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April 2007 is the fourth month of the year. It began on a Sunday and ended after thirty days on a Monday. This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ...


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April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... April Fools Day or All Fools Day, though not a holiday in its own right, is a notable day celebrated in many countries on April 1. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... The South Asian Association for Regional Co-Operation, or SAARC, (established December 8, 1985) is an association of 7 countries of South Asia namely Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... This article is about the Jewish holiday. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Burning paper gifts for the departed. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Look up day in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... Easter (also called Pascha) is generally accounted the most important holiday of the Christian year, observed March or April each year to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead (after his death by crucifixion; see Good Friday), which Christians believe happened at about this time of year, almost two... Eastern Christianity refers collectively to the Christian traditions and churches which developed in Greece, Russia, Armenia, the Balkans, Eastern Europe, Asia Minor, the Middle East, northeastern Africa and southern India over several centuries of religious antiquity. ... Western Christianity is a form of Christianity that consists of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church and Protestantism. ... Christianity is a monotheistic[1] religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament. ... April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... Santa Cruz 4/20 celebration at Porter Meadow on UCSC campus in 2007 The 4/20 celebration at the Victoria, BC City Hall in 2007 4:20 or 4/20 (pronounced four-twenty) is a term used in North America as a discreet way to refer to the consumption of... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Earth Day Flag. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... Walpurgis Night (Valborgsmässoafton in Swedish, Vappu in Finnish, Volbriöö in Estonian, Valpurģu nakts or Valpurģi in Latvian, Walpurgisnacht in German) is a holiday celebrated on April 30, in Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Germany. ... Satanism is a religious or philosophical movement centered around Satan or another entity identified with Satan, or centered around the forces of nature, particularly human nature, represented by Satan as an archetype. ... The New Year is an event that happens when a culture celebrates the end of one year and the beginning of the next year. ...

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Three types of sailor are seen here in the wheelhouse: a master, an able seaman, and a harbour pilot. ... The Royal Marines (RM), are the Royal Navys elite fighting forces. ... Map of the Persian Gulf. ... Timothy Montgomery (born January 25, 1975) is a former American athlete and 100 m record holder. ... 100 m is the classic sprints race distance. ... A world record is the best performance in a certain discipline, usually a sports event. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Money laundering is the practice of engaging in financial transactions in order to conceal the identity, source and destination of the money in question. ... The President of Iran holds a very important office in Irans political establishment. ...   (Persian: ‎ ​, IPA: ), transcribed into English as Mahmud or Mahmood, Ahmadinezhad, Ahmadi-Nejad, Ahmadi Nejad, Ahmady Nejad) (born October 28, 1956) is the current president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... 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Shiʻa Islam (Arabic شيعى follower; English has traditionally used Shiite) makes up the second largest sect of believers in Islam, constituting about 30%–35% of all Muslim. ... A cleric is a member of the clergy of a religion, especially one that has trained or ordained priests, preachers, or other religious professionals. ... Muqtada al-Sadr Muqtada al-Sadr (Arabic: مقتدى الصدر, also transliterated as Moqtada Alsadr) (b. ... Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: [1]; April 28, 1937[2] – December 30, 2006[3]), was the President of Iraq from July 16, 1979, until April 9, 2003. ... Shiʻa Islam (Arabic شيعى follower; English has traditionally used Shiite) makes up the second largest sect of believers in Islam, constituting about 30%–35% of all Muslim. ... Najaf (Arabic: ‎; BGN: An Najaf) is a city in Iraq about 160 km south of Baghdad. ... A man carries a sign at the September 24, 2005 anti-war protest, a demonstration in Washington, D.C. American Civil Rights March on Washington, leaders marching from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial, August 28, 1963. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Multinational Force Iraq. ... Motto Honra, Pátria e Povo(Portuguese) Honour, Homeland and People Anthem Pátria Capital (and largest city) Dili Official languages Portuguese, Tetum1 Government Republic  -  President Xanana Gusmão  -  Prime Minister José Ramos Horta Independence from Portugal2   -  Declared November 28, 1975   -  Recognized May 20, 2002  Area  -  Total 14,609 km... Presidential elections will be held in East Timor on 9 April 2007. ... East Timor is an emerging democratic state, the newest in the world. ... Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão (born June 20, 1946), born José Alexandre Gusmão, is the first President of East Timor in Southeast Asia. ... For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ... A riot control agent is a type of lachrymatory agent (or lacrimatory agent). ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... Combatants Popular Resistance Movement (PRM) Hawiye clan militiamen  Ethiopia Transitional Government of Somalia  Uganda Peacekeepers Casualties 245+ killed (Ethiopian claim)[1] 11 TFG soldiers killed [2][3] 37 Ethiopian soldiers killed [4][5] 68 Ethiopian Soldiers wounded[6] 1 Ugandan soldier killed[7] 1 Mil Mi-24 helicopter gunship shot... Mogadishu (Somali: Muqdisho, popularly Xamar; Arabic: ; Italian: ), is the largest city in Somalia, and its capital. ... The West Bank The Palestinian National Authority (PNA or PA) is a semi-autonomous state institution nominally governing the bulk of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (which it calls the Palestinian Territories). It was established as a part of Oslo accords between the PLO and Israel. ... This article is about a military rank. ... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... The Baghdad Wall is the name being given by some media outlets to a 5 km long (3 mile) separation barrier being built by the 82nd Airborne Division of the United States Army around the predominantly Sunni district of Adhamiya in Baghdad, Iraq. ... Sunni Islam (Arabic سنّة) is the largest denomination of Islam. ... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... A Russian Mil Mi-24 attack helicopter. ... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Combatants United States Army New Iraqi Army Iraqi insurgency Commanders Abboud Qanbar David Petraeus unknown Strength ~90,000 [1] unknown Casualties 106 KIA, 320+ WIA (US)[2] 258 killed (Iraqi Security Forces) 265 killed (47 bombers)[3], ~2,000 captured (not all insurgents) 2,601 civilians killed (by May 8... February 2007 is the second month of the year. ... Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a very rare and incurable degenerative neurological disorder (brain disease) that is ultimately fatal. ... Growth hormone (GH or somatotropin) is a 191-amino acid, single chain polypeptide hormone which is synthesised, stored and secreted by the somatotroph cells within the lateral wings of the anterior pituitary gland, which stimulates growth and cell reproduction in humans and other animals. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... Jet Airways is a full-service scheduled airline based in Mumbai, India serving domestic and international routes. ... Air Sahara is an airline based in New Delhi, India. ... Anthem Serbia() on the European continent() Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian language 1 Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Croatian, Slovak, Romanian, Rusyn 2 Albanian, English 3 Government Parliamentary republic  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment  -  Formation 8th century   -  First unified state c. ... In the context of war, a war crime is a punishable offense under International Law, for violations of the laws of war by any person or persons, military or civilian. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... A paramilitary is a group of civilians trained and organized in a military fashion. ... Bosniaks (natively: Bošnjaci) are South Slavs descended from those who converted to Islam during the Ottoman period (15th-19th century). ... This article is becoming very long. ... For other uses, see Casablanca (disambiguation). ... A Go North East bus parked in a lay-by in Tyne and Wear, England. ... The driver of this DAF tractor with an auto-transport semi-trailer truck prepares to offload Å koda Octavia cars in Cardiff, Wales For other articles with similar names, see Lorry (disambiguation) and truck (disambiguation). ... Map of Colombo with its administrative districts Coordinates: District Colombo District Government  - Mayor Uvaiz Mohammad Imitiyaz (Sri Lanka Freedom Party) Area  - City 37. ... This article describes the structure of the Japanese Life. ... Economic sanctions are economic penalties applied by one country (or group of countries) on another for a variety of reasons. ... The North Korean Government is the executive branch of the state, according to the constitution. ... The current (25th) Prime Minister of Australia, John Howard (sitting, fifth from left), with his Cabinet, 1999 The office of Prime Minister is in practice the most powerful political office in the Commonwealth of Australia. ... John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939), Australian politician, is the Prime Minister of Australia. ... The Special Air Service Regiment (SASR) is a Special Forces regiment modelled on the original British SAS and also drawing on the traditions of the Australian World War II Z Special Force commando unit, as well as the Independent Companies which were active in the South Pacific during the same... OrÅ«zgān (Pashto: ؤروزگان, also spelt Oruzgan or Uruzgan) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. ... For the position of women during the Talibans rule, see Taliban treatment of women. ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... , This article is about the urban region that is the capital of India. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Doha Development Round of World Trade Organization negotiations aims to lower trade barriers around the world, permitting free trade between countries of varying prosperity. ... The United States Secretary of Defense is the head of the United States Department of Defense (DoD), concerned with the armed services and The role of the Secretary of Defense is to be the principal defense policy advisor to the President and is responsible for the formulation of general defense... Dr. Robert Michael Gates (born September 25, 1943) served as Director of Central Intelligence from November 6, 1991 until January 20, 1993 and was Deputy National Security Adviser under Brent Scowcroft during the first Gulf War. ... For the position of women during the Talibans rule, see Taliban treatment of women. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... Mouse embryonic stem cells. ... For a list of presidents, see list of Presidents of the United States. