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Lawsuit: Company, art museum have identical David sculptures

NEW YORK, March 12 (UPI) -- A company's lawsuit against the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art alleges the museum "will publicly deny the genuineness" of the company's sculpture.

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Kentucky Derby trail heats up in Florida

The road to the Kentucky Derby warms up this weekend in Florida while other big-money races are scattered around the country.
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Archaeologist says he's uncovered King David's palace

JERUSALEM, July 20 (UPI) -- An Israeli archaeologist said he's uncovered palace ruins that once belonged to the Old Testament's King David.

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Jerusalem, Ramallah gear up for Obama

JERUSALEM, March 19 (UPI) -- Security was beefed up in Jerusalem and Ramallah ahead of U.S. President Obama's first presidential visit, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.

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A look at weekend horse racing

Last year's champion juvenile colt puts his crown on the line Saturday, just days after the 2012 champion 2-year-old filly was upset.
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Clay fragment shows historic Bethlehem

Clay fragment shows historic Bethlehem

JERUSALEM, May 24 (UPI) -- A clay fragment mentioning Bethlehem is the first archaeological evidence it existed as a city at the time of the First Temple in Jerusalem, archaeologists say.

Bible may be centuries older than thought

HAIFA, Israel, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A recently deciphered inscription suggests writing of the Bible began during the era of King David, four centuries earlier than previously thought, experts say.

Ancient copper mines date to Solomon

AMMAN, Jordan, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- An ancient copper mining site in Jordan could be linked to the time of the Old Testament's King David and his son Solomon, researchers say.

Bible-based toys may go mainstream

ORLANDO, Fla., July 16 (UPI) -- The creator of G.I. Joe said in Orlando, Fla., that more of his toy creations, action figures based on Bible figures, may be on their way to mainstream stores.
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David (Hebrew: דָּוִד, דָּוִיד, Modern David Tiberian Dāwîḏ; ISO 259-3 Dawid; Strong's Daveed; beloved; Arabic داود, (Dāwūd)) was the second king of the united Kingdom of Israel according to the Hebrew Bible and, according to the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, an ancestor of Jesus Christ. He is depicted as a righteous king, although not without fault, as well as an acclaimed warrior, musician and poet, traditionally credited for composing many of the psalms contained in the Book of Psalms.

Edwin Thiele dates his life to c. 1040–970 BC, his reign over Judah c. 1010–1003 BC, and his reign over the united Kingdom of Israel c. 1003–970 BC. The Books of Samuel, 1 Kings, and 1 Chronicles are the only source of information on his life and reign, although the Tel Dan stele may record the existence in the mid-9th century of a Judean royal dynasty called the "House of David", although this is disputed.

David's life is very important to Jewish, Christian, and Islamic culture. In Judaism, David, or David HaMelekh, is the King of Israel, and the Jewish people. A direct descendant of David will be the Mashiach. In Christianity, David is known as an ancestor of Jesus' adoptive father Joseph, and in Islam, he is known as Dawood, considered to be a prophet and the king of a nation.

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