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In common usage, theft is the taking of another person's property or services without that person's permission or consent with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it. The word is used as an informal shorthand term for some crimes against property, such as burglary, larceny, robbery, library theft or fraud. In some jurisdictions, theft is considered to be synonymous with larceny. Someone who carries out an act of or makes a career of theft is known as a thief; the act of theft is known by other terms such as stealing and filching. Theft is the name of a statutory offence in California, Canada and Wales, Hong Kong, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, the Australian states of South Australia, Victoria; the actus reus of theft is defined as an unauthorized taking, keeping, or using of another's property which must be accompanied by a mens rea of dishonesty and the intent permanently to deprive the owner or rightful possessor of that property or its use. For example, if X goes to a restaurant and, by mistake, takes Y's scarf instead of her own, she has physically deprived Y of the use of the property but the mistake prevents X from forming the mens rea so no crime has been committed at this point.

But if she realises the mistake when she gets home and could return the scarf to Y, she will steal the scarf if she dishonestly keeps it. Note that there may be civil liability for the torts of trespass to chattels or conversion in either eventuality. Section 322 of the Criminal Code provides the general definition for theft in Canada: 322; every one commits theft who fraudulently and without colour of right takes, or fraudulently and without colour of right converts to his/her use or to the use of another person, whether animate or inanimate, with intent to deprive, temporarily or the owner of it, or a person who has a special property or interest in it, of the thing or of his property or interest in it. Sections 323 to 333 provide for more specific instances and exclusions: theft from oyster beds theft by bailee of things under seizure exception when agent is pledging goods theft of telecommunications service possession of device to obtain telecommunication facility or service theft by or from person having special property or interest theft by person required to account theft by person holding power of attorney misappropriation of money held under direction exception for ore taken for exploration or scientific research In the general definition above, the Supreme Court of Canada has construed "anything" broadly, stating that it is not restricted to tangibles, but includes intangibles.

To be the subject of theft it must, however: be property of some sort. Because of this, confidential information cannot be the subject of theft, as it is not capable of being taken as only tangibles can be taken, it cannot be converted, not because it is an intangible, but because, save in exceptional far‑fetched circumstances, the owner would never be deprived of it. However, the theft of trade secrets in certain circumstances does constitute part of the offence of economic espionage, which can be prosecuted under s. 19 of the Security of Information Act. For the purposes of punishment, Section 334 divides theft into two separate offences, according to the value and nature of the goods stolen: If the thing stolen is worth more than $5000 or is a testamentary instrument the offence is referred to as Theft Over $5000 and is an indictable offence with a maximum punishment of 10 years imprisonment. Where the stolen item is not a testamentary instrument and is not worth more than $5000 it is known as Theft Under $5000 and is a hybrid offence, meaning that it can be treated either as an indictable offence or a less serious summary conviction offence, depending on the choice of the prosecutor.if dealt with as an indictable offence, it is punishable by imprisonment for not more than 2 years, and, if treated as a summary conviction offence, it is punishable by 6 months imprisonment, a fine of $2000 or both.

Where a motor vehicle is stolen, Section 333.1 provides for a maximum punishment of 10 years for an indictable offence, a maximum sentence of 18 months on summary conviction. Article 2 of the Theft Ordinance provides the general definition of theft in Hong Kong: A person commits theft if he dishonestly appropriates property belonging to another with the intention of permanently depriving the other of it, it is immaterial whether the appropriation is made with a view to gain, or is made for the thief’s own benefit. Theft is a crime with related articles in the Wetboek van Strafrecht. Article 310 prohibits theft, defined as taking away any object that belongs to someone else, with the intention to appropriate it illegally. Maximum imprisonment is a fine of the fifth category. Article 311 consists


EMTV is a commercial television station in Papua New Guinea. Until the launch of the National Television Service in September 2008, it was the country's only free to air television service, it is owned by Telikom PNG through a subsidiary Media Niugini. It was owned by Fiji Television Limited and Nine Network Australia; the station commenced broadcasting in July 1987 in Port Moresby. In April 1988, the station opened relays in Lae, Mt. Hagen, Goroka and Rabaul; the next year, the Post and Telecommunications Department made a microwave bearer available for live transmission in Lae, Mt. Hagen and Madang. In November 1993, EMTV moved off the PTC's bearer, transferred program distribution to a satellite system; the current satellite footprint allows the signal to be seen within all of PNG, as far away as Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. Today, EM TV operates two transmitters in Port Moresby, leases and maintains six downlink and retransmission centres in Lae, Rabaul, Mt Hagen, Goroka and Kavieng.

