United Press International


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United Press International

 

(UPI), one of the largest press agencies in the USA. Established in 1958, UPI has its headquarters in New York. It is owned by the Media News Corporation of Nashville, Tenn. The information distributed by UPI is in keeping with the interests of the ruling circles of the USA. More than 1,000 newspapers and 3,000 radio stations in the USA, as well as many foreign information agencies, use UPI material.

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According to United Press International the book is a follow-up to A Royal Duty and includes details regarding the years Burrell served the princess at Highgrove and Kensington Palace.
A 2004 United Press International investigative report into the estimated 3,000 kidnappings in Mexico each year noted: "Mexico has a history of complicity between law enforcement and actual kidnappers.
Since starting his coverage of Latin America in the 1950's, Raymont has spent 18 years with United Press International and 12 with The New York Times.
1 Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl, the AP awarded its title to Alabama and the coaches jumped USC over Alabama by a narrow margin in the United Press International poll.
The event, sponsored by the Inter-religious and International Federation for World Peace, attracted 1,500 attendees, including some 900 college students, many from the United States, reported the Moon-owned United Press International.
After fifty-seven years as a reporter for United Press International, she quit UPI in 2000 when it was bought by News World Communications, a firm affiliated with the Reverend Sun Myung Moon's right-wing Unification Church.
The system - Inflight Communicator - will be introduced progressively on the airline's Megatop Boeing 747 and Jubilee Boeing 777 fleet and will be available in all three classes of travel, reported United Press International.
The roll call of the correspondents is short: Malcolm Browne and Peter Arnett of the Associated Press, Neil Sheehan of the United Press International, David Halberstam of The New York Times, and Charles Mohr and Mert Perry of Time magazine.
PressLink and United Press International have announced an agreement in principle for the delivery of UPI material on PressLink's global telecommunications network.
And it provides news from wire services such as United Press International, the Associated Press and Invest/Net to name a few.
This ensures that current tenants such as Cable News Network, United Press International, News America and Federal Express will virtually never experience a breakdown in this critical service.

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