Ashley Turton was a lobbyist for Progress Energy, "likely involved with" the company's merger with Duke Energy. She had been Special Assistant to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, chief of staff for Connecticut representative Rosa DeLauro and before that, aide to Missouri representative Dick Gephardt, she was married to the Obama administration's liaison to the House of Representatives. They had three children. On the morning of January 10, 2011 she had planned to drive to the airport for an air trip related to her work. Instead, a neighbor telephoned at 4:49 a.m. to report. Inside the garage, firefighters discovered her body in her 2008 BMW X5 SUV, her death was investigated by the Metropolitan Police Department with assistance from the city fire department, two BMW engineers, the ATF. The coroner's report found “acute alcohol intoxication” and said she died from “inhalation of products of combustion and thermal burns”. According to authorities, there was no indication of foul play and there were "no obvious signs of trauma"
Semiha Borovac is a Bosnian politician who served as the mayor of Sarajevo, holding office from 2005 until 2009. She is Sarajevo's only female mayor to date and is a member of the Party of Democratic Action. Borovac was the Minister for Human Rights and Refugees. Borovac served as mayor of Sarajevo from 2005 until 2009, she was elected Minister for Human Rights and Refugees on 13 March 2015. Within her first year in office, Borovac met with refugee families across Herzegovina. On 26 January 2016, Borovac signed an agreement with mayors from cities throughout the country and ministers of both entities, promising to have 438 homes built for families displaced by the Bosnian War of the 1990s. Borovac attended first the "Ahmet Fetahagić" elementary school and the "Druga Gimnazija" secondary school in Sarajevo, she went on to university, graduating from the Sarajevo Law School in 1977 and qualifying as a judge in 2000. In 2001 she qualified as a trainer with the Citizens' Association for Local Development Initiative.
1977-1982: Regular collaborators at Trade Union of Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina 1982-1986: Administrative inspectors at Community New Sarajevo 1986-1990: Secretary of Associated Labor Council at SO New Sarajevo 1990-1992: Deputy of secretary SO New Sarajevo 1992-1995: Deputy of secretary IO New Sarajevo 1996: Head of chief’s office for Community New Sarajevo 1996-2000: Assistant minister of justice of the Sarajevo Canton 1998-2000: Proxy at the House of Representatives of Parliament of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2000-2005: Delegate at the Congress of Canton Sarajevo, Delegate at the House of Nations of Parliament of FBiH, President of the Bosniaks’ Club at the House of Nations of Parliament of FBiH 2005: During Constitutional Conference of Municipal Council of Sarajevo, is elected on 14 June 2005 to be mayor of Sarajevo 2000: Secretary of Cantonal Committee of the Party of Democratic Action Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo 2001: Presiding over III Congress of SDA BiH 2001: Member of the Commission for Bylaw and Operating Procedure of SDA 2002: Member of the Group for Juristically Questions of the Council of SDA 2002: President of the Labor Presidency of the 1st Convention of SDA 2005: Presiding over IV Congress of SDA Borovac is married with two daughters
Akeem Levar Dodson is an American professional cricketer. From New York City, he made his senior debut for the American national team in 2008, having earlier played for the national under-19 side at the 2006 Under-19 World Cup. A right-handed wicket-keeper/batsman, Dodson has played at international tournaments since making his debut, including at the 2013 and 2015 World Twenty20 Qualifiers. Dodson was born in New York, to a Guyanese father, his early childhood was spent in Guyana and rural Pennsylvania, but after his family returned to New York City he attended Darul Uloom New York, an Islamic school, where he gained the title hafiz for his memorization of the Quran. Aged only 15, Dodson made his international under-19 debut at the 2003 Americas Under-19 Championship, played in King City, Ontario; the United States won only a single match at the tournament, finishing fourth behind Canada and the Cayman Islands. Dodson scored 89 runs from his four matches, the second-most for his team, recorded six dismissals while keeping wicket.
