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2014–15 UEFA Europa League knockout phase

The 2014–15 UEFA Europa League knockout phase began on 19 February and concluded on 27 May 2015 with the final at Stadion Narodowy in Warsaw, Poland to decide the champions of the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League. A total of 32 teams competed in the knockout phase. Times up to 28 March 2015 were CET, thereafter times were CEST. All draws were held at UEFA headquarters in Switzerland. Matches may be played on Tuesdays or Wednesdays instead of the regular Thursdays due to scheduling conflicts; the knockout phase involved 32 teams: the 24 teams which qualified as winners and runners-up of each of the twelve groups in the group stage, the eight third-placed teams from the Champions League group stage. Each tie in the knockout phase, apart from the final, was played over two legs, with each team playing one leg at home; the team that scored more goals on aggregate over the two legs advanced to the next round. If the aggregate score was level, the away goals rule was applied, i.e. the team that scored more goals away from home over the two legs advanced.

If away goals were equal thirty minutes of extra time was played. The away goals rule was again applied after extra time, i.e. if there were goals scored during extra time and the aggregate score was still level, the visiting team advanced by virtue of more away goals scored. If no goals were scored during extra time, the tie was decided by penalty shoot-out. In the final, played as a single match, if scores were level at the end of normal time, extra time was played, followed by penalty shoot-out if scores remained tied; the mechanism of the draws for each round was as follows: In the draw for the round of 32, the twelve group winners and the four third-placed teams from the Champions League group stage with the better group records were seeded, the twelve group runners-up and the other four third-placed teams from the Champions League group stage were unseeded. The seeded teams were drawn against the unseeded teams, with the seeded teams hosting the second leg. Teams from the same group or the same association could not be drawn against each other.

In the draws for the round of 16 onwards, there were no seedings, teams from the same group or the same association could be drawn against each other. On 17 July 2014, the UEFA emergency panel ruled that Ukrainian and Russian clubs would not be drawn against each other "until further notice" due to the political unrest between the countries. Therefore, a Ukrainian club and a Russian club would not be drawn into the same tie in any round except the final; the draw was held on 15 December 2014. The first legs were played on 19 February, the second legs were played on 26 February 2015. Everton won 7–2 on aggregate. Torino won 5–4 on aggregate. Sevilla won 4–2 on aggregate. Wolfsburg won 2–0 on aggregate. Ajax won 4–0 on aggregate. Club Brugge won 6–1 on aggregate. Dynamo Moscow won 3–1 on aggregate. Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk won 4–2 on aggregate. Napoli won 5–0 on aggregate. Dynamo Kyiv won 4–3 on aggregate. Villarreal won 5–2 on aggregate. Roma won 3–2 on aggregate. Zenit Saint Petersburg won 4–0 on aggregate.

1–1 on aggregate. Beşiktaş won 5–4 on penalties. Fiorentina won 3–1 on aggregate. Internazionale won 4–3 on aggregate. Notes The draw was held on 27 February 2015; the first legs were played on 12 March, the second legs were played on 19 March 2015. Dynamo Kyiv won 6–4 on aggregate. 2–2 on aggregate. Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk won on away goals. Zenit Saint Petersburg won 2–1 on aggregate. Wolfsburg won 5–2 on aggregate. Sevilla won 5–2 on aggregate. Napoli won 3–1 on aggregate. Club Brugge won 5–2 on aggregate. Fiorentina won 4–1 on aggregate. Notes The draw was held on 20 March 2015; the first legs were played on 16 April, the second legs were played on 23 April 2015. Notes Sevilla won 4–3 on aggregate. Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk won 1–0 on aggregate. Fiorentina won 3–1 on aggregate. Napoli won 6–3 on aggregate. Notes The draw was held on 24 April 2015; the first legs were played on 7 May, the second legs were played on 14 May 2015. Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk won 2–1 on aggregate. Sevilla won 5–0 on aggregate. Notes The final was played on 27 May 2015 at the Stadion Narodowy in Poland.

