Fox announces lineup for Regis Philbin's sports talk show

NEW YORK, July 16 (UPI) -- Fox Sports 1 has announced the rest of the team for Regis Philbin's new talk show, which premieres in August.

Missing executives may have faked deaths

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Two missing executives of a Dallas company may have faked their deaths in Mexico to elude investors, authorities said.
10 qualify for live-action short Oscar nod

10 qualify for live-action short Oscar nod

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday 10 live-action short films will advance in the voting process for the Oscars.

CBS eyes 'Pyramid' revival

LOS ANGELES, April 11 (UPI) -- CBS -- which has already replaced "Guiding Light" with "Lets Make a Deal" -- is reportedly looking at a similar move with "As the World Turns."

Asthma linked to late pregnancy folic acid

ADELAIDE, Australia, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Folic acid supplements taken late in pregnancy may be tied to allergic asthma in children ages 3-5, researchers in Australia said.
Philbin: 'Millionaire' return is a thrill

Philbin: 'Millionaire' return is a thrill

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Producer Michael Davies says he is focusing on celebrating the 10th anniversary of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" not attempting to revive the U.S. game show as the prime-time juggernaut it once was.

Lawyer: 'Shell game' over sex change

TORONTO, March 15 (UPI) -- A lawyer for a Canadian man acquitted by reason of insanity of rape and confined to a psychiatric institution says his client will be assessed for a sex change.

GSN reviving 'The Newlywed Game'

CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The once popular U.S. TV game show "The Newlywed Game" will soon breathe new life on the Game Show Network, a producer says.
Crude prices gain modestly Monday

Crude prices gain modestly Monday

NEW YORK, July 21 (UPI) -- Crude oil traded slightly higher by close of trading Monday, up 0.56 cents to $131.60 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Chile, Greece to get own 'Power of 10'

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Sony Pictures Television International has signed deals to create local versions of its hot new game show "Power of 10" in Australia, Chile, France and Greece.

Drew Carey hosts $10 million quiz show

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Comedian Drew Carey is returning to television to host the new CBS game show, "Power of 10," Zap2it.com reported Tuesday.

New CBS game show to debut in August

NEW YORK, June 20 (UPI) -- CBS has announced its newest game show, "Power of 10," which is produced in New York and features comedian Drew Carey as host, will debut in August.

'Who Wants to be a Millionaire' is mobile

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Cosmic Infinity has entered into a licensing agreement with Buena Vista Television for "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Mobile Games.

Fat mothers cause problems for daughters

ADELAIDE, Australia, June 25 (UPI) -- An Australian study finds the daughters of women who were obese during pregnancy are more likely to have problems conceiving themselves.

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Michael Davies (March 13, 1936 - September 25, 2004) was a British teacher, and traditionalist Catholic writer of many books about the Catholic Church following the Second Vatican Council. From 1992 to 2004 he was the President of the international Traditionalist Catholic organisation Una Voce and was responsible for the unification of the conservative Una Voce America.

He was brought up in Yeovil, Somerset, although he was said to be proud of his Welsh descent. He served as a regular soldier in the Somerset Light Infantry during the Malayan Emergency, the Suez Crisis, and the EOKA campaign in Cyprus.

Davies was an Anglican who converted to Catholicism when a student in the 1950s. He taught in Catholic schools for thirty years until retiring in 1992 to take up writing full time. Although an early supporter of the changes from Vatican II he later supported the French Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, founder of the Society of St. Pius X, and declined to retract that support after Lefebvre's decision to consecrate four bishops in 1988 against the wish of Pope John Paul II. William D. Dinges, Professor of Religion and Culture at The Catholic University of America, describes Davies as "nternationally, one of the most prolific traditionalist apologists".

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