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Neeson plays killer-tracking air marshal in thriller 'Non-Stop'

Neeson plays killer-tracking air marshal in thriller 'Non-Stop'

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Most people would expect strapping, Northern Irish-born movie hero Liam Neeson to spring into action should a real-life emergency arise on an airplane, but the star of the in-flight murder mystery "Non-Stop" confesses he just doesn't know what he would do if put to the test.
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Neil Jordan laments the end of 'The Borgias'

Neil Jordan laments the end of 'The Borgias'

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- Northern Irish filmmaker Neil Jordan says he wasn't satisfied with the way his historical drama "The Borgias" ended its three-season run on Showtime last month.
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Neil Armstrong buried at sea

Neil Armstrong buried at sea

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander and the first man on the moon, was laid to rest in the Atlantic Ocean Friday in a burial at sea, NASA said.

Armstrong remembered at memorial ceremony

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The last man to walk on the moon spoke about the first to do so at a ceremony Thursday in Washington to honor the late astronaut Neil Armstrong.
Neil Armstrong, first man on moon, dies

Neil Armstrong, first man on moon, dies

CINCINNATI, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Former astronaut and national hero Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, has died at age 82, his family said in Ohio.

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Meyers to star in small-screen 'Dracula'

Meyers to star in small-screen 'Dracula'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 24 (UPI) -- NBC and Sky Living say they are working on a co-production of "Dracula," a drama series starring Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

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Tintin cover fetches $1.6M at auction

PARIS, June 3 (UPI) -- A private collector paid a record $1.6 million at a Paris auction for a rare 1932 cover drawing of a Tintin comic book, the BBC reported.
Meyers fined for 2009 drunken rampage

Meyers fined for 2009 drunken rampage

PARIS, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A French court has fined Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers about $1,300 for threatening to kill three police officers while intoxicated in 2009, officials said.

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Sears CFO Michael Collins resigns

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 21 (UPI) -- U.S. retail giant Sears Holdings said Chief Financial Officer Michael Collins will be replaced by Senior Vice President and Controller William Phelan.

'Tomorrow' wins Tribeca audience prize

NEW YORK, May 2 (UPI) -- The documentary "Give Up Tomorrow" won the Heineken Audience Award at New York's Tribeca Film Festival during the weekend.
Neil Jordan to adapt 'Skippy' book

Neil Jordan to adapt 'Skippy' book

LONDON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Irish filmmaker Neil Jordan has been tapped to direct the big-screen adaptation of Paul Murray's Dublin-set novel "Skippy Dies," the movie's producers said.
Doctors encouraged by Westbrook's progress

Doctors encouraged by Westbrook's progress

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Doctors at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center said Wednesday Philadelphia's Brian Westbrook should fully recover from his two recent concussions.
Apollo 11 crew favors Mars over moon

Apollo 11 crew favors Mars over moon

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- The United States should send humans to Mars, not back to the moon, the crew of Apollo 11 said in a rare joint appearance in Washington.
Eagle lands on the moon

Eagle lands on the moon

SPACE CENTER, HOUSTON, July 20, 1969 (UPI) -- Man reached the moon Sunday at 4:17.42 p.m. (EDT).
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