LAPD, USC beef up campus security

LOS ANGELES, April 27 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Police Department is reinforcing security around the University of Southern California following the deaths of two students near campus.

Video reviewed in USC students' slayings

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- Los Angeles police said they were reviewing surveillance video footage for clues about a shooting that left two college students from China dead.
Poll: Second place up for grabs in NH

Poll: Second place up for grabs in NH

DURHAM, N.H., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney has a solid lead going into the New Hampshire primary but the race for second remains up for grabs, a New Hampshire poll released Monday suggests.
Occupy groups seek restraining orders

Occupy groups seek restraining orders

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Hundreds of students and faculty members temporarily shut down a University of California regents meeting Monday in an Occupy protest of tuition hikes.

COL BKB: Butler 83, Marian 54

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Shelvin Mack pumped in 20 points Saturday, helping No. 18 Butler get its season off to a good start with an 83-54 victory over Marian.

Missing Mich. boy found at amusement park

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- A missing 11-year-old mentally disabled Michigan boy has been found at an Ohio amusement park and a former neighbor arrested, authorities said.

Memphis Zoo awaiting baby elephant birth

MEMPHIS, June 4 (UPI) -- Employees at the Memphis Zoo say they're preparing for their African elephant Asali to give birth to the zoo's newest addition.

Teen gets life for stomping Asian man

BOLTON, England, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- An English teenager who filmed himself boasting of an assault on an Asian man that triggered a fatal asthma attack was sentenced Thursday to at least 13 years.

Cold study has some hot under collar

LONDON, July 24 (UPI) -- Medical trials for research into the common cold at a budget motel chain in Britain are being held under safe conditions, the chain's spokesman said.

Overdraft ruling hits British banks

LONDON, April 24 (UPI) -- A judge in Britain has ruled against British banks in a case involving overdraft charges, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported Thursday.

Iraq recedes as issue in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Presidential candidates campaigning in New Hampshire have found that voters are more concerned with domestic economic anxieties than with the Iraq War.

All bodies in skydiving crash found

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The task of recovering the bodies of a pilot and nine skydivers killed when their plane crashed in a wooded area near Boise, Idaho, was completed Tuesday.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Tree endangered by sex-enhancement rumor ... Paralyzed woman offers foregiveness ... Man's love of reading costs him his home ... Fluffy the boa constrictor is missing ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Paralyzed woman offers foregiveness

EDINBURGH, Scotland, July 26 (UPI) -- A man avoided a jail term in Scotland because the woman left paralyzed when hit by a traffic cone he tossed from a bridge offered her forgiveness in court.

LAPD investigates patient dumping

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Police Department has opened a criminal investigation into allegations that a local hospital has been illegally leaving patients on skid row.

Silver dollars perplex LAPD

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Los Angeles police have confiscated silver dollar coins from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries being sold in the city's Skid Row area.

Briton accused of Congo war crimes

LONDON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- A British man is accused of sanctioning bombing raids during the deadly war in Africa's Congo seven years ago, it was reported Sunday.

Study: Shift work patterns bad for health

LONDON, April 20 (UPI) -- Two British government studies have found split work shifts can increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes, New Scientist reports.

Britain to curb benefits for EU migrants

LONDON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The British cabinet has agreed on limitations of benefits for immigrants from former Iron Curtain countries, The Independent reported Wednesday.

White House announces award recipients

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- President George W. and Laura Bush presented the 2003 National Medal of Arts Wednesday at a ceremony inside the Oval Office.

Arkansas 31, North Texas 7

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Cedric Cobbs had two touchdown runs and 18th-ranked Arkansas scored three TDs in a 2:40 span of the second quarter Saturday to coast past North Texas, 31-7.

Employee Benefits and Ownership Pt.1

Aligning the interests of management and shareholders in the West by issuing stock options to the former - has failed miserably. Options are frequently re-priced in line with the decline in share prices, thus denuding them of their main incentive.
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Health Tips

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ALEX CUKAN, UPI Health Writer
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