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Second-seed German among winners in Italy

PALERMO, Italy, July 17 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Martina Muller of Germany was among the first-round winners Tuesday at the Internazionali Open.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Just in case anyone missed the point, Saturday's races at Fair Grounds in New Orleans ran under the banner "Road to the Derby Kickoff Day."
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Starving puppies became cannibals

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- A Florida man faces an animal cruelty charge for locking up four puppies in a shed until they became so hungry that two of them ate the others.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Prince Charles helps boost Transylva... Tattoo is NYC bandit's undoing... L.A. clamps down on painted elephant... Weed-eating goats prevent wildfires... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Tattoo is NYC bandit's undoing

NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A distinctive tattoo of a crown on his neck proved to be the undoing for a suspected serial cab-robber in New York.

Medina Garrigues makes Palermo semifinals

PALERMO, Italy, July 21 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champion Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain Friday reached her third straight semifinal at the Italian Open Tennis Tournament.

Medina Garrigues leads winners at Palermo

PALERMO, Italy, July 20 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champion Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain Thursday won her second-round match at the Italian Open in Palermo, Italy.

50 indicted in alleged cocaine operation

WASHINGTON, March 22 (UPI) -- Fifty leaders of a Colombian rebel group have been indicted for allegedly exporting $25 billion worth of cocaine to the United States and other countries.

Pennetta advances to Acapulco semis

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 3 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Flavia Pennetta of Italy Thursday advanced to the semifinals of the Abierto Mexicano TELCEL tennis tournament at Acapulco, Mexico.

Suspect again convicted in DEA killings

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Michael Chia was convicted of murder in a California retrial 17 years after the murders of two U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration special agents.

Venezuela gives rebel to Colombia

CARACAS, Venezuela, May 17 (UPI) -- Venezuela sent back to Colombia a leading leftist rebel leader, officials in Colombia's secret police and the Venezuelan Justice Ministry said.

Venezuela to ship rebel to Colombia

CARACAS, Venezuela, April 12 (UPI) -- Venezuelan officials decided Tuesday to extradite to Colombia a reputed rebel leader wanted on drug charges, El Nacional newspaper reported in its online editio

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

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Redwings take 3-1 lead in pursuit of Stanley Cup

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Mariano Rivera placed on Disabled List

Top seed Mikaelian wins

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, June 10 (UPI) -- Top seed Marie-Gaianel Mikaelian of Switzerland bounced back from a first-set tiebreaker loss and beat Melinda Czink of Hungary in the first round of the Tashke

Sucha, Black advance at Budapest Open

BUDAPEST, Hungary, April 16 (UPI) -- Top seed Martina Sucha of Slovakia and third-seeded Cara Black of Zimbabwe advanced Tuesday in the first round of the Budapest Open.

Rain dampens Porto tennis action

PORTO, Portugal, April 2 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Angeles Montolio of Spain needed just one more game to advance into the second round of the $140,000 Porto Ladies Open Tuesday, but rain prevented he

Australian Open Women's Draw

MELBOURNE, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The women's draw for the 2002 Australian Open, which begins Monday:

Australian Open Women's Draw

MELBOURNE, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- The women's draw for the 2002 Australian Open, which begins Monday:
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