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Ex-Tunisian Security Chief Faces 2nd Trial

TUNIS, Tunisia, Aug. 12 (UPI) — A Tunisian court acquitted Ali Seriati, former head of the presidential guard, of helping the ousted president escape Friday. Seriati’s acquittal on a charge of forging passports for President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his immediate family does not end his legal problems, the BBC reported. He is being […]

Gallup: House GOP Majority In Trouble

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 12 (UPI) — Republicans might find their grip on the U.S. House slipping with the latest Gallup poll indicating more than half of registered voters leaning Democratic. Fifty-one percent of those polled said if elections were held today, they would vote Democratic, with 44 percent saying they’d vote Republican. “The Democratic Party […]

Election Ruling Stokes Afghan Division

KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug. 12 (UPI) — Afghan lawmakers expressed division over a decision by Afghan President Hamid Karzai to order an election tribunal to finalize last year’s election. Lawmakers in Kabul have squared off over access to ballots from last year’s election for the Wolesi Jirga, the lower house of Parliament. Election officials threw out […]

Training Wheels May Be Missing Girl’s

SENATH, Mo., Aug. 12 (UPI) — Training wheels found in Missouri may be those of a missing 3-year-old neighbors last saw riding her bike five days ago, authorities said. “We’ve still got a missing child and a missing bicycle and these wheels are similar to the ones that were on the bicycle,” said Senath, Mo., […]

Hackers Targeting Smaller Web Sites

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 12 (UPI) — An estimated 8 million Web pages have been hijacked and set up to take control of the computers of unsuspecting site visitors, U.S. security researchers said. In a new style of hacking on the Internet, the sites are mostly those of smaller merchants and professional companies, Web site security […]

Marist Poll: Obama Not Blamed For Economy

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., Aug. 12 (UPI) — Voters do not blame U.S. President Barack Obama for the dismal shape of the economy, a McClatchy-Marist poll indicated Friday. When asked if Obama is responsible for economic conditions, 59 percent of the poll respondents said no and 33 percent said yes. The poll also found two-thirds of those […]

U.S. Touts Benefits Of Envoy To Damascus

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) — U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford is challenging the Syrian regime about its unfulfilled promises of reform, the U.S. State Department said. Syrian President Bashar Assad has rolled out a series of political reforms his regime claims address concerns expressed by anti-government protesters in recent months. The official Syrian Arab […]

Serial Killer Sowell Sentenced To Death

CLEVELAND, Aug. 12 (UPI) — A judge in Ohio’s Cuyahoga County imposed the death sentence Friday on serial killer Anthony Sowell on the recommendation of a jury. Sowell, convicted in the murders of 11 women, listened for an hour to statements from family members of victims before Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Dick […]

Cruise Lines Limit Onboard Smoking

MIAMI, Aug. 12 (UPI) — Smokers will have fewer places to light up on cruises because U.S. cruise lines are cracking down on smoking in many areas of their ships, officials say. Norwegian Cruise Line of Florida has announced smoking will be banned inside cabins on all 11 of its ships starting in January, The […]

Ethnic Tensions Linger In Kyrgyzstan

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) — An ethnic Uzbek accused of having ties to ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan in 2010 died after he was allegedly tortured by police, Human Rights Watch said. A Kyrgyz investigation, looking into ethnic violence that gripped parts of southern Kyrgyzstan after an April 2010 coup led President Kurmanbek Bakiyev to […]


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