Dummy Boy is the debut and only studio album by American rapper 6ix9ine. It was released on November 27, 2018, but was scheduled to be released four days earlier, it follows his debut mixtape, Day69, released earlier in 2018. Dummy Boy features guest appearances from Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Lil Baby, Tory Lanez, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Anuel AA, TrifeDrew, Bobby Shmurda, among others. Dummy Boy was supported by the singles "Tati" featuring DJ Spinking, "Fefe" featuring Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz, "Bebe" featuring Anuel AA and "Stoopid" featuring Bobby Shmurda; the album was leaked on 6ix9ine's website on November 24, 2018, released three days as a result of the early leaking and at the request of the artist himself. Despite receiving negative reviews from critics, the album debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200. According to 6ix9ine, the album came about when he decided to "put out a project November 23rd" after being in the studio "making hits". 6ix9ine revealed the cover art on November 7, which XXL characterized as 6ix9ine's animated likeness urinating a rainbow.
6ix9ine previewed a new unnamed track, which HotNewHipHop called "a Jackie Chan-inspired banger" made in collaboration with Scott Storch and Tory Lanez. Several days 6ix9ine revealed on Instagram that Nicki Minaj, Lil Baby, Tory Lanez, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Anuel AA and Bobby Shmurda would feature on the album, he deleted the post reposted the photo revealing Kanye West would be featured on the album. During the recording of a music video for "Mama" on November 8, 2018, two gunmen shot upon a mansion with West and 6ix9ine present. A bullet went through the dressing room of Nicki Minaj; the music video has since been scrapped. On November 7, 2018, 6ix9ine announced that the Dummy Boy album would be released on November 23, 2018; the album was set to be released on November 23, but two days before that date it was announced on 6ix9ine's Instagram that it would be postponed until further notice following his arrest and trial. On November 27, 2018, DJ Akademiks revealed via Twitter that the album would be released on the same day as a result of the early leaking and at the request of 6ix9ine himself.
The album was supposed to be distributed through Capitol Music Group / Caroline Distribution, but due to an argument stemming from the album's leak, the album was distributed through Create Music Group. Dummy Boy received negative reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 38, based on 11 reviews, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews". Jon Caramanica of The New York Times called the album "energetic but scattered", less "rowdy" than Day69 due to having softer vocal delivery, he noted. Writing for Forbes, Bryan Rolli said that "6ix9ine gets shut out by his collaborators and sounds like a visitor on his own album; the young rapper tries to split the difference between his abrasive, streetwise roots and big-budget arena rap spectacle, subsequently failing at both."Dhruva Balram of NME concluded in his review that "Tekashi has released Dummy Boy at the apex of his fame, but at this stage, he's little more than an internet phenomenon and controversy magnet who raps.
Due to his recent arrest, there's a real possibility that he will spend the rest of his life in jail. That will give him enough time to release a better project." In a more mixed review, M. Oliver of PopMatters remarked that "What Dummy Boy lacks in maturity and creativity it makes up for in energy and vitriol – equivalently bankable features in 2018." Dummy Boy debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 with 66,000 album-equivalent units, of which 10,000 were pure album sales, opening behind Travis Scott's Astroworld on three days of sales, having been released on November 27. It is 6ix9ine's highest-charting album on the chart. Credits adapted from Tidal. Notes ^ signifies a co-producer ^ signifies an additional producer All track titles are stylized in all caps Credits adapted from Tidal. Musicians Andres Espana – guitar Technical Lee "Wizard Lee" Weinberg – mixing, recording Todd Robinson – mixing, recording Take a Daytrip – mixing, recording
Nuclear power is a major power source in South Korea, providing 29% of the country's electricity. The total electrical generation capacity of the nuclear power plants of South Korea is 20.5 GWe from 23 reactors, equivalent to 22% of South Korea's total electrical generation capacity. In 2012 South Korea had plans for significant expansion of its nuclear power industry, to increase nuclear's share of generation to 60% by 2035. Eleven more reactors were scheduled to come online in the period 2012 to 2021, adding 13.8 GWe in total. However, in 2013 the government submitted a reduced draft plan to parliament for nuclear output of up to 29% of generation capacity by 2035, following several scandals related to falsification of safety documentation; this new plan still involved increasing 2035 nuclear capacity by 7 GWe, to 43 GWe. Responding to widespread public concerns after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan, the high earthquake risk in South Korea, the nuclear scandals, the new government of President Moon Jae-in elected in 2017 decided to phase out nuclear power.
The three reactors under construction will be completed, but the government has decided these will be the last built, as the existing plants close at a 40 years end-of-life they will be replaced with other modes of generation. Nuclear power research in South Korea is active with projects involving a variety of advanced reactors, including a small modular reactor, a liquid-metal fast/nuclear transmutation reactor, a high-temperature hydrogen generation design. Fuel production and waste handling technologies have been developed locally. South Korea is a member of the ITER nuclear fusion research project. South Korea is seeking to export its nuclear technology, with a goal of exporting 80 nuclear reactors by 2030; as of 2010, South Korean companies have reached agreements to build a research reactor in Jordan, four APR-1400 reactors in the United Arab Emirates. They are pursuing opportunities in Turkey and Indonesia, as well as in India and the People's Republic of China. In December 2010, Malaysia expressed interest in procuring South Korea's nuclear reactor technology.
