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The Raelian Movement teaches that life on Earth was scientifically created by a species of extraterrestrials, which they call the Elohim . Members of this species appeared human and when having personal contacts with the descendants of the humans they made, they were mistaken for angels

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The name Bevan Spencer von Einem first came to attention on the night of 10 May 1972 when two homosexual men were thrown into the River Torrens by a group of men believed to be police officers. The river banks, or "Number 1 beat " as it was then known, was a place for homosexuals to meet

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Parker was born Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk in Breda, the Netherlands, [ 3 ] the seventh of eleven children. [ 3 ] As a boy, he worked as a barker at carnivals in his home town, learning many of the attributes that he would require in later life working in the entertainment industry. [ 3

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Vulcan (Star Trek) print that page


them in a drink for fear that the alcohol would affect his logic faculties. In Star Trek: First Contact , when the Vulcans first met Zefram Cochrane , he served them alcoholic beverages, which they took in lieu of dancing. In "non-canon" Trek-related literature, such as the novelization of

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insulated brackets, typically at intervals of 10 feet (3.0 metres) or so. The trains have metal contact blocks called "shoes" which make contact with the conductor rail. The traction current is returned to the generating station through the running rails. The conductor rail is usually made

1994 Black Hawk shootdown incident print that page


The 1994 Black Hawk shootdown incident , sometimes referred to as the Black Hawk Incident , was a friendly fire incident over northern Iraq that occurred on April 14, 1994 during Operation Provide Comfort (OPC). The pilots of two United States Air Force (USAF) F-15 fighter aircraft , operating

Rhee Taekwon-Do print that page


C. C. Rhee claims the title 'Father of Australian Taekwondo' [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] and Rhee Taekwon-Do is widely publicised as being Australia's first and biggest taekwondo school. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] It has at least 294 publicly-listed dojang (training halls) in Australia (and at least five such

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Hanssen was arrested on 18 February 2001 at Foxstone Park [ 3 ] near his home in Vienna, Virginia , and was charged with selling American secrets to Russia for more than US$1.4 million in cash and diamonds over a 22-year period. [ 4 ] On 6 July 2001, he pleaded guilty to 13 counts of espionage

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At the center of the controversy is Idema's claim that while in Afghanistan he was acting on behalf of the U.S. government and that he was an advisor to the Northern Alliance . At other times, Idema told people he was in Afghanistan doing humanitarian work or that he was a "security consultant

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The IRB has been the governing body for rugby union since its formation in 1886. The spread of rugby union grew from the Home Nations of Great Britain and Ireland, and was absorbed by many of the countries associated with the British Empire. Early exponents of the sport included Australia