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Child molester gets at least 25 years in prison

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A Texas man convicted of sexually abusing a young girl will serve at least 25 years in prison, a judge decided.

Navy contracts for LPD-17 support

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has exercised a contract option with Raytheon for continued engineering support for amphibious warfare ships.

4C appoints former UAE military commander

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- 4C Controls Inc. has appointed a former commander of the United Arab Emirates military to an executive position.

Raytheon IDS creates Seapower Systems unit

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. company Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems has formed a new Seapower Capability Systems unit.

Madagascar aye-aye color vision studied

PHOENIX, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists studying one of the world's most rare primates have found the animal's genes involved in color vision have not degraded as expected.

Primate expert discounts Hobbit discovery

CHICAGO, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A primate expert at Chicago's Field Museum says a tiny "Hobbit"-like species discovered in Indonesia has to be a pygmy version of modern humans.

Oldest case of impacted wisdom teeth found

CHICAGO, March 7 (UPI) -- Field Museum scientists in Chicago say they've discovered the oldest case of impacted wisdom teeth in a famous 15,000-year-old human skeleton.

Gibraltar's monkeys came from Africa

CHICAGO, April 25 (UPI) -- Researchers at Chicago's Field Museum have determined Gibraltar's Barbary Macaques are descended from populations in Algeria and Morocco.

Fossil find doubles primate age

Paleontologists sifting through mounds of Egyptian desert sand have unearthed tiny 40-million-year-old fossil fragments that double the suspected age of one of the three major lines of primates -- and fuel the debate over the time and place of human origi
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer

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British Open Champions

GULLANE, Scotland, July 21 (UPI) -- Winners of the British Open:

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Scientists push back primate origins

In a proposal that is already starting to make the evolutionary fur fly, an international team of scientists has pushed back the origin of primates by some 20 million years, to when dinosaurs still inhabited Earth.
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer

WTC air quality questioned at hearing

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The controversy swirling around the environmental contamination in and around where the World Trade Center once stood continued in a hearing in New York City sp
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WAX2003092599 - WASHINGTON, SEPT. 25 (UPI) - President George W. Bush signs into law, H.R. 13, the Museum and Library Services Act of 2003, in the Oval Office Sept. 25, 2003. Pictured with the President are, from left: Congressman Ralph Regula, R-Ohio; Congressman Peter Hoekstra, R-Mich., Congressman John Boehner, R-Ohio., Education Secretary Rod Paige, Laura Bush, Dr. Robert Martin, Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services; Senator Mike Enzi, R-Nev.; and Senator Jack Reed, D-R.I. pb/Tina Hagler/White House UPI
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Robert Martin (born January 6, 1973), better known by his nickname "50", is a streetball player whose fame rose during his years on the AND1 Mixtape Tour. He is 6'8" tall and weighs 210 lbs. He was given the name "50" because people said he has a 50-inch vertical jump.

Martin, born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, graduated from Tri-Cities High School in 1991. He attended Middle Georgia College from 1991 to 1993 before transferring to High Point College (now High Point University). Martin is also the cousin of NBA star Kenyon Martin of the Denver Nuggets.

In 1995 he joined the Atlanta Trojans of the USBL. From 1995 to 1998 he played in Europe, then in 1998 he played for the Rochester Skeeters of the IBA. In 2001, Martin was offered on a spot on the AND1 Tour.

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