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Sremski Karlovci

Sremski Karlovci is a town and municipality located in the South Bačka District of the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia. It is situated on the bank of 8 kilometres from Novi Sad. According to the 2011 census results, it has a population of 8,750 inhabitants; the town has traditionally been known as the seat of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the Habsburg Monarchy, as well as political and cultural capital of Serbian Vojvodina after the May Assembly and during the Revolution in 1848. In Serbian, the town is known as Sremski Karlovci, in Croatian as Srijemski Karlovci, in German as Karlowitz or Carlowitz, in Hungarian as Karlóca, in Polish as Karłowice, in Romanian as Carloviț and in Turkish as Karlofça; the former Serbian name used for the town was Karlovci, used today, albeit unofficially. The town is situated in the geographical region of Syrmia; the town of Sremski Karlovci is the only settlement in the municipality. In ancient times, a small Roman fortress existed at this location; the town was first mentioned in historical documents in 1308 with the name Karom.

The fortress of Karom was built on the ruins of the ancient Roman one. Until 1521, the Karom was a possession of the Hungarian noble families, of which the most well known were Báthory and Morović. Turkish military commander Bali-beg conquered Karom in 1521, in the next 170 years, the town was part of the Ottoman Empire; the Slavic name for the town - Karlovci, was first recorded in 1532/33. During the Ottoman rule, the town was populated by Serbs, with the smaller part of population composed of Muslims. According to the Ottoman defterler from 1545, the population of Karlovci numbered 547 Christian houses; the city had three Orthodox churches and a monastery. From 1557, it belonged to Eparchy of Belgrade and Srem of the Serbian Patriarchate of Peć. Between 16 November 1698 and 26 January 1699, the town of Karlovci was the site of a congress that ended the hostilities between the Ottoman Empire and the Holy League, a coalition of various European powers including Habsburg Monarchy, Poland and Russia.

It was the first time. After this peace treaty, the town was part of the Habsburg Monarchy and was included into the Military Frontier. According to the 1702 data, the population of the town was composed of 215 Orthodox and 13 Catholic houses, while according to the 1753 data, the population of the town numbered 3,843 people, of which 3,110 were ethnic Serbs; the town was the spiritual and cultural center of the Serbs in the Habsburg Monarchy. The Metropolitan of the Serbian Orthodox Church resided in the town. Now, the Serbian Patriarch retains the title of Metropolitan of Karlovci; the town featured the earliest Serb gymnasium founded on 3 August 1791. Three years after this, an Orthodox seminary was founded in the town: it was the second oldest Orthodox seminary in the world, it is still in existence. At the Serb National Assembly in Karlovci in May 1848, Serbs declared the unification of the regions of Srem, Banat, Bačka, Baranja into the province of Serbian Vojvodina; the first capital of Serbian Vojvodina was in Karlovci, until it was latter moved to Zemun, Veliki Bečkerek, Temišvar.

At the same time the title of the Orthodox Metropolitan of Karlovci was raised to that of Patriarch, which thus established an Orthodox Patriarchate of Karlovci that existed until 1920 when it was joined with the Metropolitanate of Belgrade to form the united Serbian Orthodox Church. When Serbian Vojvodina was in 1849 transformed into the new province named Voivodeship of Serbia and Banat of Temeschwar, town of Karlovci was not included into this province, but was returned under the administration of the Military Frontier. With the abolishment of the Military Frontier in 1881, the town was included into Syrmia County of Croatia-Slavonia, the autonomous kingdom within Kingdom of Hungary and Austria-Hungary. In 1918, the town became part of the Kingdom of Serbs and Slovenes. In the summer of 1921, the town′s former palace of the Patriarch of Karlovci became home to Russian metropolitan Antony, who organised what a few years was instituted as the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.