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... In the military, a tour of duty is a period of time spent at sea or assigned to service in a foreign country. ... Senator Joe Biden Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. ... U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations is a standing committee of the United States Senate. ... Presidential electoral votes by state On November 4, 2008, the United States of America will hold its 55th consecutive quadrennial election for President and Vice President of the United States. ... Combatants factions of the SLA Justice & Equality Movement Janjaweed  Sudan Minnawi-faction of the SLA Commanders SLA: SalaBob and Sulaiman Gamos JEM: Ibrahim Khalil Janjaweed: ? Sudan: Omar al-Bashir SLA: Minni Minnawi Casualties 300,000 civilians killed (est. ... Look up spring in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Animation of snowcover changing with the seasons Trees covered with snow Snow covering a leaf. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... Presidential electoral votes by state On November 4, 2008, the United States of America will hold its 55th consecutive quadrennial election for President and Vice President of the United States. ... Fred Dalton Thompson (born August 19, 1942) is an American lawyer, lobbyist, character actor and former Republican Senator from Tennessee (now residing in McLean, Virginia),[1] who has announced that he is considering a bid in the 2008 Presidential Election. ... This article is about lymphoma in humans. ... The Prime Minister of Bangladesh is, in practice, the most powerful political position in Bangladesh. ... Sheikh Hasina Wajed (Bangla: শেখ হাসিনা ওয়াজেদ) (born September 28, 1947) was the Prime Minister of Bangladesh from 1996 to 2001. ... It has been suggested that multiple sections of steam be merged into this article or section. ... View of Jupiters active atmosphere, including the Great Red Spot. ... HD 209458 b is an extrasolar planet that orbits the Sun-like star HD 209458 in the constellation Pegasus, some 150 light-years from Earths solar system, with evidence of water vapor. ... An extrasolar planet, or exoplanet, is a planet beyond the Solar System. ... The 2007 Algiers bombings occurred on April 11, 2007 when two suicide car bombs exploded in the Algerian capital Algiers. ... “Alger” redirects here. ... Deputy may mean: A member of a Chamber of Deputies, National Assembly, etc. ... The Prime Minister of Russia is the current Head of Government of the Russian Federation. ... Sergei Ivanov at a press conference following the meeting of the NATO-Russia Council, Colorado Springs - 9 October 2003 June 6, 2002 Sergei Borisovich Ivanov (Серге́й Бори́сович Ивано́в in Russian) (born January 31, 1953, Leningrad) is a first deputy prime minister of Russia and former minister of defense (March 2001-February 2007). ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... North Korea, officially the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK; Korean: Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk; Hangul: 조선민주주의인민공화국; Hanja: 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國), is a country in eastern Asia... Bishkek cityscape Bishkek (Бишкек) is the capital of Kyrgyzstan. ... The President of Kyrgyzstan is the head of state and the highest official of the Kyrgyz Republic. ... Kurmanbek Saliyevich Bakiyev (Russian: Курманбек Салиевич Бакиев - variously transliterated; born 1 August 1949) is the President of Kyrgyzstan. ... The Premier ( Chinese: 总理 pinyin: zŏnglĭ), sometimes referred to as the Prime Minister, is the Chairman of the State Council of the Peoples Republic of China and head of Central Peoples Government. ... Wen Jiabao (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Wen Chia-pao) (born September 1942) is the Premier of the State Council of the Peoples Republic of China. ... China and Japan have had a long official and non-official relationship. ... Run-off or runoff may refer to one of the following. ... East Timor is an emerging democratic state, the newest in the world. ... Presidential elections will be held in East Timor on 9 April 2007. ... The Prime Minister of East Timor is the head of government in East Timor. ... José Manuel Ramos Horta, GCL (born December 26, 1949) is a 1996 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and the current Prime Minister of East Timor. ... Categories: East Timor | Politics stubs ... Francisco Guterres, popularly known as Lu Olo (born ca. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Democratic Party (Partido Democrático) or Democratic Party In Timor-Leste is a political party of East Timor, established on June 10, 2001. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... The Ottawa Senators are a professional ice hockey team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... Scotiabank Place (Place Banque Scotia in French), formerly the Corel Centre, is an arena in Ottawa, Ontario and home to the NHLs Ottawa Senators. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Copa del Rey is an annual cup competition for Spanish football teams. ... FC Barcelona playing against Real Madrid the 6th of December 2003 The Camp Nou is a football stadium in Barcelona, Spain. ... Lionel Andrés Messi (born 24 June 1987 in Rosario, Argentina) is an Argentine international football player, who currently plays for FC Barcelona in the Primera División. ... Getafe Club de Futbol is a Spanish Primera División football club based in Getafe, a city in the metropolitan area of South Madrid, founded in 1946 and refounded in 1983. ... Diego Armando Maradona (born October 30, 1960) is an Argentine former football player. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is Indias premier research organisation for defence related matters. ... The word nuclear means of or belonging to the nucleus of something. ... Agni III an intermediate-range ballistic missile currently being developed by India as the successor to Agni-II.