Report: Sandy Hook shooter had Columbine fixation

NEWTOWN, Conn., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The shooter in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut was obsessed with the Columbine shootings in Colorado, a report issued Monday states.
Sandy Hook parents told to brace for release of shooting report

Sandy Hook parents told to brace for release of shooting report

NEWTOWN, Conn., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- A 40-page summary report on the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School will be released Monday, Connecticut's chief state's attorney said Friday.

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Bigfoot blamed for motor home vandalism

LYKENS, Pa., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania man whose motor home was damaged by a rock-throwing vandal told police he believes Bigfoot is behind the crime.

30,000 bees found in New Jersey attic

CAPE MAY, N.J., April 30 (UPI) -- A New Jersey couple who noticed an unusual number of honeybees in their garden said they found a honeycomb and 30,000 of the insects in their attic crawl space.

Rep. Jefferson surfaces in another case

NEW ORLEANS, July 10 (UPI) -- Lawyers for a Louisiana state legislator said Thursday that U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., is named as an unindicted co-conspirator in his case.

Citigroup deal makers disagree on outcomes

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- The $166 billion merger of Citicorp and Travelers Group 10 years ago "has to be seen to have been a mistake," said John Reed, who set up the deal.

Hackers target U.S. 401(k) plans, FBI says

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- Russian cybercriminals have stolen tens of millions of dollars by hacking and looting U.S. 401(k) retirement and stock accounts, U.S. investigators say.

U.S. indicts 3 in brokerage-hacking case

OMAHA, March 13 (UPI) -- U.S. prosecutors indicted three Indian nationals for allegedly using stolen passwords to hijack online brokerage accounts of scores of U.S. investors.

Thieves raid accounts in penny-stock scam

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- Overseas thieves hacked into dozens of online brokerage accounts and stole customer money to pump and dump penny stocks, U.S. regulators allege in a lawsuit.

Britain tries to move foreign inmates out

LONDON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- British Home Secretary John Reed says that foreign inmates who agree to complete their sentences in their home countries will receive cash payments.

NYSE narrows choice for top job

NEW YORK, March 29 (UPI) -- Marshall Carter, formerly with the State Street Corp., is the top candidate to become chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, the Wall Street Journal said.

NYSE releases report on Richard Grasso

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The New York Stock Exchange Wednesday released its report on the controversial compensation awarded to its former chairman, Richard Grasso.

Donaldson: NYSE CEO moving on right track

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William Donaldson Monday praised the New York Stock Exchange's new management.

Grasso sues NYSE

NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- The former head of the New York Stock Exchange is suing his old employer for at least $50 million in the latest escalation of an increasingly nasty feud.
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John Reed
Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff (C), John McConnell Director of National Intelligence (L) and John Reed Director of the National Counter Terrorism Center make their way to a Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing on the threat of terrorist attacks on America in Washington on September 10, 2007. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch) Terrorism

John Reed, OBE (born 13 February 1916), is a retired English actor, dancer and singer, known for his nimble performances in the comic leads of the Savoy Operas, particularly with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.

John Reed was born in the village of Close House, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham, the son of a butcher, and grew up near Darlington, County Durham. He studied elocution, dancing, singing and mime. Reed began his career in the theatre in plays and then in musical theatre for a number of years with the Darlington Operatic Society and as a director and dance instructor.

Reed joined the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in 1951 as the understudy to Peter Pratt, who was then the principal comic baritone of the company. His first leads were mostly minor roles: Associate (1952-55) and the Learned Judge (1955-59) in Trial by Jury, Major Murgatroyd in Patience (1952-59), Second Citizen in The Yeomen of the Guard (1952-59), Annibale (1952-59) and Antonio (1953-59) in The Gondoliers, and Cox in Cox and Box (1957-59).

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