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Henfield

Henfield is a large village and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex, England. It lies 33 miles south of London, 12 miles northwest of Brighton, 30 miles east northeast of the county town of Chichester at the road junction of the A281 and A2037; the parish has a land area of 4,285 acres. In the 2001 census 5,012 people lived in 2,153 households. Other nearby towns include Burgess Hill to the Shoreham-by-Sea to the south; the population at the 2011 Census was 5,349. Just west of the town, the two branches of the River Adur, the western Adur and the eastern Adur, meet at Betley Bridge. From Henfield the Adur flows on into the English Channel at Shoreham-by-Sea. Henfield was a large village, of 52 households, at the time of Domesday. One of the largest village communities in the Horsham district, Henfield has an old and attractive centre, it has a modern and intensely used village hall just off the High Street, the 13th-century St Peter's church, old inns, a wide and attractive common, many interesting houses in private ownership.

There is part of the West Sussex Fire Brigade, equipped with a single fire engine. Henfield has one of the oldest cricket clubs in the world, dating back to 1771. Henfield officially has the oldest Scout group in the country, dating from 1907. To the south is Woods Mill, a restored mill, now the headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, its attractions including an extensive nature trail. There is a theatre company, held in the village hall. Henfield Leisure Centre at Northcroft has a sports fitness suite. There is a small skate park located next to the sports centre. Near to the leisure centre is Henfield tennis club, founded in 1920; the Cat House is at Pinchnose Green, so called because there used to be a tannery nearby and the process of tanning produces unpleasant odours. This house was once owned by George Ward; this bird was killed by a cat belonging to the Anglican Canon Nathaniel Woodard who lived at nearby Martyn Lodge. So incensed was Ward that he painted his house with pictures of a cat holding a bird that would be seen by the canon every time he walked past on his way to the church.

He rigged up strings of sea shells to rattle, a black figure would appear at a small window called the zulu hole when the hapless canon was seen approaching. Henfield was the home of Colonel Henry Bishop, appointed Postmaster General by King Charles II in January 1660–61. Bishop devised the first type of postmark used in England, known to collectors as a Bishop mark, his invention was commemorated on the occasion of an exhibition by Henfield Stamp Club. A special date stamp, which included the wording HENRY BISHOP'S VILLAGE, was used. Bishop is buried in Henfield churchyard; the botanist William Borrer, who specialised in the flora of the British Isles, was born and died in Henfield. When the British government introduced the Cat and Mouse Act in 1913, local Suffragette Elizabeth Robins used her 15th century farmhouse at Backsettown, near Henfield, that she shared with Octavia Wilberforce, as a retreat for suffragettes recovering from hunger strike. Media related to Henfield at Wikimedia Commons

Pascal Tsaty Mabiala

Pascal Tsaty Mabiala is a Congolese politician, the Secretary-General of the Pan-African Union for Social Democracy since 2006, as well as President of the UPADS Parliamentary Group since 2007. He stood as the UPADS candidate in the 2016 presidential election. In the June–July 1992 parliamentary election, Tsaty Mabiala was elected to the National Assembly as a UPADS candidate. After the election, the Congolese Labour Party formed an alliance with the Union for Democratic Renewal, together the two held a parliamentary majority. On 24 September 1992, the National Assembly, controlled by the URD–PCT alliance, elected its Bureau. Acting on behalf of UPADS, Tsaty Mabiala signed the Code of Good Conduct between political parties of the majority and the opposition on 31 May 1997; the Code of Good Conduct was an agreement to disavow political violence, although it proved to be futile, as a civil war broke out a few days later. Shortly after the outbreak of the civil war on 5 June 1997, Tsaty Mabiala was included on the National Mediation Committee.

In September 1997, Tsaty Mabiala, a leading member of UPADS, was appointed as Minister of National Defense in the government of Bernard Kolélas. In 2006, Tsaty Mabiala was First Vice-President of the National Preparatory Commission for the UPADS Congress. At the party's first extraordinary congress, held on 27–28 December 2006, Tsaty Mabiala was elected as the Secretary-General of UPADS, he was subsequently elected to the National Assembly in the June–August 2007 parliamentary election as the UPADS candidate in the Loudima constituency of Bouenza Region. Following that election, he became President of the UPADS Parliamentary Group when the National Assembly began meeting for the new parliamentary term in September 2007; as of May 2008, Tsaty Mabiala was Interim President of the Alliance for the New Republic opposition coalition. Tsaty Mabiala, as spokesman for the United Front of Opposition Parties, a coalition of about 20 opposition parties, condemned the preparations for the July 2009 presidential election, saying that "conditions such as transparency, the revision of lists, respect for the opposition are not created for this election.

