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Dozens rescued in north Texas flash floods, more rain expected

HOUSTON, May 29 (UPI) -- Emergency workers answered hundreds of calls for help early Friday, as yet another storm dumped up to seven inches of...

U.S. takes Cuba off terrorism list

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department Friday removed Cuba from its state-sponsored terrorism list. A report to Congress by...

Chinese students charged with cheating on U.S. college entrance exams

PHILADELPHIA, May 29 (UPI) -- Reports of Chinese students cheating their way into top U.S. universities or getting expelled for unethical academic...

Alleged Nazi war criminal, Vladimir Katriuk dies at 93

ORMSTOWN , Quebec, May 29 (UPI) -- Vladimir Katriuk, a suspected Nazi war criminal whose deportation from Canada was demanded weeks ago by Russia,...

D.C. Metro suspends issue-oriented ads from public transit

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- Washington, D.C.s mass transit agency has banned "issue-oriented" advertising on commuter buses and in subway stations...

DEA arrests Chinese chemist linked to deadly spice street drug

MILWAUKEE, May 29 (UPI) -- Chinas drug labs are the source of a deadly synthetic chemical that has killed at least 1,000 Americans since 2009. ...


Sport News

Dwyane Wade gives LeBron James props for NBA Finals run

CLEVELAND, May 27 (UPI) -- There appears to be no rift between basketball stars Dwyane Wade and LeBron James, even if some say that James decision...

Cleveland Cavaliers havent ditched bizarre curse yet

CLEVELAND, May 28 (UPI) -- A dance consisting of stirring a pot, has ironically stirred the pot of its rapping originator and could curse the...

Former NFL wide receiver calls Goodell the devil

NEW ORLEANS, May 27 (UPI) -- After hauling in {link:more than $44 million:...

Dwyane Wade gives LeBron props for NBA Finals run

CLEVELAND, May 27 (UPI) -- There appears to be no rift between basketball stars {link:Dwyane Wade:...

Technology News

Airbus DS develops higher contrast infrared camera

An infrared camera that gives clear images for up to nearly five miles despite fog, mist or heat haze has been developed by an Airbus DS business...

IEA frets over renewable energy direction

Policy uncertainty and a lack of incentives leaves global renewable energy development far short of whats needed to abate warming, the IEA said...

New eye test on smartphone is as accurate as paper test

A smartphone app was used to perform vision tests as accurately as paper tests and illuminated vision boxes during a study in rural Kenya. Tests...

Northrop Grummans planned upgrade for B-2 passes CDR

Plans for Northrop Grumman to upgrade weapons management software for B-2 bombers are moving forward following successful completion of a...

Entertainment News

Ed Sheeran unveils wax figure at Madame Tussauds

Photos from the unveiling of Ed Sheerans wax figure at Madame Tussauds in New York City on May 28, 2015.

Meghan Trainor performs in Paris

Meghan Trainor performs in concert at Le Trianon in Paris on May 28, 2015.

Sesame Workshops 13th Annual Benefit Gala

Photos from the Sesame Workshops 13th Annual Benefit Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on May 27, 2015.

San Andreas premiere in Los Angeles

Photos from the premiere of the motion picture thriller "San Andreas" at TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on May 26,...

Business News

iPhones crash, reboot after receiving specific text message

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- A bug affecting Apples iOS system is forcing iPhones to crash and even reboot after receiving a specific string of...

iPhones experience crashes, reboots after receiving specific text message

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- A bug affecting Apples iOS system is forcing iPhones to crash and even reboot after receiving a specific string of...

BlackBerrys devices unit to lay off employees

WATERLOO, Ontario, May 25 (UPI) -- Canadian company Blackberry announced that it is planning to lay off an unspecified number of employees from...

Greece cant make €1.6B IMF payment, refuses to budge on rescue aid terms

ATHENS, Greece, May 24 (UPI) -- The Greek government is on the verge of defaulting on its financial obligations to the International Monetary...

Travel News

CABIN FEVER - The New Trend in Luxury Travel

At the moment, the luxury travel sectors glamorous great outdoors is being swept away by the Luxury Cabin. This new trend is fast overtaking the...