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The Web: Online propaganda warfare

A series by UPI examining the global telecommunications phenomenon known as the World Wide Web. This week: There probably are no technological solutions to the problem of fake images being distributed over the Internet, such as those recently depicting co
GENE J. KOPROWSKI, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, May 11, the 132nd day of 2004 with 234 to follow.
By United Press International

Farrakhan opens Detroit Freedom conference

DETROIT, April 22 (UPI) -- Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Thursday welcomed Nation of Islam minister Louis Farrakhan to the city's third annual Freedom Institute weekend.

Michigan barn owned by Farrakhan burns

NEW BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, Mich., March 8 (UPI) -- A Michigan barn and several animals belonging to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan have been destroyed by fire.

Farrakhan: Kerry getting 'free ride'

CHICAGO, March 1 (UPI) -- Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan says blacks are giving Sen. John Kerry a free ride because they are so disgusted with President George W. Bush.

Jackson may have made deal with Rowe

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- The mother of two of Michael Jackson's children has reportedly backed off a custody battle if he distances himself from the Nation of Islam.

Jackson rep denies Nation of Islam ties

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Michael Jackson's attorney has denied that the Nation of Islam is playing any part in the American pop singer's business.

Newspaper columnist Irv Kupcinet dies

CHICAGO, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Legendary Chicago newspaper columnist Irv Kupcinet died Monday from pneumonia at the age of 91.

Muslim group searches for a new leader

CHICAGO, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The American Society of Muslims is searching for a successor to W. Deen Mohammed to help integrate African-Americans into the mainstream Islamic world.

Farrakhan newspaper editor resigns

CHICAGO, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The editor of the Nation of Islam paper in Chicago resigned after allegations the Rev. Jesse Jackson was "complicit" in Dr. Martin Luther King's killing. James G. Muhammad resigned following an apology and retraction that appeared in this week's the Fin

Commentary: Farrakhan's valedictory?

CHICAGO, May 12 (UPI) -- Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan's weekend announcement of a new prostate cancer center named after him at historically black Howard University in Washing
AL SWANSON

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, May 11, the 131st day of 2003 with 234 to follow.
By United Press International

Farrakhan Foundation fights men's cancer

CHICAGO, May 9 (UPI) -- Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is creating a prostate cancer foundation bearing his name to mark his 70th birthday Sunday.
AL SWANSON

Film of the Week: 'People I Know'

LOS ANGELES, April 24 (UPI) -- "People I Know" should appeal to fans of the Al Pacino School of Acting for the Sake of Acting. Pacino is in every scene of this stagey indie drama depicting 24
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Anti-war speech Farrakhan's last?

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan stunned many this weekend when he told a packed auditorium this annual Saviors' Day speech could be his last.

Anti-war speech Farrakhan's last?

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 (UPI) --

Chicago club owner faces jail

CHICAGO, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Twenty-one white crosses, each with the handwritten name of a person killed in Monday's nightclub stampede, sat lined up on a wall outside the padlocked Epitome
AL SWANSON

University pulls plug on Farrakhan

CINCINNATI, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Nation of Islam leaders expressed outrage after Xavier University canceled a commitment to air a satellite telecast of Louis Farrakhan. The school called Farrakhan's message "divisive" but Farrakhan has said his "Saviors' Day" speech on Feb. 23 might be h

University pulls plug on Farrakhan

CINCINNATI, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Nation of Islam leaders Friday expressed disappointment and outrage after Xavier University canceled a commitment to air a satellite telecast of Louis Farrakhan on campus, calling his message "divisive."

2002 Yearend: American Schizophrenia

The mood of the country entering the third year of this strange new century is that of a paranoid schizophrenic. On the one hand we imagine conniving enemies behind every kiosk in the mall and sinister cabals plotting our destruction in the desert warrens
JOHN BLOOM, UPI Reporter-at-Large

A Blast from the Past

As terror raged in revolutionary France, Queen Marie Antoinette fell victim to the guillotine on this date in 1783. She died nine months after the execution of her husband, the former King Louis XVI. Marie Antoinette, by the way, in speaking of her hung
By United Press International

UPI Political Roundup

UPI political round up for Tuesday Oct. 8th.
AL SWANSON, United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly Blast from the Past package for Oct. 14-20.
By United Press International

Analysis:Black Primaries: Israel 2 Arabs 0

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The sound defeats of two five-term House incumbents -- 60-year old Congressman Earl Hilliard (D-Ala.) by a 34-year-old challenger, Artur Davis, in an Alabama De
JAMES CHAPIN, UPI Political Analyst
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