Other groups such as mine sites, cable operators and local community groups have set up their own satellite receivers and redistribute the signal in areas such as Pogera, Ok Tedi, Lihir, Wewak, Popondetta and many other smaller areas. EMTV was owned by the Nine Network Australia, from where most of its shows, idents and ads were sourced. One of the most recognisable Nine Network affiliteship flag was EMTV's 2004 ident, which used Nine's'Still the One' music, first used by ABC in the United States in 1976; this ident is still in use today, despite EMTV dropping its affiliateship with Nine in late 2006 when it was sold to Fiji Television Limited, leading to a slowdown in the network's quality of television, the dropping of Nine's American television lineup. EMTV continues to host many shows produced by Nine, as it still shows Nine's Australian shows through 2009, including Domestic Blitz, the Today Show, RPA. After the split, EMTV began showing other shows such as The Simpsons, Grey's Anatomy, Army Wives, Neighbours and 24, which are held by Nine's rivals, Network Ten and the Seven Network.

There was speculation that Nine would reincorporate EMTV back into Publishing and Broadcasting Limited to compete with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation run Australia Network, shown across the Asia-Pacific Region. EMTV's news flagship is National EMTV News, which uses a simple version of Nine's 2004 news graphics and is telecast daily from 6pm, they show locally made news reports, reports from Nine News Australia. Being Papua New Guinea's only commercial station, EMTV controls a major aspect of news in the country. EMTV shows Nine's Today Show and A Current Affair on weekdays. Official website

Verdun Maple Leafs (ice hockey)

The Verdun Maple Leafs was the name of three ice hockey clubs that existed in Verdun, including a senior hockey team, two junior teams. The Maple Leafs played home games at the Verdun Auditorium; the first club was a senior hockey team established in the early 1920s. They played in the Montreal City Hockey League until 1937 switched to the Quebec Senior Hockey League; the team folded after 1942 at the onset of World War II. This senior team coexisted with its farm club, a junior team from 1933 to 1950 known as the Maple Leafs. Verdun were finalists for the Eastern Canadian Championship and the George Richardson Memorial Trophy in 1939 and 1940, but lost both times to the Oshawa Generals; the Verdun Maple Leafs were revived again in 1963 playing in the Montreal Metropolitan Junior Hockey League. The team switched to the Quebec Junior Hockey League in 1965. Verdun challenged against for the Eastern Canadian Championship in 1968, but were defeated bt the Niagara Falls Flyers; the following season, Verdun was promoted to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, where it played from 1969 to 1972.

Serge Martel won the Michel Bergeron Trophy as the league's rookie of the year, playing for Verdun in 1969–70. List of alumni from the Verdun Maple Leafs who played in the National Hockey League. Two Hockey Hall of Fame members played for the Maple Leafs. Emile Bouchard and Maurice Richard were teammates during the 1939–40 season. Senior Verdun Maple Leafs Junior Verdun Maple Leafs Verdun Maple Leafs Season-by-season results for the Verdun Maple Leafs of the Quebec Junior Hockey League. List of Verdun Maple Leafs alumni

Springfield Friends Meeting

Springfield Friends Meeting is an historic Quaker meeting located in High Point, North Carolina. The first meeting for worship was held in 1773, when a group of families purchased 12 acres of land for the price of 5 shillings and built a log structure, the original meetinghouse. In 1780, at the request of Deep River Meeting, Springfield was set up as a preparative meeting, it was established as a monthly meeting in New Garden Quarter in 1790. A second building was built in 1805, in 1858 a more substantial meetinghouse was built of bricks made on the site, it has separate entrances for men and women, which were the tradition at the time, the old stone “uppenblocks” for mounting horses are still in front of the building. The 1858 meetinghouse is now the home for the Museum of Old Domestic Life, a hands-on museum of common household and farm implements from the 1800s; the "new" meetinghouse was built in 1926 with guidance from architect John Jay Blair. This fourth building is the one used by Springfield Friends today.

