Hillah spelled Hilla, is a city in central Iraq on the Hilla branch of the Euphrates River, 100 km south of Baghdad. The population is estimated at 364,700 in 1998, it is the capital of Babylon Province and is located adjacent to the ancient city of Babylon, close to the ancient cities of Borsippa and Kish. It is situated in a predominantly agricultural region, extensively irrigated with water provided by the Hilla canal, producing a wide range of crops and textiles, its name may be derived from the word "beauty" in Arabic. The river runs in the middle of the town, it is surrounded by date palm trees and other forms of arid vegetation, reducing the harmful effects of dust and desert wind; the city was once a major center of Islamic education. The tomb of the Jewish prophet Ezekiel is reputed to be located in Al Kifl, it became a major administrative centre during the rule of the British Empires. In the 19th century, the Hilla branch of the Euphrates started to silt up and much agricultural land was lost to drought, but this process was reversed by the construction of the Hindiya Barrage in 1911–1913, which diverted water from the deeper Hindiya branch of the Euphrates into the Hilla canal.
It saw heavy fighting in 1920 during an uprising against the British, when 300 men of the Manchester Regiment were defeated in the city. Hillah is located near the ruins of ancient Babylon, it is that Babylon was founded in the third millennium BC and rose to prominence over the next thousand years. By the 18th century BC the city was the centre of the empire of Hammurabi. Various empires controlled Babylon over the following centuries. Babylon regained independence during the Neo-Babylonian empire towards the end of the 7th century BC, most notably under the reign of king Nebuchadnezzar II, but came under Persian rule in the 6th century BC. In the 4th century BC, Alexander the Great captured Babylon. Babylon remained a notable Persian province until the 7th century AD, fell into decline; the ruins of Babylon have suffered due to looting and destructive policies. Parts of Nebuchadnezzar's palace and some of the old city walls still remain. Saddam Hussein commissioned a non-scientific, much controversial "restoration" of ancient Babylon on part of the site, in the process destroying much of the ancient site all the way to the foundations for the purpose.
A modern palace was constructed for him on what was purported to have been Nebuchadnezzar ancient palace. A reconstruction of the Ishtar Gate is displayed in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin. In the 10th century, the town of Al Jami'ayn was founded on the eastern bank of the Euphrates; the location of that town is in modern-day Hillah now. In 1101 AD a new town was founded near Al Jami'ayn. Bricks were taken from Babylon to build houses and so Hillah expanded. During the 18th century, the town became an administrative center in the Ottoman Empire. In the 19th century, the flow in the al-Hillah stream decreased, that led to worsening conditions for agriculture, which affected them greatly. To solve the problem, al-Hindiya Barrage was built. Hillah was the scene of heavy fighting in the 2003 invasion of Iraq on and around April 1, 2003. Iraqi casualties from the Medina Division of the Republican Guard were unknown but heavy, with several hundred reported to have been killed in fierce fighting with the United States Army's 2-70th Armor.
After the battle with the Medina Division the US Army forces moved to Baghdad and the U. S. Marine forces took over responsibilities in Al Hillah. Shortly after the invasion a mass grave site was reported by locals to be in the area around Hillah. Local citizens and members of ORHA worked together to exhume thousands of Iraqis, killed by Saddam Hussein's security forces during the uprising against his government in 1991; the 1st Marine Division had established a base at one of Saddam Hussein's palaces about one mile north of Hillah. The 372nd Military Police Company had performed law and order and Iraqi Police training in the city from June 2003 to October 2003 prior to moving on to Abu Ghraib prison; the city was part of the Polish military zone under the occupation of Iraq. After the initial invasion, Hilla was peaceful, but it became the scene of numerous bomb attacks. In February, 2004, insurgents tried but failed to blow up a camp run by Hungarian troops with truck bombs. February 28, 2005 saw the deadliest single insurgent attack up till when a car bomb killed 125 people outside a medical clinic.
On May 30, 2005, two suicide bombers killed 31, wounded 108, Shia police. On September 30, 2005, a car bomb exploded in a vegetable market in Hilla, killing 10 and wounding 30 others. On January 2, 2007, at least 73 people were killed and more than 160 were injured when two suicide bombers blew up themselves at a gathering of Shia militias. On February 1, 2007, a pair of suicide bombers detonated explosives among shoppers at a crowded outdoor market, killing at least 45 people and wounding 150. On March 6, 2007, 114 people were killed and at least 147 people were wounded in two car bomb attacks targeting Shia pilgrims. On May 10, 2010, a series of three to four suicide car bombs at the'State Company for Textile Industries' in the city killed a total of 45 people and left 140 wounded. On March 6, 2016, a truck bomb hit a military checkpoint in Hillah, killing at least 60 people and wounding more than 70; the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility for the bombing. Hillah has a hot desert climate in the Köppen–Geiger climate classification system.
