Singapore, Australia to discuss open skies

SINGAPORE, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Singapore and Australia were expected Saturday to begin talks on the proposed Open Skies Agreement during Transport Minister Yeo Cheow Tong's Sunday visit.

Florida man pleads guilty to 9-11 fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A Fort Lauderdale, Fla., man has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining $68,000 in damages from the Red Cross for the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Rising seas changing U.S. shorelines

DENVER, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- As the rise in sea levels accelerates, the U.S. coastline will see dramatic changes such as Galveston moving more quickly to merge with the mainland.

Crude explosive found on Sydney aircraft

SYDNEY, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Australian investigators said a crude explosive found aboard a Virgin Blue Boeing 737 at Sydney's airport was likely a prank, the BBC reported Thursday.

Australia considers what to tell passengers

SYDNEY, July 27 (UPI) -- Australia's federal government said Tuesday it will review how much information airline passengers should be given during a security threat.

Bomb threat forces flight back to Sydney

SYDNEY, July 27 (UPI) -- A note mentioning a bomb found on a United Airlines flight from Sydney to Los Angeles caused the pilot to turn back to Sydney Tuesday.

Sydney airport security breached

SYDNEY, July 1 (UPI) -- A Korean Airlines flight flew out of Sydney airport despite a test showing a passenger may been in contact with explosives, an Australian report said.

Maryland to curb Terrapins fan vulgarity

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 26 (UPI) -- State officials have told the University of Maryland they can restrict the use of vulgar signs and chants by fans at campus sporting events.

Australia focuses on maritime threats

MELBOURNE, March 21 (UPI) -- Australia's transport minister said his country has to ensure a ship can not be hijacked and turned into a floating bomb.

Country music's John Anderson improves

NASHVILLE, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Country music singer John Anderson was released Tuesday from a Charleston, W.Va., hospital after suffering a heart attack.

Exclusive: Did rough wing break Columbia?

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Increased drag -- possibly caused by roughness on Columbia's left wing identified years ago and worsened by time and debris -- may have been enough to pull the
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Sun Bowl: Purdue 34, Washington 24

EL PASO, Texas, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The Purdue Boilermakers became the third underdog from the Big Ten Conference to win a bowl game this month Tuesday, rallying from an early 17-point deficit to

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Grand Ole Opry member Buck White born in Oklahoma City, 1930. Alabama singer-guitarist Randy Owen born in Fort Payne, Ala., 1949.
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NASHVILLE, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- One verse and there's no doubt as to the man behind the music when John Anderson sings.
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Washington 29, Washington St. 26 (3OT)

PULLMAN, Wash., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- John Anderson kicked three field goals in overtime Saturday night, including a 49-yarder, and linebacker Kai Ellis recovered a fumble by backup quarterback Matt

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Dwight Yoakam born in Pikeville, Ky., 1956. Maybelle Carter dies at 68, 1978.
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California 34, Washington 27

SEATTLE, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Kyle Boller threw for five touchdowns and 266 yards Saturday as the California Golden Bears ended a 19-game losing streak against the 12th-ranked Washington Hus

Washington 38, Wyoming 7

SEATTLE, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Cody Pickett threw for 404 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third Saturday night as No. 13 Washington defeated Wyoming, 38-7.

Washington 34, San Jose St. 10

SEATTLE, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Cody Pickett threw for 347 yards and three touchdowns Saturday, including a school-record, 89-yard strike to Reggie Williams, as the 14th-ranked Washington Husk

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

While 'NSync is on hiatus, group member Joey Fatone plans to hit the Great White Way as a cast member of the long-running hit "Rent."
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Harris blamed in questioned shooting

GOLDEN, Colo., April 17 (UPI) -- An outside investigation Wednesday blamed Columbine shooter Eric Harris for the slaying of a student outside the Colorado high school during the nation's deadli


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