[1] Designed by the Indian governments Defence Research and Development Organisation, Agni III is intended to be a two-stage ballistic missile that is capable of nuclear weapons delivery with a... A surface-to-surface missile (SSM) is a guided projectile launched from a hand-held, vehicle mounted, trailer mounted or fixed installation or from a ship. ... An intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) is a ballistic missile with a range of 3,000-5,500 km. ... A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer) (symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... This article is about the city in Italy. ... For other uses, see Chinatown (disambiguation). ... Jon Corzine 54th Governor of New Jersey; Incumbent Christine Christie Todd Whitman, the first female governor of New Jersey The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the Governor of New Jersey. ... Hit-and-run is the crime of colliding with a person, their personal property (including their motor vehicle), or a fixture, and failing to stop and identify oneself afterwards. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Garden State Parkway is a 174. ... Map of Galloway Township in Atlantic County Galloway Township is a township in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. ... Cuba and the United States of America have had a mutual interest in one another since well before either of their independence movements. ... The United States of America has been accused of sponsoring state terrorism and maintaining a hypocritical stance on terrorism by various governments and by various individuals, including funding or harboring terrorists and even conducting operations which can be considered terroristic according to international and even US definitions. ... Arrest photograph of Luis Posada Carriles Luis Clemente Faustino Posada Carriles (born February 15, 1928) is a Cuban-born Venezuelan terrorist. ... Pilatus PC-12 aircraft of the ICE The United States Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the largest investigative arm of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is responsible for identifying and shutting down vulnerabilities in the nations border, economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ... The Bush administration includes President George W. Bush, Vice President Richard Cheney, Bushs Cabinet, and other select officials and advisors. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The dismissal of U.S. Attorneys controversy is an ongoing political dispute concerning the dismissal of nine United States Attorneys by the George W. Bush administration in December 2006, and their replacement by interim appointees. ... United States Attorneys (also known as federal prosecutors) represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court and United States court of appeals. ... The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary (informally Senate Judiciary Committee) is a standing committee of the United States Senate, the upper house of the United States Congress. ... Patrick Joseph Leahy (born March 31, 1940) is the senior United States Senator from Vermont. ... A subpoena is a writ commanding a person to appear under penalty (from Latin). ... Paul Dundes Wolfowitz (born December 22, 1943) is an American former academic and government official. ... Logo of the World Bank The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD, in Romance languages: BIRD), better known as the World Bank, is an international organization whose original mission was to finance the reconstruction of nations devastated by WWII. Now, its mission has expanded to fight poverty by means... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... a Radio Personality is the modern incarnation of the disk jockey, or DJ. In the 1990s, successful radio stations began to focus less on the musical expertise of their hosts and more on the individual hosts personalities. ... John Donald Imus, Jr. ... Fired and Firing redirect here. ... CBS Radio Inc. ... “Rutgers” redirects here. ... On the sidelines at the Rutgers vs. ... Simulcast is a contraction of simultaneous broadcast, and refers to programs or events broadcast across more than one medium at the same time. ... Imus in the Morning was a comedy, news, and political radio program the United States, hosted by radio personality Don Imus. ... MSNBC, a combination of MSN and NBC, is a 24-hour cable news channel in the United States and Canada, and a news website. ... The Iraq resistance movement is the armed resistance by diverse groups to the coalition occupation of Iraq. ... One of a number of cafeterias at Electronic City campus, Infosys Technologies Ltd. ... Iraqi Council of Representatives Under the permanent constitution approved on October 15, 2005, legislative authority is vested in two bodies, the Council of Representatives and the Council of Union. ... Mohammed Awad was a political party member of the Iraqi National Dialogue Council that represented them in the National Assembly of Iraq. ... A car bomb is a bomb that is placed in a car or truck and is intended to be exploded while there. ... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... The Tigris (Old Persian: Tigr, Syriac Aramaic: Deqlath, Arabic: دجلة, Dijla, Turkish: Dicle; biblical Hiddekil) is the eastern member of the pair of great rivers that define Mesopotamia, along with the Euphrates, which flows from the mountains of Anatolia through Iraq. ... Al-Qaeda (Arabic: القاعدة, the foundation or the base) is the name given to a worldwide network of militant Islamist organizations under the leadership of Osama bin Laden. ... The 2007 Algiers bombings occurred on April 11, 2007 when two suicide car bombs exploded in the Algerian capital Algiers. ... “Alger” redirects here. ... A presidential election was held in East Timor on 9 April 2007,[1] with a second round to be held on 8 May 2007. ... The Prime Minister of East Timor is the head of government in East Timor. ... José Manuel Ramos Horta, GCL (born December 26, 1949) is a 1996 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and the current Prime Minister of East Timor. ... An election recount takes place in the event that the initial vote tally during an election is extremely close, and that therefore a recount of the ballots is necessary to insure an accurate result. ... North Korea, officially the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK; Korean: Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk; Hangul: 조선민주주의인민공화국; Hanja: 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國), is a country in eastern Asia... The Chairman of the National Defence Commission of North Korea is the supreme commander of the North Korean military and the most powerful person in the North Korea. ... Kim Jong-il (also written as Kim Jong Il) (born February 16, 1942) is the leader of North Korea. ... 