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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.
By United Press International

MPs told to stop touching statues of former prime ministers

LONDON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Statues of former prime ministers in the British House of Commons need protection from members of Parliament who touch them for luck, leaders say.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
By United Press International

City can't halt aborted fetus billboards

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Billboards displaying images of aborted fetuses are being driven through the streets of Austin, Texas, to raise awareness about abortion.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008.
By United Press International

Cancer patient says bank harassed him

MANCHESTER, England, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A British man with terminal lung cancer claims a bank harassed him with 762 telephone calls in 10 months trying to collect a debt.

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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007.
By United Press International

Blair reportedly faces police interview

LONDON, July 14 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair faces a police interview when he returns from his summer holiday, The Times of London reports.

Helena Bonham-Carter buys her family manor

SUTTON COURTENAY, England, March 24 (UPI) -- British actress Helena Bonham-Carter has bought a historic mansion in Oxfordshire that was once owned by her great-great grandfather.

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Today is Tuesday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2006 with 348 to follow.
By United Press International

Whitbread to divest of UK Marriott

LONDON, March 14 (UPI) -- Top British hospitality company Whitbread PLC said it expected to raise nearly $2 billion from its sale of Marriott UK hotels, Sky News reported Monday.

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Today is Monday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2005 with 348 to follow.
By United Press International

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Today is Saturday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2004 with 349 to follow.
By United Press International

Commentary: Gareth Jones, hero of Ukraine

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- What can you expect if you fearlessly expose the systematic, genocidal murder of 10 million people?
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

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Today is Friday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2003 with 348 to follow.
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David Lloyd is a professor of literature. He holds a B.A. , 1977 , an M.A. , 1981 and the PhD, 1982, in Literature and Colonialism, all from Cambridge University. Lloyd has been Professor of English at the University of Southern California since 2003, after previous appointments at Scripps College, Claremont, and the University of California, Berkeley.

Lloyd’s scholarship primarily addresses Irish literature and culture, colonialism and nationalism.

Lloyd came to public attention as a leader of a movement calling for an academic and cultural boycott of Israel.

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