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Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Svalbard and Jan Mayen is a statistical designation defined by ISO 3166-1 for a collective grouping of two remote jurisdictions of Norway: Svalbard and Jan Mayen. While the two are combined for the purposes of the International Organization for Standardization category, they are not administratively related; this has further resulted in the country code top-level being issued for Svalbard and Jan Mayen, ISO 3166-2:SJ. The United Nations Statistics Division uses this code, but has named it Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands. Svalbard is an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean under the sovereignty of Norway, but is subject to the special status granted by the Svalbard Treaty. Jan Mayen is a remote island in the Arctic Ocean. Svalbard and Jan Mayen have in common that they are the only integrated parts of Norway not allocated to counties. While a separate ISO code for Svalbard was proposed by the United Nations, it was the Norwegian authorities who took initiative to include Jan Mayen in the code.

Its official language is Norwegian. Svalbard is an archipelago in the Arctic about midway between the North Pole; the group of islands range from 74° to 81° north latitude, from 10° to 35° east longitude. The area is 61,022 square kilometres and there were 2,572 residents in 2009. Spitsbergen is the largest island, followed by Edgeøya; the administrative center is Longyearbyen, other settlements, in addition to research outposts, are the Russian mining community of Barentsburg, the research community of Ny-Ålesund and the mining outpost of Sveagruva. The Svalbard Treaty of 1920 recognizes Norwegian sovereignty, the 1925 Svalbard Act made Svalbard a full part of the Kingdom of Norway; the archipelago is administrated by the Governor of Svalbard, subordinate to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police. Unlike the rest of Norway, Svalbard is a free economic zone and a demilitarized zone, is not part of the Schengen Area nor the European Economic Area. Jan Mayen is a volcanic island in the Arctic Ocean located at the border of the Norwegian Sea and the Greenland Sea.

The single island covers an area of 377 square kilometres and is dominated by the 2,277-metre tall Beerenberg volcano. The island's only population is a combined military and meteorological outpost that operates a LORAN-C transmitter at Olonkinbyen; the Norwegian Meteorological Institute annexed the island for Norway in 1922. On 27 February 1930, the island was made de jure a part of the Kingdom of Norway. Since 1994, the island has been administrated by the County Governor of Nordland, with some authority delegated to the station commander; the ISO designation is congruent with an equivalent United Nations Statistics Division category and users of these classification systems may in some cases report separately for "Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands" instead of rolling up this information into the "Norway" category. Neither Svalbard nor Jan Mayen have their own flag or coat of arms, the flag of Norway is used for both of them, both alone and as a group. An attempt to change the ISO code to just "Svalbard" has failed because of opposition from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

However, for statistics use within population and trade, "Svalbard and Jan Mayen" means just "Svalbard". ISO 3166-2:SJ is the entry for Svalbard and Jan Mayen in ISO 3166-2, a system for assigning codes to subnational administrative divisions. However, further subdivision for Svalbard and Jan Mayen occurs under Norway's entry, ISO 3166-2:NO: NO-21 Svalbard NO-22 Jan MayenThe hierarchical administrative subdivision codes for Svalbard is SJ. SV and for Jan Mayen is SJ. JM. By virtue of the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code SJ, Svalbard and Jan Mayen were grouped together and allocated the Internet country code top-level Norid, who administrated the Norway' ccTLD, was given the responsibility for and Bouvet Island' domain in 1997. Policy prohibits any registration with either of the domains, as institutions connected to Svalbard can use domain. Norwegian authorities do not want to commercialize the domain resources, will not be sold to a third party. Stange, Rolf.

Spitsbergen. Cold Beauty. Rolf Stange. ISBN 978-3-937903-10-1. Stange, Rolf. Spitsbergen – Svalbard. A complete guide around the arctic archipelago. Rolf Stange. ISBN 978-3-937903-14-9

Mount Melibengoy

Mount Parker, locally known as Mélébingóy, is active stratovolcano on Mindanao island in the Philippines. It is located in the province of South Cotabato, 30 kilometres west of General Santos City and 44 kilometres south of Koronadal City; the volcano's English name is taken from an American, General Frank Parker, who spotted the mountain and claimed to have "discovered" it during a flight he piloted in 1934. Parker led an expedition up to the lake in the mountain's crater with other US colonial and Filipino government officials, including Vice-Governor-General Joseph Ralston Hayden and Provincial Governor Gutierrez, in the fall of 1934; the elevation is given as 1,784 metres as 1,824 metres by others. The volcano has a base diameter of 40 kilometres, it has a 2.9-kilometre wide caldera with steep walls that rise 200-500m above the lake, now called Lake Maughan. The lake, called Lake Hólón, was named after another American, with Parker when he crashed. Mélébingóy is considered one of the sacred places of the Tboli tribe.

