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Kevin Spacey to play Winston Churchill in new film

Kevin Spacey to play Winston Churchill in new film

March 26 (UPI) -- Kevin Spacey is set to play Winston Churchill in the upcoming film "Captain of the Gate."
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Home Depot's Langone apologizes for remarks about wealthy, Nazis

ARLINGTON, Va., March 19 (UPI) -- Ken Langone, billionaire co-founder of Home Depot, apologized for comments he made comparing the plight of wealthy Americans to the victims of Nazi Germany.
Ken Langone Home Depot founder apologizes for Nazi Germany comparison

Ken Langone Home Depot founder apologizes for Nazi Germany comparison

March 19 (UPI) -- Ken Langone found himself backtracking over comments he made comparing efforts to reduce income inequality to Nazi Germany.
Gabrielle Levy

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
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Geopolitics 101 -- Don't lose wars!

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Prior to entering national office, politicians of all stripes and especially U.S. presidents-elect and members of Congress should take a short course in Geopolitics 101.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Venture capitalist Tom Perkins: Taxes will drive 1% to 'extinction'

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Taxes are being used as a weapon against the wealthiest 1 percent in the United States, venture capitalist Tom Perkins said.

China slams NHK over Nanjing massacre denial

BEIJING, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- China has heavily criticized a commentator with Japan's state broadcaster NHK for denying the Japanese army massacred people after capturing the city of Nanjing in 1937.

China's official news agency attacks Aquino for his comments

BEIJING, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The president of the Philippines exposed his ignorance of history and reality when he compared China to Nazi Germany, China's official Xinhua News Agency said.

Love letters from Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler published

BERLIN, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- A German newspaper Sunday published the first installment of a cache of World War II-era love letters written by Nazi Germany's notorious Heinrich Himmler.
White House: We can't take Jimmy Kimmel off the air over China controversy

White House: We can't take Jimmy Kimmel off the air over China controversy

Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The White House has to respond to WhiteHouse.gov petitions that reach 100,000 signatures, so the administration weighed in on a controversial Jimmy Kimmel sketch from last year.
Kate Stanton

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013.
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Freezing Iran's nuclear ambitions

Freezing Iran's nuclear ambitions

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- In an extraordinary time, by any measure last week was extraordinary.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Documents: Nazi secret police head was buried in mass grave in Berlin

BERLIN, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The body of Heinrich Muller, the head of Nazi Germany's secret police, was buried in a mass Jewish grave, the head of a German memorial center said Thursday.
Iran: The myth of moderation

Iran: The myth of moderation

BRUSSELS, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke of moderation at U.N. General Assembly but the truth lies elsewhere.
MOSA ZAHED, UPI Outside View Commentator
Broadway musical 'Soul Doctor' to close Sunday

Broadway musical 'Soul Doctor' to close Sunday

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The stage musical "Soul Doctor" is to close Sunday after playing 32 previews and 66 regular performances on Broadway, producers said.

Roma families face wholesale expulsion from France

PARIS, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- The latest French government crackdown on the Roma communities in France has drawn protests from rights advocacy groups but not from the European Union itself, which is usually quick on the draw over any human rights controversies outside the EU.
McCain chides Cruz for Nazi comment during Obamacare oratory

McCain chides Cruz for Nazi comment during Obamacare oratory

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., called Sen. Ted Cruz's Nazi comments during his oratory on defunding Obamacare a "great disservice" to World War II soldiers.

Iran's president condemns Holocaust as a crime

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the Holocaust "reprehensible and condemnable" but said the crime didn't justify Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.
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Kerry says message to Assad on chemical weapons is 'never means never'

Kerry says message to Assad on chemical weapons is 'never means never'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- President Bashar Assad crossed a line "that anyone with a conscience should draw" by using chemical weapons on Syrians, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.
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