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Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentina with appendicitis

Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentina with appendicitis

BUENOS AIRES, March 7 (UPI) -- CNN founder Ted Turner flew to Buenos Aires for surgery after being diagnosed with appendicitis during a visit to Argentina, a spokesman said Friday.
By United Press International

Nuclear Threat Initiative asks for tighter control of nuclear material

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The Nuclear Threat Initiative released its Nuclear Materials Security Index Wednesday, which concludes a safer system for securing nuclear materials is needed.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.
By United Press International

Atlanta Braves to leave Turner Field

ATLANTA, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves plan to move to a new stadium, leaving Turner Field after the 2016 season, team President John Schuerholz said Monday.

Sanford seeks forgiveness in new campaign

COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- After giving "hiking the Appalachian trail" a new meaning, former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is seeking forgiveness for his "mistakes."

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 19, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011.
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CBS, CNN executive Robert Wussler dies

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- Television executive Robert Wussler, a co-founder of CNN and a president of CBS Television in the 1970s, died this week in Connecticut at the age of 73.
Nader's novel is 'utopian' fantasy

Nader's novel is 'utopian' fantasy

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. activist and presidential candidate Ralph Nader says his novel about a group of super-wealthy liberals saving the country is a work of utopian fantasy.
Ted Turner still active at age 70

Ted Turner still active at age 70

ATLANTA, July 19 (UPI) -- U.S. media mogul Ted Turner, the creator of CNN, says he still leads an active lifestyle despite being a septuagenarian.
Refugee organization to honor Ted Turner

Refugee organization to honor Ted Turner

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- Refugees International has announced plans to honor U.S. media mogul Ted Turner at its 30th anniversary gala in Washington.

Turner talks of global change, cannibalism

ATLANTA, April 3 (UPI) -- Unchecked global warming and an exploding population could result in cannibalism, controversial U.S. former media mogul Ted Turner says.

Fonda celebrates 70th birthday in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Sally Field, Eve Ensler, Rosie O'Donnell and Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin all turned out for Hollywood icon Jane Fonda's 70th birthday party.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 19, 2007.
By United Press International

Writer's wife leaves him for Ted Turner

ATLANTA, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Robert Olen Butler reportedly e-mailed his university colleagues that his wife dumped him for Atlanta media mogul Ted Turner.

Report: Journalism business at crossroads

WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. journalism business is in a phase of "shrinking ambition" as nearly every sector loses audiences to other media options, a report said Monday.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006.
By United Press International

Ted Turner gets book deal

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- The French publishing firm Lagardere has reportedly bought the rights to media mogul Ted Turner's life story for $4.5 million.

Turner steps down from Time Warner board

ATLANTA, May 21 (UPI) -- Ted Turner, founder of CNN and a pioneer of 24-hour news, officially has stepped down from the Time Warner board of directors.

Turner apologizes for 'losing' CNN

ATLANTA, March 30 (UPI) -- In accepting a humanitarian award, one-time media mogul Ted Turner apologized for losing control of CNN in a merger.

Ted Turner to leave Time Warner board

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- New York-based Time Warner Inc. said Friday that CNN founder R.E. "Ted" Turner has decided not to stand for re-election as a director. Turner will, however, continue to serve as a director of Time Warner until the company's 2006 annual meeting.

Turner passes on re-buying Braves

ATLANTA, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Ted Turner says he is not interested in repurchasing the Atlanta Braves "at this time."

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Today is Saturday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2005 with 42 to follow.
By United Press International

China.com appoints new general manager

HONG KONG, July 8 (UPI) -- China.com Inc., an Internet portal service, said Friday it has appointed Chen Xiaowei as general manager of multimedia.

Turner reviews 25-year-old CNN baby

ATLANTA, June 2 (UPI) -- CNN focuses too much on "perversion," but founder Ted Turner said he's still proud of the cable news organization on its 25th anniversary.
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