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The various codes of football share the following common elements: Two teams of usually between 11 and 18 players; some variations that have fewer players (five or more per team) are also popular. A clearly defined area in which to play the game. Scoring goals or points , by moving the

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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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His films are characterized by an interest in state-of-the-art special effects , including the early use of match moving in Back to the Future Part II (1989) and the pioneering performance capture techniques seen in The Polar Express (2004), Beowulf (2007) and A Christmas Carol (2009

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several centuries. Denmark-Norway nonetheless claimed the territory, and, after centuries of no contact between the Norse Greenlanders and their Scandinavian brethren, it was feared that the Greenlanders had lapsed back into paganism ; so a missionary expedition was sent out to reinstate

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Sundar Singh was born into an important landowning Sikh family in village rampur(punjab state) in northern India . Sikhism is a religion, founded about 1699 AD, that teaches belief in one God and rejects the caste system. Sikhs , rejecting Hinduism and Islam since the sixteenth century,

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fictional universe of the Babylon 5 television series. They were the first alien species to make open contact with the human race. [ 1 ] :154 Their homeworld is Centauri Prime, a small Earth-like planet consisting of two large continents and several smaller islands divided by large oceans

United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo print that page


The United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo or UNMIK is the interim civilian administration in Kosovo , under the authority of the United Nations . The mission was established on 10 June 1999 by Security Council Resolution 1244 . [ 1 ] While UNMIK still exists, it does so

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The word juggling derives from the Middle English jogelen (to entertain by performing tricks), in turn from the Old French jangler . There is also the Late Latin form joculare of Latin joculari , meaning to jest. [ 1 ] "Juggling" may be used metaphorically, like "multi-tasking," to

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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

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Surface has been optimized to respond to 52 touches at a time. During a demonstration with a reporter, Mark Bolger, the Surface Computing group's marketing director, "dipped" his finger in an on-screen paint palette, then dragged it across the screen to draw a smiley face . Then he used all