Gitmo lead prosecutor agrees with civilian trial of al-Liby

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The lead prosecutor said he agrees with trying an alleged plotter in the 1998 U.S. embassies bombings in a civilian court rather than by a military commission.

Golfer sues club after being attacked by crocodile in sand trap

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- A Long Island, N.Y., man filed suit against a Mexican golf resort after be lost two fingers to a crocodile after chipping out of a sand trap.

Hamlin qualifies first at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin, battling back from a serious injury suffered in March, won the pole Friday for Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup night race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Stewart to miss rest of NASCAR season

Stewart to miss rest of NASCAR season

KANNAPOLIS, N.C., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart, who broke both bones in his lower right leg in a crash during a race in Iowa, will miss the rest of the 2012 NASCAR season, his team said Monday.

Joey Logano helps Chase hopes with Michigan Speedway victory

BROOKLYN, Mich., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Pole-sitter Joey Logano grabbed a late lead Sunday and held on to win the Pure Michigan 400, boosting his Chase for the Sprint Cup champion hopes.

Logano qualifies first in Michigan Sprint Cup race

BROOKLYN, Mich., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Joey Logano set a qualifying record to win the pole Friday for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

Part-timer Brian Vickers outduels Tony Stewart for New Hampshire win

LOUDON, N.H., July 14 (UPI) -- Brian Vickers passed Tony Stewart with 16 laps left and held on for his first victory since 2009, claiming Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup event in New Hampshire.

Hamlin wins pole in Dover

DOVER, Del., May 31 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin captured his second straight Sprint Cup series pole Friday, qualifying first for Sunday's FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway.

Kevin Harvick holds off Kasey Kahne for Coca Cola 600 victory

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27 (UPI) -- Kevin Harvick held off defending champ Kasey Kahne down the stretch Sunday, winning the accident-marred Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Kenseth wins Sprint Cup pole

KANSAS CITY, Kan., April 19 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth set a qualifying record at Kansas Speedway to win the pole Friday for Sunday's Sprint Cup STP 400.

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Johnson holds off Earnhardt at Daytona 500

Johnson holds off Earnhardt at Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the final lap Sunday to corral his second career Daytona 500 victory at Daytona International Speedway.

Harvick posts 3rd win at Sprint Unlimited

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Kevin Harvick claimed the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway Saturday, posting his third career victory in the non-points race.

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Microsoft's Windows 8 not driving PC sales

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Industry analysts said Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 8 was not driving U.S. sales of computers in the manner of previous software releases.
Pole sitter Logano wins Pocono 400

Pole sitter Logano wins Pocono 400

LONG POND, Pa., June 10 (UPI) -- Pole sitter Joey Logano chased down Mark Martin with four laps remaining, then hung on to win Sunday's Pocono 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race.

Biffle breaks Sprint Cup winless streak

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 15 (UPI) -- Greg Biffle corralled his first Sprint Cup victory since October 2010 Saturday, passing Jimmie Johnson with 30 laps left for a Texas Motor Speedway victory.

Truex wins Sprint Cup pole in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 13 (UPI) -- Martin Truex Jr. turned in the fastest qualifying lap Friday to earn the No. 1 starting position for Saturday's Samsung Mobile 500.

Failing to heed the 'Zombie Prophet Mohammed' warning

HERNDON, Va., April 3 (UPI) -- The author says there is a failure to fully understand what the Muslim Brotherhood and the Zombie Prophet Mohammed case say in the United States.
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Stewart wins rain-shortened Auto Club race

FONTANA, Calif., March 25 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart grabbed the lead after 86 laps Sunday and hung on for a rain-shortened, 129-lap victory at Auto Club Speedway in California.

Hamlin wins Sprint Cup pole in California

FONTANA, Calif., March 23 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin won the pole Friday for Sunday's running of the auto Club 400 at the Auto Club Speedway.

Stenhouse captures Nationwide race

LAS VEGAS, March 10 (UPI) -- Defending series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. pulled away after the final restart Saturday and dominated from there in winning the Nationwide Sam's Town 300.

Ragan gets redemption with Daytona win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 3 (UPI) -- David Ragan, who lost a victory in the Daytona 500 this year, earned redemption Saturday by winning the Coke 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

Kyle Busch wins Nationwide race

DARLINGTON, S.C., May 6 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch tapped the wall early in the race Friday and then avoided a multicar crash to win the Royal Purple 200 Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway.

Montoya qualifies first in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va., April 29 (UPI) -- Juan Pablo Montoya won his second Sprint Cup pole of the year Friday by qualifying first for Saturday's 400-lap race at Richmond International Raceway.
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