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Racy Hemingway letter to Dietrich headed for auction

NEW YORK, March 11 (UPI) -- A racy love letter from Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich is among items being put up for auction by the actress' grandchildren.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.
By United Press International

List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Two St Legers and rich races in Canada this weekend

A big weekend of turf racing includes not one but two St Legers and the reigning U.S. Horse of the Year back in action in Canada.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 2, 2013.
By United Press International
Stephen King's 'It' to be included in Gitmo prison library

Stephen King's 'It' to be included in Gitmo prison library

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The prison library in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, reversed its rejection of a Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack victim's gift of Stephen King's "It," a spokesman said.

A preview of weekend racing

Two key races for 3-year-olds take center stage in American weekend racing while some of the world's top horses square off in England.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 21, 2013.
By United Press International

Four people gored on sixth day of running of the bulls

PAMPLONA, Spain, July 12 (UPI) -- Bulls gored four people running through the streets of Pamplona, Spain, during the San Fermin festival, officials said.

Festival's third running of the bulls injury-free

PAMPLONA, Spain, July 10 (UPI) -- The third running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, was completed without injury, even though one animal strayed from the herd, officials said.

Jets' head coach Ryan runs with the bulls at Pamplona, Spain

PAMPLONA, Spain, July 9 (UPI) -- Slimmed-down New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan joined several thousand daredevils as he ran with the bulls at the festival in Pamplona, Spain.
Clive Owen plays MI5 agent in 'Shadow Dancer'

Clive Owen plays MI5 agent in 'Shadow Dancer'

NEW YORK, June 2 (UPI) -- British actor Clive Owen admits he was exhausted after playing literary lion Ernest Hemingway in the HBO movie "Hemingway & Gellhorn."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Epsom Derby tops weekend racing action

Epsom Derby tops weekend racing action

The historic Epsom Derby and an ambitious new stakes program in Pennsylvania take center stage on the weekend racing schedule.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

The Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer and, with no Triple Crown hopes to extend the spring, also kicks off a "second season" of racing.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 4, 2013.
By United Press International
Hemingway home seeks writer in residence

Hemingway home seeks writer in residence

OAK PARK, Ill., March 19 (UPI) -- The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park, Ill., said it is searching for a writer to use the attic where Hemingway spent his young years.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013.
By United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it.

Police dog wandered about eight miles ... 911 pocket dial leads to drug arrest ... Hemingway's gate for sale on eBay ... City considers rat bounty ... The world as we know it from UPI.

Hemingway's gate for sale on eBay

KEY WEST, Fla., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A Florida charity is auctioning the original gate from Ernest Hemingway's Key West home on eBay.

List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

Watercooler Stories

Miami skateboarder crashed; wasn't mugged ... Monaco nudists fear losing beach ... Cuban bar creates world's biggest daiquiri ... Hundreds dance the wobble for scholarships ... Watercooler stories from UPI.

Cuban bar creates world's biggest daiquiri

HAVANA, July 22 (UPI) -- Mixologists at the El Floridita bar in Havana say they made a record-breaking 71-gallon daiquiri as part of the celebrations of the bar's 195th anniversary.

Man gored in annual running of the bulls

PAMPLONA, Spain, July 7 (UPI) -- A Spanish man gored in the right leg Saturday was among six people taken to a hospital for injuries in the running of the bulls in Spain, officials said.
Lawyer's Hemingway contest motion denied

Lawyer's Hemingway contest motion denied

TAMPA, Fla., June 29 (UPI) -- A Florida judge denied a lawyer's motion to delay a murder-for-hire trial so the attorney could participate in an Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest.
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