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Haines Borough, Alaska

Haines Borough is a home-rule borough located in the state of Alaska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,508; the borough has a total area of 2,726 square miles, of which 2,319 square miles is land and 407 square miles is water. Municipality of Skagway Borough, Alaska – northeast Juneau City and Borough, Alaska – southeast Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska – south, west Stikine Region, British Columbia – northwest, east Tongass National Forest Endicott River Wilderness As of the census of 2000, there were 2,392 people, 991 households, 654 families living in the borough; the population density was 0.88 people per square mile. There were 1,419 housing units at an average density of 0.52 per square mile. The racial makeup of the borough was 82.53% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 11.50% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, 4.64% from two or more races. 1.38 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 991 households out of which 31.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.00% were married couples living together, 7.30% had a female householder with no husband present, 34.00% were non-families.

27.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.20% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.94. In the borough the population was spread out with 25.60% under the age of 18, 5.30% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 30.40% from 45 to 64, 10.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.10 males. Haines is one of the northern stops on the Alaska Marine Highway. Many people who travel in winter travel to Haines by ferry to avoid travelling the "Alcan", or Alaska Highway. Haines is accessible by air service from neighboring Juneau, Alaska. Around November of each year, thousands of eagles descend en masse to feast on one of the salmon runs. Many photographers come to attain accessible photos of eagles; the borough's 2002 consolidation eliminated its sole remaining incorporated city, which became a census-designated place.

The following are the CDPs located within the borough: Covenant Life Excursion Inlet Haines Lutak Mosquito Lake Mud Bay List of airports in the Haines Borough National Register of Historic Places listings in Haines Borough, Alaska Official website Haines Convention and Visitors Bureau

Benito Juárez Municipality, Veracruz

Benito Juárez is one of the 212 municipalities of the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located in the state's Huasteca Baja region; the municipal seat is the village of Veracruz. In the 2005 INEGI Census, the municipality reported a total population of 16,446, of whom 1,069 lived in the municipal seat. Of the municipality's inhabitants, 11,757 spoke an indigenous language Nahuatl; the municipality of Benito Juárez covers a total surface area of 217.15 km². Benito Juárez Tenantitla Hueycuatitla Primo Verdad Tlatlapango Grande Benito Juárez, 19th century statesman after whom these places are named. Municipal Official Site Municipal Official Information

Tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone bisoxalate

Tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone bisoxalate is a chemical compound, an oxide of carbon with formula C10O10. Its molecule consists of a 1,4-benzoquinone core with the four hydrogen atoms replaced by two oxalate groups, it can be seen as a fourfold ester of oxalic acid. The compound was first described by H. S. Verter, H. Porter, R. Dominic in 1968, it was obtained by reacting tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone with oxalyl chloride in tetrahydrofuran. It is a yellow solid that can be crystallized as a tetrahydrofuran solvate, but could not be prepared in pure form. Tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone biscarbonate Hexahydroxybenzene trisoxalate Hexahydroxybenzene triscarbonate

Common Foreign and Security Policy

The Common Foreign and Security Policy is the organised, agreed foreign policy of the European Union for security and defence diplomacy and actions. CFSP deals only with a specific part of the EU's external relations, which domains include Trade and Commercial Policy and other areas such as funding to third countries, etc. Decisions require unanimity among member states in the Council of the European Union, but once agreed, certain aspects can be further decided by qualified majority voting. Foreign policy is chaired and represented by the EU's High Representative Josep Borrell; the CFSP sees the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as responsible for the territorial defence of Europe and reconciliation. However, since 1999, the European Union is responsible for implementing missions such as peacekeeping and policing of treaties. A phrase used to describe the relationship between the EU forces and NATO is "separable, but not separate"; the same forces and capabilities form the basis of both EU and NATO efforts, but portions can be allocated to the European Union if necessary.

Co-operation in international trade negotiations, under the EU's Common Commercial Policy, dates back to the establishment of the community in 1957. The CFSP itself has its origins in the formation of European Political Co-operation in 1970. European Political Co-operation was an informal consultation process between member states on foreign policy matters, with the aim of creating a common approach to foreign policy issues and promoting both the EC's own interests and those of the international community as a whole; this includes promoting international co-operation, respect for human rights and the rule of law. The weaknesses evident in EPC, for example during the Yugoslav wars, led to a desire to strengthen foreign policy; that was consolidated in the Maastricht Treaty, which entered into force in 1993 and established the European Union. While the existing supranational European Economic Community became one of three pillars, two more pillars were erected; the second CFSP-pillar was based on intergovernmentalism, which meant unanimity between members in the Council of Ministers and little influence by the other institutions.

