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Paul favors military leaving Asia

November 21, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Presidential candidate Ron Paul said he was sticking to his contention that U.S. military troops should be withdrawn from... More >>>

Obama says int'l trade will lead to jobs

November 21, 2011

BALI, Indonesia (UPI) -- President Obama, in Indonesia for a regional summit, spoke Saturday about the need for the United States to build up its... More >>>

Wisconsin governor recall rally draws thousands

November 21, 2011

MADISON, Wis. (UPI) -- An estimated 25,000-30,000 marchers rallied against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's policies and to urge his removal from... More >>>

Report: Feds in Texas failed to nab guns

November 21, 2011

DALLAS (UPI) -- Newly released documents indicate federal agents may have lost track of weapons sold to Mexican drug operatives in Texas.
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Reno wildfire nearly contained

November 21, 2011

RENO, Nev. (UPI) -- Firefighters reported Sunday having a good handle on a wildfire that burned 2,000 acres and several homes in northern... More >>>

Oakland Occupiers establish new camp

November 21, 2011

OAKLAND, Calif. (UPI) -- Occupy Oakland demonstrators in California declared they were back in business this weekend after forcing their way on to... More >>>

Death sentence set for Texas Seven leader

November 21, 2011

EL PASO, Texas (UPI) -- A Texas man convicted of killing a police officer in a 2000 prison break with six other inmates is set to be executed Feb.... More >>>

New Orleans man exonerated on drug charge

November 21, 2011

NEW ORLEANS (UPI) -- A hidden report contradicting police testimony in a 1999 drug trial could free a New Orleans man who has served 12 years of a... More >>>

Colombian warlord sued in Florida

November 21, 2011

MIAMI (UPI) -- A Colombian paramilitary warlord is being sued in Florida for alleged slayings he authorized in his native country.
Carlos... More >>>

Tailgate death at Yale-Harvard game

November 21, 2011

Tailgate death at Yale-Harvard game
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (UPI) -- A woman was killed and two women were injured by a U-Haul truck in a tailgating... More >>>

More young men living at home

November 21, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Almost 20 percent of young men aged 25 to 34 in the United States are living under the parental roof, a U.S. census report... More >>>

Chicago cops shut down two brothels

November 21, 2011

CHICAGO (UPI) -- Chicago police say they shut down two brothels allegedly run by the Maniac Latin Disciples gang.
The gang has recently come... More >>>

Police arrest dozens in OWS protests

November 18, 2011

NEW YORK (UPI) -- Occupy Wall Street protesters tangled with New York police Thursday after trying to march on the financial district, resulting in... More >>>

A GOP Senate takeover no cakewalk

November 18, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- In-fighting, poor fundraising and candidate recruitment ills vex Republicans as they eye taking over of the U.S. Senate in the... More >>>

Obama highlights U.S. exports at summit

November 18, 2011

BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- President Obama highlighted the trade opportunities available to U.S. companies in the Asia-Pacific region Thursday... More >>>

Obama uncle wants DUI charge thrown out

November 18, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (UPI) -- The illegal alien uncle of President Obama says his arrest on a drunken driving charge violated his U.S. constitutional... More >>>

Teacher plays 'Daily Show,' suspended

November 18, 2011

EUREKA, Ill., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- An Illinois high school teacher was suspended after showing students segments of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" in... More >>>

Teacher admits to selling grades

November 18, 2011

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A Charlotte County, Fla., high school teacher admitted to taking money from students in exchange for higher... More >>>

Ohio state employees extend contract

November 18, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) -- Ohio's largest state-employees union has agreed to an unprecedented contract extension with the state with no base-pay raises... More >>>

Lawyer/defendant cooperating with law police gets beaten up

November 18, 2011

HENDERSON, Nev.(UPI) -- A Nevada lawyer who admitted plotting to cheat homeowners associations was beaten up and left in a gated community in the Las... More >>>

Drug tunnel found in Southern California

November 18, 2011

SAN DIEGO (UPI) -- The discovery of a drug tunnel linking San Diego and Tijuana warehouses led to the seizure of about 17 tons of marijuana, U.S. and... More >>>

Minn. gov wants daycare union vote

November 18, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn. (UPI) -- Republican lawmakers say they will move to block Democratic Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's order that child-care workers vote... More >>>

