Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria (December 1, 1949 – December 2, 1993) was a Colombian drug lord and trafficker. His cartel, at the height of his career, supplied an estimated 80% of the cocaine smuggled into the United States and made 60 million dollars a day, or 21. 9 billion dollars a year, in personal income.
Ann Hart Coulter (/ˈkoʊltər/; born December 8, 1961) is an American conservative social and political commentator, writer, syndicated columnist, and lawyer. She frequently appears on television, radio, and as a speaker at public and private events. Born in New York City to a conservative family, Coulter was raised in New Canaan, Connecticut.
Access Media Group Television (AMGTV) is an American family-oriented television network featuring television programming consisting of drama, sports, movies, entertainment, how-to, hunting and fishing, children's shows, and other features. The network is owned by the American company, Access Media Group (a company not related to the Canadian company of the same name).
Robert Hepler "Rob" Lowe (/ˈloʊ/; born March 17, 1964) is an American actor. He has garnered fame for appearing in such films as The Outsiders (1983), Oxford Blues (1984), St. Elmo's Fire (1985), About Last Night. . .
Okto, stylised as okto, is a television channel in Singapore, managed by Mediacorp and caters to the youths and young adults of Singapore, similar to Channel U. It was formerly known as MediaCorp TV12 Central and airs on the frequency 495. 25 MHz. The word "okto" means "8" in Greek.
Proyecto 40 is a television network operated by TV Azteca in Mexico. Programming generally consists of news, informational and entertainment shows. XHTVM is the flagship station of the network.
xHamster is a pornographic media and social networking site headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus. xHamster serves user-submitted pornographic videos, webcam models, pornographic photographs, and erotic literature, and incorporates social networking features. xHamster was founded anonymously in 2007.
Skype (/ˈskaɪp/) (stylized as skype) is an application that provides video chat and voice call services. Users may exchange such digital documents as images, text, video and any others, and may transmit both text and video messages. Skype allows the creation of video conference calls.
Phyllis McAlpin Stewart Schlafly (/ˈfɪlᵻs ˈʃlæfli/; August 15, 1924 – September 5, 2016) was an American constitutional lawyer and conservative activist. She was known for her staunch social and political views, her opposition to modern feminism, and her successful campaign against the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Mariana "Lali" Espósito (born 10 October 1991), who records mononymously as Lali, is an Argentine actress singer dancer model and songwriter. Espósito began her career as a actress and singer in 2003 when she joined the cast of the children's telenovela Rincón de Luz, created by producer Cris Morena.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (H-D), or Harley, is an American motorcycle manufacturer, founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1903. As one of two major American motorcycle manufacturers to survive the Great Depression (along with Indian), the company has survived numerous ownership arrangements, subsidiary arrangements (e. g.
Michael Christopher "Mike" Starr (April 4, 1966 – March 8, 2011) was an American musician, best known as the original bassist in Alice in Chains, which he played with from the band's formation in 1987 until 1993.
Stranger Things is an American supernatural horror-science fiction web television series created by the Duffer Brothers. It is written and directed by Matt and Ross Duffer and executive-produced by Shawn Levy. It stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, and Matthew Modine.
GSAT-7 or INSAT-4F is a multi-band communication satellite developed by ISRO. It is the sixth among the stack of seven INSAT-4 series communication satellites which was designed, developed and fabricated by India. The Indian Navy is the user of the multi-band home-built communication spacecraft, which has been operational since September 2013.
Narcos is an American crime web television series created and produced by Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, and Doug Miro. Season 1, comprising 10 episodes, originally aired on August 28, 2015, as a Netflix exclusive.
The Toyota Mirai (From mirai (未来), Japanese for "future") is a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, one of the first such vehicles to be sold commercially. The Mirai was unveiled at the November 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Toyota planned to build 700 vehicles for global sales during 2015.
Mother Teresa MC, known in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu Albanian: [aˈɲɛzə ˈɡɔndʒɛ bɔjaˈdʒiu]; 26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She was born in Skopje (now capital of the Republic of Macedonia), then part of the Kosovo Vilayet in the Ottoman Empire.
