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LOS ANGELES, July 9 (UPI) -- A California man jailed three times for raping about 40 women is a public safety risk and should not be released, a Los Angeles County supervisor said.

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Probe of cash for honors leads nowhere

LONDON, July 20 (UPI) -- After a 16-month investigation that cost British taxpayers $1.6 million, the Labor Party's cash for honors scandal completely fizzled out.

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LONDON, April 21 (UPI) -- British police recommend prosecuting a Labor Party official in a simmering cash-for-honors scandal unfolding within the party.

Blair aide questioned in peerage scandal

LONDON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Scotland Yard investigators questioned a senior aide to British Prime Minister Tony Blair this week regarding the ongoing cash-for-peerages scandal.

Report: DA in SoCal under scrutiny

SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- An Orange County, Calif., grand jury has been taking testimony for more than a month as part of an investigation that apparently focuses on allegations of political favoritism on the part of District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, it was reported Friday.

Christopher Evans (born 1951) is a British science fiction writer and children's author. His novels include Capella's Golden Eyes (1980), The Insider (1981), Mortal Remains (1995) and Ice Tower (2000). He is the co-editor (with Robert Holdstock) of three original SF anthologies, Other Edens (1987), Other Edens II (1988) and Other Edens III (1989).

In 1993 Christopher Evans won the BSFA award for the novel Aztec Century, which Iain M. Banks described as 'intelligent, finely written, and towards the end, absolutely nail-biting.'

In addition to his works for younger readers (often written under a pseudonym), he also provided the tie-in novelisation for Joe Dante's Oscar-winning feature film Innerspace, (produced by Steven Spielberg).

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