Uncle charged with raping, killing Kentucky teen in 1999

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- A man was indicted Wednesday in Kentucky on charges of raping and killing his niece 14 years ago.

Head of body armor company gets 17 years for massive fraud

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The former chief executive of a company that makes body armor for the U.S. military was sentenced to 17 years in prison for orchestrating a $200 million fraud.

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The author suggests helping Stef Wertheimer with his "Marshall Parks" economic plan for the Middle East.
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Obama: 'Not a lot' think they're victims

Obama: 'Not a lot' think they're victims

COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama, responding Tuesday to controversial statements by Republican rival Mitt Romney, said "not a lot of people" think they are victims.

Indicted former exec to get out of jail

NEW YORK, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- David Brooks, the indicted former chief executive of New York's DHB Industries, hopes to be out on bail shortly.

Gates: ‘I don’t know’ if invasion worth it

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he doesn’t know if the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 was the right thing to do, ABC News reported Wednesday.

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Today's bar mitzvahs a lavish celebration

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- New York is the bar and bat mitzvah capital of the world, where hundreds of the Jewish coming-of-age parties routinely top $100,000 each year, a report said.

Stanton resigns as Baylor AD

WACO, Texas, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- In the wake of the continuing scandal surrounding the men's basketball team at Baylor, Athletic Director Tom Stanton has stepped down.

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Analysis: The green-eyed capitalist

SKOPJE, Macedonia, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Conservative sociologists self-servingly marvel at the peaceful proximity of abject poverty and ostentatious affluence in American -- or, for that matter, Western -- cities.
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