List of 2013 sports champions

List of 2013 sports champions

Sports champions for 2013
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Prosecutors seek life in prison for 2 former Khmer Rouge leaders

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Prosecutors asked for sentences of life in prison for two Khmer Rouge officers, telling a tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a lesser punishment was inadequate.

Chile expands Antarctica presence

SANTIAGO, Chile, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Chile is speeding up expansion of its civilian and defense capabilities in the Antarctic territory it claims as its own.

New England mob boss, 84, gets 5 years

PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 11 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Rhode Island sentenced a one-time mob boss to 5 1/2 years in prison Friday for an extortion scheme targeting strip clubs in Providence.

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Prison for thieves foiled by grandmother

BRIGHTON, England, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Two robbers who made the mistake of tangling with two employees at an English antique store, one of them a grandmother, were sent to prison Thursday.

Celebrex may affect low-dose aspirin use

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers suggest celecoxib or Celebrex may keep low-dose aspirin from limiting blood clots.

Emerson recruiting hurt by race disputes

BOSTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Controversy over tenure denied to black professors at Boston's Emerson College may hurt its ability to attract minority educators, a civil rights advocate says.

Judge negates $388M Microsoft fine

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Rhode Island overturned a record patent infringement judgment, a $388 million fine Microsoft Corp. no longer has to pay.

Man, 90, attacked by neighbor's pit bulls

NEW YORK, July 2 (UPI) -- A New York man was arrested after his pit bulls attacked a 90-year-old neighbor, injuring him so badly that at least one leg was amputated.

Sarcastic lawyer dismissed from case

MIAMI, June 20 (UPI) -- A Chicago lawyer who told a Florida bankruptcy judge he thought she was "a few french fries short of a Happy Meal," is no longer on the case.

Cop shoots student in school parking lot

WILLINGBORO, N.J., June 7 (UPI) -- A police officer shot and wounded a student Thursday in the parking lot of a South Jersey private school for troubled children.

Lawyer's comment means trouble with judge

MIAMI, May 30 (UPI) -- A Chicago lawyer has been ordered to appear before a Miami bankruptcy judge to defend a comment he made to her during a hearing.

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Endless carols endless torture, groups say... Christmas thieves plague town in Florida... Ill. man has collected 800 nativity sets... S. Koreans debating zodiac New Year... Watercooler stories from UPI.
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Christmas thieves plague town in Florida

PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Lake Clarke Shores, Fla., where there are normally only a dozen break-ins a year, has seen 14 house robberies in the last month.
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William Smith
WAP97061301 - 13 JUNE 1997 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Professor William Smith, PhD, from John Hopkins University, chairman of Coalition on Political Assassinations addresses a news conference at Georgetown University, June 13. The group is calling for full disclosure on the Martin Luther King, Robert F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy assassinations. cs/Chris Wilson UPI

William Smith (1697–1769) was a judge of the Province of New York and the father of William Smith, Joshua Hett Smith, and Doctor Thomas Smith. In 1760, Smith was offered the position of chief justice of the province. Against the advice of friends and family, he turned down the offer. Smith's son, the younger William Smith, was then offered the position, which he accepted. The elder Smith's actions in this instance would prove popular with the Patriots in the American Revolution.

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