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Anglo-French accord covers development of drones

PARIS, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- New defense cooperation between Britain and France includes agreements for development of aerial and maritime drones, France's Defense Ministry said Monday.
Heart/stroke guidelines call for statins, lifestyle changes

Heart/stroke guidelines call for statins, lifestyle changes

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology released new U.S. cardiovascular prevention guidelines to prevent heart attack and stroke.

Scott Dixon claims IndyCar title, Power wins at Auto Club Speedway

FONTANA, Calif., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Scott Dixon won his third IndyCar Series title with a fifth-place finish at Auto Club Speedway Saturday in a season-ending race claimed by Will Power.

IndyCar's Dario Franchitti sustains spinal fracture in Houston crash

HOUSTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Four-time IndyCar Series champ Dario Franchitti suffered multiple injuries and 13 fans were hurt Sunday in a spectacular crash at the Grand Prix of Houston.

Scott Dixon takes points lead at crash-marred Houston IndyCar race

HOUSTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Will Power notched his second win of the season and Scott Dixon grabbed the IndyCar points lead Sunday in the crash-marred Grand Prix of Houston Race 2.

Simon Pagenaud wins crash-filled Baltimore Grand Prix

BALTIMORE, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Simon Pagenaud evaded a series of wrecks littering the race course Sunday and emerged with a 4.2-second victory at the Grand Prix of Baltimore.

China moves closer to electric propulsion for naval ships

BEIJING, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- China Shipbuilding Industry Corp. said it has "finalized" its gas turbine electric propulsion system for naval ships, China Daily reported

Will Power wins Sonoma IndyCar event after Scott Dixon penalized

SONOMA, Calif., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Will Power grabbed the lead after a controversial penalty on Scott Dixon Sunday and held on to claim an IndyCar Series event at Sonoma Raceway.
NASA prepares for instrument swap on Mars orbiting spacecraft

NASA prepares for instrument swap on Mars orbiting spacecraft

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- NASA says it's having the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter switch from one motion-sensing device to a duplicate unit on-board to avoid any potential problems.

Charlie Kimball takes first IndyCar victory at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ohio, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Charlie Kimball nailed down his first career IndyCar victory Sunday, posting a 5.5-second win over Simon Pagenaud at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Franchitti wins pole for first of two Toronto IndyCar races

TORONTO, July 12 (UPI) -- Dario Franchitti captured the pole Friday for the first of two IndyCar races that will be held this weekend on a street course in Toronto.

Scott Dixon wins Pocono IndyCar race in big day for Gnassi Racing

LONG POND, Pa., July 7 (UPI) -- Scott Dixon seized the lead with 28 laps remaining and held off Chip Gnassi Racing teammate Charlie Kimball to win Sunday's IndyCar event at Ponono Raceway.

John Kerry promotes clean energy in India

NEW DELHI, June 24 (UPI) -- Clean energy is "one of the greatest economic opportunities of all time," said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting India for the first time as secretary.

Ryan Hunter-Reay cruises to Milwaukee Mile IndyCar victory

WEST ALLIS, Wis., June 15 (UPI) -- Ryan Hunter-Reay defended his Milwaukee Mile crown Saturday, posting a 4.8-second margin of victory at the IndyCar Series race.

Marco Andretti captures pole at Milwaukee Mile

WEST ALLIS, Wis., June 14 (UPI) -- Marco Andretti turned in a two-lap average of 170.515 miles per hour Friday to lead qualifying for Saturday's 250-mile IndyCar race at the Milwaukee Mile.

Will Power wins pole for Texas IndyCar race

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 7 (UPI) -- Will Power rocketed around the Texas Motor Speedway for a two-lap average of 219.182 miles per hour Friday, giving him the pole for the Firestone 550.

Simon Pagenaud wins at Belle Isle Park for 1st IndyCar title

DETROIT, June 2 (UPI) -- Simon Pagenaud claimed his first IndyCar victory Sunday in the second of two weekend races at Belle Isle Park in Detroit.

Ed Carpenter surprises to earn Indianapolis 500 pole position

INDIANAPOLIS, May 18 (UPI) -- Unheralded Ed Carpenter grabbed the pole position for the Indianapolis 500 Saturday in a surprise result, turning in a four-lap average of 228.762 mph.

James Hinchcliffe passes Takuma Sato in final turn for Sao Paulo win

SAO PAULO, May 5 (UPI) -- James Hinchcliffe overtook Takuma Sato on the final turn of the last lap Sunday, claiming the Sao Paulo 300 IndyCar event.
Space plane intended for tourist flights in first powered test

Space plane intended for tourist flights in first powered test

MOJAVE, Calif., April 29 (UPI) -- The Virgin Galactic space plane being developed to carry fare-paying passengers into space made its first powered flight over California, company officials say.

Hunter-Reay gets first 2013 win in Ala.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 7 (UPI) -- Defending series champ Ryan Hunter-Reay gained the winner's circle for the first time this year with a victory Sunday in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

PW delivers engines for Indian C-17s

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The first batch of 10 engines to power a fleet of C-17 Globemaster IIIs for India has been delivered to Boeing by Pratt & Whitney.

Rolls-Royce installs MT30 on new carrier

LONDON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Rolls-Royce said it installed the first of two MT30 gas turbine engines into Britain's new aircraft carrier, the HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Obama's green shout-out earns praise

Obama's green shout-out earns praise

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Environmental advocacy group Sierra Club was among those expressing optimism that U.S. President Barack Obama is going green for his second term.

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