In 1922, the town became the headquarters of Russian White émigrés under the leadership of General Wrangel, where in 1924 he set up the Russian All-Military Union designed to embrace all Russian military émigrés the world over. Between 1929 and 1941, the town was part of Danube Banovina, a province of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. During World War 2, the town was occupied by the Axis Powers and it was attached to the Independent State of Croatia. During that time its name was changed to Hrvatski Karlovci. Since the end of the war, the town has been part of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. Between 1980 and 1989, Sremski Karlovci was one of the seven municipalities of the city of Novi Sad. According to the 2011 census results, the municipality of Sremski Karlovci has 8,750 inhabitants. Ethnic composition of the municipality of Sremski Karlovci: The following table gives a preview of total number of employed p

Alex Wood (baseball)

Robert Alexander Wood is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball. He played in MLB for the Atlanta Braves and Cincinnati Reds. Before playing professional baseball, Wood played for his high school team at Ardrey Kell High School and college baseball for the Georgia Bulldogs, he made his MLB debut during the 2013 season for the Atlanta Braves. Wood was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, he attended Ardrey Kell High School. In 2009 he was named the North Carolina Class 4A player of the year, he enrolled at the University of Georgia, where he played college baseball for the Georgia Bulldogs baseball team. Wood was redshirted during his first season at Georgia because he had required Tommy John surgery after his senior year of high school. At Georgia, Wood had a 3.57 ERA in 32 games pitched. He walked 47 in 204 1⁄3 innings; the Atlanta Braves drafted Wood in the second round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. He played for the Rome Braves of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2012, where he pitched in 13 games, going 4-3 with a 2.22 earned run average and 52 strikeouts.

He began the 2013 season with the Mississippi Braves of the Class AA Southern League. After pitching in ten games the first two months of the season and posting an ERA of 1.26, the Braves promoted him to the major leagues on May 30. That night, in his major league debut, he pitched the ninth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays. Wood made his first major league start on June 18, 2013 where he allowed one run and earned his first loss. Wood finished the 2014 season with an 11-11 record and a 2.78 ERA in 171.2 innings with 170 strikeouts. On July 30, 2015, in a three-team trade, the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired Wood, Mat Latos, Michael Morse, Bronson Arroyo, Jim Johnson, Luis Avilán, José Peraza, while the Miami Marlins acquired minor league pitchers Victor Araujo, Jeff Brigham, Kevin Guzman, the Braves received Héctor Olivera, Paco Rodriguez, minor league pitcher Zachary Bird and a competitive balance draft pick for the 2016 MLB Draft, he was 5 -- 6 with a 4.35 ERA in 12 starts for them. Wood began 2016 in the Dodgers starting rotation.

He made 10 starts in April and May and was 1–4 with a 3.99 ERA. On May 21 against the San Diego Padres he struck out a career high 13 batters in only six innings of work, the first Dodgers pitcher in history to have struck out that many in so few innings. However, he reported. An MRI exam the next day revealed a posterior impingement in his left elbow, requiring four weeks of rest, he was placed on the disabled list. On June 16, he reported that the infringement subsided after he had some fluid drained from his elbow and he would be cleared to resume a throwing program a few days earlier than expected, he threw a simulated game against minor league hitters on July 16 and early reports were that it went well. However, shortly afterwards it was determined that he would need elbow debridement surgery, which would cause him to miss an additional two months, he did not rejoin the Dodgers roster until September 20. Overall, he appeared in 14 games for the Dodgers in 2016 and was 1–4 with a 3.73 ERA.

The Dodgers did not carry Wood on their roster for the first round of the playoffs, but on October 15, he was added to their roster for the league championship series. He pitched two scoreless innings in that series. After the season, Wood signed a $2.8 million contract with the Dodgers for 2017, avoiding salary arbitration. After beginning the 2017 season in the bullpen, Wood moved to the rotation after an injury to Rich Hill, he won the National League Player of the Week Award for the week of May 8–14 after he pitched 11 scoreless innings with 21 strikeouts over two starts that week. A few weeks he was awarded with the National League Pitcher of the Month Award after he went 5–0 with a 1.27 ERA and 41 strikeouts in May. Wood had his scoreless innings streak snapped at 28 on June 10. On July 5, Wood became the first Dodgers starting pitcher to begin the season 10–0 since Don Newcombe in 1955. On July 7, Wood was named to the 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. In 27 appearances for the Dodgers he struck out 151 batters.

