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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
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List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

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

Irish poet Seamus Heaney laid to rest in hometown graveyard

BELLAGHY, Northern Ireland, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney was laid to rest Monday in the village in Northern Ireland where he was born.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 26, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 6, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012.
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I wish someone had said that

I wish someone had said that

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Harlan Ullman says there are three main issues candidates should address: U.S. infrastructure, foreign policy crises and U.S. political stalemate.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

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

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 26, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 6, 2012.
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Desperate and not serious yet again?

BRUSSELS, March 28 (UPI) -- U.S. politics interjected itself at a recent high-profile international conference and the United States didn't come out looking like a world leader.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 19, 2011.
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List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

Jones, Hawkins to star in 'Profession'

NEW YORK, July 19 (UPI) -- Cherry Jones and Sally Hawkins are set to headline the Broadway production of "Mrs. Warren's Profession," the Roundabout Theatre Company said Monday.
Olympia Dukakis cast in Williams play

Olympia Dukakis cast in Williams play

NEW YORK, May 11 (UPI) -- Olympia Dukakis and Cherry Jones have signed up to star in productions for New York's Roundabout Theatre Company for the 2010-11 theater season.

Chinese refugee guilty of killing recluse

LONDON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A Chinese dissident who was given asylum in Britain in 1992 was convicted Friday of killing a millionaire expert on George Bernard Shaw to steal his identity.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 6, 2008.
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Noted bibliographer Laurence dead at 87

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Bibliographer Dan H. Laurence, known for his devotion to the works of playwright George Bernard Shaw, has died in San Antonio at the age of 87.

Secrecy allowed in U.K. murder trial

LONDON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Parts of a British murder trial next week can be held in secret due to national security issues, a judge in London ruled.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007.
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Rare gag order in British murder trial

LONDON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- British officials filed petitions to have the trial of a man alleged to have killed an award-winning author in secret because of links to government agencies.

Homer Simpson makes Oxford quote book

LONDON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Words of wisdom from Hollywood cartoon character Homer Simpson have made it into a new Oxford dictionary of quotations, The Sun newspaper said Wednesday.

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UPI almanac for Thursday, July 26, 2007.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, May 6, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006.
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