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Maine reports first fireworks fatality since 2012 legalization

CALAIS, Maine, July 5 (UPI) -- Maine experienced its first death related to fireworks since making them legal two years ago, according to reports....

Greek referendum: No vote leads early results, opinion polls

ATHENS, Greece, July 5 (UPI) -- Greece is voting "Yes" or "No" on Sunday on terms set by international creditors for bailout funds accompanied by...

Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa targeted heavily in airstrikes

RAQQA, Syria, July 5 (UPI) -- The Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, has been targeted in one of the largest U.S.-led coalition bombings...

Prison escapee David Sweat returned to maximum security prison

ROMULUS, N.Y., July 5 (UPI) -- Convicted murderer David Sweat has been returned to a maximum-security prison on Sunday after recovering from...

Russian resupply spacecraft docks onto ISS to deliver needed provisions

WASHINGTON, July 5 (UPI) -- The Russian Progress 60 spacecraft docked onto the International Space Station on Sunday to deliver the stations crew...

Greece voting in historic, destiny-changing bailout referendum

ATHENS, Greece, July 5 (UPI) -- Greece is voting "Yes" or "No" on Sunday on terms set by international creditors for bailout funds accompanied by...


Sport News

UFC title-bout pullout has MMA chirping

LAS VEGAS, July 1 (UPI) -- With UFC 189 on deck next week, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (25-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) officially has pulled out of a...

Cowherd has very awkward interview with Michigans Harbaugh

BRISTOL, Conn., July 1 (UPI) -- ESPN Radio host Colin Cowherd contrived numerous questions in an effort to get Jim Harbaugh to open up Wednesday,...

Tiger Woods playing partner Steve Stricker wants the old Tiger back

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va., July 1 (UPI) -- Ahead of this years Greenbrier Classic, Steve Stricker suggests that his good friend and playing...

Calipari denies reports of talks with Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO, June 30 (UPI) -- There seems to be a revolving door of interest between NBA front offices and upward trending college basketball...

Technology News

Mayo wont stick to packaging thanks to new technology

Sandwich makers in Norway wont have to worry about getting that last little bit out of their bottle of mayonnaise now that food brand Orkla has...

Sony unveils crowdfunding site to gain momentum for new products

Sony has launched its own crowdfunding platform to financially support unique ideas and products which would otherwise not fit in with its...

Lockheed Martin spotlights new tracking pod system

A multi-sensor system for tracking multiple airborne targets has demonstrated its capabilities during its first flight test, Lockheed Martin...

White House lifts 40-year ban on photos during public tours

Next time you tour the White House, dont forget your camera. The White House lifted a 40-year ban on taking photos during public tours, going as...

Entertainment News

Boy George and Culture Club perform on the Today Show

Boy George and Culture Club perform on the NBC Today Show at Rockefeller Center in New York City on July 2, 2015.

Paul Rudd gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Actor Paul Rudd was honored with the 2,5524th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on July 1, 2015.

Ant-Man premiere in Los Angeles

The premiere of the sci-fi motion picture "Ant-Man" at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on June 29, 2015.

Best of the Red Carpet 2015

Photos from red carpet events in 2015 featuring the best and worst dressed as well as those having the most fun.

Business News

JetBlue first major airline to offer direct New York to Cuba flights

NEW YORK, July 4 (UPI) -- Non-tourism travel to Cuba from the U.S. has been allowed since President Obama eased travel restrictions earlier this...

Volvo unveils new child seat concept

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, July 4 (UPI) -- Volvo announced plans Thursday for a new child seat concept that places children in the front passenger seat. ...

Ford recalls 432,000 North American vehicles over software bug

DEARBORN, Mich., July 3 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Company on Thursday announced the recall of more than 430,000 vehicles in North America due to a bug...

Aetna to acquire Humana for $37 billion in cash, stocks

HARTFORD, Conn., July 3 (UPI) -- Healthcare giant Aetna announced a $37 billion agreement Friday to acquire rival Humana, bringing together two of...

Travel News

Ritz-Carlton: Designing Hotels for the Luxury Traveler of the Future

Over the course of the last decade, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has opened the doors to more than 50 new, renovated or refurbished...