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Fake malaria drugs threaten millions

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Anti-malarial tablets often fake in Asia

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Iraq security forces in sectarian disarray

BAGHDAD, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Building a self-sustaining security force in Iraq is being hobbled by concerns of creating a sectarian Sunni force, the Washington Post reported Monday.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Nina Simone, who was born in 1933 (age 70); music and film mogul David Geffen in 1943 (age 60); Uriah Heep's Paul Newton in 1945 (age 58); Jerry Harrison of Modern Lovers and also Talking Heads in 1949 (age 54); Tubes keyboardist
By United Press International

Today In Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Feb. 15-21.
By United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Feb. 21) Today's birthdays include Nina Simone, who was born in 1933 (age 69); music and film mogul David Geffen in 1943 (age 59); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Feb. 16) Today's birthdays include Sonny Bono -- make that the late Rep. Sonny Bono, R-Ca. -- who was born in 1935; R&B singer James Ingram in 1956 (age 46); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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Paul Newton, Australian artist who has twice won the Packing Room award at the Archibald Prize. He won in 1996 with a portrait of announcer John Laws, and again in 2001 with a portrait of characters Roy Slaven and HG Nelson, which also won the people's choice award. He has works in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra, and is a portrait artist for Parliament House. He has painted Prime Ministers and Governor General William Deane. Other portraits by him have been Archibald Prize finalists including paintings of model Kate Fischer in 1997; model Maggie Tabberer in 1999; rugby player David Campese in 2000 (which was acquired by the National Portrait Gallery). He has also won portrait competitions in Philadelphia and the The Portrait Society of America's 2003 International Portrait Competition in Washington DC.

In 1999 a portrait he did of Bryce Courtenay was hung in the Salon des Refuses, Archibald. A portrait of John Doyle he did was also hung in the Salon des Refuses in 1995.

In 2003 an image painted on Ian Thorpe's jeans by Paul Newton was used as a pin for the Jeans for Genes Day and the jeans were later auctioned for $26,000

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