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Ministry of Magic

The Ministry of Magic is the government of the Magical community of Britain in J. K. Rowling's Wizarding World, headed by an official entitled the Minister for Magic; the magical government in Britain is first mentioned in the Philosopher's Stone. Throughout the books, it is depicted as corrupt and incompetent, with its high-ranking officials blind to ominous events and unwilling to take action against threats to wizard society. Dolores Umbridge was placed at Hogwarts to see what was going on at the school and prevent the news that Voldemort was back from spreading, it reaches a zenith of corruption before being taken over by Lord Voldemort. At the end of the final book, following Voldemort's death, Kingsley Shacklebolt takes over the ministry, changing it for the better. By the time of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Hermione Granger is the Minister for Magic; each new Muggle Prime Minister receives a visit from the Minister for Magic, who informs them of the existence of the wizarding world.

The Minister explains that they will contact the Prime Minister only in circumstances in which the events of the wizarding world may affect Muggles. For example, the Minister has to inform the Prime Minister if dangerous magical artefacts or animals are to be brought into Britain; the Ministry keeps in touch with the British Prime Minister via a wizard's portrait in the Prime Minister's office at 10 Downing Street. The portrait, which cannot be removed from the wall, notifies the Prime Minister of the Minister for Magic's arrival and, after they have been notified, the Minister for Magic appears in their office via the fireplace, hooked up to the floo network; the Ministers for Magic who appear in the Harry Potter series, such as Cornelius Fudge and Rufus Scrimgeour, tend to act in a somewhat patronising manner towards the Muggle Prime Minister. The Ministry government succeeded the earlier "Wizards' Council," the earliest-known form of government for the wizarding world of Harry Potter. According to Pottermore, it was formally established in 1707.

In the Harry Potter books, the Ministry's employees appear to be a unelected body. The post of Minister itself, however, is stated to be an elected position. Who has the power to elect or dismiss ministers is never explained. Both the Minister and the Ministry as a whole are seen throughout the Harry Potter series to be sensitive to wizard public opinion, which they attempt to influence via wizarding newspapers. In the books, employment with the Ministry can be obtained right after completion of a wizarding education, though different offices require different levels of education and sometimes specific exam results. Furthermore, the government gives the impression of either malice, it appears woefully incompetent, to the point of being unable to detect or prevent an assault on the Department of Mysteries its most guarded department. Due to lax security, a group of Hogwarts students, as well as Voldemort, a dozen Death Eaters, the Order of the Phoenix, all of whom were wanted by the government, are able to enter the department on a whim and without provoking any response whatsoever signing in as a "rescue mission" without attracting attention.

However, these events occur under Cornelius Fudge's reign, a Minister, renowned in the books as incompetent. Fudge's resignation in the next book is a direct result of these events. In the books and films, the wizarding courts have displayed at times, a marked lack of interest in evidence for or against a suspect relying on personal prejudice to decide the outcome as as possible. Not all of the accused are given trials, as in the case of Sirius Black. In Order of the Phoenix, the Ministry is shown to be quite prepared to decree and enforce draconian laws without notice. At times, the Ministry can seem uninterested in solving serious problems, choosing instead to ignore or cover up bad news. In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Fudge takes a long time to respond to the attacks on Hogwarts. In the fourth and fifth instalments, Fudge refuses to believe that Lord Voldemort has returned, despite mounting evidence; the Ministry mounts a campaign to damage Harry Potter's credibility, an effort fuelled in part by Fudge's fear that Albus Dumbledore wants to forcibly remove him from his position.

The Ministry is forced to acknowledge the emergency and act on it. Fudge is subsequently replaced by Rufus Scrimgeour; when interviewed, Rowling stated that when Harry and Hermione work for the Ministry, they change it making it less corrupt. The Department of Magical Law Enforcement is a combination of justice facilities, it is located on the second level of the Ministry of Magic. At the beginning of the series, it is headed by Amelia Bones, replaced by Pius Thicknesse after Voldemort murders her. Thicknesse is replaced by Yaxley in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows after Voldemort has Thicknesse appointed the puppet Minister for his regime. Bartemius Crouch Sr. once headed the department, prior to the first book. By the events of Cursed Child, Harry Potter has become its head. According to Rowling, this is the department that Hermione Granger joins, after the events of the seventh book, transferring from the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures, where she began her post-Hogwarts career.