He allowed three runs in 4​2⁄3 innings in his one start in the 2017 NLCS but in the 2017 World Series he started game four and allowed only one run in 5​2⁄3 innings and came back and pitched two shutout innings of relief in game seven. In the off-season, Wood signed a one-year, $6 million, contract to avoid salary arbitration. In 2018, he went 9-7 in 33 appearances. On December 21, 2018, the Dodgers traded Wood to the Cincinnati Reds, along with Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig, Kyle Farmer and cash considerations in exchange for Homer Bailey, Jeter Downs, Josiah Gray. Wood came down with a back injury in spring training and missed most of the season on the disabled list, he made seven starts and was 1–3 with a 5.80 ERA. On January 12, 2020, Wood returned to the Dodgers on $4 million deal. Wood pitches with a herky-jerky three-quarters delivery. Based on his previous success, Wood began pitching from the stretch position starting in 2018, he throws a four-seam fastball 91 to 95 miles per hour, a two-seam sinker 91 to 95 mph, a changeup 84 to 85 miles per hour, a knuckle curve 79 to 81 miles per hour.

Wood married his longtime girlfriend, Suzanna Villarreal, a realtor, on November 25, 2017, in Dacula, Georgia. Career statistics and playe

Katyna Ranieri

Caterina Ranieri, known professionally as Katyna Ranieri, was an Italian actress and singer. Ranieri was born in Follonica in 1925, she had her first hit in 1954 at the Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Una canzone da due soldi". Ranieri enjoyed great success singing "Ti guarderò nel cuore", the Italian vocal version of the theme song of the 1962 film Mondo Cane and the subsequent English vocal version known as "More", she performed this song at the 36th Academy Awards in 1964, becoming the first, thus far only, Italian singer to perform at the Academy Awards. As an actress, she worked with Federico Fellini, she sang the title song, "Strange World", for the 1968 film Bandits in Milan. Her song "Oh My Love" was featured on the soundtrack of the 2011 movie Drive. In 1956 Ranieri married Italian film composer Riz Ortolani, she died in Rome on 3 September 2018. Tears of Love Katyna Ranieri Official website Katyna Ranieri on IMDb Katyna Ranieri discography at Discogs

Delusion Squared

Delusion Squared is a progressive rock band from France. The band was created in 2009 by Steven Francis, Emmanuel de Saint Méen and Lorraine Young, released its eponymous debut album in September 2010. Young left the band in 2017 to pursue her own projects, their music can be classified to be close to a female fronted Porcupine Tree. It has received considerable attention from its release, with notable reviews from Ravenheart Music, Strutter'zine, Music Street Journal, is "album of the month" at These reviews compare Delusion Squared's music to Porcupine Tree but to Anathema, The Pineapple Thief, Phideaux, their debut work is a concept-album unraveling a dark sci-fi story in which a young girl, born in a post nuclear techno society, revolts against her condition and decides to give birth to a natural child. Due to copyright laws which extend to modified genes, she is found guilty of "gene piracy" and abandoned on the polluted outside. There she meets survivors, becomes a spiritual guide to them starting a new religion.

The CD release is a dual sleeve digipack sporting a synopsis of the story. A digital release is available; the second album titled "II", is a continuation of the story, where the heroine somehow comes back to fight the followers of this religion which became perverted. The CD release is a triple sleeve digipack with a leaflet. A digital release is available; the third album is titled "The Final Delusion". It is about a young girl having prescience gifts and being abducted by a military power and administered experimental drugs to boost her gift and obtain strategic information, be it at the price of her sanity; the CD release is a triple sleeve digipack with a leaflet. A digital release is available; the first three albums together provide a complete if obscure story, making them a "concept trilogy" The fourth album, has lead vocals sung by Steven Francis. It is not a concept album per se but rather a collection of depictions of possible futures for humankind; the CD release is a digisleeve. A digital release is available.

