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UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Attorney: Inmate 'tortured' in Hollywood film got real head injury

Attorney: Inmate 'tortured' in Hollywood film got real head injury

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- An inmate at the U.S. military prison in Cuba depicted in a Hollywood film as being tortured received a head injury while in CIA custody, his attorney says.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Defense Sec. Hagel appoints Guantanamo Bay envoy

Defense Sec. Hagel appoints Guantanamo Bay envoy

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department said Tuesday it appointed a veteran House Armed Services Committee counsel to oversee the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Former Islamic warlord Sayyaf announces bid for Afghan presidency

Former Islamic warlord Sayyaf announces bid for Afghan presidency

KABUL, Afghanistan, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Abdul Rasoul Sayyaf, a former Islamic commander who brought al-Qaida leaders to Afghanistan, has registered to run for president, officials said.

Two St Legers and rich races in Canada this weekend

A big weekend of turf racing includes not one but two St Legers and the reigning U.S. Horse of the Year back in action in Canada.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Military judge at Gitmo sets USS Cole bombing trial date

Military judge at Gitmo sets USS Cole bombing trial date

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The military judge in the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, case on the USS Cole bombing set a Sept. 14, 2014, provisional trial date, court documents indicated.

Treasury sanctions Pakistan school, senior al-Qaida official

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday sanctioned a senior al-Qaida leader and a school, or madrassa, in Pakistan used as a training center for terrorists.

9-11 military panel holds closed hearing on government motion

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The military tribunal in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the United States held a hearing behind closed doors to hear a government motion, a judge said.

A preview of weekend racing

Two key races for 3-year-olds take center stage in American weekend racing while some of the world's top horses square off in England.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Dubai pardons woman sentenced after she reported she was raped

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 22 (UPI) -- A Norwegian woman sentenced to prison after reporting she was raped in Dubai was pardoned by Dubai's ruler, Norway's Foreign Ministry said Monday.

Turf stars shine in weekend horse racing

Some of the nation's top horses fuel a heavy schedule of turf races this weekend while Iowa runs its biggest races of the year.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Hollande seeks Rafale jet deal with Qatar

DOHA, Qatar, June 24 (UPI) -- French President Francois Hollande has sought to press the gas-rich Persian Gulf emirate of Qatar to buy 24-36 Dassault Rafale combat jets during a weekend visit amid a defense build-up by the region's Arab monarchies to counter Iran.
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