Wilson County is a county located in the U. S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 113,993, its county seat is Lebanon. The largest city is Mt. Juliet. Wilson County is part of the Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area. Wilson County was created in 1799 from a portion of Sumner County, named for Major David Wilson, a Revolutionary War veteran and statesman; the county remained predominantly agrarian throughout the 19th century. The arrival of the railroad after the Civil War boosted the county's timber sector, several large factories were constructed in the county during the early 20th century. Wilson County was the site of an important saltpeter mine. Saltpeter is the main ingredient of gunpowder and was obtained by leaching the earth from Valley Cave. Valley Cave is located near Statesville. Numerous saltpeter hoppers still inside the cave indicate that this was a large mining operation; these saltpeter vats may date from either the War of 1812 mining era or the Civil War mining era, or both.
Further research is needed to determine. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 583 square miles, of which 571 square miles is land and 12 square miles is water; the Cumberland River flows along the county's northern border with Sumner counties. This section of the river is part of Old Hickory Lake. Several streams in the western part of the county are part of the Stones River basin. Wilson County is home to a large concentration of cedar glades, a unique ecosystem where the soil is too rocky or shallow for trees to grow. Many of these glades are found in Cedars of Lebanon State Park. Trousdale County Smith County DeKalb County Cannon County Rutherford County Davidson County Sumner County Cedars of Lebanon State Forest Cedars of Lebanon State Park Couchville Cedar Glade State Natural Area Gattinger's Cedar Glade and Barrens State Natural Area John and Hester Land Cedar Glades State Natural Area Old Hickory Wildlife Management Area Percy Priest Wildlife Management Area Vesta Cedar Glade State Natural Area Vine Cedar Glade State Natural Area I-40 I-840 US 70 US 70N US 70 Bus.
US 231 SR 96 SR 109 SR 141 SR 171 SR 265 SR 266 SR 267 SR 452 As of the census of 2010, there were 113,993 people, 42,563 households, 32,177 families living in the county. The population density was 199.64 persons per square mile. The housing unit density was 74.54 units per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 89.30% White, 6.40% African American, 1.12% Asian, 0.35% Native American, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.46% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origins constituted 3.24% of the population. Of all of the households, 33.22% had children under the age of 18 living in them, 60.08% were married couples living together, 4.33% had a male householder with no wife present, 11.19% had a female householder with no husband present, 24.40% were non-families. 19.86% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.29% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.03. The population was spread out with 25.06% under the age of 18, 62.78% ages 18 to 64, 12.17% age 65 and older.
The median age was 39.3 years. 51.02% of the population were females and 48.98% were males. The median household income was $60,678, the median family income was $70,092. Males had a median income of $49,293 versus $36,419 for females; the per capita income for the county was $27,814. About 5.6% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under the age of 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 and older. As of the census of 2000, there were 88,809 people, 32,798 households, 25,582 families living in the county; the population density was 156 people per square mile. There were 34,921 housing units at an average density of 61 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 91.50% White, 6.26% Black or African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.48% from other races, 0.92% from two or more races. 1.27% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 32,798 households out of which 37.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.20% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, 22.00% were non-families.
18.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.10% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.03. In the county, the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 31.70% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, 9.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.80 males. The median income for a household in the county was $50,140, the median income for a family was $56,650. Males had a median income of $39,848 versus $26,794 for females; the per capita income for the county was $22,739. About 4.60% of families and 6.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.80% of those under age 18 and 11.50% of those age 65 or over. Wilson County Schools oversees 22 public schools, including 2 adult education centers and a technical education center; the county has four high schools:Mount Juliet High School, Lebanon High School, Wilson Central High School, Watertown High School.
