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Jeffs Guilty Of Sexually Assaulting Girls

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Aug. 4 (UPI) — A Texas jury Thursday found polygamist leader Warren Jeffs guilty of sexually assaulting two girls, ages 12 and 15, he had taken as plural wives. The jury deliberated for about 3 1/2 hours after Jeffs gave a closing argument that consisted of him standing silently for 24 minutes […]

CO Exposures Higher Than Thought

ATLANTA, Aug. 4 (UPI) — From 2000 to 2009, 45 percent of carbon monoxide exposure reported by the National Poison Data System was not treated at a hospital, U.S. officials say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report says these exposures to carbon monoxide would not have been identified by […]

Train Suspected Of Causing Calif. Fires

OAKLEY, Calif., Aug. 4 (UPI) — A series of fires burning along railroad tracks between Oakley and Knightsen, Calif., Thursday was likely caused by a train, officials said. The fires in Contra Costa County burned grasses on both sides of the tracks, as well as one home and several barns, KGO-TV, San Francisco, reported. At […]

Worker Faces One Year For Popping Balloon

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 4 (UPI) — A state worker who popped a Wisconsin Capitol protester’s balloon with a knife could face a year in jail for disorderly conduct and use of a dangerous weapon. Ronald Blair, 56, of Jefferson, an assistant director of the Division of State Facilities, was to be arraigned Thursday. He faced […]

Brazil’s U.S. Dollar Inflows Reach Record

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is busy dealing with a problem many emerging market leaders would love to have: billions of dollars of unwanted foreign investment flowing into the country, drawn to its interest rates and a strong currency. By last count net inflows of the U.S. dollar in […]

Small Businesses Said Best For Growth

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., Aug. 4 (UPI) — Small local businesses, not big nationwide companies, could be the key for communities to ignite long-term economic growth, U.S. economists say. Economists at Penn State University say small, locally owned businesses and startups usually generate higher incomes in a community, whereas big, non-local companies can actually depress a […]

Medical Marijuana Stumbles In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 4 (UPI) — A drive to make Ohio the 18th state to legalize medical marijuana hit a speed bump as organizers were told they didn’t file 1,000 valid signatures. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine told the Ohio Coalition for Medical Compassion only 534 of the 2,143 raw signatures of registered voters submitted […]

Organized Crime A National Security Risk For U.S. Markets

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) — U.S. President Barack Obama has identified transnational organized crime operations as a threat to national security because of their increasing infiltration of financial institutions. Obama signed an executive order last month placing economic sanctions on four crime groups — the Japanese Yakuza, Mexico’s Los Zetas, the Italian Camorra and a […]

Congress Temporarily Resolves FAA Dispute

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress agreed Thursday to restore funding for the Federal Aviation Administration until September. The deal will allow 4,000 laid off FAA employees and thousands of construction workers to return to their jobs, the New York Daily News reported. The parties did not settle the […]

Evidence Of Liquid Flowing Water On Mars?

TUCSON, Aug. 4 (UPI) — A NASA probe orbiting Mars has captured images suggesting the possibility of flowing water on the red planet during its warmest months, the space agency says. In observations recorded by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, dark, finger-like features appear and extend down some Martian slopes during the planet’s late spring through […]

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