The Amsterdam Treaty created the office of the High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy to co-ordinate and represent the EU's foreign policy. The Treaty of Lisbon brought an end to the pillar system; the CFSP's status of being a "pillar" thus ended. Furthermore, in an effort to ensure greater co-ordination and consistency in EU foreign policy, the Treaty of Lisbon created a High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, de facto merging the post of High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy and European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy. Since December 2011 the High Representative is in charge of the European External Action Service, created by the Treaty of Lisbon, it is intended to be a common Foreign Office or Diplomatic Corps for the European Union. According to Article J.1 of title V of the Maastricht Treaty, the European Union defines and implements a common foreign and security policy that covers all areas of foreign and security policy, the objectives of which are to: Safeguard the common values, fundamental interests and integrity of the Union in conformity with the principles of the United Nations Charter.

The European Council defines the principles and general guidelines for the CFSP as well as common strategies to be implemented by the EU. On the basis of those guidelines the Council of Ministers adopts common positions. Joint actions address specific situations where operation action by the EU is considered necessary and lay down the objectives and means to be made available to the EU, they commit the member states. Common positions on the other hand, define the approach that the EU takes on a certain matter of geographical or thematic nature, define in the abstract the general guidelines to which the national policies of Member states must conform; the High Representative, in conjunction with the President of the European Council, speaks on behalf of the EU in agreed foreign policy matters and can have the task of articulating ambiguous policy positions created by disagreements among member states. The Common Foreign and Security Policy requires unanimity among the 27 member states on the appropriate policy to follow on any particular policy.

Disagreements in CFSP, such as those that occurred over the war in Iraq, are not uncommon. The High Representative coordinates the work of the European Union Special Representatives. With the Lisbon Treaty taking effect, the position became distinct from the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers; the High Representative serves as the head of the European Defence Agency and exercises the same functions over the Common Security and Defence Policy as the CFSP. On 1 December 2009, Catherine Ashton took over Javier Solana's post as the High Representative, who has held the post since 1999. On 30 August 2014 it was announced by Herman Van Rompuy that Federica Mogherini would be the new High Representative, effective on 1 November 2014. There are a numb

List of Playboy Playmates of 1975

The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1975. Playboy magazine names their Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year. Lynnda Kimball is an American model, she was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the January 1975 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli. Laura Misch is an American model and writer, she was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the February 1975 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Richard Fegley. Ingeborg Sørensen is a Norwegian model, she was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its March 1975 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli. Victoria Cunningham is model, she was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the April 1975 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli, she appeared on the cover of the March 1976 issue of Playboy. Bridgett Rollins was an American model, she was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the May 1975 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Pompeo Posar.

Rollins died at her home, with her husband and sister by her side, after a four-year battle with cancer. At the time of her death, she had a daughter. Azizi Johari is actress, she was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its June 1975 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Ken Marcus. Lynn Schiller is actress, she was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its July 1975 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Larry Dale Gordon. Lillian Müller is an actress in motion pictures and television. A "Page Three girl" on January 30, 1974, Müller achieved her major breakthrough after being spotted by Suze Randall, who photographed her centerfold for Playboy. Müller appeared in the magazine as Playmate of the Month in August 1975, was subsequently named Playmate of the Year in 1976. Müller appeared in Van Halen's "Hot for Teacher" video and portrayed Rod Stewart's love interest in his 1978 video "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" She is sometimes credited as Inga Anderssen, Lillian Mueller, Yulis Revel, Yuliis Ruval, or Yullis Ruval.

Mesina Miller is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its September 1975 issue, her centerfold was photographed by William Figge, Mel Figge, Suze Randall. Jill De Vries is an American model, she was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the October 1975 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Dwight Hooker. De Vries's was the first Playboy gatefold to be signed by the model. De Vries was studying to be a teacher at the time of her pictorial, she appeared as a call girl in the 1983 comedy Risky Business. She was the cover model for the Christina novels. Janet Paula Lupo was an American model and the Playboy Playmate of the Month for November 1975, her centerfold was photographed by Pompeo Posar. Lupo posed for an April 1984 Playboy pictorial, "Playmates Forever! Part Two", she was a Playboy Bunny at the resort in Great Gorge, New Jersey. By 1981, Lupo had a license to sell real estate. In 1986, she had a son with her longtime partner. A few years she obtained a cosmetology license.

