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Pope Eutychian

Pope Eutychian called Eutychianus, was the Bishop of Rome from 4 January 275 to his death in 283. His original epitaph was discovered in the catacomb of Callixtus, but nothing more is known of him; the date of his reign is uncertain. Liber Pontificalis gives a reign of 8 years and 11 months, from 275 to 283. Eusebius, on the other hand says. Eutychian is said to have allowed the blessing of grapes and beans on the altar and to have buried 324 martyrs with his own hands; some historians doubt these traditions, since there was no persecution of Christians after the death of Aurelian in 275 and blessing the produce of the fields is believed to belong to a period. His feast is kept on 8 December. List of Catholic saints List of popes Sanctus Eutychianus at Documenta Catholica Omnia

Retribution Tour

After acquittal from impeachment trial Donald J. Trump asserted plan to assert iron grip on the United states government and began a tour around the country known as the "Retribution tour" The Retribution Tour was a 2005 concert tour by British heavy metal band, Judas Priest, in support of the album, Angel of Retribution, it ran from 23 February 2005 until 3 December 2005. The 18 & 19 May shows from Tokyo were filmed, in which the footage from the second show was used for the live DVD, Rising in the East, released on 15 November 2005. From 23 February 2005 "The Hellion" "Electric Eye" "Riding on the Wind" "The Ripper" "A Touch of Evil" "Judas Rising" "Revolution" "Hot Rockin'" "Breaking the Law" "I'm a Rocker" "Diamonds & Rust" "Deal With the Devil" "Hellrider" "Beyond the Realms of Death" "Exciter" "Victim of Changes" "The Green Manalishi "Painkiller" "Hell Bent for Leather" "Living After Midnight" "You've Got Another Thing Comin'"From 2 March 2005 "The Hellion" "Electric Eye" "Metal Gods" "Riding on the Wind" "The Ripper" "A Touch of Evil" "Judas Rising" "Revolution" "Hot Rockin'" "Breaking the Law" "I'm a Rocker" "Diamonds & Rust" "Deal With the Devil" "Beyond the Realms of Death" "Turbo Lover" "Exciter" "Victim of Changes" "The Green Manalishi "Painkiller" "Hell Bent for Leather" "Living After Midnight" "You've Got Another Thing Comin'"From 19 May 2005 "The Hellion" "Electric Eye" "Metal Gods" "Riding on the Wind" "The Ripper" "A Touch of Evil" "Judas Rising" "Revolution" "Hot Rockin'" "I'm a Rocker" "Diamonds & Rust" "Worth Fighting For" "Deal With the Devil" "Beyond the Realms of Death" "Turbo Lover" "Hellrider" "Victim of Changes" "Exciter" "Painkiller" "Hell Bent for Leather" "Living After Midnight" "You've Got Another Thing Comin'"From 5 October 2005 "The Hellion" "Electric Eye" "Solar Angels" "Riding on the Wind" "A Touch of Evil" "Judas Rising" "Revolution" "I'm a Rocker" "Breaking the Law" "Diamonds & Rust" "Worth Fighting For" "Beyond the Realms of Death" "Turbo Lover" "Hellrider" "Victim of Changes" "Painkiller" "Desert Plains" "Living After Midnight" "You've Got Another Thing Comin'" The band would tour with In Flames for the first European leg, with Scorpions for the UK leg, second European leg and Japanese leg, with Queensrÿche for the first North American leg, with Whitesnake for the Latin American leg and with Anthrax for most of the second North American leg.

Hatebreed was added to the lineup for the 5 October date only Cancelled dates The attendance data reveals the first batch of box office scores from select venues from 1 October to 21 October 2005. The second batch reveals the select scores from 25 June to 12 November 2005

Power of Love (Hour Glass album)

Power of Love is the second studio album by Hour Glass, issued in March 1968 on Liberty Records, the final by the group with the namesakes of The Allman Brothers Band. After the failure of their first album, Liberty Records allowed a greater independence for the group, shut out of the decision making for their first album by the label and producer Dallas Smith. However, with the label's decision to retain Smith as producer, the group Duane Allman, once again felt constricted by their label's expectations for the album. With Smith behind the boards, Gregg Allman was still the focus; the younger Allman, who had seen only one of his compositions on the previous album, contributed seven of the twelve tracks. The remainder were two from Marlon Greene and Eddie Hinton and one each from the teams of Spooner Oldham and Dan Penn, John Berry and Don Covay, John Lennon and Paul McCartney; the group performed all of the instrumentation, with Duane Allman adding electric sitar to their cover of The Beatles' "Norwegian Wood", a staple of their live act.