The Automated Planet Finder Telescope a.k.a. Rocky Planet Finder, is a robotic 2.4-meter optical telescope at Lick Observatory, situated on the summit of Mount Hamilton, east of San Jose, California, USA. It is designed to search for extrasolar planets in the range of five to twenty times the mass of the Earth; the instrument will examine about 10 stars per night. Over the span of a decade, the telescope is expected to study 1,000 nearby stars for planets, its estimated cost was $10 million. The total cost-to-completion of the APF project was $12.37 million. First light was scheduled for 2006, but delays in the construction of the major components of the telescope pushed this back to August 2013, it was commissioned in August 2013. The telescope uses high-precision radial velocity measurements to measure the gravitational reflex motion of nearby stars caused by the orbiting of planets; the design goal is to detect stellar motions as small as one meter per second, comparable to a slow walking speed.
The main targets will be stars within about 100 light years of the Earth. Early tests show that the performance of the Ken and Gloria Levy Doppler Spectrometer is meeting the design goals; the spectrometer has high throughput and is meeting the design sensitivity of, similar to the radial velocity precision of HARPS and HIRES. Parts for the telescopes were constructed by international companies: The mirror blank was cast in Russia; the blank was optical figured in Maryland, USA. Assembly was performed in Arizona, USA; the dome was built in Australia. The spectrograph was built in California, it is located on Mount Hamilton in California. The telescope will be used to search for optical signals coming from laser transmissions from hypothetical extraterrestrial civilizations; this undertaking is for the funded Breakthrough Listen to the Berkeley SETI Research Center. List of large optical telescopes Automated Planet Finder Telescope - ucolick.org APF Camera view of Dome - ucolick.org
Kaori Yoneyama is a Japanese professional wrestler working as a freelancer on the Japanese independent circuit. Yoneyama started her career in 1999. During the following years, she became a one-time JWP Openweight Champion, a one-time JWP Junior Champion, a five-time JWP Tag Team Champion and a three-time Daily Sports Women's Tag Team Champion. Notable titles she has held outside of JWP include All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling's AJW Championship and AJW Tag Team Championship, Ice Ribbon's International Ribbon Tag Team Championship and NEO Japan Ladies Pro Wrestling's High Speed Championship. In July 2011, Yoneyama announced that she would be ending her twelve-year career the following December. After a retirement tour, which took Yoneyama not only across the Japanese independent circuit, but to the United States, she announced during her retirement ceremony that she had changed her mind and decided to continue her career. In January 2013, Yoneyama quit JWP to become a freelancer, working for promotions such as Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling, Oz Academy, Union Pro Wrestling and World Wonder Ring Stardom.
Yoneyama made her professional wrestling debut for the JWP Joshi Puroresu promotion on November 29, 1999, in a match against Kayoko Haruyama, during which she suffered an eye injury, which forced her to take an early break from her new career. After making her return in early 2000, Yoneyama continued wrestling for JWP, but made appearances in promotions such as All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling, Big Japan Pro Wrestling, Hyper Visual Fighting Arsion, JDStar, International Wrestling Association of Japan, Ladies Legend Pro Wrestling and NEO Japan Ladies Pro Wrestling. Yoneyama won her first professional wrestling championship on July 6, 2002, when she defeated Erika Watanabe for the JWP Junior Championship. On July 20, Yoneyama and Kayoko Haruyama defeated Mika Nishio and Miyuki Fujii for the AJW Tag Team Championship, followed by Yoneyama defeating Fujii in a singles match on November 29 to win the AJW Championship. On January 2, 2003, Yoneyama won yet another title by defeating Princesa Sandy for the BJW Women's Championship.
Her AJW Championship reign ended two days when she was defeated by Mika Nishio, a month she and Haruyama were stripped of the AJW Tag Team Championship. On January 25, 2004, Yoneyama and Haruyama defeated Etsuko Mita and Misae Genki in a tournament final to win the JWP Tag Team Championship. On August 15, Yoneyama ended her two-year reign with the JWP Junior Championship by vacating the title. On December 12, Yoneyama and Haruyama lost the JWP Tag Team Championship to Akino and Tsubasa Kuragaki. Yoneyama would regain the title from Akino and Kuragaki on May 15, 2005, this time teaming with Toujyuki Leon. On August 7, Yoneyama defeated Tanny Mouse to become the 199th Dramatic Dream Team Ironman Heavymetalweight Champion, but afterwards vacated the title and entered a battle royal to determine the 200th champion. In the match, Mouse would regain the title. After a fifteen-month reign and Leon lost the JWP Tag Team Championship to Ran Yu-Yu and Toshie Uematsu on August 6, 2006. While still maintaining JWP as her home promotion, in September 2006, Yoneyama began working for her friend Emi Sakura's new Ice Ribbon promotion.
