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Lockheed Martin wins Saudi helicopter contract

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has won a $22 million contract for upgrading Royal Saudi Arabia helicopter software.

AgustaWestland taps Lockheed for helo system support

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has received a sustainment and support contract for target acquisition and vision sensor systems on Apache helicopters operated by Britain.

Korean Apaches getting Lockheed targeting system

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- South Korea's new AH-64E Apache helicopters are to be outfitted with Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor systems.

Saudis receiving Longbow fire control radars

ORLANDO, Fla., June 13 (UPI) -- Fire Control Radars for Saudi Arabia's AH-64 Apache Attack helicopters will be provided by Longbow LLC, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman.

Suspect in child sex abuse case to plead guilty

DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia, May 16 (UPI) -- A lawyer for a man accused of chaining a teenage boy inside his Nova Scotia home says his client plans to plead guilty to some of the charges against him.

Montana man reunited with woman-hating macaw

GREAT FALLS, Mont., April 23 (UPI) -- A Montana man was reunited with his scarlet macaw after five years thanks in part to the bird's distaste for women.

Accused Canadian navy spy waives trial

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- A Canadian naval officer accused of espionage pleaded guilty to all three charges Wednesday and avoided a trial, his lawyer said in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

NBA: Utah 101, LA Clippers 79

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Carlos Boozer's 25 points and 10 rebounds Saturday night led the Utah Jazz to a 101-79 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Agency gets Katrina funding 2 years later

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A Louisiana agency created to maintain residential properties devastated by Hurricane Katrina two years ago finally is set to receive operating funding.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Flustered driver backs into police car ... Firefighters all wet after pool allegation ... Couple battles to name baby 4Real ... Shocking squirrels torch house twice ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Firefighters all wet after pool allegation

KANSAS CITY, Kan., June 21 (UPI) -- A group of firefighters in Kansas City, Kan., are in hot water after allegedly filling a swimming pool with city water while on the clock.

COL BKB: Texas 77, Iowa State 68

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- D.J. Augustin scored 31 points Saturday afternoon to lead the 25th-ranked Texas Longhorns to a 77-68 victory over the Iowa State Cyclones.

COL BKB: Texas A&M 73, Iowa State 49

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Joseph Jones had 21 points and five steals Wednesday night as eighth-ranked Texas A&M trounced Iowa State, 73-49.

COL BKB: Oklahoma St. 62, Iowa St. 50

STILLWATER, Okla., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Terrel Harris scored 21 points Saturday, pacing the 16th-ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys to a 62-50 win over the Iowa State Cyclones.

COL BKB: Kansas 68, Iowa St. 64 (OT)

AMES, Iowa, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Two dunks from Brandon Rush in overtime Saturday helped sixth-ranked Kansas fight off Iowa State, 68-64.

COL BKB: Ohio State 75, Iowa State 56

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Daeuquan Cook scored 21 points Tuesday to lead the third-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes to a 75-56 victory over the Iowa State Cyclones.

Husband: Porn star Chloe Jones was raped

NEW YORK, June 21 (UPI) -- The husband of the late porn star Chloe Jones tells "A Current Affair" that she suffered from epileptic seizures caused by a vicious rape in Los Angeles.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Baboons perplexed by language barrier ... Imprisoned men crochet for needy kids ... British man, 89, still an alter boy ... Billboards of semi-nude woman attacked ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Imprisoned men crochet for needy kids

JAMESTOWN, N.D., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- More than a dozen inmates at James River Correctional Center in North Dakota are learning to crochet.

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UPI's Capital Comment for Oct. 23, 2002

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press International.
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UPI Political Roundup

Taylor back in Montana Senate race ... Jeb Bush leads Florida poll ... Lautenberg extends lead ... pols court absentee voters ... a digest of national election and campaign news from United Press International.
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Elections 2002: Trade focus in NC 8th

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Election 2002) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (UPI) -- Rep. Robin Hayes, R-N.C., faces a strong challenge from political newcomer Chris Kouri, a Charlotte lawyer and former pro football player, in a closely watched race in the North Ca

UPI Political Roundup

Montana won't change ballot ... Bush to blitz for Republican candidates ... Polls show tight Senate races. A daily digest of local and national political news from United Press International...
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