He retained his place in the side for the 2005 edition of the tournament, again played in Ontario. The United States won all four of its matches at the tournament to qualify for the 2006 Under-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka, although Dodson's four innings yielded only 48 runs. At the 2006 World Cup, Dodson was the only wicket-keeper chosen in the American squad, played in all five of the team's matches, which were accorded under-19 One Day International status, his 84 runs at the tournament put him amongst the team's three best batsmen, with his highest score being 43 against the West Indies. Placed in a group with three ICC full members, the U. S. lost all three of its group-stage matches, but did win a game against Namibia in the plate competition. Dodson's underage career continued at state level in the United States, where he captained New York to victory at the 2007 National Under-19 Championships. Dodson was first selected for the U. S. senior squad at the 2006 Americas Championship Division One tournament in Canada, but played no matches at the tournament.
His debut for the senior team came in November 2008, during the 2008–09 season of the WICB Cup, where the United States were competing as an invitational team. As the West Indian domestic limited-overs competition, matches at the tournament had List A status. Dodson played in three out of a possible four games for the U. S. with the other match, against Jamaica, abandoned due to rain. After a duck on debut against Barbados, he scored 31 not out against Trinidad and Tobago, coming in seventh in the batting order; the captain of the U. S. team at the tournament was Jamaican-born Orlando Baker, who played for the same New York City club as Dodson, encourage him to pursue wicket-keeping. Dodson made only a single appearance for the U. S. team at its next major tournament, the 2008 Americas Division One tournament in Fort Lauderdale. He did not bat in that match, against Argentina, with Carl Wright preferred as wicket-keeper in the other matches. Dodson spent the 2009 season playing club cricket in England.
He spent the season with Waresley, which plays in the county leagues in both Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire, hit three centuries, including a score of 190. Dodson did not appear again for the U. S. national team until July 2011, when he was selected to keep wicket for the side at the 2011 Americas Twenty20 Division One tournament in Florida. There, he scored only 28 runs from his three innings, with the U. S. finishing second behind Canada. Both teams proceeded to the 2012 World Twenty20 Qualifier, but Steven Taylor and Nauman Mustafa were selected ahead of Dodson as wicket-keepers in the American squad for that tournament. At the next major competition for the United States, the 2012 World Cricket League Division Four tournament in Malaysia, Dodson made the initial squad, but Steven Taylor was preferred as wicket-keeper for all but one game, against Singapore. At the 2013 Americas Division One Twenty20, Dodson played in seven of an eight possible matches, was second only to Taylor in runs scored.
Against Suriname in the opening game, he was named man of the match after hitting 54* from 40 balls. The U. S. won that tournament to qualify for the 2013 World Twenty20 Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates, where matches had full Twenty20 status. Playing six of a possible seven games, Dodson topscored in two matches, with 27 against Ireland and 41 against Denmark, but finished with only 87 runs from six innings as the U. S. lost all but one of its group-stage matches. In November 2014, Dodson was one of at least six national squad players to publicly criticise the leadership of the USA Cricket Association, along with Orlando Baker and Timroy Allen. Dodson cited the organisation's "constant refusal to invest in proper team preparation and management", threatened to withdraw from any USACA-selected teams. USACA responded by stating that it would consider changes to its constitution at the 2014 AGM, with the intention of satisfying player demands. Dodson was recalled to the national squad in April 2015, for the 2015 Americas Division One Twenty20 tournament the following month.
