Go Wild in the Park, Little Beaver Creek Watershed Coordinator Joshua Emanuelson to speak about backyard water, 6:30 p.m., Salem Public Library Quaker Room; register at salem.lib.oh.us, the library at 330-332-0042 or Amber at 330-271-8913; free and open to public.,“Suessical: The Musical,” presented by the South Range High School Drama Team, 7 p.m., South Range Performing Arts Center; $10 adults, $8 students and senior citizens.,“Suessical: The Musical,” presented by the South Range High School Drama Team, 7 p.m., South Range Performing Arts Center; $10 adults, $8 students and senior citizens.,Pasta bake dinner, 4-7 p.m., Good Hope Lutheran Church, 12030 Market St.; carryouts available; $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12; 330-549-2406.,“Suessical: The Musical,” presented by the South Range High School Drama Team, 2 p.m., South Range Performing Arts Center; $10 adults, $8 students and senior citizens.

TARZANA (CBSLA) – Police were investigating an act of anti-Semitic vandalism at a synagogue in Tarzana Wednesday.,According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the vandalism was reported about 9:55 a.m. Tuesday, the same day it emerged that Turkish flags were hung at two Armenian schools in the San Fernando Valley.,School administrations and local leaders are condemning the acts, affirming it’s disrespectful to victims’ families of the Armenian genocide.,RELATED: Police Investigate Turkish Flags At Armenian Schools

The Turkish Ottoman Empire is blamed for the deaths of more than one million Armenians about a century ago.,Blumenfield said he was awaiting news from the LAPD about the synagogue graffiti and that he and his staff “stand ready to assist if there is anything we can do to help.” read more

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There are many reasons why businesses should love gamification as much as users love games.,When a brand needs to drive user-engagement, motivate employees, increase sales, collect data, change a certain behavior or solve a business problem-- well-structured gamification can act as a "magical wand" in all cases.,Gabe Zichermann delivering a talk at TEDx San Francisco 2017Gabe Zichermann read more

So he deemed the 1934 World Cup “a joke,” surmising that “the national associations of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland have quite enough to do in their own International Championship, which seems to me a far better World Championship than the one to be staged in Rome.”,By the time of the first postwar World Cup, eventually scheduled for 1950 in Brazil, its status and England’s changed circumstance left them no option but to participate—and a good thing too, because what happened next was epochal.,Perpetrating perhaps the Scottishest act of all time, the Scottish Football Association ruled that its team would travel only if it qualified top of the group—which it did not, edged out by England in the final game.,The captains of the English and U.S. national teams, Billy Wright and Ed McIlvenny, exchange souvenirs at the start of their 1950 World Cup match in Brazil

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The Professional Disc Golf Association recently announced the 2020 amateur world championships — a five-day competition — will be held at nine courses in Orlando, Clermont and DeBary.,Landing the event is a payoff for investments Orange and Lake counties and other jurisdictions have made to add tournament-caliber courses in parks used for the increasingly popular sport, in which Frisbee-like discs are flung into chain-link baskets.,Champions Pointe is part of the Lake County Disc Golf Trail — six courses with locations in Mount Dora and upcoming sites in Eustis, Umatilla and Leesburg.,Orlando Disc Golf organized the bid with local officials and is hosting the international championship event — a feat that has been in the works for over a decade, according to president Mark Janssen.,The other event sites — Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake in Orlando and River City Nature Park in DeBary — will be spruced up in time before the estimated 800 amateur players arrive for the tournaments.

The Professional Disc Golf Association recently announced the 2020 amateur world championships — a five-day competition — will be held at nine courses in Orlando, Clermont and DeBary.,Landing the event is a payoff for investments Orange and Lake counties and other jurisdictions have made to add tournament-caliber courses in parks used for the increasingly popular sport, in which Frisbee-like discs are flung into chain-link baskets.,Champions Pointe is part of the Lake County Disc Golf Trail — six courses with locations in Mount Dora and upcoming sites in Eustis, Umatilla and Leesburg.,Orlando Disc Golf organized the bid with local officials and is hosting the international championship event — a feat that has been in the works for over a decade, according to president Mark Janssen.,The other event sites — Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake in Orlando and River City Nature Park in DeBary — will be spruced up in time before the estimated 800 amateur players arrive for the tournaments.

Author Francis Fukuyama writes that the rapid changes in the political and economic landscape have seen people around the world losing their sense of dignity and thus their identity Sometime in the last decades of the 20th century, world politics changed dramatically.,The latter was underpinned by liberal economic institutions such as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and its successor, the World Trade Organisation.,Between 1970 and 2008, the world’s output of goods and services quadrupled and growth extended to most regions of the world, and the number of people living in extreme poverty in developing countries dropped from 42% of the total population in 1993 to 17% in 2011.,Huge new middle classes arose in countries such as China and India, but the work they did replaced work that had been done by older middle classes in the developed world.,Xi Jinping’s Chinese government has talked at length about China’s “100 years of humiliation” and how the US, Japan and other countries were trying to prevent it from returning to the power status it enjoyed over the past millennia of history.

New York center Enes Kanter will not travel to London for the Knicks' upcoming international game because he believes he could be assassinated for his opposition to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.,"Sadly, I'm not going because of that freaking lunatic, the Turkish president," Kanter said.,Kanter's Turkish passport was revoked in 2017, and an international warrant for his arrest was issued by Turkey.,Kanter is a follower of a U.S.-based Turkish cleric accused by Turkey's government of masterminding a failed military coup in 2016.,"People often ask me why I continue to speak out if it's hurting my family," Kanter wrote in a column for Time magazine last year.

Maggie Vessey – Then

Maggie Vessey is an American Olympic athlete who competed in track and field events around the world in the early 2000s.,Beginning to compete in high school, Felix quickly became one of the fastest women on the planet, taking second place at the US Indoor Track Field Championships, and then running the fastest ever at the World Indoor Track and Field Championships in Mexico City.,Allyson Felix medaled at almost every single world track and field championship since 2005, and has so far been to four Olympic games representing the United States.,She won a silver at the 2004 Olympic games in Athens, Greece, gold and silver in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China, three gold medals at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, UK, and two golds and a silver in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro games.,In fact, she got silver in one of her first ever competitions at the World Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, United Kingdom. read more

Maggie Vessey – Then

Maggie Vessey is an American Olympic athlete who competed in track and field events around the world in the early 2000s.,Beginning to compete in high school, Felix quickly became one of the fastest women on the planet, taking second place at the US Indoor Track Field Championships, and then running the fastest ever at the World Indoor Track and Field Championships in Mexico City.,Allyson Felix medaled at almost every single world track and field championship since 2005, and has so far been to four Olympic games representing the United States.,She won a silver at the 2004 Olympic games in Athens, Greece, gold and silver in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China, three gold medals at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, UK, and two golds and a silver in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro games.,In fact, she got silver in one of her first ever competitions at the World Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, United Kingdom. read more