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Taiwan sides with Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Taiwan is closely watching Hong Kongs pro-democracy movement and is siding with the demonstrators. The island...

Six Flags fight leaves boy critically injured, may have been organized on Twitter

UPPER MARLBORO, Md., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A teen remains in a medically induced coma after a fight broke out at Six Flags America Saturday night,...

El Al under fire for allowing ultra-Orthodox to bully female passengers

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- El Al, Israels national airline, has come under fire for permitting ultra-Orthodox Jews to disrupt flights by...

Judge rules no constitutional right to free water in Detroit bankruptcy case

DETROIT, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The judge hearing Detroits bankruptcy case ruled Monday he has no authority to stop the Detroit Water and Sewage...

Afghanistan signs Bilateral Security Agreement with U.S.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A day after Afghanistans first democratically-elected president was sworn in, the new government signed a...

Container ship collision stalls Suez Canal traffic

PORT SAID , Egypt, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Two massive container ships collided at the north end of the Suez Canal, delaying traffic through the vital...


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Phil Mickelson disses Tom Watson after Ryder Cup loss

PERTHSHIRE, Scotland, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Ten-year Ryder Cup veteran Phil Mickelson had choice words for U.S. captain Tom Watson at the post Cup...

Ohio State strength coach body slams fan who runs on field

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Ohio State assistant strength and conditioning coach Anthony Schlegel body slammed a fan who ran onto the field...

Kansas Jayhawks fire coach Charlie Weis after loss to Texas

LAWRENCE, Kan., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- University of Kansas Jayhawks head coach Charlie Weis was fired after Saturdays 23-0 loss to Texas in the third...

UPI Sports Results for September 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Baseball MLB National League Cincinnati Reds 10, Pittsburgh Pirates 6 (10th inning) San Francisco Giants 3, San...

Technology News

Airbus S&D and UAE engineers demo Zephyr unmanned aerial vehicle

The solar-powered Zephyr unmanned aerial vehicle flew higher than 61,000 feet above the United Arab Emirates in a day/night test. Airbus Defense...

Solar power could become lead energy source with the right planning

Policymakers and investors alike need a clear road map to capitalize on the true potential of solar energy, the Paris-based International Energy...

Watch: Robot Murata Cheerleaders perform in unison

A Japanese firm is showing off its group-control technology with a team of robot "cheerleaders" who roll atop balls and perform a synchronized...

Yelena Serova becomes first Russian woman aboard space station

The International Space Station welcomed its first female cosmonaut yesterday. Russian Yelena Serova arrived along with two colleagues after a...

Entertainment News

Annabelle premiere in Los Angeles

The premiere of the horror film "Annabelle" at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.

In Photos: Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren, Italian actress and legendary star of the silver screen, celebrates her 80th birthday today on September 22, 2014.

2014: The Year in Fashion

Fashion that defined the runways and red carpets of 2014.

This is where I leave you premiere

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week,...

Business News

Yahoo is finally shutting down its directory

Many people dont realize that Yahoo started as a directory, which is simply a list of websites separated by category for users to find their way...

Hipsternomics: Urban Outfitters claims its No. 1 seller of vinyl

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Urban Outfitters is bringing vintage music back as the number one seller of vinyl, claimed the companys Chief...

Study: iOS 8 crashes 78 percent more often than iOS 7

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A new study from Crittercism, a mobile apps performance management company, shows the latest software update...

Walmart introduces checking account service

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Retail giant Walmart is teaming up with prepaid payment card merchant Green Dot to sell low-cost, easy-approval...

Travel News

Qantas Debuts Worlds Biggest Plane on Worlds Longest Flight

Qantas customers traveling on the popular Sydney-Dallas/Fort Worth route will soon be able to enjoy the world’s largest passenger aircraft on...