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'South Park'

NEW YORK, April 22 (UPI) -- "South Park," Comedy Central's always irreverent animated program, caused a stir and drew threats with a depiction of the Prophet Mohammed.
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Web site warns 'South Park' creators

Web site warns 'South Park' creators

NEW YORK, April 22 (UPI) -- A radical Muslim Web site warned "South Park" producers of retaliation if the show airs a segment with a skewed depiction of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed.

Analysis: Anti-Islam film a security risk

BERLIN, April 1 (UPI) -- European security officials have warned of an increased terror threat after a Dutch lawmaker published an anti-Islam film on the Internet.
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Anti-Koran film posted on Web

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, March 28 (UPI) -- A right-wing member of the Dutch parliament has posted his film criticizing the Koran on the Web site LiveLeak.

Ex-Dutch official urges EU security fund

BRUSSELS , Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A former Dutch lawmaker who has spoken critically of Islam is asking the European Union to fund security for her and others who receive death threats.

Analysis: Anti-Islam film scares The Hague

BERLIN, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The Dutch government is bracing for widespread violence that could be sparked by an anti-Islam film that its producer wants to broadcast sometime this week.
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Cars torched in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The death of a Moroccan Muslim by Dutch police sparked a week of riots in Amsterdam.

Van Gogh painting to be auctioned in N.Y.

LONDON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- What is believed to be the last painting Vincent van Gogh completed before he committed suicide is set to be auctioned off in New York next month.

Los Angeles Times Book Prize winners

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- The winners of the 2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced at UCLA, with the Robert Kirsch award going to William Kittredge.

Anti-terror laws pass Dutch parliament

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, March 22 (UPI) -- The Dutch parliament approved anti-terror laws that would bar people suspected of terrorism from entering certain areas at certain times.
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Theodorus "Theo" van Gogh (1 May 1857 – 25 January 1891) was a Dutch art dealer. He was the younger brother of Vincent van Gogh, and Theo's unfailing financial support allowed his brother to devote himself entirely to painting. Theo died at the age of 33, several months after Vincent had died at the age of 37.

Theodorus "Theo" van Gogh was born on 1 May 1857 in the village Groot-Zundert in the province of Brabant, Netherlands. He was the son of Theodorus van Gogh and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. His elder brother was Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890), who later became a famous painter.

Vincent worked for some years at the Dutch (The Hague) office of the Parisian art dealers Goupil & Cie, and Theo joined the Brussels office on 1 January 1873 as their youngest employee. After Vincent was transferred to the London office, Theo moved to the office in The Hague, where he developed into a successful art dealer. By 1884, he was transferred to the Paris main office. Starting in the winter of 1880–1881, he sent painting materials as well as monthly financial support to Vincent, who was living back in the Netherlands.

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