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Turkeys Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks to overhaul role of president

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Turkish leaders submitted a bill Saturday to focus power in President Recep Tayyip Erdogans office, a move that...

Five killed in Bulgarian freight train explosion

HITRINO, Bulgaria, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Five people were killed after a train carrying liquid petroleum gas derailed and exploded in a Bulgarian...

Obama envoy has high confidence journalist Austin Tice is alive in Syria

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The Obama administration strongly believes missing American journalist Austin Tice is alive in Syria, Sen. John...

Trump transition team slams CIAs assessment of Russian election hacking

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- U.S.President-elect Donald Trump criticized the CIA after reports it had concluded Russian hackers intervened in the...

Pilot in deadly balloon crash that killed 16 was on prohibited drugs, NTSB says

LOCHHART, Texas, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The pilot of a fatal hot-air balloon crash in Texas in July was on a cocktail of prohibited drugs during the...

France extends state of emergency through July

PARIS, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The French government decided to extend until July 15 the countrys emergency anti-terrorism measures after some 17 attacks...


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Fantasy Football: Michael Thomas returns to New Orleans Saints practice

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Rookie wide receiver Michael Thomas has given a jolt to fantasy football teams that were weak at the position to...

Ohio State Buckeyes: Cincinnati takes away DC Luke Fickell

CINCINNATI, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Luke Fickell is leaving the Ohio State football program, but hes staying in-state. The Buckeyes defensive coordinator...

J.J. Watt loses bet to Devon Still, transforms into Penn State fan

HOUSTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Former Wisconsin star J.J. Watt only knows Badgers red when it comes to his Big Ten support. But on Friday, he was...

Donald Trump considers hiring former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- President-elect Donald Trump could be turning to Major League Baseball when looking for new hires. Former MLB manager...

Technology News

Flexible device harvests energy from basic motions -- like a finger swipe

Engineers at Michigan State University of developed a flexible, film-like device capable of turning simple human motion into usable energy. The...

Saab to develop torpedo integration systems for Swedish navy

The Swedish navy has contracted Saab to develop and produce torpedo integration systems for the branchs new A26 submarines. The order supports...

Japanese firm SoftBank investing $50B in U.S. and bringing 50K jobs, Trump says

Japanese wireless and Internet giant SoftBank will invest $50 billion and create 50,000 jobs in the United States as part of a project to...

General Dynamics to christen U.S. Navys Colorado submarine

General Dynamics will christen the USS Colorado, the U.S. Navys newest Virginia-class submarine, during a ceremony on Saturday. Company...

Entertainment News

The Rogue One: A Star Wars Story premiere in Tokyo

Diego Luna and Felicity Jones, stars of {i:Rogue One: A Star Wars Story} were joined by director Gareth Edwards and Darth Vader on the red carpet...

Jennifer Aniston and Olivia Munn on the Office Christmas Party red carpet

Jennifer Aniston and Olivia Munn, who star in the holiday comedy {i:Office Christmas Party}, shared some laughs on the red carpet at the films...

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling immortalized at TCL Chinese Theatre

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, costars in the film {i:La La Land}, had their hands and feet cemented in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theater in...

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling walk the La La Land red carpet

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling {link:attended the premiere:...

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U.S. Department of Transportation considers allowing cellphone calls on planes

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation is considering allowing airline passengers to use their cellphones with WiFi...

Michael Jordan wins trademark lawsuit in China

BEIJING, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- NBA legend Michael Jordan has scored a win in China in his trademark lawsuit. Chinas Supreme Peoples Court ruled...

Muhtar Kent to step down as CEO of Coca-Cola

ATLANTA, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Coca-Cola Co. announced Friday that Muhtar Kent will step down as chief executive officer, a position he has held since...

Dutch company to buy 3Ms identity management business

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Dutch digital security firm Gemalto NV will buy the identity management business of 3M Co. for $850 million, 3M...

Travel News

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai Set to Open Later This Month

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, the fourth in the iconic brand’s global series of stylish beach and urban retreats, is set to open its doors...