The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012.
By United Press International

Watercooler Stories

Fiji beauty called not 'native' enough … Ready for cheeseburger-stuffed pizza? … 'Officer' pulls woman over, asks for date … New Canadian coins useless in machines … Watercooler stories from UPI.

Fiji beauty called not 'native' enough

SUVA, Fiji, April 26 (UPI) -- Torika Watters, 16, is being criticized on Facebook for not looking "native" enough after she won Fiji's Miss World 2012 beauty pageant.
Starz scraps 'Party,' 'Gravity'

Starz scraps 'Party,' 'Gravity'

LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. cable television network Starz announced Wednesday it will not renew "Party Down" and "Gravity" for additional seasons.
Ritter, Rhames cast in 'Gravity' series

Ritter, Rhames cast in 'Gravity' series

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Krysten Ritter, Ivan Sergei, Ving Rhames and Rachel Hunter have been cast in the new U.S. ensemble dramedy series, "Gravity," Starz announced.
Hunter and Stoll cancel wedding

Hunter and Stoll cancel wedding

NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) -- Rachel Hunter's publicist said Wednesday the New Zealand-born supermodel and her Canadian hockey player beau Jarret Stoll have canceled their wedding plans.

Avery suspended indefinitely by NHL

FRISCO, Texas, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The National Hockey League suspended Dallas forward Sean Avery indefinitely Tuesday for making inappropriate comments about his ex-girlfriends to reporters.
Kazakhstan to air 'The Vicar of Dibley'

Kazakhstan to air 'The Vicar of Dibley'

LONDON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Kazakhstan broadcaster, the Khabar Agency, has bought the rights to air the award-winning, British sit-com "The Vicar of Dibley," the BBC said.
Knight set ablaze for 'Circus' stunt

Knight set ablaze for 'Circus' stunt

BURBANK, Calif., June 16 (UPI) -- Christopher Knight will be seen lighting himself on fire for his second week act on the new U.S. competition series "Celebrity Circus," NBC said.
Fatone to preside over 'Celebrity Circus'

Fatone to preside over 'Celebrity Circus'

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Joey Fatone is to act as host of the upcoming television competition series "Celebrity Circus."

Rod Stewart marries model girlfriend

LOS ANGELES, June 16 (UPI) -- Venerable rocker Rod Stewart became a married man for the third time Saturday by tying the knot in Italy with model Penny Lancaster.

Stewart splurging on wedding

LONDON, April 17 (UPI) -- Rocker Rod Stewart, adopting a can't-take-it-with-you attitude, is spending more than $2 million on his coming nuptials in Italy with model Penny Lancaster.

Sun, sand, Beyonce = SI swimsuit cover

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Singer Beyonce, kneeling in the white sand of Key Biscayne, Fla., is Sports Illustrated's dream girl on the 2007 swimsuit edition cover.

Rachel Hunter wants more kids

LONDON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- British supermodel Rachael Hunter says she wants more children, but time is running out.

Rod Stewart files for divorce

LOS ANGELES, June 6 (UPI) -- With a baby on the way with his finance', rocker Rod Stewart has finally filed papers in Los Angeles to divorce the wife who left him six years ago.

Stewart family plays dating game

LOS ANGELES, May 30 (UPI) -- British media report the daughter of rocker Rod Stewart is dating his estranged wife's ex-boyfriend.

Rod Stewart's wife says he is not generous

LONDON, March 15 (UPI) -- Rod Stewart's estranged wife Rachel Hunter says the British rock star has given her nothing since their separation six years ago.

Posh to appear nearly naked in mag

LONDON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham will appear nearly naked in the British society magazine, Tatler.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Man to run for cemetery funds ... Rod Stewart reveals transvestite encounter ... Illinois picks state reptile and amphibian ... 'Idol' tops 2004 Yahoo! Searches ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Rod Stewart reveals transvestite encounter

LONDON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- British singer Rod Stewart has revealed he once unwittingly brought a transvestite back to his hotel room, Sky News reported Monday.

Fergie poses nude for charity

LONDON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Sarah Ferguson has agreed to be photographed wearing only Cartier jewelry and Jimmy Choo shoes for a British book benefiting Elton John's AIDS charity.

Rachel Hunter's breast grabbed by teen

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Supermodel Rachel Hunter was on promotional visit to a mall tis week in Christchurch, New Zealand, when a teenage boy reportedly grabbed her breast.

Model Rachel Hunter doesn't like her rear

LONDON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Supermodel Rachel Hunter, 34, who posed for Playboy earlier this year, said she still has issues with her body, specifically her buttocks. "I'm very insecure about my butt," she said.

Wonderbra celebrates 10th birthday

LONDON, May 14 (UPI) -- The Wonderbra, which transformed ladies lingerie when it was introduced in Britain, is celebrating its 10th birthday with a TV special.
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