Stranded whale being towed to open water from Canadian bay

CAPE BRETON, Nova Scotia, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- A whale trapped in a shallow cove in Nova Scotia was being towed to open waters Wednesday, a wildlife official said.

Smeared lord to sue Twitter users

LONDON, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Former Conservative politician Alister McAlpine said he will sue people who used Twitter to wrongly link him to a child sex abuse scandal in North Wales.

BBC, smeared lord work toward settlement

LONDON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Lord Alister McAlpine, the ex-Conservative politician wrongly accused in a child sex abuse scandal, will settle with the BBC on its reporting, his lawyer said.
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Coroner in Winehouse inquest resigns

Coroner in Winehouse inquest resigns

LONDON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Suzanne Greenaway, the London coroner who handled the inquest into singer Amy Winehouse's death, has resigned, officials said.

Beached pilot whale saved in Canada

YARMOUTH, Nova Scotia, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Fisheries officers helped move a beached pilot whale back into the water in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, officials said.

Doctor who made false charge reinstated

LONDON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Britain's General Medical Council has reinstated a pediatrician found guilty of serious professional misconduct for accusing a father of killing his two sons.

Lottery promotional stunt turns ugly

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- An Indiana state lottery promotion of releasing possible prize-bearing balloons nearly didn't get off the ground in Indianapolis when a crowd mobbed the podium.

Icebergs luring New Zealand air tourists

DUNEDIN, New Zealand, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A group of icebergs that drifted into New Zealand waters from Antarctica has become a magnet for helicopter tourism.

Inquest rules Gaza slaying was intentional

LONDON, April 10 (UPI) -- A British coroner's jury has ruled that a British man was unlawfully killed by an Israeli soldier in Gaza.

Jury rules British journalist was murdered

LONDON, April 6 (UPI) -- A London coroner's jury has delivered a verdict of murder in the shooting death of a British TV journalist by an Israeli soldier in Gaza. In a unanimous ruling at the end of a three-day inquest, the jury concluded that James Miller was murdered in May 200
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