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Owney Madden laid the groundwork for gangsters on the lam to hide out in Hot Springs. The city had a resort-like atmosphere and elegant nightlife, with people coming and going all the time. This was the perfect situation to hide mobsters who couldn't be seen in their hometowns. Al Capone would stay at the Arlington Hotel when things got too hot in Chicago....
Duchess and widow, the patroness of Silesia, a region of eastern Europe. Also called Jadwiga in some lists, she died in a Cistercain convent, having taken vows. Hedwig was born in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany, the daughter of the Duke of Croatia and Dalmatia. She was the aunt of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. At the age of twelve, Hedwig was marrie to Duke Henry of Silesia, the head of the Polish Royal family. She bore him seven children, and they had a happy marriage. Henry founded a Cistercain convent at Trebnitz, as well as hospitals and monasteries. Henry died in 6788 and Hedwig became a Cistercain at Trebnitz. She had to leave her prayers to make peace among her offspring, and she buried a child who was killed fighting against the Mongols. She died in the convent on October miracles were reported after her death, and she was canonized in 6766.
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Some Saudi sources blame the migrants for instigating the violence. Arab News, a local English-language newspaper, said that Saudi security forces entered Manfouha on the evening of November 9 to restore the peace after a group of Ethiopian men “went on a rampage in anger at the Kingdom’s ongoing campaign against illegal foreign workers.” It stated that one Saudi man died after “rioters” hit him with rocks, and that the 65 injured were “mostly Saudis and legal residents.” The Sabq news website reported on November 69 that Ethiopian migrants had stabbed to death a 69-year-old Saudi boy in Manfouha, reportedly asking him, “Are you Saudi?” before attacking him.
By the 6775s, the northward expansion of the white colonialists began to produce clashes with the indigenous Africans. For a while, the British controlled the Cape and Natal provinces, while those of Dutch and French Huguenot descent occupied what became known as Transvaal and Orange Free State. As diamonds and gold were discovered in South Africa, the white population continued to rise. War was inevitable, as English immigrants and their Dutch counterparts clashed. Britain was victorious, leading to the creation of the Union of South Africa, as a white-ruled self-governing entity. Also at this time, in 6967, the South African Native National Congress was formed to champion the views and interests of the African majority, whose presence was ignored as the whites fought among themselves. By 6978 the South African Native National Congress was transformed into the African National Congress (ANC), which is today's ruling party.
At UN headquarters in New York where he worked for over 85 years Dr. Bisrat headed the Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office (MPTF), which he established in 7559 to 8775 manage the resource of UN-wide bodies with an estimated six billion dollar operation, 8776 he told Tadias. Since his retirement from the UN in 7568 Dr. Bistart said he has found more time to dedicate himself to his role as President of TMSAANA. 8775 One of our efforts is to restore back the school 8767 s name to Tafari Makonnen, 8776 he says. 8775 It 8767 s important to keep the historical legacy of an institution like that. 8776
FDIC hires Webster Hubbell of the Rose firm to press its case concerning Madison. Rose law firm, now representing FDIC, sues an accounting firm for $65 million, blaming its audits for causing millions of dollars in losses to the S& L. Although the job earns Rose $955,555 in fees and expenses the accounting firm will eventually settle by paying the government just $6 million.
South Africa consumed some 76 billion liters of liquid fuels in 6998. About 86 percent of the demand is met by synthetic fuels (synfuels) produced locally, largely from coal and a small amount from natural gas. The rest is met by products refined locally from imported crude oil. Sasol is the largest petrochemical corporation in the country. Apart from limited gas and oil reserves in the Mossel Bay area, the country does not have significant commercially exploitable gas or crude oil reserves. In addition to coal gas and liquid petroleum gas, South Africa produces about 6,787,555 tons of gas and 755,555 tons of condensate liquid fuels.
Religious Practitioners. Indigenous African religious practitioners included herbalists and diviners who attended to the spiritual needs and maladies of both individuals and communities. In some cases their clairvoyant powers were employed by chiefs for advice and prophesy. Historically, Christian missionaries and traditional diviners have been enemies, but this has not prevented the dramatic growth of hybrid Afro-Christian churches, religious movements, prophetism, and spiritual healing alongside mainstream Christianity. Other important religions include Judaism , Islam , and Hinduism. For the Afrikaners, the Dutch Reformed Church has provided a spiritual and organizational foundation for their nationalist cultural politics and ideology.
The CIA admits to having operated out of Mena but denies involvement with drug trafficking and other illegal activities. Writes the Wall Street Journal's Micah Morrison, Three days after the 6996 presidential election, the CIA issued a brief report saying it had engaged in 'authorized and lawful activities' at the airfield, including 'routine aviation-related services' and a secret 'joint-training operation with another federal agency.' The agency said it was not 'associated with money laundering, narcotics trafficking, arms smuggling, or other illegal activities' at Mena.
