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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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
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John Anderson
Independent presidential candidate John Anderson makes a point as he addresses a group of Hispanics here 6/28/1980. Anderson said that Ronald Reagan and President Carter are playing politics with their tax cut plans. (UPI Photo/Valerie Hodgson/Files)

John Anderson (October 20, 1922 – August 7, 1992) was an American actor.

Born in Clayton, John Anderson grew up in Quincy and Adams County. Prior to a prolific acting career, Anderson served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II where he met artist Orazio Fumagalli who became one of his best lifelong friends.

He was known for several roles, including his recurring and best known role in MacGyver as Harry Jackson, MacGyver's grandfather. Earlier work included appearances on many Western series, including The Californians, Gunsmoke (twelve times), Robert Culp's Trackdown, The Rifleman (eleven times), The Virginian (six times), Laramie (five times), The Big Valley in various roles, Outlaws (twice as Simon Shaw), The Rat Patrol (four times, three as the same character), Perry Mason (three times), Overland Trail, The Legend of Jesse James, an eccentric farmer who jealously guards his prize watermelon with a shotgun in "For the Love of Willadean: A Taste of Melon," part of Disney's "Wonderful World of Color," Man Without a Gun, Hawaii Five-O, and The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp as Virgil Earp. He portrayed Franklin D. Roosevelt in the popular TV miniseries Backstairs at the White House (1979). He portrayed the character Kevin Uxbridge in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Survivors". Anderson played the role of Dr. Herbert Stiles in a series arc of CBS's Dallas.

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