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Woman sentenced to life for killing pimp gets parole

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown will allow parole of a woman sentenced at age 16 to life in prison for killing a man who forced her into prostitution, his office said.

Fried fish may be fueling 'stroke belt'

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Eating fish is healthful, but frying fish may rob it of benefits and may increase stroke risk, a U.S. researcher warns.

Cognition declines as stroke risk goes up

BIRMINGHAM , Ala., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The higher the stroke risk score in the elderly, the more their cognitive abilities decline, U.S. researchers find.

'Whispering stroke' can cause damage

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- People with stroke-like symptoms, but no stroke diagnosis, can incur physical and mental damage that lowers their quality of life, says a U.S. study.

NYC high heart attack rate, low stroke

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Scientists don't know why New York City area residents have one of the country's highest rates of heart disease deaths, but one of the lowest for stroke.

Feature: Good music, cheap

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- Take the high cost of movie production, toss in the disintegration of the recording industry's traditional business model, add a dash of opportune timing, and y
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Stroke is a woman's disease, too

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- About 700,000 Americans will have a stroke this year and odds are most of them will be overweight couch potatoes with high blood pressure and early signs of diabetes -- and a good number of them will be women.
PEGGY PECK, United Press International

Rushen, Duke headline black celebration

BOSTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Keyboard player Patrice Rushen will give the seventh annual lecture that highlights Black History Month at the Berklee College of Music.
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George Howard
WAP2001092071 - 20 SEPTEMBER 2001 - WASHINGTON, D. C. USA: U.S. President George W. Bush while addressing a Joint Session of Congress September 20, 2001 in the U.S. Capitol in Washington holds the shield of police officer George Howard who was killed trying to help others following the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. rw/Ricardo Watson. UPI
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Field Marshal Sir George Howard PC KB (17 June 1718 – 16 July 1796) was a British military officer, the son of Thomas Howard and his wife Mary.

He participated in the American Revolution, and before attaining the rank of field marshal, he commanded various regiments, including the 3rd Regiment of Foot, the 1st (The King's) Dragoon Guards, and the 7th (The Queen's Own) Regiment of Dragoons. He became field marshal on 12 October 1793, and was previously made a Privy Councillor and a Knight of the Bath. He served in the House of Commons as Member of Parliament (MP) for Lostwithiel from 1761 to 1766 and for Stamford from 1768 until his death.

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