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Hiddleston to headline Donmar's staging of 'Coriolanus'

Hiddleston to headline Donmar's staging of 'Coriolanus'

LONDON, May 20 (UPI) -- Britain's Donmar Warehouse theater company says its fall season will include a new staging of William Shakespeare's "Coriolanus," starring Tom Hiddleston.

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Voters prefer cockroaches to Congress ... 'Cat lady' fights eviction notice in Rome ... Lone mute swan rescued in Italy ... Woman accused in 2nd Walgreens theft spree ... Watercooler stories from UPI.

'Cat lady' fights eviction notice in Rome

ROME, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A woman who helps care for 200 cats among Rome's ancient ruins says she will fight plans to evict the cats from Largo di Torre Argentina square.

Hoax article on Wikipedia for 5 years

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- An online sleuth discovered the Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia's lengthy tome about a 17th-century clash called the Bicholim Conflict was a five-year hoax.
Caesar assassination site confirmed

Caesar assassination site confirmed

ROME, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Spanish researchers say they've identified the exact spot in Rome where Emperor Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 B.C.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 12, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 15, 2012.
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Lasance, Merrells join 'Spartacus' cast

Lasance, Merrells join 'Spartacus' cast

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 13 (UPI) -- Todd Lasance and Simon Merrells are joining the cast of the swords-and-sandals epic "Spartacus," the U.S. cable network Starz said Tuesday.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012.
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Museum planning Caesar exhibition

ROME, July 4 (UPI) -- A new exhibition to open this fall at Rome's Chiostro del Bramante is being touted as the first entirely devoted to the ancient Roman leader Julius Caesar.

Ancient bust of Caesar found in river

PARIS, May 15 (UPI) -- French officials say the oldest known bust of Julius Caesar has been found in the Rhone River in Arles, France.
Oscar-winner Charlton Heston dies at 84

Oscar-winner Charlton Heston dies at 84

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 6 (UPI) -- Charlton Heston, who won an Oscar for playing the title role in "Ben Hur" and was probably best known as Moses, died Saturday in Beverly Hills, Calif., at 84.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 15, 2008.
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Rock shocked by unearthed family history

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- News that his great-great-grandfather went from being a slave to a Union soldier during the Civil War has left U.S. comedian Chris Rock in utter shock.

Dogs of War: Here to stay

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Through human history just about every nation that went to war has hired someone other than their own countrymen to pick up a weapon and fight on their behalf.
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Et tu? Brutus accidentally stabs himself

ASPEN, Colo., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- In a strange twist of events, the man playing Brutus in an outdoor performance of Julius Caesar in Aspen, Colo., accidentally stabbed himself.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007.
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