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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013.
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Israeli President Shimon Peres visits Anne Frank House

Israeli President Shimon Peres visits Anne Frank House

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Israeli President Shimon Peres visited the Anne Frank House as part of his three-day visit to the Netherlands, DutchNews.nl reported.

Belfast mayor jostled by loyalist crowd at park re-opening event

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The mayor of Belfast said this week the "anti-peace elements" will not win in Northern Ireland after he was roughed up by loyalist protesters at an event.

Woman accidentally shoots husband during gun lesson

PHILADELPHIA, April 29 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania man was accidentally shot and killed by his wife to whom he had just given a gun lesson following hours of drinking, authorities said.

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Wedding goes smoother than proposal ... Condor escapes in area before hockey game ... Neighborhood prefers bird mural to chimp ... Famous fat cat diagnosed with cancer ... The world as we know it from UPI.

Neighborhood prefers bird mural to chimp

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- A Texas artist whose proposed mural featuring a chimp dressed like a hula dancer was rejected said neighborhood leaders preferred a bird in a German hat.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 8, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008.
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Thousands march in Protestant parades

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, July 13 (UPI) -- Thousands of Protestants participated Saturday in traditional July 12 marches in Northern Ireland.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007.
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Can Orange parades become tourist lure?

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The Orange Order in Northern Ireland, long known for its militant anti-Catholicism, now hopes to turn its traditions into a tourist attraction.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Lawyer allegedly ran client's N.Y. brothel ... 300-year-old bomb found at Oslo fortress ... Wanted: Descendents of last Saxon king ... Bread crumbs lead N.C. police to vandals ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Wanted: Descendents of last Saxon king

BATTLE, England, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- English Heritage, which maintains historic sites, has launched a search for descendents of Harold Godwinson, the last Saxon king of England.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Dec. 25, 2006.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Dec. 25, the 359th day of 2005, with six to follow.
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Today is Friday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2005 with 57 to follow.
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Brits want a King William, not Charles

LONDON, April 27 (UPI) -- Britons are deeply divided over who should be the next king of England, say results of a poll published Wednesday in the Times of London.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Dec. 25, the 360th day of 2004, with six to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Dec. 25, the 360th day of 2004, with six to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Nov. 4, the 309th day of 2004 with 57 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Dec. 25, the 359th day of 2003, with six to follow.
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