Speaking to journalists on 29 January 2011, Tsaty Mabiala called on the press to work independently of political pressure and play its part in the development of democracy. He offered a poor assessment of 2010, saying that it had been a year without improvement in the living standards of the Congolese people or progress in democratization across the continent, he expressed disappointment in the continued predominance of neoliberalism as a global economic system. In the July–August 2012 parliamentary election, he was re-elected to the National Assembly as the UPADS candidate in Loudima constituency, he won the seat in the second round of voting, receiving 62.48% of the vote against an independent candidate, Marcel Koussikina. On 2 November 2012, some UPADS leaders announced that Tsaty Mabiala was suspended from the party for alleged misconduct. Tsaty Mabiala in turn declared. Tsaty Mabiala responded to President Sassou Nguesso's new year's message on 31 December 2013 by saying that Sassou Nguesso needed to address the issue of changing the constitution to allow him to run for another term, something Sassou Nguesso had not mentioned in his message.

He urged Sassou Nguesso to quiet the ongoing debate, initiated by the ruling PCT, by affirming that he would not stand again as a presidential candidate in 2016. In the National Assembly on 25 April 2014, Tsaty Mabiala asked the Minister of Justice, Aimé Emmanuel Yoka, a question in which he claimed that it was an "open secret" that Sassou Nguesso wanted the constitution to be changed to enable him to run for another term. Alleging that the goal was being pursued through "shameless manipulation", Tsaty-Mabiala argued that the government should hold a national dialogue on the matter. Yoka replied that such a dialogue would be unnecessary and that it would be simpler for Parliament to debate the constitution, he accordingly asked Justin Koumba, the President of the National Assembly, to initiate a parliamentary debate on the matter. At a special session of the UPADS National Council on 30–31 January 2016, Tsaty Mabiala was unanimously approved as the party's candidate for the March 2016 presidential election.

In the July 2017 parliamentary election, he was re-elected to the National Assembly as the UPADS candidate in Loudima, winning the seat in the first round with 60% of the vote

Olof Björner

Olof Björner is a Swedish researcher who has specialized in documenting the live performances and recording sessions of American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. In addition to operating bjorner.com, a website featuring detailed listings of Dylan's live concerts and studio recordings from 1956 to 2019, Björner has authored a 13-volume set on these subjects, called Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide, issued by UK publisher Hardinge Simpole. Commenting on the quality of Björner's publications and his website, Dylan critic Michael Gray has written, "The detail is extraordinary, the level of accuracy phenomenal." Born in Stockholm in 1942, Björner obtained a computer science degree in 1967. He first worked as a computer consultant and became a management consultant specializing in internet technology strategies for the health care industry. In 2003, he and his wife Agneta bought a bookstore in Filipstad, a small town in the Swedish countryside. Björner became interested in Dylan in 1963, his first work on the recording artist, Words Fill My Head, Spoken, Sung by Bob Dylan was self-published in 1989.

Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1958–1969 Volume 1. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-020-X. Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1970–1977 Volume 2. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-036-6. Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1978–1979 Volume 3. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-038-2. Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1980–1985 Volume 4. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-040-4. Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1986–1988 Volume 5. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-042-0. Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1989–1990 Volume 6. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-026-9. Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1991–1992 Volume 7. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-028-5. Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1993–1994 Volume 8. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-030-7. Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1995–1996 Volume 9. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-032-3.

Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1997–1998 Volume 10. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-034-X. Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1999–2000 Volume 11. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-022-6. Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 2001–2002 Volume 12. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-044-7. Björner, Olof. Olof's Files: A Bob Dylan Performance Guide 1958–2000 The Index Volume. Hardinge Simpole. ISBN 1-84382-024-2. Leyser, Brady J. and Olof Björner. Bob Dylan Live in Canada: A Concert History, 1962–2005. Trafford Publishing. ISBN 1-4120-8372-9. Gray, Michael; the Bob Dylan Encyclopedia. Continuum International. ISBN 0-8264-6933-7. About Bob Still on the Road: Dylan tours and recording sessions

A Little Something Special

"A Little Something Special" is a 1997 Disney comics story created by Don Rosa to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Scrooge McDuck's first appearance in Carl Barks's "Christmas on Bear Mountain" in 1947. The story was first published in & Co.. #1997-26. Don Rosa was asked by the editors at Egmont to write the "official" Scrooge McDuck 50th anniversary story, a responsibility that he took seriously. One problem that he faced was how to write a story set in the contemporary Duck universe about Scrooge's "50th birthday", since the character is older than 50; this was solved by writing the story about the 50th anniversary of Scrooge's arrival in Duckburg. Rosa's Duck stories all take place sometime in the 1950s, it was established in Rosa's The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck that Scrooge came to Duckburg in 1902, so the anniversary story could be set in 1952. Rosa wanted to include all of Barks' heroes and villains in the story, giving each character at least one moment when they contribute meaningfully to the plot.

