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James Bond film 'Skyfall' makes $1B at the global box office

James Bond film 'Skyfall' makes $1B at the global box office

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- "Skyfall," the latest installment in the British superspy James Bond film franchise, has earned $1 billion at the worldwide box office, Variety reported.
Craig explores the personal side of Bond

Craig explores the personal side of Bond

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- British actor Daniel Craig says he was happy to explore the personal side of globetrotting secret agent James Bond in "Skyfall," the latest installment in the 50-year-old 007 film franchise.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
McCormack joins 'Best Man' cast

McCormack joins 'Best Man' cast

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Television actor Eric McCormack has joined the star-studded cast of the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man," the show's producers said Wednesday.
Lansbury, Larroquette join cast of Broadway's 'Best Man'

Lansbury, Larroquette join cast of Broadway's 'Best Man'

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Candice Bergen, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette and Michael McKean are to star in a Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man," producers said.

Probiotic benefits debated in Britain

LONDON, June 6 (UPI) -- Probiotic supplements are of no use to healthy people and may harm people who have impaired immune systems, a British microbiologist said.

Canada warns U.S. over protectionism

OTTAWA, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A letter was sent to U.S. Senate leaders by Canada's ambassador to the country, warning of another great depression if the "Buy American" program progresses.

Republican nominates Obama at DNC

DENVER, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A Republican Iraqi war veteran from Florida nominated Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., to be the Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Wednesday.

New graphic novel depicts today's Iraq

LONDON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A political graphic novel called "Iraq: Operation Corporate Takeover" is to be unveiled during the London international comics convention.

Boy, 8, displays handgun on school bus

CINCINNATI, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- An Ohio man was charged Friday with giving his ex-girlfriend's son access to a handgun that the 8-year-old took onto a school bus.

United States receiving tainted plywood

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Environmental health officials have found that many planks of birch and poplar plywood in U.S. homes are emitting a high level of chemicals, a report said. The levels of the chemical emissions are so elevated that much of this plywood is illegal to sell i

Michell negotiating to direct 'Bond 22'

LONDON, July 17 (UPI) -- As suspense builds over the release of "Casino Royal," British director Roger Michell is negotiating to head the next 007 film, tentatively titled "Bond 22."

New 007 prompts complaints, boycott

LONDON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Ire about the latest James Bond -- blond-haired Daniel Craig -- has some fans pushing a boycott as payback to the new movie's producers.

Softwood a priority for Canada's new envoy

OTTAWA, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Canada's next U.S. ambassador plans to make settling a long-running fight with Washington over softwood imports a priority.

U.N. chief wants distance from inquiry

UNITED NATIONS, June 16 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan says he does not want to be drawn into discussion about involvement in the Iraq Oil-for-Food Program scandal.

Sony may face limits on Bond

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Sony Corp. executives considering updating James Bond after they take over MGM may face limits on how far they can go, the Los Angeles Times said Monday.
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Canadian Ambassador to the United States Michael Wilson speaks during the Newseum Dedication Ceremony at the Newseum in Washington on April 11, 2008. (UPI Photo/Patrick D. McDermott)
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Michael Minell Wilson (born 9 January 1934) is a former South Australian politician and MP in the House of Assembly from 1977 to 1985, representing the Electoral district of Torrens. He oversaw the construction of the Adelaide O-Bahn Busway whilst in office as Transport Minister.

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