Italy is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe with the third largest nominal GDP in the Eurozone and the eighth largest in the world. As an advanced economy the country has the sixth worldwide national wealth and it is ranked third for its central bank gold reserve. Italy has a high level of human development and it is sixth in the world for life expectancy; the country plays a prominent role in regional and global economic, military and diplomatic affairs, it is both a regional power and a great power. Italy is a founding and leading member of the European Union and the member of numerous international institutions, including the UN, NATO, the OECD, the OSCE, the WTO, the G7, G20, the Union for the Mediterranean, the Council of Europe, Uniting for Consensus and many more; as a reflection of its cultural wealth, Italy is home to 54 World Heritage Sites, the most in the world, is the fifth most visited country. This list shows firms in the Fortune Global 500, which ranks firms by 2018 total revenues reported before 31 March 2019.
Only the top five firms are included as a sample. This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country; the industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are noted as defunct. Automobile industry in Italy Economy of Italy List of largest Italian companies List of Italian brands List of Italian telephone companies
Dexter Myles Jackson is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft, he played college football at Appalachian State. Jackson was a member of the Carolina Panthers, Virginia Destroyers, New York Jets and High Country Grizzlies, he played high school football at Dunwoody High School in Dunwoody, Georgia. Jackson proved key in one of college football's biggest upsets, recording two touchdowns and 92 yards as well as 19 yards rushing, in the Mountaineers' 34-32 Week 1 win over the No. 5 ranked Michigan Wolverines in 2007. A photograph of Jackson in the act of running the ball past the Michigan defense was run on the cover of the September 10, 2007 edition of Sports Illustrated. At the NFL Scouting Combine, Jackson ran the manually timed 40-yard dash faster than any other receiver which bumped his value up the Buccaneers' draft board. Jackson was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft.
On July 25, he signed a four-year contract. He played seven games for the team in 2008; the Buccaneers waived Jackson on August 31, 2009. The Carolina Panthers signed Jackson to their practice squad on October 12, 2009. After his contract expired following the season, he was re-signed to a future contract on January 4, 2010. Jackson was waived by the Panthers on August 31, 2010. Jackson was signed by the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League on May 23, 2011. Jackson was signed to the New York Jets' practice squad on November 9, 2011, he was released on November 19. He was re-signed to the practice squad on November 30. Jackson was waived on August 25, 2012. On December 19, 2016, Jackson signed with the High Country Grizzlies of the National Arena League to be the marquee player and face of the team for marketing and ticket sales during their inaugural 2017 season, he agreed to a contract that included sales incentives and a relocation reimbursement for Jackson and his family. Jackson requested his ticket sales incentives in February prior to the start of the season, but Jackson would leave the team over non-payment in May and the league suspended Jackson.
In August, Jackson took the Grizzlies to arbitration with the league and the NAL ruled in Jackson's favor with the team owing Jackson US$9,500. Jackson filed another complaint with Watauga County over continued non-payment by the team as of January 2018. Carolina Panthers bio
Džanan Musa is a Bosnian professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. Standing at 6 ft 9 in and weighing 215 pounds, Musa plays the small forward position, he was selected by the Nets with the 29th pick in the 2018 NBA draft. Musa was born to Rusmir and Saudina, he began playing association football at first, before choosing to focus on basketball. Musa started playing junior basketball in the youth setup at KK Bosna XXL, he moved to Sarajevo-based KK Koš, before joining Croatian team KK Cedevita in 2014. In December 2014, he signed a deal with Croatian team Cedevita. Musa made his debut in Europe's top-tier level competition, the EuroLeague, on 15 October 2015, making him the ninth-youngest player to make their debut in the EuroLeague. Musa recorded 4 points. In June 2017, Musa attended the Adidas Eurocamp, a basketball camp based in Treviso for international NBA draft prospects, he was named the Eurocamp 2017 Most Improved Player. In the 2017–18 season, while a member of Cedevita, Musa was awarded the EuroCup Rising Star Trophy, after averaging 10.5 points and 3.2 rebounds per game, in 16 games played in Europe's 2nd-tier level EuroCup competition.
