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Doctor walked through snowstorm to perform brain surgery

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Staff members at Alabama's Trinity Medical Center said a neurosurgeon walked 8 miles in a snowstorm to perform life-saving emergency surgery at the hospital.

Owners of Gillette Stadium in Massachusetts agree to pay damages

DEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The owners of Gillette Stadium, the Massachusetts home of the New England Patriots, have settled a lawsuit by the family of a young woman killed in a car crash.
Body likely that of key witness in mobster's trial

Body likely that of key witness in mobster's trial

BOSTON, July 18 (UPI) -- A key witness in the Boston trial of alleged mobster James "Whitey" Bulger has reportedly been found dead, Massachusetts officials said Thursday.

China said outsourcing its carbon emissions -- within its own borders

IRVINE, Calif., June 11 (UPI) -- China is outsourcing carbon within its own borders, with rich coastal provinces outsourcing emissions to poorer provinces in the interior, a study indicates.

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Ex-Sooner QB 1 of 2 dead in plane crash

SOUTH BEND, Ind., March 18 (UPI) -- Former Oklahoma quarterback Steve Davis and another man were killed in the Indiana crash of a Beechcraft jet that hit three houses, authorities said.

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A police officer shot and killed a man at the scene of a Denver-area shootout Friday without realizing the victim was a fellow officer, police said.
Prosecutors: Sentence Bulger's moll to 10

Prosecutors: Sentence Bulger's moll to 10

BOSTON, June 9 (UPI) -- Federal prosecutors want Catherine Greig, who spent 16 years on the lam with Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger, to spend 10 years in prison.

Bulger girlfriend pleads guilty

BOSTON, March 14 (UPI) -- The girlfriend of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger pleaded guilty Wednesday in Boston to helping him elude capture for more than a decade.

250 shots fired in Colorado standoff

EDGEWATER, Colo., April 5 (UPI) -- Police in suburban Denver say 11 people have been arrested after almost 250 shots were fired at officers responding to a 911 call early Tuesday.

Police find body in car trunk after chase

DENVER, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Denver police responding to a report of gunfire found a body in the trunk of a car that sped away as they arrived and then crashed early Thursday after a chase.

Van towed with 5-year-old inside

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Police in Colorado said a tow truck crew that took a van from an apartment complex to an impound lot discovered a 5-year-old girl sleeping inside the vehicle.

Man finds marijuana with his tacos

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Police say a Lakewood, Colo., man stopped at a restaurant to pick up tacos and got some marijuana in the deal.

Monster Magnet singer overdoses

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) -- Monster Magnet frontman Dave Wyndorf is hospitalized in Los Angeles, recovering from the effects of a drug overdose, it was reported Thursday.

Gates' Corbis image archive may go public

SEATTLE, March 11 (UPI) -- Microsoft head Bill Gates may offer shares in his Corbis digital image archive to the public as a way of providing a windfall of cash for the company.
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Steve Davis
Corbis CEO Steve Davis addresses industry analysts and publishing executives attending the 2005 Corbis Annual Meeting held in New York on Jan. 19, 2005. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Steve Davis, OBE (born 22 August 1957 in Plumstead, London) is an English professional snooker player. He has won more professional titles in the sport than any other player, including six World Championships during the 1980s, when he was the world number one for seven years and became the sport's first millionaire. He has won 28 ranking events in total, second only to Stephen Hendry.

Davis' achievements also include three Masters and a record six UK Championship titles. In 1988 he became the first player to complete snooker's Triple Crown in a single season. He is also a former four-time World Doubles champion with Tony Meo and won the World Team Classic/Cup four times with England. In 1982, he became the first player to compile a televised maximum break and is one of four players to have compiled over 300 competitive century breaks. Though he has not won a major tournament since 1997, he continues to play snooker at a high level and reached the quarter-finals at the 2010 World Championship. He was still ranked in the world's top 16 at the age of 50, and as of May 2011 is ranked number 44.

Outside of snooker Davis is a known writer, pool and poker player. He played at the Mosconi Cup between 1994 and 2004 as a member of Team Europe, winning the event in 1995 and 2002. He was made an MBE in 1998 and an OBE in 2001. He now combines his playing career with his role as an established television analyst and occasional commentator for the BBC's snooker coverage.

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