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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
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U.N. backs stereotype-fighting film fund

MADRID, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The United Nations, during the Alliance of Civilizations forum in Madrid, announced its backing of a $100 million film fund to combat stereotypes in movies.

Unpublished Bell story gets film treatment

LONDON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- An unpublished story by British author Mary Haley Bell is being turned into a movie by Gold Circle Films.

Gov't surprised by crown prince removal

AMMAN, Jordan, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The Jordanian government said Monday it had no previous knowledge of King Abdullah's decision to dismiss his half-brother, Hamzah, as crown prince and heir.

Jordan's king dismisses his crown prince

AMMAN, Jordan, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Jordan's King Abdullah II Sunday removed his half-brother, Prince Hamzah, as crown prince and heir to the Hashemite throne.

Colombia destroys mass amounts of mines

BOGOTA, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Colombia destroyed almost 6,800 of its landmines in a series of mass explosions as diplomats and others looked on, El Tiempo newspaper reported Monday.

Petra exhibit unites United States, Jordan

CINCINNATI, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- An ancient Petra exhibit in Cincinnati unites Jordanian cultural relics with U.S. collections for the first major art collaboration between the nations.

Booklist -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Hardcover Fiction 1. Da Vinci Code -- Dan Brown, 100 2. The Devil Wears Prada -- Lauren Weisberger, 59
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Booklist -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Hardcover Fiction 1. The Ultimate X-Men Update -- Peter Sanderson, 100 2. Da Vinci Code -- Dan Brown, 32
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Booklist -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Hardcover Fiction 1. The DaVinci Code -- Dan Brown, 100 2. The Devil Wears Prada -- Lauren Weisberger, 30
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Booklist -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Hardcover Fiction 1. The Devil Wears Prada -- Lauren Weisberger, 100 2. The DaVinci Code -- Dan Brown, 54
By United Press International

Booklist -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Hardcover Fiction 1. The DaVinci Code -- Dan Brown, 100 2. The Guardian -- Nicholas Sparks, 100
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Booklist -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Hardcover Fiction 1. Cerulean Sins: An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Novel -- Laurell K. Hamilton, 100 2. Middlesex: A Novel -- Jeffrey Eugenides, 40
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TOL2000012802 - 28 JANUARY 2000 - TOLEDO, OHIO, USA: Queen Noor of Jordan briefly chats with Amal Boraby, an Arab Amreican living in Toledo, January 28. Queen Noor gave a lengthy speech regarding discrimination in all its forms, the scurge of landmines and the challenges of poverty in the third world today. The Queen was warmly received by a crowd of several thousand. rg/mw/Mike Williams UPI
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