He was named the ABA League Top Prospect as well as to the All-ABA League Team for the 2017–18 season. On 12 April 2018, Musa declared for the 2018 NBA draft, where he was expected to be a first round selection. On 21 June, he was selected with the 29th overall pick by the Brooklyn Nets. On 12 July, the Nets signed Musa to a rookie scale contract. During his rookie season, Musa has had multiple assignments to the Long Island Nets of the NBA G League. Musa played at the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship with the Bosnian national Under-16 team, leading the tournament in scoring, at 23.0 points per game. He played at the 2015 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, which he led in scoring, at 23.3 points per game, in assisting, at 6.3 assists per game. He averaged 9.0 rebounds per game, during the tournament. In the tournament's finals game, against the tournament's hosts, Musa scored 33 points, to go along with his 8 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks, leading his team to an 85–83 victory, securing a gold medal for his team.
Musa was named the MVP of the tournament, he was selected to the All-Tournament Team. Musa played at the 2016 FIBA Under-17 World Cup, which he led in scoring, at 34.0 points per game. He averaged 8.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. During the tournament, Musa scored 50 points, in 27 minutes played, in a game against Chinese Taipei, the current record for the most points scored in a single game at the FIBA Under-17 World Cup tournament. Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season, he played in domestic competition, regional competition if applicable. 2017 Adidas Eurocamp Most Improved Player FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship champion: 2015 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship All-Tournament Team: 2015 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship Most Valuable Player: 2015 2× FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship: Top scorer: 2014, 2015 FIBA Under-17 World Championship All-Tournament Team: 2016 ABA League Supercup winner: 2017 3× Croatian League champion: 2016, 2017, 2018 3× Croatian Cup winner: 2016, 2017, 2018 ABA League Top Prospect: 2018 All-ABA League Team: 2018 EuroCup Basketball Rising Star: 2018 List of youngest EuroLeague players Career statistics and player information from NBA.com, or Basketball-Reference.com Džanan Musa at draftexpress.com Džanan Musa at eurobasket.com Džanan Musa at euroleague.net Džanan Musa at fiba.com Džanan Musa at fibaeurope.com
Añasco barrio-pueblo is a barrio and the administrative center of Añasco, a municipality of Puerto Rico. Its population in 2010 was 912; as was customary in Spain, in Puerto Rico, the municipality has a barrio called pueblo which contains a central plaza, the municipal buildings, a Catholic church. Fiestas patronales are held in the central plaza every year; the central plaza, or square, is a place for official and unofficial recreational events and a place where people can gather and socialize from dusk to dawn. The Laws of the Indies, Spanish law, which regulated life in Puerto Rico in the early 19th century, stated the plaza's purpose was for "the parties", that the square should be proportionally large enough for the number of neighbors; these Spanish regulations stated that the streets nearby should be comfortable portals for passersby, protecting them from the elements: sun and rain. U. S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Añasco barrio-pueblo
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra is a regional orchestra founded and headquartered in Elgin, Illinois. Its Music Director is Andrew Grams, named the 2015 Conductor of the Year by the Illinois Council of Orchestras; the Orchestra's season includes some 40 performances annually at the 1,200-seat Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin and the 440-seat Prairie Arts Center in Schaumburg. The Elgin Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1950 by Douglas Steensland at Elgin Community College. In 1971, with the appointment of Grammy Award-winning conductor Margaret Hillis as Music Director, the Orchestra’s artistic growth advanced significantly. Conductor/composer Robert Hanson was appointed the Orchestra's Associate Conductor in 1974 and Co-Music Director with Hillis in 1983. Hanson became Music Director in 1985, the Orchestra achieved an artistic and service growth described by the Chicago Tribune as “impressive.” In 1985 the Orchestra became a professional ensemble. In 1988, 1999, 2005 and 2016, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra was named Orchestra of the Year by the Illinois Council of Orchestras.
The Orchestra is the first four-time winner of the award recognizing programming excellence, artistic quality and leadership. In 2011 Hanson stepped down as Music Director. Following a two-year search, the Orchestra on June 12, 2013, announced the appointment of Andrew Grams as its next Music Director. Isabella Lippi has been the Orchestra's concertmaster since 2004. In 1996, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra moved its administrative and box offices from Elgin Community College, the Orchestra’s home for nearly 50 years, to downtown Elgin. In 1997, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra began broadcasting its Classic Series concerts on WFMT 98.7-FM, Chicago’s Fine Arts Station. Over the years the Elgin Symphony Orchestra has engaged world-renowned musicians including Benny Goodman, Yo-Yo Ma, Sir James Galway, Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, Janos Starker, Pepe Romero, Midori Goto, Rachel Barton Pine, Kathleen Battle, Jennifer Koh, Alisa Weilerstein, Nicola Benedetti, Jaime Laredo, Lynn Harrell. Notable guest conductors include Giancarlo Guerrero, Rossen Milanov, Ignat Solzhenitsyn.