It hosts a rare species, Parantica dannatti reyesi, a butterfly related to the monarch, discovered by the late Professor Josue de los Reyes of Notre Dame of Marbel University and published in the entomological journal of Senckerburg Research Institute in December 1994. Government officials have confirmed sightings of the Philippine tarsier, Tarsius syrichta which can be found in the barangays surrounding Lake Hólón. Mount Parker is believed to have erupted thrice over the past 3,800 years, the last one on January 4, 1641; the 1641 eruption caused the formation of the crater lake. On September 6, 1995, local officials reported what they believed was volcanic activity at Lake Maughan; the alleged activity caused landslides and floodings along Ga-o River which drains Lake Maughan and joins Allah River in the north. Due to this phenomenon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology installed monitoring equipment which established that the so-called activity was man-made. Less than a year after the 1995 activity, a temporary dam was formed at about 250 m from the outlet of Lake Maughan, alarming the residents within the area due to fear of flashfloods.

The deposited debris dammed the flowing Ga-o River and caused the lake level to rise by about 6 meters. List of active volcanoes in the Philippines List of active volcanoes in the Philippines List of inactive volcanoes in the Philippines Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology

Romell Quioto

Romell Samir Quioto Robinson is a Honduran footballer who plays as a winger for Montreal Impact in Major League Soccer and the Honduras national team. Quioto came up through the youth ranks of Unión Ájax before being sold to Liga Nacional side C. D. S. VIda. Quioto made his debut for Vida in the Liga Nacional during the 2010 Clausura season and scored his first goal 6 March 2010 in a 4-1 over Real Juventud. For the 2012–13 season he was loaned out to Polish Ekstraklasa side Wisła Kraków, he had 2 assists in his debut, a 5-0 win against Luboński 1943 in the Polish Cup Quioto stepped on a players leg on 31 August 2012 and received a 5-game suspension. By the time he returned, Quioto had lost his place in the team and could only make a few substitute appearances; the loan was terminated at in January 2013. Quioto returned to Vida for the 2013 Clausura and he finished joint top scorer for the 2013 Apertura On 30 November 2013, Quioto signed with C. D. Olimpia, he would make his debut for Olimpia on 12 January 2014 in a 1-1 draw against C.

D. Real Sociedad, he scored his first goal for Olimpia on 26 January in their Clásico Moderno match against rival club Real España. He would make his first appearance in the CONCACAF Champions League on 5 August 2014 against Alpha United. On 9 May 2015, Quioto would help the 2015 Honduran Cup. In his time with Olimpia, Quioto helped them win the 2014 Clausura, the 2015 Clausura, the 2016 Clausura, as well as the 2015 Honduran Cup and the 2016 Honduran Supercup Clausura. On 23 December 2016, Romell Quioto was sold to Major League Soccer team Houston Dynamo, he scored on his Dynamo debut on 4 March 2017 in a 3-1 win over the Seattle Sounders. The goal was named MLS Goal of the Week and he was named to the Team of the Week, he would score in his first 3 games for Houston. He would stay hot as well. After a quite April, Quioto scored again and picked up his first assist for Houston on 6 May in a 4-0 win over Orlando City. Quioto helped the Dynamo qualify for the MLS Playoffs for the first time since 2013.

The Dynamo would reach the Western Conference Finals before falling to the 2018, Quioto got off to a slow start, with 0 goals or assists in the first five matches. However, in the 6th game of the season, he would score one and pick up 2 assists in a 5-1 win over Toronto; this was the start of a period of great form for Quioto, scoring 3 and assisting 6 in a 7 game stretch. He was twice named to the MLS Team of the Week during this stretch. On September 29, Quioto scored in the 87th minute to give Houston a 3-2 win over the San Jose Earthquakes. In the final match of the regular season Quioto scored one to help the Dynamo overcome a 2-0 deficit to defeat the LA Galaxy 3-2. Quioto was named to the Team of the Week as a result. Although the Dynamo missed out on the MLS playoffs for 2018, they would win the 2018 US Open Cup, the first in club history, he scored 2 goals in the Dynamo's 4-2 win over Sporting Kansas City on 18 July. In the final, Quioto hit a shot that resulted in an on-goal, helping the Dynamo defeat the Philadelphia Union 3-0.