South Korea has only four active generating station sites, but each site houses four or more units, three sites have more reactors planned. Thus Korea's nuclear power production is more centralized than most nuclear power nations. Housing multiple units at each site allows more efficient maintenance and lower costs, but reduces grid efficiencies. Four of the six Wolsong reactors are Canadian-designed CANDU pressurized heavy-water reactors. In 2013, in response to a petition from local fishermen, Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power renamed its Yonggwang plant as the Hanbit plant, its Ulchin plant in North Gyeongsang province was renamed as the Hanul plant. In 2014, an agreement was signed to allow construction of two additional APR-1400 reactors at Hanul and two units in Yeongdeok County; the proposed site in Yeongdeok would be named Cheonji and would occupy land in the villages of Nomul-ri, Maejeong-ri, Seok-ri in Yeongdeok-eup. Samcheok had been selected as a new site for reactors in 2012, but residents rejected a reactor in a 2015 referendum.
The population of Yeongdeok declined from 113,000 in 1974 to 38,000 in 2016, with one-third of residents aged 65 or older. Moon Jae-in campaigned in 2017 for president following the impeachment of Park Geun-hye, vowing to not build any new reactors. At the time, five reactors were under construction, three of which were near completion and two of which had just started. After Moon was sworn in, construction was suspended on SKN-5/6 in July 2017 and an independent panel was convened to evaluate continuing construction. After hearing from 471 citizens, the panel recommended that construction resume on SKN-5/6 in October 2017 by a three-fifths majority. In 1962, Korea's first research reactor achieved criticality. According to declassified U. S. government documents, the CIA discovered in 1975 that the Park dictatorship may have been pursuing a nuclear weapons program, but the Ford administration worked with France and Canada to convince Seoul to back down from a plan to acquire plutonium production capability - instead working out a technical agreement that helped South Korea develop a peaceful nuclear program.
Kori Nuclear Power Plant was the first plant in Korea to commence commercial operations in 1978. Since 19 more reactors have since been built using a mixture of CANDU and PWR technology. According to the South Korean Ministry for a Knowledge Economy, the APR-1400's fuel costs are 23 percent lower than France-based Areva's EPR, known to be the most advanced nuclear power plant in the world; the government is planning development of a new nuclear plant design, which will have 10 percent higher capacity and a safety rating better than the APR-1400. South Korea’s nuclear power plants are operating at a rate of 93.4 percent, higher than the comparable U. S. operation rate of 89.9 percent, France's 76.1 percent, Japan's 59.2 percent. South Korean nuclear plants have recorded the lowest rate of emergency shutdowns in the world, a record due in large part to standardised design and operating procedures; the APR-1400 is designed, engineered and operated to meet the latest international regulatory requirements concerning safety, including those for aircraft impact resistance.
South Korea has developed KSTAR, an a
The 2014 season is Associação Portuguesa de Desportos' ninety third season in existence and the club's first consecutive season in the second level of Brazilian football. Although Portuguesa finished the championship just above the relegation positions, it was punished by the Superior Court of Sport Justice for irregularly calling in a player during a match against Grêmio - Héverton, suspended for a red card received at his previous Copa do Brasil match. With the punishment, the team lost four points - three for the irregular usage of a player and a fourth one which the team won due to the game resulting in a tie - and ended up being relegated; this way, Fluminense FC managed to finish the championship above the relegation positions and was spared from having to compete in the next year's second division for the third time on the last 2 decades. On 10 January 2014, a supporter from the club won a lawsuit in São Paulo's courts, which determines the points would be returned to Portuguesa, relegating Fluminense.
However, CBF refused to accept the lawsuit, published the 2014 Série A table without Lusa, placing the club in Série B instead. Only in a year, Portuguesa had five full-time managers and one caretaker. All but the latter were sacked due to poor results; as of 23 November 2014 Last updated: 29 November 2014 Source: Match reports in Competitive matches, Soccerway Last updated: 29 November 2014 Source: Match reports in Competitive matches Last updated: 29 November 2014Source: Match reports in Competitive matchesOnly competitive matches = Number of bookings. Total spending: R$0 Total gaining: R$1,300,000 Potiguar progressed through the away goal system. Official Site LusaNews - blog
Soul of the Fire is the fifth book in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth. Richard and Kahlan are married and are enjoying their wedding night back in the Spirit house in the Village of the Mud People. Soon and unexplainable deaths begin to occur, Richard comes to the conclusion that when Kahlan called forth "the chimes" in order to save him, they remained free, causing havoc. Zedd sends Richard and Kahlan off to the Wizard's Keep in Aydindril to get a special bottle that contains a spell that will stop the threat. While en route, Richard and their Mord-Sith protector Cara are sidetracked into dealing with the people of Anderith, who have a powerful weapon of mass destruction called the Dominie Dirtch, they find that the leadership of Anderith wishes to surrender to the Imperial Order rather than surrender to the D'Haran Empire. As Richard tries his best to convince the people of Anderith of the danger the Imperial Order poses, he becomes convinced that the chimes are loose.
