Judge orders prosecutors to turn over secret court filings to defense

CHICAGO, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Chicago ordered prosecutors to hand over to the defense confidential court filings that started a terrorism sting against the defendant.
Khalid Sheik Mohammed releases manifesto advocating non-violence

Khalid Sheik Mohammed releases manifesto advocating non-violence

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The self-proclaimed planner of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on U.S. soil issued a manifesto suggesting Muslims refrain from violence to spread Islam.

Four-of-5 world leaders use Twitter; Obama leads the pack

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Four out of 5 world leaders use Twitter, an annual ranking of the use of social media among world leaders by the Digital Policy Council found.

Emirates shoot down BAE's $6B Typhoon jet deal

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- BAE Systems, Britain's largest defense company, has suffered a major setback with the United Arab Emirates scrapping lengthy negotiations for 60 Eurofighter Typhoon jets, a deal worth at least $6 billion.

9/11 suspect ejected from war court for outbursts

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A U.S. military judge booted one of the suspected planners of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the United States from the war court for his outbursts.

British hopes of $10B Emirates Typhoon deal sink

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Britain's high-profile drive to sell Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets in the Persian Gulf seems to be running into trouble, with the United Arab Emirates reportedly having second thoughts about acquiring up to 60 of the aircraft under a contract possibly worth $10 billion.

United Arab Emirates questioned on rights over satirical film arrests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Human rights activists say the arrest of five men for a satirical film shows the United Arab Emirates' image as progressive is "a public relations artifice."

After Hezbollah assassination, Lebanon stands at the abyss again

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Lebanon's pro-Hezbollah daily Al-Akhbar says the Shiite movement is mulling an attack on Israel which it blames for the assassination of one of its senior commanders Wednesday, the biggest single blow to the Iranian-backed group in six years.

Judge allows lawyers to photograph alleged terrorist's torture scars

MIAMI, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Alleged Sept. 11, 2001, mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed's ankle and wrist scars can be photographed to preserve evidence in his case, a military judge ruled.

Beirut bombings: Will Hezbollah avenge attack on Iranian embassy?

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The suicide bombing of the Iranian Embassy in Beirut Tuesday, in which 23 people were killed, marked a dangerously sharp escalation in the Sunni-Shiite confrontation in Lebanon, a direct consequence of the increasingly sectarian civil war in neighboring Syria.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013.
By United Press International

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.

Chriselliam wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf

ARCADIA, Calif., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Chriselliam kicked clear in the stretch to win Friday's $1 million Grade I Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf by daylight.

Outstrip wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf

ARCADIA, Calif., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Outstrip came roaring down the stretch to snatch victory in Friday's $1 million Grade I Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita.

Filly and mare shootout keys first day of Breeders' Cup

ARCADIA, Calif., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A filly and mare shootout highlights Friday's first day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
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