This is a chronology of deaths in 2016. Names are reported under the date of death. Names under each date are reported in alphabetical order by surname or pseudonym.
Sebastián Marroquín (born Juan Pablo Escobar in 1977, Medellín, Colombia) is a Colombian architect, author, and the son of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.
JonBenét Patricia Ramsey (/ˌdʒɒnbəˈneɪ pəˈtrɪʃə ˈræmzi/; August 6, 1990 – December 25 or 26, 1996) was a six-year-old American child beauty queen who was murdered in her home in Boulder, Colorado, in 1996. Her father, John Ramsey, found her body in the basement of the family home about eight hours after she was reported missing. She had been struck on the head and strangled.
The Cali Cartel was a drug cartel based in southern Colombia, around the city of Cali and the Valle del Cauca Department. Its founders were the Rodríguez Orejuela brothers, Gilberto and Miguel, and José Santacruz Londoño, also known as "Chepe".
Hugh Charles Krampe (April 19, 1925 – September 5, 2016), known professionally as Hugh O'Brian, was an American actor known for his starring roles in the ABC western television series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961) and the NBC action television series Search (1972–1973). He also had a supporting role in John Wayne's last film, The Shootist.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (German: [ˈvɔlfɡaŋ amaˈdeːʊs ˈmoːtsaʁt], English see fn. ; 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Born in Salzburg, Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood.
On 29 September 1940, a mid-air collision occurred over Brocklesby, New South Wales, Australia. The accident was unusual in that the aircraft involved, two Avro Ansons of No. 2 Service Flying Training School RAAF, remained locked together after colliding, and then landed safely.
As civilization developed, so too did the need for units of measurement. These were required for numerous tasks such as: constructing dwellings of an appropriate size and shape, fashioning clothing, or bartering food or raw materials.
Chad Patrick Kelly (born March 26, 1994) is an American football quarterback for the Ole Miss Rebels.
Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and co-principal songwriter of the rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range.
On May 28, 2016, a three-year-old boy climbed into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and was grabbed and dragged by Harambe, a 17-year-old Western lowland gorilla. Fearing for the boy's life, a zoo worker shot and killed Harambe.
A lesbian rule was historically a flexible mason's rule made of lead that could be bent to the curves of a molding, and used to measure or reproduce irregular curves. Lesbian rules were originally constructed of a pliable kind of lead found on the island of Lesbos. The rule is alluded to by Aristotle in his Nicomachean Ethics (bk V, ch.
Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin (22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006), nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist. Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter, an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series which he co-hosted with his wife Terri.
Rodrigo "Rody" Roa Duterte (born March 28, 1945), also known as Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician who is the 16th President of the Philippines, in office since 2016. He is the first Mindanaoan to hold the office, and the fourth of Visayan descent.
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, author, politician, and the Republican Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election. He is chairman of The Trump Organization, which is the principal holding company for his real estate ventures and other business interests.
People v. Turner, formally People of the State of California v. Brock Allen Turner (2015), was a criminal case filed in Santa Clara County Superior Court which convicted Brock Allen Turner of three counts of felony sexual assault.
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Earth (otherwise known as the world, in Greek: Γαῖα Gaia, or in Latin: Terra) is the third planet from the Sun, the densest planet in the Solar System, the largest of the Solar System's four terrestrial planets, and the only astronomical object known to harbor life. According to radiometric dating and other sources of evidence, Earth formed about 4. 54 billion years ago.
Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country. It is the Monday of the long weekend known as Labor Day Weekend and it is considered the unofficial end of summer.
Isabelle Dinoire (1967 – 22 April 2016) was a French woman who was the first person to undergo a partial face transplant, after her Labrador retriever mauled her in May 2005. She underwent a 15-hour operation in November 2005 in which surgeons transplanted the nose, lips and chin from a brain-dead donor at a hospital in Amiens.
Burning Man is an annual gathering that takes place at Black Rock City—a temporary community erected in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada.
Don't Breathe is a 2016 American horror film directed by Fede Alvarez and written by Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues. The film stars Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto and Stephen Lang and focuses on three friends who get trapped inside a blind man's house while burglarizing it. The film was produced by Ghost House Pictures and Good Universe.
