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Beckham to launch underwear line

Beckham to launch underwear line

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 28 (UPI) -- A Swedish clothing company has partnered with English soccer star David Beckham in a line of men's underwear.

Report: Child welfare workers too trusting

MIAMI, July 26 (UPI) -- Florida child welfare workers did nothing to Jorge and Carmen Barahona when allegations of possible child abuse and neglect were made, a grand jury report said.
Report: Pam pregnant again on 'Office'

Report: Pam pregnant again on 'Office'

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- Pregnant U.S. actress Jenna Fischer says her character Pam will be expecting her second child when "The Office" begins its eighth season this fall.

Russia celebrates 'Married Love' day

MOSCOW, July 8 (UPI) -- Russia, which has a world-record divorce rate and low birth rate, celebrated its fourth annual Day of Married Love and Family Happiness Friday.
Just what the sweet tooth ordered

Just what the sweet tooth ordered

CHICAGO, July 3 (UPI) -- Exploding Peeps in the microwave could get even messier: Just Born is dipping the marshmallow confection in chocolate for Halloween, Christmas and Valentine's Day -- one of the sweet innovations unveiled at the recent candy industry trade show in Chicago.
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Boy says he and dead sister were beaten

PALM BEACH, Fla., May 26 (UPI) -- A Florida couple charged with first-degree murder and child abuse should never have been awarded custody of the a girl and her twin brother, officials said.

Surgeon resigns over Valentine's remarks

DETROIT, April 18 (UPI) -- The president of the American College of Surgeons has resigned over comments that semen has more of a positive mood-enhancing effect on women than chocolates.

Woman facing charge after TSA egg incident

PHILADELPHIA, April 8 (UPI) -- A Kansas woman said she is scheduled for a court date in Philadelphia after she opened a confetti-filled plastic egg over an airport security agent's head.

Missing teen's body found under floor

BIRMINGHAM, England, March 4 (UPI) -- Police officers investigating the disappearance of an 18-year-old mother said they found her body hidden under a floor in her home in Birmingham, England.
Davy back in NYC after outing with Harry

Davy back in NYC after outing with Harry

LONDON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Heiress Chelsy Davy was reported by royal watchers to be back in New York Sunday after a romantic night on the town in London with Prince Harry.
Ruby: Berlusconi concerned about parties

Ruby: Berlusconi concerned about parties

ROME, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The woman known as "Ruby" says Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi intervened in her arrest because he was afraid she would tell about alleged sex parties.
327-pound fish caught in Mississippi

327-pound fish caught in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Mississippi wildlife officials said a man caught a potentially record-setting 327-pound fish, an alligator gar, in Chotard Lake.

5 Browns sisters say dad molested them

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- The father of the 5 Browns, a sibling piano quintet, has been charged in Utah with molesting his daughters.

Memphis domestic violence chief charged

MEMPHIS, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- The supervisor of the Memphis Police Department's domestic violence unit has been charged with threatening his wife with a gun on Valentine's Day.
Surgeon leaves forceps in woman

Surgeon leaves forceps in woman

LYON, France, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A French woman said the surgeon who left a pair of forceps in her stomach tried to laugh off the matter, telling her their removal was a Valentine's Day gift.

Ring drops into sewer during proposal

DENVER, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A Denver man said his marriage proposal was interrupted when he dropped his girlfriend's mother's wedding band down a sewer drain.

Man uses bus ad in Valentine's proposal

CANTON, Ohio, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- An Ohio woman enjoying a Valentine's Day lunch with her boyfriend said she was shocked when he used the side of a city bus to propose marriage.
Police: Robber pulled rifle from bouquet

Police: Robber pulled rifle from bouquet

EUSTICE, Fla., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Florida investigators said a man used a bouquet to conceal a rifle during a Valentine's Day bank robbery.

Thai couples lock lips for record kisses

PATTAYA CITY, Thailand, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Seven Thai couples broke the world record for the longest kiss on Valentine's Day -- and then kept on going.

NYC finds free condoms using phone/GPS

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Finding a free condom in New York City is easier thanks to a free smartphone application that locates the nearest dispensers, officials say.

Advice-seeking letter wins Italy trip

VERONA, Italy, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A New York woman whose "letter to Juliet" earned her a trip to Verona, Italy, said she didn't even known she was entering a contest.
Las Vegas loves a V-Day business boom

Las Vegas loves a V-Day business boom

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Valentine's Day is a busy day for Las Vegas businesses that profit from more than a thousand weddings and the increased demand for other romantic activities.
Menendez has V-day message for big oil

Menendez has V-day message for big oil

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A U.S. lawmaker has a Valentine's Day message for energy companies, saying the days of their "sweetheart" tax deals were over.
Same-sex couples to rally for equality

Same-sex couples to rally for equality

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Same-sex couples across the United States plan a Valentine's Day push for equality by seeking marriage licenses at county clerk's offices, organizers say.

Man falls to death in Chicago shaft

CHICAGO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A 63-year-old man fell four stories down a parking garage dumbwaiter-style shaft to his death, Chicago authorities said.
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