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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 20, 2013.
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Scouts get 60 Christmas trees after theft

KINGSTON, N.Y., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A New York Christmas-tree seller arranged to replace 60 trees stolen from a Boy Scouts council that was selling the trees as a fundraiser, the council said.

Shooting, crashes cause chaos in Newark

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Two people are dead and six others injured after a chaotic string of emergency incidents in Newark, N.J., authorities said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 20, 2012.
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Parsons to star in Broadway's 'Harvey'

Parsons to star in Broadway's 'Harvey'

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Emmy Award-winning actor Jim Parsons is to star in a new Broadway production of "Harvey," the stage comedy's producers said Tuesday.

250-year-old conviction to be reconsidered

GLASGOW, Scotland, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Scotland's justice secretary has agreed to hear an argument to overturn a murder conviction from more than 250 years ago.

Man gets 425 years for mass killing

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A 33-year-old man received a 425-year prison sentence for taking part in a 2006 mass killing in Indianapolis that left seven people dead, a judge ruled.

Inmate places Indy slay suspect at scene

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A jail inmate has linked murder defendant James Stewart to an Indianapolis address where seven family members were killed in 2006, observers said.

Lawyer: Justice demands not-guilty verdict

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The lawyer for a man charged in an Indianapolis mass murder of seven people, including three children, said justice demanded a not-guilty verdict from jurors.

Jury chosen in Indianapolis murder trial

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- A jury has been seated for the trial of a second man charged in the killing of seven people, including three children, authorities in Indianapolis said.

Alleged gunman waives right to jury trial

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A Indianapolis man accused of killing seven people in a futile search for cash and cocaine no longer faces the death penalty if convicted, officials said.
Spielberg planning 'Harvey' re-make

Spielberg planning 'Harvey' re-make

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg has signed on to direct and produce a new big-screen adaptation of Mary Chase's play "Harvey," Variety.com reported.

Man gets life for killing, eating victim

LONDON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A British judge sentenced a former Mr. Gay winner and chef to life in prison for killing his companion, then cooking and eating a portion of flesh.

Teen accused of killing appears in court

PALATKA, Fla., June 12 (UPI) -- A 15-year-old Florida girl attended court Wednesday to face charges she fled the state after killing a man and stealing his truck, officials say.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 20, 2008.
By United Press International

Reporter held in contempt in anthrax case

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Washington held a newspaper reporter in contempt of court for not identifying sources who named a suspect in the 2001 anthrax attack.

Family guilty of failing to stop abuse

LEEDS, England, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Four family members in England were warned Wednesday to expect prison terms for ignoring the battering that ended in a young wife's death.

Manic Monday brings divorce deluge

LONDON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Divorce lawyers call today D-Day -- the Monday after the holiday season when reality sets in hard, and they're deluged with calls.

Film Society to honor Meryl Streep

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York has announced plans to honor Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep at a gala tribute next spring.

Roger Moore to be honored at LA ball

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- British actor Roger Moore is set to make a rare visit to the United States to be honored at The Thalians' 52nd Anniversary Ball in Los Angeles.

Five reporters ordered to testify

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Five reporters face contempt sanctions if they fail to disclose information ruled central to a former U.S. military scientist’s case.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, May 20, 2007.
By United Press International

Stewart and Gable film collections in sets

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The films of two of Hollywood's most memorable matinee idols, Clark Gable and James Stewart, have been collected in DVD boxed sets.

Indianapolis family slaying was planned

INDIANAPOLIS, June 6 (UPI) -- Indianapolis prosecutors allege the man who masterminded a home robbery where seven people were killed intended to kill everyone in advance.

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Today is Saturday, May 20, the 140th day of 2006 with 225 to follow.
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