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Obama signs secret order expanding U.S. role in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- President Obama quietly signed a classified executive order authorizing a more expansive role for U.S. troops in...

House panel clears CIA on Benghazi attack

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Following a two-year investigation the GOP-controlled House Intelligence Committee has cleared the CIA of any...

Dutch officials lock up jihadi teen bride

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Officials in the Netherlands have extended detention for a Dutch teenager who traveled to Syria to marry...

Bubonic plague kills 40 in Madagascar

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- In the wake of the Ebola scare 40 people have been killed and 80 infected by Bubonic plague in...

Bill Cosby gets standing ovation in Florida

MELBOURNE, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- As the number of women accusing comedian Bill Cosby of sex assault continues to climb and businesses back out of...

Feds bust two men linked to Ferguson bomb plot

FERGUSON, Mo., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Two men have been arrested in Missouri after they allegedly purchased explosives to use in pipe bombs they...


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UPI horse racing weekend preview

The $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot for next years Kentucky Derby candidates tops the weekend Thoroughbred racing schedule. California, Florida...

Adrian Peterson suspended without pay for at least remainder of 2014 season

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the season...

DEA surprises NFL with prescription drug inspections

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The Drug Enforcement Administration surprised the NFL with inspections of the teams medical staffs Sunday to monitor...

German Football League warns of split from FIFA if corruption report not published

FRANKFURT, Germany, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Dr. Reinhard Rauball, president of the German Football League, claims the UEFA will split from FIFA if...

Technology News

Elbits anti-missile system to feature on German A400M transports

Airbus A400M airlifters of the German Air Force are to be equipped with Elbit Systems J-MUSIC Multi-Spectral Directed Infrared Counter Measure...

You may be ruining your back by staring at your smartphone all day

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health are worried about Americans posture. Apparently, its being corrupted by smartphone addiction,...

Northrop Grumman announces new Viper anti-missile laser

A new laser for use on all directed infrared counter-measure systems on military aircraft has been introduced by Northrop Grummans Laser Systems...

Northrop Grumman updating aircraft targeting system

Northrop Grumman reports it is upgrading AN/AAQ-28(V) LITENING Advanced Targeting Systems used on U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft. The...

Entertainment News

Horrible Bosses 2 premiere

Thee premiere of the film "Horrible Bosses 2" held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on November 20, 2014.

26th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards

The 26th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards held in Los Angeles on April 22, 2009.

Matthew McConaughey receives star on Walk of Fame

Actor Mathhew McConaughey and family attend a ceremony honoring him with the 2,534th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I in Los Angeles

The premiere of the sci-fi motion adventure "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I" at the NokiaTheatre in Los Angeles on November 17, 2014.

Business News

Streaming service Aereo files for bankruptcy

BOSTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The streaming service Aereo filed for bankruptcy Friday, following a U.S. Supreme Court decision that it was violating...

Walmart closes $90 PS4 price-matching loophole

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Walmart announced it has closed the loophole that allowed scammers to use fraudulent Amazon listings to get...

Starbucks rolls out wireless phone chargers

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Coffee giant Starbucks rolled out wireless chargers for smartphones at 200 of its stores in San Francisco...

Graco recalls 5 million strollers over amputation and laceration risk

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Grace Childrens Products has used a recall on eleven models of baby strollers that have a folding mechanism that...

Travel News

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Opening Thanksgiving Day with Significant Terrain

For the fourth year running, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) is ranked the #1 resort in North America by Forbes Magazine.