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Kerry turns blind eye to West Bank terror

Kerry turns blind eye to West Bank terror

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- An idiom originating more than two plus centuries ago -- from an act of courage in meeting an enemy threat -- applies to an Obama administration choosing to ignore one.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 29th, 2013.
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TV show gives historical figures modern makeovers

LONDON, May 2 (UPI) -- A British TV program hired digital artists to give modern makeovers to historical figures including Queen Elizabeth 1, King Henry VIII and William Shakespeare.

Nobel Peace Prize stolen in burglary

NEWCASTLE, England, April 4 (UPI) -- A Nobel Peace Prize medallion and a lock of hair from a naval hero of the Napoleonic Wars were stolen in a burglary in northern England, police said Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011.
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Lord Nelson's flagship may go private

PORTSMOUTH, England, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The British Ministry of Defense is considering giving management of the HMS Victory, Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar, to a non-profit group.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006.
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Today is Friday, Sept. 29, the 272nd day of 2006 with 93 to follow.
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Finalists announced for British book prize

EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 1 (UPI) -- "Saturday," a novel by Ian McEwan, has been selected as a finalist for Britain's oldest literary award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.

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Today is Friday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2005 with 71 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for Oct. 17-23, 2005.
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UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

With just four weeks to go before the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Belmont Park, weekend racing around the country and overseas all had an
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

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Today is Thursday, Sept. 29, the 272nd day of 2005 with 93 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Oct. 21, the 295th day of 2004 with 71 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Sept. 29, the 273rd day of 2004 with 93 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2003 with 71 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for October 20-26.
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Ken Burns takes 'Horatio's Drive'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- On May 23, 1903, Horatio Nelson Jackson was just two days into his grand adventure of becoming the first person to drive a car across the country -- from San Fr
CATHERINE SEIPP

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Today is Monday, Sept. 29, the 272nd day of 2003 with 93 to follow.
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