Man sentenced for spiking a drink

NEWCASTLE, England, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- A man in Britain, convicted for spiking a woman's drink with a potentially deadly drug, has been sentenced to prison for five years.

S. Australia culls poker machines in pubs

ADELAIDE, Australia, June 30 (UPI) -- The state of South Australia has ordered nearly 3,000 poker machines in pubs turned off and removed to combat problem gambling.

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Cops too busy at crashes to enforce law

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- California Highway Patrol officers are too busy attending car crashes to enforce the law issuing tickets, the San Jose Mercury News said Tuesday.

Thais demand deportation of U.K. scholar

SUKHOTHAI, Thailand, July 23 (UPI) -- Thousands of Thais are demanding the deportation of a British scholar who, along with a Thai colleague, has questioned the authenticity of a national icon.

New gig for Noah Wyle

LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- Noah Wyle will play a mild-mannered superhero in "The Librarian," a TNT original movie, Daily Variety reported Tuesday.

TNT to announce original crime series

NEW YORK, April 22 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network TNT is expected to announce its foray into producing as many as 10 original one-hour series, the Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

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Kansas 80, Seton Hall 62

LAHAINA, Hawaii, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Nick Collison and Drew Gooden combined for 38 points and 31 rebounds Wednesday -- including a tournament record-tying 19 by Collison -- as No. 3 Kansas captured
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