A large brick entry to the meeting grounds was added in 1931. A chapel was added in the early 1950s and a large new wing at the back with a fellowship hall and Sunday School rooms was built in 1964. After the Civil War, Springfield Friends Meeting was the headquarters for eight years for the Baltimore Association of Friends to Advise and Assist Friends in the Southern States, a group of Quaker business people and interested Friends from around the country; this group rebuilt schools, trained teachers and religious leaders, established a Model Farm to demonstrate modern agricultural techniques and distribute seed and tools to farmers in war-ravaged North Carolina. The director chosen to lead this work was Allen Jay, a Quaker from Indiana, who together with his wife Martha had a great influence on Quakers throughout the South; the house where the Jays lived is still standing and was used for many years as a regional office of the American Friends Service Committee. It is used by the Friends Emergency Material Assistance Program, which distributes health and personal care kits to infants and migrant workers.

Two local schools, a gymnasium built by the Works Progress Administration, a subdivision are named after Allen Jay. Springfield Friends was a traditional “unprogrammed” congregation until the 1870s, when many Quaker meetings were swept up in the revival movement. Members of Springfield were active in the founding of High Point Friends Meeting, Archale Friends Meeting and various other Quaker congregations in the area; the first full-time pastor, George Welker, was called to serve in 1914. Springfield Friends were active for more than 200 years in North Carolina Yearly Meeting, were instrumental in the founding of Quaker Lake Camp in Climax, NC. Following the breakup of the yearly meeting in 2017, Springfield Friends are now a part of the new North Carolina Fellowship of Friends; the Hunts, Englishes, Picketts, Wrights and Coffins were among the early members of the meeting who contributed much to the work of Friends in the state. Nathan Hunt was one of the founders of the New Garden Boarding School.

Allen U. Tomlinson ran a small leather business before the Civil War and started a small furniture shop, his descendants and Charles Tomlinson, started the Tomlinson Chair Manufacturing Company, which helped to start High Point as one of the major center of furniture making in the U. S. Myron “Red” Hayworth was a professional baseball player and scout. Byron Haworth, local attorney and Family Court judge, served as clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting from 1961-65 and as clerk of Friends United Meeting. Racing driver Jimmie Lewallen was one of the founders of NASCAR. Joseph Terrell is the lead singer for MIPSO, one of the top country/bluegrass bands in the country; the cemetery is to the west of the 1858 meetinghouse and has some of the oldest Quaker graves in the area. The first recorded burial was that of Mary Hoggatt in 1780; the cemetery is visited by people doing genealogical research. The cemetery is under the care of the Springfield Memorial Association, founded in 1906, which has care of the 1858 meetinghouse and the Allen Jay house.

A guidebook helps visitors provides additional information where known. The Autobiography of Allen Jay, edited by Joshua Brown The Carolina Quaker Experience 1665-1985: An Interpretation, by Seth B. Hinshaw Carolina Quakers: Our Heritage of Hope, Tercentenary1672-1972, edited by Seth B. Hinshaw and Mary Edith Hinshaw Springfield Friends Cemetery, 1780-2017, edited by Brenda G. Haworth Springfield 1773-1740, by Sara Richardson Haworth Springfield Friends Meeting

Marion, Iowa

Marion is a city in Linn County, United States. The population was 26,294 at the 2000 census and was 34,768 at the 2010 census, an increase of 32.2%. The city is located next to part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area; the town was named after a hero of the Revolutionary War. The site was selected in 1839 to be the first county seat of Iowa. After years of debate over moving the county seat to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, it was put to a vote in 1919; the vote was 9,960 in favor of moving 4,823 not in favor. Each year, the city hosts the annual "Swamp Fox Festival", a celebration of Marion's heritage named in honor of the "Swamp Fox", Francis Marion's nickname during the Revolutionary War; the event includes a 5K run, parade and many other family friendly activities. The town was the home to St. Berchman's Seminary, established in 1905 by the Sisters of Mercy as a boarding school for small boys; the academy, which closed in 1942, consisted of five buildings spread over 23 acres. One of the most famous residents was actor Don Ameche.