Neil Young of Buffalo Springfield wrote the liner notes, describing his experience sitting in on the session for the album track "To Things Before", watching Gregg Allman leading the group through the number. After the failure of the album to enter the chart, the Hour Glass traveled to Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, in an attempt to further refine their sound. However, Dallas Smith and Liberty Records were displeased with the group-produced blues-fueled rock tracks that the group returned to Los Angeles with, as they were light years away from the pop music Smith envisioned them performing. Additionally, seeing himself cut out of the group's picture was not ideal for Smith if his relations with the group had been strained. Hour Glass disbanded shortly thereafter, with Gregg Allman returning to California to satisfy the terms of the group's contract with Liberty. Paired with a studio band, Allman recorded an album's worth of material, though it took nearly a quarter of a century for it to surface.

The album is available on the Hour Glass anthology. The 1992 reissue on EMI, rife with bonus tracks from the aborted sessions for a Gregg Allman solo release, has fallen out of print; the bonus tracks are now available on the 2004 album Southbound. "Power of Love" - 2:50 "Changing of the Guard" - 2:33 "To Things Before" - 2:33 "I'm Not Afraid" - 2:41 "I Can Stand Alone" - 2:13 "Down in Texas" - 3:07 "I Still Want Your Love" - 2:20 "Home for the Summer" - 2:44 "I'm Hanging Up My Heart for You" - 3:09 "Going Nowhere" - 2:43 "Norwegian Wood" - 2:59 "Now Is the Time" - 3:59 "Down in Texas" - 2:21 "It's Not My Cross to Bear" - 3:36 "Southbound" - 3:41 "God Rest His Soul" - 4:02 "February 3rd" - 2:56 "Apollo 8" - 2:37All songs by Gregg Allman, unless noted. Tracks 1-12 constitute the original album. Tracks 13-18 from the 1969 sessions for Gregg Allman's unreleased first solo album for Liberty. Gregg Allman – organ, guitar, vocal Duane Allman – guitars, electric sitar Paul Hornsbypiano, guitar, vocal Johnny Sandlindrums, gong Pete Carrbass guitar, guitar Several unknown studio musicians on horns, backing vocals, bass guitar and percussion Bruce Ellison - Engineer she video Song of the South Duane Allman Song of the South the rise of the Allman Brothers Band

Siege of Aspis

The Siege of Aspis or Clupea was fought in 255 BC between Carthage and the Roman Republic. It was the first fighting on African land during the First Punic War. After defeating the Carthaginian navy sent to stop them from reaching Africa at the battle of Cape Ecnomus, the Romans landed close to Aspis, to the south of Carthage; the Romans moved to palisade to defend their ships. Carthage was not yet prepared to fight on land and the city fell after the garrison made a short resistance. By taking Clupea, the Romans controlled the area of land opposite to Carthage and secured their rear in order to scour the enemy before them; the Romans forced Aspis to surrender, having left in their place a proper garrison, they sent some messengers to Rome to inform them of their success and to receive instructions on the next measures to be pursued. They decamped with all their forces, marched through the country to plunder it. After defeating the Carthaginians, the Romans dispatched most of their fleet back to Rome except for a number of 15,000 infantry and 500 cavalry.

