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Nia Long

Nia Talita Long is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Third Watch and Empire, the films Boyz n the Hood, Love Jones, Soul Food, In Too Deep, The Best Man, Big Momma's House and Are We There Yet?. Long was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Talita Long, a teacher and printmaker, Doughtry Long, a high school teacher and poet, her family is of Trinidadian, Grenadian and Bajan descent. She has the actress and comedian known as Sommore. Long was two years old, she accompanied her mother when she moved to Iowa, to study fine arts. Her mother moved to South Los Angeles, she and her fiancé called off the wedding. Long's father resided in New Jersey. Long attended the Roman Catholic school St. Mary's Academy in California, she was bused from South Los Angeles to Paseo Del Rey Elementary School in Playa Del Rey from 3rd grade through 6th grade. In addition to her academic classes, she studied ballet, jazz, gymnastics and acting, she graduated from Westchester High School in Los Angeles in 1989.

Long's acting coach was Betty Bridges, better known as the mother of Diff'rent Strokes star Todd Bridges. Her earliest role was in the Disney television movie, The B. R. A. T. Patrol alongside Sean Astin, Tim Thomerson and Brian Keith, her first notable role on television was a three-year contract role as Kathryn "Kat" Speakes on the soap opera Guiding Light. Long portrayed Kat from 1991 to 1994. Long played Brandi in Boyz n the Hood; the film excited Long, doing her "first real movie role". It helped Long build her confidence as an actress. "It introduced me to the world in a way that it was okay for me to be who I am and still find success," she added. "I didn’t have to conform to anything." From 1994 – 1995, she played Will Smith's girlfriend and fiancée Beulah "Lisa" Wilkes on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Jada Pinkett Smith was supposed to play Lisa, but was too short for the role, thus leaving Nia to take the part. In 2000, Long was offered the role of Alex Munday in Charlie's Angels, but she turned it down, the role was given to Lucy Liu.

In 2003, she joined the cast of the drama Third Watch, where she played NYPD Officer Sasha Monroe, continuing until the series finale in 2005. In 2005 and 2006, Long appeared on Everwood, appeared on Boston Legal during its 2006–2007 season. Long starred in Big Shots from 2007–2008 alongside Michael Vartan and Dylan McDermott. In 2016, Long was cast in a recurring role for the TV series Empire, she acquired the role of a Las Vegas club owner. Long Made in America. Long played a leading role, or a member of the primary ensemble, in several films, including Soul Food, Love Jones, Boiler Room, Big Momma's House, Are We There Yet?, The Best Man. Ice Cube has starred with her in four films. Long starred alongside Michael Beach in the TV series Third Watch. Long appears in the video for Kanye West's "Touch the Sky", she directed Yolanda Adams's music video for "This Too Shall Pass". She won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series in 2004 for her performance on Third Watch. Long co-directed and appeared in Ashanti's music video, "Baby".

She made a guest appearance on the sitcom Living Single during its first season. She appeared in the 2013 film The Best Man Holiday. Unlike the original film, her character is in an interracial relationship with a white man. Long was revealed to be pursuing an interracial relationship in the film and explained: "We're living in a modern world where it happens and it's OK and it's no disrespect to any black man. I love black men, but the reality is the sistahs are marrying white men and the brothas are marrying white women and that's the world that we live in and it's not to be judged, if it works for you embrace it". Director Malcolm D. Lee supported the interracial relationship being portrayed in the film. "African-American women who are successful can't always find black male counterparts on that level so it's a little bit of a reflection of reality that black women are starting to date outside their race — and why not?" Long started dating Ime Udoka in 2010 and they have a son born in 2011.

The couple became engaged in May 2015. She has another son, born in 2000, from a previous relationship with Massai Dorsey; the actress contributes her time to the Sterling Children's Home in Barbados, as a motivational speaker. Http://tvline.com/2016/08/16/nia-long-beaches-remake-lifetime-hillary/ Nia Long on IMDb

Camp Peary

Camp Peary is an 9,000 acre U. S. military reservation in York County near Williamsburg, Virginia. Referred to as an Armed Forces Experimental Training Activity under the authority of the Department of Defense, Camp Peary hosts a covert CIA training facility known as "The Farm", used to train officers of the CIA's Directorate of Operations, as well as those of the DIA's Defense Clandestine Service, among other intelligence entities. Camp Peary has a sister facility, "The Point", located in North Carolina. Camp Peary is named for Arctic explorer Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary. Porto Bello, the historic hunting lodge of Lord Dunmore, last royal governor of Virginia, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is located on the grounds of Camp Peary. Comprising 9,275 acres of land, of which about 8,000 acres are unimproved or only improved; the 100 acres Biglers Millpond occupies the site adjacent to the York River. It has been closed to the public since 1951, remains restricted to this day.