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Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The National Diet of Japan ) is Japans legislature. ... Moscow Kremlin in the 19th century. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (Russian: , Jurij Aleksejevič Gagarin IPA: ; 9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968), Hero of the Soviet Union, was a Soviet cosmonaut who on 12 April 1961 became the first human in space and the first human to orbit the Earth. ... Adjectives: Terrestrial, Terran, Telluric, Tellurian, Earthly Atmosphere Surface pressure: 101. ... Anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels supply oil platforms, as well as tow them to location and serve as standby rescue and firefighting vessels. ... The Bourbon Dolphin was an anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) of Bourbon Offshore Norway. ... The North Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, located between the coasts of Norway and Denmark in the east, the coast of the British Isles in the west, and the German, Dutch, Belgian and French coasts in the south. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... In biology the genome of an organism is the whole hereditary information of an organism that is encoded in the DNA (or, for some viruses, RNA). ... Binomial name Macaca mulatta (Zimmermann, 1780) The Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta), often called the Rhesus Monkey, is one of the best known species of Old World monkeys. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Science is the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). ... Booth of the Police Coast Guard at the Police Carnival 2006 showing its logo with a PC boat in the background. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... The 2007 North American pet food recalls involved the massive recall of many brands of cat and dog foods beginning in March 2007. ... The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an agency of the United States federal government, responsible for the nations public space program. ... Artists conception of Mars Global Surveyor (NASA) The Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) is a US spacecraft developed by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and launched November 1996. ... Look up November in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... A BlueGene supercomputer cabinet. ... Google, Inc. ... For the computer term, see double-click. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory,[1] the British Virgin Islands, Cambodia, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Maldives the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... Al-Qaeda (also al-Qaida or al-Qaida) (Arabic: ‎ , the base) is an international alliance of militant guerrilla organizations established in 1989 by Osama bin Laden for fighting the Soviet Unions Red Army in the Soviet war in Afghanistan. ... The Islamic State of Iraq was established in 2006 to protect the Sunni Iraqi people and defend Islam, by the Pact of the Scented People. It is composed of a variety of insurgency groups, including the Mujahideen Shura Council in Iraq, Conquering Army (Jeish al-Fatiheen), Army Squad of the... The Iraqi National Assembly is the unicameral parliament of Iraq which meets in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Jon Corzine 54th Governor of New Jersey; Incumbent Christine Christie Todd Whitman, the first female governor of New Jersey The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the Governor of New Jersey. ... A three-point seat belt. ... Hit-and-run is the crime of colliding with a person, their personal property (including their motor vehicle), or a fixture, and failing to stop and identify oneself afterwards. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Ulema (, transliteration: , singular: , transliteration: , scholar) (Islamic clergy) refers to the educated class of Muslim scholars engaged in the several fields of Islamic studies. ... The Masjid al-Haram in Mecca as it exists today A mosque is a place of worship for followers of the Islamic faith. ... Kano is the administrative center of the Kano State and the third largest city in Nigeria, in terms of geographical size, after Ibadan and Lagos. ... A man carries a sign at the September 24, 2005 anti-war protest, a demonstration in Washington, D.C. American Civil Rights March on Washington, leaders marching from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial, August 28, 1963. ... Islamabad (Urdu: اسلام آباد (Meaning Abode of Islam)), is the capital city of Pakistan, and is located in the Potohar Plateau in the northwest of the country. ... The Chief Justice of Pakistan heads the Supreme Court of Pakistan. ... Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry (Urdu: ) (born 12 December 1948) became the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in 2005. ... Fiji received its independence in 1970. ... Commodore Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, MSD, OStJ, Fijian Navy, known commonly as Frank Bainimarama and sometimes by his chiefly title, Ratu[1] (born 27 April 1954) is the Commander of the Fijian Military Forces and, as of 5 January 2007, Interim Prime Minister. ... The Great Council of Chiefs (Bose Levu Vakaturaga in Fijian) is a constitutional body in the Republic of the Fiji Islands. ... In science, a magnitude is the numerical size of something: see orders of magnitude. ... An earthquake is the result from the sudden release of stored energy in the Earths crust that creates seismic waves. ... Acapulco (Officially: Acapulco de Juárez) is a city and major sea port in the state of Guerrero on the Pacific coast of Mexico, 300 km (190 miles) southwest from Mexico City. ... Nickname: Location of Mexico City in central Mexico Coordinates: Country Mexico Federal entity Federal District Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded (as Tenochtitlan) c. ... The Commonwealth of Australia is a constitutional monarchy, a federation, and a parliamentary democracy. ... Australia is a federal nation[1], and responsibility for censorship rests neither wholly with the states, nor wholly with the federal government. