Gun allegedly used to kill Texas prosecutor found in lake

Gun allegedly used to kill Texas prosecutor found in lake

April 2 (UPI) -- Gun found in Texas lake matches the weapon used to gun down an assistant Kaufman County district attorney in alleged revenge killing, affidavit says.
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Ex-justice of the peace, wife charged in Texas prosecutors' deaths

KAUFMAN, Texas, April 19 (UPI) -- A former justice of the peace was charged with the killings of Kaufman County, Texas, prosecutors, a day after his wife was charged in the case.

In affidavit, woman names husband as Kaufman County, Texas, killer

KAUFMAN, Texas, April 18 (UPI) -- The wife of a former justice of the peace told police her husband killed two Texas prosecutors and the wife of one of the victims, police records show.

Wife of ex-court official charged in prosecutors' deaths

KAUFMAN, Texas, April 17 (UPI) -- The wife of a former justice of the peace was charged Wednesday in the murders of two Texas prosecutors and the wife of one of them, officials say.

Ex-justice of peace to be charged in Texas prosecutor murders

KAUFMAN, Texas, April 15 (UPI) -- A former justice of the peace is expected to be charged with capital murder in the killings of two Texas prosecutors and the wife of one of them, officials say.

Suspect jailed in Texas prosecutor slayings

KAUFMAN, Texas, April 13 (UPI) -- A former justice of the peace was in jail Saturday as part of the investigation into the slayings of two Texas prosecutors, authorities said.

Police: Man said he would have smoked pot

LAWRENCE, Ind., March 20 (UPI) -- Police in Indiana said a suspect told officers he would have smoked the marijuana found in his car if he had known it was there.

E-waste increasing in developing world

TUCSON, May 3 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists said they've determined developing nations will produce at least twice as much electronic waste as developed countries by 2016.

Pastors hope to challenge church-state ban

BUENA PARK, Calif., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A group of U.S ministers said they would defy laws barring non-profits from campaigning from the pulpit, saying they hope to generate a test case.

Bobcats trade Ely to San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Charlotte Bobcats forward Melvin Ely is heading from North Carolina to Texas with his team trading him Tuesday to the San Antonio Spurs.

Ohio churches under challenge

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 25 (UPI) -- Some Ohio clergy members reportedly have complained to tax officials about two Ohio churches they say support a Republican candidate for governor.

Ohio group demands IRS action on churches

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 7 (UPI) -- Liberal clergy in Ohio accuse the Internal Revenue Service of bias for apparently ignoring a complaint against two conservative churches.

COL BKB: Minnesota 73, Wake Forest 58

MINNEAPOLIS, March 15 (UPI) -- Vincent Grier had 18 points and eight assists Wednesday night as Minnesota pounded Wake Forest, 73-58, in the first round of the NIT at Minneapolis.

COL BKB: Duke 78, Wake Forest 66

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 11 (UPI) -- J.J. Redick scored 20 points Saturday to help 3rd-ranked Duke beat Wake Forest, 78-66, in the ACC Tournament semifinals at Greensboro, N.C.

COL BKB: Wake Forest 82, N.C. State 71

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 10 (UPI) -- Eric Williams had 20 points and seven rebounds as Wake Forest pounded No. 22 N.C. State, 82-71, in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament at Greensboro.
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Eric Williams
BOS2000033105 - 31 MARCH 2000 - BOSTON , MASSACHUSETTS, USA: The Washington Wizards Mitch Richmond, front, gets inside the Boston Celtics Eric Williams while driving toward the basket at The Fleet Center in Boston. lkm/Lee K. Marriner UPI

Eric Eustace Williams (25 September 1911 – 29 March 1981) was the first Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago. He served from 1956 until his death in 1981. He was also a noted Caribbean historian.

Williams' father was a minor civil servant, and his mother was a descendant of the French Creole elite. He was educated at Queen's Royal College in Port of Spain, where he excelled at academics and football. He won an island scholarship in 1932 which allowed him to attend St Catherine's Society, Oxford (which later became St Catherine's College), where he was ranked first in the First Class of Oxford students graduating in History in 1935, while representing the university in soccer. In Inward Hunger, his autobiography, he described his experience of racism in Britain, and the impact on him of his travels in Germany after the Nazi seizure of power.

Williams went on to advanced research in history at Oxford, completing the D.Phil in 1938 under the supervision of Vincent Harlow. His doctoral thesis, The Economic Aspects of the Abolition of the Slave Trade and West Indian Slavery, was both a direct attack on the idea that moral and humanitarian motives were the key facts in the victory of British abolitionism, and a covert critique of the idea common in the 1930s, emanating in particular from the pen of Oxford Professor Reginald Coupland, that British imperialism was essentially propelled by humanitarian and benevolent impulses. Williams's argument owed much to the influence of C. L. R. James, whose The Black Jacobins, also completed in 1938, also offered an economic and geostrategic explanation for the rise of British abolitionism.

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