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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.
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Sakharov finalists: Secrets leaker, activist, political prisoners

Sakharov finalists: Secrets leaker, activist, political prisoners

BRUSSELS, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. secrets-leaker Edward Snowden is a finalist for this year's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought awarded by the European Parliament, organizers said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 25, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 15, 2013.
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Philadelphia man allegedly cut off paraplegic man's testicles

PHILADELPHIA, June 19 (UPI) -- Police said they charged a Philadelphia man with attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a paraplegic man in the chest and cut off his testicles.

Demolished Massachusetts St. Joseph Church rebuilt with Legos

SALEM, Mass., April 9 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts man built a replica of a torn-down church from more than 20,000 Lego blocks to help "ease the pain" of his fellow former parishioners.

Man charged with impersonating pilot

PHILADELPHIA, March 22 (UPI) -- A 60-year-old Frenchman was arrested after he allegedly tried to impersonate an Air France pilot on a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to Florida.

Third-grader finds gun in backpack

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Investigators in Philadelphia are trying to find out who put a loaded handgun into a 7-year-old boy's backpack.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.
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China satellites: Science or spying?

NOTTINGHAM, England, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- China's proposal to send eight satellites into space to monitor ocean waters surrounding the country could be more about spying, a British scientist says.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 25, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 28, 2011.
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Drug dealers targeting student homes

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Police say home invasions near Drexel and Temple universities almost always occur at homes where drug dealers knew residents were selling marijuana.

Hitman allegedly recruited on Facebook

PHILADELPHIA, June 14 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia woman who allegedly used Facebook to find someone willing to kill the father of her baby has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

Singer John Walker dead at 67

LOS ANGELES, May 9 (UPI) -- Singer, songwriter and guitarist John Walker has died in his Los Angeles area home, his Web site said. He was 67.

Mom allegedly used 6-year-old to steal

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A brother and sister used the sister's 6-year-old son to steal from students at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, police alleged.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008.
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American militant urges attacks on Bush

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- American al-Qaida militant Adam Gadahn urged his followers to attack U.S. President George Bush during his visit to the Middle East this week.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007.
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