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Documents show Britain bugged King Edward VIII, paid Franco brother

LONDON, May 24 (UPI) -- Newly released documents show British intelligence bugged King Edward VIII before his abdication and paid key Spanish leaders to keep the country neutral.

Navy approves sub-sea battery

QUINCY, Mass., April 3 (UPI) -- A lithium battery for use on the hovering autonomous underwater vehicle system has received safety approval from the U.S. Navy.
Notable deaths during the past year

Notable deaths during the past year

A former U.S. presidential nominee, a longtime U.S. senator, the central figure in a case that led to reform of a major police department, and a number of supporting players from the Civil Rights era and the Watergate scandal, topped the list of notable deaths in 2012.
PAT NASON, United Press International
Fifth and final season of 'Merlin' to air on Syfy

Fifth and final season of 'Merlin' to air on Syfy

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The fifth and final season of British fantasy series "Merlin" is to air on Syfy, starting next month, the U.S. cable network said Friday.
Activist Russell Means dead at 73

Activist Russell Means dead at 73

PORCUPINE, S.D., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Russell Means, an activist and early leader with the American Indian Movement, died Monday at his home in Porcupine, S.D., family members said. He was 73.

Study: Cancer risk decreases after age 80

BOSTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- While old age has been linked with heightened cancer risk, research suggests most cancer rates decrease in octogenarians, U.S. researchers said.

Actor 'deeply upset' with Blair, Iraqi war

LONDON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- British actor and Labor Party supporter Richard Wilson is upset with Prime Minister Tony Blair over his handling of the war in Iraq.

Canadian tribe: U.S. oil drilling illegal

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- As Republicans moved Arctic National Wildlife Refuge oil drilling through Congress, Canada's Gwich'in Indians argued the plan would violate international law.

Top editor of Des Moines Register dies

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Kenneth MacDonald, an editor and publisher who helped guide the Des Moines (Iowa) Register for a half century, has died while recovering from a stroke. He was 9

Idaho slaying tied to parolee crime spree

MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho, June 16 (UPI) -- Idaho authorities Wednesday linked the slaying of a Mountain Home teenager to the brief and violent crime spree attributed to parolee Richard Wilson.

More names surface in Oregon kidnap probe

CORVALLIS, Ore., June 11 (UPI) -- The list of potential suspects in the disappearance of a young Oregon woman increased Friday to more than two dozen names.

Scientists sequence chromosome seven

ST. LOUIS, July 9 (UPI) -- Genetic researchers say they have completed DNA sequencing of chromosome seven - a chromosome associated with cystic fibrosis, deafness and several cancers.

Studies on Y chromosome released

ST LOUIS, Mo., June 18 (UPI) -- Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have found the Y chromosome is able to fix itself because it carries multiple copies of its genes.

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Richard Wilson (5 October 1759 - 7 June 1834) was an English politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Ipswich from 1806 to 1807.

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