Men charged with abuse of corpse for digging up relatives' ashes

PORTLAND, Maine, Aug. 15 (UPI) --Three men who moved two relatives' ashes from one cemetery in Maine to another have been charged with abuse of a corpse.
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Pair rescued after treading 14 hours in Florida waters

Pair rescued after treading 14 hours in Florida waters

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 21 (UPI) --Sean McGovern and Mellisa Morris lucky to be alive after fisherman came across them treading water in ocean for 14 hours.
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Florida to host 'paradigm-shifting' ocean energy project

Florida to host 'paradigm-shifting' ocean energy project

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) --The U.S. government announced plans to work with Florida Atlantic University to test a system to get energy from ocean currents, the first of its kind.
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Prosecution says NATO 3 spoke of terror attack on Facebook

CHICAGO, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Prosecutors said Facebook comments between two activists showed they were gearing up for a confrontation with police at the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago.

Defendant asks to show sex tape of himself, wife to jury

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The Fort Lauderdale, Fla., trial of a man accused of mail fraud may include videotapes of sex acts between him and his wife to prove they are married, he said.

Trial on alleged terrorism during 2012 NATO summit begins

CHICAGO, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Lawyers for three men accused of plotting terrorist attacks during the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago said the men were loudmouths egged on by undercover police.
Tracy Morgan to replace Tori Spelling as Winterfest grand marshal

Tracy Morgan to replace Tori Spelling as Winterfest grand marshal

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Comedian Tracy Morgan is to replace Tori Spelling as grand marshal of the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., officials said.

Air ambulance returning to Mexico crashes after takeoff in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Two bodies were found after a medical flight crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Tuesday, officials said.

Loss of engine cowling at O'Hare under FAA investigation

CHICAGO, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Federal investigators said they were looking Sunday for the reason an engine cowling fell off an airliner at a Chicago airport.

Goodell orders independent investigation into Dolphins

MIAMI, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Wednesday said New York attorney Ted Wells will lead an investigation into workplace conduct within the Miami Dolphins franchise.
Broadway musical 'Soul Doctor' to close Sunday

Broadway musical 'Soul Doctor' to close Sunday

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The stage musical "Soul Doctor" is to close Sunday after playing 32 previews and 66 regular performances on Broadway, producers said.

Cincinnati football player killed, three hurt in one-car accident

CINCINNATI, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A 19-year-old University of Cincinnati football player has died and three other college students were hurt in a one-car accident in western Ohio, officials say.

Celebrity Millennium Alaska cruises canceled because of engine trouble

KETCHIKAN, Alaska, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The rest of Celebrity Millennium's Alaska cruise season was canceled Wednesday as the vessel sat in Ketchikan with engine trouble.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 19, 2013.
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Ash cloud from volcano cancels flights to and from Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, July 4 (UPI) -- An ash cloud from Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano caused at least four airlines to cancel flights to and from Mexico City Thursday, officials said.
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