The Ministry employs aurors to apprehend Dark wizards. According to Minerva McGonagall

The Dark Won't Hide You

The Dark Won't Hide You is the debut release by Los Angeles-based rock band Night Horse. It was recorded in Mathias Schneeberger's "Blitzen" studio in Arcadia, California; the artwork was created by the members of the band. The song "Heart and Soul" was made available as a bonus track for online download through digital retailers like iTunes and The vinyl LP version of the album includes a "dropcard" enabling purchasers to download the album, including the bonus track, for free. "Don't Need Your Lovin'" - 6:24 "The Dark Won't Hide You" - 4:47 "Wicked Love" - 5:19 "Shine On Me" - 5:35 "Worried Life Blues" - 4:23 "For You" - 6:29 "Heart and Soul" - 4:03


Jordan Gilbert, better known as n0thing, is an American Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player. He played as a rifler/lurker for Cloud9, before going inactive. N0thing is one of the most experienced North American players. Before playing Global Offensive, n0thing was a professional Counter Strike 1.6 player. Jordan won his first LAN tournament at just 10 years old. Since he has grown into a major figure in the CS:GO scene. In fact, his large following has garnered him popularity that has allowed him to gain exposure outside of the CS:GO scene appearing on Joe Rogan's podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience. During Counter Strike 1.6, n0thing was best known as the star player on Evil Geniuses, who signed him in March 2008. He was nominated from the North American region as Best Newcomer in 2008, the eSports Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009. In 2011, he was named as the 11th best player of the previous year in a ranking by HLTV; this was based on his performance in 2010, which included leading his team to victory in seasons 5–7 of ESEA League's Invitational tournaments and finishing second at both Intel Extreme Masters American Championship Finals and the World Cyber Games's Pan-American Championship.

During his time playing 1.6, n0thing was one of the players who participated in DirecTV's failed Championship Gaming Series. N0thing competed for CompLexity Gaming, an outfit acquired by Cloud9 on July 30, 2014. In the summer of 2015, n0thing's team made the grand finals of three tournaments in a month. After the departure of three of his teammates, including ingame leader Sgares, after that successful Summer 2015 run, n0thing stepped in as IGL until replaced by Slemmy before DreamHack Open Austin 2016. In May 2016, n0thing had a highlight play against Luminosity Gaming in ELEAGUE Season 1's group stage final, where he snuck through a deployed smoke grenade, killed Luminosity's sniper with his pistol, picked up the dropped rifle to eliminate half of the enemy team. Although they lost the group stage finals 2-1, they advanced to the playoffs when Luminosity was subsequently disqualified. In October 2016, n0thing's Cloud9 team became the first North American team since 2006 to win a major tournament, after they won ESL Pro League Season 4 and US$200,000 over SK Gaming.

Despite n0thing having played Counter-Strike professionally for his entire adult life, it was his first time winning a major international CS:GO tournament. In November 2016, n0thing's performance against OpTic Gaming at Dreamhack Winter 2016 led Cloud9 to 2-0 their North American counterparts and start their run in the loser's bracket. In December 2016, n0thing's performance in the Americas Minor against Team SoloMid helped Cloud9 make the major qualifier for the ELEAGUE Major 2017. Outside of competitive play, n0thing created a dance move based around the flashbang grenade animations in the game. In 2014, he was a notable victim of a Swatting hoax while he was live streaming, an incident, covered in an episode of French television show L'Effet Papillon on Canal+. N0thing makes videos instructing viewers on how to improve at playing Counter-Strike; as of 2016, n0thing was one of the three player representatives in the Professional eSports Association. ESL One Cologne 2017 - 2nd Esports Championship Series Season 3 - 3rd-4th PGL Regional Minor Championship Americas / PGL Major Kraków 2017 — 1st ESL Pro League Season 4 — 1st ELEAGUE Season 1 - 5th-8th Esports Championship Series Season 1 - 5th-6th iBUYPOWER Cup 2015 — 1st ESL Pro League Season 1 — 2nd ESL ESEA NA Pro League Season 1 —1st ESL One Cologne 2014 - 5th-8th Valve player profile Twitch channel