He was one of only four American-born players in the team, the others being Steven Taylor, Hammad Shahid, Jasdeep Singh. At the tournament, Dodson scored only one run from his three matches, with ducks against both Bermuda and Suriname, he kept wicket only against Bermuda, in the other games playing as a batsman, as part of a middle order that one writer suggested would "come under the microscope from selectors". Player profile and statistics at Cricket Archive Player profile and statistics at ESPNcricinfo
Rožmberk is a large fish pond in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, next to the town Třeboň. Its area is 4.89 square kilometres, has a maximum depth is 12.3 m, making it the largest pond of Central Europe. The pond was designed and built under guidance of Jakub Krčín, working for the Bohemian aristocratic family of the House of Rožmberk and it is named after that family; the work was finished in 1590. At this time many fish ponds were established throughout South Bohemia. Water from the river Lužnice flows into the pond; the House of Rožmberk, History of the Rozmberks noble family of Southern Bohemia and Lords of Krumlov and Rozmberk. Media related to Rožmberk at Wikimedia CommonsBohemia - A Year in the Wetlands - The Secrets of Nature Documentary
Prince Charles Ferdinand Vasa, was a Polish nobleman, priest, Bishop of Wrocław from 1625, bishop of Płock from 1640 and Duke of Opole from 1648 to 1655. Charles Ferdinand was the fourth son of King Sigismund III Vasa and his wife Constance of Austria and the brother of John Casimir, John Albert, Alexander Charles and Anna Catherine Constance. Charles Ferdinand spent his childhood and youth in the care of his mother at the royal court in Warsaw. On March 23, 1624, he received from Pope Urban VIII dispensation, allowing him to take the dignity of being a canon in Wrocław. In this case, cardinal-protector Cosmo de Torres intervened with the pope. On May 3, 1625, through the political efforts of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, he was appointed the Bishop of Wrocław. On October 22, 1625 he received papal approval for the post. On January 18, 1626, despite being a minor and not having a proper ordination ceremony he was installed as bishop. After the death of his mother in 1631, together with his brother John Casimir he inherited the wealthy city of Żywiec in Lesser Poland.
During the reign of Władysław IV, Charles Ferdinand resided in Warsaw. Being a close relative of the royal court, however, he was not interested in politics and had no ambition to acquire the secular authorities. Between 1632 and 1648 he devoted his time to administrative work, financial affairs and accumulation of ecclesiastical benefice. In 1640 he was appointed the Bishop of Płock. After his coming of age, Charles Ferdinand decided never to accept the ordination of priesthood and gave the control of the Archdiocese of Wrocław to other influential bishops and priests that would be in charge like Bishop John von Balthasar Liesch Hornau and Archdeacon Peter Gebauer. With the Archdiocese of Płock, he gave control over the sect to Stanisław Starczewski and Wojciech Tolibowski After the death of King Władysław IV Vasa in 1648, he was a candidate to the Polish throne, together with his brother John Casimir whom he supported, he has launched a tough policy and decisive steps to quell the civil war in Polish occupied Ruthenia and Ukraine.
He received the support of two-thirds majority of bishops in the Polish Sejm. Most notably he was supported by the Ruthenian nobles led by Jeremi Wiśniowiecki, his policies were opposed by the Protestants, Lutherans and by the nobility of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, which feared the tightening of the Counter-Reformation. At the forefront of opposition to Charles Ferdinand Vasa stood Janusz Radziwiłł and his brother Bogusław Radziwiłł, who threatened to break the Polish-Lithuanian union. After losing the election, Charles Ferdinand received, from his brother and newly elected king, the Duchy of Opole and Racibórz, he retired from public life. He settled on the estates of the bishops in Mazovia, his main residence was a large renaissance castle in Brok. In 1651, he took care of the orphaned and deprived of estates in Ruthenia, Michael Korybut Wiśniowiecki. Vasa financed his travels abroad and provided thorough education and studies in the best schools of Europe. Charles Ferdinand Vasa died on May 1655 in Wyszków.
He was buried in the Jesuit Church in Warsaw. Charles Ferdinand Vasa left a huge fortune and the majority of it was spent on various foundations of churches in the country; the rest was inherited by his brother John II Casimir. Money and estates inherited from the king's brother helped to finance the troops and the military during the Polish-Swedish War, the Duchy of Silesia provided the king with shelter when he had to flee Poland in 1655. Charles Ferdinand was a great patron of supporter of the Society of Jesus. In the 1640s, royal architect, Giovanni Battista Gisleni built for him a palace situated on the northern bastion of the Warsaw Royal Castle fortifications, it was ransacked and destroyed by Swedes and Germans of Brandenburg in 1650s, during the Deluge. He had a large wooden palace in Wyszków. Płock Cathedral Nysa Portrait of Charles Ferdinand Vasa