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Spain's princess absolved, husband sentenced in tax fraud trial

Feb. 17 (UPI) — The Infanta of Spain Princess Cristina Federica has been cleared in a tax fraud case, though her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. Urdangarin, a former Olympic handball player, ...

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Study shows drug may prevent infertility in cancer patients

Feb. 13 (UPI) — Researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio, or UTSA, have found that a drug previously used to prevent infections in cancer patients could also prevent infertility. Infertility is a common problem for cancer patients, ...

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Randy Travis honored during all-star tribute show

Feb. 9 (UPI) — Some of the biggest stars in country music including Garth Brooks and Chris Young honored Randy Travis in song Wednesday during a special tribute concert. The event held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville was kicked ...

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U.S. clinches Davis Cup victory over Switzerland

Jack Sock and Steve Johnson prevailed in a three-set doubles match Saturday as the United States took a 3-0 lead over Switzerland to clinch a spot in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. Sock and Johnson posted a 7-6 (3), 6-3, 7-6 ...

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Volkswagen to pay $1.2B to car owners in emissions scandal

Feb. 1 (UPI) — Volkswagen announced Wednesday it reached an agreement to pay $ 1.2 billion to owners of diesel vehicles the same day German electronics company Bosch agreed to compensate vehicle owners for the VW emissions scandal. Volkswagen on ...

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James Harden scores 51 in Houston Rockets' win vs. Philadelphia 76ers

PHILADELPHIA — After a rare off night on Wednesday, Houston Rockets guard James Harden felt the need for more practice. The fruits of his labors were on full display Friday night, when he collected 51 points, 13 assists and 13 ...

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Halliburton: Oil prices not yet bringing global rebound

Though North America is responding quickly to higher oil prices, it’s a global market and the rest of the world is still catching up, Halliburton’s CEO said. U.S. shale oil operations have proven more resilient to lower crude oil prices ...

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Asia Pacific to gain edge in low-carbon growth

It will be the economies in the Asia Pacific region that could gain the global edge in clean energy technology in the age of protectionism, a consultant said. Donald Trump vowed to make the United States energy independent by unraveling ...

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Top seed Andy Murray advances, Kei Nishikori pushed to limit by Andrey Kuznetsov

No. 1 Andy Murray earned a hard-fought 7-5, 7-6(5), 6-2 victory over Illya Marchenko of Ukraine on Monday in the first round of the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. Murray, who has never won the Australian Open despite being a ...

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

Today is Thursday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2017 with 354 to follow. The moon is full. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury. Evening stars are Neptune, Venus, Mars and Uranus. Those born on this date are under ...

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