The Cure plans to release two new albums, '4:14 Scream' and '4:26 Dream'

The Cure plans to release two new albums, '4:14 Scream' and '4:26 Dream'

April 1 (UPI) -- The Cure frontman Robert Smith has clarified the content of the band's two upcoming releases, "4:14 Scream" and "4:26 Dream."
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Korean aerial recon system gets Lockheed support

DENVER, March 18 (UPI) -- South Korea's aircraft reconnaissance system is to receive support services from Lockheed Martin through a U.S. Foreign Military Sales contract.

Lockheed introduces new asset tracking system

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COL BKB: Ohio State 71, Louisiana-Monroe 31

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Robert Smith Jr. scored 17 points Friday and No. 3 Ohio State put on another smothering defensive effort to crush Louisiana-Monroe 71-31.

New York appeals court protects reporter from revealing sources

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Lockheed to support Army communications

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Police: Suspect lost his license plate doing burnouts

MANSFIELD, N.J., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- New Jersey police said a man accused of using his vehicle to do donuts and burnouts in a county-owned area was caught when police found his license plate.

Detroit mayor accepts emergency decision

DETROIT, March 7 (UPI) -- Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says he won't fight a state decision to send an emergency financial manager to his struggling city.

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Maine whistler agrees not to stand still

PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A Maine man whose whistling led to a disorderly conduct charge agreed in court to pursue his musical passion only while on the move.

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Man escapes jail, is busted at nearby bar

WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Police in Pennsylvania said a man who escaped from a holding cell was found having a beer at a bar near the police station.

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Singer Brandy engaged to music executive Ryan Press

Singer Brandy engaged to music executive Ryan Press

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. singer-actress Brandy is engaged to music executive Ryan Press, UsMagazine.com reported.
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Robert Smith
MIN2000111906-19 NOVEMBER 2000 - MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, USA:Vikings running back Robert Smith finds room to run after passing Carolina defensive end Jay Williams (#96) 11/19. bk/Bruce Kluckhohn UPI

Robert Scott Smith (born March 4, 1972 in Euclid, Ohio) is a former American football running back who played with the Ohio State Buckeyes and later with the Minnesota Vikings of the NFL. While in college, he openly criticized the Ohio State football staff for not allowing him to concentrate on academics. He declared for the NFL draft shortly after his sophomore year (counting his redshirt his third academic year) leaving many of his fans perplexed. (He also starred in track and field while at Ohio State. Smith is the only player to ever win Ohio's Mr. Football Award twice (in 1988 and 1989).

Smith was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the first round (21st overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft. Although he suffered from a number of ailments in his first few seasons, he finally broke through in 1997, gaining 1,266 yards. Smith's finest year as a pro came in the 2000 season, leading the NFC in rushing with 1,521 yards. He retired at the end of the season, despite being at the peak of his career.

In eight NFL seasons, Smith rushed for 6,818 yards and 32 touchdowns, along with 178 receptions for 1,292 yards and 6 touchdowns. He also returned 1 punt for 4 yards and 19 kickoffs for a total of 460 yards. Smith wore number 20 as a rookie in 1993, but switched to number 26 when it became available in 1994 and wore it until his retirement.

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