Most rain falls in the winter. The average annual temperature in Hillah is 23.1 °C. About 114 mm of precipit
Mari Okamoto is a Japanese actress and voice actress. Despite being born in Tokyo, Okamoto was raised in Hirakata, where she spent her elementary-school years. In 1961, she made her debut for performing arts activities in comedy. In 1970, she moved back to Tokyo, with subsequent transfer to the headquarters of the city, where she changed her name from "Noda Mutsumi" to her current name. In 1971, she starred as an extra. In 197o, she had made her voice-acting debut in the anime series Inakappe Taishō, where she voiced Kikuko Ogaki, her first major performances were in the anime television series is Yatterman. From the 1970s to the 1980s, she appeared in many anime works produced by Tatsunoko Production. Inakappe Taishō - Kikuko Ogaki Demetan Croaker, The Boy Frog - Ranatan Neo-Human Casshern - Flora, Morena The Song of Tentomushi - Tsukimi Isshu Vicky the Viking - Tilde Dog of Flanders - Annie Time Bokan - Junko Paul's Miraculous Adventure - Laura Yatterman - Ai/Yatterman-2 Gatchaman II - Lisa Space Battleship Yamato II - Teresa Tōshō Daimos - Reiko Hana no Ko Lunlun - Lunlun The Rose of Versailles - Dianne Maeterlinck's Blue Bird: Tyltyl and Mytyl's Adventurous Journey - Sprit of the Light Ohayō!
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The Triple Threat was a professional wrestling villainous stable that existed in Extreme Championship Wrestling from 1995 to 1998. It was Shane Douglas's answer to Ric Flair's Four Horsemen. Douglas disliked Flair since he felt that Flair had held him back during his first run in World Championship Wrestling, when Flair was one of the bookers in WCW at the time; the original Triple Threat consisted of Shane Douglas, Chris Benoit and Dean Malenko in ECW. At one point they dominated ECW, as Douglas was ECW World Heavyweight Champion, Benoit and Malenko were ECW World Tag Team Champions. Malenko became a two-time ECW World Television Champion; the group developed a hand signal – the three outer fingers raised with palms facing outward. During the summer of 1995, Douglas left for the World Wrestling Federation, thus disbanding the Triple Threat. However, for a brief time 2 Cold Scorpio was added as a member of the Triple Threat; when Benoit and Malenko left for WCW, the Triple Threat ceased to exist until Douglas returned to ECW.
During their time in WCW, Benoit and Malenko were both members of the prominent Four Horsemen stable and teamed together. In late 1996 a year after his return to ECW, Douglas reformed the stable with Chris Candido and the man for hire "Bulldozer" Brian Lee, Francine as their manager. Douglas held the ECW World Television Championship, but sought to regain the ECW World Heavyweight Championship. In early 1997, a masked man began stalking Francine. At ECW's first pay-per-view event Barely Legal, the man was revealed to be Brian Lee, kicked out of the Triple Threat for betraying Douglas. Bam Bam Bigelow joined the group shortly after when Douglas introduced him as his tag team partner for a match at an event titled "Chapter 2". Douglas lost the ECW World Television Championship to Tazz, but won the ECW World Heavyweight Championship at Hardcore Heaven. Rick Rude was persuaded by Shane Douglas to align with the Triple Threat. Rude promoted Chris Candido in his match against Tazz at Hardcore Heaven 1997.
Rude began selecting Douglas's opponent to help Douglas become the greatest world champion in ECW. However, this turned out to be a ruse when Rude selected Triple Threat member Bam Bam Bigelow as Douglas's next opponent. Bigelow challenged Douglas for the title and won, but forfeited his membership in the group in the process. Lance Storm took his place, but it was short-lived,despite being tag team champions and Candido did not get along thus, Storm was kicked out. In January 1998, Bigelow was re-admitted to the group by helping Douglas defeat Tazz. Tazz began a protracted feud with the entire stable, as he wanted a shot at Douglas's world title, but was denied and instead being forced to wrestle matches against the other members of The Triple Threat, his frustration led to his creation of the Fuck The World Heavyweight Championship in defiance. Another angle had Candido and Storm winning the ECW World Tag Team Championship together, were forced to defend it despite their hatred for one another.
