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Gaziantep Province

Gaziantep Province is a province in south-central Turkey. Its capital is the city of Gaziantep, which had a population of 1,931,836 in 2015, its neighbours are Adıyaman to the north, Şanlıurfa to the east and Kilis to the south, Hatay to the southwest, Osmaniye to the west and Kahramanmaraş to the northwest. An important trading center since ancient times, the province is one of Turkey's major manufacturing zones, its agriculture is dominated by the growing of pistachio nuts. In ancient times, first under the power of Yamhad the Hittites and the Assyrians controlled the region, it saw much fighting during the Crusades, Saladin won a key battle there in 1183. After World War I and the Ottoman Empire's disintegration, it was invaded by the forces of the French Third Republic during the Turkish War of Independence, it was returned to Turkish control after the Treaty of Lausanne was signed, formally ending hostilities between Turkey and the Allies of World War I. Known as Antep, the title gazi was added to the province's and the provincial capital's name in 1921, due to its population's actions during the Turkish War of Independence.

Kilis Province was part of Gaziantep Province until it separated in 1994. Turks are majority in the province. Two major active geological faults meet in western Gaziantep near the border with adjoining Osmaniye Province: the Dead Sea Transform and the East Anatolian Fault; these represent the tectonic boundary between the northward-moving Arabian Plate to the east, the converging African and Eurasian Plates to the west. Gaziantep is traversed by the northeasterly line of equal longitude. List of populated places in Gaziantep Province Yesemek Quarry and Sculpture Workshop Gaziantep governor's official website Gaziantep municipality's official website Gaziantep weather forecast information Pictures of Gaziantep Pictures of the capital of this province Pictures of Gaziantep Gaziantep City Gaziantep local newspaper All about cultural activities in Gaziantep Histori Rumkale Photos The districts of Gaziantep Latest News

Lancair Tigress

The Lancair Tigress was an American homebuilt aircraft, designed by Lance Neibauer and intended for production by Lancair of Redmond, Oregon. Introduced in mid-late 1990s, it was a Lancair IV with a much more powerful engine; when the engine was cancelled just as it was entering production, the Tigress project ended with it. Only prototypes were produced; the concept of a higher-powered Lancair IV derivative was filled by the Lancair Propjet. The Tigress was intended to be a development of the Lancair IV adapted to employ the 600 hp Orenda OE600 V-8 engine, giving it a cruise speed of 405 mph. To accept the higher power and the increased speeds the airframe was structurally strengthened; the engine was cancelled by its manufacturer, Orenda Aerospace, the Tigress kit was not produced as a result. The aircraft featured a cantilever low-wing, a four-seat pressurized cabin, retractable tricycle landing gear and a single engine in tractor configuration; the Tigress was made from composites, including graphite fiber.

Its 30.20 ft span was 5.30 ft shorter than that used on the Lancair IV, mounted flaps and had a wing area of 98.00 sq ft. The Tigress's wing used a McWilliams RXM5-217 airfoil at the wing root, transitioning to a NACA 64-212 at the wing tip, the same as employed on the Lancair IV; the aircraft had a typical empty weight of 2,400 lb and a gross weight of 3,400 lb, giving a useful load of 1,000 lb. With full fuel of 115 U. S. gallons the payload for pilot and baggage was 310 lb. The sole prototype was deregistered on 27 June 2013 and sold, with the tail number reserved through 2018, it is preserved on a concrete pad in front of the Civil Aerospace Medical Institute building at the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Data from AeroCrafter and The Incomplete Guide to Airfoil UsageGeneral characteristics Crew: one Capacity: three passengers Length: 25 ft 0 in Wingspan: 30.20 ft Wing area: 98.00 sq ft Airfoil: root: McWilliams RXM5-217, tip: NACA 64-212 Empty weight: 2,400 lb Gross weight: 3,400 lb Fuel capacity: 115 U.

S. gallons Powerplant: 1 × Orenda OE600 eight cylinder, four stroke aircraft engine, 600 hp Propellers: 4-bladed constant speed propellerPerformance Maximum speed: 405 mph Range: 1,450 mi Wing loading: 34.7 lb/sq ft Power Struggle. Why car engines won't fly. Don Sherman.