Men of War: Vietnam

Men of War: Vietnam is a real-time tactics and strategy developed and published by 1C Company. Men of War: Vietnam is the fourth game in the Men of War series; the game was released on September 2011, for Microsoft Windows. The game is set during the Vietnam War. Two new, story-driven campaigns are added along with new features like the Vietnamese jungle and Cold War weaponry of early 1968; the US campaign focuses on a team of elite special forces soldiers, each one of them has a personality. The unit includes Sergeant John Merrill, machinegunner Jim Walsh, sniper Sonny Armstrong, grenade launcher operator Carl Dillan and combat engineer Bill Kirby. In some missions they can count only on themselves, while in the others they act together with regular US and South Vietnamese troops; the North Vietnamese campaign tells the story of two Soviet military consultants, Fedor Kazakov and Mikhail ‘Misha’ Morozov, two soldiers of the North Vietnamese Army, Pham Tinh Minh and Le Van Cuong, who are the only survivors of an ambush prepared by the US troops.

The task of getting back to the North Vietnam territory is a difficult one – they have no means of radio communication, no wheeled vehicles, it’s too far to make it there on foot. On their way these survivors get involved in a chain of bloody engagements and find themselves in the center of the well-known Tet Offensive. Missions range from special operations to full-scale battles. Men of War: Vietnam was announced on 8 June, 2010. Men of War: Vietnam received mixed reviews from professional critics upon release. Aggregate review websites GameRankings and Metacritic assigned scores of 66% and 68/100 respectively. Official website Men of War - Wiki

1992 Tour de France, Stage 11 to Stage 21

The 1992 Tour de France was the 79th edition of Tour de France, one of cycling's Grand Tours. The Tour began in San Sebastián in Spain with a prologue individual time trial on 4 July and Stage 11 occurred on 15 July with a hilly stage from Strasbourg; the race finished on the Champs-Élysées in Paris on 26 July. 15 July 1992 — Strasbourg to Mulhouse, 249.5 km 16 July 1992 — Dole to Saint Gervais-les-Bains, 267.5 km 18 July 1992 — Saint Gervais-les-Bains to Sestriere, 254.5 km 19 July 1992 — Sestriere to Alpe d'Huez, 186.5 km 20 July 1992 — Le Bourg-d'Oisans to Saint-Étienne, 198 km 21 July 1992 — Saint-Étienne to La Bourboule, 212 km 22 July 1992 — La Bourboule to Montluçon, 189 km 23 July 1992 — Montluçon to Tours, 212 km 24 July 1992 — Tours to Blois, 64 km 25 July 1992 — Blois to Nanterre, 222 km 26 July 1992 — La Défense to Paris Champs-Élysées, 141 km

Geoff Dolan

Geoffrey Patrick Dolan is a New Zealand actor and corporate entertainer, best known in recent times as recurring character, Derrick/Thor in The Almighty Johnsons. He resides in Auckland. Geoffrey hails from New Zealand's rugby powerhouse Wainuiomata, home of Tana Umaga, Piri Weepu, Neemia Tialata, Rodney Soliaolo. Geoffrey thought of being a rugby player, but realized he wasn't in the league of an All Black, so he turned to his first true love, acting. Geoff is a popular corporate entertainer and performer, his voice can be heard on many commercials on New Zealand television. Chunuk Bair.... Machine Gunner Typhon's People.... Maitre D Lawless.... Detective Sergeant Dave Bruford Lawless: Dead Evidence.... Detective Sergeant Dave Bruford Lawless: Beyond Justice.... Detective Sergeant Dave Bruford No One Can Hear You.... Deputy Phil Grace Cheesey Goodness........ Billy the Kid In My Father's Den.... O'Neill Spooked.... Simmonds Hugh and Heke.... Hugh Sione's Wedding... Drunk singing in Jail Gloss as Neil Palmer Shark In the Park as Wayne Hassett Riding High as Paul Frazer Hercules: The Legendary Journeys as Orent / Henchman / Fashion Police Officer Xena: Warrior Princess as Odd-job Man #1 Jack of All Trades as Lucianni Mercy Peak What She Least Expected - Ross Duval Mataku The Fishing Trip....

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