Ex-senator, pitcher in scary plane skid

Ex-senator, pitcher in scary plane skid

ST. LOUIS, March 28 (UPI) -- Ballplayer Adam Wainwright, ex-Sen. Christopher Bond and 140 other passengers got a scare, but ended up laughing after a plane skidded off a St. Louis runway.
Detainees returning to battlefield

Detainees returning to battlefield

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A report on former detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, should prompt the Obama administration to change its mind about closing the facility, a lawmaker says.

New call for sanctions over Iran missile

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- A Republican U.S. senator said Sunday Iran's latest missile test shows that the world should immediately move on to sanctions rather than try to negotiate.

Younger McCain's Iraq duty accents father

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., April 6 (UPI) -- Support of the Iraq war by presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain is underscored by his son's service in Iraq's Anbar province, backers say.

Report: Warrantless surveillance legal

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush's authority to conduct warrantless electronic surveillance comes from the Constitution, a partisan congressional report says.

Republicans leery of China 3Com merger

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives said they are suspicious of a proposed merger giving China a share in the 3Com computer security company.

Pentagon: Mental illnesses 'pre-existing'

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Pentagon officials are blaming some mental health discharges of U.S. troops in Iraq on what they call pre-existing mental conditions.

GOP sees Iraq assessment as too vague

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- Congressional Republicans are downplaying the value of a 2003 intelligence assessment predicting widespread violence in U.S-occupied Iraq and Afghanistan.

Overwhelming vote on U.S. attorneys

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate voted 94-2 Tuesday to strip U.S. President George Bush of the power to bypass the confirmation process for U.S. attorneys.

Cult horror film getting own musical

NEW YORK, July 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. cult horror film "The Evil Dead" will soon be adapted as an off-Broadway musical, set to begin performances later this year.

Mass. lobbies for biotech firm grants

BOSTON, March 24 (UPI) -- Massachusetts officials are lobbying for a federal law that would permit small biotech companies to compete for government research grants.

U.S. lawmakers to Iraqi leaders: Shape up

BAGHDAD, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. congressmen told Iraq's political leaders they need to start showing some progress before the United States loses its patience and goes home.

U.S. highway funding bill remains stalled

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A bipartisan effort in the Senate to extend federal highway spending for six months has raised the specter of a stalled six-year bill.

Senate rejects fuel-efficiency bill

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate has rejected a proposal to require dramatically more efficient cars and trucks as a way to conserve oil.

Citizens should vote, but only once

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- A voter fraud bill currently in conference committee in Congress would guarantee that every citizen have the right to vote, but only once, in an election.
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Christopher Bond
Sen. Christopher Bond, R-MO, speaks during a news conference where Smith Electric Vehicles U.S. presented keys to the world's largest battery-electric powered commercial delivery and work trucks to several Fortune 500 Companies on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 28, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Christopher Godfrey Bond (born 1945) is a British playwright whose 1970 retelling of the Victorian tale Sweeney Todd formed the basis of Stephen Sondheim's musical of the same name, with book by Hugh Wheeler. He currently lives in West Cornwall.

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