Anahí Giovanna Puente de Velasco known mononymously as Anahí (Spanish pronunciation: [anaˈi]), (born May 14, 1983), is a Mexican singer and actress. She is best known for starring in Alondra (1995), Mujeres Engañadas (1999), Primer Amor (2000), Clase 406 (2003), Rebelde (2004) and Dos Hogares (2011).
Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film based on the DC Comics antihero team of the same name. It is the third installment in the DC Extended Universe.
Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, actress, author and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of 2008, has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Jewel's debut album, Pieces of You, released on February 28, 1995, became one of the best-selling debut albums of all time, going 12 times platinum.
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (Hangul: 달의 연인 - 보보경심 려; RR: Dar-ui yeon-in - Bobogyeongsim ryeo) is a South Korean drama based on the Chinese novel Bu Bu Jing Xin by Tong Hua. It began airing on August 29, 2016 on SBS every Monday and Tuesday at 22:00 (KST) for 20 episodes.
Pete Davidson (born November 16, 1993) is an American actor and comedian. He is a featured player on Saturday Night Live, the youngest member of the current cast, and the first SNL cast member to have been born in the 1990s. Previously, Davidson had made appearances on the MTV programs Guy Code, Wild 'n Out, and Failosophy.
Nigel Keith Anthony Standish Vaz (born 26 November 1956) is a British Labour Party politician who, as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Leicester East since the 1987 general election, is the British Parliament's longest-serving British Asian MP.
The G20 (or G-20 or Group of Twenty) is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies. It was founded in 1999 with the aim of studying, reviewing, and promoting high-level discussion of policy issues pertaining to the promotion of international financial stability.
Mia Khalifa (Arabic: ميا خليفة; born February 10, 1993), also known as Mia Callista, is a Lebanese American social media personality best known for her brief and successful career as a pornographic actress and adult model in 2014–2015.
The Search Bloc (Spanish: Bloque de Búsqueda) was the name of three different Special Operations units of the National Police of Colombia (Policía Nacional de Colombia). They were originally focused on capturing (or killing) a particular individual or group of individuals.
Los Pepes, a name derived from the Spanish phrase "Perseguidos por Pablo Escobar" ( "Persecuted by Pablo Escobar"), was a short-lived vigilante group composed of enemies of drug lord Pablo Escobar. They waged a small-scale war against Escobar's Medellín Cartel in the early 1990s, which ended in 1993 with Escobar's death and fracturing of the Medellín Cartel.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification process will decide 31 of the 32 teams which will play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, with the hosts Russia qualifying automatically. All 210 remaining FIFA member associations are eligible to enter the qualifying process.
Dandeny Muñoz Mosquera, also known as "La Quica", was purported to be the chief assassin for the Medellín Cartel of Colombia. He was responsible for the deaths of an unknown number of people (estimates range in the hundreds), supposedly murdering members of both the Medellín Cartel and the rival Cali Cartel, as well as police officers and government officials.
Backlash (2016) is an upcoming professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event produced by WWE. It will take place on September 11, 2016 at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia. It will be the twelfth event in the Backlash chronology and the first SmackDown branded event following the second brand split in July 2016.
Andrés Escobar Saldarriaga (13 March 1967 – 2 July 1994) was a Colombian footballer who played as a defender. He played for Atlético Nacional, BSC Young Boys, and the Colombia national team. Escobar was murdered in the aftermath of the 1994 FIFA World Cup, reportedly as retaliation for having scored an own goal which contributed to the team's elimination from the tournament.
Accenture PLC is a global professional services company and provides consulting services in digital, technology and operations. It has been incorporated in Dublin, Ireland, since 1 September 2009. It is the world's largest consulting firm as measured by revenues and is a Fortune Global 500 company.
The Medellín Cartel was an organized network of drug suppliers and smugglers originating in the city of Medellín, Colombia. The drug cartel operated throughout the 1970s and 1980s in Bolivia, Colombia, Honduras, Peru, and the United States, as well as in Canada and Europe.
