Comedian David Brenner dies at 78

Comedian David Brenner dies at 78

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- Philadelphia-born comedian David Brenner died after struggling with cancer, his publicist said. Brenner was 78.
Richard Lewis joins cast of Peter Bogdanovich's next film

Richard Lewis joins cast of Peter Bogdanovich's next film

LOS ANGELES, July 26 (UPI) -- Actor and comedian Richard Lewis said he has joined the cast of "Squirrels to the Nuts," a film being directed by Peter Bogdanovich in New York.

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Santa Monica rampage suspect had mental illness history

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 8 (UPI) -- The gunman in a Santa Monica, Calif., shooting that left five dead has been identified as John Zawahri, in his 20s, sources told the Los Angeles Times.

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Book returned to library after 50 years

EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 7 (UPI) -- A Scottish man was spared a $4,067 fine when he returned a library book overdue for 50 years during an amnesty period.

Josh Brolin arrested New Year's Day

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Josh Brolin, who stars in the movie "The Gangster Squad," found himself in police custody New Year's Day on a public intoxication charge, police say.

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Police took joy ride, suspect claims

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- A fraud suspect in New York City claims police took his Mercedes-Benz convertible on a joyride and damaged it while he was in jail.

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Former Pa. House speaker gets prison

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21 (UPI) -- A former speaker of the Pennsylvania House was ordered Wednesday to report to prison next month to begin a term of at least 30 months.
Encore to air Jerry Lewis documentary

Encore to air Jerry Lewis documentary

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. cable network Encore says it is working on a feature-length documentary celebrating the life and career of comedy icon Jerry Lewis.

Texas man sets record for golf rounds

DALLAS, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- A Texas man says he has attained his goal of setting a world record by playing 600 rounds of golf in one year.

Kidnap-torture jury selection under way

OAKLAND, Calif., March 1 (UPI) -- Jurors are being seated to hear the case of an Oakland, Calif., man charged with the kidnap and torture of two women over money for a bakery, documents show.

Dennis Miller named TCM guest programmer

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Comedian, author and commentator Dennis Miller has agreed to serve as a Turner Classic Movies guest programmer this fall, the U.S. network said.
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John Hubert Richard Lewis known as Richard Lewis is a British Anglican bishop. Born in 1943 he was educated at Radley College and King's College London. Ordained as deacon in 1967 and as priest one year later, Lewis was curate of Hexham, Newcastle from 1967 to 1970. He was Industrial Chaplain from 1970 to 1977 and Communications Officer in Durham from 1977 to 1982. Between 1982 and 1987, he was Chaplain for Agriculture in Hereford, and between 1987 and 1992 Archdeacon of Ludlow. Lewis was consecrated as Suffragan Bishop of Taunton in 1992, and held this post until 1997, when he was appointed 9th Bishop of Edmundsbury and Ipswich. He was a member of the House of Lords from 2002-2007. He retired in June 2007


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