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Nuchal ligament

The nuchal ligament is a ligament at the back of the neck, continuous with the supraspinous ligament. The nuchal ligament extends from the external occipital protuberance on the skull and median nuchal line to the spinous process of the seventh cervical vertebra in the lower part of the neck. From the anterior border of the nuchal ligament, a fibrous lamina is given off; this is attached to the posterior tubercle of the atlas, to the spinous processes of the cervical vertebrae, forms a septum between the muscles on either side of the neck. The trapezius and splenius capitis muscle attach to the nuchal ligament, it is a tendon-like structure that has developed independently in humans and other animals well adapted for running. In some four-legged animals ungulates, the nuchal ligament serves to sustain the weight of the head. In Chiari malformation treatment and duraplasty with a harvested ligamentum nuchae showed similar outcomes to pericranial and artificial grafts. In sheep and cattle it is known as the paddywhack.

It relieves the animal of the weight of its head. Dried paddywhack is packaged and sold as a dog treat. In most other mammals, including the great apes, the nuchal ligament is absent or present only as a thin fascia; as it is required for running, not all animals have one. All dogs possess a similar ligament connecting the spinous process of their first thoracic vertebrae to the back of the axis bone, which supports the weight of the head without active muscle exertion, thus saving energy; this ligament is analogous in function to the nuchal ligament found in ungulates. This ligament allows dogs to carry their heads while running long distances, such as while following scent trails with their nose to the ground, without expending much energy; this article incorporates text in the public domain from page 290 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy Investigation of connective tissue attachments to the cervical spinal dura mater

Sports broadcasting contracts in South Korea

This article refers to sports broadcasting contracts in South Korea. For a list of rights in other countries, see Sports television broadcast contracts. Summer Olympics: KBS, MBC, SBS Winter Olympics: KBS, MBC, SBS Asian Games: KBS, MBC, SBS KBO Leagueregular season: KBS N Sports, MBC Sports+, SBS Sports, Sky Sports, SPOTV2internet and mobile broadcasting rights: KT, LGU+, SK Telecom, Naver play-off season: KBS, MBC, SBS KBL MBC Sports+ NBA SPOTV+SPOTV ON/NOW UFC: SPOTV ONE Championship: JTBC3 Fox Sports FIFA World Cup, FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA U-17 World Cup SBS+SBS Sports, KBS+KBS N Sports, MBC+MBC Sports+ FIFA Women's World Cup, FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup SBS+SBS Sports, KBS+KBS N Sports, MBC+MBC Sports+ AFC Asian Cup, AFC U-22 Asian Cup, AFC Women's Asian Cup JTBC+JTBC3 Fox Sports FIFA World Cup Asian 2rd round Qualification+AFC Asian Cup 2nd round Qualification JTBC, KBS, MBC, SBS FIFA World Cup Asian 3rd round Qualification JTBC+JTBC3 Fox Sports South Korea:National football team: KBS, MBC, SBSUEFA European Football Championship MBC+MBC Sports+ FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro European Qualification: SPOTV+SPOTV ON/NOW UEFA Nations League: SPOTV+SPOTV ON/NOW Copa America JTBC+JTBC3 Fox Sports 2019 CAF African Cup of Nations JTBC+JTBC3 Fox Sports South Korea K League 1 JTBC+JTBC3 Fox Sports KBS N Sports SPOTV K League 2 Life and Sports Channel Sky Sports SPOTV KFA Cup STN KBS+MBC+SBS International tournaments FIFA Club World Cup SBS Sports, KBS N Sports, MBC Sports+ AFC Champions League JTBC3 Fox Sports UEFA Champions League SPOTV+SPOTV ON/NOW UEFA Europa League SPOTV+SPOTV ON/NOW UEFA Super Cup SPOTV+SPOTV ON/NOW England Premier League SPOTV+SPOTV ON/NOW EFL Carabao Cup SBS Sports Spain La Liga SPOTV+SPOTV ON/NOW Copa del Rey SBS Sports Germany Bundesliga JTBC3 Fox Sports Star Sports Asia 2.

