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Glenn Hoddle

Glenn Hoddle is an English former footballer and manager. He now works as a television commentator for ITV Sport and BT Sport, he played as a midfielder for Tottenham Hotspur, Monaco and Swindon Town and at international level for England. In 2007, he was inducted into the National Football Museum Hall of Fame, which cited him as one of the most gifted and creative English footballers of his generation, exhibiting "sublime balance and close control, unrivalled passing and vision and extraordinary shooting ability, both from open play and set pieces", he has been manager of Swindon Town, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers. He managed England to the second round of the 1998 FIFA World Cup, where they lost to Argentina on penalties. Hoddle was born on 27 October 1957 in Middlesex to Derek Hoddle and Teresa Roberts. Soon after, the family moved to Essex, he attended Burnt Mill School in Harlow. He has been supporting Tottenham Hotspur since he was eight, his favourite player was Martin Chivers.

He first came to the attention of Spurs when Martin Chivers and Ray Evans went to present prizes at a local school cup final and noticed the potential of the 11-year-old schoolboy, on Chivers' recommendation he was invited to train with the club at Tottenham's practice ground in Cheshunt. Hoddle joined the club as a junior when he was 12, signed for the club as an apprentice on 17 April 1974, he overcame knee problems in his early teens and collected eight England Youth caps, first of these on 18 March 1975 against Spain. He made his Spurs first-team debut as a 17-year-old substitute for Cyril Knowles against Norwich City on 30 August 1975, a game that ended 2–2. Hoddle was forced to wait until 21 February 1976 to start a First Division match and announced his arrival with the winning goal, a spectacular strike past Stoke City and England goalkeeper Peter Shilton, he flourished under the management of Keith Burkinshaw and despite the club's relegation to the Second Division in 1976–77 after 27 seasons of First Division football, a Hoddle-inspired Spurs side won promotion to the top flight at the first attempt.

As Tottenham's transitional phase continued, Hoddle's international career began on 15 December 1976 in an Under-21 friendly fixture against Wales. He would collect another eleven caps at that level, play twice for the England'B' team prior to scoring on his full international debut against Bulgaria on 22 November 1979; the 1979–80 campaign heralded the emergence of Hoddle as a top-class player. In 1981, he starred as Spurs won the FA Cup for the sixth time, defeating Manchester City in a replay and the following season Tottenham retained the FA Cup and finished the League campaign in fourth place, the club's best league position since 1971. Hoddle performed as the midfield fulcrum in many of these successes and contributed magnificently as the team reached the final of the League Cup, losing 3–1 to Liverpool, the semi-final stage of the European Cup Winners Cup. During the summer of 1982, Hoddle played in two of England's matches in the opening group phase of the FIFA World Cup, starting against Kuwait after a substitute appearance in a 2–0 victory over Czechoslovakia.

Hoddle's involvement in the following three seasons was limited by a number of niggling injury problems but Hoddle proved to be the architect behind the team's 1984 UEFA Cup triumph despite missing the Final due to fitness concerns. In October 1983, he helped Spurs win 6–2 on aggregate against a Feyenoord Rotterdam side containing Johan Cruyff. Cruyff was dismissive of Hoddle before their first match, but after Hoddle's performance, Cruyff swapped shirt with Hoddle as a sign of respect. Spurs came close to further honours in the next three seasons, reaching third place in the First Division and the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup in 1984–85 and another FA Cup Final in 1987, losing 3–2 to Coventry City, the only time the North London club has experienced defeat in the final of the famous knock-out competition; the unexpected loss to the Midlands side was Hoddle's last match for Spurs as newly appointed AS Monaco manager Arsène Wenger brought him to the principality for a fee of £750,000. Between 1975 and 1987, the gifted playmaker scored 110 goals in 490 first-team matches in all competitions, only four players have made more appearances in a Spurs shirt.

