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Police: Arizona man sent texts after killing his wife

GLENDALE, Ariz., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- An Arizona man accused of killing his estranged wife apparently planned the killing out for weeks and sent text...

Toddler accidentally shoots and kills mother in Tulsa, Okla.

TULSA, Okla., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A Tulsa, Okla., mother of two was accidentally shot by her toddler with a semi-automatic handgun as she changed her...

Philadelphia lawyer charged with having sex with teen sex slave

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia lawyer had sex with a 14-year-old girl supplied for him by former clients with some encounters...

Federal judge overturns same-sex marriage ban in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Same-sex couples have a "fundamental right to marry" in Arkansas, a federal judge ruled Tuesday, staying her...

Obama condemns violence, looting in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for peace in Ferguson for the second time in as many days,...

New York leads world in ultra-rich residents

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- New York is home to more of the "ultra-rich" -- people with fortunes of $30 million or more -- than any other city in...


Sport News

Miracle on Ice coach Viktor Tikhonov dies at 84

MOSCOW, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Soviet hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, who lost the "Miracle on Ice" game to the U.S., died Sunday in Moscow at 84. ...

Forsett propels Ravens to a victory over the Saints

Justin Forsetts career night helped propel the Baltimore Ravens to a 34-27 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Monday. Forsett finished with...

UNC football players trash Duke locker room after Thursday win

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The UNC Tar Heels went overboard with their victory celebration Thursday night when they spray painted the visitors...

Golden State Warriors top Oklahoma City Thunder 91-86

Marreese Speights had 28 points and seven rebounds off the bench as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 91-86 on Sunday....

Technology News

Recycled Blu-ray discs improve solar panels

In terms of movie-watching, Blu-rays have become largely obsolete (or at least undesired) -- rendered so by the ascent of Netflix and other...

New photo of Jupiters moon Europa show it in the highest resolution

NASA just released a photo of the "best view" of Jupiters moon Europa. The photo was taken in pieces by their spacecraft, Galileo, in the 1990s,...

Tech industry: Obama immigration order falls short of whats needed

The United States needs to increase the number of visas for immigrants with high-tech skills, industry leaders said. They said the executive...

Elbits anti-missile system to feature on German A400M transports

Airbus A400M airlifters of the German Air Force are to be equipped with Elbit Systems J-MUSIC Multi-Spectral Directed Infrared Counter Measure...

Entertainment News

2014 American Music Awards

42nd annual American Music Awards held in Los Angeles.

Paddington premiere in London

The World Premiere of Paddington at Odeon Leicester Square in London.

Horrible Bosses 2 premiere

Thee premiere of the film "Horrible Bosses 2" held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on November 20, 2014.

26th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards

The 26th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards held in Los Angeles on April 22, 2009.

Business News

Apple valuation reaches $700B

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Apple Inc. hit an epic milestone Tuesday when it capped at $700 billion valuation after shares rose .8 percent to...

The Gates Foundation is making all of its research free to the public

SEATTLE, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- In a few years, any research funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be free to the public. The foundation...

The Gates Foundation is making all of their research free to the public

SEATTLE, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- In a few years, any research funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be free to the public. The foundation...

Streaming service Aereo files for bankruptcy

BOSTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The streaming service Aereo filed for bankruptcy Friday, following a U.S. Supreme Court decision that it was violating...

Travel News

Classic British Christmas at the Stafford Hotel London

The Stafford London, one of the city’s last remaining bastions of Great British hospitality, has 100 glittering Christmas trees in place and...