Bundesliga JTBC3 Fox Sports Italy Serie AFrance Ligue 1 SBS Sports TV5 Monde Pacifique Ryder Cup: Golf Channel Korea PGA Tour: SBS Golf LPGA Tour:SBS Golf JLPGA Tour:SBS Golf KLPGA Tour:SBS Golf European Tour: JTBC Golf Asian Tour: The Open Championship: Australian Open: JTBC3 Fox Sports French Open: JTBC3 Fox Sports Wimbledon: JTBC3 Fox Sports US Open: JTBC3 Fox Sports Davis Cup: JTBC3 Fox Sports Fed Cup: JTBC3 Fox Sports ATP 250: JTBC3 Fox Sports V-League: KBS N Sports, SBS Sports Turkish Women's Volleyball League: SPOTV WWE IB Sports NJPW FX

Bank of America Home Loans

Bank of America Home Loans is the mortgage unit of Bank of America. In 2008, Bank of America purchased the failing Countrywide Financial for $4.1 billion. In 2006, Countrywide financed 20% of all mortgages in the United States, at a value of about 3.5% of United States GDP, a proportion greater than any other single mortgage lender. Countrywide was founded in 1969 by David S. Angelo Mozilo. Loeb died in 2003; the initial public offering was less than successful, with company stock trading over the counter at less than $1 per share. In 1985 Countrywide stock was re-listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CFC. Countrywide's stock has been described as the "23,000% stock" by Fortune magazine. Between 1982 and 2003, Countrywide delivered investors a 23,000.0% return, exceeding the returns of Washington Mutual and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. On January 11, 2008, Bank of America announced that it planned to purchase Countrywide Financial for $4.1 billion in stock. On June 5, 2008, Bank of America Corporation announced it had received approval from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to purchase Countrywide Financial Corporation.

On June 25, 2008, Countrywide announced it had received the approval of 69% of its shareholders to the planned merger with Bank of America. On July 1, 2008, Bank of America Corporation completed its purchase of Countrywide Financial Corporation. In 1997, Countrywide had spun off Countrywide Mortgage Investment as an independent company called IndyMac Bank. Federal regulators seized IndyMac on July 2008, after a week-long bank run. Bank of America Home Loans is composed of: Mortgage Banking, which originates, purchases and services mortgages. During the year ended December 31, 2005, the Mortgage Banking segment generated 59% of the company's pre-tax earnings. Banking, which operates a federally chartered thrift that invests in mortgage loans and home equity lines of credit sourced through its mortgage banking operation. Capital Markets, which operates as an institutional broker-dealer that specializes in trading and underwriting mortgage-backed securities. Global Operations, which provides mortgage loan application processing and loan servicing.

The Mortgage Banking segment produces mortgage loans through a variety of channels on a national scale. Nearly all of the mortgage loans the company produces in this segment are sold into the secondary market in the form of mortgage-backed securities. In 2006, 45% of those mortgages were conventional non-conforming loans, loans too large to sell to Fannie Mae; the company performs the ongoing servicing functions related to the mortgage loans that it produces. It provides various loan closing services, such as title and appraisal; the Mortgage Banking segment consists of three distinct sectors: Loan Production, Loan servicing and Loan Closing Services. The role of Loan Production is to originate and fund new loans, to acquire already-funded loans through purchases from other lenders. Loan Production produces mortgage loans through four divisions of Countrywide Home Loans: Consumer Markets, Full Spectrum Lending, Wholesale Lending and Correspondent Lending. Consumer Markets and Full Spectrum Lending offer loans directly to consumers.

Loans produced by these two retail division are originated and sold by Countrywide. Consumer Markets offers a wide variety of products, whereas Full Spectrum Lending focuses on products appropriate for customers with less than prime-quality credit. Wholesale Lending offers loans to consumers; these loans are originated by other lenders. Correspondent Lending purchases mortgage loans from other lenders, which include mortgage bankers, commercial banks and loan associations, home builders and credit unions; these loans may be sold by Countrywide to end-investors on the secondary market, but are originated and funded by other lenders. Loan servicing services loans, i.e. collects payments from the borrower, handles escrow accounts, tax and/or insurance payments remits "advances" to the investor's trustee as specified in the Pooling and Servicing Agreement. Loan servicing retains a fraction of the payment made as a "servicing fee". Loan servicing generates income in the form of interest on monies received and held prior to paying scheduled advances to the trustee, fees charged for late payments, force-placed insurance, document requests, legal fees, payoff statements, etc.