Yoneyama ended the year by winning the Daily Sports Christmas Cup. On February 28, 2007, Yoneyama and Toshie Uematsu won a one night tournament to become the number one contenders to the JWP Tag Team Championship. However, they would fail to capture the championship in their title match against Kazuki and Sachie Abe on March 21. In late 2007, Yoneyama began feuding with JWP Openweight Champion Azumi Hyuga, which led to a title match between the two on December 9, where Hyuga retained her title. In January 2009, Yoneyama debuted a new character, Yoneyamakao Lee, a Chinese wrestler signed to the nonexistent New Beijing Pro Wrestling promotion; the character made appearances for DDT, the inventors of the NBPW concept. On July 19, Yoneyama and Emi Sakura defeated Command Bolshoi and Megumi Yabushita for the JWP Tag Team and Daily Sports Women's Tag Team Championships. On August 2, Yoneyama defeated Pro Wrestling Wave representative Yumi Ohka in the finals to win the 2009 Natsu Onna Kettei Tournament.
On September 20, Yoneyama made an appearance for NEO Japan Ladies Pro Wrestling, defeating Natsuki☆Taiyo for the NEO High Speed Championship. The following day and Sakura won another championship by defeating Minori Makiba and Nanae Takahashi for Ice Ribbon's International Ribbon Tag Team Championship, meaning that, for the second time in her career, Yoneyama was now holding four different championships simultaneously. Yoneyama's and Sakura's three reigns ended on December 13, when they lost all of their tag team titles to Azumi Hyuga and Ran Yu-Yu. On July 4, 2010, Yoneyama defeated Kayoko Haruyama in a tournament final to become the number one contender to the JWP Openweight Championship. On July 18, Yoneyama defeated Nanae Takahashi to win the JWP Openweight Championship for the first time. Afterwards, Yoneyama announced that start of the "Yoneyama Revolution", during which she offered to defend the Openweight Championship against any wrestler from any promotion. On July 24, Yoneyama entered the 2010 Natsu Onna Kettei Tag Tournament, teaming with JWP founder and promoter Command Bolshoi, with the two defeating Kayoko Haruyama and Tanny Mouse in their first round match.
On August 15, Yoneyama and Bolshoi first defeated Dynamite Kansai and Tsubasa Kuragaki in the semifinals and Kagetsu and Leon in the finals to win the Natsu Onna Kettei Tag Tournament. On September 19, Yoneyama defeated former partner Emi Sakura in a JWP Openweight Ch
Milliyet is a major pro-government Turkish daily newspaper published in Istanbul, Turkey. Milliyet came to publishing life at the Nuri Akça press in Babıali, Istanbul as a daily private newspaper on 3 May 1950, its owner was Ali Naci Karacan. After his death in 1955 the paper was published by Encüment Karacan. For a number of years the person who made his mark on the paper as the editor in chief was Abdi İpekçi. İpekçi managed to raise the standards of the Turkish press by introducing his journalistic criteria. On 1 February 1979, İpekçi was murdered by Mehmet Ali Ağca, who would attempt to assassinate the Pope John Paul II. Milliyet is published in broadsheet format. In 2001 Milliyet had a circulation of 337,000 copies. According to comScore, Milliyet's website is the fifth most visited news website in Europe. In 1979 the founding Karacan family sold the paper to Aydın Doğan. Erdoğan Demirören, who owned 25% of the paper also sold his stake to Doğan. In October 1998 the paper was sold to Korkmaz Yiğit, being bought back within weeks when Yiğit's business empire collapsed in the face of unrelated fraud allegations.
