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Yo-yo skills front and center in Seattle

SEATTLE, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Competitors in the Pacific Northwest Regional Yo-Yo Championships in Seattle say their skills vary from awful to comparable to those of superheroes.
Prosecutor wants ex-mayor's records

Prosecutor wants ex-mayor's records

DETROIT, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Detroit has received a subpoena for records of former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's city issued credit card and his travel expenses, public records show.

T.I. tops all BET award nominees with nine

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Rapper T.I. will have the best chance at winning a BET Hip-Hop Award this year in Atlanta thanks to topping all other nominees with nine total award nods.

Atlanta rapper T.I. tops BET nominations

ATLANTA, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Atlanta rapper T.I. has topped all other artists with eight nominations for the upcoming first-ever Black Entertainment Television Hip-Hop Awards. The Georgia rapper, whose real name is Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., was named as a competitor in ceremony-hig

Animal rights activist sentenced to prison

NORTHAMPTON, England, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A British animal rights activist has been sentenced to three years in prison for gluing locks, slashing tires and committing other acts of sabotage. Joseph Harris is the first person convicted under a British law designed to stop harassment and threats fr

Rapper T.I. grieves over slain best friend

ATLANTA, May 7 (UPI) -- Atlanta rap star T.I. is set to speak Monday at the funeral of his assistant and best friend, and is trying to understand his life now after the violence.

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DETROIT BUDGET BLASTED BY AUDITOR
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Juries must weigh death penalty factors

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that juries, not judges alone, must weigh the aggravating factors that lead to a sentence of death.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent
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Joseph Harris
Joseph Harris, (L), jokes with E.J. Knoll at the National Yo-Yo League's Pacific Northwest Regional Championships in Seattle on February 23, 2008. Over 40 competitors from California, Oregon and Washington competed in five freestyle divisions by looping, spinning their off-string and freehand tricks to move on to the nationals, which will be held in Chico, California in October. Harris took first place in the 2A Freestyle Division. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)
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Joseph Vikram Harris (born August 16, 1965 in Madras) is an India-born Canadian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-hand off-break bowler.

Having played cricket since the mid-eighties, including a handful of matches for Barbados he became the leader of the Canadian cricket team in 2003, captaining them into the 2003 Cricket World Cup. He made himself a renowned name for the Canadian team in the Toronto Leagues, leading them to victory in the first Americas Cup. He originally planned to retire after the World Cup, but was lured back for the 2004 ICC 6 Nations Challenge owing to the absence of John Davison. Canada lost all their games in that tournament, and Harris has not played since.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Joseph Harris."
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