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Okinawan governor overruled on new U.S. base

NAHA, Japan, March 30 (UPI) -- An order by the governor of Okinawa to halt work on a new U.S. military base was overruled Monday, prompting...

7.5 earthquake off Papua New Guinea followed by 6.8 near Samoa

KOKOPO, Papua New Guinea, March 30 (UPI) -- A magnitude 7.5 earthquake off the coast of Papua New Guinea was followed hours later by a 6.8...

Queen Elizabeth dissolves British Parliament as general election looms

LONDON, March 30 (UPI) -- Queen Elizabeth announced the dissolution of Britains Parliament on Monday, paving the way for general elections on May...

Iran nuclear negotiations set to escalate ahead of key deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 30 (UPI) -- Nuclear negotiations with Iran are speculated to intensify on Monday as officials hope to reach an...

Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert guilty of fraud, breach of trust

JERUSALEM, March 30 (UPI) -- Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who served from 2006 to 2009, has been found guilty of fraud and breach of...

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 30, 2015

Today is Monday, March 30, the 89th day of 2015 with 276 to follow. The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mercury, Neptune and Saturn. Evening...


Sport News

Tom Brady cliff dives, gives Patriots fans heart attacks

BOSTON, March 30 (UPI) -- Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posted a video of himself cliff diving on Facebook, scaring his fans to death. The...

Kevin Durant to have season-ending foot surgery

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 28 (UPI) -- The reigning NBA MVP wont be raining treys anytime soon. Just a week after Oklahoma City Thunder General Manager...

Donnie Tyndall fired amid NCAA probe

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 27 (UPI) -- University of Tennessee basketball coach Donnie Tyndall was fired Friday due to an NCAA probe into...

DeMar DeRozan passes ball to Joakim Noah on the bench

CHICAGO, March 26 (UPI) -- Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan had a rough fourth quarter Wednesday night when he passed the ball to Chicago Bulls...

Technology News

DARPA seeking technology for unmanned surface vessel

The U.S, military has issued a Request for Information on available technologies that could aid development of a new type of unmanned surface...

Raytheon, Polands MESKO increasing collaboration

Raytheons Missile Systems business is expanding its cooperation with Polish missile and ammunition manufacturer MESKO with the signing of a...

All British MPs to receive free iPads after election

The MPs in the U.K.s House of Commons will all receive new iPads when they go into session after the election. Each of the 650 members of...

NASA announces progress on Asteroid Redirect Mission

As of 2015, there are no known subsatellites, or moons of moons. NASA hopes to change that, sort of. Engineers at the United States space agency...

Entertainment News

Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour premiere

Directed for the stage by Baz Halpin, the tour is a collaboration with Katy that offers fans a visually stunning production that captures her...

Mad Men on the Red Carpet

The Black & Red Ball celebrated the upcoming final season of the show "Mad Men" March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Home premiere held in Los Angeles

Premiere of the animated sci-fi comedy "Home" at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on March 22, 2015.

2015 GLAAD Awards

The 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Business News

Tim Cook speaks out against anti-LGBT laws

CUPERTINO, Calif., March 30 (UPI) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote an op-ed Sunday speaking out against the religious freedom laws passed in several...

Jury clears Silicon Valley firm in gender discrimination case

SAN FRANCISCO, March 28 (UPI) -- A prominent venture capital firm was cleared of gender discrimination accusations by a former partner, in a...

Lufthansa offering $54K to Germanwings plane crash families

COLOGNE, Germany, March 27 (UPI) -- German airline giant Lufthansa announced Friday it would pay out $54,000 per passenger who died on the...

BlackBerry surprises analysts with $28M profit for Q4

TORONTO, March 27 (UPI) -- Smartphone pioneer BlackBerry surprised financial analysts on Friday by posting a net profit of nearly $30 million for...

Travel News

Ibizas Top Luxury Villas from Olivers Travels

Its often referred to as a billionaire’s playground, so it’s hardly surprising that the standard of accommodation and services on Ibiza is...