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Light heavyweight

Light heavyweight, or junior cruiserweight, is a weight class in combat sports. In amateur boxing, light heavyweight is a weight division above 165 pounds and up to 178 pounds, falling between middleweight and heavyweight. In professional boxing, the division is above 168 pounds and up to 175 pounds, falling between super middleweight and cruiserweight; the light-heavyweight class has produced some of boxing's greatest champions: Bernard Hopkins, Tommy Loughran, Billy Conn, Joey Maxim, Archie Moore, Michael Moorer, Bob Foster, Ann Wolfe, Michael Spinks, Dariusz Michalczewski, Roy Jones, Jr. Joe Calzaghe and Zsolt Erdei. Many light heavyweight champions unsuccessfully challenged for the heavyweight crown until Michael Spinks became the first reigning light heavyweight champion to win the heavyweight championship. Bob Fitzsimmons captured the light-heavyweight championship after losing his heavyweight championship. Two all-time great heavyweight champions, Ezzard Charles and Floyd Patterson, started out as light heavyweights.

Charles defeated Archie Moore and Joey Maxim several times in non-title bouts before becoming heavyweight champion and Patterson lost an eight-round decision to Joey Maxim before becoming heavyweight champion himself. Evander Holyfield moved up from the light-heavyweight division to the cruiserweight division and the heavyweight division and became undisputed champion of the latter two. Dariusz Michalczewski holds the record for most consecutive title defenses at this division, with 23 defenses of the WBO title. Current champions Current interim champions Below is a list of longest reigning light heavyweight champions in boxing measured by the individual's longest reign. Career total time as champion does not apply. Active Title Reign Reign has ended 1928 – Víctor Avendaño 1932 – David Carstens 1936 – Roger Michelot 1948 – George Hunter 1952 – Norvel Lee 1956 – James Boyd 1960 – Cassius Clay 1964 – Cosimo Pinto 1968 – Danas Pozniakas 1972 – Mate Parlov 1976 – Leon Spinks 1980 – Slobodan Kacar 1984 – Anton Josipović 1988 – Andrew Maynard 1992 – Torsten May 1996 – Vassiliy Jirov 2000 – Aleksandr Lebziak 2004 – Andre Ward 2008 – Zhang Xiaoping 2012 – Egor Mekhontsev 2016 – Julio César La Cruz In kickboxing, a light heavyweight fighter weighs between 77 kg and 82 kg.

In International Kickboxing Federation, a light heavyweight division is 172.1 – 179 lb. In Glory promotion, a light heavyweight division is up to 95 kg. In Bellator Kickboxing promotion, a light heavyweight division is up to 95 kg. In MMA, the light heavyweight division is from 186 lb to 205 lb

2014 CONCACAF Champions League Finals

The 2014 CONCACAF Champions League Finals were the final of the 2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League, the 6th edition of the CONCACAF Champions League under its current format, overall the 49th edition of the premium football club competition organized by CONCACAF, the regional governing body of North America, Central America, the Caribbean. The final was contested in two-legged home-and-away format between two Mexican teams, Cruz Azul and Toluca; the first leg was hosted by Cruz Azul at Estadio Azul in Mexico City on April 15, 2014, while the second leg was hosted by Toluca at Estadio Nemesio Díez in Toluca on April 23, 2014. The winner earned the right to represent CONCACAF at the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup, entering at the quarterfinal stage; the first leg ended in a 0–0 draw, the second leg ended in a 1–1 draw, giving Cruz Azul a record-setting sixth CONCACAF club title on the away goals rule. For the fifth time in six seasons of the CONCACAF Champions League, the final was played between two Mexican sides.

This guaranteed a Mexican champion for the ninth straight year and 30th time since the confederation began staging the tournament in 1962. Both clubs had won the CONCACAF Champions' Cup, with Cruz Azul winning five times, a record they shared with América, Toluca winning twice. During the Champions League era, Cruz Azul had lost in two finals, while Toluca's previous best record was reaching the semifinals. Cruz Azul finished top of Group 3 ahead of Herediano and Valencia in the group stage, were seeded second for the championship stage, where they eliminated Sporting Kansas City in the quarterfinals and Tijuana in the semifinals. Toluca finished top of Group 6 ahead of Comunicaciones and Caledonia AIA in the group stage, were seeded first for the championship stage, where they eliminated San Jose Earthquakes in the quarterfinals and Alajuelense in the semifinals. Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first; the final was played on a home-and-away two-legged basis. The away goals rule was used if the aggregate score was level after normal time of the second leg, but not after extra time, so the final was decided by penalty shoot-out if the aggregate score was level after extra time of the second leg.

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Virtue Party

Virtue Party was an Islamist political party established in 17 December 1997 in Turkey. It was found unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court and banned on 22 June 2001 for violating the secularist articles of the Constitution. After the party's ban, the party MPs founded two sections of parties: reformist Justice and Development Party and traditionalist Felicity Party. Founders of the Virtue Party were active members of the National Order Party, National Salvation Party and Welfare Party. Merve Kavakçı, the female elected as the MP, banned from swearing her oath in Turkish Grand National Assembly because she wore a headscarf, was a Virtue Party member. Former party chairman Mehmet Recai Kutan submitted a case on behalf of the party to the European Court of Human Rights, alleging infringement of Articles 10 and 11 among others. In December 2005, Kutan told the court that he intended to withdraw the application influenced by the unfavourable result in Leyla Şahin v. Turkey, the court struck out the case.