The Beagle Boys, Magica De Spell and Flintheart Glomgold are the villains driving the action, but there are moments for Gyro Gearloose, Gladstone Gander and Grandma Duck. In his commentary on the story in the 2017 collection The Don Rosa Library, vol. 7, Rosa said, "In many ways, this may well be my favorite story of my own works!" Scrooge is informed that next week, Duckburg is celebrating the 50th anniversary of when he first arrived there, he wonders why anyone would care when he arrived. Donald Duck tells him that the Golden Jubilee celebration includes a contest to find the best suggestion for the perfect gift for Scrooge for a million dollar prize. Scrooge is not at all keen on the idea, refuses to admit to Donald or Huey and Louie what his desire would be. Meanwhile, the Beagle Boys visit Gyro Gearloose, claiming to have reformed and offering to pay him to build a giant suction device that they claim they will be using to harvest oranges. G.". Meanwhile, Magica De Spell uses money from the same supplier to purchase a projecto-gem, a transmutation wand, some global-transport dust.

She uses the last of those to teleport to meet with the Beagle Boys and the money supplier, Flintheart Glomgold. At the day of the Golden Jubilee, Scrooge reluctantly takes part, leaving Donald in charge of guarding the Money Bin. Shortly, Donald gets a visit from the Beagle Boys disguised as his family members and grows suspicious of them. Down at the festival, Huey notices that the host is Glomgold in disguise and tells it to Scrooge, who realises that Magica is in league with him, he and the boys rush back to the Bin and collide with Magica interrupting her magic and breaking her transmutation, which wears off the Beagles Boys' disguises. One of the Beagles steals the security grid key from Miss Quackfaster, allowing them to use the invention they had Gyro build to tear open the Money Bin and suck out all of Scrooge's money. Following this, the villains all escape into the suction machine themselves, with Scrooge following behind. Down below, Scrooge finds himself in the remains of the original Duckburg, which has since gone underground when the city's new construction went above the original street level.

He soon finds the villains celebrating their success in Coot's Emporium along with the mastermind behind the scheme, Blackheart Beagle. Scrooge breaks in and figures out that Blackheart is planning to transport the money out through the abandoned subway tunnels, Blackheart says he's going to make sure nobody bothers to follow them by blowing up Duckburg; the Beagles continue leave Magica to guard Scrooge. Scrooge finds old telephone lines he had installed 47 years ago, starts kicking at them in morse code. Back up above at the festival site, Donald rallies the citizens into helping find and rescue Scrooge. Recognising Coot's Emporium as her father's general store, Grandma Duck leads them there. Back underground, Magica gloats to Scrooge that she now has the Number One Dime, but Scrooge tells her her plan is flawed now that he no longer is rich and offers a suggestion in return for his dime. Soon after, as Blackheart starts gloating to Scrooge himself and the nephews ambush him, allowing Scrooge to switch tracks so that the train plunges off a weak track down into the sewers.

Blackheart flees, escaping on the bike saucer. Leaving Donald and the boys behind to disarm Blackheart's explosives, Scrooge snags onto Blackheart's escape vehicle, making him to crash onto the statue of Cornelius Coot. Blackheart pushes the button on his detonator, but by this time, Donald has disarmed the bomb, rendering it useless. Blackheart attempts to escape on his bike saucer, swearing that he'll return, but Gladstone Gander manages to help by asking the police to put a reward on Blackheart's head. Elsewhere, the other villains climb out of the sew

Cheung Pei Shan Road

Cheung Pei Shan Road is a road near Cheung Pei Shan in Tsuen Wan and Sheung Kwai Chung of Hong Kong. It links the north edge of town centre of Tsuen Wan New Town to Shing Mun, from Tsuen Kam Interchange with Route Twisk, Tai Ho Road North, Wai Tsuen Road and Texaco Road North to the entrance of the Shing Mun Tunnels; the road is part of Route 9. North of the road are resited villages from the old town of Cheung Pei Shan. Cheung Pei Shan Road was opened in July 1980 to provide access to Cheung Shan Estate and Shek Wai Kok Estate. At that time, the road was directly connected to Wo Yi Hop Road at its east end. In 1990 the Shing Mun Tunnels were completed, the east end of Cheung Pei Shan Road was realigned to connect directly to the west entrance of the tunnels. Connection to Wo Yi Hop Road was cut. In September 2001, construction was started on an extension of Cheung Pei Shan Road from Tsuen Kam Interchange to the Tsuen Wan end of Tuen Mun Road; this extension was opened on 8 February 2007, closing the gap of the New Territories Circular Highway.

