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Japanese high school girl charged with dismembering classmate

SASEBO, Japan, July 28 (UPI) -- A Japanese high school girl has been accused of killing and dismembering a 15-year-old classmate. Authorities...

Sarah Palin launches $100 per year subscription news network

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- Former governor of Alaska and right-wing media darling Sarah Palin announced Sunday she plans to launch a...

Pregnant woman shot, killed while admiring friends gun collection

BROOKSVILLE , Fla., July 28 (UPI) -- A five-months pregnant Florida woman was fatally shot while admiring the gun collection of a friend at a home...

Recently replaced cables on Cedar Point ride snap, injuring two

SANDUSKY, Ohio, July 28 (UPI) -- Cedar Point, the amusement park that bills itself as "the roller coaster capital of the world," had to close the...

Beachgoer killed when small plane crashes into him

VENICE, Fla., July 28 (UPI) -- A father walking with his daughter on the beach in Florida was killed Sunday afternoon when a small plane crashed...

New Jersey festival features nearly 100 hot air balloons

READINGTON, N.J., July 27 (UPI) -- Nearly 100 hot air balloons were launched this weekend as part of the 32nd annual New Jersey Festival of...


Sport News

UPI Sports Schedule for Sunday, July 27

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- (All times Eastern) Baseball MLB National League Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds, 1:10 p.m. Arizona...

UPI Sports Results for July 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- Baseball MLB National League Cincinnati Reds 1, Washington Nationals 0 St. Louis Cardinals 6, Chicago Cubs 3 Arizona...

UPI Sports Schedule for Saturday, July 26

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- (All times Eastern) Baseball MLB National League Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds, 4:05 p.m. St. Louis...

UPI Sports Results for July 25, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- Baseball MLB National League Chicago Cubs 7, St. Louis Cardinals 6 Philadelphia Phillies 9, Arizona Diamondbacks 5...

Technology News

Writer live tweets IBM execs saying they wont hire women

A woman says she overheard IBM executives discussing sexist hiring practices and took to Twitter to live-tweet the alleged...

NASAs Mars orbiters to witness comet flyby

Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring wont whiz by Mars for another two-plus months, but NASA is already preparing its Mars orbiters for the...

3-D printer files for models of satellites, probes and planets released by NASA

Anyone with a computer, internet connection and 3-D printer can now make miniature replicas of satellites, probes and planets. NASA released 21...

SpaceX releases video of rocket splashing into the ocean

Aerospace company SpaceX has released a video of its attempt to return part of its Falcon 9 rocket to Earth. Its what SpaceX engineers call a...

Entertainment News

Hercules premiere in Los Angeles

The premiere of the motion picture adventure "Hercules" at the El Capitan Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on July 23, 2014....

Celebrity Families of 2014

A look at celebrity families who hit the red carpet in 2014.

Guardians of the Galaxy premiere

The sci-fi motion picture "Guardians of the Galaxy" attends the premiere of the film at the El Capitan Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los...

Swim Week Miami Beach 2014

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Swim Week at the Raleigh hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, July 19, 2014.

Business News

Google purchases Twitch for $1 billion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 25 (UPI) -- Google reportedly went ahead with its $1 billion purchase of Twitch, validating growth seen in sites that...

Former Bear Sterns Chair Alan Ace Greenberg dies

NEW YORK, July 25 (UPI) -- Former Bear Stearns executive Alan Greenberg, credited with creating the global financial investment bank and leading...

Amazon Q2 losses widen, send share price tumbling

SEATTLE, July 25 (UPI) -- Amazon reported Friday a second-quarter loss that was double analysts expectations, as the company uses capital to fund...

McDonalds stops sale of chicken products in Hong Kong, Japan

BEIJING, July 25 (UPI) -- Hong Kongs food regulator has suspended the sale of McDonalds chicken nuggets and burgers, over allegations its Chinese...

Travel News

What You Didnt Know About Geneva

The birthplace of the World Wide Web surprises visitors along the road less traveled.