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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 19, 2013.
By United Press International

Canadian hit-man case to be reviewed

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Nova Scotia's justice minister said Wednesday he has referred a murder-for-hire case to a federal commission for complaints against the national police force.

Supreme Court stays abused wife's case

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court of Canada Friday overturned the acquittal of a Nova Scotia woman who tried to hire a hitman to kill her abusive husband.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012.
By United Press International

WHO: Highest alert level is likely

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 2 (UPI) -- A top official of the World Health Organization said Saturday in Switzerland "we have to expect" the swine flu alert will reach its highest level, Phase 6.

Afghan civilian deaths investigated

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Thirteen civilians were killed during an operation conducted by coalition forces in Afghanistan's Herat province this week, military officials said Saturday.

Poachers find thriving market for fossils

CLEVELAND, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A dinosaur skeleton that vanished from Mongolia likely was sold on the black market, says a fossil hunter from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

NHL: Buffalo 3, New Jersey 2 (SO)

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Drew Stafford scored the game-winner in the first round of a shootout Wednesday in Buffalo's 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils.

NHL: Ottawa 5, Buffalo 3

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Dany Heatley put Ottawa in front with 4:41 to play Friday and the Ottawa Senators went on to defeat Buffalo 5-3.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007.
By United Press International

NHL: Minnesota 5, Buffalo 1

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 10 (UPI) -- Dominic Moore scored twice n the first period Friday night to help Minnesota trounce the Buffalo Sabres, 5-1.

Ex-students get 5 years for fatal fire

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Two young New Jersey men were sentenced Friday to five years in prison for "a prank that got out of hand" -- a deadly fire in a Seton Hall university dorm. Joseph T. Lepore and Sean Michael Ryan, both 26, and former students at Seton Hall University in So

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 19, the 231st day of 2006 with 134 to follow.
By United Press International

Sanctions won't stop China violating IP

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Imposing trade sanctions is no solution to getting China to comply with intellectual-property rules. Rather, by encouraging Chinese companies to tie up with U.S
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent
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Michael Ryan is a comic book artist, famously known for being attached solely to Marvel Comics. In 2004, Marvel Comics signed a 3-year contract with an eager Ryan, whose first work was New X-Men: Academy X with Nunzio DeFilippis and Christina Weir. Marvel Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada would later say "Michael shouldn't be so humble about his art. Marvel recognized his talent, as have the fans, and it rocks. We don't want him anywhere else but here!".

Ryan later became publicly known for his brief tenure on the Marvel Comics' award-winning series, Runaways along with writer Joss Whedon. He is currently drawing X-Men: Manifest Destiny. He also briefly drew the Mystique mini-series, as well as the New Excalibur series with writer Frank Tieri.

Ryan has illustrated cards for the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Michael Ryan."
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