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Kerry discusses Islamic State with Iranian counterpart

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif held a rare face-to-face meeting in New...

Missing Afghan soldiers stopped at Canada border trying to seek asylum

NIAGARA, N.Y., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Three Afghan soldiers who went missing during a training conference in Cape Cod have been stopped trying to cross...

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says no to international ground forces

BAGHDAD, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- During a meeting with Australian Defense Minister David Johnston in Baghdad on Monday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider...

Rockefellers will divest fossil fuel investments

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The Rockefellers have heard the message of climate change activists and plan to roll back their investments in fossil...

Poland buys medium-range missiles from U.S.

WARSAW , Poland, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Poland will purchase medium-range cruise missiles from the United States, a sale announced Monday by the U.S....

Woman struck by cyclist in Central Park dies

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Jill Tarlov, who had been on a ventilator since she was hit by a cyclist in New Yorks Central Park, has died, her...


Sport News

Ray Lewis on Ray Rice: Theres some things you can cover up, some things you cant

BRISTOL, Conn., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- While discussing domestic violence and the Ray Rice controversy on ESPNs Sunday NFL Countdown, former Baltimore...

Former Titans kicker dies in car crash

NASHVILLE, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The former kicker for the Tennessee Titans, Rob Bironas, died Saturday night after a single-car accident in...

UPI Sports Results for September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Baseball MLB National League Chicago Cubs 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 7 Philadelphia Phillies 3, Oakland Athletics 0...

UPI Sports Schedule for Sunday, September 21

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- (All times Eastern) Football NFL San Diego Charges at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns, 1...

Technology News

Superhero-inspired Mighty Mom belt wins breast pump contest

The "Mighty Mom" breast pumping belt was declared the winner of the Massachusetts Institute of Technologys "Make The Breast Pump Not Suck...

NASA to get citizens involved in Mars exploration

NASA is hosting an exhibit at the World Maker Faire in New York, and they announced Saturday they have launched a new website called NASA Solve...

United Launch Alliance helps fund development of new rocket engine

Development of a rocket engine by Blue Origin is to be jointly funded by United Launch Alliance, producer of the Atlas and Delta rocket systems. ...

MIT researchers developing tight-fitting space suits of the future

The next generation of space suits look less Apollo 11 and a lot more Apolo Ohno, less Michelin Man and more Silver Surfer -- that is, out with...

Entertainment News

In Photos: Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren, Italian actress and legendary star of the silver screen, celebrates her 80th birthday today on September 22, 2014.

2014: The Year in Fashion

Fashion that defined the runways and red carpets of 2014.

This is where I leave you premiere

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week,...

Miss America 2015 competition

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev wins the Miss America 2015 Competition in Atlantic City, NJ.

Business News

GM recalls 221,000 Cadillacs and Impalas

DETROIT, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- General Motors is recalling 221,000 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala cars after a problem with the electronic parking...

China fines GlaxoSmithKline $487 million for bribery

CHANGSA, China, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline was fined $487 million Friday after a bribery conviction in...

Home Depot says 56M credit, debit cards compromised

ATLANTA, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The Home Depot now estimates around 56 million credit and debit cards were stolen in a data breach. That makes this...

Larry Ellison to step down as CEO of Oracle

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Larry Ellison announced Thursday he will step down as CEO of Oracle Corp. after being in the top spot for 37...

Travel News

Ebola is Killing the Safari Industry, Survey Finds

An extensive survey among 500 safari tour operators concluded that about half are receiving 20 to 70% less bookings due to the Ebola outbreak in...