Claudy

Claudy is a village and townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It lies in the Faughan Valley, 6 miles southeast of Derry, where the River Glenrandal joins the River Faughan, it is situated in the historic barony of Tirkeeran. It is part of Derry and Strabane district. Claudy had a population of 1,336 people in the 2011 Census, it has two churches and a college named St Patrick's and St. Brigid's College. During the Troubles in Northern Ireland, 13 people were killed in or near the village of Claudy in County Londonderry. Nine of these people, including one nine-year-old child, were killed in the Claudy bombing of 31 July 1972, in which three suspected Provisional Irish Republican Army car bombs exploded simultaneously in Main Street. Inadequate warning was given, no paramilitary group has admitted responsibility for the bombing. Of the other four people to be killed in Claudy, three were Protestant members of the security forces, all were killed by the IRA in separate incidents; the other person to be killed was a Catholic civilian killed by the Ulster Freedom Fighters.

All 13 victims died during a brief period, from 1972 to 1976. Because of Claudy's small population, it has one of Northern Ireland's higher Troubles-related fatality rates; the 13 people killed there in the Troubles are equivalent to one percent of the village's 2001 population. Claudy has a local Gaelic Athletic Association club, Claudy GAC. Claudy is home to Claudy United and Claudy Rovers; the village has a local leisure centre called the Diamond Centre. It has sporting, ICT facilities. In the 2011 Census, Claudy had a population of 1,340 people. On Census Day 27th March 2011, in Claudy Settlement, considering the resident population: 99.10% were from the white ethnic group. Claudy is classified as a village by the NI Statistics and Research Agency. On Census day there were 1,316 people living in Claudy. Of these: 26.7% were aged under 16 and 12.3% were aged 60 and over 49.1% of the population were male and 50.9% were female 77.9% were from a Catholic background and 21.4% were from a Protestant background 4.9% of people aged 16–74 were unemployed..

For more details see: NI Neighbourhood Information Service St. Patrick's and St. Brigid's College, 55 Main Street, County Londonderry BT47 4HR Cumber Claudy Primary School, 20 Cregg Road, County Londonderry BT47 4HX St Colmcilles Primary School and Nursery Unit, 23 Main Street, County Londonderry BT47 4AA Of 582 wards in Northern Ireland, Claudy is ranked 241st. Well off List of towns and villages in Northern Ireland List of townlands in County Londonderry NI Conflict Archive on the Internet

Hoppo (album)

Hoppo! is the self-titled album from Café Tacvba frontman Rubén Albarrán. The album consists of nine cover songs; these cover songs are Nueva Canción Latin American folk songs written by South American social activists of the 1960s, including three from Violeta Parra. Recording of the album was done in 2010; the album is a departure from the alternative rock and electronic sounds that comprise Café Tacvba's music. The album has not been commercially released, there are no immediate plans to sign with a record label; the album was only available as a promotional CD in 2010. However, the songs can be streamed through HopPo's official MySpace page. Rubén Albarrán - vocals Rodrigo "El Chino" Aros - sitar, flute, percussion Juan Pablo "El Muñeco" Villanueva - guitar Carlos Basilio Camilo Nu - bass guitar Alejandro Flores - violin Café Tacuba Lead Singer Launches New Band Monday Morning Musica: Rubén Albarrán y HOPPO! Rate Your Music Hoppo! Album

Tattoo Parlours Act 2013

Tattoo Parlours Act 2013 is an anti-gang, anti-crime act of the Parliament of Queensland to establish a regulatory framework, including occupational licensing, for the tattoo industry in Queensland, Australia. The associated Acts enacted on the same date were the Criminal Law Amendment Act 2013 and the Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Act 2013; the Acts were passed on 16 October 2013, as of 17 October 2013, the Attorney-General of Queensland had indicated that they had received Royal Assent. The rest of this Act was to commence "on a day fixed by proclamation." The relevant Minister is required to review the Act after 3 years. The Act places restrictions on who can hold a permit, including a requirement that the holder must be an Australian citizen over the age of 18, must not be a "controlled person" as defined by Criminal Organisation Act 2009, it requires permit applicants to provide finger prints and palm prints. The Act amends the Liquor Act 1992, in particular to prohibit patrons from wearing or displaying material associated with criminal motor cycle gangs, such as club jackets, while in liquor licensed premises.

