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Toledo men charged with hate crime in beating of black man

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 30 (UPI) -- Two Toledo, Ohio, men were charged Friday with a federal hate crime in the May beating of an African-American man...

United Nations to send police force to Burundi

BUJUMBURA, Burundi, July 30 (UPI) -- The U.N. Security Council authorized the deployment of an international police force to prevent violence and...

Joe Biden calls for vote on Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- Vice President Joe Biden, in a weekly White House address, called for Senate Republicans to vote on Supreme Court...

India seeks U.S. help in locating missing air force jet

NEW DELHI, July 30 (UPI) -- Indias government announced it is seeking U.S. help from in locating the countrys airs forces AN-32 aircraft, which...

16 dead in Texas hot air balloon crash

LOCKHART, Texas, July 30 (UPI) -- Sixteen passengers aboard a hot air balloon died in Texas Saturday morning after the balloons basket caught...

Blue Bell faces penalties after listeria outbreak

BRENHAM, Texas, July 30 (UPI) -- Blue Bell Creameries agreed to pay $850,000 following a listeria outbreak that left three dead, Texas health...


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Glam Newton: Carolina Panthers quarterback debuts blonde goatee, straw hat

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 29 (UPI) -- There might not be anything more dangerous on the football field than a wide-smiling Cam Newton It appears...

Geno Smith punched in gut by Ryan Fitzpatrick deal

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., July 29 (UPI) -- Although it wasnt literal this time, Geno Smith received another punch this week when he learned he would...

Michigan Football: Jumpman jerseys might have been leaked

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 29 (UPI) -- Michael Jordan dominated basketball before trying his hand at baseball. Now he is moving to college football,...

Fantasy Football 2016 draft rankings: Odell Beckham Jr. leads UPIs top 150

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 29 (UPI) -- Fantasy is essentially, imagining things, especially those that are impossible or improbable. So it makes...

Technology News

Study highlights electric grids vulnerabilities to extreme weather

Climate change is likely to expose electric grids to new threats. Researchers say electrical engineers and those who manage Americas electrical...

Study looks at future of 2D materials

Graphene -- the atom-thick, honeycomb-like weave of carbon -- revolutionized the world of materials science. Now other 2D materials and their...

Vortex laser carries computer data in cyclone-like motion

As the rise car ownership and automobile use in the 1950s and 60s necessitated bigger, better roads, increasing broadband use demands more...

Longer-lasting silicon-air battery breaks 1,000-hour ceiling

For the first time, a silicon-air battery has generated power for more than 1,000 hours. Silicon-air batteries are smaller, lighter and more...

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

St. Lucia hopes to lure Chinese tourists with $2.6 billion Pearl of the Caribbean development

St. Lucias government has signed an agreement to build the islands first internationally targeted, integrated development -- a project worth $2.6...

Minnesota judge cuts list of legal heirs to Princes vast estate to 8

CHASKA, Minn., July 29 (UPI) -- The number of potential heirs seeking millions from the vast estate of late musician Prince was cut down by a...

Amazon posts record quarterly profits, CEO Jeff Bezos becomes worlds third richest person

SEATTLE, July 29 (UPI) -- Amazon.com posted record second-quarter earnings Thursday of $857 million, or $1.78 per share, on $30.4 billion in...

Gretchen Carlson satisfied, validated over Fox News chiefs removal

NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) -- Former Fox News Channel personality Gretchen Carlson said she feels vindicated and satisfied with the removal of...

Travel News

Andrea Bocelli to Perform at Nikki Beach Versilia in Tuscany, Italy

The eagerly awaited Global luxury lifestyle and hospitality brand Nikki Beach will host its official Grand Opening White Party on August 5th, on...