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Safford, Arizona

Safford is a city in Graham County, United States. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the city is 9,566; the city is the county seat of Graham County. Safford is the principal city of the Safford Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Graham county. Safford is located at 32°49′24″N 109°42′53″W; the Pinaleno Mountains sit prominently to the southwest of town. The Pinalenos have the greatest vertical relief of any mountain range in Arizona. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.6 square miles, of which, 8.6 square miles of it is land and 0.03 square miles of it is water. As of the census of 2010, there were 9,566 people, 3,385 households, 2,358 families residing in the city; the population density was 1,112.3 people per square mile. There were 3,908 housing units at an average density of 454.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 81.4% White, 1.2% Black or African American, 1.6% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 11.1% from other races, 3.7% from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 43.6% of the population. There were 3,385 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.0% were married couples living together, 17.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.3% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.31. In the city, the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31.6 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males. The median income for a household in the city from 2000 census was $29,899, the median income for a family was $36,696. Males had a median income of $35,915 versus $20,138 for females; the per capita income for the city was $14,052.

About 13.9% of families and 17.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.5% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over. The climate is cold semi-arid softened by the plateau rise, it is much hotter than most places in eastern Arizona due to its low elevation of 2,953 feet at the Agricultural Center where records are kept, reaches temperatures as hot as found in Phoenix. In January, the average high temperature is 60 °F or 15.6 °C with a low of 29 °F or −1.7 °C. In July, the average high temperature is 98 °F or 36.7 °C with a low of 68 °F or 20 °C. Annual precipitation averages around 9.8 inches, snowfall is exceptionally rare: the mean is around 0.8 inches but the median is zero. Monastery of St. Paisius, Safford is an Orthodox women's cenobitic community which follows the traditional rule of monastic life; the monastery, under the jurisdiction of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - Western Diocese is situated in the high Sonoran Desert at the base of Mount Graham.

Safford was founded by Joshua Eaton Bailey, Hiram Kennedy, Edward Tuttle, who came from Gila Bend, in southwestern Arizona. They left Gila Bend in the winter of 1873-74 because their work on canals and dams had been destroyed by high water the previous summer. Upon arrival early in 1874, the villagers laid out the town site, including a few crude buildings; the town is named after Arizona Territorial Governor Anson P. K. Safford; the Town of Safford was incorporated October 10, 1901, changed to City of Safford in 1955. The city's largest employers are Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold, Safford Unified Schools, DRG Technologies Inc, Bowman Consulting Group, Open Loop Energy and Walmart. Freeport-McMoRan opened two mining facilities just north of the city that make up the largest new mining operation in North America. Arizona State Prison Complex - Safford employs many residents, as does the Federal Correctional Institution, Safford. Agriculture is considered to be a major economic activity, with cotton fields and a gin located in the city.

A billboard along US Highway 70 announces "Safford.... Copper, Cattle & Cotton"; the community is served by a freight rail line, the Arizona Eastern Railway, hosts an air facility, Safford Regional Airport. Additionally the Arizona Department of Transportation is upgrading U. S. Route 191 from Interstate 10 into a full four-lane highway. ADOT is considering putting a U. S. Route 70 loop south of the city that would run from Swift Trail Junction to Thatcher. San Carlos Apache Nnee Bich'o Nii Transit provides transportation from Safford to the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation and Globe. Greyhound Lines serves Safford on its Phoenix-El Paso via Globe route with a stop in Thatcher; the Safford Unified School District serves the entire city of some minor outlying areas. The nearby Eastern Arizona College provides higher education services, a University of Arizona agricultural extension is located to the east of the city. Legislation has been suggested in state committee to transform the nearby Eastern Arizona College from its present status as a two-year community college into a full four-year educational institution.

Safford is home to the Eastern Arizona College's Discovery Park Campus, a unique public educational destination facility that provides tours of the world-class telescopes at the Mt. Graham International Observatory, a public access observatory with a research grade 20" Cassagrain telescope, the World's largest permanent mount "Came

Bunge SA v Nidera BV

Bunge SA v Nidera BV UKSC 43 is a landmark decision of the United Kingdom Supreme Court in the area of commercial law, providing guidance on the assessment of damages arising out of a wrongful repudiation of a contract for the sale of goods. The parties entered into a contract for the supply of 25,000 metric tonnes of Russian milling wheat, to be shipped in the latter part of August 2010, it incorporated GAFTA Form 49, which provided procedures for default damages. When Russia introduced a legislative embargo on exports of wheat from its territory, Bunge notified the Buyer of the embargo and purported to declare the contract cancelled. Nidera did not accept that the Seller was entitled to cancel the contract and treated the purported cancellation as a repudiation, which it accepted on 11 August 2010; the following day the Seller offered to reinstate the contract on the same terms, but the Buyer would not agree. Instead, it began arbitration proceedings under the GAFTA rules in support of a claim for damages of US$3,062,500.

