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Thailand PM condemns attacks that killed three people

BANGKOK, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra condemned weekend attacks on anti-government protesters that killed three people, including two children.

Dozens injured in two days of anti-government protests in Thailand

BANGKOK, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Thai police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters Monday in violence described as the country's worst political unrest since 2010, officials say.
Nurse stabbed to death at Texas hospital

Nurse stabbed to death at Texas hospital

Nov. 26 (UPI) -- A stabbing spree at Good Shepherd Medical Center in east Texas left one nurse dead and four people injured.
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Eight workers killed in fire in Russia

MOSCOW, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Eight people died early Sunday after fire broke out in a building that housed construction workers near the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, officials said.

ATVs aren't toys, parents should supervise

HOUSTON, July 10 (UPI) -- Children riding all-terrain vehicles need to be carefully supervised, a U.S. emergency medicine doctor cautioned.

911 calls vanishing on Chicago system

CHICAGO, March 27 (UPI) -- A $6 million upgrade to Chicago's 911 emergency dispatch system contains glitches that cause stacked-up calls to disappear from computer screens, workers say.

Five cities test new 911 system

WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) -- A new national emergency system that takes advantage of the latest technology is being tested in five cities across the United States, officials say.

Nice to support Houston emergency system

RA'ANANA, Israel, June 30 (UPI) -- Houston security authorities have contracted Nice Systems to support the Houston Emergency Center with communication technologies.

Radiation response network launched

VIENNA, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The Austria-based International Atomic Energy Agency announced the launch of a nuclear emergency response network after pledges of assistance from four states.

Child makes 287 calls to 911

CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill., July 5 (UPI) -- Emergency dispatchers in Carpentersville, Ill., say a child playing with a deactivated cell phone dialed 911 emergency 287 times.
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