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Woman banished from cruise line

CLEVELAND, May 26 (UPI) -- An Ohio woman was been banished from a major cruise line's ships for making too many waves, she said.

Cruise ships' crime reporting examined

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress is looking into the cruise ship industry and how it handles crimes at sea.

NYPD studies militant Islamic ideology

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Streetwise New York City police officers are being schooled in militant Islamic ideology to better understand terrorist threats.

Virgin Mary photo icon goes to N.M. church

ALBUQUERQUE, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A life-size replica of a revered Mexican image of Jesus' mother will be installed in a New Mexico church, the Albuquerque Journal reported Friday.

Tugboat and barge ram cruise ship

KEY WEST, Fla., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A tugboat and a barge rammed into a moored cruise ship at Key West, Fla., Friday leaving an eight-foot puncture on the side of the hull.

Cruise liner spots Cuban refugees

MIAMI, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Coast Guard has eight Cuban migrants in custody after their sinking boat was spotted by a cruise ship and provided care.

Pope accepts Phoenix bishop's resignation

PHOENIX, June 18 (UPI) -- The Vatican accepted the resignation Wednesday of Phoenix Bishop Thomas J. O'Brien, accused of leaving the scene of a fatal hit-and-run accident.

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Report: Insider may testify on Zubaydah

SEATTLE, April 2 (UPI) -- A convicted terrorist turned government witness will likely play a major in the prosecution of Abu Zubaydah, a reputed top lieutenant in al Qaida who was arrested in Pakistan this week and turned over to the United States. Federal government sources told
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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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