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Ukraine, Russia extend talks as gas deal stalls

BRUSSELS, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Ukrainian and Russian representatives failed to reach an agreement to restart deliveries of Russian gas to Ukraine and...

Protesters burn Parliament in Burkina Faso

OUGADOUGOU , Burkina Faso, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Protesters stormed Burkina Fasos Parliament and set it on fire Thursday, angered over plans to extend...

Gay activists condemn Singapore court ruling

SINGAPORE, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A Singapore court ruling, that banning gay sex is constitutional, has been condemned the countrys human rights groups....

Operation game inventor cant afford own surgery, the Internet responds

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- John Spinello, the inventor of the game Operation, has raised enough funds trough crowdrise to pay for a surgery he...

Suspect in shooting of rabbi killed by Israeli police

JERUSALEM, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Police in Jerusalem shot and killed a suspect in the shooting of Rabbi Yehuda Glick, a prominent right-wing activist. ...

Pope thanks exorcist convention for showing the love

VATICAN CITY, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The Vatican is becoming a bigger tent thanks to Pope Francis, who is now hailing exorcists for communicating the...


Sport News

San Francisco Giants win third World Series title in five years

The San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in Game 7 on Wednesday night to win their third World Series title in five...

Julius Randle breaks leg during NBA debut

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Rookie Jullius Randle broke his leg midway through the fourth quarter during his NBA debut with the Los Angeles...

Emblem for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Sochi revealed

ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The official logo for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Sochi, Russia has been revealed as a Sputnik-inspired ball....

Former Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe player has severe stroke

DETROIT, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Red Wings player and hockey great Gordie Howes health is in a steep decline after suffering a severe...

Technology News

Canadian military receiving satellite-on-the-move communications system

Elbit Systems Ltd. is supplying is Elsat 2100 mobile satellite-on-the move communications system to Rheinmetall Canada for use by the Canadian...

Navantia Australia conducts risk-reduction study on frigates

Spanish shipbuilder Navantias Australian subsidiary is undertaking a risk-reduction design study related to future frigates for the Royal...

U.S. taps Saab for remotely operated vehicle to counter maritime IEDs

An underwater vehicle for use in helping counter improvised explosive devices in U.S. domestic waters is being developed by Saab. The contract...

iPod Classic axed for simple reason, says Apple CEO Time Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed the companys reason for killing off the iPod classic in September, to the disappointment of the fans of the outdated...

Entertainment News

2014 amfAR Inspiration Gala

The amfAR Inspiration Gala honoring Tom Ford at Milk Studios.

25th Courage in Journalism awards

The 25th Courage in Journalism awards in Beverly Hills, California on October 28, 2014.

2014 Chocolate Fashion Show in Paris

The Salon du Chocolat in Paris is the worlds biggest fashion show dedicated to chocolate, bringing together fashion designers and chocolatiers...

HBOs Olive Kitteridge premiere

The New York Premiere of HBOs "Olive Kitteridge" at SVA Theater in New York City.

Business News

Fireball Cinnamon Whisky recalled in Europe for antifreeze ingredient

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Fireball Cinnamon Whisky has been recalled in Norway, Sweden and Finland after high levels of an antifreeze...

Apple CEO reveals reason for axing iPod Classic

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed the companys reason for killing off the iPod classic in September, to the disappointment of...

10 brands of baby wipes recalled after bacteria found

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Ten brands of baby wipes have been voluntarily recalled by Nutek Disposables of Pennsylvania after it was discovered...

John Oliver slams sugar industry over false nutritional statements

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- John Oliver called out the food industry in the spirit of Halloween for all the sugar snuck into food and beverages on...

Travel News

World’s Most Iconic Train Announces Journeys to Scandinavia in 2015

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express announces new ‘Nordic Adventures’ for June 2015. The stunning journeys visit three of Europe’s most...