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.
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Terry Jones
St. Louis Rams Adam Archuleta misses a tackle as San Francisco 498er's Terry Jones takes off down the sidelines for a 21-yard gain in the second quarter at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on December 24, 2005. San Francisco won the game, 24-20. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Terence Graham Parry Jones (born 1 February 1942) is a Welsh comedian, screenwriter, actor, film director, children's author, popular historian, political commentator, and TV documentary host. He is best known as a member of the Monty Python comedy team.

Jones was born in Colwyn Bay, Wales. The family home was named "Bodchwil". Jones' father was stationed with the RAF in India and Jones met him for the first time, on Colwyn Bay railway station, when he returned. When Jones was four and a half the family moved to Surrey.

Jones was educated at the Royal Grammar School in Guildford (now an independent school), where he was head boy in the academic year 1960–1; he read English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, but "strayed into History". He graduated with a 2:1. While there, he performed comedy with Michael Palin, among others, in The Oxford Revue.

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