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Rabbit (Winnie-the-Pooh)

Rabbit is a character in the fictional world of the book series and cartoons Winnie-the-Pooh. He is a friend of Winnie-the-Pooh, regards himself as practical and tends to take the lead, though not always with the results that he intends; the first appearance of Rabbit is in chapter II in the Winnie-the-Pooh book by A. A. Milne, he appears in chapters VII, VIII, IX and X of that book, as well as in chapters III, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X in The House at Pooh Corner. While most of the cast in the books are based on stuffed animals owned by Christopher Robin Milne, Ernest H. Shepard's illustrations of Rabbit look more like a living animal. Rabbit resembles an ordinary rabbit, except that he walks on two legs and uses his front paws as hands; the top of his head reaches about to Pooh's nose. Rabbit lives in a house in the north-central part of the Hundred Acre Wood, between the sandy pit where Roo plays and the area where the animals he calls his "Friends-and-Relations" live. Rabbit likes to take charge and come up with elaborate plans, such as the one to scare Kanga by hiding Roo, the one to "unbounce" Tigger.

He is an organizer, as in the case of the Search for Small. As detailed as his plans are, they miss certain key points and go wrong. Rabbit tends to include Pooh and Piglet in his plans, he goes to Owl when there is "thinking to be done", he likes to be put in charge of things and is sometimes bossy, he sees his relationship to Christopher Robin as being the one that Christopher depends on. While loyal to the friends he knows, Rabbit shows a certain reluctance to welcome newcomers, as evidenced by his initial negative reaction to the arrival of Kanga and Roo in the first book, to Tigger in the second book. Nonetheless, he warms up to all of them in time. While the literacy of Pooh and Eeyore becomes a plot point in The House at Pooh Corner, Rabbit's ease with reading and writing is taken for granted. Rabbit has good relationships with the minor animals in the forest, known as "Rabbit's Friends-and-Relations". Several are mentioned by name, including beetles called Small, Alexander Beetle and Henry Rush, three unspecified creatures called Smallest-of-All and Early.

According to the illustrations of the book, his Friends-and-Relations include other rabbits, a squirrel, a hedgehog and insects. At one point, Rabbit estimates that he would need "seventeen pockets" if he were going to carry all his family about with him. Whether that number refers just to his relatives or to the friends-and-relations as a group is unknown, if it had any basis at all. In Return to the Hundred Acre Wood, a sequel not written by A. A. Milne but by David Benedictus, Rabbit tries to organize things further, he tries to have a census in the forest, but it does not work out well. Rabbit attempts to teach a Household Management class and is the one who discovers Lottie the otter, his grandfather, Grandad Buck, appears in the book. Rabbit appears in most Disney Winnie the Pooh cartoons. An added element is his keeping of a garden, of which he is protective, becoming angered when any creature seeks to damage it. Although he is not described as having a garden in either of the A. A. Milne books, he has one in David Benedictus's Return to the Hundred Acre Wood.

The Disney adaptations develop his personality further, expanding the original organized character into a control freak with a short temper, although his care for his friends remains. The film character's willingness to do things by the book appeared in Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin, in which he follows written instructions for fear of being unable to think well for himself, although he produces a competent plan. Despite occasional malevolent behavior, he always learns from his wrongdoing. In the Disney adaptations and Tigger are foils for each other. In the original featurettes, Rabbit outright dislikes Tigger. By The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, they have become close friends, though dysfunctional ones, who work together. Tigger's antics continue to annoy Rabbit and make trouble for him, while Rabbit's harsh attitude and attempts to teach Tigger a lesson still come off as unkind. Tigger is the first one to help Rabbit when he needs it and Rabbit cannot deny their closeness.

His character is consistent in most of the Disney adaptations, although in Welcome to Pooh Corner, he is a talented magician and in The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, he is pale green instead of yellow. At one point in the latter series, Rabbit adopts a bluebird named Kessie; as of 2004, Rabbit now appears at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, FL and Disneyland in Anaheim, CA for meet and greets. Junius Matthews was the voice of Rabbit in the first three Disney films. After his death, Ray Erlenborn voiced him in Winnie the Pooh Discovers the Seasons. Will Ryan took over the role for Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore and performed both Rabbit and Tigger in Welcome to Pooh Corner. Ken Sansom replaced Ryan beginning with The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and is to date Rabbit's longest-running portrayer, having continued the voice up to and including My Friends Tigger and Pooh. Tom Kenny most provided the voice for the 2011 film, Winnie the Pooh. Peter Capaldi voiced Rabbit in Christopher Robin, the live-action extension of the Winnie the Pooh franchise

