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Prize French bulldog, 2 litters of puppies stolen in Miami

MIAMI, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- A French bulldog, the prize stud of a Miami breeder, and 15 puppies he sired have been stolen, police said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.
By United Press International

Why U.S. is losing Iraq and why Iran can't afford to

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- At times in U.S. history its leaders failed to "get the message" of a national security threat, suffering dire consequences as a result.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Italian winemaker says Hitler, Mussolini bottles 'joke gift'

UDINE, Italy, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- An Italian winemaker who sells bottles of the beverage featuring pictures of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini said the products are meant as "a joke gift."

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Siblings return bag of found money … Hotel takes down Che-style picture … Owl survives 140 miles in front grille … Museum uses beloved bear's pelt for model … Watercooler stories from UPI.

Hotel takes down Che-style picture

SOUTH BEACH, Fla., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A Florida hotel said a portrait appearing to depict communist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara was taken down a week after it was put on display.
Kurdish family divided by peace protests

Kurdish family divided by peace protests

RANIA, Iraq, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Kareem Sharif is one of a dozen old men who hold court around the checkerboards in Rania Public Park. Sharif, 59, is known for his pluck and tenacity on the boards.
MUHAMMED ABDULLA

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.
By United Press International
FARC OKs peace talks; rap video mocks Santos

FARC OKs peace talks; rap video mocks Santos

BOGOTA, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Colombia's largest revolutionary guerrilla group confirmed in a defiant, mocking rap video it was involved in exploratory peace talks with the government.

Colombia rebels free hostages held 12 yrs.

VILLAVICENCIA, Colombia, April 2 (UPI) -- A Colombian rebel group operating since the 1940s Monday freed 10 government officials held hostage for more than 12 years, the International Red Cross said.
Report: Cuba to free 2,900 prisoners

Report: Cuba to free 2,900 prisoners

HAVANA, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Cuba will release some 2,900 jailed political prisoners with pardons, President Raul Castro announced.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011.
By United Press International

Che Guevara pal Granado dies

HAVANA, March 6 (UPI) -- Alberto Granado, who was a sidekick to the late Latin American revolutionary Che Guevara, died Saturday in Havana. He was 88.
Cuban overtones dropped from Florida race

Cuban overtones dropped from Florida race

PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Organizers of the 24 Hours of LeMons auto race said they would scratch references to communist rebel leader Che Guevara from their December race in Florida.

Obama denounced at Miami health rally

MIAMI, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Hundreds of Miami healthcare reform protesters, gathered at a "Recess Rally," compared U.S. President Barack Obama to communists, witnesses said.

Man dressed as Che Guevara for court

CONSETT, England, April 15 (UPI) -- A British book dealer accused of stealing a Shakespeare first edition arrived in court dressed as Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara.
Del Toro hopeful 'Che' will find audience

Del Toro hopeful 'Che' will find audience

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Puerto Rican actor Benicio Del Toro said his new movie, "Che," should find an audience despite being 4 1/2 hours long and in Spanish.

Bin Laden called al-Qaida's 'Che Guevara'

BERLIN, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Germany's intelligence chief said in an interview Monday that Osama bin Laden no longer plans attacks personally.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 14, 2008.
By United Press International
Soderbergh's Che bio-pic debuts at Cannes

Soderbergh's Che bio-pic debuts at Cannes

CANNES, France, May 23 (UPI) -- Director Steven Soderbergh's two-part Che Guevara bio-pic reportedly ran more than four hours long when it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this week.
Eastwood's film to premiere in Cannes

Eastwood's film to premiere in Cannes

CANNES, France, April 23 (UPI) -- U.S. filmmaker Clint Eastwood's new film, "Changeling," reportedly is set to premiere at the Cannes International Film Festival in France.

Arms freeze threat -- Part 1

MOSCOW, March 14 (UPI) -- If Venezuela goes to war with Colombia, Russia will not hesitate to freeze its arms supplies.
PYOTR ROMANOV, UPI Outside View Commentator

Commentary: CHIMEA no chimera

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Below Washington's geopolitical radar screen, where Iraq and Iran tend to blur out the rest of the world, momentous events are in the making.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Victor Rabinowitz, left-wing lawyer, dies

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Victor Rabinowitz, a left-wing New York lawyer who represented scores of controversial clients, including the Cuban government, has died at the age of 96.

Che Guevara's hairs sold for $100,000

DALLAS, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Hairs belonging to Latin American revolutionary Che Guevara were sold at auction for $100,000, The New York Times reported Friday.
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