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Jimmy Swaggart

Jimmy Lee Swaggart is an American Pentecostal evangelist. Swaggart's TV ministry, which began in 1971, has a viewing audience both in the U. S. and internationally. The weekly Jimmy Swaggart Telecast and A Study in the Word programs are broadcast throughout the U. S. and on 78 channels in 104 other countries, over the Internet. At its height in the 1980s, his telecast was transmitted to over 3,000 stations and cable systems each week, he owns and operates the SonLife Broadcasting Network. Sexual scandals with prostitutes in the late 1980s and early 1990s led the Assemblies of God to defrock him; as a result of the scandals, Swaggart temporarily stepped down as the head of Jimmy Swaggart Ministries. Jimmy Lee Swaggart was born on March 1935, in Ferriday, Louisiana. By relation, he is the nephew of Arilla Wells, the manager of Wells Grocery in Tunica, Louisiana, he is roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis and country music star Mickey Gilley. He had a sister, Jeanette Ensminger. With his parents, Swaggart attended a 25-member Assemblies of God church in Ferriday.

In 1952, aged 17, Swaggart married 15-year-old Frances Anderson whom he met in church while he was playing music with his father. They have a son named Donnie. Swaggart worked several part-time odd jobs to support his young family and began singing Southern Gospel music at various churches. According to his autobiography, along with his wife and son, lived in poverty during the 1950s as he preached throughout rural Louisiana, struggling to survive on US$30 a week. Being too poor to own a home, the Swaggarts lived in church basements, pastors' homes, small motels. Sun Records producer Sam Phillips wanted to start a gospel line of music for the label and wanted Swaggart for Sun as the label's first gospel artist. Swaggart's cousin Jerry Lee Lewis, who had signed with Sun, was making $20,000 per week at the time. Although the offer meant a promise for significant income for him and his family, Swaggart turned Phillips down, stating that he was called to preach the gospel. Preaching from a flatbed trailer donated to him, Swaggart began full-time evangelistic work in 1955.

He began developing a revival-meeting following throughout the American South. In 1960, he began transmitting on Christian radio stations. In 1961, Swaggart was ordained by the Assemblies of God. In the late 1960s, Swaggart founded what was a small church named the Family Worship Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In the late 1960s Swaggart began transmitting a weekly 30-minute telecast over various local television stations in Baton Rouge and purchased a local AM radio station, WLUX; the station broadcast Christian feature stories and teaching to various fundamentalist and Pentecostal denominations and playing black gospel, Southern gospel, inspirational music. As Contemporary Christian music became more prevalent, the station avoided playing it. Swaggart sold many of his radio stations throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. Jimmy Swaggart Ministries still operates several radio stations that operate under the name Sonlife Radio. By 1975, Swaggart's television ministry had expanded to more stations around the U.

S. and he started using television as his primary preaching forum. In 1978 Swaggart's weekly telecast was increased to an hour. In 1980, Swaggart began a daily weekday telecast featuring Bible study and music, the weekend, hour-long telecast included a service from either Family Worship Center or an on-location crusade in a major city. In the early 1980s Swaggart's broadcasts expanded to major cities nationwide. By 1983, more than 250 television stations broadcast Swaggart's telecast. In 1988, Swaggart was implicated in a sex scandal involving a prostitute that resulted in his suspension, defrocking, by the Assemblies of God. Three years Swaggart was implicated in another scandal involving a prostitute; as a result, Swaggart's ministry became non-affiliated, non-denominational and smaller than it was in the ministry's pre-scandal years. Swaggart's exposure came as retaliation for an incident in 1986 in which he exposed fellow Assemblies of God minister Marvin Gorman, accused of having several affairs.

Once he was exposed, Gorman was defrocked from the Assemblies of God, his ministry was all but ended. As a retaliatory move, Gorman hired his son Randy and son-in-law Garland Bilbo to stake out the Travel Inn on Airline Highway in Baton Rouge. A camera with a telephoto lens was placed in the window of the motel's Room 12, draped with a black cloth; when Swaggart arrived, he went into Room 7. Randy Gorman and Garland Bilbo let the air out of the tires on Swaggart's vehicle, they called Marvin Gorman. Randy Gorman and Garland Bilbo had taken photos of Swaggart outside Room 7 with Debra Murphree, a local prostitute. Gorman arrived at the Travel Inn a short while and asked Swaggart what he was doing there. According to Swaggart: The Unauthorized Biography of an American Evangelist, by Ann Rowe Seaman, Gorman secured a promise from Swaggart that he would publicly apologize to Gorman and start the process of Gorman's reinstatement to the Assemblies of God. Gorman offered to remain silent if Swaggart would state publicly that he lied about Gorman's affairs.

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Fucked Company

Fucked Company was a website created by Philip J. "Pud" Kaplan after the dot-com bubble in 2000 as a "dot-com dead pool" that chronicled troubled and failing companies in a unique and abrasive manner. The website sold rumor listings to subscribers; the site's name is a parody of Fast Company, a magazine that began covering technology companies during the Internet dot-com boom. A September 10, 2000 attempt by Kaplan to put the entire site up for sale on eBay attracted joke bids as high as $10 million but no serious buyers. Fucked Company allowed employees to post anonymous comments on why their employer was losing money, had abused employees, or was discriminating against some group, identifying unethical managers and defective products or services by name. Employees were free to explain; this made the site a target for strategic lawsuits against public participation from companies. The site was taken offline for two days in August 2002. Ford claimed that it infringed a trademark slogan "Ford, where quality is job one," discontinued after widespread use from 1980 to 1997.