Khaled K. El-Hamedi

Khaled El-Khweldi El-Hamedi is a Libyan humanitarian peace activist and the founder of the Tripoli-based International Organisation for Peace and Relief. He has a degree in Computer Engineering. • El-Hamedi was born on 31 December 1973 in Libya. He grew up in the city and received his Bachelor of Engineering Science with a major in Computing in 1996 from the Faculty of Engineering at Tripoli's AlFatah University. In 2001 he obtained a master's degree in Business Administration in Telecommunications from the International University in Geneva, having passed with high distinction. • El-Hamedi has established the National Consulting and Inspection Bureau in the year 1997, developed the National Bureau to become a holding company As President of IOPCR, a Non-Governmental Organization with special consultative status on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, El-Hamedi stimulated the activities of the organization in many humanitarian fields around the globe. In March 2002, he went to Kuwait to help handle the issue of Kuwaiti prisoners of war and those reported missing in action during the Iraq War, as well as heading the'No to war, Yes to peace' Campaign to deliver aid to the children of Iraq.

He raised a tent at the Rafah Border Crossing on the Egyptian – Palestine border under the slogan'Stop The Bleeding' as a protest over Israel's January 2009 invasion of the Gaza Strip. IOPCR has engaged in various forms of aid work in Algeria, Pakistan, Sudan, Bosnia as well as made local contributions to different care centers throughout Libya such as orphanages and homes for the elderly. During recent years El-Hamedi has achieved agreements with a number of International Organizations working in the field of humanitarian relief such as The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, The International Centre for Migration Policy Development, The Italian Council for Refugees, The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, The Organization of the Islamic Conference, - Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières, The International Islamic Relief Organization, The International Organization for Migration. In cooperation with the UNHCR he has made illegal migration among the top priorities of the organization along with handling refugees cases in partnership with.

The intervention in Libya On March 17, 2011. The UN Security Council passed Resolution 1973, spearheaded by the administration of U. S. President Barack Obama, authorizing military intervention in Libya. On 19 March 2011, a multi-state NATO-led coalition began a military intervention in Libya; the military operations began, with American and British naval forces firing over 110 Tomahawk cruise missiles,the French Air Force, British Royal Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force undertaking sorties across Libya and a naval blockade by Coalition forces. French jets launched air strikes against Libyan Army vehicles; the intervention in Libya in 2011 was claimed to have been a triumph, More than seven years after the intervention it has shown that the way a coalition of NATO and other states implemented resolution 1973 was not in accordance with that resolution and therefore violated international law. Libya has become one of the largest black market arms suppliers in the world, by far the largest supplier to DaeshISIS” in the region, since the Western under nato’s intervention in 2011.

More it is a cautionary tale of the West's failed adventurism. The Sorman Massacre On June 20, 2011 at 2.30 am NATO warplanes bombed the residential house of General El-Khweldi El-Hamedi in Sorman- Libya where Where Khaled El Hamedi and his family lived, the building, served as the home to the El Hamedi family was turned into rubble, killing 13 people of El-Hamedi’s family, the wife of Khaled El Hamedi Safae azwai and his two little children Khaleda and Alkhweldi, his little niece Salam, his Aunt Najia, his cousin Mohamed, his neighbors children and workers at his family’s home eerie all killed in the attack. There are numerous victims in Libya; the house was bombed after a telephone call between the French president Sarkozy and General El-Khweldi El-Hamedi offering the general the presidency of Libya as a deal if he agrees to step out from the regime and stand against Gaddafi On June 21, 2011,NATO-spokesperson Wing Commander Mike Bracken declared that the attack aimed a communication centre, that precision bombs were used to avoid damage or harm caused to civilians.

He declared that the target was chosen after extensive intelligence collection and reconnaissance. Independent observers who visited the site did not find any evidence of any military and/or communication equipment being present. In a communication on February 15, 2012 to the President of the Commission of Inquiry on Libya, installed by the United Nations Human Rights Council, NATO’s legal advisor M. Peter Olson states on the contrary that NATO did not have any reliable source of information on the ground but remains convinced that the home of General El-Khweldi El-Hamedi and his son Khaled was a legitimate target; the UN COIL found these explanations insufficient and concluded that NATO had not provided the necessary information to allow the Commission of Inquiry to examine whether the bombing of the family home was compatible with the laws of war and with international humanitarian law. The team used a report from NATO intelligence analysts who determined that General El-Khweldi El-Hamedi Khaled‘s father, one of the original members of the 1969 AlFateh Revolutionary Command Council was living on the property, his assassination had been ordered by

