that will work on improving the major railway stations including Gaya Junction by building and developing Restaurants, shopping areas and food plaza for commercial business and improving passenger amenities. There are the platform 10 is under construction. There are 1 Pilgrim Platform where the pilgrim train stop; the platforms are interconnected with foot over bridges. It has three foot over bridge, the station houses all the major facilities like waiting rooms, computerized reservation facility, food plaza, retiring rooms, bookshop, etc. Existing facilities are being revamped for developing it as model station. Gaya Junction's location on the Delhi Kolkata Grand chord route, makes it served by numerous express and superfast trains from all over the country. Gaya Junction is the second most important railway station in Bihar after Patna and second largest in terms of platforms after Patna Jn.

It is a junction and is connected to all the major cities such as New Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai through important broad gauge routes. Now it is directly connected to Guwahati. There is Mahabodhi Express from New Delhi to Gaya daily. Another air conditioned train Garib rath has been added from Gaya to Anand bihar Jn,which runs weekly. There are direct trains from Gaya to important stations in India like Delhi, Chennai, Kamakhya - Guwahati, Parasnath, Varanasi, Kota, Allahabad, Bareilly, Jabalpur, Indore, Mumbai, Puri, Jodhpur, Dehradun, Jammu, Dehradun, Bhuvaneshwar, etc. Several electrified local passenger trains run from Gaya to neighbouring destinations at regular intervals. Gaya Patna daily bond passenger train plays a essential role in city; the train starts from Gaya Junction to Patna Junction via Bela, Jehananbad, Makhdoompur. Gaya Trains at Gaya Gaya Railway Station Map Official website of the Gaya district

The Smile Machine

The Smile Machine is an art work created in 1992 by the artist Dick Turner. The idea was used without the artist's authorization for an advertising campaign during the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway in 1994; this led to a dispute involving the Embassy of Norway in Washington, D. C. and the Lillehammer Olympic Organizing Committee. The Smile Machine consists of two plastic hooks connected by two lengths of elastic which are held together by a plastic buckle, they come with "The Thirty Points of Ideaism", a series of 30 precepts meant to be read while wearing The Smile Machine. After completing the piece, Turner took out advertisements once a week in November 1992 in The Village Voice. In December 1993, Turner discovered that the Lillehammer Olympic Organizing Committee had begun to use his work as part of its promotion effort for the Lillehammer Winter Olympic Games, they had made 100,000 of them using their promotional budget of 120,000 dollars. The work appeared in both Newsweek and Life Magazine and was the subject of a presentation on National Public Radio, but Turner was given no credit as its inventor.

Turner contacted the Embassy of Norway in Washington, D. C. and threatened legal action. Turner was interviewed by the Norwegian tabloid VG where his claims were put before the Norwegian people. Press Counsellor Tore Tanum of the Norwegian Embassy publicly recognized Turner as the work's creator. Turner has used the work during different performances such as "The Secular Miracle" at the Pompidou Center in Paris in 2005, "How to Make a Smile Machine" in Paris in 2013. Turner made a "commercial" for it in 2014; the work appeared in the film Nature Morte avec des Oranges in 2016. The work was the subject of an article in Brain Magazine in Paris, France

2011 Super League of Belize

The 2011 Super League of Belize is a football league in Belize, not affiliated with the Football Federation of Belize. The league was founded in 2006. Round 1: Round 2: Round 3: Game was abandoned at 2 – 0. Round 4: Round 5: Round 6: Round 7: Round 8: Round 9: Round 10: Round 11: Round 12: Round 13: Round 14: Griga Knights forfeited the game, therefore Orange Walk United gained the win. Third World F. C. forfeited the game, therefore Placencia Assassin gained the win. The playoffs will consist of the top four ranked teams from the regular season; the teams will play each other twice. The top two ranked teams will play a best of three Championship final series, with the winner being crowned as Champions. Round 1: Round 2: Round 3: Round 4: Round 5: Round 6: Game 1: Game 2: Please note playoff goals are included. 4 Player scored 4 goals After the second Championship Final game, awards were distributed by the league. Super League of Belize 2008 Super League of Belize season