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William Sylvester Harley (December 29, 1880 – September 18, 1943) was a co-founder of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company.
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. From 1 May 1876, she had the additional title of Empress of India. Victoria was the daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the fourth son of King George III.
Jacob Erwin Wetterling (February 17, 1978 – October 22, 1989) was a boy from St. Joseph, Minnesota, who was kidnapped from his hometown at the age of 11 on October 22, 1989. His disappearance remained a mystery for nearly 27 years.
Camping World Stadium is a stadium located in Orlando, Florida. The stadium is located in the West Lakes neighborhoods of Downtown Orlando, west of new sports and entertainment facilities including the Amway Center, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and the under-construction Orlando City Stadium.
Greta Van Susteren (born June 11, 1954) is an American commentator and television news anchor formerly on the Fox News Channel, where she hosted On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren. A former criminal defense and civil trial lawyer, she appeared as a legal analyst on CNN co-hosting Burden of Proof with Roger Cossack from 1994 to 2002, playing defense attorney to Cossack's prosecutor.
The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the United States. Four Presidents belonged to the Party while in office. Along with the rival Democratic Party, it was central to the Second Party System from the early 1830s to the mid-1850s.
Chesley Burnett "Sully" Sullenberger, III (born January 23, 1951) is a retired airline captain and aviation safety consultant.
Aquemini is the third studio album by American hip hop duo OutKast, released on September 29, 1998 through LaFace Records. The title is a portmanteau of the two performers' Zodiac signs: Aquarius (Big Boi) and Gemini (André 3000), which is indicative of the album's recurring theme of the differing personalities of the two members.
La7 is an Italian private television channel, until 2013 it was owned by Telecom Italia Media and operated by Telecom Italia. It is now owned by Cairo Communications. The head office is located in Rome.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is a Canadian-American actor, producer, and semi-retired professional wrestler, currently signed to WWE.
Virginia Vallejo García is a Colombian author, journalist, television anchorwoman, media personality, socialite, and political asylee in the United States of America.
This is a list of Bollywood films that are scheduled to be released in 2016.
Ralph George Macchio, Jr. (/ˈmɑːtʃi. oʊ/, Italian pronunciation: [ˈmakkjo]; born November 4, 1961) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Daniel LaRusso in the Karate Kid series, Eugene Martone in Crossroads, Bill Gambini in My Cousin Vinny, and Johnny Cade in The Outsiders.
The European section of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification will act as qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, to be held in Russia, for national teams which are members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). Apart from Russia, which qualify automatically as hosts, a total of 13 slots in the final tournament are available for UEFA teams.
Akira is a 2016 Indian action drama film co-written, directed, and produced by AR Murugadoss. It is a remake of the 2011 Tamil film Mouna Guru, and features Sonakshi Sinha in the titular role. Principal photography began in March 2015, and the film released worldwide on 2 September 2016.
Colonel Hugo Martinez was the original commander of Search Bloc, a unit of officers assembled in 1992 by the President César Gaviria and tasked with the sole objective of the apprehension of drug lord Pablo Escobar and his associates. Martinez retired to the city of Bogota.
James Edward Kelly (born February 14, 1960) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons and spent the entirety of his NFL career with the Buffalo Bills. He also played two seasons with the Houston Gamblers in the United States Football League (USFL).
The Night Of is an American eight-part crime drama television miniseries based on Criminal Justice, a 2008–09 British television series. The miniseries was written by Richard Price and Steven Zaillian and directed by Zaillian and James Marsh. Broadcast on HBO, The Night Of premiered on July 10, 2016.
Colin Rand Kaepernick (born November 3, 1987) is an American professional football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Nevada, and was drafted by the 49ers in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, the federal district of Columbia, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Edward Joseph "Ed" Snowden (born June 21, 1983) is an American computer professional, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee, and former contractor for the United States government who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 without prior authorization.
Wagner Maniçoba de Moura (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈvaɡneɾ ˈmo-ɾa]; born 27 June, 1976) is a Brazilian film, television and stage actor.