Moncton Parish, New Brunswick

Moncton is a Canadian parish in Westmorland County, New Brunswick. The parish was established in 1765 as Monckton Township in the province of Nova Scotia and named for Robert Monckton, a distinguished soldier and civil servant: established as Moncton Parish in New Brunswick in 1786: part of the Parish of Dorchester was annexed by Moncton Parish in 1835. Moncton Parish is defined in the Territorial Division Act as being bounded: East by Shediac Parish. Parish population total does not include incorporated municipalities. Highways and numbered routes that run through the parish, including external routes that start or finish at the parish limits: List of parishes in New Brunswick

John Langshaw

John Langshaw was an English organist and an organ-builder. Leaving organ cases to others, he specialised in the mechanics, in particular those of chamber barrel organs, he left his native Lancashire to work in London, but returned to Lancashire in 1770. An example of Langshaw's work is in the Judges' Lodgings museum Lancaster; the mahogany case is certainly by Gillows, while the barrels are inscribed "John Langshaw / Organ Maker / Lancaster". Langshaw is not to be confused with his eldest son named John Langshaw. Langshaw Jr. assisted his father as an organ-builder, but was more active as an organist and teacher, as well as an agent for the piano manufacturer Broadwood. John Langshaw was baptised in All Saints', the parish church of Wigan, in 1725, he was the son of John Langshaw of a pewterer and his wife Anne, née Ann Aspinall. The Langshaws have been described as coming near Wigan, he suffered a childhood accident that left him lame, at the age of seventeen on 2 October 1742 he petitioned the court leet for a paid post in the Wigan Waits.

The waits performed music on civic occasions. A year a subsequent petition claimed he had mastered the violin. In 1744 he has left. In 1744, there was no stage coach between Wigan and London, journeys were made on horse back. In 1745, Bonnie Prince Charlie, had marched down though Catholic Lancashire, to his defeat at Derby. By 1754 he was in London and had composed two works that were published by John Sadler of Liverpool alongside new works by Handel. John Langshaw was part of a small circle of London musicians and inventors centred round John Christopher Smith, Handel's amanuensis. Langshaw became involved in a project to provide the Earl of Bute with a self playing organ; the Earl went on to commission other instruments. Langshaw pinned barrels for him for 12 years from 1762 to 1774. By the end of this time he was sending barrels to London by ship, he married Mary Haydock at St James' church Westminster in May 1762. They had nine children. Jack was the first: born in 1763, baptised John, a name he would revert to after his father's death.

George was born in 1764, Ann and Mary died in infancy Elizabeth in 1770. John wished to return to the country for the benefit of his health and was appointed organist at Wigan Parish Church in 1770; this was close to his family. For two years he stayed there playing and repairing the organ, using the London firm Byfield and Green. Accounts show, he moved to a better-paid post as organist at Lancaster Priory in 1772. His duties included playing repaing the organ and playing it 4 days a week, giving piano lessons to a Miss Parrin. For this he received £100 pa. Here his other four children were born: William, James and Benjamin; the Earl of Bute nominated 8 year old George for a'Poor Scholarship' at Charterhouse School. Jack was sent to the Lancaster Old Grammar School, was taught the organ by his father. John used all his cultivated London connections to secure a place for Jack as pupil to Dr Benjamin Cooke. Befriended by the Charles Wesley, Jack made contacts in the London musical world, he returned to become organist at St John's Church, on an organ.

Elizabeth was married to a schoolmaster at Winnwick Grammar School. On his death, his son Jack succeeded him as organist of Lancaster Priory, called himself John. Jack used to act as a'country friend' for Broadwood Pianos. Grove's Dictionary of Music defines a barrel organ as: A mechanical organ in which a cylinder with protruding pins revolves; the wind is provided by bellows pumped by the same rotary motion of a handle that turns the barrel A chamber barrel organ is one, designed to play in the salon, be more refined in its musical rendition than its cousin the hurdy-gurdy. The secret lies in the pinning of the barrel. John Langshaw was renowned for the fineness of his pinning. Handel is known to have been interested in mechanical reproduction of his music, he provided pieces for musical clocks manufactured by Charles Clay. The nature of the arrangement between composer and clock-maker is not known, but it is assumed to have been a commercial collaboration, as there was a market for musical automata at the time.

Like Langshaw, Clay made use of programmed cylinders. According to one source, Handel respected Langshaw's work. However, Langshaw's main involvement with Handel's music appears to have begun after the composer's death in 1759 when he became involved in a project with John Christopher Smith. Smith, best known as the blind composer's amanuensis, collaborated with John Langshaw in transcribing a selection of Handel's works for chamber barrel organ, it is surmised that Langshaw's pinning of Handel's music reflects the actual way the composer played, thus making the barrels subjects of academic study. Among the surviving Handel transcriptions is music from the organ concertos; as the composer tended to "ad lib" in this repertoire, there is scope for using barrel organs to reconstruct the original ornamentation, something, not preserved in the printed versions. For example, the organist Richard Egarr, in his recording of the opus 4 set used ornaments preserved on a barrel organ in the Colt collection.