The majority of Camp Peary falls within York County, though a small portion of the reservation near Skimino Creek at the western edge is located in James City County. During World War II, beginning in 1942, the United States Navy took over a large area on the north side of the Virginia Peninsula in York County, Virginia which became known as Camp Peary for use as a Seabee training base; the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway extended a spur track from its Richmond-Newport News main line tracks to the site from nearby Williamsburg, established Magruder Station near the former unincorporated town of Magruder. As part of the process of converting the property to a military reservation, all residents of the entire towns of Magruder and Bigler's Mill had to vacate; the town of Magruder was a traditionally African-American community, established for freedmen after the American Civil War. It had been named for Confederate General John B. Magruder. A Civil War field hospital had occupied the site of Bigler's Mill near the York River.

Although the graves in the church cemetery were not moved, many of the residents and the local Mount Gilead Baptist Church were relocated to the Grove community, located on U. S. Route 60 in adjacent James City County a few miles away, where a number of displaced residents from an area near Lackey known as "the Reservation" had earlier relocated under similar circumstances during World War I when what is now the Naval Weapons Station Yorktown was created. At the outset of the War, the preliminary training of the Seabees had been carried out at Naval Training Stations across the country; that lasted a short period. Camp Allen was replaced by Camp Bradford; the initial Seabee recruits of WWII were men who built Boulder Dam, America's highways and New York City skyscrapers. At Naval Construction Training Center Peary, Seabees were taught basic military order, weaponry and construction trades; the Camp opened in November 3rd of 1942 with the 36th CB the first to train there while the first organized there was the 61st CB.

Another 100,000 men would go through the camp before training there ceased in June of 1944. During that period the Seabees established over 60 trade schools on the base. In June of 1943 the dynamite and demolition school opened; some of its first graduates included the first six classes of Seabee volunteers for the Naval Combat Demolition Units. After June 1944 Seabee boot camp was moved to Quonset Point, Rhode Island. Base commander Capt. J. G. Ware had the idea to raise hogs on base so the recruits called the place Capt. Wares hog farm; the hog yard was in the center of the camp, but the enlisted complained that the pigs were on high ground while they were in the mud. This got the hogs moved to a more obscure location, but still within the limits of the government reservation. A bulldozer numbered "B-16" was used for clearing the feed troughs and transporting slop from the galley to the hog yard. According to an article in the St. Peterburg Times, one morning alone it moved 1,400 pounds of slop.

It is from this history. Camp Peary's mission changed when a new need presented itself to the U. S. Navy. A portion of the land became a detention center for German Kriegsmarine prisoners-of-war. Many of them were crewmen from captured German U-boats and from ships the Germans thought lost at sea with crews presumed dead, it was important to keep the German authorities unaware of their capture, since knowledge that they had survived would mean that secret code books and Enigma machines thought lost at sea could have been compromised. Learning that these men were being held as POWs, would certainly have caused the Germans to change the secret codes, broken by Allied codebreakers, extra secrecy was necessary. There is information about life at the Camp and the German PoWs in the Herman Recht papers held by the College of William and Mary, a set of letters written by a clerk at the Camp. Many of the former POWs stayed in Virginia and the United States after the war, became naturalized as U. S. citizens.

Vacated by the Navy in 1946, Camp Peary became a Virginia state forestry and game reserve for five years. A reservoir, built on the upper reaches of Queen's Creek to supply the substantial fresh water needs of Camp Peary when it was a Seabee base was divested to the City of Williamsburg; the Waller Mill Reservoir formed the basis for the city's Waller Mill Park, although the park is located north of the city limits in York County. A portion of the abandoned Chesapeake and O

Kannad Gothilla

Kannad Gothilla is a 2019 Indian Kannada language thriller film written and directed by Mayuraa Raghavendra making his debut. It is produced by Kumar Kanteerva under his banner Shri Ramarathna Productions; the film stars Hariprriya in the lead role with Sudharani in the other pivotal role. The music for the film is scored by Nakul Abhyankar; the cinematography and editing is done by Giridhar Divan. Hariprriya as Shruthi Chakravarthy Sudharani Mayur Raghavendra Dharmanna Tuhinanshu Chaturvedi The film was produced by Kumar Kanteerava; the film was announced on 6 September 2018. The film started to roll on the same day; the film wrapped up on 19 December 2018. The film announced that they are hunting for new singers to sing the title track of the film; the team left the track of the title track on PRK Audio Channel.. The soundtrack for the film is done by Nakul Abhyankar; the Audio Rights of the film has been sold to PRK Audio. The first look was released on Kannada Rajyosthsava That is on 1 November 2018.

