Hasan says he may hire Ramsey Clark to defend him

Hasan says he may hire Ramsey Clark to defend him

FORT HOOD, Texas, July 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan told a military judge he may hire former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark to defend him in his court-martial on murder charges.

Catholic nun asked to stop worshiping at breakaway church

CLEVELAND, June 20 (UPI) -- A Cleveland nun was told by her order she risked expulsion for praying at a church outside the Catholic Church's authority, the congregation's newsletter said.

Alleged Washington gunman had violent juvenile background

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., April 24 (UPI) -- A Washington man who allegedly killed four people before police shot and killed him Sunday had a background of violence when he was a minor, police said.

Hood, integrated University of Ala., dies

GADSDEN, Ala., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- James Hood, one of the first black students to attend the University of Alabama, has died at his home in Gadsden, Ala., a funeral home official said. He was 70.
Libertarian Party buoyant; Greens hopeful

Libertarian Party buoyant; Greens hopeful

Cravings for less Washington gave the Libertarian presidential entrant a record vote count while a tight Obama-Romney race hurt the Green Party, officials said.
GERRY HARRINGTON, United Press International

Man caught in avalanche dies in hospital

TRUCKEE, Calif., March 2 (UPI) -- A man killed by an avalanche possibly triggered as he and two companions climbed a California mountain was identified as Benjamin Brackett, authorities said.

TD Bank Group to buy Chrysler Financial

TORONTO, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- TD Bank Group said Tuesday it had agreed to purchase Chrysler Financial for $6.3 billion, moving solidly to extend its U.S. auto lending.

TD Bank chief refuses $10.1M severance

TORONTO, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Toronto-Dominion Bank's chief has refused to accept up to $10.1 million in severance pay as part of a contract extension, the Canadian bank said Friday.

Eaglet undergoes operation to repair beak

WAYNESBORO, Va., July 13 (UPI) -- An eaglet at the Wildlife Center of Virginia has undergone a successful operation to repair its misshapen beak, the center's president says.

Canada's TD Bank to buy Commerce Bancorp

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Canada’s Toronto-Dominion Bank said Tuesday it would buy New Jersey’s Commerce Bancorp Inc. for $8.5 billion in stock and cash.

Atlanta Speedway suffers tornado damage

ATLANTA, July 7 (UPI) -- Officials at Atlanta Motor Speedway said Thursday that a tornado Wednesday evening caused damage to the track.

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories

Changes possssssible for NASCAR races

CONCORD, N.C., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The uneasy alliance between Bruton Smith and NASCAR took an unusual twist Tuesday when NASCAR chairman Bill France Jr. said if Texas Motor Speedway wants an add