The paper was purchased by a joint venture of the Demirören Group and Karacan Group in May 2011, but after legal and financial issues Karacan sold its stake to Demirören in February 2012. Since 1994, Milliyet has abandoned its stable, "upmarket" journalism established by Abdi İpekçi for a middle-market editorial line akin to that of Hürriyet. Internet edition of Milliyet incorporates sensational material from The Sun and Daily Mail and there is tremendous amount of overlap among the daily coverage, such as identical articles and photographs. Milliyet has been criticised for having self-censored a column, critical of the Prime Minister's reaction to a press leak; the column was frozen out for two weeks and blanket-refused for publication. In early 2012 Milliyet fired Ece Temelkuran after she had written articles critical of the government's handling of the December 2011 Uludere massacre, Nuray Mert after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan publicly criticized her. In 2013, Milliyet fired two columnists Hasan Cemal and Can Dündar, who had taken critical stances against the AKP government.
On September 2009, Milliyet opened its digital archive becoming the first Turkish newspaper to do so. List of newspapers in Turkey Official website Milliyet news Milliyet's digital archive Salih Sarıkaya. "Turkish Journalist Can Dündar fired for writing columns that might'disturb' the prime minister from Milliyet Newspaper in Turkey". Archived from the original on 21 October 2014
See Khanjar for the bladed weapon. The Kanjar speak the Kanjari language, a little studied Indo Aryan language, but all speak Punjabi and Urdu; the word kanjar is derived from the Sanskrit kanana-chara. They claim to have originated in Rajasthan. All Kanjar trace descent from common ancestors, who were said to be a sedentary agriculturist, a Manu Guru and his wife Nathiya Kanjarin. Many Kanjar fled to the jungles to avoid Mughal persecution. Since that period, many have stayed living in the jungle, make their living by hunting; the Kanjar supplied the executioners during the period of Sikh rule in the Punjab. A section of the Kanjar of the Punjab converted at an unknown time; the Muslim Kanjar of Punjab might have begun in the Kanjar tribe. In the Colonial period, Kanjars were listed under the Criminal Tribes Act, 1871, as a tribe "addicted to the systematic commission of non-bailable offences." They are divided into four clans, the Callad, Sapela and Rachhband. A fifth group, the Patharkat no longer inter-marry with the other Kanjar groupings.
Multi-generation members are called deradars, look down upon the latter recruits. Kanjari were denotified in 1952, when the Criminal Tribes Act was replaced with the Habitual Offenders Act, but the community carries considerable social stigma. Kanjar's are known as Gihar, not notified; the traditional occupation of the Kanjar was hunting. They still depend on the forest, extracting roots of the khas grass and collecting reeds from river banks. From the stalks of the munji grass and the roots of the palas tree, they made ropes to sell; the community is involved in tanning, from which drums are sold. Many urban Kanjar involved in rickshaw pulling; the Kanjar community council exercises a hold over the community. This caste council resolves disputes within the community, is headed by a mukhiya or chieftain; the Kanjar of India are Hindu and Sikh, their community deity is Mata, worshiped by all the Kanjars. The Kanjar speak 4-5 languages along with their native language called Narsi-Parsi, it consists of different sounds of animals and birds, coded signs.
In Rajasthan, the Kanjar said to have been the genealogists of the Jat community. The Kanjar are found in the districts of Bhilwara, Chittorgarh and Tonk, they have Scheduled Caste status. The Kanjar are divided into twelve exogamous clans, the Bamnawat, Karkhar, Singhawat, Gudrawat, Singauri, Suklawat and Kachrawath. Unlike other Kanjar communities, those in Rajasthan are a community of cultivators and agricultural labourers; the Kanjar pay special reverence to Mata. In Bihar, the Kanjar are involved in trapping animals, which they sell to local traders; as a semi-nomadic community they are perceived as distinct from nearby settled communities. There camps are found on the outskirts of villages; the Kanjar speak the Magadhi dialect of Hindi. They are found in Madhubani and Purnea districts in Bihar; the 2011 Census of India for Uttar Pradesh showed the Kanjar with a population of 115,968. In Pakistan, two distinct communities go by the name Kanjar. Over the centuries they became associated with the profession of prostitution and a peripatetic community of craftsmen and entertainers, best known for the terracotta toys they manufacture and peddle.
