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Chevron: European shale in early stage

LONDON, April 3 (UPI) -- It may be at least a decade before Chevron starts to see benefits of European shale natural gas development, the company's regional vice president said.

Speeding blonde claims cop targeted her

ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia, June 13 (UPI) -- A Canadian woman stopped for driving more than double the speed limit in British Columbia alleges the officer targeted her because she's a blonde, police said.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it.

Deputy invited into Fla. pot grow house … Attempted burglar becomes wedged in fence … Woman, 84, trapped in chair for two days … Survey: 'My sexy car makes me sexy' … The world as we know it from UPI.
Survey: 'My sexy car makes me sexy'

Survey: 'My sexy car makes me sexy'

TORONTO, May 23 (UPI) -- About half of young Canadians say driving a sexy car makes them feel more attractive and sexier themselves, a survey published in Toronto Wednesday indicated.

Don't try this at home -- or elsewhere!

Don't try this at home -- or elsewhere!
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it.

Naked drunks ride cart through car wash … Police find stolen truck being buried … Dog eats master's Masters tickets … Casino worker turns in backpack with Rolex … The world as we know it from UPI.

Naked drunks ride cart through car wash

ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia, April 4 (UPI) -- Three young, drunken and naked British Columbia men escaped charges and came out squeaky clean after riding a grocery cart through a car wash, police said.
Oil still present in Gulf of Mexico

Oil still present in Gulf of Mexico

BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- There is still oil from the blown out Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico, nine months after the BP oil disaster, an oceanic survey found.
Sting's December Sydney concert canceled

Sting's December Sydney concert canceled

SYDNEY, June 8 (UPI) -- A proposed holiday concert in Sydney in December, to be headlined by Sting and attended by 80,000 fans, has been canceled, officials said.

Australian minister resigns in travel flap

SYDNEY, June 7 (UPI) -- An Australian politician has resigned over allegations of failing to declare $25,000 in travel upgrades for trips with his wife and two friends, observers say.

Children found in van said doing well

ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Two children found in a sealed van in Abbotsford, British Columbia, were in good condition in Ministry of Children and Families custody, police said Saturday.

Kazakhstan needs pipeline developments

SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Kazakhstan needs major expansions to handle the spike in oil exports expected once the offshore Kashagan field enters full production, Chevron says.

Australian state facing drought, locusts

SYDNEY, July 5 (UPI) -- The Australian state of New South Wales is facing both a major drought and a locust invasion that could devastate food supplies, an official says.

Alfredo sauce mix turns up in hazmat probe

ORANGE, Calif., May 3 (UPI) -- A suspicious material that led to a investigation at a California hospital, turned out to be Alfredo sauce mix and residue from vitamins, officials said.

Man dies trying to save cat

ORANGE, Calif., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A Southern California man fell to his death while trying to retrieve his neighbor's cat from a tree.
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Ian MacCormick (3 October 1948 – 20 August 2003), who wrote under the pseudonym Ian MacDonald, was a British music critic and author, best known for his detailed history of The Beatles and The New Shostakovich, a controversial study of the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.

He briefly attended King's College, Cambridge, at first studying English but soon transferring to Archaeology and Anthropology. He dropped out after a year. While at Cambridge, he was distantly acquainted with the singer/songwriter Nick Drake.

From 1972 to 1975 he was Assistant Editor of the NME. He began a songwriting collaboration as lyricist with Quiet Sun, which included his brother Bill MacCormick and future Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera. This collaboration was resumed in the late 1970s, when MacDonald provided lyrics for the album Listen Now. Later, Brian Eno would help MacDonald produce Sub Rosa, an album of his own songs, and release it on Manzanera's record label.

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