List of streets and roads in Hong Kong Route 9

Genetic recombination

Genetic recombination is the exchange of genetic material between different organisms which leads to production of offspring with combinations of traits that differ from those found in either parent. In eukaryotes, genetic recombination during meiosis can lead to a novel set of genetic information that can be passed on from the parents to the offspring. Most recombination is occurring. During meiosis in eukaryotes, genetic recombination involves the pairing of homologous chromosomes; this may be followed by information transfer between the chromosomes. The information transfer may occur without physical exchange. Recombination may occur during mitosis in eukaryotes where it ordinarily involves the two sister chromosomes formed after chromosomal replication. In this case, new combinations of alleles are not produced since the sister chromosomes are identical. In meiosis and mitosis, recombination occurs between similar molecules of DNA. In meiosis, non-sister homologous chromosomes pair with each other so that recombination characteristically occurs between non-sister homologues.

In both meiotic and mitotic cells, recombination between homologous chromosomes is a common mechanism used in DNA repair. Gene conversion - the process during which homologous sequences are made identical falls under genetic recombination. Genetic recombination and recombinational DNA repair occurs in bacteria and archaea, which use asexual reproduction. Recombination can be artificially induced in laboratory settings, producing recombinant DNA for purposes including vaccine development. VJ recombination in organisms with an adaptive immune system is a type of site-specific genetic recombination that helps immune cells diversify to recognize and adapt to new pathogens. During meiosis, synapsis ordinarily precedes genetic recombination. Genetic recombination is catalyzed by many different enzymes. Recombinases are key enzymes. RecA, the chief recombinase found in Escherichia coli, is responsible for the repair of DNA double strand breaks. In yeast and other eukaryotic organisms there are two recombinases required for repairing DSBs.

The RAD51 protein is required for mitotic and meiotic recombination, whereas the DNA repair protein, DMC1, is specific to meiotic recombination. In the archaea, the ortholog of the bacterial RecA protein is RadA. Bacterial recombination In Bacteria there are: regular bacterial recombination, as well as noneffective transfer of genetic material, expressed as unsuccessful transfer or abortive transfer, any bacterial DNA transfer of the donor cell recipients who have set the incoming DNA as part of the genetic material of the recipient. Abortive transfer was registered in conjugation. In all cases, the transmitted fragment is diluted by the culture growth. In eukaryotes, recombination during meiosis is facilitated by chromosomal crossover; the crossover process leads to offspring having different combinations of genes from those of their parents, can produce new chimeric alleles. The shuffling of genes brought about by genetic recombination produces increased genetic variation, it allows sexually reproducing organisms to avoid Muller's ratchet, in which the genomes of an asexual population accumulate genetic deletions in an irreversible manner.

Chromosomal crossover involves recombination between the paired chromosomes inherited from each of one's parents occurring during meiosis. During prophase I the four available chromatids are in tight formation with one another. While in this formation, homologous sites on two chromatids can pair with one another, may exchange genetic information; because recombination can occur with small probability at any location along chromosome, the frequency of recombination between two locations depends on the distance separating them. Therefore, for genes sufficiently distant on the same chromosome, the amount of crossover is high enough to destroy the correlation between alleles. Tracking the movement of genes resulting from crossovers has proven quite useful to geneticists; because two genes that are close together are less to become separated than genes that are farther apart, geneticists can deduce how far apart two genes are on a chromosome if they know the frequency of the crossovers. Geneticists can use this method to infer the presence of certain genes.

Genes that stay together during recombination are said to be linked. One gene in a linked pair can sometimes be used as a marker to deduce the presence of another gene; this is used in order to detect the presence of a disease-causing gene. The recombination frequency between two loci observed, it is the frequency of crossing over between two linked gene loci, depends on the mutual distance of the genetic loci observed. For any fixed set of genetic and environmental conditions, recombination in a particular region of a linkage structure tends to be constant, the same is true for the crossing-over value, used in the production of genetic maps. In gene conversion, a section of genetic material is copied from one chromosome to another, without the donating chromosome being changed. Gene conversion occurs at high frequency at the actual site of the recombination event during meiosis, it is a process by which a DNA sequence