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Remembering the 50th anniversary of JFK's funeral

Remembering the 50th anniversary of JFK's funeral

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A million people lined the streets Nov. 25, 1963, and millions more were glued to TVs as the United States paid final respects to President John F. Kennedy.

Alleged Ethiopian torturer on trial in Denver

DENVER, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Jurors heard opening statements Monday in Denver in the trial of an Ethiopian who allegedly lied about mistreating prisoners when he entered the United States.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 23, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 23, 2012.
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Amid Arab Spring, Israel seeks new friends

TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Israel is scrambling to find new friends in the Middle East, the Mediterranean and Africa.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 23, 2008.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Monday, July 23, 2007.

Ex-Ethiopian dictator guilty of genocide

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Former Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam has been convicted in absentia of genocide after a 12-year trial.

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Today is Tuesday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2006 with 110 to follow.
By United Press International

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Today is Sunday, July 23, the 204th day of 2006 with 161 to follow.
By United Press International

Ethiopian poet Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin dead

NEW YORK, March 9 (UPI) -- Ethiopian playwright and poet laureate Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin, who wrote the anthem of the African Union, has died in New York at age 69.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Sept. 12, the 255h day of 2005 with 110 to follow.
By United Press International

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Today is Saturday, July 23, the 204th day of 2005 with 161 to follow.
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Ehtiopia celebrates with Bob Marley fans

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Fans of reggae star Bob Marley have flocked to Ethiopia for a month of celebrations marking what would have been his 60th birthday.

Enhanced security for Marley's reburial

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The Ethiopian State Department alerted Americans Saturday about enhanced security measures during the birthday celebration of reggae superstar Bob Marley.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Sept. 12, the 256th day of 2004 with 110 to follow.
By United Press International

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Today is Friday, July 23, the 205th day of 2004 with 161 to follow.
By United Press International

Italy to return Ethiopian obelisk

ROME, March 5 (UPI) -- Italian officials announced Thursday that the 88-foot Axum obelisk, which Benito Mussolini looted from Ethiopia 1937, is being returned to Ethiopia.

New branch of primitive humans reported

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- International researchers have added another species to the growing family tree of human evolution, the New York Times reported Friday.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2003 with 110 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, July 23, the 204th day of 2003 with 161 to follow.
By United Press International

Commentary: Congressman Billybob sez

HIGHLANDS, N.C., March 13 (UPI) -- This here's the 341st Report ta the Folks Back Home from the (More er Less) Honorable Billybob, cyberCongressman from Western Carolina.
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