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Prison Break Reported In Iraq

BAGHDAD, Sept. 1 (UPI) — Dozens of prisoners escaped from an Iraqi prison following a deadly August, though the U.S. military said it was its best month since the start of the war. Iraqi officials said Thursday they recaptured 21 of the 35 prisoners who escaped from a detention center in northern Ninawa province. Abdul […]

Mother Allegedly Shoots 2 Children, Flees

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill., Sept. 1 (UPI) — An East St. Louis, Ill., mother allegedly shot two of her children and fled the scene by car before being apprehended, police said. The woman, identified as Yokeia Smith by relatives, was caught by police in downtown St. Louis Wednesday after hitting three pedestrians with her vehicle, […]

Final Canadian Province Bans Road Texting

EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 1 (UPI) — Alberta became the 10th and final Canadian province Thursday to ban drivers from using hand-held cellphones and texting behind the wheel. Among the other nine provinces, Alberta’s law is seen as more wide-ranging, as it give police officers the discretion to lay charges of distracted driving for other things […]

Boko Haram Has Ties To Al-Qaida

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) — Nigerian Islamic group Boko Haram in the last year has solidified its relationship with al-Qaida groups, a U.S. official familiar with terrorist groups said. Boco Haram told the BBC it carried out last week’s attack that left dozens of people dead and many more injured at the U.N. offices in […]

Sarah Palin Confirms Weekend Tea Party Rally

INDIANOLA, Iowa, Sept. 1 (UPI) — After hours of conflicting reports, organizers confirmed potential presidential candidate Sarah Palin will speak at a Tea Party rally in Iowa. Consultants from Palin’s team threatened to withdraw her from the rally if former Delaware Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell were present at the event, Politico reported. O’Donnell was uninvited […]

Scepticism Over Korean Gas Pipeline?

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (UPI) — A natural gas pipeline passing through both Koreas is expected to surface on the agenda in multilateral talks set for late 2011, sources said. Russian gas company Gazprom and the South Koreans agreed to consider gas deliveries in 2009. Moscow said it could start shipping gas for Seoul by 2017. […]

Man Who Killed Parents Sentenced To Life

FORT PIERCE, Fla., Sept. 1 (UPI) — A Fort Pierce, Fla., man Wednesday began a life prison term for the 2007 killing of his parents despite claims his father repeatedly raped him. Jacob Brighton, 20, was sentenced immediately after the jury returned its verdict Wednesday. Throughout the eight-day trial, the defense maintained that Brighton’s father, […]

Boy, 14, Killed By Police During Protest In Bahrain

SETRAH, Bahrain, Sept. 1 (UPI) — Clashes between Bahrain citizens and police continue in the wake of the death of a 14-year-old boy caused by police during a protest, activists say. The boy, Ali Gawad Ahmed, was killed after a tear gas canister used by police to disperse a protest went off near him Wednesday […]

Vegan Dining Hall Opens At Texas College

DENTON, Texas, Sept. 1 (UPI) — Students at the University of North Texas in Denton now have the option to eat in a completely vegan dining hall. Mean Greens dining hall, located in Maple Hall, began serving vegan fare last month in an effort to reach out to students who are on special diets or […]

Indiana To Pay $5 Million In State Fair Stage Collapse

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 1 (UPI) — Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says the state plans to pay out $5 million to cover claims by victims of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse. Zoeller said Kenneth Feinberg, who served as the administrator of victim compensation funds after Sept. 11, 2001, and the BP Gulf oil spill, has […]


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