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,
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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.

Bears sign Clark to six-year deal

LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 1 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears made a move to improve their offense Saturday, signing free agent tight end Desmond Clark to a six-year contract.

Kidney disease also carries bone dangers

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- As patients with kidney disease endure dialysis or await a transplant, many become aware for the first time that they also are developing osteodystrophy, a serious deterioration of bone and skeletal tissue, specialists in the field reported Saturday.

Buffalo 33, Chicago 27 (OT)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Drew Bledsoe set an NFL record with his fourth career overtime touchdown pass Sunday, throwing a 26-yarder to running back Travis Henry as the Buffalo Bills def
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John Davis
MIN2000100903-9 OCTOBER 2000-MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, USA:Vikings tight end John Davis celebrates his second quarter 10/9, 26-yard touchdown. rw/bk/Bruce Kluckhohn UPI

John Horsley Russell Davis (born London, England, 9 September 1938) is a British anthropologist, ex-Warden of All Souls College, Oxford, and Professor of Social Anthropology in the University of Oxford.

Davis was educated first at Brookfield Academy High School, and later at University College, Oxford (BA Modern History 1961, MA) and the London School of Economics (PhD Social Anthropology 1968).

He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1988.

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