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Homeless schizophrenic sentenced for killing newspaper sellers

BIRMINGHAM, England, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A schizophrenic homeless man was sentenced to at least 12 years in prison Tuesday for killing two newspaper sellers in Birmingham, England.

Baltimore mom admits hiding body of girl son shot

BALTIMORE, April 30 (UPI) -- A Baltimore woman has admitted helping her 13-year-old son hide the body of a girl he had shot under trash bags in an alley.

Homeless man charged with double killing

BIRMINGHAM, England, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- A homeless man appeared in court Monday in Birmingham, England, charged with killing two sellers of The Big Issue, a newspaper sold by the homeless.

Baby boomers at elevated hepatitis C risk

ATLANTA, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- An estimated 3.2 million Americans are infected with hepatitis C, and two-thirds of that number are baby boomers born between 1945 and 1964, researchers say.

Fla. men killed in Haiti chopper crash

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Two Florida men ferrying supplies for earthquake victims in Haiti died when their helicopter crashed as they returned from Port-au-Prince, authorities said.

Study: Homes out of reach for Britons

LONDON, June 14 (UPI) -- House prices will have to fall significantly before the average young Briton can afford to buy a new home in some parts of England and Wales, a study says.

Italy's nuclear waste too hot for Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, May 1 (UPI) -- The plan to bury Italian nuclear waste in Utah hit a snag.

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ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

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ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Trial in 27 women's deaths set to begin

NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Despite a publication ban, media converged in southern British Columbia Sunday for the trial of Robert Pickton, accused of murdering 27 women on his pig farm.

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Equifax Canada data on 1,400 breached

VANCOUVER, March 16 (UPI) -- Equifax Canada Inc. says information from its personal credit files of about 1,400 people, mostly Western Canadaians has been breached.

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Analysis: Regaining trust at American

DALLAS, April 30 (UPI) -- The major challenges facing the new management team at American Airlines are rebuilding employee trust following a bitter labor dispute and restructuring the carrier's operations, airline analysts say.
PHIL MAGERS

American Airlines vows to rebuild trust

DALLAS, April 25 (UPI) -- American Airlines' new chief executive officer pledged Friday to rebuild trust with employees and put the airline "back on top" after the last of the carrier's major unions approved concessions that American had sought to avoid bankruptcy.
PHIL MAGERS

American union seeks to avoid bankruptcy

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 11 (UPI) -- The flight attendants' union at American Airlines has agreed to discuss wage and benefit concessions with the financially troubled airline, union officials anno

American flight attendants open to talks

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The flight attendants' union at American Airlines says it is willing to discuss limited concessions to help the struggling airline but the company must first pr

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Sky Mesa has ankle injury

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Undefeated Sky Mesa has been scratched from the Breeders' Cup Juvenile on Saturday because of an ankle injury in his right fore.

Breeders' Cup fields

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Fields for Saturday's 19th running of the Breeders' CupWorld Thoroughbred Championships at Arlington Park, by post position, with jockey, trainer and morning-li

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEVER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

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Hingis will miss French Open with surgery

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Stojakovic to miss at least two games in Lakers series
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