The "home" team was determined by an additional draw held after the semi-final draw. 2014–15 UEFA Europa League

Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

The Museum of the Great Patriotic War is a history museum located in Moscow at Poklonnaya Gora. The building was designed by architect Anatoly Polyansky. Work on the museum began on March 3, 1986, the museum was opened to the public on May 9, 1995; the museum features exhibits and memorials concerning World War II, known in Russia as "The Great Patriotic War". The museum features 14,143 square meters of exhibit space for permanent collections and an additional 5,500 square meters for temporary exhibits. Near the entry to the museum is the Hall of Commanders, which features a decorative "Sword and Shield of Victory" and bronze busts of recipients of the Order of Victory, the highest military honor awarded by the Soviet Union. In the center of the museum is the Hall of Glory, a white marble room which features the names of over 11,800 of the recipients of the Hero of the Soviet Union distinction. A large bronze sculpture, the "Soldier of Victory," stands in the center of this hall. Below lies the Hall of Sorrow, which honors Soviet people who died in the war.

This room is dimly lit and strings of glass beads hang from the ceiling, symbolizing tears shed for the dead. The upper floors feature numerous exhibits about the war, including dioramas depicting major battles, photographs of wartime activities and munitions, awards, letters from the battlefront, model aircraft. In addition, the museum maintains an electronic "memory book" which attempts to record the name and fate of every Russian soldier who died in World War II; the museum is set in a 2,424-hectare park on Poklonnaya Hill. The park features a large, paved plaza and open space where military vehicles and other apparatus from World War II are displayed. In the park are the Holocaust Memorial Synagogue, the Church of St. George, the Moscow Memorial Mosque, a triumphal arch, an obelisk, a number of sculptures. Official Site Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War at Museums of Russia Photos of the museum Museum of the Great Patriotic War at Google Cultural Institute

Karen McCluskey

Karen McCluskey is a fictional character from the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. The role was played by Kathryn Joosten, who won the Primetime Emmy Award twice for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2005 and 2008. In the series finale, Karen succumbs to cancer; this was agreed upon between Marc Cherry and Kathryn, as she was battling cancer in real life, as well. Kathryn Joosten died 20 days. Karen Simonds was born in 1943 wed and gave birth to a son in the 1960s. In season six she reveals to Robin Gallagher that she was in the sex trade business and modeled for Sears Roebuck, which put her through college, she was the second wife to Gilbert McCluskey since the year 1963. They moved into Fairview, 4358 Wisteria Lane in 1982. Gilbert neglected to update his pension files leaving all of his assets to his first wife, to whom he was only married for two years, he died in 1997 and since Karen kept his body in a freezer in her basement for the next 10 years. She has Roberta Simmonds.

Karen McCluskey is introduced in the series as a neighborhood nemesis of Lynette Scavo. In the season one episode Live Alone and Like It we learn that she suffers from severe arthritis and how Lynette helped her when she collapsed soon after they became good friends. Known as the bickering old woman of the neighborhood, Mrs. McCluskey can be known for bickering and causing ruckus. However, deep down Mrs. McCluskey is a good woman full of love, it was revealed. She offered to babysit the Scavo kids only to be sent home because Lynette found her to be'ancient'. One time, Mrs. McCluskey accidentally tasered Lynette's co-worker Stu when she believed he was trying to "abduct" Lynette's kids, she was reported to have seen Matthew Applewhite and Danielle Van de Kamp making out at the county park. In episode 15 of season 2, she found, she subsequently alerted Lynette. Bree's drinking problems inadvertently improved Mrs. McCluskey's relationship with Lynette, as she now babysits the Scavo kids. Towards the end of Season 2 she supported Lynette, who followed Tom Scavo to Atlantic City in a bid to find out the truth behind Tom's supposed infidelity.

She has emerged as a more prominent and visible character in Season 3 involved in social roles with members of Wisteria Lane and forming a friendship with Edie Britt. It has been notable that due to the separate story that Bree Hodge has this season, Mrs. McCluskey is seen gathering with the other three main housewives Lynette Scavo, Gabrielle Solis and Susan Mayer. Mrs. McCluskey gave Mike Delfino his toolbox back, helped form the protest against the suspected pedophile Art Shephard. In the episode "Liaisons", it was revealed that Mrs. McCluskey has her own secret: she has the dead body of her husband, stored in a chest freezer in her basement. In the following episode, "God, That's Good" Karen breaks her arm, is taken to hospital. In the meantime, first Parker Scavo Ida Greenberg discovers Gilbert's dead body. Karen manages to persuade Parker to keep quiet, but Ida goes to the police, Karen is put into jail. Mrs. McCluskey is the talk of the town after the news spreads about her husband's body being found in the freezer.