Atacan, Fulya. "Explaining Religious Politics at the Crossroad: AKP-SP". Turkish Studies. 6: 187–199. Doi:10.1080/14683840500119510

Cosmos: War of the Planets

Cosmos: War of the Planets is a film directed by Alfonso Brescia and starring John Richardson. On a spacecraft, a crew of finds explosions in space and asteroids flying by, they are afraid that they are going to be hit, but their vessel's computer, named Wiz, tells them that they were seeing the "refraction" of an event that took place millions of years ago. Overjoyed, the ship's crew embrace each other. In the Orion space complex of Captain Mike Hamilton, called to report on himself slapping an officer to the base commander, he says that the other officer did not give him a command but told him to follow the directions of a computer. Hamilton and his ship, the MK-31, are sent to repair an automated satellite. One of the crew starts work. Viewing this on the screen, Hamilton is upset because it is required that space walkers work in teams of two, predicts that the acid in the battery will eat through the astronaut's suit; the astronaut says that he is in control of the situation - but it does start to eat through his suit.

Hamilton himself goes to rescue him. A couple of astronauts wish to be intimate so they recline on separate beds while a light show machine plays between them while Hamilton tells a female crew member that he does not like this mechanized intimacy and kisses her and that he prefers the old-fashioned way of kissing; the crew of the MK-31 investigate an unstable planet where two flying saucers are seen orbiting it. The sensors of the ship state that these alien machines have "disintegrators" and Hamilton commands that they be destroyed, but they struck first leading the MK-31 to spin quickly. Hamilton gets the ship's engines to counteract the spin and the ship lands on the planet. A portal on this desert planet teleports people; the first man through it, a woman who wanders away get attacked, but the main body of explorers meet a race of aliens. Their elder says; the astronauts pledge to help the inhabitants of the planet escape their enslavement and succeed in destroying the computer. The ensuing explosion takes out the planet, leading to the crew and one surviving alien set off for Earth only to face further difficulties when a human member of the crew is possessed by the computer and goes on a killing spree.

The alien manages to subdue him, heroically sacrificing his own life. Although the crew are pleased at returning to Earth, the voice of the computer Wiz changes to that of the planet's computer. John Richardson as Captain Mike Layton Yanti Somer as Diane Greene Walter Maestosi as Irk Massimo De Cecco as Azar Massimo Bonetti as Vassilov Aldo Canti as Frank Bimble Film historian Howard Hughes described the film as a remake of the 1965 film Planet of the Vampires. Cosmos: War of the Planets grossed a total of 123,200,000 Italian lire domestically in Italy. From a contemporary review in Italy, L'Unita found the film to have drawn too much inspiration from several films of the past and that it had a poor quality script. In his Cinema Italiano: The Complete Guide from Classics to Cult, Hughes criticizes the movie in every respect, stating, "Cosmos is the most consistent Italian sci-fi movie: script, special effects, costumes and acting are all terrible." In his TV Movies and Video Guide, Leonard Maltin gives the film two stars and pans the special effects and acting.

Cosmos: War of the Planets on IMDb Cosmos: War of the Planets is available for free download at the Internet Archive

Evan Katz

Evan Katz is a television writer and television producer. He is best known for his award-winning work as executive producer of the hit television series 24. Katz is the executive producer of the hit television series 24, which aired original episodes on the Fox Network from 2001 to 2010. Prior to his work on 24 he created and executive produced the American sci-fi/comedy television series Special Unit 2, which aired original episodes for two seasons on UPN from April 2001 through February 2002. In May 2010, Katz was signed as executive producer for the NBC series The Event, he won a 2006 primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series and has been nominated for two additional Emmy Awards. For 24, he won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Screenplay – Episodic Drama for the Season 2 episode Day 2: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Katz is a fan of the Australian alternative rock group The Go-Betweens, he named the McLennan-Forster corporation featured in the fourth season of 24 after the group's central members, Robert Forster and Grant McLennan.

He is the University of Southern California. His wife, Lisa Miller Katz, was the casting director on Everybody Loves Raymond. Evan Katz on IMDb

Rodgers Peak (California)

Rodgers Peak is the most northwestern peak in the Ritter Range in Madera County, California. The peak lies on the boundary between Yosemite National Park and the Ansel Adams Wilderness further east. Rodgers Peak is the fourth-highest mountain, in Yosemite National Park. Mount Davis, Banner Peak, Mount Ritter are visible from the summit, as well as Yosemite peaks Mount Maclure and Mount Lyell. Electra Peak is quite close, as Foerster Peak is near. All of Rodgers Peak, Rodgers Canyon, Rodgers Meadow, Rodgers Lake are named for Captain Alexander Rodgers, Fourth Calvalry, US Army, acting superintendent of Yosemite National Park, in 1895 and 1897. Lieutenant N. F. McClure named the peak, in 1895. Notes on Rodgers Pass