LandSafe and its subsidiaries offer loan closing services, including real estate appraisal services, automated credit reporting products, flood determination services and residential title services for the six major counties of Southern California. The Banking segment consisted of FSB and Countrywide Warehouse Lending; the bank was known as Countrywide Bank, N. A. a nationally chartered bank, regulated jointly by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve, but it converted its charter to a federally chartered thrift, regulated by the Office of Thrift Supervision. Countrywide Bank is the 3rd largest Savings and Loan institution and is the fastest growing bank in United States history. Assets from deposits are approaching $125 billion. Countrywide Bank originates and purchases mortgage loans and home equity lines of credit for investment purposes; the majority of these loans are sourced through its mortgage banking subsidiary, Countrywide Home Loans. The Bank obtains retail deposits certificates of deposit, through the Internet, call centers and more than

Lucy's Record Shop

Lucy's Record Shop was an independent, locally-owned record store and all-ages music venue in Nashville, Tennessee. During its five and a half years of operation, Lucy's supported a growing punk and indie music scene in Nashville, received national notoriety as a prominent underground music venue. Lucy's was opened as a record store called Revolutions Per Minute in the summer of 1992 by Mary Mancini; the store specialized in punk music on independent labels. After being in business for a few months, the name was changed to Lucy's Record Shop. In the same year and April Kendall joined Mancini as partners in the business, Lucy's started hosting live all-ages music shows in the spacious back room. Lucy's became a popular hang-out for local teenagers and the focal point of the early 1990s punk scene in Nashville; some of the notable local bands that played at Lucy's include Lambchop, Fun Girls from Mt. Pilot, the Teen Idols. Lucy's closed on January 31, 1998, it was replaced by another all-ages music venue called Indienet Record Shop which featured punk and Christian music.

A documentary called Lucy Barks! was created by Stacy Goldate from footage of shows at Lucy's shot between 1994 and 1996 and is available on archive.org. A low-budget independent movie called Half-Cocked prominently features the venue

Tarrant Abbey

Tarrant Abbey was a Cistercian nunnery in Tarrant Crawford, England. The abbey was founded as an independent monastery in 1186 by Ralph de Kahaines and has been identified as a possible site of "Camestrum", referred to by Gervase of Canterbury; the abbey was re-founded in either 1228 or 1233 as a Cistercian nunnery supposedly the richest in England. Two famous people are associated with the abbey; the first is Queen Joan, the wife of Alexander II of Scotland and daughter of King John of England, buried in the graveyard. The second is Bishop Richard Poore, builder of Salisbury Cathedral, baptised in the abbey church and buried in it, as its second founder; the church of St Mary the Virgin, the parish church of Tarrant Crawford, is all that remains of Tarrant Abbey. It was built in the 12th century, it has now been designated as a Grade I listed building and is now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. The site of the abbey is a Scheduled monument containing buried remains. Claricia, elected about 1228 Emelina Maud, occurs 1240 Isolda, occurs 1280 Elena, elected 1298 Anne, occurs 1351 Clemence de Cernyngton, occurs 1377 Joan, occurs 1402 Avice, occurs 1404 Edith Coker, died in 1535 Margaret Lynde Margaret Russell, elected 1535, surrendered to Henry VIII in March 1539

George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation

George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation is a 1986 television film, was the sequel to the 1984 miniseries George Washington. The film chronicles the life of the first President of the United States. George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation is based on the biography by James Thomas Flexner, it aired on September 21-22, 1986. The two-part sequel received low television ratings, among the worst ratings received by a miniseries to that time. Barry Bostwick as George Washington – Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, first President of the United States Patty Duke Astin as Martha Washington – Wife of George Washington Jeffrey Jones as Thomas Jefferson Richard Bekins as Alexander Hamilton Penny Fuller as Eliza Powel Marcia Cross as Anne Bingham Guy Paul as James Madison Norman Snow as Edmund Randolph Lise Hilboldt as Maria Reynolds Haviland Morris as Henrietta Liston Daniel Davis as Patrick Henry Richard Fancy as William Duer Farnham Scott as Henry Knox Nicholas Kepros as John Jay We Fight to Be Free Washington George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation on IMDb