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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011.
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Japan rejects whaling compromise

TOKYO, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A proposal to end Japan's "scientific" whaling while allowing four communities to take a limited catch off the coast appears to have little support.
Commission hopes to forge whale pact

Commission hopes to forge whale pact

SANTIAGO, Chile, June 23 (UPI) -- Representatives of nations for and against whaling gathered in Chile's capital Monday for the yearly meeting of the International Whaling Commission.

Japan suspends humpback whaling

TOKYO, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A top Japanese government official said the country is suspending humpback whaling during reform talks at the International Whaling Commission.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Friday, Nov. 10, 2006.
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Today is Thursday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2005 with 51 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 10, the 315th day of 2004 with 51 to follow.
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Scientists rip U.S. salmon recovery policy

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- Six scientists, paid by the U.S. government to advise it on marine wildlife but then allegedly ignored, have published their views anyway.

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Today is Monday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2003 with 51 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2002 with 51 to follow.
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William Hogarth (10 November, 1697 – 26 October, 1764) was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic and editorial cartoonist who has been credited with pioneering western sequential art. His work ranged from excellent realistic portraiture to comic strip-like series of pictures called "modern moral subjects". Much of his work, though at times vicious, poked fun at contemporary politics and customs. Illustrations in such style are often referred to as "Hogarthian".

William Hogarth was born at Bartholomew Close in London on 10 November 1697 to Richard Hogarth, a poor Latin school teacher and textbook writer, and Anne Gibbons. In his youth he was apprenticed to the engraver Ellis Gamble in Leicester Fields, where he learned to engrave trade cards and similar products. Young William also took a lively interest in the street life of the metropolis and the London fairs, and amused himself by sketching the characters he saw. Around the same time, his father, who had opened an unsuccessful Latin-speaking coffee house at St John's Gate, was imprisoned for debt in Fleet Prison for five years. Hogarth never talked about the fact. By April 1720 he was an engraver in his own right, at first engraving coats of arms, shop bills, and designing plates for booksellers.

He became a member of the rather rackety Rose and Crown Club, with Peter Tillemans, George Vertue, Michael Dahl, and other artists and connoisseurs.

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