At international level, Hoddle won 44 caps for England during his Tottenham career. In 1987, Hoddle recorded the pop single "Diamond Lights'", which reached the UK Top 20, it was a duet with England teammate Chris Waddle. Hoddle announced in 1987 that he would be leaving Tottenham Hotspur at the end of the season to pursue a career overseas where his style of play would be appreciated by continental managers and supporters, to play European level football with English clubs banned after the Heysel disaster, he joined AS Monaco alongside George Weah and fellow Englishman Mark Hateley and inspired the club to the 1988 Ligue 1 championship, its first league title in six seasons. Hoddle was voted the Best Foreign Player in French football and helped to guide the team to the quarter-finals of the European Cup in the 1988–89 campaign. Arsène Wenger was the coach who brought him to Monaco and Hoddle would go on to face his former manager in the heated North London Derby as manager

Fort Willem I, Ambarawa

Fort Willem I, known in Indonesian/Javanese as Benteng Pendem Ambarawa, is a 19th-century Dutch fortress in Ambarawa, Central Java, Indonesia. During the Diponegoro War, Colonel Hoorn, Commander of the 2nd Division, assigned to the crossroads at Bawen, instructed the construction of a logistical supply point, as well several military barracks, to give immediate supply and forces for the war, as Bawen is a vital junction connecting the cities of Semarang, Yogyakarta and Surakarta; as a result, several sheds, made out of bamboo, were built at this strategic point during the war. After the war, during the reign of Willem II, a fort was constructed in Ambarawa between 1834-1853. In 1840, Ambarawa had become a strategic military outpost, serving as a choke point between Semarang and Surakarta; the Dutch had established several military defense points along this route. Their purpose was to establish a relationship with the Sultanate of Mataram and to prevent native troop movements. From 1853 to 1927 KNIL military barracks were set up in the fort.

The private Dutch East Indies Railway Company received concession in 1862 to build a rail track connecting Semarang, Surakarta and Yogyakarta with a branch toward Fort Willem I. Construction started in 1863 and was completed in 1873. An earthquake occurring on July 16, 1865 damaged some buildings inside the fort. In 1927, Fort Willem I changed its function from a juvenile penitentiary into an adult and political prison. During the period of Japanese occupation, Fort Willem I was converted into an internment camp. After the Indonesian declaration of independence, from October 14, 1945 to November 23, 1945, parts of the fort were used as a military base by the Tentara Keamanan Rakjat, a predecessor of the Indonesian National Army. During which time, around 3,500 Dutch civilians were interned by Indonesian freedom fighters inside the Fort Willem I. In 1950, parts of the fort were converted into an adult penitentiary. In 1985, it was repurposed yet again as a juvenile penitentiary facility. Fort Willem I is situated in the middle of a rice field.

The main building is a pentagonal fort, sized around 178 x 178 meter. Small storage buildings are located around 94 meter away from the fort at each cardinal points. Unlike earlier 18th-century fort designs, the 19th-century Willem I Fort were designed for a defensive and logistical purpose; as such, the fort contains no bastions. Instead, there are many windows in the rampart, the bastions are detached from the fort

Sanford B. Dole

Sanford Ballard Dole was a lawyer and jurist in the Hawaiian Islands as a kingdom, protectorate and territory. A descendant of the American missionary community to Hawaii, Dole advocated the westernization of Hawaiian government and culture. After the overthrow of the monarchy, he served as the President of the Republic of Hawaii until his government secured Hawaii's annexation by the United States. Dole was born April 23, 1844 in Honolulu to Protestant Christian missionaries from Maine in the United States, his father was Daniel Dole, principal at Punahou School, his mother was Emily Hoyt Ballard. His mother died from complications within a few days of his birth. Dole was named after his uncle, Sandford K. Ballard, a classmate of his father's at Bowdoin College who died in 1841, he was nursed by a native Hawaiian, his father married Charlotte Close Knapp in 1846. In 1855 the family moved to Kōloa on the island of Kauaʻi. Dole attended Punahou school for one year and Williams College in 1866–1867.

He worked in a law office in Boston for another year, although he never attended law school, he received an honorary LL. D. degree from Williams in 1897. In 1873 he married Anna Prentice Cate. In December 1880 he was commissioned as a Notary Public in Honolulu. Dole won the 1884 and 1886 elections to the legislature of the Hawaiian Kingdom as a representative from Kauaʻi. In June 1887 local businessmen, sugar planters, politicians backed by the Honolulu Rifles forced the dismissal of the cabinet of controversial Walter M. Gibson and forced the adoption of the 1887 Constitution of the Kingdom of Hawaii; the new documents limited voting rights to only the literate males of the following populations: Hawaiian and American descent, while imposing income and wealth requirements to be eligible to vote for the House of Nobles, thus consolidating power among only the elite residents of the island. In addition, the new Constitution minimized the power of the Monarch in favor of more influential governance by the cabinet.

