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U.S. 'respectfully' appeals to Iran to release detained U.S. citizens

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U.S. 'respectfully' appeals to Iran to release detained U.S. citizens
JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of State "respectfully" asked Iran on Friday to release several detained U.S. citizens, and to help ... more

Florida mayor demands police remove man who refused to stand for Pledge of Allegiance

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Florida mayor demands police remove man who refused to stand for Pledge of Allegiance
Matt BradwellWINTER GARDEN, Fla., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A mayor in Florida was so outraged by one man's refusal to stand for the Pledge of ... more

Illinois woman guilty of murder for cigarette money

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Illinois woman guilty of murder for cigarette money
Frances BurnsJOLIET, Ill., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A young Illinois woman was convicted Friday of the murder of two men beaten and strangled by her ... more

China questions Americanism in SATs

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China questions Americanism in SATs
Ed AdamczykBEIJING, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- China, which currently has 235,000 of its citizens enrolled in U.S. colleges, has an issue with American values, as ... more

Dartmouth college murderer will get new sentence

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Dartmouth college murderer will get new sentence
Gabrielle LevyCONCORD, N.H., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A New Hampshire man who confessed to the 2001 murders of two professors will get a new sentence, ... more

Dick Van Dyke to receive the Prince Rainier III Award in October

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Dick Van Dyke to receive the Prince Rainier III Award in October
Karen ButlerNEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The Princess Grace Foundation-USA says it plans to present Dick Van Dyke with its Prince Rainier III Award ... more