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UPI horse racing weekend preview

UPI horse racing weekend preview

Treve, Australia, Lexie Lou and others star in a jam-packed weekend of quality racing.
Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer
Groom, two others arrested in wedding party brawl

Groom, two others arrested in wedding party brawl

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 2 (UPI) --Pittsburgh police said a groom and two others were arrested following a wedding reception brawl that began with the groom flirting with a pregnant waitress.
Ben Hooper

Corporate tax reform plan is step in right direction

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- After years of waiting, U.S. taxpayers, workers and businesses should be encouraged by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp's proposal to overhaul the outdated U.S. corporate tax code.
DAVID WILLIAMS, UPI Outside View Commentator

Trade could equal pressure for Myanmar

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- The heavy hand of the military in Myanmar may be at the heart of the country's developmental woes, political observers say.

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Inspector General: USPS bailout or shutdown

Inspector General: USPS bailout or shutdown

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The troubled U.S. Postal Service has reached its own debt ceiling and will go out of business this year unless Congress rescues it, the inspector general said.

'Preppers' prepare for the worst

GULFPORT, Miss., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- We evidently dodged the Mayan end-of-the-world bullet, but so-called preppers in the United States say they'll stay prepared nonetheless.

London backs small-scale renewables

LONDON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The British government said it was listening to business leaders and keeping support for small-scale renewable energy projects on the table.
New map of Jupiter moon shows volcanoes

New map of Jupiter moon shows volcanoes

PHOENIX, March 20 (UPI) -- A geologic map of Jupiter's moon Io shows some of the most geologically unique and active volcanoes ever documented in the solar system, U.S. researchers say.
USPS proposes lengthening service standard

USPS proposes lengthening service standard

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- As expected, the U.S. Postal Service proposed to move first-class mail delivery to a 2-3 day standard to try to help turn around its cash problems.

Voters reject collective-bargaining limits

Voters Tuesday rejected an Ohio collective bargaining law and a Mississippi anti-abortion measure and recalled the writer of Arizona's anti-immigration law.
By United Press International

Democratic Gov. Beshear carrying Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Democrat Steve Beshear led by 26 percentage points Tuesday with about half the votes counted in his bid for a second term as Kentucky governor.
Election Day 2011 may yield clues to 2012

Election Day 2011 may yield clues to 2012

Voters Tuesday decided, among other things, whether to repeal Ohio's new collective bargaining law and whether to pass Mississippi's personhood amendment.
By United Press International

Ky. leader seeks probe of race traffic jam

FRANKFORT, Ky., July 11 (UPI) -- A Kentucky legislative leader Monday called for hearings in the wake of a massive traffic jam before last week's inaugural Quaker State 400 Sprint Cup race.

'Inept' bomb plotters sentenced

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- A New York judge has sentenced three Muslim converts he called "inept" to 25 years in prison for plotting to bomb synagogues and shoot down military aircraft.
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U.S. President George W. Bush met with makers of vaccines in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Oct. 7, 2005, in part to discuss how to combat the threat of a bird flu pandemic. From left are David Mott, president and CEO of MedImmune, David Williams, CEO of Aventis Pasteur, the President, Jean-Pierre Garnier, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline and Howard Pien, chairman, president and CEO of Chiron Corp. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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David Williams (1709 – 5 April 1784) was an Independent minister and schoolmaster. His pupils included the philosopher David Williams, with whom he is sometimes confused.

Williams was born in Pwll-y-pant near Caerphilly. He studied for the ministry at the Carmarthen Academy, and in 1734 became minister of a chapel in Cardiff. In 1739, he took over the newly-built "Watford" chapel, where he entertained Howell Harris shortly afterwards. Williams and Harris later quarrelled, and the Methodist members of Williams' congregation formed a separate unit. His first wife, Mary, died in 1745, and he re-married, another Mary. One of his sons, Thomas Williams, took over from him as minister at Watford.

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