Aid groups pull workers out of Darfur

LONDON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Hundreds of humanitarian workers have been withdrawn from the Darfur region of Sudan because of an upsurge of violence over the past 10 days.

COL FB: Tulsa 20, So Miss 6

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Paul Smith had 270 total yards and a touchdown Tuesday as the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes posted a 20-6 victory over Southern Mississippi.

Aid agencies: Darfur more violent

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Sudan's Darfur region has become more dangerous since the May peace pact with more aid workers killed in the past two weeks than in the past two years.

Host wants to buy show, says report

LONDON, June 23 (UPI) -- Chris Tarrant, who has hosted Britain's "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" since 1998, may buy the show, says a report.

Police fly terror suspect to dying brother

MELBOURNE, May 5 (UPI) -- A Melbourne court Friday granted bail to an accused terrorist and arranged a $6,000 charter flight to rush him to see his dying brother in a Sydney hospital.

Disparities seen in speeding consequences

LONDON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Speeding motorists in Britain caught on cameras do not suffer the same consequences, depending on where they live.

COL FB: Tulsa 31, Fresno State 24

MEMPHIS, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Paul Smith threw for 234 yards and one touchdown Saturday as Tulsa beat Fresno State, 31-24, in the Liberty Bowl at Memphis.

Just one U.S. valor medal given in 4 years

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. military personnel have been bestowed only one Medal of Honor for valor in four years of fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Men's Health names men of the decade

LONDON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Britain's Men's Health magazine's list of the Top 10 Men of the Decade includes U.S. cartoon dad Homer Simpson and Blur's Damon Albarn.

COL FB: Oklahoma 31, Tulsa 15

NORMAN, Okla., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Adrian Peterson rushed for 220 yards and three TDs Saturday to lead the 16th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners to a 31-15 victory over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.

Scientists develop tiny microscope

CARDIFF, Wales, April 17 (UPI) -- British researchers have developed an optical biochip that serves as a microscope so small it is barely visible to the human eye.

First Medal of Honor awarded in 10 years

WASHINGTON, March 30 (UPI) -- An Army soldier killed during the battle for the Baghdad airport two years ago will receive the first Medal of Honor awarded since 1993, the Army said Wednesday

Celebs turn up for London Fashion Week

LONDON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Sadie Frost opened London Fashion Week with her funky-glam styles amid an A-list audience, including model Kate Moss and the designer's ex, actor Jude Law.

Mother jailed for daughter's truancy

BANBURY, England, March 23 (UPI) -- Patricia Amos, of Banbury, England, was sentenced Tuesday to 28 days in prison for allowing her 14-year-old daughter to skip school.

Wright beats Mosley for title

LAS VEGAS, March 14 (UPI) -- Underdog Ronald "Winky" Wright won the junior middleweight championship with a unanimous 12-round decision over Shane Mosley Saturday night in Las Vegas.
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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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