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Laevistrombus turturella

Laevistrombus turturella is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Strombidae. There are only two living species within the genus Laevistrombus. There is some disagreement in the literature as to whether or not this taxon and the similar-looking Laevistrombus canarium are separate species. Man In'T Veld & Turck considered that L. canarium and L. turturella are distinct species, based on the shell morphology and a radula comparison. However, when Cob reviewed a number of Strombus species in 2009, examining both shell characters and anatomical data including details of the genitalia and radula, he concluded that L. turturella was a morphotype, therefore a synonym of L. canarium

2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup squads

The following is a list of all the squads of the national teams participating in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Each team had to name a squad of 21 players by the FIFA deadline. All players of its representative team must have been born on or after 1 January 2000; those marked in bold have been capped at full International level. Head coach: Luís Norton de Matos Head coach: John Hackworth Colombia named their squad on 15 September 2017. Head coach: Orlando Restrepo Ghana named their squad on 21 September 2017. Head coach: Paa Kwesi Fabin Head coach: Gustavo Morínigo Head coach: Jonas Kokou Komla New Zealand named their squad on 21 September 2017. Liam Moore was called up to as an injury replacement for Jordan Spain. Head coach: Danny Hay Turkey named their squad on 16 September 2017. Head coach: Mehmet Hacıoğlu Head coach: Abbas Chamanyan Head coach: Souleymane Camara Head coach: Christian Wück Head coach: Camacho Viquez Head coach: Kim Yong-su Head coach: Ismaila Tiemoko Brazil named their squad on 8 September 2017.

Head coach: Carlos Amadeu Head coach: Santiago Denia Head coach: José Valladares Japan named their squad on 22 September 2017. Head coach: Yoshiro Moriyama New Caledonia named their squad on 14 September 2017. Head coach: Dominique Wacalie France named their squad on 21 September 2017. Head coach: Lionel Rouxel Head coach: Qahtan Chathir Mexico named their squad on 15 September 2017. Head coach: Mario Arteaga Head coach: Hernan Caputto Head coach: Steve Cooper *Sancho was withdrawn from the squad after the completion of the group stages by his club, Borussia Dortmund. Http:// PDF

Joseph Salzmann

Joseph Salzmann, one of the best-known Roman Catholic pioneer priests in the Northwest Territory of the United States, was the Austrian founder of several Catholic educational institutions, including the prominent Saint Francis de Sales Seminary known as the "Salesianum." He was born at Münzbach in the Diocese of Linz, Upper Austria on August 17, 1819. He was ordained in 1842 and worked in his home diocese until 1847, when an appeal from the visiting first Bishop of Milwaukee, John Martin Henni inspired him to work in foreign missions. After arriving in Milwaukee in October, 1847, he was appointed to a small country mission, but soon his success caused the bishop to make him pastor of St. Mary's congregation at Milwaukee. There, he was opposed by German free-thinkers and he struggled with them; because there was a lack of priests, Salzmann conceived the idea of founding a seminary. To collect funds he went from state to state, after many difficulties, on January 29, 1856, the institution was opened with twenty-five students.

Rev. Michael Heiss, afterwards Archbishop of Milwaukee, was its first rector; the seminary became one of the most prominent in the United States. Several hundred priests and twenty-three bishops graduated from it by 1900. Salzmann was the founder of the first Catholic normal school in the United States and of the Pio Nono College. After years of struggles, the Catholic Normal School of the Holy Family found a solid basis, sending out teachers to parochial schools every year; the American branch of the St. Cecilia Society for the promotion of genuine church music owes its existence and growth to him. Salzmann died at St. Francis, Wisconsin on January 17, 1874, he was praised as having a noble character full of holy enthusiasm for the cause of God and the Catholic Church, fearless in the defense of truth, an eloquent preacher, a warm friend and father of his students, a wise counselor to priests and bishops. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed..

"Joseph Salzmann". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton. Joseph Salzmann at Find a Grave

Coming to America

Coming to America is a 1988 American romantic comedy film directed by John Landis and based on a story created by Eddie Murphy, who starred in the lead role. The film co-stars Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, John Amos; the film was released in the United States on June 29, 1988. Eddie Murphy plays Akeem Joffer, the crown prince of the fictional African nation of Zamunda, who travels to the United States in the hopes of finding a woman he can marry. In 1989, a pilot for a planned spin-off TV show was made, although this was never picked up for a series. A sequel, titled Coming 2 America, is in production. In the wealthy African nation of Zamunda, crown prince Akeem Joffer grows weary of his pampered lifestyle on his 21st birthday and wishes to do more for himself; when his parents, King Jaffe and Queen Aoleon, present him with an arranged bride-to-be, Akeem takes action. Seeking an independent woman who loves him for himself and not his social status and his best friend/personal aide, travel to the New York City borough of Queens and rent a squalid tenement in the neighborhood of Long Island City under the guise of poor foreign students.