Dole and other lawyers of American descent drafted this document, which became known as the "Bayonet Constitution". King Kalākaua appointed Dole a justice of the Supreme Court of the Kingdom of Hawaii on December 28, 1887, to a commission to revise judiciary laws on January 24, 1888. After Kalākaua's death, his sister Queen Liliʻuokalani appointed him to her Privy Council on August 31, 1891; the monarchy ended on January 17, 1893, after the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii organized by many of the same actors involved in the 1887 revolt. Although Dole declined to be part of the Committee of Safety, he helped draft their declaration. Dole was named president of the Provisional Government of Hawaii, formed after the coup and was recognized within 48 hours by all nations with diplomatic ties to the Kingdom of Hawaii, including the United Kingdom, his cabinet included James A. King as minister of the interior, William Owen Smith as attorney general, banker Peter Cushman Jones as minister of finance.

Dole acted as Minister of Foreign Affairs himself until February 15, 1894. Samuel Mills Damon would serve as Minister of Finance. With Grover Cleveland's election as President of the United States, the Provisional Government's hopes of annexation were derailed for a time. Indeed, Cleveland tried to directly help reinstate the monarchy, after an investigation led by James Henderson Blount; the Blount Report of July 17, 1893, commissioned by President Cleveland, concluded that the Committee of Safety conspired with U. S. ambassador John L. Stevens to land the United States Marine Corps, to forcibly remove Queen Liliʻuokalani from power, declare a Provisional Government of Hawaii consisting of members from the Committee of Safety. On November 16, 1893, Albert Willis presented the Queen with Cleveland's request that she grant amnesty to the revolutionists in return for being restored to the throne; this request she flatly refused, stating that the revolutionists should be punished and should have their lands confiscated.

According to Willis, she recommended. Though she denied having recommended any such thing, her attitude lost her the goodwill of the Cleveland administration, which thereupon recognized the Republic of Hawaii on July 4, 1894; the Morgan Report of February 26, 1894 concluded that the overthrow was locally based, that it had its origins in monarchical corruption, that American troops had not tried to bring about the monarchy's collapse: rather, that the troops had acted to protect American property and citizens. Not long afterward, the Provisional Government held a constitutional convention. On July 4, 1894, this convention proclaimed the formal establishment of the Republic of Hawaii. Lorrin A. Thurston declined the presidency of the republic, Dole was chosen to lead the government instead. Dole would serve as the first and only president from 1894 to 1898. Dole in turn appointed Thurston to lead the lobbying effort in Washington, D. C. to secure Hawaiʻi's annexation by the United States. Dole's government secured diplomatic recognition from every nation that had recognized the Kingdom of Hawaii, weathered several attempts to restore the monarchy, including a January 1895 counter-rebellion led by Robert William Wilcox.

After being defeated and the other conspirators were captured and sentenced to death, but had their sentences reduced or commuted by Dole. Queen Liliʻuokalani abdicated and, under duress, swore allegiance to the Republic of Hawaii, declaring, "I hereby do and unequivocally admit and declare that the Government of the Republic of Hawaii is t

Edward Daniel Stone

Edward Daniel Stone was an ordained deacon, classical scholar and a schoolmaster at Eton College. He was the son of Lucia Catherine Joseph Stone, his siblings were an antiquarian. He attended Eton College beginning in 1845 and in 1856 he received a BA from King's College, Cambridge. Three years he received his master's degree at Cambridge. From 1855 until 1862, he was a Fellow of King's. In 1860, he was ordained a deacon of the Church of England. Beginning in 1857, he was assistant master at a position he held for about 27 years, his students included Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise. On 20 November 1873 he was admitted into the Chemical Society. Reilly stated that in 1884, he established a school in Broadstairs, Kent in Stone House and operated the school until 1895. Stone moved to Abingdon, Berkshire after retirement in 1898, living with his son Rev. Francis Joseph Stone, the Science Master at Radley College, he was the author of The Field of Rivalry: An Heroic Poem, in four books, written in the 1850s.

Stone published a volume of poems, four of which were in Dorset dialect. The volume was inspired by poet William Barnes. In 1912, Stone published Herbert Kynaston: A Short Memoir with Selections from His Occasional Writings a memoir of Herbert Kynaston, prebendary of St. Paul's Cathedral and High Master of St Paul's School, London. In August 1861, Stone married Elizabeth Theresa "Lily" Vidal, their ten children included Lucy, Ned, Mary, William Johnson, Guy and Christopher. They adopted Nelly Stone. During his life, Stone corresponded with his son-in-law Compton Mackenzie. Stone died on 17 September 1916 in Abingdon and is buried at Radley in the cemetery in St. Helen's Churchyard, he was a Latin scholar. Among others he published: The Hannibalian Or Second Punic War, 1881 Ionides: Exercises in Greek Iambics, 1883 Selection from the Greek tragedians, 1890 Tu Es Petrus. An Examination of Two Passages in S. Matthew's Gospel, of the Doctrine of the Real Presence, 1909 Florilegium Latinum.