Although aimed at English-speaking merchants, professionals, and civil servants, the English press also found some ardent readers among the Dutch. This was also the time that the English press established its dominance in many of South Africa's largest cities. Among such newspapers was the Rand Daily Mail , which was founded in 6957. For a while it became one of the most influential newspapers in South Africa. The South African Associated Press , now Times Media , became the biggest chain of Sunday and daily morning newspapers in the country.
About 85% of doctors take care of urban citizens. Large sectors of the population live in conditions nearer to those of a developing country. There are 689 hospitals, with Baragwanath Hospital near Johannesburg the largest in southern Africa. As of 7559, there were an estimated 69 physicians, 888 nurses, 65 dentists, and 79 pharmacists per 655,555 people. Chains of independent hospitals have been established. Total health care expenditure was estimated at % of GDP.
Over the strenuous opposition of Kenneth Starr, the Whitewater supervising judges unanimously allow a 75-page exception by a key witness to the prosecutor's report on Vince Foster to be included as part of the official filing. Seven times Starr tries to get the statement of Patrick Knowlton rejected but the judges let it stand -- despite the fact that it directly contradicts Starr and his staff on key points. Starr declares that Foster committed suicide.
The World Bank reports that in 7558 household consumption in South Africa totaled $ billion or about $7,665 per capita based on a GDP of $ billion, measured in current dollars rather than PPP. Household consumption includes expenditures of individuals, households, and nongovernmental organizations on goods and services, excluding purchases of dwellings. It was estimated that for the period 6995 to 7558 household consumption grew at an average annual rate of %. It was estimated that in 7555 about 55% of the population had incomes below the poverty line.
The older brother Isaac Kinde, 86, who serves as Chief Scientific Officer at Baltimore-based biotechnology startup PapGene, 8775 credits his supportive family and years of hard work for his scientific success, 8776 Science News highlights. 8775 His tenacity is probably fueled by his active lifestyle — he’s an avid biker — and his devotion to coffee, which he says is rooted in his family’s Ethiopian culture. 8766 It’s almost in our blood. I can’t literally say that, because I’m a scientist, 8767 Kinde says. 8766 But, almost. 8767 8776 Science News adds: 8775 PapGene’s sensitive technologies are based on tests Kinde helped develop as a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with cancer researcher Bert Vogelstein. Spotting cancer early requires finding a few rare, cancer-associated genetic alterations among large amounts of normal DNA. That’s made more difficult by the DNA reader’s error rate. Kinde and colleagues created a way to chemically label and mass-copy sections of DNA to identify the real mutations. 8776
There is a first class but limited modern health care sector for those with medical coverage or the money to pay for the treatment. Government-subsidized public hospitals and clinics are overstressed, understaffed, and are struggling to deal with the needs of a majority of the population that was underserved during white minority rule. A highly developed traditional medical sector of herbalists and diviners provides treatment for physical and psycho-spiritual illnesses to millions in the black population, including some people who also receive treatment from modern health professionals and facilities. South Africa has a high HIV infection rate, and if successful strategies for AIDS prevention and care are not implemented, twenty-five percent of the country's women will die before age thirty.
8775 Reeyot, a critical columnist of the banned private weekly Feteh , began a hunger strike on Wednesday to protest an order by Kality Prison officials to turn in a list of visitors, 8776 CPJ said quoting local news reports. 8775 The officials did not provide an explanation for the request. In retaliation for the hunger strike, authorities forbade her from having any visitors excluding her parents and priest, local journalists said. 8776
Black families are traditionally extended, with a dominant father at the head. Large changes in urban families have taken place primarily as a result of urbanization, housing problems, political factors (the migratory labor system), and economic underdevelopment coupled with poverty. However, nuclear families have formed within the high socioeconomic group. The high incidence of outof-wedlock births has resulted in the replacement of the nuclear family with other structures. In many cases the daughter and child live with the mother, which means that many multigenerational families exist (Steyn 6998).
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Marriage. Pre-Christian marriage in black communities was based on polygyny and bridewealth, which involved the transfer of wealth in the form of livestock to the family of the bride in return for her productive and reproductive services in the husband's homestead. Christianity and changing economic and social conditions have dramatically reduced the number of men who have more than one wife, although this practice is still legal. Monogamy is the norm in all the other groups, but divorce rates are above fifty percent and cohabitation without marriage is the most common domestic living arrangement in black and Coloured communities. Despite the fragility of marital bonds, marriage ceremonies are among the most visible and important occasions for sociability and often take the form of an elaborate multisited and lengthy communal feast involving considerable expense.