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Senate panel to have Katrina hearings

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist says the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee will have hearings on the federal hurricane response.

Chertoff defends FEMA response

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff blamed delays in responding to Hurricane Katrina on the unexpected breach of the levees in New Orleans.

New planet discovered in solar system

HILO, Hawaii, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- A team of researchers from the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii, the California Institute of Technology, and Yale University have discovered a new planet.

Audit: No FEMA fraud found

MIAMI, April 29 (UPI) -- A federal audit said there were some irregularities in federal payments to hurricane victims in Florida last year, but no widespread fraud.

San Diego painter turns on own family

SAN DIEGO, March 21 (UPI) -- A San Diego house painter was being held without bail Monday for a deadly rampage against his own family.

Former NFL punter Reggie Roby dies at 43

NASHVILLE, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Former all-pro NFL punter Reggie Roby died in Nashville Tuesday at the age of 43.

Reward increased in death of toddler

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Mayor Michael Brown of Riviera Beach, Fla., added $10,000 Tuesday to the reward for the arrest of a gunman who fatally shot a 3-year-old boy.

New flood information campaign is launched

DALLAS, July 28 (UPI) -- The federal government has launched a campaign to better inform U.S. residents about floods and the availability of government-backed flood insurance.

U.S. Marine gets suspended sentence

NAHA, Japan, July 8 (UPI) -- A Japanese court Thursday dismissed an attempted rape charge against a U.S. Marine but gave him a suspended one-year term for attempted molestation.

NOAA predicts 2 to 4 major hurricanes

HOUSTON, May 17 (UPI) -- Government weather forecasters are predicting that more hurricanes than usual will hit the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States this year.

Solar System search finds new planet

PASADENA, March 14 (UPI) -- U.S. astronomers have discovered a new world in the farthest reaches of our solar system, but whether it's truly a planet will be a subject of debate.

The worst declared 'over' in Calif. fires

CRESTLINE, Calif., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A top official Sunday declared the "worst is over" in Southern California, where wildfires have destroyed more than 800,000 acres.

Washington Agenda-Federal

By United Press International

Storms, twisters threaten South

JACKSON, Tenn., May 6 (UPI) -- The South braced for the threat of more violent spring storms Tuesday, days after swarms of tornadoes killed at least 39 people in Kansas, Missouri and Tennesse

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 19-25.
By United Press International
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FEMA director Michael Brown answers questions about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans at a new conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on September 7, 2005. (UPI Photo/James Terry)
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Liverpool John Moores University (informally LJMU) is a British 'modern' university located in the city of Liverpool, England. The university is named after John Moores and was previously called Liverpool Mechanics' School of Arts and later Liverpool Polytechnic before gaining university status in 1992, thus becoming Liverpool John Moores University.

The university is a member of the University Alliance, a mission group of British universities established in 2007. It is also a member of the European University Association and the North West Universities Association. At present, LJMU serves more than 24,000 students comprising 20,270 undergraduate students and 4,100 postgraduate students, making it the largest university in Liverpool by student population - as well as the twentieth largest in the United Kingdom.

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