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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 30, 2016

Today is Saturday, April 30, the 121st day of 2016 with 245 days to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus....

North Korea stepping up security after first bank robbery

SEOUL, April 29 (UPI) -- North Korea is investigating its "first" bank robbery after a break-in at a branch of the countrys central bank. A...

Colorado woman who cut baby from mothers womb gets 100-year prison sentence

DENVER, April 29 (UPI) -- A Colorado woman who lured an expectant mother to a home and cut the unborn baby from her womb was sentenced Friday to...

Petition aims to shield sex abuse victims from punishment over Mormon colleges honor code

PROVO, Utah, April 29 (UPI) -- A petition that seeks to protect victims of sexual assault from potential backlash at one of the most religious...

Protesters force Trump motorcade to pull over in California

SAN FRANCISCO, April 29 (UPI) -- For a second consecutive day, protesters in California swarmed the location of a rally for Republican...

Pentagon slams Benghazi panel for wasting money with exhaustive probe, repeated threats and demands

ARLINGTON, Va., April 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense this week sent a letter to the House panel still investigating the 2012 attack in...


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The Bong video that could cost Laremy Tunsil millions

CHICAGO, April 28 (UPI) -- Nothing slips under the radar of NFL front offices. Former Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil found that out in...

Bong video could cost Laremy Tunsil millions

CHICAGO, April 28 (UPI) -- Nothing slips under the radar of NFL front offices. Former Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil found that out in...

NFL Draft: Live Recap

CHICAGO, April 28 (UPI) -- The 2016 NFL Draft started at 8 p.m. in Chicago. Refresh to update. 1. Los Angeles Rams (Acquired in trade with...

NFL Draft: Larry Fitzgerald drops knowledge for rookies

CHICAGO, April 28 (UPI) -- Despite nearly crashing Jason Whites 2003 Heisman Trophy party, Larry Fitzgerald felt nervous heading into the 2004 NFL...

Technology News

Raytheon producing targeting system variant for Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon a $90 million contract for production of the AN/DAS-4 multi-spectral targeting system with...

British inventor builds homemade hover bike

A British inventor constructed a metallic hover bike that uses propellers to allow it to float a few inches off of the ground. YouTube user...

New graphene-based film may keep your next laptop cool

As engineers squeeze electronics into smaller packages, it becomes increasingly hard to keep them cool. Enter functionalized graphene nanoflakes....

Navy deploys mission control system for unmanned helicopter

An advanced mission control system for the MQ-8 unmanned helicopter has been deployed aboard the USS Coronado, a littoral combat ship. The...

Entertainment News

FROM STAGE RIGHT: A list of conservative celebrities

Hollywood is frequently labeled as a hotbed of liberalism, but there are plenty or famous people from the other side of the political spectrum....

Conservative Celebrities

Hollywood isnt filled with just liberals, actor/director Clint Eastwood told Republicans gathered at their 2012 National Convention in Tampa, FL....

Elton John throws his annual Oscars viewing party

Charlie Sheen, Heidi Klum and Vince Vaughn arrive at the Elton John Aids Foundations 24th Annual Academy Awards viewing party at the City of West...

The stars shine on Vanity Fair

Leonardo DiCaprio, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lawrence attend the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing...

Business News

Dreamworks Jeffrey Katzenberg to step down in $3.8B Comcast deal

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Dreamworks Animations chief executive and co-founder, Jeffrey Katzenberg, will step down to head DreamWorks New...

Priceline CEO quits after affair with employee

NORWALK, Conn., April 28 (UPI) -- Priceline CEO Darren Huston resigned on Thursday after having an affair with a fellow employee. A statement...

Abbott Laboratories acquires St. Jude Medical in $25B deal

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 28 (UPI) -- Healthcare giant Abbott Laboratories agreed to buy medical device maker St. Jude Medical in a deal valued at...

Facebook smashes revenue predictions with $5.4B; income up 195 percent; Zuckerberg gains billions

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 27 (UPI) -- Social networking giant Facebook smashed analysts expectations for first quarter earnings Wednesday, the...

Travel News

W Mexico City Presents a Specially Curated ‘W Insider’ Guide

W Mexico City, recently transformed through a multi-million dollar renovation, presents its 2016 ‘W Insider Guide to Mexico City’ – a...