The rest of the army, under the command of Marcus Atilius Regulus, remained in North Africa. Advancing inland and plundering the territory along the way, they stopped at the city of Adys; the resulting siege of Adys gave the Carthaginians time to gather an army, only to have that army defeated at the Battle of Adys

Stanley Rous

Sir Stanley Ford Rous, CBE was the 6th President of FIFA, serving from 1961 to 1974. He served as secretary of the Football Association from 1934 to 1962 and was an international referee. Rous was born in Mutford near Lowestoft in East Suffolk and attended Sir John Leman School in Beccles, he was the eldest son of a provision master but trained as a teacher in Beccles before serving in World War I as a non-commissioned officer in the 272nd brigade of the Royal Field Artillery in France, Palestine and Lebanon. After the war Rous attended St Luke's College in Exeter and became a sports teacher at Watford Boys Grammar School. Rous played football at amateur level as a goalkeeper for clubs including Kirkley and Lowestoft Town, but was forced to retire from playing after breaking a wrist, he developed an interest in refereeing whilst watching Norwich City and qualified as a referee while studying at St Luke’s and became a football league referee in 1927. He officiated in his first international match, a 2–0 friendly win for Belgium against the Netherlands, in the Bosuilstadion, Antwerp, on 13 March in the same year.

He officiated in a total of 34 international matches. He rose to the top tier of the game when he was appointed to referee the 1934 FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, where Manchester City defeated Portsmouth by 2 goals to 1; the following day, after travelling to Belgium to control an international match, Stanley Rous retired from refereeing. Rous made a major contribution to the game by rewriting the Laws of the Game in 1938, making them simpler and easier to understand, he was the first to employ the diagonal system of control for referees as a standard practice. According to Belgian referee John Langenus, in charge of the 1930 FIFA World Cup Final, he had seen referees from his country making a similar attempt at scientific positioning on the field of play, he moved into the sphere of football administration. He served as secretary of the Football Association from 1934 to 1962. At UEFA, Sir Stanley joined the Executive Committee in 1958, becoming vice-president in March 1960, before leaving to become FIFA president the following year.

During his time as FIFA President from 1961 to 1974, Rous witnessed the crowning of England as Champions of the World in 1966. He was known for his support for the apartheid-era South African Football Association. South Africa had been admitted to FIFA in 1954, but expelled from their local federation, the Confederation of African Football, in 1958, they were suspended from FIFA in 1961 after failing to fulfill an ultimatum regarding anti-discrimination rules. In 1963, they were readmitted to FIFA after Rous travelled to the country to "investigate" football in the country, concluding that the game could disappear in the country if they were not readmitted and after the South African Football Association proposed playing an all-white team for the 1966 finals and an all-black team in 1970, it turned out to be short-lived. At FIFA's next annual congress, held in Tokyo just after the Olympic Games, a greater turnout of African and Asian representatives led to South Africa being suspended again.

They were expelled from FIFA twelve years later. Rous, continued to press for them to be readmitted, to the point that he was prepared to establish a Southern African confederation so that South Africa and Rhodesia could compete. Rous was forced to back down after CAF members made it clear that they would all withdraw from FIFA at the 1966 FIFA congress in London. A complex arrangement made during the 1966 World Cup by which referees of nations which passed to the knock-out phase were permitted to field referees was outlawed by FIFA under pressure from South American nations. Rous stood for re-election as president in 1974, but was defeated by the vigorous canvassing of João Havelange, in the context of discontent of other nations at European domination of FIFA as well as opposition by African and Asian countries due to the pro-South African stance of Rous. Upon his retirement as president, on 11 June 1974, he was nominated Honorary President of FIFA; the short-lived Rous Cup was named after him, as was the Rous Stand at Watford F.

C.'s Vicarage Road ground, until being renamed the Graham Taylor Stand in 2014. He wrote A History of the Laws of Association Football, published in 1974. Rous appears as a character in the Half Man Half Biscuit song "Albert Hammond Bootleg". Stanley Rous was married to Adrienne Gacon in 1924; the couple had no children. He was appointed CBE in 1943 and knighted in 1949, he was a lifelong friend of one of the founding members of Dr. Ivo Schricker. Rous was an active freemason attending Exonian Lodge No. 3415 in London. Rous died in Paddington, London, of leukaemia in 1986, at the age of 91. A service in his memory was held at Westminster Abbey in the September of the same year, he is buried with his wife Lady Rous in the Holy Trinity Church in the Lickey Hills, close to both Bromsgrove and Birmingham