GAFTA's first-tier tribunal held that the contract had been repudiated, its ruling was upheld by the GAFTA Appeal Panel, which awarded the Buyer its claim in full. The ruling was subsequently upheld by the Commercial Court and the Court of Appeal of England and Wales; the Supreme Court found in favour of the Seller, reversing all of the lower tribunals, awarded the Buyer nominal damages of only US$5. In his ruling, Lord Sumption succinctly expressed the relevant principle in assessing damages: In that regard, he held that: Damages clauses, such as the one incorporated in GAFTA 49, are not to be regarded as complete codes for the assessment of damage, it did not address the effect of subsequent events that would have resulted in the original contract not being performed in any event, nor did it exclude every other consideration that may be relevant to determine the innocent party’s actual loss. In those circumstances, common law principles on recoverable damages would continue to apply. While damages clauses may prescribe a fixed measure of loss that differs from the measure of damages recoverable at common law, in the absence of clear words, a court will not conclude that a damages clause was intended to operate arbitrarily and produce a result unrelated to anything that the parties can reasonably have expected to approximate to the true loss.

A construction of the default clause that would place the Buyers in a financially far better position than if the breach had not occurred was most unlikely to have been intended by those drafting the clause. It was far more that the clause was intended to apply to the usual situation of a non-delivery or non-acceptance of goods for which there was an available market, rather than a situation where the contract would not have been performed due to supervening events leading to its inevitable cancellation; the Golden Victory cannot be distinguished from the present case. The principle that damages should be compensatory applied to a contract for a one-off sale and an instalment contract; the Golden Victory, when it was handed down, attracted considerable discussion among jurists and academics, with one former judge of the Commercial Court declaring that it was "‘the worst decision on any aspect of English commercial law, shipping law, that has come out of the House of Lords in my entire career in the legal profession..."

Academics raised several concerns about the majority decision, stating that it damages the certainty, one of the major advantages of English commercial law, it encourages the breaching party to delay settlement or prolong litigation. However, it has been pointed out that the majority decision reinforced the risk allocation function of contract, the rule stated in it is both desirable and it provides an incentive to inform the other party as early as possible of their intention to breach, thus creating a more efficient outcome from a game theory perspective. Bunge has resolved the uncertainty; as GAFTA 49 is a standard form, used in commodities transactions, Bunge is expected to have broad consequences. Most commentators point out that clear and express words will need to be incorporated into such contracts to oust the common law principles involved, which will make the relevant clauses more complex. Passmore, John. "Shipping Law - Golden Victory has long-term consequences". Hardwicke. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.

Retrieved 21 August 2015. Walker, Robert. ""Golden Victory" - A Pyrrhic one?". Thomas Cooper LLP. Zhou, Qi. "Damages for repudiation: an ex ante perspective on the Golden Victory". Sydney Law Review. 32: 579–593. Payiataki, Vassia. "Landmark UK Supreme Court ruling on default clauses and damages: Bunge SA v Nidera BV". Reed Smith LLP. Hutcheon, Andrew. "Bunge SA v Nidera BV: Golden Victory All-Around?". Watson Farley & Williams. Shepherd, Stuart. "GAFTA default clause and assessment of damages: Supreme Court hands Sellers a golden victory". Ince & Co

Kristian Henriksen

Kristian "Svarten" Henriksen was a Norwegian footballer and coach. As a player, Henriksen was a wing half who played for Sarpsborg and Frigg. With Lyn, he won the 1946 Norwegian Football Cup, he played 28 times for the Norwegian national team. At national team level, Henriksen was a member of the 1936 Olympic squad that went on to win the bronze medals. However, Henriksen was a reserve, didn't play in the tournament. Two years in the 1938 World Cup, he did play and was a member of the team that narrowly lost to eventual world champions Italy after extra time. Henriksen was known as the team joker; when Norway lost 10–0 against Sweden in 1945, he is reported to have said, "Let's go for a draw, lads" after Sweden had scored their ninth goal. Henriksen managed Vålerenga for two periods. Henriksen had a short and unsuccessful spell as national team coach in 1958 and 1959. Before his death in 2004, he was the last surviving member of the "Bronze Team" and the 1938 World Cup squad

