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Donald Trump wants name removed from Atlantic City casinos

Donald Trump wants name removed from Atlantic City casinos

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 6 (UPI) --Entertainment personality and real estate mogul Donald Trump is suing to have his name removed from a pair of Atlantic City casinos he no longer operates.
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Another Atlantic City casino warns employees of impending shutdown

Another Atlantic City casino warns employees of impending shutdown

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., July 14 (UPI) --Another Atlantic City, N.J., casino warned of a shutdown Monday as the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino sent warning letters to its employees.
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Loretta Lynn to receive lifetime achievement award from Americana Music Association

Loretta Lynn to receive lifetime achievement award from Americana Music Association

NASHVILLE, July 10 (UPI) --Loretta Lynn will be honored with a lifetime achievement award for songwriting at the Americana Music Association awards September 17 in Nashville.
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Election tourism, international campaigns demonstrate scale of India’s election

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WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- As India’s colossal election -- more than 800 million voters casting ballots for more than a month -- enters its final phase, its international reach is clear.
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Miss Universe Olivia Culpo feels 'terrible' about Taj Mahal incident

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NEW YORK, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Miss Universe Olivia Culpo she didn't mean to be disrespectful when fashion photos were taken of her in front of India's sacred Taj Mahal.

Vice President Joe Biden urges closer U.S.-Indian trade ties

MUMBAI, July 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday urged India's business leaders to jump at the chance to enhance U.S. ties because both nations would benefit.
Vice President Biden meets with India's top political leaders

Vice President Biden meets with India's top political leaders

NEW DELHI, July 23 (UPI) -- Vice President Joe Biden held a series of meetings with India's top political leaders in New Delhi Tuesday before attending a banquet in his honor.

Pakistan holds suspect in federal prosecutor's shooting death

ISLAMABAD, June 17 (UPI) -- Police in Pakistan have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a senior public prosecutor who was investigating the death of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 17, 2013.
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Bieber releases 'All Around the World' music video

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LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber released his latest music video for "All Around the World," featuring a montage of his life during the "Believe" tour.

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Woman jumps from window to avoid rape

AGRA, India, March 19 (UPI) -- A British woman broke a leg Tuesday jumping from a hotel room window to escape a would-be rapist, police said.
Building of ancient U.S. mound studied

Building of ancient U.S. mound studied

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Researchers say evidence suggests a massive earthen mound in Louisiana was built in less than 90 days, an incredible achievement for early hunter/gatherers.

Doomsday arrives to 'Yes, we're alive'

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The end of the world began Friday with no signs of cataclysm or global transformation. Even the impending U.S. "fiscal cliff" wouldn't be reached for 11 days.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.
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Taj Mahal
India's Taj Mahal mausoleum is seen at sunset in the northern Indian city of Agra, 121 Miles (195Km) from New Delhi, on March 10, 2009. The Taj Mahal or The Taj was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. (UPI Photo/Mohammad Kheirkhah)
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The Taj Mahal ( /ˈtɑːdʒ/ or /ˈtɑːʒ məˈhɑːl/; Hindi: ताज महल, from Persian/Urdu: تاج محل "crown of buildings", pronounced ; also "the Taj") is a mausoleum located in Agra, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage."

Taj Mahal is the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Persian, Turkish and Indian architectural styles.

In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While the white domed marble mausoleum is the most familiar component of the Taj Mahal, it is actually an integrated complex of structures. The construction began around 1632 and was completed around 1653, employing thousands of artisans and craftsmen. The construction of the Taj Mahal was entrusted to a board of architects under imperial supervision, including Abd ul-Karim Ma'mur Khan, Makramat Khan, and Ustad Ahmad Lahauri. Lahauri is generally considered to be the principal designer.

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