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... 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Anthem Let Us All Unite and Celebrate Together Administrative center Largest city Cairo, Egypt Leaders  -  Chairperson John Kufuor  -  Alpha Oumar Konaré Establishment  -  as the OAU May 25, 1963   -  as the African Union July 9, 2002  Membership 53 African states Area  -  Total 29,757,900 km² (1st2)  sq mi  Population  -  2005... The Virginia Tech massacre was a school shooting that unfolded as two attacks about two hours apart on April 16, 2007, on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. ... Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, better known as Virginia Tech, is a public land grant polytechnic university in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. Although it is a comprehensive university with many departments, the agriculture, engineering, architecture, forestry, and veterinary medicine programs are considered to be among its strongest. ... Blacksburg is located in Montgomery County, Virginia. ... 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Incheon Metropolitan City is a metropolitan city and major seaport on the west coast of South Korea, near Seoul. ... , This article is about the urban region that is the capital of India. ... The 17th Asian Games, officially known as the XVII Asiad, is the largest sporting event in Asia governed by Olympic Council of Asia and will be held in Incheon, South Korea. ... The foundation of the U.N. The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress and human rights issues. ... This article is about the city in Afghanistan. ... Kevin Michael Rudd (born 21 September 1957), is the leader of the federal Australian Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition in the Australian Parliament. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The field of labor relations looks at the relationship between management and workers, particularly groups of workers represented by a labor union. ... Elections Part of the Politics series Politics Portal This box:      The secret ballot is a voting method in which a voters choices are confidential. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... Nevado del Huila is a volcano located in Huila Department, Colombia. ... For other uses, see Volcano (disambiguation). ... Algoma Steel Corporation was founded in 1902 by Francis Clergue, an American entrepreneur who had settled in Sault Ste. ... The Essar group is an India based corporate houses. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... 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Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... The United States Army is one of the armed forces of the United States and has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... This article is about a military rank. ... Fallujah (Arabic: فلوجة; sometimes transliterated as Falluja and less commonly Fallouja, Falloujah, Faloojah, Faloojeh) is a city of about 350,000 inhabitants in the Iraqi province of Al Anbar, located roughly 69km (43 miles) west of Baghdad on the Euphrates. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Secondary school is a term used to describe an institution where the final stage of compulsory schooling, known as secondary education, takes place. ... Al Jizah (Arabic: الجيزة) is one of the governorates of Egypt. ... Egypt is divided into 26 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah): Ad Daqahliyah Al Bahr al Ahmar Al Buhayrah Al Fayyum Al Gharbiyah Al Iskandariyah Al Ismailiyah Al Jizah Al Minufiyah Al Minya Al Qahirah Al Qalyubiyah Al Wadi al Jadid Ash Sharqiyah As Suways Aswan Asyut Bani Suwayf Bur Sa... The driver of this DAF tractor with an auto-transport semi-trailer truck prepares to offload Å koda Octavia cars in Cardiff, Wales For other articles with similar names, see Lorry (disambiguation) and truck (disambiguation). ... This Gutenberg Bible is displayed by the United States Library of Congress. ... Sectarianism is an adherence to a particular sect or party or denomination, it also usually involves a rejection of those not a member of ones sect. ... 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Shinzo Abe , pronounced (ah-beh)  , born September 21, 1954) is the current Prime Minister of Japan, elected by a special session of the National Diet on September 26, 2006. ... TGV R seau class, Marseille St-Charles station This page is about high speed rail in general. ... Kilometre per hour (American spelling: kilometer per hour) is a unit of both speed (scalar) and velocity (vector). ... Miles per hour is a unit of speed, expressing the number of international miles covered per hour. ... LADLE ... The Union of European Football Associations, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced (you-AY-fuh) or (oo-Ay-fuh) or ), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2012, will be the 14th European Championship for national football teams sanctioned by UEFA. 