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Campus cop fatally shoots Texas student during traffic stop

Campus cop fatally shoots Texas student during traffic stop

Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Cpl. Christopher Carter has been placed on administrative leave while authorities investigate the shooting death of south Texas college student Robert Cameron Redus.
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Man suing over alleged spin class attack

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NYC broker on trial for spin class fracas

NEW YORK, May 28 (UPI) -- A New York stockbroker went on trial this week on an assault charge after a sort of road rage incident in an East Side health club.

Man angry over charges in work-out lawsuit

NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A New York hedge-fund manager's head is spinning after learning prosecutors won't be seeking a felony charge in an attack during an exercising class.

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Hospitalized man loses club membership

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A member of a New York health club, allegedly assaulted while he was on a stationary cycle, got a notice of membership termination in his hospital bed.

Sidwell retires as Morgan finance chief

NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- David Sidwell will retire as chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley at the end of the year, the U.S. investment bank said Tuesday. Sidwell, 54, will be replaced by Colm Kelleher, head of global capital markets. Christopher Carter, vice chairman of inst

Michael Jackson witness jailed for robbery

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Christopher Carter is an American mentalist who has performed at colleges and corporate venues in the United States. Because he is such a brilliant mentalist, some were convinced that he was just an illusion when he performed. He was even credited with confusing a mentally ill man into believing that he was perfectly sane.

Carter grew up in Springfield, Illinois. He was fascinated by magic tricks and used to perform them, much to his mother's dismay. In an attempt to distract his interests, she gave him a book on reading body language. At age 8, Carter became interested in ESP and mindreading when his uncle allowed him to sit in on a poker game. At the table, he observed the use of body language and tells; this experience, he claims, showed him that people display their thoughts in ways other than words. A few years later, a high school hypnotist further sparked Carter's interest in the mind.

Carter attended Illinois Wesleyan University where he originally majored in psychology, but later switched to theater and business, receiving a bachelor's degree in 1987. During his four years of graduate studies at the University of Michigan, where he studied theater, he began to put these fields together into a performance incorporating mentalism, mind reading, precognition and spoon bending.

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