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Back surgery for New York Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul

LOS ANGELES, June 4 (UPI) -- New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is expected to be ready for the 2013 season after back surgery Tuesday, the team said.
Surgery to keep Dwight Howard from post-season

Surgery to keep Dwight Howard from post-season

ORLANDO, Fla., April 20 (UPI) -- Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard will miss the rest of the season, including the playoffs, because of lower back surgery, the team said Friday.
Hezbollah warns against aggression

Hezbollah warns against aggression

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Hezbollah and their Shiite allies in Lebanon vowed to support Iran and Syria against potential intervention by Western countries.

Secure borders, U.N. tells Lebanon

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- More than five years after Israel and Hezbollah halted fighting, there have been no concrete steps toward a permanent cease-fire, a U.N. envoy said.

U.N., NATO at odds over reconstruction

MARJA, Afghanistan, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- U.N. officials say their aid agencies will not participate in NATO's rebuilding strategy in southern Afghanistan as part of its current military campaign.
Back surgery ends Eric Milton's season

Back surgery ends Eric Milton's season

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- Left-hander Eric Milton of the LA Dodgers has undergone back surgery and is done for the 2009 season, the team said on its Web site.

Georgia Tech captain cleared to play

ATLANTA, May 26 (UPI) -- Georgia Tech Coach Paul Hewitt said Tuesday guard D'Andre Bell has been cleared by doctors to play his senior year of basketball.

Randy Johnson has herniated back disc

PHOENIX, June 19 (UPI) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks disclosed Tuesday that five-time Cy Young Award winning pitcher Randy Johnson has a herniated disc in his back.

A's Crosby miffed at 3rd misdiagnosis

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Oakland Athletics team doctors have, for the third time, failed to diagnose one of shortstop Bobby Crosby's broken bones -- this time a spinal fracture.

Ford to resume full-contact basketball

MILWAUKEE, June 27 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Bucks guard T.J. Ford has been cleared to resume full-contact basketball after missing the 2004-05 season because of a spinal cord injury.

Luther Elliss done for 2004

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A back injury has ended the season for Denver Broncos defensive tackle Luther Elliss.

Dolphins' Fiedler out for season

DAVIE, Fla., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The Miami Dolphins placed quarterback Jay Fiedler on the season-ending injured reserve list Wednesday because of a neck injury.

LeClair undergoes minor back surgery

PHILADELPHIA, July 9 (UPI) -- After missing 66 games of the 2000-01 season due to surgery to repair a herniated disc in his back, five-time All-Star left wing John LeClair of the Philadelphi

Kevin Brown having back surgery

LOS ANGELES, June 11 (UPI) -- Veteran righthander Kevin Brown of the Los Angeles Dodgers, already battling arm problems, underwent surgery to repair a protruding disc in his lower back.
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Robert Dorsey Watkins (September 23, 1900 – March 19, 1986) was a United States federal judge.

Watkins was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He received an A.B. from Johns Hopkins University in 1922. He received a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1925. He received an LL.B. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1925. He was a Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University from 1923 to 1965. He was a Lecturer, University of Maryland School of Law from 1925 to 1968. He was in private practice in Baltimore, Maryland from 1925 to 1955.

Watkins was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Watkins received a recess appointment from President Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 12, 1955, to a seat vacated by William C. Coleman. Formally nominated on January 12, 1956. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 1, 1956, and received his commission on March 2, 1956. He served as chief judge from 1970-1970. He assumed senior status on August 11, 1971. Watkins's service was terminated on March 19, 1986, due to death.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Robert Watkins."
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