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Third psychiatric workup done for man, 90, charged with killing wife

ELYRIA, Ohio, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A new evaluation has found that a 90-year-old Ohio man was mentally competent when he allegedly killed his wife more than five years ago, court records say.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.
By United Press International

Police: Men robbed bank via drive-through window

SANFORD, Fla., April 23 (UPI) -- Florida authorities said they arrested a pair of men accused of robbing a bank in the drive-through lane by claiming to have a bomb.

U.S. most-wanted 'child porn' teacher arrested

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, April 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. ex-schoolteacher and accused child pornographer who replaced Osama bin Laden on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list was arrested in Nicaragua, police said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012.
By United Press International

Nucleic acid invigorates antibiotics

LUBBOCK, Texas, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- A recently patented chemical additive could make old antibiotics effective again against resistant bacteria, a Texas Tech researcher said.

U.N. agencies feud in bombing probe

KABUL, Afghanistan, May 12 (UPI) -- U.N. agencies have turned against each other, bogging down the investigation of a 2006 Afghanistan bombing, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2006 with 144 to follow.
By United Press International

Patronage not illegal in Illinois

DOLTON, Ill., May 5 (UPI) -- A former Chicago alderman has been given the job of ferreting out public corruption in the town of Dolton -- which is run by his twin brother.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2005 with 144 to follow.
By United Press International

Connery returns as Bond

LOS ANGELES, April 5 (UPI) -- Sean Connery will play James Bond once more, for Electronic Arts' upcoming video game based on "From Russia with Love."

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Aug. 9, the 222nd day of 2004 with 144 to follow.
By United Press International

Watercooler Stories

India-U.S. strip search issue resurfaces ... New Nazi hunt launched in Hungary ... Auctioning Internet addresses debated ... Rape victim beats molester in jail ... Watercooler stories from UPI.
By United Press International

Auctioning Internet addresses debated

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 14 (UPI) -- The not-for-profit organization that acts as gatekeeper for the Internet's addresses is preparing for a meeting in Malaysia on whether to auction addresses.

Hero crisis in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, July 2 (UPI) -- Hollywood has a hero crisis, needing grisly, manly actors, rather than young, sexy stars such as Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom, insiders said.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2003 with 144 to follow.
By United Press International

People

Country music's annual Flameworthy Awards says it will honor "The Man in Black," Johnny Cash, at its upcoming ceremonies.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2002 with 144 to follow.
By United Press International

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Lawyer: 'Confusion will reign'

CHICAGO, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The State Board of Elections Monday held an evidence hearing on a challenge by Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., son of Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., to Jesse Jackson, a 68-year-old retired truck driver also running for Congress in the March 19 Democratic primary.
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