The Philippines (/ˈfɪlᵻpiːnz/; Filipino: Pilipinas [ˌpɪlɪˈpinɐs]), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Filipino: Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of about 7,641 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Desmond Thomas Doss (February 7, 1919 – March 23, 2006) was the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor and one of only three so honored (the others are Thomas W. Bennett and Joseph G. LaPointe, Jr.). He was a Corporal (Private First Class at the time of his Medal of Honor heroics) in the U.S. Army assigned to the Medical Detachment, 307th Infantry, 77th Infantry Division.
Lindsey Caroline Vonn (/ˈvɔːn/) (née Kildow; born October 18, 1984) is an American World Cup alpine ski racer on the US Ski Team. She has won four World Cup overall championships—one of only two female skiers to do so, along with Annemarie Moser-Pröll—with three consecutive titles in 2008, 2009, and 2010, plus another in 2012.
Sully is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed and co-produced by Clint Eastwood and written by Todd Komarnicki, about US Airways Flight 1549 and its pilot, Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, based on the autobiography Highest Duty by Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow.
A cover letter, covering letter, motivation letter, motivational letter or a letter of motivation is a letter of introduction attached to, or accompanying another document such as a résumé or curriculum vitae.
The choking game (also known as the fainting game and a wide variety of local slang names) refers to intentionally cutting off oxygen to the brain with the goal of inducing temporary syncope and euphoria. There are two distinct methods used to achieve oxygen deprivation: strangulation and self-induced hypocapnia.
September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 116 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).
UFC 203: Miocic vs Overeem is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that will be held on September 10, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
Love in the Moonlight (Hangul: 구르미 그린 달빛; RR: Gureumi Geurin Dalbit; lit. Moonlight Drawn by Clouds) is a South Korean television series starring Park Bo-gum and Kim Yoo-jung. It is a coming-of-age story and youth romance set during 19th-century Joseon Dynasty.
US Airways Flight 1549 (AWE1549) was an Airbus A320-214 flight on January 15, 2009 from New York's LaGuardia Airport to a stopover at Charlotte Douglas International Airport that was forced to make an emergency water landing in the Hudson River.
ITT Technical Institute (often shortened to ITT Tech), was a for-profit technical institute with approximately 130 campuses in 38 states of the United States. As of August 2016, the company was barred from enrolling new students who use government loans and has chosen to cease enrolling any new students at all.
Hacksaw Ridge is a Australian-American biographical war film directed by Mel Gibson and written by Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan, Randall Wallace, and Gregory Crosby. The film stars Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Hugo Weaving, Ryan Corr, Teresa Palmer, Richard Pyros and Rachel Griffiths. Principal photography began on September 5, 2015 in New South Wales.
The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca, literally "black and white cat-foot"; simplified Chinese: 大熊猫; traditional Chinese: 大熊貓; pinyin: dà xióng māo; Jyutping: daai6 hung4 maau1, literally "big bear cat"), also known as panda bear or simply panda, is a bear native to south central China.
The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by English author H. G. Wells first serialised in 1897 in the UK by Pearson's Magazine and in the US by Cosmopolitan magazine. The novel's first appearance in hardcover was in 1898 from publisher William Heinemann of London.
Nicole Rene "Nikki" Glaser (born June 1, 1984) is an American stand-up comedian, podcast host, and television host. She is the host of the television series Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, which premiered on Comedy Central and Much on February 9, 2016.
The 2016 Summer Paralympics (Brazilian Portuguese: Jogos Paralímpicos de Verão de 2016), the fifteenth Summer Paralympic Games, are an upcoming major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 September to 18 September 2016, making them the first Summer Paralympics to be held during the host city's wintertime.
Roberto Aguayo (born May 17, 1994) is an American football kicker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida State University, where he was the most accurate kicker in ACC history and 3rd in NCAA history. He was drafted in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Hacienda Nápoles (Spanish for "Naples Estate") was the luxurious estate built and owned by Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in Puerto Triunfo, Antioquia Department, Colombia, approximately 100 km (62 mi) east of Medellín and 150 km (93 mi) northwest of Bogotá. The estate covers about 20 km2 (7. 7 sq mi) of land.