Christian hotel owners to go to European Court in discrimination case

LLANDRINDOD WELLS, Wales, March 16 (UPI) -- Bed-and-breakfast hotel owners in Wales, accused of discriminating against gay couples, say they will take their case to the European Court of Human Rights.

Origin and Beach ink $1 billion gas deal

SYDNEY, April 10 (UPI) -- An agreement between two major Australian energy companies for the purchase of natural gas for domestic use could be worth more than $1 billion.
Obama to take on mortgage market

Obama to take on mortgage market

WASHINGTON, June 16 (UPI) -- The Obama administration is set to tell U.S. mortgage lenders they must keep a portion of loans they sell to share in the risks, a Treasury spokesman said.

Treasury says aid can go to some insurers

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- A U.S. Treasury Department spokesman confirmed some life insurance companies were among firms considered eligible for federal bailout funds.

Congressman seeks review of bailout rules

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- A New York congressman says he'll review the Obama administration's decision to sidestep some restrictions imposed by Congress on bailout funds.

Man, 49, suspected in missing girl case

LONDON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A 49-year-old Briton may be with a missing 15-year-old girl he may have met in an Internet chat room, police in Lincolnshire county say.

Unwary drug dealers deliver pot to police

CLEVELAND, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Lousy timing led to the arrest of two men who allegedly tried to deliver marijuana to a house that was being searched by Cleveland police. Kevin Gyles and Andrew Williams apparently did not notice the two marked police cars parked outside the home and the

British mull partial Iraq troop reduction

AL AMARAH, Iraq, June 8 (UPI) -- A British commander in Iraq says a reduction in troop numbers in one part of southern Iraq could begin in three to four months.

A Blast from the Past

Authorities revealed that 15-year-old Charles Andrew Williams had "joked" about shooting up his high school in the San Diego suburb or Santee, Calif., a few days before he proved it was no joke. On this date in 2001, Williams opened fire at school, killin
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