List of 2013 sports champions

List of 2013 sports champions

Sports champions for 2013
By United Press International

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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Robber tried to get 'Call of Duty' … Police: Job interviewee stole Xbox … Votes for dead mayor declared invalid … Fla. trooper's patrol car covered in feces … Watercooler stories from UPI.

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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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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Frosty mugged; investigation snowballs... Baby Jesus returns with a story to tell... Christmas home not right without 24 trees... Chechnya PM wants tourists... Watercooler stories from UPI.
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Baby Jesus returns with a story to tell

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- A Buffalo, N.Y., family whose baby Jesus statue disappeared last Dec. 23 said the plastic figure returned home with quite a story to tell.

Historian Richard W. Leopold dead at 94

EVANSTON, Ill., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Richard W. Leopold, mentor to former Sen. George McGovern, journalist Georgie Anne Geyer and others, has died of natural causes in Evanston, Ill.

SAT requirement losing appeal

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- More U.S. liberal arts colleges are dropping their admission requirements using SAT scores.

Taylor Hicks sues ex-producer

NASHVILLE, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- "American Idol" winner, Taylor Hicks, is suing a Tennessee music producer for distributing songs Hicks recorded before he won the reality show.

Iridium helps in Antarctica communications

BETHESDA, Md., July 10 (UPI) -- Iridium Satellite will provide the New York Air National Guard with networks to support its research projects in Antarctica.

Criticism sparks CDC sex panel changes

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 9 (UPI) -- A U.S. agency has dropped a speaker from a Jacksonville, Fla., sexual abstinence panel in reaction to conservative criticism, a report said Tuesday.

World's first geologic map is displayed

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The world's first geologic map -- an 1815, hand-tinted, 10-feet-by-6-feet chart -- has gone on display at the Buffalo and Erie County (N.Y.) Public Library.

Feds probing claims of mad cow violations

WASHINGTON, May 6 (UPI) -- Investigators with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Inspector General's office are looking into allegations that cow brains and other risky materials that could carry mad cow disease might be entering the human food supply in violation of agency polic

CDC anthrax study violated privacy regs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention violated federal laws by failing to notify postal workers involved in the anthrax attacks last fall their confidential medical information would be included in a study, an investigation by United Press Intern
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