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Afghan suicide bomber kills at least 40 people

KABUL, Afghanistan, June 30 (UPI) -- A suicide bomber has killed at least 40 people in an attack Thursday on an Afghan police convoy outside...

Grizzly kills cyclist on Montana trail

BILLINGS, Mont., June 30 (UPI) -- A grizzly bear attacked and killed a cyclist on Wednesday, just outside Glacier National Park, police said. ...

Mutilated body washes up on Rio Olympics beach volleyball site

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 30 (UPI) -- Mutilated human body parts were discovered Wednesday on the shore in front of the Rio Olympic beach volleyball...

UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 30, 2016

Today is Thursday, June 30, the 182nd day of 2016 with 184 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus....

Trump campaign might have broken election law in asking for foreign money

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- The Donald Trump campaign has been slapped with an Federal Election Commission complaint by nonprofit, nonpartisan...

North Korean ships failing safety inspections at Asian ports

SEOUL, June 29 (UPI) -- Dozens of North Korean ships are under United Nations Security Council sanctions, but more than a hundred vessels...


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Dwight Howard meeting Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

HOUSTON, June 29 (UPI) -- One former competitor claims that he "isnt serious enough when it counts," but Dwight Howard could soon, seriously be...

NCAA panel changes rule for football bowl game selection process

INDIANAPOLIS, June 29 (UPI) -- A National Collegiate Athletics Association panel voted Wednesday to make a slight change in the procedure used to...

Ezekiel Elliott in for huge workload with Dallas Cowboys

DALLAS, June 29 (UPI) -- Fantasy footballers listen up. It should come as no surprise that the Dallas Cowboys expect Ezekiel Elliott to make an...

Arizona Cardinals could break bank on Tyrann Mathieu before camp

PHOENIX, June 29 (UPI) -- Safety Tyrann Mathieu, who ranked as the top cover corner in the NFL last season, wants to be paid more like a corner...

Technology News

NASAs Mars rocket booster test a success

A rocket booster for NASAs Space Launch System passed a key test on Tuesday, pushing the U.S. space agency a small step closer to Mars. NASA...

Medtronic, HeartWare announce $1.1 billion merger

Medical technology company Medtronic PLC and HeartWare International Inc., makers of the HVAD ventricular assist device, announced a merger...

Woodside to invest $1.9 billion on oil field

Australian energy company Woodside Petroleum said it was in the position to move ahead with the development of a $1.9 billion offshore oil...

Obama, Zuckerberg promote entrepreneurship at global summit at Stanford University

President Barack Obama and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are generations apart and dress differently, but they both used their vast influence to...

Entertainment News

FROM STAGE RIGHT: A list of conservative celebrities

Hollywood is frequently labeled as a hotbed of liberalism, but there are plenty or famous people from the other side of the political spectrum....

Conservative Celebrities

Hollywood isnt filled with just liberals, actor/director Clint Eastwood told Republicans gathered at their 2012 National Convention in Tampa, FL....

Elton John throws his annual Oscars viewing party

Charlie Sheen, Heidi Klum and Vince Vaughn arrive at the Elton John Aids Foundations 24th Annual Academy Awards viewing party at the City of West...

The stars shine on Vanity Fair

Leonardo DiCaprio, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lawrence attend the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing...

Business News

Pending home sales down 3.7% as property market slows at start of summer

WASHINGTON, June 29 (UPI) -- Pending home sales were down 3.7 percent in May, marking the first annual drop in two years. Figures released by the...

Toyota recalls 1.43M Prius, Lexus cars for possible airbag defect

TOKYO, June 29 (UPI) -- Toyota Motor Corporation announced the worldwide recall Wednesday of 1.43 million vehicles for potential airbag problems. ...

Brexit: Vodafone, British telecom giant, could move HQ outside of U.K.

LONDON, June 29 (UPI) -- Vodafone, the British telecommunications giant, is considering moving its London headquarters outside of the United...

Oakland, Calif., votes to ban coal handling, storage at planned shipping terminal

OAKLAND, Calif., June 28 (UPI) -- The Oakland, Calif., City Council voted unanimously Monday to block the handling and storage of coal, rejecting...

Travel News

India: Journey to the North on the Maharajas Express

Nick Walton explores the temples, stately palaces and mountain forts of Northern India aboard one of the worlds most luxurious trains, the...