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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 2 (UPI) — Andy Murray defeated world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets Friday and will meet Roger Federer in the finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) — Leonard Nimoy’s voice will be featured in an upcoming episode of the U.S. sitcom “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS said Friday.
BRUSSELS, March 2 (UPI) — A treaty to curb fiscal mismanagement was signed Friday by a majority of European Union countries, officials said.
LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands, March 2 (UPI) — The Special Tribunal for Lebanon announced Friday it was seeking to amend an indictment in its case in the assassination of Rafik Hariri.
NASHVILLE, March 2 (UPI) — Tornadoes and other storms in parts of Alabama Friday snapped power lines, damaged property and prompted school officials to end classes early.
DETROIT, March 2 (UPI) — A young man arrested Friday was accused of assaulting and injuring an 86-year-old World War II veteran Feb. 22 and stealing his car, Detroit police said.
MOSCOW, March 2 (UPI) — It’s no surprise that Russian people would direct general criticism of the government at the political party in power, the Russian prime minister said.
WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) — Korean Buddhist and Christian leaders are to brief U.S. officials on current humanitarian aid projects in North Korea.
LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) — Canadian-born pop star Justin Bieber is celebrating his 18th birthday by buying California mansions for himself and his mother, TMZ said.
BRUSSELS, March 2 (UPI) — Producer prices in the European Union rose 0.7 percent in January from December, Eurostat, the region’s data office, said Friday.
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 2 (UPI) — Timothy Buzbee, who has spent three decades in prison for a series of rapes in Maryland, was sentenced to three additional life terms, officials said.
MONTREAL, March 2 (UPI) — A Canadian meat producer is recalling hot dogs in Ontario and Quebec that may be contaminated with listeria, federal inspectors say.
NEW YORK, March 2 (UPI) — Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney says he doesn’t care if some people think he is gay because he has no plans to marry and supports gay causes.
MOBILE, Ala., March 2 (UPI) — Searchers who recovered three bodies after a helicopter crash off the Alabama coast suspended their search for a fourth man, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
KOMOTINI, Greece, March 2 (UPI) — A hostage incident in Greece ended Friday when a fired worker surrendered after allegedly shooting and wounding three people at a factory, authorities said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 2 (UPI) — Somali and African Union forces have taken control of a base used by al-Shabaab forces outside of Mogadishu, an AU commander said.
LONDON, March 2 (UPI) — The Purchasing Managers Index for Britain’s construction sector rose in February, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply said.
WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) — Sudan and South Sudan are drifting further from commitments outlined in a 2005 peace agreement, the U.S. State Department warned.
CAIRO, March 2 (UPI) — Amnesty International is urging Egyptian officials to drop all charges against aid group members on trial for allegedly violating the country’s association law.
OAKLAND, Calif., March 2 (UPI) — A motorcyclist traveling at high speed died in Oakland, Calif., after he crashed his bike into a guardrail and plummeted from an overpass, officials said.
LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) — A Los Angeles doctor accused in the prescription drug overdose deaths of three patients was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, authorities said.
BRUSSELS, March 2 (UPI) — European leaders signed a new deal in a bid to salvage the eurozone amid continuing fears that new debt and liquidity crises could hit the region amid continuing financial and political uncertainties.