Beginning their search for Akeem's bride, they end up being invited by some locals to a rally, raising money for the inner city. During the rally, Akeem encounters Lisa McDowell, who possesses all the qualities he is looking for, upon his insistence he and Semmi get entry-level jobs working at the local fast food restaurant called McDowell's—a McDonald's ripoff—owned by widower Cleo McDowell, Lisa's father. Akeem's attempts to win Lisa's love are complicated by Lisa's lazy and obnoxious boyfriend, Darryl Jenks, whose father owns Soul Glo. After Darryl announces their engagement—without Lisa's consent—to their families, she starts dating Akeem, who claims that he comes from a family of poor goat herders. Meanwhile, although Akeem thrives on hard work and learning how commoners live, Semmi is not comfortable with living in such meager conditions. After a dinner date with Lisa is thwarted when Semmi furnishes their apartment with a jacuzzi and other luxuries, Akeem confiscates his money and donates it to two homeless men.

Semmi wires a telegraph to King Jaffe for more money, prompting the Joffers to travel to Queens and expose his identity as a prince. Cleo disapproving of Akeem as he did not want to see his daughter with a poor man, becomes ecstatic when he discovers that Akeem is an wealthy prince after being introduced to the Joffers; when Akeem discovers that his parents have arrived in the United States, he and Lisa take shelter at the McDowell residence where Cleo welcomes them. After Cleo's bond with Akeem is ruined by Darryl's unexpected arrival, Lisa becomes angry and confused that Akeem lied to her about his identity. Akeem explains that he wanted her to love him for who, not what, he is offering to renounce his throne. Despondent, Akeem resigns himself to the arranged marriage, but as they leave, Jaffe is reprimanded by Aoleon for clinging to outdated traditions instead of thinking of his son's happiness. At the wedding procession, a still-heartbroken Akeem becomes surprised when his veiled bride-to-be is Lisa herself.

Following the ceremony, they ride in a carriage to the cheers of Zamundans. Witnessing such splendor, Lisa is both surprised and touched by the fact that Akeem would have given it up just for her. Akeem offers again to abdicate if she does not want this life. Eddie Murphy as: Prince Akeem, the prince of Zamunda Randy Watson, a soul singer with the fictional band Sexual Chocolate. Saul, the white Jewish barbershop customer Clarence, the owner of the barber shop. Arsenio Hall as: Semmi, Akeem's friend Reverend Brown Morris the barber Extremely Ugly Girl, an unattractive female clubgoer. James Earl Jones as King Jaffe Joffer, Akeem's father and King of Zamunda. John Amos as Cleo McDowell, Akeem's employer and Lisa's father. Madge Sinclair as Queen Aoleon, Akeem's mother and the Queen of Zamunda. Shari Headley as Lisa McDowell, Cleo's older daughter and Akeem's love interest. Paul Bates as Oha, a royal servant. Eriq La Salle as Darryl Jenks, Lisa's boyfriend whom she breaks up with. Frankie Faison as the landlord who manages the apartment building where Akeem and Semmi live.

Vanessa Bell as Imani Izzi, betrothed as Akeem's intended wife. Louie Anderson as Maurice, a McDowell's employee. Allison Dean as Patrice McDowell, Cleo's younger daughter and Lisa's sister. Sheila Johnson as a lady-in-waiting. Jake Steinfeld as a cab driver. Calvin Lockhart as Colonel Izzi, Imani‘s father Samuel L. Jackson as the Hold-Up Man, an armed robber at McDowell's; the cast includes: Vondie Curtis-Hall as a basketball game vendor. Don Ameche and Ralph Bellamy reprise their roles as Mortimer and Randolph Duke from Landis' Murphy-starring comedy film Trading Places. A segment of the Trading Places score can be heard during their scene; as indicated, Coming to America features Murphy and Hall in several different roles, of various colors and genders. Following the success of this film, this became a Murphy staple, as seen in four films: Vampire in Brooklyn. Coming to America reunited star Eddie Murphy with director John Landis; the two men had worked together on the comedy hit Trading Places.

Landis recalled the differences in working with Murphy on the two m

Chrysler Atlantic

The Chrysler Atlantic was a retro concept car created by Chrysler. It was first shown in 1995; the Atlantic was inspired by the Bugatti Atlantique. The idea for this car began out as a sketch on a napkin by Chrysler's president Bob Lutz in early 1993 and involved the automaker's chief designer, Tom Gale; the Atlantic has several similarities to the opulent vehicles of the 1930s such as the aforementioned Bugatti Type 57S Atlantique. Its styling is more than a little inspired by the Talbot-Lago T150 SS Coupe, constructed in 1938, such as the shape of the side windows and the curved boot; some of the retro details include a straight-8-engine, constructed from two 4-cylinder Dodge Neon engines with an S configuration 4.0 L., used in modern cars. Other retro touches to the car's look include the interior, replete with Art Deco-style gauges; the Atlantic Concept uses Chrysler's Autostick transmission. Riding on a 128-inch wheelbase, its front wheels measure 21 inches and 22 inches in the rear — large at that time.

It was one of Chrysler's most popular concept vehicles and has proven popular enough to still make the occasional public appearance. The Atlantic's popularity has allowed its overall design and image to be associated as part of both advertising and labeling of packages associated with a variety of automotive car care products and electronics. 1995 Chrysler Atlantic @ ConceptCarz undated, retrieved on April 28, 2008. Hagenbuch, Pete. "The 1995 Chrysler Atlantic Concept Car and the Bugatti Type 57 Atlantique" Allpar retrieved on April 28, 2008