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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.
By United Press International
Francis to visit Israel, Palestinian territories

Francis to visit Israel, Palestinian territories

VATICAN CITY, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Pope Francis plans to visit Israel as soon as next year, the Vatican said, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas also invited him to visit.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.
By United Press International

German court: 'Doctor of Death' is dead

BADEN-BADEN, Germany, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Aribert Heim, the World War II German Nazi known as "Doctor Death," died in Egypt in 1992, court officials in Germany have confirmed.

Labrador U-boat search fruitless

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, Newfoundland, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Two days of searching the Churchill River in eastern Canada failed to confirm diver Brian Corbin's belief that a World War II German U-boat is sunk there.
WWII German sub in Canadian river?

WWII German sub in Canadian river?

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, Newfoundland, July 25 (UPI) -- It hasn't been confirmed yet, but searchers believe they've found a World War II German submarine at the bottom of a Canadian river, 60 miles from the ocean.
Politics: Florida front and center primary battle

Politics: Florida front and center primary battle

Florida, knocked down a few pegs in some quarters before Newt Gingrich's double-digit win in South Carolina, is front and center Tuesday in the Republican quest for the presidential nomination.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

MP loses media post over Hitler video

GLASGOW, Scotland, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A Scottish member of the British Parliament was pushed out of a party media advisory role after posting a parody video comparing a politician to Adolf Hitler.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011.
By United Press International

Fight to save Nazi POW camp in Canada

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, March 6 (UPI) -- Canadian historians are fighting to save a World War II German prisoner of war camp east of Toronto where the Allies kept high-ranking officers.

Norway to raise sunken mercury-laden sub

BERGEN, Norway, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The Norwegian government will raise the wreck of a submarine that sank off the country's western coast while carrying 65 tons of mercury, an official says.

Stolen Hitler bookmark recovered

SEATTLE, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Federal authorities in Seattle say they've recovered a gold bookmark once owned by World War II German Nazi despot Adolf Hitler.
Neo-Nazis arrested in Obama plot

Neo-Nazis arrested in Obama plot

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Federal agents said Monday a neo-Nazi plot to kill U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has been foiled.

Commentary: Pakistan's existential crisis

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- In Afghanistan, the future of NATO is at stake. In Pakistan, the survival of a unitary state is at stake. Pakistanis face an existential crisis. And Pakistani-U.S. relations are headed for a major showdown.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Defense Focus: Weapons evolution -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- The evolution of land weapons systems appears more like life in a tropical jungle.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst
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