It amends the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 to expand the use of detection dogs in tattoo parlours from drug detection to include explosives detection. Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Act 2013 Criminal Law Amendment Act 2013 Tattoo Parlours Act 2013 PDF. Brad Ryan, Brad. "Qld Government's tough anti-bikie laws passed after marathon debate in Parliament". ABC News. "Bikie laws criminalise innocents in Qld". Civil Liberties Australia. Retrieved 2 April 2016

Henri Bendel

Henri Bendel, established in 1895, was a women's accessories store based in New York City that sold the Henri Bendel brand of handbags, luxury fashion accessories, home fragrances and gifts. Its flagship New York store was located at 712 Fifth Avenue. Henri Bendel was the first retailer to have its own fragrance, to offer in-store makeovers, to stage its own fashion show; the retailer is credited with developing the shop-within-a-shop merchandising concept, in use in some department stores today. In the Cole Porter song from 1934 "You're the Top" made famous by Ethel Merman, Porter incorporates the line "You're a Bendel Bonnet - a Shakespeare Sonnet", immortalising the brand. In September 2018 it was announced that the owner L Brands would close all 23 stores and end the brand. In January 2019, its physical stores and website were closed. Henri Willis Bendel was moved to New York to work as a milliner, he opened his first shop, in Greenwich Village, in 1895. In 1907, he began branding the brown-and-white striped boxes that are still identified with the company.

In 1913, Henri Bendel was the first retailer to sell Coco Chanel designs in the U. S. After Bendel's death in 1936, his nephew became the store's president and served until his retirement in 1954. Bendel's nephew, who founded Belgian Shoes, died in 1997. Geraldine Stutz was president of Henri Bendel from 1957 to 1986. Stutz had "a legendary eye for discovering the newest designers and using them first," including Perry Ellis, Jean Muir, Sonia Rykiel, Carlos Falchi, Mary McFadden, Ralph Lauren. In 1958, Stutz turned the store's main sales floor into a "U-shaped'Street of Shops,'" which some consider the forerunner of today's shop-within-a-shop merchandising displays. During the 1960s, Andy Warhol was an in-house illustrator. Beginning in 1994, Izak Zenou's illustrations have appeared on Henri Bendel ads and promotional materials. In recent years, the retailer has aimed to grow from an "iconic New York brand" into "a nationally recognized accessories company." Beginning in 2008, the brand expanded beyond the New York store to become a national chain with 28 stores across the U.

S. In 2009, Henri Bendel stopped selling apparel. In 2014, the New York flagship store and website began selling only Henri Bendel-branded handbags, fashion accessories and home fragrances, following the model set at its other stores. Henri Bendel was named Retailer of the Year in 2010 by The Accessories Council. In September 2018, The Wall Street Journal and other media outlets reported that Henri Bendel announced the closing of its 23 stores and ending of its brand after 123 years in business. Owner L Brands said the move was part of efforts to improve profitability and focus on brands like Victoria's Secret. On January 19, 2019 all Henri Bendel stores were closed and its website was shuttered on January 28, 2019; the current Fifth Avenue flagship is located in two landmark buildings, the Rizzoli building and Coty building, as well as a new five-story building. During renovation of the Coty building, 276 "masterwork" panes of glass commissioned from Rene Lalique in 1912 were restored; the glass fills three large windows that comprise the front of the second and fourth floors of the Henri Bendel flagship.

Upon the store's opening in 1991, it received landmark status from the city's Landmark Preservation Commission. Of the renovated Bendel flagship, The New York Times' architecture critic Paul Goldberger wrote: For this mix of new architecture and old, skillfully integrated, holds more promise for the revival of Fifth Avenue than anything that has happened to that troubled boulevard in the last decade. After Bendel's nephew named Henri Bendel, retired from the company in 1954, the Bendel family sold the store to a group of investors. In 1980, Henri Bendel president Geraldine Stutz purchased the store with a group of investors from Genesco Inc. a retailing/apparel company that had owned Bonwit Teller and other stores. In 1985, L Brands acquired the Henri Bendel brand. Limited Brands, the Columbus, Ohio-based company is the parent of Victoria's Secret, PINK, Bath & Body Works, La Senza and operates 2,917 company-owned specialty stores in the U. S. Canada and the United Kingdom. Official website