U.S. trains counter-terrorists in Africa

U.S. trains counter-terrorists in Africa

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) --The U.S. is training counter-terrorists in four African countries regarded as crucial to fighting al-Qaida, using funds from classified Pentagon budgets.
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Colo. businessman on trial for falsely luring nurses to the U.S.

DENVER, June 5 (UPI) -- A Colorado man accused of falsely promising high wages to lure foreign nurses to the United States denied all allegations at trial, court records showed.
U.S. House members propose change to rules of war

U.S. House members propose change to rules of war

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- Some members of the U.S. House are proposing a change to the way so-called associated forces with cursory ties to al-Qaida are targeted, officials said.

Police question suspect in stabbing of four at Albuquerque church

ALBUQUERQUE, April 29 (UPI) -- Police in Albuquerque said they were questioning a suspect in the stabbing of four choir members, two of whom were critically wounded, at a Catholic church.

Chad quits Mali war, French stick it out

BAMAKO, Mali, April 16 (UPI) -- Chadian President Idriss Deby says he's withdrawing his troops from Mali, where they've been helping the French battle Islamist insurgents.

Man on trial for 3 arson fire deaths

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 25 (UPI) -- A federal prosecutor told a jury in Connecticut Monday a man accused of setting a house fire that killed three people was secretly recorded saying he did it.

Production contract for Nett Warrior radio

CLARKSBURG, Md., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A new low-rate production contract for secure radios has been given to Thales Communications Inc. for the U.S. Army's Nett Warrior program.

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Drunk driver drives into cop parking lot

BARNSTABLE, Md., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Police in Maryland say a drunk driving suspect essentially turned himself in when he drove into the back parking lot of a police station.

New Army order for Rifleman radios

CLARKSBURG, Md., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has given Thales Communications Inc. a second low-rate production order for AN/PRC-154 Rifleman radios.

No room for al-Qaida in Mali, U.S. says

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- Any U.S. effort in the conflict in Mali needs to center on the government in policy that doesn't give al-Qaida room to grow, a defense official said.

Experts discuss efforts to counter threats

ASPEN, Colo., July 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department is constantly working with industry and international partners to counter various threats to the country, security officials said.

Thales radio receives U.S. certification

CLARKSBURG, Md., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Thales Communications Joint Tactical Radio has gained U.S. military certification for the Ultra High Frequency satellite communications Integrated Waveform.

Paper wasps: Small brains, big memories

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A U.S. study finds paper wasps, with brains less than a millionth the size of a human's brain, can remember individual wasps for at least a week.
Ike causing cruise ships to change course

Ike causing cruise ships to change course

MIAMI, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- South Florida's cruise industry says Hurricane Ike is forcing changes in itineraries so ships can avoid the massive storm.
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Michael Sheehan was an Irish politician and company director. Sheehan was elected to Dáil Éireann as an independent Teachta Dála (TD) at the 1948 general election for the Cork Borough constituency. He lost his seat at the 1951 general election. He also served as Lord Mayor of Cork from 1945–1949.

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