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Ukrainian PM Yatsenyuk insists Indepdence Day celebration will go forward

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- In the face of continuing aggression from Russia, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk reaffirmed Wednesday...

New York Times reporter ordered to leave Afghanistan

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- On Wednesday, the Afghan attorney generals office notified New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg that he must...

David Cameron: Increasingly likely jihadist in Foley video is British citizen

LONDON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday that the jihadist who beheaded American journalist James Foley is likely...

Nigerias soccer headquarters goes up in smoke

ABUJA, Nigeria, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Fire broke out Wednesday at the Nigeria Football Federation headquarters building in Abuja. No one was injured. ...

Russia, Ukraine give ICRC necessary security guarantees for aid convoy

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed Wednesday that it has received security guarantees from...

Holder: Change is coming to Ferguson after shooting

FERGUSON, Mo., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Attorney General Eric Holder landed in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday afternoon as a grand jury was expected to hear...


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Mone Davis becomes first Little League player to make cover of Sports Illustrated

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Taney Dragons ace pitcher and Little League World Series star Mone Davis just cant stop making history, becoming...

Steve Ballmer pumps up Clippers fans for new regime

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- After a months long battle with disgraced former owner Donald Sterling, Steve Ballmer has officially been announced...

On the mound and at the plate, Mone Davis continues to shine in the Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- On Friday baseball fans around the country tuned in to watch Mone Davis pitch Philadelphias Taney...

Roger Federer beats David Ferrer for sixth W&S Open title

MASON, Ohio, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Roger Federer claimed his sixth Western & Southern Open title Sunday after beating David Ferrer 6-3, 1-6, 6-2. "Ive...

Technology News

Exelis wins Army Corps of Engineers support services contract

Exelis reports it is to provide information management and technology support services to serve more than 3,700 U.S. Army Corps of Engineer...

Test bed demos maritime ISR technology

A new maritime test bed is enabling Lockheed Martin to demonstrate data fusion, predictive analytics and other technologies in naval settings. ...

Military sensor needs focus of Swedish symposium

Sensor capabilities for the Swedish military and other armed forces the next 10-15 years are to be examined next month at a symposium in...

Harris tactical manpack radio gets NSA certification

The U.S. National Security Agency has given its Type-1 certification for Harris Corporations Falcon III RF-340M multi-channel manpack radio. ...

Entertainment News

Hollywood Foreign Press Grants Banquet

The HFPAs Grants Banquet present USD $1.9 million dollars in grants to non-profit entertainment related organizations and scholarship programs.

Marvel Universe Live in New York

Marvel Universe Live captivates audiences with an authentic and original story that brings more than 25 Marvel characters together on one epic...

Celebrity Look-alikes

Everybody has an instance in which they come across someone who could pass off as their doppelganger. And it just so happens for these celebs that...

Remembering Robin Williams

As tributes light up comedy club marquees in Los Angeles and around the country, we remember Actor and Comedian Robins Williams with this...

Business News

Deloitte: App downloads dwindle, 1 in 3 users disinterested

LONDON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The number of people downloading apps seems to have reached its peak with the average number of app downloaded a month ...

Samsung partners with Barnes & Noble for Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Samsung and Barnes & Noble launched the Galaxy Tab 4 with Nook branding Wednesday, which is the first Android tablet...

Twitter to remove pictures of deceased on familys request

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Twitter announced Tuesday it would remove images of deceased people upon request from their families, after images...

Corona Extra recalled due to glass particles in beer

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Constellation Brands Beer Division announced a voluntary recall of Corona Extra Monday after glass particles were...

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Argentinas Algodon Properties Offer Tango- and Gaucho-Themed Thanksgiving Packages

This Thanksgiving, families can escape North Americas winter and head to warm Argentina - where the seasons are reversed - for a stay at Algodon...