Both groups of Kanjar live in Punjab. The term'Kanjar' is more used to refer to a pimp or a person of low moral character than as a reference to the tribe; the Kanjar are most famously associated with the Lahore neighborhood of Shahi Mohalla. This has been home to a large community of Kanjar for centuries. Many musicians in Pakistan have their roots in the Kanjar community. A recent study found that: "A Kanjar hears the music of tabla and ghungroo from the day of her birth and must begin her formal education before her non-Kanjar friends start going to school."The community has a symbiotic relationship with another community, the Mirasi, who are the traditional musicians of North India and Pakistan. In Pakistan, the Kanjar are a vulnerable community, with a lifestyle, seen as deviant, their non-conventional behaviour makes them subject to discrimination, unlike India, no affirmative action schemes help the disadvantaged. The nomadic Kanjar are traditionally involved in the selling of terracotta toys, which they hawk door to door in settled communities.
They supplement this activity through begging as well as entertaining village communities by providing rides and singing traditional folk songs, while female Kanjar dance. The puki or camp is the basic social unit of the Kanjar society. Technically, all those who are part of the camp are related, marriages occur with individuals of other camps, or with unrelated groups that do not affiliate themselves in a camp; the Kanjar are endogamous, marriages are arranged. Intra-tent or camp disputes are resolved by senior adults, not directly involved in the dispute. Although nomadic, the Kanjar follow a set route, maintain a relationship with the villages they visit. Many of the men work as agricultural labourers, their tents are made from split bamboo or munji grass, their encampments can be found at the edges of villages, as well as in urban areas such as Faisalabad and Lahore. They are the subject of the Hindi story Indrajal, by Jaishankar Prasad. In the Lollywood film Bol, prominent character Saqa Kanjar financially helps a fanatic hakim after the latter bribes the police to bury the case of honour killing of his own son Saifi.
The hakim in return had to bear a girl child for Saqa Kanja
United Nations Security Council resolution 1008, adopted unanimously on 7 August 1995, after reaffirming Resolution 696 and all subsequent resolutions on Angola, the Council discussed the monitoring of a ceasefire and implementation of peace accords, extended the mandate of the United Nations Angola Verification Mission III until 8 February 1996. The Security Council reiterated the importance of the Accordos de Paz and Lusaka Protocol peace agreements between the Government of Angola and UNITA, of which both parties had agreed a timetable for implementing; the Council noted that the peace process in Angola had entered a new a promising phase with growing trust between the two parties. Human rights monitors and the deployment of United Nations military and police monitors had contributed to the security situation in the country; the commitment of both parties was commended but there was concern about the slow implementation of the Lusaka Protocol, the dissolution of the troops and the establishment of quartering areas.
The importance of the electoral process was stressed and called for both parties to establish a timetable for the formation of new army, a prisoner of war exchange and repatriation of mercenaries. The two parties were urged to put an end to the laying of land mines and to report unauthorised troop movements, it was equally important for the population to be disarmed, the dissemination of objective information through Radio UNAVEM and the need to reach the full strength of UNAVEM III as soon as possible. Concern was called for measures to disarm them; the parties were called upon to allow access to all military facilities by UNAVEM III, the Angolan government and UNITA had to ensure that relief supplies could travel throughout the country. Resolution 1008 concluded by asking for further contributions from member states and donors towards the reconstruction of Angola for roads, for Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali to submit a report every two months on the situation in the country. Angolan Civil War List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1001 to 1100 United Nations Angola Verification Mission I United Nations Angola Verification Mission II Works related to United Nations Security Council Resolution 1008 at Wikisource Text of the Resolution at undocs.org