Army funds development of new antibiotics

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. military is funding research to design new systemic antibiotics to counter certain pathogens that are showing resistance to current antibiotics.

Body found in SF hospital's stairwell may be missing patient

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- A woman's body was found Tuesday in a stairwell of a San Francisco hospital where a female patient disappeared two weeks ago, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Northrop adds Australian suppliers

CANBERRA, Australia, May 24 (UPI) -- Three Australian companies have joined Northrop Grumman's global supply chain network, gaining $7.4 million in contracts.

Denver boy's first haircut is for cousin

DENVER, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A 10-year-old boy from Denver says he got his hair cut for the first time to help make a wig for his bald 3-year-old cousin.

Suspect in cadet's disappearance marries

CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The prime suspect in the disappearance of a police cadet in Florida has married a woman he began dating just after the cadet's disappearance, police said.

Missing police cadet's boyfriend a suspect

CLEARWATER, Fla., June 15 (UPI) -- Florida investigators say the boyfriend of a missing police cadet is a suspect in her disappearance and presumed killing.

Florida police cadet missing 4 days

INDIAN ROCKS BEACH, Fla., March 16 (UPI) -- A Florida police cadet has been missing since Saturday, and her live-in boyfriend won't talk, law enforcement authorities said.

Northrop Grumman naval unit names new VP

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. company Northrop Grumman says it has selected a new Naval and Marine Systems Division vice president and general manager.

Sikhs file rights complaint over hard hats

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 1 (UPI) -- A human rights grievance has been filed against a Canadian forestry company demanding Sikhs wear hard hats while working in British Columbia.

NG wins MSC gear trains contract

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. company Northrop Grumman said Tuesday it has won a new gear train contract for MSC T-AOE 6 fast combat ships.

Muslim convicted for cartoon protest

LONDON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A British Muslim has been convicted for soliciting murder for his part in a protest against cartoons caricaturing Mohammed run by a Danish newspaper.

U.K. cleric Hamza guilty of incitement

LONDON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A London jury found Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri guilty Tuesday of 11 of 15 counts of preaching racial hatred and incitement to murder.

Imam allegedly told followers to kill

LONDON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- The prosecution in the trial in Britain of Abu Hamza told the court the Muslim cleric encouraged his followers to kill those he deemed to be non-believers.

Ford sued over police cruisers

DETROIT, July 3 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. Wednesday faced a class action suit filed by a group of county officials in Texas aimed at forcing the No. 2 automaker to make safety improvements to 25,000 Crown Victoria police cruisers in the state.
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