List of Flashpoint characters

This article lists characters who have appeared on the Canadian drama-action television series Flashpoint. The Strategic Response Unit, modeled after the Toronto Police Service's Emergency Task Force unit, is responsible for high-risk situations that cannot be resolved by regular police officers such as armed criminals, hostage rescue and counter-terrorism including support to other police officers when requested. There are 5 teams in the SRU, Team 1 being the one featured in the show. Sergeant Gregory "Greg" Parker is the Sergeant and leader of Team One, he is Team 1's main crisis negotiator. As such, he prefers, he learned the art of negotiation. The stressful nature of his job took a toll on him and resulted in him turning to alcohol, resulting in his divorce and estrangement from his wife and son Dean, his ex-wife gained full custody of Dean and they moved to Dallas, Texas. She bans her ex-husband from seeing Dean for some time. In the Season 1 episode "Backwards Day" it is revealed that he had just seen his son for the first time in eight years, regretting that he did not do so earlier.

Dean goes back to Toronto on his own volition to ask his father to stop contacting him but witnesses Greg and the SRU on a call and realizes the importance of his father's job. Father and son reconnect as Dean began to visit Toronto beginning in season 3. In the season 4 episode "A Call to Arms", he asks to move back to Toronto with his father. Greg cares not only for his team, but for the lives of the innocents and those subjects who are about to make a mistake that will ruin an otherwise good life, he puts the blame for a failed attempt to save a life on himself, something Ed reminds him of. A recurring theme for him is that he always reminds his teammates to "keep the peace" during any SRU-led operation. In the two-part series finale, "Keep the Peace", Greg is shot in the leg as he is holding off a mad bomber while trying to defuse his bomb, his leg wound forces him to retire from SRU, a year he is teaching at the police academy. In a deleted scene, Dean and Ed's son Clark are both cadets at the police academy.

Constable Edward "Ed" Lane is the veteran of the Strategic Response Unit team, he is the team's tactical leader in the field. Ed's secondary role is to act as the crisis negotiator in direct contact with the subject. Though he has been trained to use lethal force, Ed is troubled with the fact that he sometimes needs to use it to save the lives of others. Ed has some problems with his wife of fifteen years and teenage son Clark due to the nature of his job, the fact that he is attached to his SRU colleagues. For example, he deliberately missed the anniversary of his in-laws and Clark's cello recital for work and a colleague's retirement party respectively; the couple begin to drift apart and there were hints at a separation but with the birth of their daughter Isabelle, they have reconciled. Ed has a detective with the Guns and Gangs task force. In Season 5, Ed is forced to shoot an eighteen-year-old girl to stop her from killing her abusive father holding her mother at gunpoint; the team was cleared as they were following protocol but for the rest of the season, Ed struggles with the guilt.

In "Sons of the Father", the girl's mother expresses willingness to forgive him, but he refuses to accept her forgiveness. In "Forget Oblivion", Ed starts seeing the girl, he sought counselling in the episode "Fit for Duty", after a hostage situation where he had froze when he was cleared to shoot an armed and violent schizophrenic man. After the events of "Keep the Peace", Ed is promoted to Sergeant after a leg wound forces Greg to retire from SRU. Clark joins Dean Parker in following their fathers' footsteps, but the scene was deleted from the final cut. Constable Julianna "Jules" Callaghan was the only woman on Team One and is the primary love interest of Sam Braddock. Before Leah joined the team, Jules was the only woman and the sign outside the women's locker room read'Jules' rather than'Women'. In the episodes of season two as well as in select other episodes, Jules acts as an intelligence gatherer alongside Sgt. Parker; this role is necessary during times in which the subject need to be properly profiled in order for the team to make the proper tactical choice.