All albums are self-releases, with no evidence. There is no evidence that the band has played live or will be going to. Delusion Squared Delusion Squared II The Final Delusion Anthropocene Lorraine Young: Guitars, Vocals Steven Francis: Guitars, Drums, Keyboards Emmanuel de Saint Méen: Bass, Backing vocals

Jorge Enrique Serpa Pérez

Jorge Enrique Serpa Perez is the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pinar del Rio. When Serpa was a child his family moved to Havana, he studied en El Buen Pastor Seminary in Havana. In 1961, he went to study theology in Belgium. Serpa was assigned to the Archdiocese of Havana. From 1968 to 1999, the Cuban government would not allow him to return to Cuba and he was translated to the Archdiocese of Bogotá in Colombia, he was allowed to return to Cuba in 1999. From 2003 to 2007, he was the rector of San Ambrosio Seminary, he was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI on December 2006, to be Bishop of Pinar del Rio. He was consecrated on January 13, 2007, at the cathedral in Havana by Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, Archbishop of Havana, assisted by Cardinal Pedro Rubiano Sáenz, Archbishop of Bogotá, by Bishop José Siro González Bacallo of Pinar del Río, he took possession of his diocese the following day, January 14, 2007. Agenzia Fides article Granma article

Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metres

The men's 100 metres was of one of 23 track events of the athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics, in Athens. It was contested at the Athens Olympic Stadium, from August 21 to 22, by a total of 84 sprinters from 63 nations. In the first round, the first three runners from each of the ten heats, together with the ten next fastest runners from all heats, automatically qualified for the second round. In the second round, these forty runners competed in five heats, with the first three from each heat and the single next fastest runner qualifying for the semifinals. In the semifinals, only the first four runners from each of the two heats advanced to the final; the final was the fastest and most disputed in Olympic history, with six runners covering the distance in 10.00 seconds or less, the gold and bronze medalist athletes separated by 0.02 seconds. In the final, the slowest to react was Justin Gatlin, still with the most powerful first steps, Gatlin led from the gun, with Kim Collins, the next slowest to react getting a fast start.

A step behind, back from injuries, defending champion Maurice Greene, was fastest to react but running sideways in quicksand. He was joined by Francis Obikwelu and Shawn Crawford, who had a slight edge on the other competitors in the center of the track. Collins faded as Obikwelu and Greene gained. Feeling his lead disappearing Gatlin leaned early still maintaining the lead across the line; the tall Obikwelu timed his dip to grab silver. Crawford's finish occurred two meters too late giving Greene another medal with the same time as his win four years earlier; the Olympic qualification period for the athletics ran from 1 January 2003 to 9 August 2004. For this event, each National Olympic Committee was permitted to enter up to three athletes, provided they had run below 10.21 seconds during this period in IAAF-sanctioned meetings or tournaments. If a NOC had no athletes qualified under this standard, it could enter up to one athlete that had run below 10.28 seconds. Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were.

No new records were set during the competition. All times are Eastern European Summer Time Qualification rule: The first three finishers in each heat plus the ten fastest times of those who finished fourth or lower in their heat qualified. Wind: −0.2 m/s Wind: −0.4 m/s Wind: −0.1 m/s Wind: +0.8 m/s Wind: +0.1 m/s Wind: −1.1 m/s Wind: +0.9 m/s Wind: −0.2 m/s Wind: −1.4 m/s Wind: +0.7 m/s Qualification rule: The first three finishers in each heat plus the next fastest overall sprinter qualified. Wind: 0.0 m/s Wind: 0.0 m/s Wind: +0.2 m/s Wind: −0.1 m/s Wind: –0.2 m/s Qualification rule: The first four runners in each semifinal heat moves on to the final. Wind: –1.6 m/s Wind: +0.2 m/s Wind: +0.6 m/s IAAF Athens 2004 Olympic Coverage