Boy allowed to bring 'My Little Pony' backpack back to school

Boy allowed to bring 'My Little Pony' backpack back to school

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 21 (UPI) -- A North Carolina woman said school officials lifted the ban on her 9-year-old son's "My Little Pony" backpack and are introducing new anti-bullying measures.

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Policeman faces attempted murder charges

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Attempted aggravated murder charges have been filed against an Oregon policeman following an off-duty incident that involved other officers, police said.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.
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Scientists to follow disappearing penguins

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, June 12 (UPI) -- New Zealand scientists say they want to try to solve the mystery of the disappearance of a rapidly declining penguin species every winter.

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Barbados premier, 48, dies; no cause given

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson has died at age 48, the government announced Saturday.

Accused wife-killer apologizes to daughter

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A Detroit-area man wrote a letter of apology to his 10-year-old daughter after fatally stabbing his wife, police said.

High court blocks Prop 8 video streaming

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday blocked remote broadcasts of a federal court trial in San Francisco on California's gay-marriage ban.

Mom's body found in crawl space, baby dead

TIGARD, Ore., June 7 (UPI) -- A Tigard, Ore., woman was arrested after police found a woman's body in the crawl space of a home and a dying baby elsewhere in the house, authorities said.

Police: Man called 911 over McD's order

ALOHA, Ore., May 28 (UPI) -- Authorities in Washington County, Ore., said a man arrested for misuse of 911 allegedly called the emergency number to report his fast food order was incorrect.

Bar brawl started with karaoke slap

BEAVERTON, Ore., May 5 (UPI) -- Authorities in Oregon said a bar brawl that required 12 police officers to break it up started when a man slapped a woman singing karaoke.

Tampering possible in bleacher collapse

HILLSBORO, Ore., June 2 (UPI) -- Police on Monday were investigating possible tampering in the collapse of some metal bleachers during a sixth-grade class picture event in Oregon.

Caribbean leaders hold talks with Bush

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush Thursday met with leaders of the Bahamas, Barbados and Belize for talks on trade, tourism and security.

N.J. has high percentage of millionaires

RHINEBECK, N.Y., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- One out of every 15 New Jersey households has $1 million or more in assets, giving the state the highest percentage of millionaires in the country.
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David Thompson

David John Howard Thompson, QC, MP (25 December 1961 – 23 October 2010) was the sixth Prime Minister of Barbados from January 2008 until his death from pancreatic cancer on 23 October 2010.

Thompson is the third sitting Prime Minister of Barbados to die in office following the deaths of Tom Adams in 1985 and Errol Barrow in 1987. He is also the 7th head of government of a CARICOM country to die in office since CARICOM was founded in 1973.

Thompson was born in London to Charles Thompson, an Afro-Barbadian porter and painter, and Margaret Knight, a White Barbadian secretary and nurse. Both parents remained strong influences in Thompson's life. Thompson was brought up with his six siblings at Fitts Village, Saint James.

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