Scientist: Prince William has Indian ancestry

LONDON, June 15 (UPI) -- DNA research reveals Britain's Prince William has a small amount of Indian ancestry and has relatives living there today, scientists said.
British Prince William has Indian ancestor, DNA experts say

British Prince William has Indian ancestor, DNA experts say

LONDON, June 14 (UPI) -- Recent research has produced evidence suggesting Britain's Prince William has blood relatives from India on his mother's side, BritainsDNA announced.

Rioters throw firebombs at church, homes

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Violence over flying the British flag in Belfast, Northern Ireland, escalated Monday with loyalist rioters attacking homes and a church in a Catholic area.

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Booze video gets campers evicted

Booze video gets campers evicted

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 5 (UPI) -- Officials at a Florida county park said a group of campers were evicted after posting video footage of their "booze corner" to YouTube.

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Misspelled memorial plaque to be replaced

CINCINNATI, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- A plaque dedicated to the memory of fallen U.S. soldiers from Clermont County, Ohio, will soon be replaced due to a 20-year-old misspelling, residents say.

Flasher hits Georgia

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Police in Georgia suspect a serial flasher is targeting a suburban community there.

Town uses detectives to cull deer

SMITHFIELD, N.C., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Police in a North Carolina town are engaged in their second deer hunt, an effort to reduce the wildlife population in an upscale neighborhood.

Rachel Weisz to star in 'The Lovely Bones'

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) -- Actress Rachel Weisz has signed on to play the leading role in Peter Jackson's "The Lovely Bones," based on the Alice Sebold novel of the same name.

Timely fix for Costner's new film

LOS ANGELES, May 8 (UPI) -- Kevin Costner will star in "Swing Vote", as a single father thrust into the public eye when the U.S. presidential election rides on his vote.

Scottish pols challenge high-alcohol wine

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Scotland's first minister blames Buckfast Tonic Wine for much anti-social behavior among young people.

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Under the Maple Leaf: MacAulay's woes

When Canada's solicitor-general didn't show up for his date with the queen this week, the rumor mill kicked into overdrive.

Gourmet show highlights cooking innovation

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 (UPI) -- Cooking traditionally has depended on intuition and creativity rather than the size of a chef's arsenal of kitchen gadgets, however some new inventions at the G