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Officials critical of Rob Ford after latest drunken video

TORONTO, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A Toronto city councilman said the latest video to surface showing a drunken Mayor Rob Ford is proof he's "not able to change."

Zach Johnson's 66 good for 3-stroke lead at Kapalua

KAPALUA, Hawaii, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Zach Johnson's 7-under-par 66 Saturday put him three strokes ahead after two rounds of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

Spieth shares lead to open 2014 on PGA Tour

NAPLES, Fla., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Jordan Spieth, coming off a rookie-of-the-year season on the PGA Tour, grabbed a share of the lead Friday after one round of the Tournament of Champions.

Officials loosening zero-tolerance policy for student discipline

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- South Florida school leaders are among administrators in several states who say they are loosening policies that cause students to be jailed for minor offenses.

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Woods holds 4-shot lead at Doral

DORAL, Fla., March 9 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods continued his hot play at the WGC-Cadillac Championship Saturday, firing a 5-under-par 67 to post a four-shot lead at after three rounds.

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First-time winners jump in golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, March 4 (UPI) -- Michael Thompson and Dawie van der Walt notched their first major-tour golf tour titles and made large gains in the men's world rankings.

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Edwards logs first victory in two years ... Thompson takes Honda Classic victory ... Busch bros' mom hurt in golf cart crash ... Cubs' Garza to start season on DL ... Sports news from United Press International.

Thompson takes Honda Classic victory

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 3 (UPI) -- Michael Thompson carded a 1-under 69 Sunday, holding off Geoff Ogilvy to capture his first career title with a victory at the Honda Classic.

Thompson, Guthrie knotted atop Honda

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 2 (UPI) -- Michael Thompson used a final-hole birdie Saturday to pull into a tie with rookie Luke Guthrie atop the Honda Classic leaderboard after three rounds.

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Rookie leads, McIlroy leaves at Honda

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 1 (UPI) -- Rookie Luke Guthrie had the lead Friday, Tiger Woods barely survived the cut and Rory McIlroy walked off the course in the second round of the Honda Classic.
Simpson up to fifth in golf rankings

Simpson up to fifth in golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, June 18 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson's steady play earned him the U.S. Open title and a return to the Top 10 of the men's world golf rankings.
Simpson's 68 nets U.S. Open victory

Simpson's 68 nets U.S. Open victory

SAN FRANCISCO, June 17 (UPI) -- Webb Simpson carded a 2-under-par 68 for the second straight day Sunday, rallying past Jim Furyk to claim the 112th U.S. Open Championship at The Olympic Club.
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SLP2001042305- 23 APRIL 2001- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: Tranda Wecker, mother of the two baby girls sold on the internet, walks into the St. Louis Civil Courts Building with friend Michael Thompson, prior to a custody hearing, in St. Louis, Missouri, April 23, 2001. bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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Sir Michael Warwick Thompson (born June 1931) is a British academic, who served as Vice-Chancellor of the Universities of East Anglia and Birmingham.

He was educated at the University of Liverpool where he graduated with a first in physics. He was a D.Sc in physics in 1963 from the University of Liverpool. He was appointed Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Sussex in 1965, and remained at Sussex for a further 15 years during which time he served as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and acting Vice-Chancellor of the University. In 1980 he was appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of East Anglia, and remained in the post until 1987 when he was appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, retiring in 1996. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, and was knighted in 1991.

His son Paul Warwick Thompson is currently rector of the Royal College of Art.

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