Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

UPI - United Press International, Inc. Archive

UPI - United Press International, Inc.

UPI - United Press International, Inc. Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide. Email this author.


HRW Raps Riyadh Over Terror Laws

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug. 2 (UPI) — A counter-terrorism law drafted in Saudi Arabia is a problematic assault to basic human rights law, Human Rights Watch complained. Human Rights Watch, in a letter to Saudi King Abdallah, called on the kingdom to pull the draft law because it permits what the rights group said were serious […]

Colombian Court Finds Congressman Guilty

BOGOTA, Aug. 2 (UPI) — A Colombian congressman was sentenced to eight years in prison after being found guilty of ties to paramilitary death squads, officials said. Colombia’s Supreme Court found former Congressman Jairo Merlano guilty for using links to violent paramilitary forces to gain his election to Congress in 2002, El Espectador reported Tuesday. […]

Fla. Man Enters Guilty Plea On Car Repairs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 2 (UPI) — A Florida man facing trial for fraud has pleaded guilty to unrelated charges of grand theft for stiffing a local car repair shop on a $9,000 repair bill. Donald Heflin of Jacksonville had claimed he hadn’t authorized the repair work but officials of the Midas auto repair chain said […]

Japan Justice Minister Says No Executions

TOKYO, Aug. 2 (UPI) — Japan’s justice minister says he does not intend to approve any executions as the number of prisoners on death row has reached a record 120. The Yomiuri Shimbun reports the last execution in Japan came in July last year and Justice Minister Satsuki Eda has made clear he doesn’t plan […]

Russians Probe Killing Of 2 Women, 3 Kids

TULA, Russia, Aug. 2 (UPI) — No arrests had been made in the slayings of five members of a Russian family whose bodies were found in a bathtub, investigators said Tuesday. Two women and three children were found Monday in an apartment in Tula, 120 miles south of Moscow, Tatiana Sergeeva, head of the local […]

Salmonella Alert For Ground Turkey

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a public health alert after some 77 cases of Salmonella were reported in 26 states associated with ground turkey. Officials at the Food Safety and Inspection Service say the illnesses were linked through an epidemiologic investigation, state health department analyses and a Centers for […]

Cops: Killer Used Facebook To Lure Prey

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 2 (UPI) — A Florida teenager was lured to his death by a romantic rival using a fake Facebook profile, authorities say. Jason Rodriguez, 19, a student at Valencia College, was shot in the head and neck Feb. 2 and died a week later. Israel Nieves, 18, charged with murder, is being […]

Floods Swamp Manila Area, 1 Dead

MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 2 (UPI) — Heavy rains flooded parts of Quezon City and Manila Tuesday, causing at least one death, Philippine authorities say. The body of an unidentified woman, 50 to 55 years old, was found floating in a creek in Quezon City, ABS-CBN News reported. Some streets were waist-deep under water and 30 […]

Ivorian Situation Remains Complex

DAKAR, Senegal, Aug. 2 (UPI) — An Ivorian paramilitary force accused of targeting former regime members are part of a complex civil structure in the country, a researcher said. Amnesty International, in a 44-page report, accused the state-backed militia known as Dozos of targeting perceived supporters of former President Laurent Gbagbo. Amnesty International said it […]

Eritrea Rejoins Regional Alliance

DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti, Aug. 2 (UPI) — An authority from the regional Intergovernmental Authority on Development said Eritrea’s decision to rejoin the regional bloc was a bold and welcome step. Eritrea pulled out of IGAD in 2007 after member states Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan backed an Ethiopian intervention to drive al-Qaida’s affiliate al-Shabaab […]

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.