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Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a non-governmental organization that promotes human rights. ... In times of armed conflict a civilian is any person who is not a combatant. ... For the position of women during the Talibans rule, see Taliban treatment of women. ... April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Lester B. Pearson after accepting the Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish and Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is the name of one of five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... Mairead Corrigan (born 27 January 1944) was the co-founder, with Betty Williams, of the Community of Peace People, an organization which attempts to encourage a peaceful resolution of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. ... The barrier route as of May 2005. ... The President of Cuba is the Head of State of Cuba. ... Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (born on August 13, 1926) is the current President of Cuba but on indefinite medical hiatus. ... Wu Guanzheng (吳官正; pinyin: Wú Guānzhèng) (b. ... Politburo is short for Political Bureau. ... Communist Party of China flag The Communist Party of China (Simplified Chinese: 中国共产党; Traditional Chinese: 中國共産黨; pinyin: Zhōnggu ngchǎndǎng) is the ruling party of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The 2006 Cuban transfer of presidential duties is a transfer of duties of the Cuban presidency from Fidel Castro to the first vice president, his brother Raúl Castro, following Fidels illness. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... G4 countries. ... Reform of the United Nations Security Council encompasses a variety of proposals, including procedural reforms, such as eliminating the veto held by the five permanent members, and expansion of the Council. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... Proclamation of the Day of Mourning. ... 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Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This article is about the chemical substance called melamine. ... This page may meet Wikipedia’s criteria for speedy deletion. ... The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an agency of the United States federal government, responsible for the nations public space program. ... An aerial view of the complete Johnson Space Center facility in Houston, Texas in 1989. ... Houston redirects here. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Police often train to recover hostages taken by force, as in this exercise For the 2005 film, see Hostage (film). ... 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Charles Simonyi (Hungarian: Simonyi Károly; born September 10, 1948, Budapest) is a computer software executive who, as head of Microsofts application software group, oversaw the creation of Microsofts flagship office applications. ... Expedition 14 is the 14th expedition to the International Space Station (ISS). ... “ISS” redirects here. ... Adjectives: Terrestrial, Terran, Telluric, Tellurian, Earthly Atmosphere Surface pressure: 101. ... The United States Navy, also known as the USN or the U.S. Navy, is a branch of the United States armed forces responsible for conducting naval operations. ... The United States Navys Blue Angels (or Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron), formed in 1946, is the worlds first officially sanctioned military aerial demonstration team. ... Family friends identified the downed pilot as Kevin Kojack Davis. ... Beaufort is a city located in Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA and situated on the Beaufort River. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35°12N...   (Hebrew: המוסד למודיעין ולתפקידים מיוחדים, The Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations), often referred to as The Mossad (meaning The Institute), is Israels intelligence agency and is responsible for intelligence collection, counter-terrorism, covert operations such as paramilitary activities, and the facilitation of aliyah where it is banned. ... In the court system of a state or of a subordinate regional entity, an appeals court is a court of second instance where a party to a case on which judgment has been entered can ask to have their case reheard if they suspect an error of law, fact, or... Run-off or runoff may refer to one of the following. ... 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Prishtinë/Prishtina (Albanian indefinite/definite form) or Priština (Приштина) (Serbian) is the capital city of Kosovo, a landlocked province of Serbia located at 42°65′ N 21°17′ E. It is estimated that the current population of Prishtina is... For uses of the name Kosova, see Kosova (disambiguation). ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... The Palestinian flag, adopted in 1948, is a widely recognized modern symbol of the Palestinian people. ... Nicolas Sarkozy   (born Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa on 28 January 1955 in Paris, France) is the President-Elect of France after defeating Socialist Party leader Ségolène Royal during the 2007 election. ... Marie-Ségolène Royal (born 22 September 1953 in Dakar, Senegal), known as  , (IPA: ) is a French politician. ... An example of runoff voting. ... 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Combatants Islamic Courts Union Pro-Islamist militias Alleged:  Eritrea Foreign Mujahideen al-Qaeda South:  Ethiopia Transitional Government of Somalia  United States North:  Ethiopia Galmudug Puntland After the invasion: AMISOM Commanders Hassan Aweys Sharif Ahmed Hasan Hersi Adan Ayrow Barre Adan Shire Hirale Abdi Qeybdid (Galmudug) Adde Musa (Puntland) Meles Zenawi... Combatants Popular Resistance Movement (PRM) Hawiye clan militiamen  Ethiopia Transitional Government of Somalia  Uganda Peacekeepers Casualties 245+ killed (Ethiopian claim)[1] 11 TFG soldiers killed [2][3] 37 Ethiopian soldiers killed [4][5] 68 Ethiopian Soldiers wounded[6] 1 Ugandan soldier killed[7] 1 Mil Mi-24 helicopter gunship shot... Mogadishu (Somali: Muqdisho, popularly Xamar; Arabic: ; Italian: ), is the largest city in Somalia, and its capital. ...  