Today, the main building, now housing apartments, is all. The current site of the Indian Creek Country Club was once the home of a sulky horse racing track. In November 2019 Mayor Nick AbouAssaly won a second term over Mary Lou Pazour with 70 percent of the vote. Marion is located at 42°2′16″N 91°35′35″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.06 square miles, of which, 16.05 square miles is land and 0.01 square miles is water. As of the census of 2010, there were 34,768 people, 14,108 households, 9,308 families living in the city; the population density was 2,166.2 inhabitants per square mile. There were 15,064 housing units at an average density of 938.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 93.7% White, 2.0% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.5% from other races, 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population. There were 14,108 households of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, 34.0% were non-families.

28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.02. The median age in the city was 36.1 years. 26.5% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the city was 51.7 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 26,294 people, 10,458 households, 7,174 families living in the city; the population density was 2,192.1 people per square mile. There were 10,968 housing units at an average density of 914.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 97.01% White, 0.60% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.94% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population. There were 10,458 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.4% were non-families.

26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.00. Age spread:26.4% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males. The median income for a household in the city was $48,591, the median income for a family was $59,110. Males had a median income of $40,766 versus $26,241 for females; the per capita income for the city was $23,158. About 3.9% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over. The Granger House Museum is a restored middle-class family home, representing the structural design of the American Victorian age; the house, built in the 1840s, showcases an extensive collection that includes many original furnishings.

The brick carriage house, built in 1879 next to the Granger home, is an untouched treasure and the only one of its design in the Midwest. The Granger house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, embodies the lifestyle of a middle-class family living in the late 19th century; the museum has guided tours and seasonal activities bringing the town's history to life. The Marion Heritage Center is a church building used by the Methodists from the 1850s until 1875, it serves as a community center for educational programs. The history of Marion and its citizens are including art exhibits. Lectures and other cultural events are scheduled to provide insights into the town's past. In 2008 the center became the permanent home for the fresco mural Communication by Mail painting, by the artist Dan Rhodes in 1939 The building is open all year; the Marion Arts Festival is a one-day event showcasing 50 artists from across the country. Continuous live music and specialty food vendors are featured.

There is a 5K run with prizes awarded to the top 4 win

Apple of Discord

An apple of discord is a reference to the Golden Apple of Discord which, according to Greek mythology, the goddess Eris tossed in the midst of the feast of the gods at the wedding of Peleus and Thetis as a prize of beauty, thus sparking a vanity-fueled dispute among Hera and Aphrodite that led to the Trojan War. Thus, "apple of discord" is used to signify the core, kernel, or crux of an argument, or a small matter that could lead to a bigger dispute; because of this, the Roman goddess corresponding to the Greek Eris was named "Discordia". In German and in Dutch, the words are used a lot more colloquially than in English, though in German the colloquial form is not Apfel der Zwietracht but Zankapfel and Erisapfel. In the Eixample district of Barcelona, there is a block nicknamed in Spanish La manzana de la discordia; the reason for this usage is that manzana means "city block" in Spanish. It was so named because it features four different interpretations of Modernisme architecture: Antoni Gaudí's Casa Batlló, Lluís Domènech i Montaner's Casa Lleó Morera, Josep Puig i Cadafalch's Casa Amatller, Enric Sagnier's Casa Mulleras.

In some sources, Eris inscribed on the apple "for the fair" or "to the most beautiful" before tossing it. The most popular version of the inscription is ΤΗ ΚΑΛΛΙΣΤΗΙ. Καλλίστῃ is the dative singular of the feminine superlative of καλός, beautiful. In Latin sources, the word is formosissima. Golden apple Judgement of Paris Eris Killing three warriors with two peaches