Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Morgan Freeman is to present the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at Saturday's SAG Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

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BBC plans miniseries based on 'Wolf Hall' and starring Mark Rylance

BBC plans miniseries based on 'Wolf Hall' and starring Mark Rylance

LONDON, March 9 (UPI) -- British actor Mark Rylance is to play Thomas Cromwell in a miniseries based on Hilary Mantel's novels "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up the Bodies," the BBC said.

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92-year-old farmer kills suspected burglar

BURLINGTON, Ky., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- A 92-year-old man in Kentucky shot and killed a young man he said broke into his home.

Canadian $17M Ponzi settlement reached

MONTREAL, March 6 (UPI) -- Some 158 investors will divide up $17 million in damages from the Royal Bank of Canada in an out-of-court Ponzi fraud agreement announced by the bank Tuesday.

Montreal financier guilty of Ponzi scheme

MONTREAL, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Montreal financier Earl Jones pleaded guilty to charges he defrauded investors through a Ponzi scheme authorities say netted him tens of millions of dollars.

Quebec won't compensate Ponzi victims

MONTREAL, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The alleged victims of a Montreal man accused of investment fraud are ineligible for help from Quebec's crime victims' compensation fund, officials said.

Canadian Ponzi scheme suspect freed

MONTREAL, July 28 (UPI) -- A judge in Montreal Tuesday set bail at $30,000 for Earl Jones, an investment adviser accused of swindling clients out of up to $50 million.

Canadian Ponzi suspect surrenders

MONTREAL, July 27 (UPI) -- Earl Jones, the Canadian financial adviser suspected in a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme, turned himself in to police in Montreal Monday, authorities said.

Lawyer: Ponzi suspect still in Canada

MONTREAL, July 22 (UPI) -- A missing Montreal man suspected of orchestrating a $50 million Ponzi investment scheme is still in Canada, a lawyer told the Globe and Mail.

Robert Earl Jones dead at 96

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Robert Earl Jones, the father of actor James Earl Jones and himself a stage and screen actor, has died in New Jersey at age 96. Jones died Sept. 7 in Englewood, N.J., of natural causes, The New York Times reported.
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Earl Jones (born July 17, 1964) is an American former middle distance runner who won a bronze medal at the Olympic Games In Los Angeles 1984 over 800m. He finished third behind Joaquim Cruz (Brazil) and Sebastian Coe (UK) setting a new personal best of 1:43.83 min. Two years later he further improved his personal best to 1:43.62 min. at a meeting in Zurich. Jones attended Eastern Michigan University and Taylor Center High School.

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