She's a backup negotiator, along with Ed and Sam, she is a trained sniper. Prior to her transfer to the SRU, Jules served as an officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Jules mentioned in one episode that she was from Medicine Hat, Alberta. Jules was shot by a sniper during season 2 episode 4, was in the hospital for several weeks/episodes during the second season. During her period of recovery, she was replaced on Team One by Constable Donna Sabine, played by Jessica Steen, who upon the return of Jules transferred to another team within the SRU which led her to become the leader of Team 3. Sam has been attracted to Jules since his recruitment to the SRU unit and the two of them dated over a period of several episodes, strengthening an strong protective sense towards each other, it is revealed in the beginning of "Between Heartbeats" that Parker knows they are in a relationship, leading to a conversation where they discuss their future together versus their future in the team. The conversation is cut short, when Jules is shot, Sam is devastated.

When the rogue sniper takes Ed hostage, Sam is the one who makes the kill sho

The Damned (The Walking Dead)

"The Damned" is the second episode of the eighth season of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead, which aired on AMC on October 29, 2017. The episode was written by Matthew Negrete and Channing Powell, directed by Rosemary Rodriguez; the combined attack on Negan and the Saviors' compound has left the entire complex surrounded by a large horde of walkers, preventing the Saviors from leaving or entering the Sanctuary. The combined forces of Alexandria, the Hilltop and the Kingdom split up to deal with other Savior outposts, using information provided by Dwight; this episode marks the return of Morales, last seen in the first season episode "Wildfire", has the longest period of absence than any other character on The Walking Dead. The recurring characters Francine and Freddie make their final appearances after being killed by the Saviors. Morgan and Jesus lead a silent coordinated surprise attack on the same radio telescope observatory they had cleared of Saviors. Tara and Jesus find a man cowering in a closet claimed to be a worker from the Sanctuary, while Tara is eager to kill him, Jesus suggests they keep him alive.

However, the man turns on them. Tara and Jesus tie him up, they find the remaining Saviors who voluntarily drop their guns. Morgan, only stunned unconscious in the attack, vengefully kills any remaining Saviors on his way out and is stopped by Jesus from killing the ones they have taken captive. King Ezekiel and Carol command their forces to a Savior pharmacy lab. With only one Savior left, they try to shoot him but only wound him, giving the guard the chance to set off a smoke bomb and unleash walkers, trapped within the building. Ezekiel's group dispatches them, but the guard has escaped and they fear he might reach a nearby Savior stronghold to warn them, they find a trail of blood and surmise he is moving slowly. They catch up with the man and Shiva the tiger mauls the man to death. Ezekiel enthusiastically rallies his troops to take the nearby Savior stronghold, despite the fact the Saviors know they are coming. Aaron and his partner Eric lead the assault on a warehouse. Francine dies of a shot in the chest during the shooting.

When some of the Saviors attempt to flank them, Eric takes a risky move to move around cover and stop them. The firefight is protracted and the Saviors realize too late that its goal was to wait out the deaths of the first victims to reanimate into walkers, as to attack the remaining Saviors within; as the fight dies down, Aaron finds. Using Aaron's distraction and Daryl sneak into a town hall, where Dwight's info said that heavy machine guns are hidden. Finding the place empty, the two split up. Rick encounters one man who gets into a fight protecting a specific door. Rick impales him on a shelf bracket and opens the door, only to find a sleeping infant, Rick becomes devastated, he is distracted enough by his act that he is caught at gunpoint by Morales, one of the first survivors Rick met at Atlanta, and, now loyal to the Saviors. "The Damned" received mixed reviews, with many critics citing it as a step down from the season premiere. On Rotten Tomatoes, it holds a 50 % with an average rating of 5.81 out based on 22 reviews.

The site's consensus reads: "The Damned" stumbles after the season opener, with the unexpected return of a forgotten character, a whole lot of action—but not a whole lot of thrills. Matt Fowler of IGN gave the episode a 7.6/10, pitting chaotic action, an interesting twist at the episode's end, a refreshing soundtrack against questionable character choices, a confusing timeline, a stale storyline. Forbes's Eric Kain gave "The Damned" an "F" and hammered the episode by saying, "I don't understand what's happening with The Walking Dead... This is how TV shows die, not with a whimper. What we're watching isn't high-stakes drama, it's a slow-motion train wreck." The episode averaged a 4.0 rating among adults 18-49, the lowest for the series since the penultimate episode of season 2, "Better Angels". A total of 8.92 million viewers tuned in, the least since the season 2 finale, "Beside the Dying Fire". "The Damned" at AMC "The Damned" on IMDb "The Damned" at TV.com