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Heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon dies at 103

March 18 (UPI) -- Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, the heiress and arts patron who became embroiled in the John Edwards campaign corruption scandal after his 2008 election, has died.
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Virginia Senate votes to overturn ultrasound mandate

Virginia Senate votes to overturn ultrasound mandate

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- In a largely symbolic move, the Virginia state Senate voted to repeal a 2012 law requiring women to have an ultrasound before getting an abortion.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.
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British newspaper staff charged with bribing officials for crime news

LONDON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Two reporters and a former editor of the British newspaper the Sun said Friday they did not pay officials for stories at London's criminal courts complex.
John Edwards re-teaming with old law partner

John Edwards re-teaming with old law partner

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Two-time Democratic U.S. presidential candidate John Edwards is teaming up with his former law partner and soon will practice law again, Edwards said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013.
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Six journalists face conspiracy charges in London court

Six journalists face conspiracy charges in London court

LONDON, July 18 (UPI) -- Six journalists in Britain who are accused of paying public officials for information appeared in court Thursday to face the charges, court officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 6, 2013.
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Two Sun journalists accused of paying for secret info

LONDON, June 21 (UPI) -- Two British journalists have been accused of participating in a conspiracy to pay officials more than $46,000 for unauthorized information, police said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 3, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 31, 2013.
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Axelrod signs deal for autobiography

Axelrod signs deal for autobiography

CHICAGO, April 9 (UPI) -- David Axelrod, the political strategist who helped propel U.S. President Barack Obama to the White House, is writing a memoir, his publisher said.

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Cate Edwards 'devastated' by dad's affair

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- Cate Edwards says she was "devastated" when her father, former U.S. Sen. John Edwards, told her he had had an affair with a campaign videographer.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
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Will Ferrell hits 'The Campaign' trail

Will Ferrell hits 'The Campaign' trail

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Former "Saturday Night Live" star Will Ferrell says he wanted to make a hilarious movie, not necessarily a biting American political satire, when he signed on to star with Zach Galifianakis in "The Campaign."
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Poll: Biden, Ryan even favorable ratings

Poll: Biden, Ryan even favorable ratings

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Vice President Joe Biden and GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan head into Thursday's debate in Kentucky equally well-liked by Americans, Gallup said.
FBI: Wounded Sikh temple killer shot self

FBI: Wounded Sikh temple killer shot self

OAK CREEK, Wis., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The gunman who killed six people at a Milwaukee-area Sikh temple shot himself in the head after being wounded by a police officer, the FBI said Wednesday.
Youngs won't face charges over sex tape

Youngs won't face charges over sex tape

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- A North Carolina prosecutor says a former aide to John Edwards and his wife will not face contempt charges in a civil case brought by Edwards' former mistress.
Obama to seek ways 'to reduce violence'

Obama to seek ways 'to reduce violence'

OAK CREEK, Wis., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- President Obama said Monday he would look at "additional ways to reduce violence" in the wake of the weekend massacre at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee.
7 die in Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin

7 die in Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Seven people were killed, including a gunman, and three others were wounded in an attack Sunday at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee, police said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 6, 2012.
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Justice Department drops Edwards case

Justice Department drops Edwards case

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department Wednesday said it is dropping the remaining five counts of campaign-finance violations against former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C.

Court rejects Siegelman bribery case

WASHINGTON, Conn., June 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court passed up a chance Monday to more clearly define the difference between a bribe and a political donation.
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