Lupo died in Jersey City, New Jersey, at the age of 67. Nancie Li Brandi is an American model, she was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the December 1975 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Richard Fegley; the centerfold of Miss June 1993, Alesha Oreskovich, was modeled after that of Li Brandi. List of people in Playboy 1970–1979

The Fund for American Studies

The Fund for American Studies is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D. C. Founded in 1967, the organization's mission is "to change the world by developing leaders for a free society." In 1967, Charles Edison took the first steps toward establishing the institution, known today as The Fund for American Studies. Edison was a former governor of New Jersey, Secretary of the Navy, son of inventor Thomas Alva Edison. Concerned about an eroding confidence in the American system of government, Edison recruited Walter H. Judd, David R. Jones, Marvin Liebman, William F. Buckley Jr. to build a program that would educate college students about American government and economics. On February 6, 1967, the group incorporated the Charles Edison Youth Fund. In 1969, Edison died suddenly. To honor him and carry on his mission, the organization was renamed the Charles Edison Memorial Youth Fund. In 1985, the organization was renamed again to The Fund for American Studies. In the summer of 1970, the Edison Fund organized the inaugural Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems.

Fifty-seven students attended the first Institute. The Fund for American Studies sponsors 11 collegiate academic programs. Nine Institutes are held each summer in Washington, D. C. the Czech Republic, Hong Kong. A tenth Institute is held during the fall and spring semesters in Washington, D. C. and an eleventh Institute is held in Chile, in January. The institutes combine lectures, internships, evening lectures, site briefings at key institutions of national government. In addition to its summer and semester Institutes, TFAS sponsors other educational programs and conferences for professors and students throughout the year. Since it was established in 1970, over 4,000 students have attended ICPES; this Institute is intended for students interested in careers in government, international affairs, public policy and academia. Students study the American political system and market economics and hold internships with places of political and economic interest such as Capitol Hill, federal agencies, think tanks, political groups, or international affairs organizations.

The Institute was named in 1994 in honor of entrepreneur John Engalitcheff. IPJ was established in 1985 to educate future journalists about ethical reporting and covering issues involving economic concepts; the competitive program accepts a limited number of undergraduate journalism students to attend the Institute each summer. Program participants attend classes in economics and ethics and intern with major news organizations; the students attend events at the National Press Club and regular briefings at principal news sites such as Congress, the U. S. State Department and the Federal Reserve Board. Established in 1990, IBGA explores the practical and theoretical questions surrounding the dynamic business-government relationship. Students examine the economic and political issues that shape how business and government interact as well as the importance of representing the interests of business before Congress. Accepted students earn course credit, intern with corporate governmental affairs office and trade associations and attend panel discussions with leaders in the profession.

The Institute was established in 1990 and was named in honor of Bryce Harlow until 2006 when it was renamed the Institute on Business and Government Affairs. IPVS was established in 1999 as an academic and internship program for college students involved in volunteer activities and interested in a professional career in the nonprofit sector; the program curriculum includes service projects, an internship matched to the student’s interest and course credit. 60 undergraduate leaders attend the Institute on Economics and International Affairs in order to gain real-world experience in the nation's capital interning on Capitol Hill, federal agencies, think tanks, foreign policy groups, embassies, or international affairs organizations. Academic study is focused on current foreign policy issues, political trends and the economics of the free market. Capital Semester is a 15-week academic and internship program offered each fall and spring in Washington, D. C. Participants of the program are enrolled as full-time students, placed with an internship in their area of interest and housed in furnished apartments on Capitol Hill.

Students attend briefings at the White House, State Department, Capitol Hill as well as guest lectures from government officials and policy makers. In 2007 CS added a political journalism component for students interested in print or broadcast journalism, politics or public relations. LSI was established in the summer of 2007; the ten-week program combines legal clerkships, academic coursework for credit, networking opportunities, career development activities. Participants of the program interact with leaders of the legal profession and visit points of judicial and executive interest in Washington, D. C. AIPES was established in 1993 to educate young leaders from central and Eastern Europe about free-market economics and constitutional democracy. Participants of the program attend classes, engage in a parliamentary simulation and listen to guest speakers. Established in 2002, AIPE promotes discussions of political economy among young leaders from across Asia. Participants attend courses on American studies and debate issues of economics, global trade, economic developments with guest lecturers.

The Institute is administered each summer in partnership with the University of Hong Kong. The Fund for American Studies sponsors several awards programs throughout the year to honor those who help advance the values of freedom, democracy and a free-market economy around the world; the alumni awards recognize the distinguished accomplishments