Celebs turn up for London Fashion Week

LONDON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Sadie Frost opened London Fashion Week with her funky-glam styles amid an A-list audience, including model Kate Moss and the designer's ex, actor Jude Law.

Mother jailed for daughter's truancy

BANBURY, England, March 23 (UPI) -- Patricia Amos, of Banbury, England, was sentenced Tuesday to 28 days in prison for allowing her 14-year-old daughter to skip school.

Wright beats Mosley for title

LAS VEGAS, March 14 (UPI) -- Underdog Ronald "Winky" Wright won the junior middleweight championship with a unanimous 12-round decision over Shane Mosley Saturday night in Las Vegas.

COL FB: Tulsa 34, San Jose St. 32

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Tulsa completed a banner regular season under first-year Coach Steve Kragthorpe Saturday with a 34-32 victory over San Jose State.

Youth accused of terrorism sentenced

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- A Scottish teenager who sent poison through the mail to Prince William and Cherie Blair was ordered jailed for three years Saturday.

Wheelchair moves at the speed of thought

MARTIGNY, Switzerland, July 24 (UPI) -- Severely disabled people may soon be able to steer their wheelchairs using only their thoughts.

Feature: Fund management outsourcing up

SINGAPORE, June 10 (UPI) -- The outsourcing of non-core function has been a growing trend within the fund management industry in Europe and North America in recent years. Now, Asia is appe

Court hears challenge to Texas sodomy ban

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court, in a case that reaches to the core of American values, heard argument Wednesday on whether Texas or any other state can ban private homosexual conduct between consenting adults.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Court hears library-Internet case

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court, in what could become a landmark free speech case, heard argument Wednesday on whether a federal law that forces public libraries to install I

Luxury brands are big business in India

CALCUTTA, India, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- A few months back, Rai & Sons, a family-owned business outfit set up a shop in an up-market shopping area in Delhi, India and started giving out bite-sized sample of a premium brand of Swiss-made jam. Simultaneously, it also organized quiz competitions in
INDRAJIT BASU, UPI Business Correspondent

San Francisco 31, Dallas 27

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Terrell Owens caught two fourth-quarter touchdown passes Sunday, his second an eight-yarder with 12 seconds remaining, as the San Francisco 49ers rallied from a

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Niners lose two players to injuries

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- When the San Francisco 49ers beat the Seattle Seahawks Monday night, the lost two key players to crippling injuries.

Suit: Lariam drugmaker hid side effects

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- A San Antonio couple has filed suit in New Jersey state court, charging drug giant Hoffmann-La Roche with "knowingly withholding or misrepresenting information" about side effects of its anti-malaria drug called Lariam

Green Bay 25, San Francisco 15

GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Brett Favre, feasting in the playoff atmosphere he has missed the past two seasons, drove Green Bay to four second-half scores Sunday and rallied the Packers to


DENNIS DAILY, United Press International
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