Murray State Racers defeat Pacific Tigers 98-75

Cameron Payne scored 21 points as the Murray State Racers defeated the Pacific Tigers 98-75.

Hastings, Boehner ally, to retire from House

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The chairman of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., said Thursday he plans to retire at the end of the year.

COL BKB: Gonzaga 86, Pacific 64

SPOKANE, Wash., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Drew Barham and Kevin Pangos each put in 16 points Saturday, sparking 21st-ranked Gonzaga over Pacific 86-64.

Man finds Viking ring in Northern Ireland field

KIRCUBBIN, Northern Ireland, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A man in Northern Ireland says an object his wife mistook for an old bull ring turned out to be a silver Viking ring from between the 10th and 12th centuries.

Rotting whale carcass lures visitors

ROCKPORT, Mass., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The carcass of a 54-foot finback whale that washed up in Rockport, Mass., is being disposed of the natural way, officials say.

Office workers asked to go naked

NEWCASTLE, England, July 2 (UPI) -- A British business consultant said he was able to improve a firm's productivity by convincing office staff to work for one day in the nude.

Banker David Taylor dies at 79

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., March 12 (UPI) -- David Taylor, a banker credited with saving Continental Illinois when bad loans in oil and energy brought it to the edge of collapse, has died in California.

Family blames problems on Lotto win

SYDNEY, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Members of an Australian family that won a $10 million Oz Lotto jackpot say the winnings have managed to tear their lives apart.

USAF provides UNAMID support

KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The U.N. African Union Mission in Darfur has started receiving much-needed airlift support from the United States.

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Aussie motorists flaunt phone laws

MELBOURNE, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Motorists in Melbourne are still ignoring safety campaigns and the possibility of stiff penalties for talking on their mobile phones while driving.

Rapper Max B being held on murder charges

HACKENSACK, N.J., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Rapper Charly "Max B" Wingate of the group Dipset is being held on $2 million bail on robbery and murder charges linked to a killing in New Jersey last year. The 28-year-old rapper is one of the suspects in the slaying of a man in the city of Fort Lee las

Max B charged in robbery death

FORT LEE, N.J., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Max B, a sometimes performer with hip-hoppers Dipset, has been arrested in a Fort Lee, N.J., motel killing.

dotMobi extends trademark registration

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 10 (UPI) -- dotMobi said Monday it will be extending the Trademark Sunrise Registration till September 22 for owners of IP.

Man charged with 'Yorkshire Ripper' hoax

LEEDS, England, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- A British window cleaner has denied sending hoax letters and an audiotape during the hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper in the 1970s.
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