The site returned minus the news of the Ford layoffs. Where the cases were spurious or were settled out of court for a small fee, it drained the resources of FC to fight these lawsuits; as a consumer complaint site, FC faced increasing competition from new entrants, including social networking providers. Michael Arrington announced on March 31, 2007 that TechCrunch had acquired in an April Fools' Day joke press release. Starting in August 2007, the site ceased posting new content, converted its main page to the simple message: Fuckedcompany is... fucked. R. I. P. 2000-2007. If you're just now seeing this website for the first time, ask someone, in the internet business during "round 1" to tell you all about it. Wolverton, Troy. "Dot-com doom site up for auction on eBay". CNet News. Retrieved 8 August 2012

Marina Guseva

Marina Guseva is a Russian chess player who holds the titles of International Master and Woman Grandmaster. In 2009, she was a member of the Russian team that won the silver medal in the Women's World Team Chess Championship in Ningbo and gold in the Women's European Team Chess Championship in Novi Sad. Guseva competed in the Women's World Chess Championship in 2010, 2012, 2017 and 2018, she won the women's open event at the Moscow Open for two consecutive years, in 2012 and 2013. Guseva won the Russian Women's Championship Higher League, the qualifier for the Russian Women's Superfinal, in 2015 and 2017. In the European Chess Club Cup for Women, playing for team Ugra, Guseva won the individual gold medal as the best player on board 4 in 2014. Marina Nechaeva chess games at Marina Romanko chess games at Marina Romanko Nechaeva player profile and games at Marina Guseva team chess record at Marina Romanko team chess record at Marina Nechaeva team chess record at

Basketball at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games – Men's tournament

The men's basketball tournament at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games was held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines from 4 to 10 December. The following is the competition schedule for the men's basketball competitions: The preliminary round was composed of two groups of four teams each; each team played the teams within their group. The top two teams per group advanced to the knockout round; the other teams qualified to the classification round. Classification round: 5th place: Third place teams played for fifth place. 7th place: Fourth place teams played for seventh place. The knockout round was a single-elimination tournament, with a bronze medal match for the semi-finals losers; the losing team in the final was awarded the silver medal, while the winning team was awarded the gold medal. The regular 5-on-5 basketball tournament was held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay. Cuneta Astrodome was previously considered as a potential venue for 5-on-5 basketball while the SM Mall of Asia Activity Center was considered to host the 3x3 basketball competitions.

All times are Philippine Standard Time Women's tournament SEAGames PH 2019

Danskin's theorem

In convex analysis, Danskin's theorem is a theorem which provides information about the derivatives of a function of the form f = max z ∈ Z ϕ. The theorem has applications in optimization; the original theorem by J. M. Danskin, given in his 1967, monograph "The Theory of Max-Min and its Applications to Weapons Allocation Problems," Springer, NY, provides a formula for the directional derivative of the maximum of a directionally differentiable function; when adapted to the case of a convex function, this formula yields the following theorem given in somewhat more general form as Proposition A.22 in the 1971 Ph. D. Thesis by D. P. Bertsekas, "Control of Uncertain Systems with a Set-Membership Description of the Uncertainty". A proof of the following version can be found in the 1999 book "Nonlinear Programming" by Bertsekas; the theorem applies to the following situation. Suppose ϕ is a continuous function of two arguments, ϕ: R n × Z → R where Z ⊂ R m is a compact set. Further assume that ϕ is convex in x for every z ∈ Z.

Under these conditions, Danskin's theorem provides conclusions regarding the differentiability of the function f = max z ∈ Z ϕ. To state these results, we define the set of maximizing points Z 0 as Z 0 =. Danskin's theorem provides the following results. Convexity f is convex. Directional derivatives The directional derivative of f in the direction y, denoted D y f, is given by D y f = max z ∈ Z 0 ϕ ′, where ϕ ′ is the directional derivative of the function ϕ at x in the direction y. Derivative f is differentiable at x if Z 0 consists of a single element z ¯. In this case, the derivative of f is given by ∂ f ∂ x = ∂ ϕ ∂ x. Subdifferential If ϕ is differentiable with respect to x for all z ∈ Z, if ∂ ϕ / ∂ x is continuous with respect to z for all x the subdifferential of f is given by ∂ f = c o n v { ∂ ϕ ∂ x: z ∈ Z 0


HYENAZ are a Berlin based avant-garde electronica duo. The band consists of dancers Kathryn Fischer and Adrienne Teicher, they have been called a "monster performance duo" by electroclash artist Peaches and appeared in the "Best Artists List for 2013" from Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art. Their live shows have been described as a kind of physical theatre performance and the band collaborated with the Korean artist Sylbee Kim at The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea in August 2014 for a performance called "Spectral Rite", their debut self-titled album was released on February 13, 2014 via Freudian/Slit and Records Ad Nauseam. Their second album Critical Magic 비평적 마술 was released on the Berlin label Springstoff on October 21, 2016. HYENAZ Critical Magic 비평적 마술 Official website