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Chevrolet Corvette MotorWeek's 2014 'Driver's Choice' best

Chevrolet Corvette MotorWeek's 2014 'Driver's Choice' best

CHICAGO, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Ford Fiesta ST, Mazda3, and Ram pickup are among the new vehicles named winners of MotorWeek's Driver's Choice Awards.

Chatham House: More work needed on cyberdefense

LONDON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- NATO at its September summit needs to "redouble its efforts" on cybersecurity, a policy analyst at London think tank Chatham House said Thursday.
Honey Boo Boo's family 'really sore today' after car accident

Honey Boo Boo's family 'really sore today' after car accident

Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The family starring in the reality series "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" say they are hurting but otherwise alright after they were involved in a car crash Monday night.
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Middle East cyberattack sophisticated, Trend says

CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A cybersecurity company said a November attack on multiple embassies in the Middle East showed signs of sophistication beyond ordinary cybercriminals.
James Spader's 'Blacklist' renewed for a second season

James Spader's 'Blacklist' renewed for a second season

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- NBC said Tuesday it has ordered a full 22-episode second season of its Washington-set thriller "The Blacklist."

Dallas Zoo says antisocial gorilla headed to South Carolina

DALLAS, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Officials at the Dallas Zoo said Patrick the lowland gorilla is being moved to a South Carolina zoo because he can't get along with other gorillas.

Trend: malware targeting U.S. aviation

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Trend Microsystems said the Sykipot malware program is targeting intelligence from the civilian aviation sector in the United States through e-mail messages.

U.S. military realm extends to cyberspace

BALTIMORE, July 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department said it was starting to consider cyberspace one of the new frontiers for the military's focus.

Mayoral candidate apologizes for sex pics

VILLA PARK, Ill., March 28 (UPI) -- A mayoral candidate in Villa Park, Ill., has apologized for images of him that surfaced on a sex website.

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

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

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Littering case over dollar dropped

CLEVELAND, May 31 (UPI) -- Cleveland prosecutors have dropped their case against a man who was ticketed for littering when he dropped a dollar he was attempting to give a disabled person.
Aide: Edwards refused to end affair

Aide: Edwards refused to end affair

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 4 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards cursed a campaign aide who advised him to end his torrid affair with Rielle Hunter, the aide testified.

Bomb squad called for box of chocolates

CEDARVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A suspicious package that led to a bomb squad investigation at Ohio's Cedarville University turned out to be full of chocolates, authorities say.

Helicopter pilot admits reckless flying

SUFFOLK, Va., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- A pilot who allegedly gave helicopter rides at a festival in Virginia while under the influence pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony child abuse or neglect.

Edwards has little effect on N.C. primary

COLUMBIA, N.C., May 4 (UPI) -- John Edwards, the former presidential candidate and North Carolina senator, has virtually no political clout in his home state, political observers say.

Pilot's case goes to grand jury

SUFFOLK, Va., April 1 (UPI) -- The case against a helicopter pilot accused of flying while intoxicated at Peanut Fest in Suffolk, Va., last year was sent to a grand jury.

Police say teen framed in school bomb plot

LONGWOOD, Fla., June 3 (UPI) -- A former reserve sheriff's deputy who was jilted by a Florida woman turned around and framed her son with a plot to blow up his school, it was reported Sunday.

'Uglies' series set to hit the big screen

LOS ANGELES, June 26 (UPI) -- Producer John Davis along with 20th Century Fox have added another young adult fantasy book series to their movie repertoire with "Uglies" by Scott Westerfield.

Murphy, Gooding and Newton in 'Norbit'

LOS ANGELES, April 18 (UPI) -- Thandie Newton, Cuba Gooding Jr., Eddie Griffin and Terry Crews have joined Eddie Murphy in the cast of the comedy "Norbit."

Macworld new products and reactions

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The Macworld Expo show floor buzzed with its usual annual energy Wednesday as hundreds of vendors and thousands of attendees converged to discuss new products,
CHRIS BARYLICK, UPI Technology Correspondent

Stolen car recovered with a lot of extras

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A Wisconsin man who lost his old Chevy Caprice to a car thief got it back with a lot of extras, including new tires and a new stereo.

Court hears conflicting-theory case

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court heard argument Tuesday in an Ohio case on whether prosecutors can convict defendants in the same case using conflicting theories.

Mustang is MotorWeek's Car of the Year

CHICAGO, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- MotorWeek, the nation's longest-running automotive television show, has named the 2005 Ford Mustang its Driver's Choice for best vehicle.

Bears drop tight end John Davis

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears have waived tight end John Davis after he failed his physical.
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