Continuing on from Temple of the Winds, the story begins after Richard and Kahlan's wedding in the village of the Mud People. Strange deaths and the appearance of a'chicken-that-isn't-a-chicken' leaves Richard fearing the worst. Zedd confides in Richard. According to Zedd, the only way to destroy the Lurk is by smashing a bottle from the Wizard's Keep in Aydindril with the Sword of Truth. However, Zedd is lying, he has surmised that a terrible magic known as "the chimes" has been accidentally released by Kahlan in her attempt to cure Richard. The chimes will drain all magic from the world of the living, beginning with the additive magic; this would cause death to beings that require magic and cause the destruction of the world if additive magic were to fail. Zedd determines that he must find a remedy, wants Richard and Kahlan safely out of the way while he does so. Richard and Cara, unaware of the truth, set out to accomplish the task of breaking the bottle. Meanwhile and Ann set off in separate ways.
Zedd recalls some lore that relates the chimes to Anderith and he travels there to attempt to banish the chimes. Ann infiltrates the Imperial Order in order to save the Sisters of the Light under Jagang's enslavement. However, the Sisters of the Light betray Ann to Jagang because they fear the wrath of Emperor Jagang, causing Ann to be captured. Elsewhere, there are Machiavellian politics of Anderith to worry about. Both the Anders, black-haired people who govern the city, the Hakens, red-haired people under the boot of Ander oppression, occupy Anderith. From an early age, Hakens are kept under control and disrespected by the Anders and are taught that this oppression is a necessity to protect the Hakens from their violent ancestral ways. Most Hakens have bought into this willingly subject themselves to the oppression. Anderith is being wooed by the Imperial Order in the person of Stein, who personifies the savage ruthlessness of Jagang's empire. Stein offers double the going rate for any goods that merchants, all of the Ander race, will sell to the Imperial Order.
He plots with the Minister of Culture, Bertrand Chanboor, to surrender Anderith to the Order. They begin infiltrating Imperial Order soldiers into Anderith under the guise of Special Anderian Troops. Dalton Campbell, aide to the Minister of Culture, has a hand in most events within the Anderith nation, he uses his connections, along with his squad of messengers, to accomplish underhanded tasks to ensure that the Minister will ascend to the chair of Sovereign when the present one passes on. Dalton treasures his wife Teresa above all else. A kitchen scullion, Fitch, is recruited into the messenger corps by Dalton. Though he has conflicting goals and values, Fitch's gratitude towards Dalton results in blind obedience and he smothers his conscience to accomplish Dalton's bidding. Dalton betrays Fitch, forced to flee. Fitch determines to redeem himself by becoming the Seeker of a longtime fantasy of his; the first step to becoming Seeker is to obtain the Sword of Truth. The Anderith Army is under-trained and little more than children.
They guard the Dominie Dirtch, a defensive line of giant bell-shaped structures made from a solid piece of dark-veined stone, which kill anything in front of them when struck. Elsewhere, Richard realizes; because of this, he sends Cara to Aydindril to retrieve the Sword of Truth while he, Kahlan and Du Chaillu, about to deliver her child, head to Anderith to banish the chimes. Richard deduces that the army of the Imperial Order is marching on Anderith. If the Imperial Order conquers Anderith, it will be a continuing imminent threat to the rest of the Midlands. Arriving in Anderith first, Zedd attempts to banish the chimes by offering them his soul; this is the cause of the chimes' presence: they don't have souls, when Kahlan summoned them she inadvertently promised them Richard's soul. However, it is not Zedd's soul; when Zedd's attempt fails, he undergoes a transformation. Richard and Kahlan arrive in Anderith and set out to look for the chimes, but they work on joining Anderith with the D'Haran Empire.
Word spreads and a vote is taken. While Richard makes a good plea to the people of Anderith, Dalton Campbell's interference sways the vote, leaving Richard defeated. At the same time, Kahlan struggles with the knowledge that she is with child, the trouble that will come because of it. Meanwhile, Ann persuades them to come with her. Since magic is failing, Jagang's abilities as a Dream Walker are null, Ann
7-a-side football at the 2008 Summer Paralympics was held at the Olympic Green Hockey Field from September 8 to September 16. One event was contested, a men's team competition; the sport of 7-a-side football is for people with cerebral palsy. The classification system grades player by the extent of their disability, with lower numbers corresponding to more severe impairment. At least one CP5 or CP6 player, no more than three CP8 players, may be on the field at a given time. Eight teams qualified for the football 7-a-side tournament in the 2008 Summer Paralympics; the eight teams were divided into two groups for a single round robin group stage. The top two teams of each group qualified for the semifinal, while the lower two teams from each group competed for 5th through 8th places. Games consisted of two 30-minute halves. A victory ceremony was held just after the finish of the gold medal match, at 18:00 on September 16. "Schedules and Results - Football 7-a-side". The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.
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