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UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014
By United Press International
Helen Mirren wins award, three judges quit over 'vote rigging'

Helen Mirren wins award, three judges quit over 'vote rigging'

Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Three film critics have quit the Evening Standard Theatre Awards judging panel after Helen Mirren won the award in a supposedly rigged ceremony.
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'Starred Up' earns 8 British Independent Film Award nominations

'Starred Up' earns 8 British Independent Film Award nominations

LONDON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The prison drama "Starred Up" led the field Monday with nominations for eight British Independent Film Awards.

Louisiana kidnap victim's cousin shoots and kills abductor

DUSON, La., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Sheriff's deputies ruled a shooting death in rural Louisiana was justified because a man looking for his abducted cousin fatally shot her kidnapper to save her.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 24, 2013.
By United Press International
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'Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' up for 8 Olivier Awards

'Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' up for 8 Olivier Awards

LONDON, March 26 (UPI) -- The stage play "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" led the field with eight when Britain's Olivier Award nominations were announced Tuesday.
Online voting joke results in threats

Online voting joke results in threats

PINE KNOLL SHORES, N.C., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- A North Carolina man who joked on Facebook about voting four times for president will not face any charges, prosecutors say.

Feds oppose ex-FEC officials' testimony

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Prosecutors are trying to bar two former chairmen of the Federal Elections Commission from testifying for indicted former U.S. Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C.
Bomb-sniffing dog/human teams growing

Bomb-sniffing dog/human teams growing

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The number of bomb-sniffing dogs since the terrorist attacks on the United States in 2001 has grown dramatically, officials said.
Lower crests predicted on Mississippi

Lower crests predicted on Mississippi

ST. LOUIS, June 20 (UPI) -- Forecasters say the coming crest of the Mississippi River in historic Hannibal, Mo., will be about a foot lower than previously expected.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2008.
By United Press International
'Hairspray' wins big at Olivier Awards

'Hairspray' wins big at Olivier Awards

LONDON, March 10 (UPI) -- "Hairspray" was named best new musical at the 2008 Laurence Olivier Awards ceremony in London Sunday night.

Prisoners to handle bomb-detection puppies

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The Transportation Security Administration has partnered with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for a program to train explosives-detection dogs.

Roger Moore to be honored at LA ball

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- British actor Roger Moore is set to make a rare visit to the United States to be honored at The Thalians' 52nd Anniversary Ball in Los Angeles.
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Scott Thomas
British actress Kristin Scott Thomas arrives in London's Leicester Sq for the British Academy Film awards on Sunday February 19 2006.(UPI Photo/Hugo Philpott)
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Scott Thomas (born July 19, 1966) is the District Attorney for North Carolina Prosecutorial District 3B, which includes Carteret, Craven and Pamlico counties. Previously, he was a member of the North Carolina State Senate from 2000 to 2005, representing the Second Senatorial district. Before that, he was a one-term member of the North Carolina House of Representatives.

On January 18, 2006, Thomas resigned as State Senator to become District Attorney. He was appointed to the vacant post on January 24 by Governor Mike Easley to replace W. David McFadyen Jr., who retired early. Thomas was sworn in on January 30.

On February 1, C.W. Bland was appointed to replace Thomas in the State Senate.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Scott Thomas."
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