During their reluctant title defenses, each man tried to one-up the other, showed more concern for retaining the championship than for their partner's well-being. For a brief time in 1998, once again every member of the group had an ECW title, with Douglas holding the ECW World Heavyweight Championship, Bigelow holding the ECW World Television Championship, Candido holding one half of the ECW World Tag Team Championship with Triple Threat prospect Lance Storm; the group disbanded after Bigelow left for WCW, Candido and Douglas went their separate ways after Douglas lost the ECW World Heavyweight Championship to Tazz at Guilty as Charged. In late 1998, Rob Van Dam and Taz teamed up to form The New Triple Threat, they wrestled Douglas and Bigelow at November to Remember on November 1, 1998 and were able to defeat them. The New Triple Threat disbanded due to inner dissension. In 1999, the three original members again teamed up, joining forces with Perry Saturn and Asya to form the group The Revolution.
In 2000, Douglas and Bigelow were reunited in a group together in WCW. Despite not using the name Triple Threat, they imitated the mannerisms of the group; the group was disbanded shortly after, when Candido left WCW. In 2002, the Triple Threat reunited as Douglas, Lizzie Borden and Supreme, went by the name The Irish Guys and Gals; the three dominated the single's division in Xtreme Pro Wrestling, with Douglas holding the XPW World Heavyweight Championship and Supreme holding the XPW King of the Deathmatch Championship. Douglas would feud with Candido in XPW until XPW folded in 2003. In 2004, Douglas and Bigelow reunited at a Jersey All Pro Wrestling show just one year before Candido's death in 2005. Three members of the Triple Threat died in a three-year span from 2005–2007. First on April 28, 2005, Candido would die of a blood clot from foot surgery. On January 19, 2007, Bigelow would die of heart disease and an overdose of cocaine and Benzodiazetine. On June 25, Benoit killed himself after strangling his wife Nancy.
Wrestlers Shane Douglas Chris Benoit Dean Malenko 2 Cold Scorpio Brian Lee Bam Bam Bigelow Lance Storm Chris Candido Supreme Managers Francine Tammy Lynn Sytch Lizzie Borden Rick Rude Extreme Championship Wrestling ECW World Heavyweight Championship – Douglas and Bigelow ECW World Tag Team Championship – Benoit
Peanut Butter & Co. is a peanut butter brand, founded in 1998 by Lee Zalben. Zalben has stated; the company sells a line of peanut butter to supermarkets featuring ten "all natural" flavors and from peanuts grown by farmers in the United States. In 2005 the company published The Peanut Co.. Cookbook, which has numerous recipes for using peanut butter. Several of the company's products have been praised by publications such as Men's Health. From 1998 to 2016, the company operated a sandwich shop in New York City, its menu consisted of peanut butter sandwiches and other items made with peanut butter. Peanut Butter & Co. was the title sponsor of the Team TWENTY12 women’s pro cycling team for 2011. Zalben graduated from Vassar College in 1995 and after a short time in the advertising and publishing industries he opened the Manhattan store on December 21, 1998. Official website
Sevahir Bayındır is a Kurdish MP for the Democratic Society Party in Şırnak, Eastern Turkey. Bayındır attended high school in Trabzon, going on to study nursing at the Ege University School of Nursing in İzmir. Between 1991 and 1997 she worked as a nurse in Izmir, she was a co-founder of the Democratic People's Party, which she chaired from 1998-2002. Since 2002 she has been active in the Rainbow Women's Association. In 1999 she stood as candidate of HADEP in 2002 for DEHAP in Mersin. Both times she was unsuccessful. In July 2007, Bayındır stood as an independent candidate within the DTP supported Thousand Hopes alliance for the Turkish parliamentary elections and was elected to the Turkish Parliament, she was the first woman to represent Şırnak. In June 2009 she brought a motion. In 2012 an arrest warrant was issued for Bayındır due to a speech; the prosecution demanded a 5 year prison sentence, but she did not attend the hearing and was believed to have travelled to Europe. Official website of the DTP
The 2019–20 Liga IV Bacău is the 52nd season of Liga IV Bacău, the fourth tier of the Romanian football league system. The season is scheduled began on 24 August 2019 and will end in June 2020; the league consisted of 24 teams divided into 2 series of 12 teams and will play a regular season, followed by a play-off and play-out. The regular season is a double round-robin tournament. At the end of regular season, the first 3 ranked teams in each series will qualify for championship play-off and the winner will participate for promotion play-off to Liga III. Teams ranked 4 to 10 from each series will participate in the play-out and the last four will relegated. Teams ranked 11-12 at the end the regular season in each series will relegated to Liga V. In the play-off will participate only teams that have legal personality and hold C. I. S. issued by the Ministry of Youth and Sport and teams with at least one group of children and juniors. 2019–20 Liga I 2019–20 Liga II 2019–20 Liga III 2019–20 Liga IV Official website