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Fire, explosions at Indian ammunitions depot kill 15

PULGOAN , India, May 31 (UPI) -- Fire and explosions at the Indian armys largest ammunitions depot early Tuesday killed 15 soldiers and injured...

U.S. businessmen acquitted of supporting militants in United Arab Emirates

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Two U.S. businessmen imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates were acquitted of charges they supported militants in...

Britains Tony Blair says hed rebut Iraq War report if hes found to be in the wrong

LONDON, May 30 (UPI) -- Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has implied he will rebut the conclusions of the Chilcot inquiry if it accuses...

Police say single gunman behind Houston shooting that killed 2

HOUSTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Houston police Monday continued their investigation into a shootout that left two dead -- the gunman and a victim -- and...

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Today is Tuesday, May 31, the 152nd day of 2016 with 214 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus, Venus...

N. Korea missile launch fails; S. Korea, Japan breath a sigh of relief

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- North Koreas attempt to fire a ballistic missile off its east coast has failed, sending a wave of relief to South...


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Miami Marlins Derek Dietrich hospitalized following foul ball headshot

ATLANTA, May 30 (UPI) -- His monster day at the plate was somberly overshadowed in seconds. Miami Marlins Derek Dietrich was sent to an Atlanta...

Rookie Alexander Rossi wins Indianapolis 500

INDIANPOLIS, Ind., May 29 (UPI) -- Rookie Alexander Rossi won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 by gambling he would have enough fuel to...

Police: NBA player Bryce Dejean-Jones killed after breaking into Dallas apartment

DALLAS, May 29 (UPI) -- Bryce Dejean-Jones, a rookie NBA guard with the New Orleans Pelicans, was breaking into an apartment he thought was his...

Eddie Lacy lived with P90X founder Tony Horton

GREEN BAY, Wis., May 27 (UPI) -- Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy took the term gym rat to new heights this offseason. After Packers...

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Study: Cellphone radiation linked to cancer

Despite concerns about low levels of radiation from cellphones increasing the risk of brain cancer among the 90 percent of Americans who use the...

Leonardo-Finmeccanica, NTU Singapore in joint research

Research in integrated and innovative helicopter structure composites and aerodynamics is to be performed by Leonardo-Finmeccanica and NTU...

Optics breakthrough could improve infrared technology

New research out of Australia promises to dramatically reduce the price of infrared technologies like night vision goggles. Scientists at the...

Railgun pulse power modules delivered to U.S. Navy

Deliveries of pulse power containers for the U.S. Navys railgun program have been initiated by Raytheon. The containers with multiple pulsed...

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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...

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Second class-action lawsuit filed against Theranos

PHOENIX, May 31 (UPI) -- A second class-action lawsuit in a week has been filed against blood-testing start up Theranos, as accusations of...

End to Verizon strike brings pay raise, bonuses for employees

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Verizon employees striking since mid-April over conditions and the movement of call center jobs overseas will return...

Suicide of Zurich Insurance executive Martin Senn announced

KLOSTERS , Switzerland, May 30 (UPI) -- Swiss police are investigating the apparent suicide of former Zurich Insurance Group CEO Martin Senn,...

Lufthansa suspends flights to Venezuela, cites poor economy

CARACAS, Venezuela, May 29 (UPI) -- Citing a continuing poor economy in Venezuela, German airline Lufthansa plans to suspend flights to the South...

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Newport Mansions Season in Full Swing

All ten historic houses museums of The Preservation Society of Newport County, Newport, Rhode Island, are now open daily for public tours.