The Open Cup win qualified them for the 2019 CONCACAF Champions League. Quioto finished the year with 12 assists in 36 games across all competitions. Quioto made his first appearance of the 2019 season in Houston's opening game. D. Guastatoya in the Champions League on 19 February, he picked up his first assist of the year on 9 March, sending in a cross that Mauro Manotas directed into the net in the 86th minute to give the Dynamo a 2-1 win over the Montreal Impact. Quioto scored his first goal of the season 6 July in a 3-2 defeat at FC Cincinnati, he would find the back of the net again in the Dynamo's next match, however they would lose again, this time to LAFC. On 8 August, Quioto was sent off for elbowing NYCFC defender Rónald Matarrita in the back of the head; the Dynamo would go on to lose 3-2. After the game, Dynamo head coach Wilmer Cabrera announced after the game that he had apologized to the referees and the NYCFC coaches and players for Quioto's actions, stating "I will not tolerate it more on the team because we come to play football.

I apologize to the fans, the Houston Dynamo team and the entire league because what happened today." Quioto apologized for his actions on social media after the game. On 16 August, the MLS announced that Quioto had been suspended an additional game, besides the automatic suspension for a red card, fined an undisclosed amount for violent conduct as well as fined him for failing to leave the field after receiving the red card. After the suspension, Quioto did not return to the Dynamo first team, he was not trained separately from the rest of the team. On 7 October 2019, Quioto revealed through his social media accounts that he would no longer continue with the Dynamo, he had not played for two months. On 20 November 2019, Quioto was traded to the Montreal Impact in exchange for Víctor Cabrera and $100,000 in allocation money, he earned his first cap for Honduras on 29 February 2012 in a friendly match against Ecuador. Quioto represented Honduras at the 2016 Summer Olympics and made 6 appearances and scored 1 goal, helping Honduras finish 4th.

He scored his first senior team goal on a 1-3 loss to Guatemala in a friendly. On 10 October 2017, Quioto scored the winning goal against Mexico in the last match of 2018 World Cup Qualifiers to qualify Honduras for the Inter-Continental Playoff, although it became useless with Honduras' defeat to Australia that saw the AFC giant qualified instead; as of 17 November 2018 As of match played 13 December 2019 Scores and results list Honduras' goal tally first. CD Olimpia Liga Nacional: 2014 Clausura, 2


The byline on a newspaper or magazine article gives the name of the writer of the article. Bylines are placed between the headline and the text of the article, although some magazines place bylines at the bottom of the page to leave more room for graphical elements around the headline. defines a byline as "a printed line of text accompanying a news story, article, or the like, giving the author's name". A typical newspaper byline might read: Gershon RabinowitzNew York Daily News Contributor A byline can include a brief article summary that introduces the author by name: Penning a concise description of a long piece has never been as easy as appears, as Staff Writer John Smith now explains: Magazine bylines and bylines on opinion pieces include biographical information on their subjects. A typical biographical byline on a piece of creative nonfiction might read John Smith is working on a book, My Time in Ibiza, based on this article, he is returning to the region this summer to gather material for a follow-up essay.

Bylines were rare before the late 19th century. Before the most similar practice was the occasional "signed" or "signature" article; the word byline itself first appeared in print in 1926, in a scene set in a newspaper office in The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway. One of the earliest consistent uses of the idea was for battlefield reporting during the American Civil War. In 1863, Union General Joseph Hooker required battlefield reporters to sign their articles so that he would know which journalist to blame for any errors or security violations; the practice became more popular at the end of the 19th century, as journalists became more powerful and popular figures. Bylines were used to create celebrities among some yellow journalists during this time. Proponents of signed articles believed that the signature made the journalist more careful and more honest. However, the increasing use of bylines was resisted by others, including the publisher–owner of The New York Times, Adolph Ochs, who believed that bylines interfered with the impersonal nature of news and decreased the sense of institutional responsibility for an article's content.

Bylines remained rare in that newspaper for several more decades. The first Associated Press wire services story with a byline appeared in 1925, the practice became commonplace shortly afterwards. Since the 1970s, most modern newspapers and magazines have attributed all but their shortest articles and their own editorial pieces to individual reporters or to wire services. An exception is the British weekly The Economist, which publishes nearly all material except blog posts anonymously; the Economist explains this practice as being traditional and reflective of the collaborative nature of their reporting. Articles that originate from press agency journalists are sometimes incorrectly attributed to newspaper staff. Dominic Ponsford of the Press Gazette gives the following examples: Ben Ellery's interview with the boyfriend of murdered Jo Yeates appeared in the Daily Mail and Daily Mirror. Andrew Buckwell's exclusive on a paternity issue involving Boris Johnson appeared in the Daily Mail without a byline crediting him.

