Spider-Man, Batman busted in Times Square brawl

Spider-Man, Batman busted in Times Square brawl

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (UPI) --A New York man apparently auditioning for the role of a super villain allegedly picked a fight with Batman and Spider-Man in Times Square, witnesses said.
Ben Hooper
Eurofighter announces enhancements for Typhoon

Eurofighter announces enhancements for Typhoon

BERLIN, May 21 (UPI) --Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH has announced a capability enhancement package for its Typhoon combat plane, flown or ordered by seven countries.
Richard Tomkins

Service sector rounds out Britain's economic gains

LONDON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Research firm Markit Economics said Monday Britain's service sector expanded in July at its fastest pace in more than 6 1/2 years.

Daughter wants dad's feeding tube restored

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- An Indiana woman has asked a judge to overrule her father's living will and order a hospital to restore his feeding tube.

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Dubai Mall opens world's largest shoe shop

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The world's largest shopping mall in Dubai announced the opening of a 96,000-square-foot shoe store billed as the world's largest.

Dispute may have sparked VFW shooting

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- One of the men accused of fatally shooting three members of a Florida motorcycle club is a former leader in the organization, law enforcement reports said.
No Boyle for 'Slumdog' musical

No Boyle for 'Slumdog' musical

LONDON, June 2 (UPI) -- The producer of "'Slumdog Millionaire" is going ahead with plans to create a musical of the movie without British director Danny Boyle.

Dahmer tour draws few tourists, protesters

MILWAUKEE, March 4 (UPI) -- The first walking tour of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer's Milwaukee "hunting ground" drew a few customers, protesters and reporters, observers said.

Firefighters free duck from dryer vent

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 14 (UPI) -- Firefighters in Florida said they were called to a home to free a duck that had plunged down a dryer vent and become stuck.

New indictment in 1988 SoCal slaying

SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Special circumstances were alleged Thursday against a Southern California man accused of stabbing a longtime friend to death in 1988, prosecutors announced.

COL FB: Tulsa 63, Bowling Green 7

MOBILE, Ala., Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Paul Smith threw five touchdown passes and ran for a score Sunday to lead Tulsa to a crushing 63-7 defeat of Bowling Green at the GMAC Bowl.

BMD Watch: Alaska 'home' ready for SBX

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The home port facilities for the giant Sea-Based X-Band Radar that is a crucial component of the U.S. Ground-based Mid-course Interceptor, or GBI, system in Alaska took a major leap forward last week.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

COL FB: Oklahoma 62, Tulsa 21

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Allen Patrick ran for 145 yards and two touchdowns Friday night while DeMarco Murray scored three times, to lead No. 4 Oklahoma past Tulsa, 62-21.

COL FB: Utah 25, Tulsa 13

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Louie Sakoda's four field goals helped Utah defeat Tulsa, 25-13, in the Armed Forces Bowl in Texas Saturday.
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Paul Smith
Tulsa quarterback Paul Smith (12) calls out a play in the third quarter against Navy on September 23, 2006 at Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland. Smith threw for 285 yards and three touchdowns as Tulsa defeated Navy 24-23 in overtime. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Paul L. Smith (born February 5, 1939) is an American character actor. Burly, bearded, and imposing, he has appeared in films and occasionally on TV since the 1970s, generally playing "heavies" and bad guys. His most notable roles include Hamidou, the vicious prison warden in Midnight Express (1978), Bluto in Robert Altman's Popeye (1980) and the Beast Rabban in David Lynch's Dune (1984). He is sometimes credited as Paul Smith or Paul Lawrence Smith.

Paul L. Smith attended Miami Senior High School, Miami, Florida, graduating in 1954. He later attended Brandeis University for a short time and transferred to Florida State University on a football scholarship graduating in 1959 with a BS degree in Philosophy.

Paul L. Smith's first acting role was in the 1960 film Exodus which was filmed in Israel. This was his first visit to the country. He returned to Israel in 1967 as a Mahal volunteer in the Six-Day War and stayed there until 1973. In that time he participated in five productions filmed in Israel. He also met Eve, and the two lived in Tel Aviv. They later moved to Italy, and then to Hollywood in 1977.

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