This has a ornamented version of Handel's music. The Langshaws and son, built a pipe organ at St John's Church, Lancaster; the instrument, dedicated in 1785, has undergo

Paula Fairfield

Paula Fairfield is a Canadian sound designer and supervising sound editor, based in Los Angeles. She is best known for her work on the series Game of Thrones, where she has been nominated for five Emmy Awards. Fairfield has been nominated for her work on the television series The River and Lost, where she received three Emmy nominations. Fairfield grew up in a nearby town called Bridgewater, she attended college at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University in the early 1980s studying art history and photography. After graduating with a BFA, she moved to Montreal for two years where she worked as an artist and did a training program at the National Film Board of Canada's Studio D. Fairfield moved to Toronto where she co-managed Charles Street Video, a non-profit centre run by artists, her art resides in collections including the National Gallery of Canada. Fairfield worked at the Toronto-based production company, she said, "I just wandered in one day and they had just lost their effects guy and they took a chance on me.

I had a lot to learn, but I loved it." This is where she learned how to edit sound design for television and film. Fairfield moved to Los Angeles in 1998, she established her company, Inc, in 2014. She has a studio in her home — a sealed garage with insulated walls; the studio uses an Avid Pro Tools S6 console. She left Los Angeles for the Coachella Valley after a divorce from her wife and losing her sister and father to cancer. According to The Desert Sun, "the desert's spirituality and solitude keep. After an intense day of sound editing, she steps out of her studio and into her home space, a quiet desert sanctuary she describes as'Bliss.'"She says of her job, “I’m super excited by what I do, to create weird sounds.” Emmy Nominee for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series - Game of Thrones, 2018 Emmy Nominee for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series, Game of Thrones: Nominee 2013, 2014, 2016, Lost: Nominee 2007, 2008, 2010 Emmy Winner for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series, Game of Thrones, 2015 Emmy Nominee Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, The River, 2012 Winner Gemini Award for Best Sound in a Dramatic Program or Series, 1996 Nominee of Gemini Award for Best Sound Editing, 1996 and 1999 4 MPSE Golden Reel wins and 10 MPSE Golden Reel Nominations In 1996, she was recognized in "Who's Who in Canadian Film and Television"

Jose Argumedo

Jose Eduardo Argumedo Barraza is a Mexican professional boxer who held the IBF mini flyweight title from 2015 to 2017. Argumedo worked as a taquero prior to becoming a boxer, he was trained by Lorenzo Bermúdez as an amateur and as a professional by Eddie Reynoso, the latter trains Canelo Álvarez. As an amateur, Argumedo medaled at the National Olympiad. Argumedo owns a taquería in his hometown of Tepic. Argumedo made his pro debut in August 2010, losing to Oswaldo Novoa on points. Argumedo avenged the loss to Novoa, beating him by majority decision on January 21, 2011, improving his record to 2-1. Argumedo won his first professional title, the WBC light flyweight title, by defeating Saúl Juárez via unanimous decision on 2012. Argumedo built a lead on the early rounds, survived Juárez's body attack on the second half of the fight to secured the win. Agumedo defeated Katsunari Takayama by split technical decision to win the IBF mini flyweight title on December 31, 2015. Takayama suffered a cut due to an accidental headbutt in the second round and another one on the ninth round, after the latter Takayama was deemed unable to continue and the fight went to the scorecards.

Argumedo was ahead 87-84 on two of them, Takayama was ahead 86-85 on the third, giving Argumedo the win and the title. On July 2016, Argumedo comfortably outboxed and decisioned Julio Mendoza to notch his first title defense in his hometown. Argumedo made a second defense in 2016, defeating Jose Jimenez by technical knockout on round 3, having dropped him twice in that round. Argumedo's third title defense came against Gabriel Mendoza. On round 8 of the fight, Mendoza sustained a cut over his left eye and the doctor ruled him unable to continue, giving Argumedo the win by technical knockout. After the fight, Reynoso mentioned. Hiroto Kyoguchi was Argumedo's next challenger. Prior to the fight, Kyoguchi stated. Argumedo missed weight prior to the bout, was stripped of his belt. Kyoguchi claimed the title, beating Argumedo by unanimous decision in a clinch-heavy fight. Kyoguchi scored a knockdown with a left hand with 40 seconds left on round 9, Argumedo was able to survive until the break despite Kyoguchi throwing a flurry of punches.

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