The symphony began its Holiday Showcase at the Sears Centre arena in 2006 which became an annual event for three years bringing in hosts such as Jodi Benson and Phantom of the Opera star, Doug LaBrecque. It featured Cirque du Soleil aerialists and jugglers and Olympic ice skaters Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov; the Planets Gala Concert with Leonard Nimoy was one of the symphony's high-profile events. It featured the Elgin Children's Chorus and had NASA visuals of the cosmos projected over the stage of The Hemmens Cultural Center while Leonard Nimoy narrated. In 2008, the Orchestra released its first commercially recorded album on the Naxos label featuring music by Aaron Copland including the Piano Concerto with soloist Benjamin Pasternack and a suite from Copland's opera The Tender Land. In 2011, the Elgin Master Chorale held a performance in collaboration with the ESO, which it named A Concert of Remembrance, in memory of the September 11 attacks, it performed John Adams' On the Transmigration of Brahms' A German Requiem.
Information on ESO concerts and events is available at: http://www. ElginSymphony. Org Elgin Symphony Orchestra Biography of Music Director Robert Hanson
The 2014 Meath Senior Football Championship is the 122nd edition of the Meath GAA's premier club Gaelic football tournament for senior graded teams in County Meath, Ireland. The tournament consists of 18 teams, with the winner going on to represent Meath in the Leinster Senior Club Football Championship; the championship starts with a group stage and progresses to a knock out stage. Summerhill were the defending champions after they defeated Na Fianna in the previous years final, however they lost their crown when losing to Wolfe Tones at the Quarter-Final stage; this was Gaeil Colmcille's first period in the senior grade in 9 years since relegation in 2004 after claiming the 2013 Meath Intermediate Football Championship title. The draw for the group stages of the championship were made on 10 February 2014 with the games commencing on the weekend of 11 April 2014; this year saw the 8th "Navan El Classico" take place in the SFC as Simonstown Gaels defeated Navan O'Mahonys in the group stage, leaving their overall head-to-head score as 5-3 in favour of O'Mahonys.
On 21 October 2014, Navan O'Mahonys claimed their 19th Senior Championship title, when defeating Donaghmore/Ashbourne 2-11 to 2-9 in Pairc Tailteann, Navan. Niall McKeigue raised the Keegan Cup for O'Mahonys while Jake Regan claimed the'Man of the Match' award. Oldcastle were relegated to Intermediate after 5 years as a Senior club; the following teams have changed division since the 2013 championship season. The teams taking part in the 2014 Meath Senior Football Championship are: There are 3 groups called Group A,B and C; the 2 top finishers in each group and the third place finisher in Group A will qualify for the Quarter Finals. The third placed teams in Group B and C will qualify for a Preliminary Quarter Final, with the winner earning a place in last eight; the bottom finishers of each group will qualify for the Relegation Play Off. The draw for the group stages of the championship were made on 10 February 2014 with the games commencing on the weekend of 11 April 2014; the three bottom finishers from each group qualify for the relegation play off and play each other in a round robin basis.
The team with the worst record after two matches will be relegated to the 2015 Intermediate Championship. The winners and runners up of each group qualify for the quarter finals along with the third placed finisher of Group A. Preliminary Quarter-Final: Seneschalstown 0-7, 0-17 Summerhill, Ashbourne, 7/9/2014,Quarter-Finals: Donaghmore/Ashbourne 3-13, 0-8 Duleek/Bellewstown, Pairc Tailteann, 12/9/2014, Simonstown Gaels 2-9, 1-15 Na Fianna, Trim, 13/9/2014, Wolfe Tones 2-11, 0-8 Summerhill, Pairc Tailteann, 13/9/2014, Navan O'Mahonys 3-14, 2-11 Skryne, Pairc Tailteann, 14/9/2014,Semi-Finals: Na Fianna 0-12, 2-14 Donaghmore/Ashbourne, Pairc Tailteann, 4/10/2014, Wolfe Tones 0-10, 1-13 Navan O'Mahonys, Pairc Tailteann, 5/10/2014,Final: Navan O'Mahonys 2-11, 2-9 Donaghmore/Ashbourne, Pairc Tailteann, 19/10/2014, Quarter Final: Rhode 4-10, 0-13 Navan O'Mahonys, O'Connor Park, 9/11/2014