Manson follower Watson denied parole

November 18, 2011

IONE, Calif. (UPI) -- Charles "Tex" Watson, who took part in the Manson Family's murderous exploits in the 1960s, was again denied parole Wednesday... More >>>

Pakistani envoy under pressure

November 18, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Pakistan's envoy to Washington said he has offered to resign if found guilty of seeking U.S. intervention to prevent a coup at... More >>>

John Edwards case to start in January

November 18, 2011

GREENSBORO, N.C. (UPI) -- Former U.S. presidential hopeful John Edwards will go on trial at the end of January on charges he violated campaign... More >>>

Kwame Kilpatrick faces new federal charges

November 18, 2011

DETROIT (UPI) -- Prosecutors have added new charges against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, including an allegation he was paid $10,000 in a... More >>>

OMB urges Senate passage of defense bill

November 18, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The Obama administration supports U.S. Senate passage of the Defense Department authorization bill, which provides funding for... More >>>

Madoff employee says scheme began early

November 18, 2011

NEW YORK (UPI) -- Bernard Madoff's claim he launched his Ponzi scheme during the recession of the early 1990s has been contradicted by a long-time... More >>>

N.Y. politician's conviction overturned

November 18, 2011

NEW YORK (UPI) -- A federal appeals court has reversed the conviction of former New York State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno.


The court in... More >>>

Census: Oldest of the old a growing group

November 18, 2011

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- About 1.9 million U.S. residents were 90 or older in 2010, almost three times the population in 1980, the U.S. Census... More >>>

U.S. food stamp use figures released

November 18, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- More than 13 million U.S. households received food stamps or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits in 2010,... More >>>

Americans lean toward healthcare repeal

November 17, 2011

PRINCETON, N.J. (UPI) -- Americans remain divided on whether it is the government's responsibility to ensure blanket health coverage, a Gallup poll... More >>>

Poll: Gingrich polls well against Obama

November 17, 2011

NEW YORK (UPI) -- Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is the strongest GOP candidate when matched head to head with President Obama, a... More >>>

Eviction notices paper Occupy protesters

November 17, 2011

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- The private New York park that was home to Occupy Wall Street protesters went from bustling to quiet overnight after... More >>>

White House puts fuel proposal in motion

November 17, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Higher fuel efficiency standards formally proposed Wednesday for U.S. vehicles will save consumers money and cut harmful... More >>>

13 arrested at Ala. immigration protest

November 17, 2011

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Thirteen undocumented immigrants protesting Alabama's new immigration law were arrested in Montgomery Tuesday,... More >>>

Feds raid 14 Washington medical pot shops

November 17, 2011

SEATTLE (UPI) -- Prosecutors said medical marijuana dispensaries raided in the Seattle area Tuesday were violating both federal and state... More >>>

Facebook tracking raises privacy concerns

November 17, 2011

PALO ALTO, Calif. (UPI) -- Privacy advocates say they worry how Facebook will use information on Web page visits of its estimated 800 million... More >>>

Effort to recall Wisconsin's Scott begins

November 17, 2011

MADISON, Wis. (UPI) -- The Democratic Governors Association said it would aid financially efforts to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker if enough... More >>>

Perry wants overhaul of Washington

November 17, 2011

BETTENDORF, Iowa, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry said Tuesday he wants congressional salaries halved and lifetime... More >>>

Arrest made in firing on White House

November 17, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- An Idaho man suspected of firing an assault weapon at the White House last week was arrested, federal law enforcement officials... More >>>

Mom who kept adults captive fit for trial

November 17, 2011

Mom who kept adults captive fit for trial
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia woman accused of imprisoning four mentally disabled adults... More >>>

Boy turns in mom, stepdad over marijuana

November 17, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Police in Minnesota say an 11-year-old boy turned in his mother and stepfather over marijuana kept in the family... More >>>

Father to be tried in daughter's driving

November 17, 2011

DETROIT, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A Michigan man who allowed his 9-year-old daughter to drive him around in his van because he allegedly was too drunk to... More >>>

Police allege teen staged own kidnapping

November 17, 2011

ORLANDO, Fla. (UPI) -- An Orlando, Fla., teenager was charged for staging his own kidnapping to get a ransom from his father, Delray Beach police... More >>>



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