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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Today is Wednesday, May 4, the 125th day of 2016 with 241 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus, Venus and...

For anti-establishment candidate Ted Cruz, a turn as GOP insider ends in failure

WASHINGTON, May 3 (UPI) -- Ted Cruz will not be the Republican presidential nominee in 2016, but in terms of presidential politics, the story of...

Fake North Korea bills found, Seoul police say

SEOUL, May 3 (UPI) -- South Korean police are investigating a large stack of counterfeit North Korean bills found at a Seoul thrift store. The...

Donald Trump is presumptive GOP nominee; Cruz quits after Indiana defeat

INDIANAPOLIS, May 3 (UPI) -- Voters in Indiana have handed Donald Trump a decisive victory, one that forced his main opponent for the Republican...

Massive wildfire forces evacuation of nearly entire city in northwest Canada; several homes torched

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta, May 3 (UPI) -- A massive wildfire in northwest Canada has triggered the evacuation of nearly an entire city in Alberta...

Ex-NY Speaker Sheldon Silver sentenced to 12 years in prison for corruption

NEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- Sheldon Silver, longtime Democratic politician and former speaker of the New York State Assembly, was sentenced to 12...


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Chris Bosh a distraction for Miami Heat

TORONTO, May 3 (UPI) -- Dont expect Toronto reporters to be mum when it comes to Chris Bosh this week. One of the Miami Heats biggest reasons for...

Los Angeles Clippers wont trade Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, or DeAndre Jordan

LOS ANGELES, May 3 (UPI) -- Doc Rivers told reporters that he wants to hang on to his core of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan. The...

Former NFL star Dana Stubblefield charged with raping disabled woman

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 2 (UPI) -- Three-time NFL Pro Bowler and Super Bowl winner Dana Stubblefield is facing charges he raped a disabled woman....

Indiana Pacers, Frank Vogel could part ways

INDIANAPOLIS, May 2 (UPI) -- All has been quiet on the contract extension front for Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel. The Verticals Adrian...

Technology News

Scientists unveil worlds tiniest engine

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have built a nano-engine small enough to fit inside a living cell. The engine, which measures a few...

Microsoft wont make cash donation to Republican convention

Tech giant Microsoft will not make a cash donation to the Republican National Convention this year, as it has done in some past years, a company...

Raytheon producing targeting system variant for Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon a $90 million contract for production of the AN/DAS-4 multi-spectral targeting system with...

British inventor builds homemade hover bike

A British inventor constructed a metallic hover bike that uses propellers to allow it to float a few inches off of the ground. YouTube user...

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

Ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli faces more charges

NEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical CEO who hiked the price of a life-saving drug by 5000 percent, likely is facing...

Chicagos Alinea named best restaurant by James Beard Foundation

CHICAGO, May 3 (UPI) -- Chicago restaurant Alinea was named outstanding restaurant by the James Beard Foundation on Monday night. Chef and...

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $55 million in talcum powder cancer case

ST. LOUIS, May 3 (UPI) -- Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $55 million to a South Dakota woman who claimed she got ovarian cancer after...

Quaker Oats sued over 100% natural claim

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2 (UPI) -- Quaker Oats "100% Natural" claim is being challenged in a class-action lawsuit. The lawsuit, which was filed in...

Travel News

New Pet Program at Provenance Hotels

Pet-friendly Provenance Hotels, a collection of eight urban lifestyle hotels in Washington, Oregon, Tennessee and Louisiana, has partnered with...