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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.
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Monty Python stars voice characters in 'Absolutely Anything'

Monty Python stars voice characters in 'Absolutely Anything'

LONDON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Terry Jones is to direct a British animated feature film featuring the voice talents of several of his fellow Monty Python troupe members.
Monty Python adds five more shows to reunion residency

Monty Python adds five more shows to reunion residency

LONDON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The famed Monty Python comedy troupe announced Wednesday it has added five more shows to its upcoming residency at London's O2 Arena.
Monty Python adds more dates for stage show

Monty Python adds more dates for stage show

LONDON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The British comedy troupe Monty Python announced Monday its planned one-off stage show at London's O2 Arena will now be a five-night residency.
Monty Python stars plan live stage show in London July 1

Monty Python stars plan live stage show in London July 1

LONDON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The surviving members of the iconic British comedy troupe Monty Python have announced plans for a live stage show at London's O2 Arena July 1.
Monty Python will announce reunion at Thursday press conference

Monty Python will announce reunion at Thursday press conference

Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Monty Python members Terry Jones, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and Michael Palin will reunite for stage show.
Evan Bleier
Monty Python members to reunite for stage show

Monty Python members to reunite for stage show

LONDON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Terry Jones told the BBC he and fellow surviving members of the British comedy troupe Monty Python are reforming for a stage show.
Florida pastor arrested with kerosene-soaked Korans

Florida pastor arrested with kerosene-soaked Korans

MULBERRY, Fla., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Florida pastor Terry Jones was arrested with nearly 3,000 kerosene-soaked Korans, minutes before he planned to burn them in a public park, officials said.

Florida pastor threatens to burn 2,998 Korans on Sept. 11

MULBERRY, Fla., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A Florida pastor whose 2010 burning of a Koran angered Muslims worldwide says he plans to burn nearly 3,000 more on Sept. 11.
Producer wins 'Spamalot' lawsuit against Python members

Producer wins 'Spamalot' lawsuit against Python members

LONDON, July 5 (UPI) -- British producer Mark Forstater has won a London court case involving the rights of "Spamalot," a musical based on the film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."

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UPI Almanac for Friday Feb. 1, 2013.
By United Press International

Egypt halts trial on 'Innocence' video

CAIRO, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- An Egyptian court Sunday declared the trial of eight defendants connected to the Internet video "Innocence of Muslims" adjourned until Nov. 25.

Koran-burning pastor turned away by Canada

DETROIT, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Florida pastor Terry Jones may take legal action, his brother-in-law said, after they were denied entry into Canada to attend a forum on an anti-Islamic video.
Free speech and Islam on fire

Free speech and Islam on fire

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- How can the U.S. government allow a shadowy Los Angeles area man to make and show an anti-Islam film that has outraged Muslims across the globe and ignited protests in North Africa and the Middle East that resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including an ambassador, and put other U.S. diplomats and military in the greatest danger?
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Correspondent
FBI agents in Libya to probe 4 U.S. deaths

FBI agents in Libya to probe 4 U.S. deaths

TRIPOLI, Libya, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- FBI investigators are in Libya to investigate the deaths of four Americans killed when the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi was attacked, the State Department said.
U.S. warships sent to Libyan coast

U.S. warships sent to Libyan coast

BENGHAZI, Libya, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- President Obama said "justice will be done" in the deaths of the U.S. ambassador and three others killed in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Fla. church hangs Obama effigy

GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 8 (UPI) -- A Gainesville, Fla., pastor said the Secret Service has contacted his church about a display depicting President Barack Obama hanging by a noose from a gallows.

Zimmerman judge replaced in Trayvon Martin case

SANFORD, Fla., April 18 (UPI) -- Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. Wednesday was assigned to take over the case of a neighborhood watchman who killed unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

Consumer confidence index rises

RAMSEY, N.J., April 10 (UPI) -- A monthly index of consumer optimism showed U.S. consumers slightly more confident in April compared to March.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday Feb. 1, 2012.
By United Press International
Monty Python troupe to reunite for sci-fi film

Monty Python troupe to reunite for sci-fi film

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- British writer-comedian Terry Jones told Variety he plans to collaborate with his fellow surviving Monty Python comedy troupe members on a science-fiction film.
Preacher Terry Jones joins GOP presidential race

Preacher Terry Jones joins GOP presidential race

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Terry Jones, the fundamentalist Florida pastor who publicly set fire to a copy of the Koran, announced he is running for president of the United States.

Terry Jones appeals conviction, ban from mosque

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A Florida pastor has appealed his conviction related to burning a Koran that led to him being banned from a Dearborn, Mich., mosque.
Michigan Muslims invite Terry Jones to dinner

Michigan Muslims invite Terry Jones to dinner

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A Michigan Islamic society says it has issued a dinner invitation to Terry Jones, the Florida pastor whose support of Koran-burning caused a national uproar.
Koran-burning pastor back in Michigan

Koran-burning pastor back in Michigan

DEARBORN, Mich., June 17 (UPI) -- Terry Jones, Florida's Koran-burning pastor, returned Friday to heavily Muslim Dearborn, Mich., wearing a bulletproof vest.
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