Eastern Africa (UN subregion)  East African Community  Central African Federation (defunct)  geographic, including above East Africa or Eastern Africa is the easternmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. ... The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is a seven-country regional development organization in East Africa. ... Avraham Hirschson (Hebrew: אברהם הירשזון) (born: February 11, 1941) is an Israeli politician, currently Minister of Finance. ... Finance Ministers of Israel, 1948-present Eliezer Kaplan 1948-1952 Levi Eshkol 1952-1963 Pinhas Sapir 1963-1968 Zeev Sharef 1968-1969 Pinhas Sapir 1969-1974 Yehoshua Rabinowitz 1974-1977 Simcha Ehrlich 1977-1979 Yigal Hurwitz 1979-1981 Yoram Aridor 1981-1983 Yigal Cohen-Orgad 1983-1984 Yitzhak Moda... 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Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (114th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... The President of Russia (ru: Президент России) is the highest position within the Government of Russia. ... Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin (Russian: ) (February 1, 1931 – April 23, 2007[1]) was the first president of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999. ... Iraqi militants celebrating orders that the surrounding Coalition forces were given to stand-down. ... Kingdom of Iraq (1921-1959) The Prime Minister of Iraq is Iraqs head of government. ... Nouri Kamel al-Maliki (Arabic: نوري كامل المالكي, transliterated NÅ«rÄ« Kāmil al-MālikÄ«; born c. ... The Baghdad Wall is the name being given by some media outlets to a 5 km long (3 mile) separation barrier being built by the 82nd Airborne Division of the United States Army around the predominantly Sunni district of Adhamiya in Baghdad, Iraq. ... The armed forces of the United States of America consist of the United States Army United States Navy United States Air Force United States Marine Corps United States Coast Guard Note: The United States Coast Guard has both military and law enforcement functions. ... Sunni Islam (Arabic سنّة) is the largest denomination of Islam. ... Adhamiya is a wealthy and very exclusive area of baghdad,its inhabitants and mostly sunni but nevertheless it is considered a mixed area as many people have the inclination to move here to enjoy the scenic beauty that this area possesses,saddams main palace is also located here,as is... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... Demonstrators march in the street while protesting the World Bank and International Monetary Fund on April 16, 2005. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... This article is about a military rank. ... A suicide attack is an attack in which the attacker (attacker being either an individual or a group) intends to kill others and knows he or she will most likely die (see suicide). ... Car bomb in Iraq, made from a number of concealed artillery shells in the back of a pickup truck. ... The United States Army is one of the armed forces of the United States and has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Diyala is one of the constituent governorates of the nation of Iraq. ... Michael Czugaj, shown during an interview on the Nine Networks current affairs television program, A Current Affair. ... Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen, 23, is an Australian from Wellington Point in Brisbane, Queensland discovered on April 17, 2005 in Bali, Indonesia attempting to import heroin into Australia as part of the Bali Nine group. ... Si Yi Chen, 20, is an Australian from Doonside, New South Wales, arrested in Indonesia as part of the Bali Nine heroin smuggling group. ... Matthew Norman is an Australian from New South Wales, known as a member of the Bali Nine. ... Judicial review is the power of a court to review a a law or an official act of a government employee or agent for constitutionality or (in some jurisdictions) for the violation of basic principles of justice. ... Gajah Mada Street Denpasar is the capital city of the province of Bali, Indonesia. ... 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The armed forces of the United States of America consist of the United States Army United States Navy United States Air Force United States Marine Corps United States Coast Guard Note: The United States Coast Guard has both military and law enforcement functions. ... Currently, abortion in Mexico is prohibited, except for cases of rape, health conditions or fetal defects. ... Nickname: Location of Mexico City in central Mexico Coordinates: Country Mexico Federal entity Federal District Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded (as Tenochtitlan) c. ... The Legislative Assembly of the Federal District (Spanish: Asamblea Legislativa del Distrito Federal) is the legislative branch of government of the Mexican Federal District. ... For the term trimester used in academic settings, see Academic term The human gestation period of approximately 40 weeks between the time of the last menstrual cycle and delivery is traditionally divided into three periods of three months, or trimesters. ... 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Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Ukrainian:  ) (born February 23, 1954) is the current President of Ukraine. ... On April 2, 2007, Viktor Yushchenko, the President of Ukraine dissolved parliament and signed the presidential decree ordering early parliamentary elections in Ukraine to be held on 27 May 2007. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... Legislation (or statutory law) is law which has been promulgated (or enacted) by a legislature or other governing body. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... St. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... A state religion (also called an established church or state church) is a religious body or creed officially endorsed by the state. ... An astronomer or astrophysicist is a person whose area of interest is astronomy or astrophysics. ... The inner planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars, their sizes to scale. ... An extrasolar planet, or exoplanet, is a planet beyond the Solar System. ... Gliese 581 c (IPA: ) is a extrasolar planet orbiting the red dwarf star Gliese 581. ... 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