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Rare rock memorabilia for sale online

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Michael Jackson's "moonwalk" boots, Madonna's "Like a Virgin" gown and John Lennon's silver baptismal bracelet are part of the biggest rock auction ever.

Brian Jones death probe to reopen

LONDON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The 1969 death of Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones could be reopened amid possible evidence he was killed for a $14,000 debt.

FBI error frees suspect to kill again

ATLANTA, May 4 (UPI) -- FBI agents erred in fingerprinting an Atlanta area suspect more than a year ago, freeing him to commit four alleged slayings, the agency said.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, March 21, the 80th day of 2005 with 285 to follow.
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Republicans to turn up the heat on Reid

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- National Republicans are expected to begin a prolonged campaign against Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to weaken his support in his home state.

Suspect tells Okla. cops bodies' location

WELCH, Okla., Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A suspected serial-killer in Oklahoma has told authorities where to find the bodies of two teenage girls who disappeared in 1999.

Watercooler Stories

Britain may grant tax breaks for 2nd wives ... Stranger doles out $20,000 Christmas cash ... Divers may have discovered lost ship ... Japanese group gives up swastika-like logo ... Watercooler stories from UPI.
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Stranger doles out $20,000 Christmas cash

DENVER, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Denver's Samaritan House homeless shelter was clueless Sunday as to the identity of a stranger who handed out $100 bills to nearly 250 residents.

GOP says Sox win would mean nothing

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- John Kerry's campaign insists he will cheer his hometown Boston Red Sox to take the World Series, despite political legend, ABC reported Wednesday.

Intelligence officers doubt Blair

LONDON, July 11 (UPI) -- Two ex-intelligence officers have cast doubt over the way Tony Blair went about trying to justify war with Iraq, the BBC reported Sunday.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, March 21, the 81st day of 2004 with 285 to follow.
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British intelligence: We were overruled

LONDON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- A former British intelligence expert said Tuesday the government overruled his findings on Iraq's pre-war weapons.

Two most-wanted hide out in Canada

OTTAWA, July 19 (UPI) -- The FBI is spearheading a Canadian manhunt for two violent men on the Most Wanted list, a report said Saturday.

Lawsuit sees priest's sexual misconduct

OAKLAND, Calif., June 11 (UPI) -- A California woman is accusing her parish priest of sexually abusing her.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Fred Astaire and composer Dimitri Tiomkin, born in 1899; composer-conductor Max Steiner in 1888; Larry Williams, who had a 1957 hit with "Bony Moroney," in 1935. The Spinners' Henry Fambrough was born in 1938 (age 65); Danny Rap
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for May 10-16.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 5-11.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 8-14.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Percy Faith, who was born in 1908; jazz singer Billie Holiday in 1915; sitar player Ravi Shankar in 1920 (age 83); country's Bobby Bare in 1935 (age 68); Freddie Hubbard in 1938 (age 65); guitarist Mick Abrahams of Jethro Tull an
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Percy Faith, who was born in 1908; jazz singer Billie Holiday in 1915; sitar player Ravi Shankar in 1920 (age 83); country's Bobby Bare in 1935 (age 68); Freddie Hubbard in 1938 (age 65); guitarist Mick Abrahams of Jethro Tull an
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, March 21, the 80th day of 2003 with 285 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

On this date in 2002, Pope John Paul II made a brief comment on the sexual abuse scandal that had shaken the Roman Catholic clergy. He said in a letter that "a dark shadow of suspicion" had fallen over all priests because of the behavior of those who had
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for March 17-23.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include country's Mickey Gilley, who was born in 1936 (age 67); Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere and the Raiders, and John Cale of The Velvet Underground, both in 1942 (age 61); Procol Harum's Robin Trower in 1945 (age 58); Jimmie Fadden of t
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Marty Sanders of Jay and the Americans and country singer Joe South, who were both born in 1940 (age 63); the late Brian Jones, co-founder and guitarist for the Rolling Stones before leaving the band, was born in 1942; Barbara Ac
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