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Prisoner shot by officer at Dallas airport

Danielle HaynesDALLAS, Feb. 13 (UPI) — A police officer shot a prisoner in the bathroom at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Friday. Top News – UPI.com

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Analysis: Will arming Ukraine deter or provoke disaster?

Harlan Ullman It appears that the United States, possibly with NATO allies, may soon embark on providing arms to Ukraine to help Kiev counter Russian and separatist aggression in the east. Top News – UPI.com

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Anonymous hacks Facebook and Twitter of Islamic State

Aileen GraefWASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) — Hactivist group Anonymous has launched “Operation ISIS” as it tries to take down the Islamic State terrorist group’s Internet presence. Top News – UPI.com

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Poll: Pennsylvanians want Joe Paterno statue back

Andrew V. PestanoSTATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb. 11 (UPI) — A recent survey found that the majority of residents in Pennsylvania support the statue of Joe Paterno returning to Pennsylvania State University. Top News – UPI.com

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Israel Aerospace Industries touts new electro-optical payload

Richard TomkinsBEN GURION INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Israel, Feb. 11 (UPI) — Israel Aerospace Industries says its new M-19HD electro-optical sensor payload for aircraft, which integrates up to seven sensors, has completed flight testing. Top News – UPI.com

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Canada developing new assault rifle concept

Richard TomkinsOTTAWA, Feb. 11 (UPI) — Defense Research and Development Canada and Colt Canada are developing a new assault rifle that combines firepower and smart electronic capabilities. Top News – UPI.com

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Ukraine fighting shifts to Mariupol as diplomats meet

Ed AdamczykMARIUPOL, Ukraine, Feb. 11 (UPI) — Heavy fighting continued in eastern Ukraine Wednesday as separatist rebels approached the port city of Mariupol and a summit conference was convened. Top News – UPI.com

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Iran keeps spending despite oil price slump

Daniel J. GraeberTEHRAN, Feb. 9 (UPI) — Despite the slump in oil prices, the Iranian government aims to invest more than $ 16 billion in development projects, a planning director said. Top News – UPI.com

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African countries order Israeli-made armored vehicles

Richard TomkinsBEN GURION INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Israel, Feb. 8 (UPI) — Israel Aerospace Industries is supplying armored vehicles to African countries. Top News – UPI.com

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U.S. oil production down, OPEC says

Daniel J. GraeberVIENNA, Feb. 9 (UPI) — Apart from Texas and North Dakota, oil production from the Lower 48 states is on the decline, OPEC said in its market report for February. Top News – UPI.com

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