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Lawmaker Calls For Investigation Of Graves

ANKARA, Turkey, Aug. 23 (UPI) — The Turkish parliament should investigate mass graves found in the eastern part of the country, an opposition leader said Tuesday. Huseyin Agu of the Republican People’s Party, usually known by its Turkish acronym CHP, said at a news conference the country must “confront the reality of mass graves, which […]

Cypriot Leaders Back At Table

NICOSIA, Cyprus, Aug. 23 (UPI) — The presidents of the Greek and Turkish sections of Cyprus returned to the negotiating table Tuesday after a three-week hiatus. The last session, scheduled for Aug. 5, was canceled because Cyprus President Demetris Christofias was in the midst of a political crisis, World Bulletin reported. Christofias has been under […]

Rising Number Of Squatters In Detroit

DETROIT, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Detroit officials say complaints about squatters have tripled in recent years but Michigan law makes it difficult to remove illegal residents. There are more than 100,000 vacant properties throughout Detroit, many of which are increasingly being taken over by squatters, The Detroit News reported Tuesday. City Ombudsman Durene Brown says […]

U.S. Releases Plan To Cut Red Tape

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 (UPI) — The Obama administration introduced a plan Tuesday for U.S. regulatory reform that officials say would save $10 billion in the next five years. Among the 500 changes proposed are easing the visa application process, speeding up payment to Defense Department contractors and eliminating 100 regulations in the Department of Transportation, […]

New Lethal Injection Drug Combo Is Constitutional

MIAMI, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Florida’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday a barbiturate can be used in the state’s lethal injection cocktail and the execution of a convicted killer can proceed. The drug, pentobarbital, came into question when lawyers representing Manuel Valle, who was scheduled to be executed Aug. 2, argued that the use of the […]

Doctor Guilty In Medicare Fraud Scheme

MIAMI, Aug. 23 (UPI) — A Miami-area doctor pleaded guilty Tuesday to his role in a scheme to bilk Medicare out of about $25 million, U.S.prosecutors said. Jose Nunez, 63, who owns two medical offices, prescribed medically unnecessary services, including home health and therapy prescriptions, care plans and medical certifications, from about January 2006 until […]

Police: Boys Smash Windows Of 140 Vehicles

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Three boys arrested in Minneapolis allegedly smashed windows of more than 140 vehicles, causing $100,000 to $200,000 damage, police said. The suspects — ages 11, 15 and 16 — were taken into custody about 10:15 p.m. Monday when police spotted a vehicle that matched the description of the one they […]

Man Drags Dog To Death Behind Car

DALARNA, Sweden, Aug. 23 (UPI) — An elderly Swedish man inadvertently dragged his dog to death behind his car, officials say. The man, 84, pulled over at a rest stop in Dalarna, Sweden, to let his dog relieve itself, The Local reported Tuesday. He then tied the dog to the tow-bar of his car while […]

Merkel: Serbia Should Be In EU

BELGRADE, Serbia, Aug. 23 (UPI) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday at a news conference in Belgrade she believes Serbia belongs in the European Union. Merkel appeared with President Boris Tadic after meeting with him, Tanjug reported. “We believe that Serbia’s place is in Europe. We acknowledge and commend the courage demonstrated on that […]

U.S. Agents Rescue 16 Illegal Immigrants

EDINBURGH, Texas, Aug. 23 (UPI) — U.S. Border Patrol agents have rescued 16 illegal immigrants from soaring temperatures in southern Texas. The first rescue was made Saturday after an illegal immigrant contacted the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office through a 911 call for assistance, the U.S. Border Patrol said in a release. The sheriff’s office passed […]

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