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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

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By United Press International On Jan. 22, 1914, attorneys for world heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson, an African-American, filed a brief for a new trial with the U.S. Court of...

No. 15 Notre Dame routs Syracuse beind V.J. Beachem's 30

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The Sports Xchange SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame senior swingman V.J. Beachem scored a career-high 30 points as the No. 15 Fighting Irish rolled past Syracuse 84-66 on Saturday...

Marial Shayok lifts No. 16 Virginia over Georgia Tech for fourth straight win

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By Brandon Lloyd, The Sports Xchange CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- When Virginia dropped to 1-2 in the ACC after a road overtime loss to Pittsburgh earlier this month, the mood was...

Wis. police urge meth users to have fake drugs 'tested' at station

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Eric DuVallJan. 21 (UPI) -- A police department in Wisconsin posted a tongue-in-cheek message urging drug users to have their meth "tested" in case they were sold a fake bag.

How Trump's executive order impacts future of 'Obamacare'

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's first executive order targets the sweeping "Obamacare" law by giving federal agencies broad leeway to chip away...

At least 16 dead, most teens, in Italy bus crash

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Amy R. ConnollyJan. 21 (UPI) -- At least 16 people, most Hungarian teens, were killed Saturday when their bus hit a bridge pillar and burst into flames in northern Italy.

Washington Redskins' Rob Kelley had knee surgery

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Alex ButlerJan. 21 (UPI) -- 'Fat Rob' Kelley earned the starting job with a sizzling start as a feature back last season for the Washington Redskins.

At least 20 killed in Pakistan market bombing

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Daniel UriaJan. 21 (UPI) -- At least 20 people were killed and 50 others were injured after a bomb exploded at a busy vegetable market in Pakistan on Saturday.

Project aims to grow a 'city of trees'

21 hours ago from BBC News: Science & Nature

A project aims to plant three million trees - one for every man, woman and child - in Greater Manchester over the next 25 years.

NASCAR Hall of Fame enshrines distinguished class of 2017

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The Sports Xchange The enshrinement of three car owners of paramount importance to stock car racing, a driver who proved a prolific winner in NASCAR's top-two series and a former...

Tedy Bruschi, Hines Ward named honorary captains for AFC title game

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The Sports Xchange Three-time Super Bowl champion and Patriots Hall of Fame linebacker Tedy Bruschi will serve as New England's honorary captain.

Mattis, Kelly sworn in as defense, homeland security chiefs

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Doug G. WareJan. 20 (UPI) -- The Senate confirmed the first two members of President Trump's Cabinet on Friday, both of whom will play key roles in safeguarding U.S. national...

On Trump's White House website, no mention of climate change

1 day ago from LA Times - Science

Well, that was fast. Scientists, environmentalists and other concerned citizens were quick to notice that there is no longer any mention of climate change on the new White House website.  It’s a...

Dozens in D.C. arrested for rioting against Trump; limo set on fire

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Doug G. Ware and Andrew V. PestanoJan. 20 (UPI) -- More than 200 people were arrested for violence in Washington, D.C., Friday, as well as others across the nation in...

Trump administration's energy policy aims to revive America's coal industry

Less than an hour after the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, the new administration posted a document on the White House website outlining its energy policy, which aims to...

Phone-focused shopper walks directly into mall fountain

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Ben HooperJan. 20 (UPI) -- A security camera at a Chinese mall was recording when a female shopper focused on her phone walked straight into a fountain.

French schools join Australia's Future Submarine program

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Ryan MaassJan. 20 (UPI) -- Four French graduate engineering schools plan to join Flinders University to conduct research in support of Australia's Future Submarine Program.

$1M '100 percent Swiss Made' watch made of real Swiss cheese

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Daniel UriaJan. 20 (UPI) -- Swiss watchmakers H. Moser & Cie poked fun at changes to the "Swiss Made" label by crafting a "100 percent Swiss Made" watch featuring real...

Scientists on their hopes and fears for Trump administration

1 day ago from News @ Nature

Comments about the new US president and the importance of science flowed under the #USofScience and #SciTrump hashtags.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21344

Octavia Spencer named Woman of the Year

1 day ago from Harvard Science

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, has named Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer as its 2017 Woman of the Year. The award is bestowed annually on performers who have...

Trump makes cyberwarfare an official priority for new White House

The new administration announced an official position on cyberwarfare Friday, pledging to make the development of "defensive and offensive cyber capabilities" a priority in the fight against terror and the...

The long Crimson line

1 day ago from Harvard Science

For almost 250 years, the U.S. military and Harvard University have shared a deeply interwoven history. From the thousands of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who have served in uniform to others...

Safran to buy Zodiac Aerospace for $9 billion

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Ryan MaassJan. 20 (UPI) -- France-based defense manufacturer Safran Electronics and Defense will acquire Zodiac Aerospace for $9 billion, the companies announced in a joint statement.

Netflix announces 'House of Cards' Season 5 premiere date

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Wade SheridanJan. 20 (UPI) -- Netflix announced on inauguration day the premiere date for Season 5 of their hit political drama "House of Cards."

Canadian father builds hidden playroom for son

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Daniel UriaJan. 20 (UPI) -- A handy father in Canada surprised his son 7-year-old by building him a secret playroom underneath the family computer.

From Harvard to ‘La La Land’

1 day ago from Harvard Science

Justin Hurwitz never even considered conservatory training. An accomplished pianist, the Los Angeles native wanted more from his college years than countless hours of practice and rehearsals. So he attended Harvard. And it...

Airbus to supply French satellite communication systems

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Ryan MaassJan. 20 (UPI) -- The government of France has contracted Airbus Defense and Space to supply satellite communication systems supporting civilian and military uses.

Report: Malia Obama to intern for Harvey Weinstein

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Annie MartinJan. 20 (UPI) -- Malia Obama, the 18-year-old daughter of outgoing president Barack Obama, will reportedly work in marketing and development at The Weinstein Co.