13 alleged hackers charged with attacks on anti-piracy groups

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Virginia prosecutors said they have charged 13 alleged hackers for cyber attacks on institutions that would not process donations to WikiLeaks.

Detective acquitted of lying about mobster

MELBOURNE, March 30 (UPI) -- A former Australian police officer was acquitted Friday of lying to investigators about his relationship to a mobster beaten to death in prison in 2010.

Drug kingpin buried in gold coffin

ESSENDON, Australia, April 30 (UPI) -- A former Australian drug kingpin, killed in prison last week, was buried Friday in an oversized gold casket valued at $30,000.

Mobster fatally beaten in prison attack

MELBOURNE, April 19 (UPI) -- Australian mobster Carl Williams died Monday after being attacked in a prison where he was serving 35 years for killing rivals, officials said.

Two jockeys injured when horse collapses

PHOENIX, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Two jockeys injured in an accident during a weekend race at Turf Paradise Race Course in Phoenix were released from the hospital, the track said Monday.

ICRC to support Fischer-Tropsch fuel tests

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Virginia-based Integrated Concepts and Research Corp. announced it has been subcontracted to support the U.S. Air Force Advanced Power Technology Office.

U.S. stocks finish up at closing bell

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. stock indexes closed higher Tuesday, lifted by technology stocks and expectations of more positive earnings reports.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.

Crime boss' wife likes 'Sopranos'

MELBOURNE, July 2 (UPI) -- The wife of a reputed Australian drug boss says she likes to watch "The Sopranos," the American cable TV crime series, because it reminds her of home.

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