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Perry Against Farm Subsidies

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8 (UPI) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential presidential hopeful, says he would like to do away with farm subsidies like the ones he benefited from when he was a farmer. Twenty years ago when Perry was a farmer, the federal government gave him $9,000 in farm subsidies to leave his […]

Cantor Urges GOP To Resist Tax Hikes

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) — House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., is urging Republicans lawmakers to resist pressure to raise taxes following the U.S. credit rating downgrade. Cantor wrote a letter to Republican House members in the wake of Standard & Poor’s decision to lower the U.S. credit rating, The Hill reported Monday. “Over the […]

25 Years For Killing Retiree For His Money

GUILDFORD, England, Aug. 8 (UPI) — A British cleaning woman was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison Monday for killing an 82-year-old friend for his life savings. The sentence was imposed on Ann Browning, 54, after a three-day hearing in Guildford Crown Court, the Daily Express reported. She admitted killing Bill Williamson but […]

1st Woman To Command Royal Navy Battleship

LONDON, Aug. 8 (UPI) — An officer on track to be the first female commander in the British Navy is also on track to be the first woman to command a warship, officials said Monday. The Admiralty announced Lt. Commander Sarah West is to take command of the frigate HMS Portland in April 2012, The […]

Ex-cop Sentenced To 1 Year In Prison

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (UPI) — A former New York City police officer was sentenced to a year in prison Monday for spending time at a woman’s apartment when he was supposed to be on duty. The former officer, Kenneth Moreno was given the sentence for his conviction on three misdemeanor misconduct charges related to […]

Religious Happier During Bad Times

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Aug. 8 (UPI) — Religious are happier and outnumber the non-religious in societies under stress but their numerical edge diminishes during peace, U.S. researchers say. Study leader Ed Diener, an emeritus professor of psychology at the University of Illinois who is also a senior scientist with the Gallup Organization, analyzed data from the […]

Celebrated Fort Hood Officers Losing Jobs

FORT HOD, Texas, Aug. 8 (UPI) — The first two law enforcement officers to respond to the Fort Hood, Texas, massacre have left the base after being told they’d lose their jobs, officials said. Mark Todd and Kimberly Munley have been told they would lose their jobs as part of broader military spending cuts, the […]

Teens Allegedly Pointed Laser At Copter

OSHAWA, Ontario, Aug. 8 (UPI) — Six Canadian teenagers have been charged with assault for allegedly pointing a laser at a police helicopter patrolling over Oshawa, Ontario, officials say. The Durham police helicopter was flying over the city at 12:30 a.m. on July 29 when the green laser beam was pointed directly into the cockpit, […]

Perry To Make Intentions Clear

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 8 (UPI) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry will make a clean indication about his intentions for the 2012 presidential campaign Saturday in South Carolina, advisers say. While Perry is not expected to formally announce a campaign in Charleston this weekend, people privy to his planning say a speech he will be […]

Bullying May Result In Lower Test Scores

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 8 (UPI) — Prevalence of bullying on campus may hurt high-school student test performance, U.S. researchers suggest. Dewey Cornell, a clinical psychologist and professor of education at the University of Virginia, and colleagues compiled surveys about bullying in 2007 from more than 7,300 ninth-grade students and almost 3,000 teachers at 284 high […]

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