Season creep

In phenology, season creep refers to observed changes in the timing of the seasons, such as earlier indications of spring observed in temperate areas across the Northern Hemisphere. Phenological records analyzed by climate scientists have shown significant temporal trends in the observed time of seasonal events, from the end of the 20th century and continuing into the 21st century. In Europe, season creep has been associated with the arrival of spring moving up by one week in a recent 30-year period. Other studies have put the rate of season creep measured by plant phenology in the range of 2–3 days per decade advancement in spring, 0.3–1.6 days per decade delay in autumn, over the past 30–80 years. Observable changes in nature related to season creep include birds laying their eggs earlier and buds appearing on some trees in late winter. In addition to advanced budding, flowering trees have been blooming earlier, for example the culturally-important cherry blossoms in Japan, Washington, D.

C. Northern hardwood forests have been trending toward leafing out sooner, retaining their green canopies longer; the agricultural growing season has expanded by 10–20 days over the last few decades. The effects of season creep have been noted by non-scientists as well, including gardeners who have advanced their spring planting times, experimented with plantings of less hardy warmer climate varieties of non-native plants. While summer growing seasons are expanding, winters are getting warmer and shorter, resulting in reduced winter ice cover on bodies of water, earlier ice-out, earlier melt water flows, earlier spring lake level peaks; some spring events, or "phenophases", have become unobservable. The full impact of global warming is forecast to happen in the future, but climate scientists have cited season creep as an observable effect of climate change that has occurred and continues to occur. A large systematic phenological examination of data on 542 plant species in 21 European countries from 1971–2000 showed that 78% of all leafing and fruiting records advanced while only 3% were delayed, these observations were consistent with measurements of observed warming.

Similar changes in the phenology of plants and animals are occurring across marine and terrestrial groups studied, these changes are consistent with the expected impact of global warming. While phenology consistently points to an earlier spring across temperate regions of North America, a recent comprehensive study of the subarctic showed greater variability in the timing of green-up, with some areas advancing, some having no discernible trend over a recent 44-year period. Another 40 year phenological study in China found greater warming over that period in the more northerly sites studied, with sites experiencing cooling in the south, indicating that the temperature variation with latitude is decreasing there; this study confirmed that season creep was correlated with warming, but the effect is non-linear—phenophases advanced less with greater warming, retarded more with greater cooling. Shorter winters and longer growing seasons may appear to be a benefit to society from global warming, but the effects of advanced phenophases may have serious consequences for human populations.

Modeling of snowmelt predicted that warming of 3 to 5 °C in the Western United States could cause snowmelt-driven runoff to occur as much as two months earlier, with profound effects on hydroelectricity, land use and water management. Since 1980, earlier snowmelt and associated warming has been associated with an increase in length and severity of the wildfire season there. Season creep may have adverse effects on plant species as well. Earlier flowering could occur before pollinators such as honey bees become active, which would have negative consequences for pollination and reproduction. Shorter and warmer winters may affect other environmental adaptations including cold hardening of trees, which could result in frost damage during more severe winters. Season creep was included in the 9th edition of the Collins English Dictionary published in London June 4, 2007; the term was popularized in the media after the report titled "Season Creep: How Global Warming Is Already Affecting The World Around Us" was published by the American environmental organization Clear the Air on March 21, 2006.

In the "Season Creep" report, Jonathan Banks, Policy Director for Clear the Air, introduced the term as follows: While to some, an early arrival of spring may sound good, an imbalance in the ecosystem can wreak havoc. Natural processes like flowers blooming, birds nesting, insects emerging, ice melting are triggered in large part by temperature; as temperatures increase globally, the delicately balanced system begins to fall into ecological disarray. We call this season creep. Orbital forcing The term "season creep" has been applied in other contexts as well: In professional sports, season creep refers to lengthening of the playing season the extension of the MLB season to 162 games. In college athletics, season creep refers to longer periods athletes spend training in their sport. In American politics, campaign season creep refers to the need for candidates to start fund raising activities sooner. In retailing, holiday season creep known as Christmas creep refers to the earlier appearance of Christmas-themed merchandising, extending the holiday shopping season