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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 5, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 5, 2012.
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Ex-doctor guilty in Prozac-related suicide

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 9 (UPI) -- An ex-doctor has been convicted of prescribing generic Prozac over the Internet to a California college student who later committed suicide, authorities say.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 5, 2008.
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Fired atty: Gonzales could face charges

SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales may face criminal prosecution, fired former U.S. attorney John McKay said in Spokane, Wash.

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UPI almanac for Thursday, July 5, 2007.

Another Justice Dept. official quits

WASHINGTON, June 16 (UPI) -- Another senior staff member involved in the scandal over the firing of U.S. attorneys has resigned from the Department of Justice.

Prosecutor's firing linked to death probe

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- A U.S. attorney whose dismissal is being investigated by Congress was singled out because he differed with superiors on investigating a prosecutor's death.

Fired prosecutors praised by former boss

WASHINGTON, May 4 (UPI) -- A former top official at the U.S. Justice Department, in testimony before a congressional panel, praised most of the U.S. attorneys fired last year.

Fired prosecutor says politics did him in

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- One of the U.S. attorneys fired by the Bush administration last year said politics, not poor performance, was behind his dismissal.

Group charged with drug runs from Mexico

MOUNT VERNON, Wash., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- An investigation into drug trafficking in Washington's Skagit County has uncovered a Mexican group that allegedly served as a pipeline from Mexico to the area.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, July 5, the 186th day of 2006 with 179 to follow.
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The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for July 3-9, 2006.
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Parents sue online pharmacy, doctor

ATHERTON-MENLO PARK, Calif., March 14 (UPI) -- A Northern California teen's parents are suing an online pharmacy, a doctor and the Internet site's operators for his unexpected suicide.

Prosecutors to appeal bomber's sentence

SEATTLE, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Federal prosecutors in Seattle plan to appeal the 22-year-sentence given the convicted Millennium bomber, saying it is not long enough.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, July 5, the 186th day of 2005 with 179 to follow.
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The Almanac

The UPI Almanac for Monday, July 5, 2004.
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Fire laws against cigarettes tightened

OTTAWA, April 2 (UPI) -- A new fire prevention law in Canada will require tobacco companies to make cigarettes that extinguish themselves if a smoker stops puffing.

Minn. teen not main worm culprit

SEATTLE, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The Minnesota teen arrested for altering the "Blaster" worm was not the author of the "Blaster" worm or the "SoBig" virus attack.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 5, the 186th day of 2003 with 179 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, July 5, the 186th day of 2002 with 179 to follow.
By United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 4, 2002

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- News notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press Intern
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