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Haverford College commencement speaker calls students 'arrogant' for protesting other speaker

Haverford College commencement speaker calls students 'arrogant' for protesting other speaker

HAVERFORD, Pa., May 18 (UPI) --Former Princeton President William G. Bowen called Haverford students "immature" and "arrogant" for protesting previously scheduled commencement speaker.
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Obama honors 24, including George Lucas, at White House

Obama honors 24, including George Lucas, at White House

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama presented the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to 24 recipients, including filmmaker George Lucas, at the White House.

WWII plane part of Calif. estate sale

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Attendees at a California estate sale had an interesting item to consider in the home's backyard shed: a World War II military airplane.

Patriot's OxyContin link sentenced

BOSTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Authorities say Daniel Ekasala has been sentenced to 43 months in prison for selling 300 OxyContin pills to New England Patriots lineman Nick Kaczur.
N.Y. mayor awaits ruling to allow 3rd term

N.Y. mayor awaits ruling to allow 3rd term

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, awaiting approval to seek a third term, is busily planning an aggressive $80 million campaign, associates say.

Federal judge makes government pay up

PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A federal judge decided Tuesday the U.S. government illegally seized a boat previously owned by the late President John F. Kennedy.

UQM receives additional military orders

FREDERICK, Colo., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Colorado-based UQM Technologies Inc. announced it has received additional orders for military customers totaling $1.13 million.

2.3M consumer records stolen

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 3 (UPI) -- A U.S. financial-processing company said a worker stole 2.3 million consumer records containing bank account and credit-card information.

Judges a touchy subject with new Congress

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Democratic control of the U.S. Senate means President George W. Bush will have a harder time getting judicial nominees confirmed, The New York Times reports.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Bear home after romantic romp ... 'Pirates' ship won't make it to Cleveland ... Mouse infestation alleged on airplane ... Termites struggle to rebuild post-Katrina ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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'Pirates' ship won't make it to Cleveland

CLEVELAND, July 12 (UPI) -- The ship from "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" will not make it to Cleveland's Harborfest due to flooding in New York.

Remains of 9 WWII MIAs identified

WASHINGTON, June 29 (UPI) -- Nine U.S. airmen missing in action during World War II have been identified, the U.S. Defense Department said.

Report: Duke slow to react to rape charges

DURHAM, N.C., May 9 (UPI) -- A report finds that administrators at Duke University in North Carolina were slow to respond to rape charges involving the lacrosse team.

Owens to receive full Senate vote

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate voted 81 to 18 Tuesday to cut off debate on judicial nominee Priscilla Owen, setting up a possible confirmation vote for later in the day.

Stroke drug side effects limit use

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 2 (UPI) -- The only drug approved to treat stroke victims is not used by all U.S. emergency physicians because of concerns about side-effects, a Michigan study found.
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ENT98121909 - 19 DECEMBER 1998 - ABOARD USS ENTERPRISE, IN THE PERSIAN GULF: Flight Operations occur around the clock during the third wave of air strikes against Iraq. Enterprise is currently deployed to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Desert Fox. cc/William G. Lewis-USN UPI
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William G. Adams (1923 – November 12, 2005), born St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, was former Mayor for St. John's and Member of House Assembly.

Adams educated at Bishop Field College and Dalhousie University where he received his law degree in 1952. He was elected Councilor in the St. John's municipal elections and held the position as Deputy Mayor from 1962 to 1965. In 1966 he was elected Mayor and held that position for eight years.

Adams was elected to the House of Assembly in 1962 as a Liberal for the district of St. John's West. He resigned that position to take his job as Mayor. In June 1971 he was appointed Minister without Portfolio in the provincial government and became MHA for Twillingate in the 1971 general election.

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