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Prestige verdict, which awarded no cleanup compensation, is appealed

MADRID, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The Spanish government has filed an appeal against the Prestige oil spill verdict, which awarded no compensation for the massive cleanup effort.

Tanker captain in 2002 oil spill sentenced to nine months in prison

MADRID, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- A tanker captain was sentenced Wednesday to nine months in prison but acquitted of environmental crime in a major 2002 oil spill off the coast of Spain.
Lawyer's Hemingway contest motion denied

Lawyer's Hemingway contest motion denied

TAMPA, Fla., June 29 (UPI) -- A Florida judge denied a lawyer's motion to delay a murder-for-hire trial so the attorney could participate in an Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest.

Police: DNA links suspect to 2 rapes

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- A man who admitted an attempted rape in the San Francisco area now faces two rape charges and a possible life sentence because of DNA testing.

Men charged in bathtub robbery

MERRICK, N.Y., June 26 (UPI) -- Two New York men are facing criminal charges after police allegedly found them trying to steal a bathtub from a home, officials said.

Pope cartoon due out from Vatican

VATICAN CITY, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- For the first time in the Vatican's history, a pope's life will be made into a cartoon with the upcoming film, "John Paul II -- The Friend of All Humanity." The cartoon, which runs just over an hour in length, focuses on Pope John Paul II's journey from h

MLB: Texas 4, Baltimore 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Rod Barajas drove in the game-winning run in the seventh and added a home run Saturday as the Texas Rangers defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 4-3.

MLB: Philadelphia 7, Baltimore 6

PHILADELPHIA, July 3 (UPI) -- David Bell hit a two-run homer and Tomas Perez had an RBI single as Philadelphia rallied for three runs in the eighth in a 7-6 win over Baltimore.

MLB: Baltimore 4, Colorado 2

DENVER, June 20 (UPI) -- Brian Roberts hit a grand slam off Shawn Chacon with two outs in the ninth Sunday as Baltimore ended a seven-game skid with a 4-2 win over Colorado.

Amazing Animals ... from UPI

An orangutan makes eyes at a TV soap opera star, how cat owners preen their pets for shows, and other amazing tales from the animal world.
ALEX CUKAN, UPI Science News

Colorado 12, Texas 5

SURPRISE, Ariz., March 8 (UPI) -- Shawn Chacon allowed one hit over four scoreless innings and Jack Cust had three hits and two RBI Saturday as the Colorado Rockies downed the Texas Rangers, 12-

Oakland 4, Kansas City 3

PHOENIX, March 4 (UPI) -- Adam Morrisey's two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 Cactus League victory Tuesday over the Kansas City Royals

NY Yankees 6, Baltimore 2

BALTIMORE, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Bernie Williams registered his 100th RBI with a single in the sixth inning and Andy Pettitte tossed five scoreless innings Friday night as the New York Yankees

Baltimore 8, Boston 3

BOSTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Tony Batista's two-run homer in the third inning gave him 29 as a third baseman this season -- the most ever by an Oriole at the hot corner -- as Baltimore rall

Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 4

BALTIMORE, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Gary Matthews hit a three-run homer with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday night to give the Baltimore Orioles a 7-4 triumph over the Tampa Bay

Detroit 3, Baltimore 0

DETROIT, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Rookie Mike Maroth fired 8 1/3 innings and combined with Juan Acevedo on a six-hitter Friday night as the Detroit Tigers ended the Baltimore Orioles' three-game

Baltimore 9, Minnesota 2

BALTIMORE, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Luis Lopez hit his second career grand slam, igniting a six-run seventh inning, as the Baltimore Orioles snapped their two-game skid Tuesday night with a 9-2 vi

Baltimore 10, Chicago White Sox 4

BALTIMORE, July 19 (UPI) -- Rodrigo Lopez pitched seven strong innings and the Baltimore Orioles batted around for six runs in the fourth inning Friday night as they posted a 10-4 rout of

Brewers waive Luis Lopez

MILWAUKEE, June 7 (UPI) -- The Milwaukee Brewers Friday placed veteran infielder Luis Lopez on unconditional waivers.

Milwaukee 4; San Diego 3

SAN DIEGO, June 2 (UPI) -- Pinch-hitter Mark Loretta got down a squeeze in the top of the ninth inning that scored Ron Belliard with the go-ahead run Saturday night as the Milwaukee Brewe

Milwaukee 8, Los Angeles 6

MILWAUKEE, May 21 (UPI) -- Geoff Jenkins' three-run homer in the seventh inning capped an eight-run rally as the Milwaukee Brewers recorded an 8-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers Tue

Chicago Cubs 5, Milwaukee 4 (1 innings)

MILWAUKEE, May 19 (UPI) -- Corey Patterson's sacrifice fly in the top of the 11th inning Sunday enabled the Chicago Cubs to end their season-high nine-game losing streak with a 5-4 triump

Brewers put Stairs on disabled list

MILWAUKEE, May 19 (UPI) -- The Milwaukee Brewers Sunday placed veteran Matt Stairs on the 15-day disabled list with a strained

Chi. White Sox 11, Oakland (ss) 5

TUCSON, March 16 (UPI) -- Willie Harris had four hits, including a double and homer, scored three times and drove in three runs Saturday, giving the Chicago White Sox an 11-5 win over a

Milwaukee 3, Oakland 2 (11 innings)

MARYVALE, Ariz., March 11 (UPI) -- Minor leaguer Joe Cotton walked three straight batters to force in the winning run in the 11th inning Monday and give the Milwaukee Brewers a 3-2 victory over t
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