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The Smoking Gun posts documents on the Rev. Al Sharpton's work as FBI informant

The Smoking Gun posts documents on the Rev. Al Sharpton's work as FBI informant

NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- The Smoking Gun website has posted documents on Sharpton's work as an FBI agent in the 1980s while he was a controversial New York civil rights leader.
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Don King's request to rename street after late wife denied

Don King's request to rename street after late wife denied

ASHTABULA, Ohio, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Chub Road in Windsor Township, Ohio, will not be renamed after the late wife of boxing promoter Don King, a resident of the street, township trustees said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.
By United Press International
Don King's turkey truck 'hijacked'

Don King's turkey truck 'hijacked'

MIAMI, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- A spokesman said boxing promoter Don King is canceling his annual turkey giveaway in Florida because the truck carrying the poultry was "hijacked."

Ali attends Joe Frazier's funeral

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Former two-time heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier was remembered at a Philadelphia funeral Monday attended by his greatest opponent, Muhammad Ali.
Boxing promoter's wife dies in Florida

Boxing promoter's wife dies in Florida

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The wife of boxing promoter Don King has died at a hospice in Florida, the famed promoter's spokesman said.
Don King loses round over Fla. development

Don King loses round over Fla. development

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- A Florida judge ordered boxing promoter Don King to pay $500,000 after losing a legal bout with his partner in a real estate deal, officials said.
Don King attends Fla. court hearing

Don King attends Fla. court hearing

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Boxing promoter Don King says he's owed $1 million from a company that had proposed to redevelop his Mangonia Park, Fla., property.

Road kill song winner at MerleFest

NASHVILLE, May 4 (UPI) -- A song about "road kill" walked away with top honors at the bluegrass festival, MerleFest, in North Carolina.

King eyes Florida casinos for fights

MIAMI, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Boxing promoter Don King says he is setting his sights on big-name fights staged at Broward County casinos in Florida patterned after Las Vegas.

King sues, claiming contract breach

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Boxing promoter Don King has filed a $4 million federal lawsuit in New York against heavyweight champion Chris Byrd over a contract dispute. The petition filed on behalf of Don King Productions accused Byrd, the International Boxing Federation heavyweight

Klitschko retirement makes Rahman champion

JUAREZ, Mexico, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The World Boxing Council announced Thursday Hasim Rahman is the next world heavyweight champion with the retirement of Vitali Klitschko. A lawyer for Don King said the boxing promoter plans to sue Klitchsko, alleging that the Ukrainian's claims of injury

New York Friars roast Don King

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- The New York Hilton resonated with laughter and language blue enough to make hair stand up as the Friars Club roasted boxing promoter Don King.

Trump tapped as Friar's roast host

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Donald Trump has been tapped as host of the Friar's Club Celebrity Roast of boxing promoter Don King at New York's Hilton Hotel.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2005 with 133 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for August 15-21, 2005.
By United Press International

Wheelchair-bound man shot by police

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 12 (UPI) -- A police officer in North Carolina shot and killed a double-amputee when the man refused to put down a handgun.

Donald Trump weds in Palm Beach, Fla.

PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Donald Trump and Slovenian model Melania Knauss tied the knot in Palm Beach, Fla., in a short dignified ceremony with some 300 in attendance.

Don King sues ESPN for defamation

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Boxing promoter Don King has accused the cable sports network ESPN and parent Walt Disney of defamation in a $2.5 billion lawsuit.

Armani sues Don King for $75K

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- New York's ritzy Armani store is suing dapper boxing promoter Don King for $75,000, "Celebrity Justice" reports.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Beef: It's what's for landscaping ... Temper gets best of anger management youth ... Fired zookeeper defends his personal zoo ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Beef: It's what's for landscaping

PURVIS, Miss., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- A new kind of landscaping ornament is beginning to catch on in suburban and rural communities across the United States: livestock.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 20, the 233rd day of 2004 with 133 to follow.
By United Press International

Mandela steps out of public life at 85

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 1 (UPI) -- South Africa's anti-apartheid champion, Nelson Mandela has announced he is withdrawing from public life at the age of 85, the BBC reported Tuesday.
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