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Elephant Problem-solving Demonstrated

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) — An elephant at the National Zoo in Washington devised a problem-solving strategy to reach a branch with his trunk and grab a treat, zoo officials said. Kandula, the zoo’s youngest elephant, figured out how to roll a large cube underneath the branch and stand on it to secure his meal. […]

Woman Freed In Stolen Shorts Case

MANCHESTER, England, Aug. 19 (UPI) — A woman who reportedly slept through the riots in Manchester, England, was jailed for allegedly taking a pair of shorts looted by a friend, officials said. Ursula Nevin, 24, was ordered freed on appeal, The Guardian reported Friday. Nevin, a mother of two, was held for five months before […]

Casey Anthony’s Car Crushed In Florida Junkyard

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 19 (UPI) — George Anthony, Casey Anthony’s father, has had the white Pontiac Sunfire that belonged to his daughter crushed at a Florida junkyard, officials said. The car was evidence in the murder trial against Casey Anthony, charged with murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, WFOL-TV of Orlando reported. […]

Syrian Troops Fire On Protesters

DAMASCUS, Syria, Aug. 19 (UPI) — Syrian forces fired on protesters Friday, killing at least 12 after President Bashar Assad said he had ordered an end to violence against demonstrators. The latest violence came a day after U.S. President Barack Obama and other Western leaders called for Assad to step down. Demonstrators were killed in […]

Opposition Linked To Attempt On Saleh?

SANAA, Yemen, Aug. 19 (UPI) — Members of the Yemeni opposition are accused of having a role in the attack in Sanaa that gravely wounded the country’s president, the government said. Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh spent nearly two months in a hospital in Saudi Arabia recovering from wounds suffered during a June 3 attack […]

UNIFIL Sees Blue Line Issues As Critical

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug. 19 (UPI) — The situation along the so-called Blue Line separating Israel and Lebanon is one of the critical issues facing both countries, a peacekeeping commander said. The U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon gave the all-clear after a “brief exchange” of gunfire Aug. 1 between Israeli and Lebanese forces along the Blue […]

Alleged Iraqi Drug Ring Broken In Calif.

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 (UPI) — Sixty suspected members of an Iraqi drug-trafficking organization were arrested in California, with authorities seizing cash, drugs and guns. The arrests in El Cajon pulled in nearly 2 tons of marijuana and $630,000 in cash, along with explosives and high-powered weapons, law enforcement officials told the Los Angeles Times […]

Huntsman: ‘Call Me Crazy’ On Evolution

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) — Republican U.S. presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman took fellow candidate Rick Perry to task over the Texas governor’s remarks about evolution and global warming. Huntsman, a former Utah governor and President Obama’s ambassador to China, posted on his Twitter page that he believes in evolution and “trust scientists on global warming,” […]

New Immigration Regs Draw Kudos From Dems

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) — Relaxed rules on illegal immigrants announced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security drew praise from congressional Democrats. The changes, announced Thursday, would allow many illegal immigrants to remain in the United States and apply for work permits. The changes could be especially beneficial to people who would be eligible […]

U.S. Sees PKK As ‘common Enemy’

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) — The Kurdistan Workers’ Party is a “common enemy” in the region and Washington is working with Turkey in the fight, a U.S. State Department official said. Eight Turkish soldiers and one village guard were killed in attacks by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, known by its initials PKK, in southern Turkey […]

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