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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
By United Press International
Chick-fil-A CEO admits it was a 'mistake' to oppose same-sex marriage

Chick-fil-A CEO admits it was a 'mistake' to oppose same-sex marriage

March 18 (UPI) -- CEO Dan Cathy admits it was a mistake to publicly oppose gay marriage two years after making Chick-fil-A a controversial symbol in the debate.
JC Sevcik
Pakistani court demands government produce 35 missing persons

Pakistani court demands government produce 35 missing persons

ISLAMABAD, March 18 (UPI) -- Pakistan's Supreme Court gave the government one more day to produce 35 missing persons, warning the prime minister will be summoned if they are not produced.
Warren Jeffs, polygamist leader, hospitalized

Warren Jeffs, polygamist leader, hospitalized

March 17 (UPI) -- Warren Jeffs, the fundamentalist polygamist leader serving a life sentence for sexual assault of two teen girls, has been taken to the hospital.
Gabrielle Levy

Indian Supreme Court delays executions for 2 convicted gang rapists

NEW DELHI, March 15 (UPI) -- The Indian Supreme Court granted two of the four men sentenced to death for a brutal gang rape and murder a stay of execution Saturday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 15, 2014.
By United Press International
Eight same-sex couples sue Florida for not recognizing out-of-state marriages

Eight same-sex couples sue Florida for not recognizing out-of-state marriages

March 13 (UPI) -- Eight same-sex couples and the ACLU filed a lawsuit Wednesday night against the state of Florida for not recognizing out-of-state marriage licenses.
JC Sevcik
Dems: Issa missed chance to cite Lois Lerner for contempt of Congress

Dems: Issa missed chance to cite Lois Lerner for contempt of Congress

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- House Oversight Committee head Darrell Issa, R-Calif., blew a chance to hold ex-IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress last week, an analysis said.

Eight same-sex married couples sue Florida for legal recognition

TALLAHASEE, Fla., March 13 (UPI) -- Eight same-sex couples, married in other states, sued Florida to demand the state recognize the unions, the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida said.

Indian court upholds death sentence for 4 convicted rapist-murderers

NEW DELHI, March 13 (UPI) -- The death sentences for four men convicted in a brutal gang rape and murder of a woman in New Delhi in 2012 were upheld Thursday by city's highest court.
Reubin Askew, former Fla. governor, dies

Reubin Askew, former Fla. governor, dies

March 13 (UPI) -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew has died Thursday at the age of 85.
Gabrielle Levy
General Electric sued over 2011 Japanese nuclear disaster

General Electric sued over 2011 Japanese nuclear disaster

NEW YORK, March 12 (UPI) -- Two class-action lawsuits have been filed in New York City against General Electric Co. over the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, court documents show.
Congress more likely to meet with donors than constituents, study finds

Congress more likely to meet with donors than constituents, study finds

March 11 (UPI) -- A new study by two grad students found Congress more likely to meet with people identified as donors than those identified as constituents.
JC Sevcik
Ousted Viktor Yanukovych rips new Ukrainian government, vows return

Ousted Viktor Yanukovych rips new Ukrainian government, vows return

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia, March 11 (UPI) -- Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych Tuesday defiantly vowed to return to Kiev and accused the new government of fomenting civil war.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
By United Press International
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The Supreme Court Justices of the United States sit for a formal group photo in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court in Washington on October 8, 2010. The Justices are (front row from left) Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John G. Roberts (Chief Justice), Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg; (back row from left) Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Sameul Alito and Elena Kagan, the newest member of the Court. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
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