The team left the track of the title track on PRK Audio Channel on 31 March 2019. The film's teaser was released on 6th August 2019; the film's first song "Kaliyo Nee Kannada" was released on 2 September 2019 on account of Ganesh Chaturthi. The film was first schedule to release oN 15 November 2019, but it was postponed to 22 November 2019. Kannad Gothilla on IMDb

Naudedrillia praetermissa

Naudedrillia praetermissa is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pseudomelatomidae, the turrids and allies. The length of the shell varies between 20 mm; this marine species occurs off Mossel Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Turton W. H.. Marine Shells of Port Alfred, S. Africa. Humphrey Milford, xvi + 331 pp. 70 pls. Page: 20, pl. 4 species 159 Steyn, D. G. & Lussi, M. Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector’s Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, South Africa, ii + 264 pp. page: 152 Smith, E. A. "On a collection of marine shells from Port Alfred, Cape Colony." Journal of Malacology 11.2: 21-44 This article incorporates text from this source, in the public domain. Tucker, J. K.. "Catalog of recent and fossil turrids". Zootaxa. 682: 1–1295. Gastropods.com: Naudedrillia praetermissa

Sir Edward Seymour, 5th Baronet

Sir Edward Seymour, of Berry Pomeroy, 5th Baronet of Bradley House, Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire was an English landowner and Tory politician. Seymour was baptized on 18 December 1663, the eldest son of the Royalist and Tory politician Sir Edward Seymour, 4th Baronet and his first wife, Margaret Wale, he matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford in 1679. He married his cousin Laetitia Popham, the daughter of Sir Francis Popham, of Littlecote and his wife Eleanor Rogers, on 11 August 1685, she was the niece of his stepmother named Letitia Popham, who died in 1714. At the 1690 English general election, Seymour was returned as Member of Parliament for West Looe, he stood down at the 1695 English general election. Seymour succeeded his father on 17 February 1708 to the baronetcy and the huge original Bradley House in Wiltshire. At the 1708 British general election, he stood on his own interest as Tory MP for Totnes, he voted against the impeachment of Dr Sacheverell. At the 1710 British general election, he was returned as MP for Great Bedwyn with Lord Bruce.

He was listed as a ‘worthy patriot’ who I helped to detect the mismanagements of the previous administration, but developed reservations about the Tory administration of Harley. He was returned again at the 1713 British general election, but did not stand in 1715. Seymour completed Bradley House in 1710, which enabled the family to leave their crumbling seat at Berry Pomeroy Castle in Devon, he acquired and rebuilt Rumwell Hall at Bishop's Hull, Somerset in 1733. Seymour died on 29 December 1740. By his wife he had twelve children: Edward Seymour, 8th Duke of Somerset Francis Seymour, of Sherborne, Dorset Alexander Seymour, unmarried William Seymour, of East Knoyle, Wiltshire, m. firstly 17 April 1737 Elizabeth Hippye, daughter of John Hippye, of Frome and wife, m. secondly 2 August 1745 Mary Hyde, daughter of Samuel Hyde, of Bromley and wife, without any issue from both marriages Laetitia Seymour, married John Gapper and had issue Margaret Seymour, married Richard Jones, of Ramsbury Elizabeth Seymour, married Henry Hungerford, of Field Anne Seymour, married William Scroggs, of Chute Lodge Eleanor Seymour, unmarried Mary Seymour, married Rev. Hammond Jane Seymour, married William Colman, of Garnhay Katherine Seymour, married John Philip Fuhr, of BristolHis estate passed to his eldest son, who reunited the two branches of the Seymour family when he inherited the dukedom of Somerset in 1750.

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Climate of Romania

The climate is temperate continental climate in transition with oceanic climate, influenced by Scandinavian-Baltic weather, mediterranean climate and Black Sea weather. Thus, in the south mediterranean climate is felt, characterized by mild winters and stronger rainfalls. In the south-east, the Black Sea climate occurs with rare heavy strong rains. In eastern regions, its continental character is less pronounced. In the north of the country, the effect of the Scandinavian-Baltic is felt, effecting a wetter and colder climate with cold winters. In the west of the country is manifested a more pronounced influence of low pressure systems generated over the Atlantic, causing moderate temperatures and stronger precipitation. Climate nuances are demonstrated on the steps of the altitude, the mountain ranges of the Carpathian arc being a cool mountain climate with high humidity throughout the year; the average annual temperature is 8 °C in northeast. In Bucharest, the temperature ranges from average low −5 °C in January to average high 29 °C in July and August, with average temperatures of −3 °C in January and 23 °C in July and August.

Rainfall, although adequate throughout the country, decreases from west to east and from mountains to plains. Some mountainous areas receive more than 1,010 mm of precipitation each year. Annual precipitation averages about 635 mm in central Transylvania, 521 mm at Iaşi in Moldavia, only 381 mm at Constanţa on the Black Sea. Owing to its distance from the open sea, Romania has a continental climate. Summers are very warm to hot, with average maxima in Bucharest being around 29 °C, with temperatures over 35 °C not unknown in the lower-lying areas of the country. Minima in Bucharest and other lower-lying areas are around 18 °C, but at higher altitudes both maxima and minima decline considerably. Winters are quite cold, with average highs in lower-lying areas being no more than 3 °C and below −15 °C in the highest mountains. Precipitation is modest, averaging over 750 mm only on the highest western mountains - much of it falling as snow which allows for an extensive skiing industry. In the delta of the Danube, rainfall is low, averaging only around 370 mm per year, whilst in the more westerly lowland like Bucharest it is around 530 mm.

The absolute minimum temperature was −38.5 °C, registered near Brașov in 1942. The absolute maximum temperature was 44.5 °C, recorded at Ion Sion, Brăila County in 1951. Climate