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5 dead in mid-air collision over Alaska

RUSSIAN MISSION, Alaska, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Five people were killed in a mid air collision between two small planes over a remote area of Alaska on...

Donald Trump re-enforces hardline immigration stance in major speech

PHOENIX, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump dispelled any suggestions he is "softening" his stance on illegal...

Report: North Korea assembling rail-based missile launchers

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- North Korea is constructing a mobile long-range missile launcher that can be transported on rail tracks, according to...

Seeking common interest, Donald Trump, Mexican president disagree on border wall

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump met with President Enrique Pena Nieto at the presidential palace...

Myanmar holds peace talks between ethnic groups

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Peace talks have begun in Myanmar, as various ethnic groups sit down with government officials to end decades...

Hawaii declares emergency as it prepares for first Hurricane hit since 1949

HONOLULU, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A state of emergency was declared in Hawaii Wednesday as the South Pacific islands brace for Hurricane Madelines...


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Dallas Cowboys restructuring contract of Orlando Scandrick

DALLAS, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- In an effort to clear salary cap space, the Dallas Cowboys are working to restructure the contract of cornerback Orlando...

Seattle Seahawks Jimmy Graham practicing fully, Week 1 status unknown

SEATTLE, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Pete Carroll is "thrilled" to have tight end Jimmy Graham back practicing for the Seattle Seahawks. Graham, 29,...

Fantasy Football 2016 draft rankings: Odell Beckham Jr. leads UPIs top 150 [UPDATED]

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 29 (UPI) -- Fantasy is essentially, imagining things, especially those that are impossible or improbable. So it makes...

Fantasy Football 2016: Top 100 flex rankings

When you play in a fantasy football league with a flex position, it is important to find consistent production, even from a cast of players. ...

Technology News

Scientists test upper limits of electron speed

The fastest electronic devices currently send information at speeds of several gigahertz, a billion oscillations per second. Some fiber-optic...

Lockheed unit providing engineering support services to U.S. Navy

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training is to provide engineering services and support for the U.S. Navys Integrated Submarine Imaging...

Whatsapp says it will start sharing user info with Facebook

Two years after it was acquired by Facebook, mobile messaging application Whatsapp said Thursday that it will begin to share some of users...

Hillary Clinton makes fundraising swing through Silicon Valley

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton made a fundraising swing through tech-heavy Silicon Valley, tapping a sector of the economy that...

Entertainment News

Liberal Celebrities

The stereotype is that Hollywood is a liberal bastion, and while thats not 100 percent true, these celebrities political stances fit into that...

The Best of the Toronto International Film Festival

The world premiere of Demolition at Roy Thomson Hall on opening night of the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada on September...

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....

Business News

Justice Dept. files antitrust suit to block merger of John Deere, Monsanto

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit to prevent the merger of a planting company...

EU rules Apple broke tax laws with Ireland deal; must pay back $14.5B

BRUSSELS, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The European Commission on Tuesday ruled Ireland gave illegal tax benefits to Apple, meaning the tech giant must pay...

ITT Technical Institute shuts down enrollment after federal aid cut

CARMEL, Ind., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- ITT Technical Institute stopped enrolling new students days after the federal government prevented the for-profit...

Apple expected to announce new iPhone 7 on Sept. 7

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Apple is expected to use its annual September event for the introduction of the iPhone 7, sources said. The...

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Exclusive New Suite Experiences at InterContinental Hong Kong

Internationally acclaimed as one of the world’s top hotels for business and leisure, InterContinental Hong Kong has always been prized for its...