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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 11, 2013.
By United Press International

Scottish estate shutting out ramblers

STIRLING, Scotland, March 2 (UPI) -- What might be called the second Battle of Bannockburn has developed between a Scottish developer and those who want to use the footpaths on his estate.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, July 11, 2007.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Pub's ploy peters out ... Man with bullet in head may be charged ... Young black pilot sets record ... Britain removes prostitutes in name only ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Pub's ploy peters out

SOUTHAMPTON, England, June 28 (UPI) -- The owner of a British pub appears to have failed in a bid to get around the country's impending smoking ban by having the establishment declared an embassy.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2006 with 173 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2005 with 173 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 11, the 193rd day of 2004 with 173 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2003 with 173 to follow.
By United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

"To Whom it May Concern," the debut album from Lisa Marie Presley, entered the Billboard album charts at No. 5, selling more than 140,000 copies in its first week and making it one of the year's highest debuts.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

MTV celebrates the 21st anniversary of its launch as a national cable system and with it music videos have come of age.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

It's Only Rock 'n' Roll

The year 2003 has been declared the Year of the Blues by an act of Congress in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of W.C. Handy's first published blues.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Sharon Osbourne had been a music industry icon long before her family shot to fame via MTV. Sharon was behind an instantly infamous January 2000 press release announcing she was resigning as manager of the Smashing Pumpkins after three months "due to medi
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Five-time Grammy-nominated Arista recording artist Avril Lavigne has logged her third consecutive No. 1 single on the Billboard Top 40 Monitor chart this week with "I'm With You" -- the first time a debut artist has accomplished this feat since Ace Of Bas
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2002 with 173 to follow.
By United Press International
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WAP97061301 - 13 JUNE 1997 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Professor William Smith, PhD, from John Hopkins University, chairman of Coalition on Political Assassinations addresses a news conference at Georgetown University, June 13. The group is calling for full disclosure on the Martin Luther King, Robert F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy assassinations. cs/Chris Wilson UPI
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Robert of Anjou, known as Robert the Wise (Italian: Roberto il Saggio, 1277 – 20 January 1343) was King of Naples from 1309 to 1343. He was also Duke of Calabria (1296–1309), titular King of Jerusalem, and Count of Provence and Forcalquier (1309–43).

He was the third but eldest surviving son of King Charles II of Naples the Lame and Maria of Hungary.

During the Sicilian Vespers, Robert was the hostage of Peter III of Aragon. After the death of his elder brother, Charles Martel, he became heir to the crown of Sicily; to obtain it, he married James II of Aragon's daughter Yolanda, in exchange for James's renouncing of Sicily. However, the Sicilian barons refused him and elected James' brother, Frederick III. The war continued, and with the Peace of Caltabellotta (1302) Robert and the Angevin dynasty lost Sicily forever, their rule limited to the south of peninsular Italy.

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