MANCHESTER, England, Aug. 2 (UPI) — A teacher’s aide at a Catholic school in England was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday for allowing her boyfriend to stash weapons in their home. Kimberley Bray, 46, of Newall Green was convicted of possession of some of the weapons, the Manchester Evening News reported. Bray said […]
Second quarter numbers show that the economy has slowed to its worst pace since the end of the recession, according to The Associated Press. High gas prices and a lack of income improvements have caused consumers to cut back on spending.
The United States Department of Agriculture recently declared most of Oklahoma a disaster area. Seventy-four of the 77 counties in the Sooner State have been labeled disaster areas due to drought and wildfires, according to The Oklahoman.
Antioxidants have been shown to have many possible health benefits. New research suggests that antioxidants may play a role in helping men and women with infertility issues.
Recent analysis shows that the healthcare overhaul may increase healthcare costs. The Washington Times reports that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that over the next 10 years with President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, health spending will grow 5.8 percent annually.
BEIJING, Aug. 2 (UPI) — Islamic extremists trained in Pakistan were blamed Tuesday for deadly violence in Kashgar in ethnically tense Xinjiang-Uighur region in China’s northwest. Pakistan is a close ally of China but Beijing has been trying to contain growing violence in the border Xinjiang-Uighur region, where the Turkic-speaking Muslim Uighurs resent being ruled […]
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 2 (UPI) — A San Diego police officer facing felony drunken driving charges apparently took his own life Monday, police said. Officers responding to an emergency call from his wife found David C. Hall’s body in the backyard of his home in Claremont, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Hall, 41, who had […]
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug. 2 (UPI) — Canadian Public Safety Minister announced the deportation of a man accused of being a war criminal. Public Safety Minister Vic Toews announced Sunday that Manuel De La Torre Herrera, from Peru, was arrested July 25 in Toronto and has been deported, the Winnipeg Free Press reported. Herrera and 29 […]
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2 (UPI) — The first mate of a tugboat involved in a fatal collision with an amphibious tour boat in Philadelphia pleaded guilty Monday during an emotional hearing. Matthew R. Devlin of Catskill, N.Y., admitted he was using his cellphone while he was responsible for steering the tugboat, which was moving a barge, […]
NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) — A cancer-stricken Ground Zero cleanup worker from Queens says he received a $0 settlement check. Edgar Galvis, 51, who suffered sinus problems, had trouble sleeping and later developed throat cancer after months of clearing dust and rubble from Merrill Lynch offices at the World Financial Center, received a settlement […]