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Controversial pastor to appeal jailing

DEARBORN, Mich., April 25 (UPI) -- A Florida pastor said Monday he will appeal a jury decision that landed him in jail and thwarted his Good Friday demonstration outside a Detroit-area mosque.

Protest pastor to file suit over arrest

DETROIT, April 24 (UPI) -- A Florida pastor arrested in Dearborn, Mich., before his planned protest outside the Islamic Center of America says he plans to file a lawsuit.

Pastor: No bond for anti-Islam rally

DETROIT, April 21 (UPI) -- A controversial Florida pastor refused Thursday to pay a bond demanded by Dearborn, Mich., before he can hold a rally at a mosque there.

Mayor: Shariah not the law in Dearborn

DEARBORN, Mich., April 21 (UPI) -- Dearborn, Mich., may be home to one of the largest Muslim communities in the United States, but its mayor points out it also has a pork sausage factory.
Koran-burning pastor plans Mich. protest

Koran-burning pastor plans Mich. protest

DEARBORN, Mich., April 19 (UPI) -- Terry Jones, the Koran-burning Florida pastor, says Detroit-area police and prosecutors are trying to silence him by demanding a $100,000 bond.
Koran-burning angers Florida Muslims

Koran-burning angers Florida Muslims

ORLANDO, Fla., April 6 (UPI) -- Florida Muslims say they are outraged and fearful after a pastor's Koran-burning led to deadly attacks in Afghanistan.
Pastor says Koran threat cost him flock

Pastor says Koran threat cost him flock

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Terry Jones, the Florida minister who caused an international stir by threatening to burn Korans, has visited the World Trade Center site for the first time.

Pastor to get car for not burning Koran

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The manager of a New Jersey car dealership says a Florida minister is getting the car he was promised if he refrained from burning the Koran.

Pastor Jones has rally; only 10 show up

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The Florida pastor who threatened to burn copies of the Koran on Sept. 11 drew just 10 people to his weekend "Stand Up America" rally in Tampa, officials said.
Pastor rethinking cancellation of burning

Pastor rethinking cancellation of burning

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Florida pastor Terry Jones says he was "clearly, clearly" lied to and is reconsidering his decision to cancel the burning of copies of the Koran Saturday.

Muslim Brotherhood irked by Koran burning

CAIRO, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A plan to burn the Koran on the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States is a cruel attack on religion, the Muslim Brotherhood said.
Monty Python troupe reunites in N.Y.

Monty Python troupe reunites in N.Y.

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The five surviving members of Monty Python reunited in New York to celebrate the premiere of a new documentary about their iconic comedy troupe.

Terry Jones is a new dad again at 67

LONDON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Welsh writer, actor and comedian Terry Jones, of Monty Python fame, has confirmed he became a father again this month at age 67.
BAFTA set to honor Monty Python

BAFTA set to honor Monty Python

LONDON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The surviving members the iconic British comedy troupe Monty Python are to be presented with a special BAFTA honor this fall, the BBC reported.

Trolley operator killed, others injured

BOSTON, May 28 (UPI) -- The operator of a Boston trolley car was killed Wednesday and other people were hurt when two trolley cars collided, her father said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 1, 2008.
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Terry Jones is recovered from cancer

LONDON, April 15 (UPI) -- British comedian and filmmaker Terry Jones is urging men to get regular bowel checkups after he beat bowel cancer.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007.
By United Press International

British newspaperman Richard Boston dies

LONDON, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Richard Boston, founder of one of Britain's first environmental magazines and a proponent of real ale, has died after a short illness.

Terry Jones celebrating cancer victory

LONDON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Former Monty Python star Terry Jones is celebrating at his London home after what he calls a "miraculous recovery" from bowel cancer.

Terry Jones doing well after surgery

LONDON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Actor Terry Jones, formerly of the "Monty Python" group, has undergone surgery for colon cancer and is doing well, his agent said.

Monty Python's 'Spamalot' opens in London

LONDON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The iconic comedy troupe, Monty Python's Flying Circus, reunited in London for the West End premiere of the musical "Spamalot."

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2006 with 333 to follow.
By United Press International

Police believe missing 6-year-old is dead

AURORA, Colo., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Police say they believe a missing 6-year-old Colorado girl probably was killed at her home and may have been dead for months.

Monty Python stars reunite for 'Grimm'

LONDON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- A "Grimm" occasion reunited three stars of "Monty Python's Flying Circus" -- the premiere of Terry Gilliam's "The Brothers Grimm" in London.
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