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Jenny Jones wins Great Britain's first snow medal at Winter Olympics

Jenny Jones wins Great Britain's first snow medal at Winter Olympics

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Snowboarder Jenny Jones becomes first British athlete ever to win a medal in a snow event by taking bronze in the slopestyle competition in Sochi.
Evan Bleier
Anderson completes U.S. Olympic sweep in slopestyle

Anderson completes U.S. Olympic sweep in slopestyle

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Jamie Anderson completed an American sweep in the Olympic debut of snowboarding slopestyle Sunday, winning the gold medal with her final run.

Olympic Medal: Women's Snowboard Slopestyle

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Jamie Anderson of the United States won the Olympic gold medal Sunday in the women's snowboarding slopestyle.

British parties deny selling seats in House of Lords

LONDON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Political leaders in Britain's Conservative, Labor and Liberal Democratic parties deny they sold seats in the House of Lords to big donors.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, June 7, 2013.
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Scandal-linked British cops take severance

LONDON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Three top British police officials who quit over the News of the World phone-hacking scandal took severance packages totaling almost $500,000, records show.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 7, 2012.
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Jones donates $250K in school supplies

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Former talk show host Jenny Jones announced she is donating $250,000 in school supplies and equipment to teachers in classrooms across the United States.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 7, 2008.
By United Press International
Analysis: EU divided over Olympic boycott

Analysis: EU divided over Olympic boycott

BERLIN, April 10 (UPI) -- Despite massive protests over Olympic host China's human rights record, European governments are divided over a boycott of the Games' opening ceremony.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Germany Correspondent

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UPI almanac for Thursday, June 7, 2007.
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Today is Wednesday, June 7, the 158th day of 2006 with 207 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Dec. 4, the 338th day of 2005 with 27 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, June 7, the 158th day of 2005 with 207 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Dec. 4, the 339th day of 2004 with 27 to follow.
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Jenny Jones is an English politician and prominent member of the Green Party of England and Wales. She currently represents the Green Party in the London Assembly, and it standing to be Mayor of London in the 2012 elections. She was Deputy Mayor of London from May 2003 to June 2004. She was also the sole Green councillor on Southwark Council from 2006 to 2010.

Before entering politics, Jones worked as financial controller in London. She attended the Institute of Archaeology at University College London as a mature student, studying archaeology. She spent about ten years as an archaeologist in the Middle East, "specialising in analysing ancient bird droppings", before embarking on a career in politics.

Jones joined the Green Party in 1988. She has held several posts within the party, including the position of Chair on the Green Party Executive from 1995 to 1997.

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