Ponsford highlights cases in which newspapers byline fictional authors for pieces that attack other newspapers: for example the Daily Express's use of "Brendon Abbott". Acknowledgment Attribution Byline strike Credit Dateline Lower third, byline for TV journalists Pen name Signature block Strapline, unrelated but confused, this is a slogan or product name in advertising

Roland Juno-G

Roland Juno-G is a music workstation/synth introduced in 2006 by Roland Corporation. It is based on the Fantom-X series, having a vintage design that resembles the first Juno synthesizers, such as the Juno-106; the Juno-G's main competitors in the approximate price range, with similar features, when first released, were the Korg Triton Le/TR and Yamaha MO6 workstation synthesizers. Despite the similar name and introduction, the Juno-G was not set to replace the popular Juno-D synthesizer: for they both ran concurrently. Apart from the Juno name, the G and the D have little similarities, the D having its roots in Roland's RS PCM machines; the Juno-G was discontinued in 2010, when Roland introduced the Juno-Gi. The Juno-G has the same sound engine as the Fantom-X series: 128-voice polyphony, 768 patches and 256 GM2 patches within the 64 MB of wave memory, with 16 MIDI plus 4 stereo audio tracks for recording and mixing, it is fully Windows and Mac compatible, connecting through USB for MIDI and data transfer.

Conventional MIDI In and Out sockets are provided, although there is no MIDI Thru socket. Up to 2 GB CompactFlash and Secure Digital memory cards are accepted using a standard PC card adapter. A single SRX expansion board slot and a PC133 RAM slot is available for DIMMs up to 512mb; the Juno-G utilizes a D-Beam controller. Version 2 of the keyboard's operating system is available as a free download, which allows user-sampling, waveform editing, sample triggering. "Test Tones: Roland Juno-G". Future Music. January 2007. Pp. 84–6. ISSN 1553-6777. OCLC 57054243. Roland - Roland US official site Musician's Friend review for JUNO-Gi Synthblock - another review Juno-G details and resources at Roland Clan

Soy Libre (song)

"Soy Libre" is a song by Puerto Rican reggaetón recording artist Ivy Queen, from her ninth studio, Vendetta. It was composed by Queen, along with Nelson Díaz, Jorge Guadalupe and O'Nell Lopez, produced by DJ Nelson and O'Nell Flow, it was released as the lead single from the album on 9 December 2014 with the other three singles "Vamos A Guerrear", "Nací Para Amarte" and "Vendetta" on the EP release Vendetta: First Round. In August 2012, Queen released Musa; the album peaked at number fifteen on the Billboard Latin Albums chart and number two on the Billboard Latin Rhythm Albums chart. Upon its release, the album remained within the five best-selling albums of the urban genre, in the United States and Puerto Rico, according to SoundScan monitoring services of the recognized measurement firm Nielsen. However, it was the lowest first week sales for Queen since the release of her fourth studio album Real in 2004, it still, managed to receive a Latin Grammy Nomination for Best Urban Music Album at the Latin Grammy Awards of 2013.

It was announced in September 2013, that Queen had changed management and returned with Jorge "Goguito" Guadalupe, president and co-founder of Filtro Musik, to release her ninth studio album, entitled Vendetta. Following the birth of her first biological child, Queen announced that she would embark on a U. S. tour entitled the "Viva Puerto Rico Tour". The tour, launched on 29 January 2014, included performances at various gay clubs in cities of the United States and Puerto Rico, such as New York, Miami, Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, Los Angeles and Ponce; the studio album version was announced for a release in February 2014, some time in 2014. The merengue "Soy Libre", appears as the first track on the album EP release, track six on the urban album EP release and track twenty-two on the studio album release, it was composed in major key tonality and contains lead vocals performed by Queen and group back-up vocals. It features simple harmonic progressions, a brass-horn ensemble, prominent percussion, techno synths and accordion or bandoneon playing.

The track was extensively produced by O'Nell Flow. On the urban album EP release, David Jefferies selected "Soy Libre" along with "Sacude & Levantate", "Te Sirvo De Abrigo" and Naci Para Amarte" as the standout tracks, while naming "Vamos A Guerrear", "Vendetta", "Naci Para Amarte" and "Soy Libre" as the key tracks from the studio album release. In the magazine Manero's review of the album, they complimented Queen's "tropical zest" and claimed "Soy Libre" to be "passable", it was released to radio in October 2014. It was released as the lead single from the album on 9 December 2014 with the other three singles "Vamos A Guerrear", "Nací Para Amarte" and "Vendetta" on the EP release Vendetta: First Round; the official music video was released on the video-sharing website YouTube on 13 January 2015. As of November 2015, it has over one million views, it was directed by Florida Film House. It was performed live on Telemundo's Raymond y Sus Amigos in January 2015; the song was performed live on Telemundo's El Nuevo Día in February 2015.

The same month the song was performed on Univision's ¡Despierta América!. It performed live on Univision's Te Desayuno Alegre