She becomes hassled by local kids, who throw eggs at her house, paint'Witch' on her door. Lynette changes baby sitters to keep her away from her children, but Parker continues to defend her and tells Mrs. McCluskey to just tell the truth to make it stop, she goes to Travers' birthday party while the other Wisteria Lane residents are cleaning up and reveals her actions. She explains. Waiting until morning to call the Funeral Home, she checks his pension plan to see he had signed everything off to his first wife. Mrs. McCluskey, in fear of losing everything, kept his body in the freezer and kept cashing the checks. Lynette hires Mrs. McCluskey back as her babysitter. Lynette tells Mrs. McCluskey the family missed her, Mrs. McCluskey says she missed them too; as she walks into her house Mrs. McCluskey says that she will need a raise as she has a lot of money to pay and holds up bills. Mrs. McCluskey asks to speak to Carlos and complains to him about the garbage he left out being late and foils Edie's fake suicide plan but notices her at the last minute.

At Katherine Mayfair's barbecue, she questions Katherine as to why she left town twelve years ago without saying any goodbyes to anyone and Katherine is shocked that she remembers so much. It is revealed that Karen used to babysit Dylan Mayfair, knew something about her father though Dylan insists her father left her when she was a baby. Karen gives her opinion on new neighbors Bob and Lee's water fountain by saying it's "crap"; when Katherine and Lynette both run for the job of the leader of the home owners association Karen casts her vote for Lynette although Katherine wins anyway. In "Something's Coming", Mrs. McCluskey reluctantly invites Lynette Scavo and her family to take shelter in her house because of a tornado, but when she invites Ida Greenberg and her pet cat Toby to take shelter, things get complicated as Lynette's husband Tom is allergic to cats. So Lynette tries to smuggle Toby out of the house; when Karen catches Lynette smuggling Toby from the basement, Lynette angrily accuses her of choosing a cat over Tom.

The door blows open and Toby escapes. As Karen tries to get Toby back into her house, Lynette


Salasaca is a community and an indigenous people located in the Tungurahua Province in the center of Ecuador, halfway along the road from Ambato to Baños. The Salasaca speak their traditional language of Quichua, their main economic activities are agriculture, livestock-raising, handcrafts. Local craftsmanship includes items such as tapestries, which are woven by hand on looms of ancient technology. Many of the designs depict different aspects of their lives. A market in the central plaza of Salasaca is called "Plaza of the Arts"; the Quichua Salasaca drum. In the 21st century, the Quechua Salasaca have been incorporating other sounds that complement their traditional melodies. In June, Salasaca people celebrate the Inca new year festival called Inti Raymi, an ancient festival of the sun, celebrated in all Quechua communities of the Highlands. In the Salasaca festival circuit, the Varayuk or Mayor, who carries a wand that represents power and authority within the community, is the main personality.

Inti Raymi in Salasaca 2003 "Hostal Runa Huasi", website of hostel and cultural center in Salasaca run by local weaver Alonso Pilla Hostal Inkahuasi, located in Salasaca

Bill Crouch (1940s pitcher)

William Elmer Crouch was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals; the 6 ft 1 in, 180 lb right-hander was a native of Delaware. Crouch was 4–0 with a 2.58 during his brief rookie season. He made his major league debut in relief on May 1939 against the Cardinals at Ebbets Field, his first major league win came in his first start, a complete game 11–2 victory over the Phillies in the first game of a home doubleheader on September 8, 1939. In 1941 Crouch finished in the National League top ten for games pitched and games finished. Career totals for 50 games pitched include an 8–5 record, 12 starts, 4 complete games, 21 games finished, 7 saves. Crouch allowed 60 earned runs in 155 2⁄3 innings pitched, his lifetime ERA stands at 3.47. He handled 40 out of 41 total chances for a.976 fielding percentage. Crouch was the son of former major league pitcher William "Bill" Crouch, they are the only father/son duo from Delaware to have played in the big leagues.

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