Brendan Hay

Brendan Hay, is an American screenwriter, comic book creator and a television producer. Hay is the executive producer and showrunner of Harvey Girls Forever! and Dawn of the Croods, both for DreamWorks Animation to stream on Netflix, will be working on the former's spinoff Engage the Horn-A-Corns! for Cartoon Network, be the founder of an upcoming company called "HayVision Pictures Inc.", a production company for Engage the Horn-A-Corns!. Hay has worked for The Daily Show as a headline producer and was a contributing writer for the America. More he has written for The Simpsons, Robot Chicken, The Mighty B!, Frank TV, he was the head writer on the animated Star Wars comedy, Star Wars Detours, for Lucasfilm Animation. Hay resides in Los Angeles, California with his wife, freelance writer Jennifer Chen, their children, their pug. Hay is a lifelong comic book fan, he wrote Rascal Raccoon's Raging Revenge, from Oni Press. He writes the digital comic book series The Dealbreakers for Four Star Studios digital anthology Double Feature.

Hay wrote and created the mini-series Scream Queen for Boom! Studios, wrote Boom!’s Eureka mini-series as well as short stories for Boom!'s Cthulhu Tales and Devil's Due Publishing's Lovebunny & Mr. Hell and Tromatic Tales, he co-wrote the book Is It Just Me or Is Everything Shit? Brendan Hay on IMDb Brendan Hay on Twitter

Naked (Marques Houston album)

Naked is the second studio album by American R&B recording artist Marques Houston. It was released by The Ultimate Universal Music on May 24, 2005 in the United States; the album features guest appearances by Joe Budden, Rufus Blaq and fellow former Immature member Young Rome. In the United States, Naked peaked at number 13 on the Billboard 200, peaked at number 5 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Allmusic editor Andy Kellman rated the album three out of five stars, he found that "Naked is no deeper than 2003's MH, which most of his fans will find acceptable. It offers a similar mix of earnest slow jams and sexually frank club tracks; the best moments involve adequate production facsimiles of Just Blaze, Kanye West, The Neptunes. Another thing that works to Houston's benefit is the shorter running time: Naked's eleven songs are a lot easier to digest than MH's 17, which means that there's better quality control."

Bebington railway station

Bebington railway station serves the town of Bebington on the Wirral Peninsula, England. The station is situated on the Chester and Ellesmere Port branches of the Wirral Line, forming part of the Merseyrail network; the station is on the former Chester and Birkenhead Railway, which formally opened in 1840 as Bebington and on 1 May 1895 was renamed Bebington and New Ferry. The station was renamed from Bebington & New Ferry to Bebington on 6 May 1974. Direct train services to Liverpool began in 1985, when the line between Rock Ferry and Hooton was electrified. Further electrification in early 1990s allowed electric train services to be extended, first to Chester in 1993 and Ellesmere Port in 1994. In early June 2014 it was announced that this station would be among a small number of stations across the Merseyrail network that will be spruced up as part of a £3.7m programme of improvements, this station would see refurbishment and improvement of passenger areas and improvements to lighting and CCTV coverage.

Between mid February and Mid March 2015, the Subway leading to Platform 1 was refurbished. An electronic information board was added at the street entrance; the station is staffed, during all opening hours, has platform CCTV. There is a vending machine and a booking office. There are live arrival screens, on the platform, for passenger information; each of the two platforms has sheltered seating. The station has a free car park, with 24 spaces, has a cycle locker with 25 spaces. Access to the station and both platforms is by ramp, allowing easy access for passengers with wheelchairs or prams. Trains operate every 15 minutes between Chester and Liverpool on weekdays and Saturdays until late evening when the service becomes half-hourly, as it is on Sundays. Additionally there is Ellesmere Port all day, every day. Northbound trains operate via Hamilton Square station in Birkenhead and the Mersey Railway Tunnel to Liverpool. Southbound trains all proceed as far as Hooton, where the lines to Chester and Ellesmere Port divide.

These services are all provided by Merseyrail's fleet of Class 508 EMUs. Mitchell, Vic. Chester to Birkenhead. Middleton Press. Figs. 61-62. ISBN 9781908174215. OCLC 811323335. Train times and station information for Bebington railway station from National RailStation information for Bebington railway station from Merseyrail