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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 17 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts brewing company said it is naming its latest beer Collier Stout in honor of a police officer who died in the Boston Marathon bombings.
PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 17 (UPI) -- Transport officials in the Czech capital said Prague's trains will soon offer cars geared exclusively toward singles seeking to meet a special someone.
SAMNING, China, May 17 (UPI) -- A Chinese man who was abducted as a child about 23 years ago said he was able to find his family with the help of Google Maps.
SILVER CLIFF, Wis., May 17 (UPI) -- Authorities in Wisconsin said they responded to a home on a report of a man being bitten by a black bear that refused to leave his yard.
NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- A New York theater critic was kicked out of a play after he threw a fellow patron's cellphone against a wall during a performance.
GAZA, May 17 (UPI) -- A Palestinian company said it has found business success by bringing chicken from KFC into Gaza across the Egyptian border.
ST. PAUL, Minn., May 17 (UPI) -- An independent American Association baseball team experimented in Minnesota with an unusual idea -- a baseball game without umpires.
CHICAGO, May 17 (UPI) -- Chicago police said a 68-year-old woman who reported being robbed of more than $100,000 worth of jewelry during a daylight attack allegedly made up the story.
SARNIA, Ontario, May 17 (UPI) -- A turtle that was hit by a car in Canada was airlifted nearly 250 miles for medical treatment, officials said.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17 (UPI) -- A San Francisco restaurant owner says he's out of business after complaints about the smell of bacon led to a discovery the eatery lacked proper health permits.
CHICAGO, May 17 (UPI) -- The operations manager at Chicago's Navy Pier said he would attempt to set a world record by riding a Ferris wheel for 48 hours non-stop.
UPI Almanac for Friday, May 17, 2013.
RICHMOND, Texas, May 16 (UPI) -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said a man set a state record by killing an 800-pound alligator measuring 14 feet and 3 inches long.
KENNEWICK, Wash., May 16 (UPI) -- Police in Washington state said they arrested a woman who drove a stolen vehicle into the drive-through of a McDonald's where the vehicle's owner was working.
NEW YORK, May 16 (UPI) -- A performance artist in New York has filed a lawsuit accusing the New York Police Department of violating her civil right to bare her breasts in public.