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California police officers arrested in car theft ring

KING CITY, Calif., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The acting police chief of King City, Calif., was arrested as part of an investigation into an alleged car theft scheme, officials said.
Colin Firth, Emma Stone to star in Woody Allen's next film

Colin Firth, Emma Stone to star in Woody Allen's next film

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- Colin Firth and Emma Stone are heading to France this summer to star in filmmaker Woody Allen's new, untitled comedy, producers announced.

Worker crushed by elevator at Florida building

ST. PETERSBURG BEACH, Fla., April 24 (UPI) -- A man cleaning oil from the bottom of an elevator at a Florida condominium was crushed to death Wednesday morning when the elevator fell on him, police said.

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'Pre-life' chemistry on Saturn moon?

'Pre-life' chemistry on Saturn moon?

PASADENA, Calif., April 3 (UPI) -- NASA scientists say complex organic chemistry in unexpected areas of the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan could eventually lead to the building blocks of life.

Beauty queen gets 4 years after slaying

COUPEVILLE, Wash., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- A former Washington state beauty queen will spend four years in prison for her role in helping lure a man to his death, prosecutors said.
Report: Derby winner may skip Preakness

Report: Derby winner may skip Preakness

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3 (UPI) -- Mine That Bird, the surprise winner at the Kentucky Derby, is not committed to run at the Preakness, co-owner Mark Allen said Sunday morning.

Obama gets F from Chicago activists

CHICAGO, April 26 (UPI) -- Activists in the poor Chicago neighborhood where U.S. President Barack Obama got his start as a community organizer say he hasn't done enough for them so far.

Appeals court stays Davis execution

ATLANTA, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court in Atlanta Friday stayed the execution of convicted cop killer Troy Anthony Davis, scheduled to die Monday by lethal injection.

Top court turns aside cop killer's plea

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday cleared the way for the execution of a Georgia man convicted of killing a police officer 19 years ago.

Justices mute on Georgia death case

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court, opening its new term Monday, took no action on an appeal of a death-row inmate who reportedly has a significant claim of innocence.

Georgia cop killer denied new trial

ATLANTA, March 17 (UPI) -- The Georgia Supreme Court said Monday it would not order a new trial for convicted cop killer Troy Anthony Davis.

Georgia execution on hold

ATLANTA, July 16 (UPI) -- A convicted Georgia cop-killer facing a Tuesday execution date has been given a three-month reprieve.

Feature: Woody Allen mounts one-acts

NEW YORK, June 18 (UPI) -- Woody Allen has written and directed mostly films for the past 35 years, so his rare forays into the theater are occasions of exceptional interest.
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Woody Allen's winning new one-acts

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- Woody Allen has written and directed mostly films for the past 35 years, so his rare forays into the theater are occasions of exceptional interest.
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Federal tech transfer turns to nanotech

GALVESTON, Texas, June 27 (UPI) -- National laboratories and federal entities such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration are paying more attention to nanotechnology as they look to commercialize ongoing research, speakers said Thursday at a conference.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

Cockpit security rules head to FAA

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Aviation groups Friday endorsed enhanced cockpit door security standards, sending the proposed regulations to the Federal Aviation Administration for formal act
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News
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