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Woman jailed for 14 weeks for microwaving kitten

BARNSLEY, England, March 13 (UPI) -- A British woman has been sentenced to 14 weeks in prison for cooking her kitten in a microwave for five minutes.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.
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Texan kills wife, in-laws, dies in crash

GEORGETOWN, Texas, May 9 (UPI) -- A Texas man shot his wife and her parents to death before being killed in a chase with officers, authorities said Monday.

Lawyer allegedly fired at census worker

GEORGETOWN, Texas, May 13 (UPI) -- A Texas lawyer was charged with aggravated assault after she allegedly fired five shots from a handgun at a census canvasser.

TAPI pipeline new containment tool?

OTTAWA, June 19 (UPI) -- U.S. support for the Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline over a rival Iranian project may put Canadian forces in the middle of a new cold war, an economist says.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 25, 2008.
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Bio-film may make stitches obsolete

SYDNEY, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A thin polymer bio-film that seals surgical wounds make stitches obsolete, Australian researchers said.

Mistaken diagnosis for organ donor

FRESNO, Calif., April 12 (UPI) -- Officials are looking into a California case in which a potential organ donor was reportedly declared brain-dead by mistake.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007.
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Texas high school siege foiled by a tip

GEORGETOWN, Texas, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A potentially deadly plot against a high school outside of Austin, Texas, was broken up this week by sheriff's deputies acting on a tip.

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Today is Saturday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2006 with 309 to follow.
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Continent's oldest bird tracks are found

DENVER, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- University of Colorado scientists say they have found fossilized bird tracks in the Cedar Mountains near Moab, Utah, that are 125 million years old.

MLB: Colorado 6, Atlanta 5

ATLANTA, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Todd Greene hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning Monday to power the Colorado Rockies to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves.

MLB: Washington 8, Atlanta 6

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Jose Guillen got his 1,000th major league hit Friday night to help the Washington Nationals come back to beat Atlanta, 8-6.
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John Foster "Chip" Berlet (born November 22, 1949) is an American investigative journalist and photojournalist specializing in the study of right-wing movements in the United States, particularly the religious right, white supremacists, homophobic groups, and paramilitary organizations. He also studies the spread of conspiracy theories in the media and on the Internet, and political cults on both the right and left of the political spectrum.

He is the senior analyst at Political Research Associates (PRA), a non-profit group that tracks right-wing networks, and is known as one of the first researchers to have drawn attention to the efforts by white supremacist and anti-Semitic groups to recruit farmers in the Midwestern United States in the 1970s and 1980s. He is the co-author of Right-Wing Populism in America: Too Close for Comfort and editor of Eyes Right! Challenging the Right Wing Backlash.

Berlet, a paralegal, was a vice-president of the National Lawyers Guild, a self-identified progressive bar association. He has served on the advisory board of the Center for Millennial Studies at Boston University, and currently sits on the advisory board of the National Committee Against Repressive Legislation. In 1982, he was a Mencken Awards finalist in the best news story category for "War on Drugs: The Strange Story of Lyndon LaRouche," which was published in High Times. He served on the advisory board of the Campaign to Defend the Constitution.

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