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Russian Facebook blocks page supporting Putins biggest critic

MOSCOW, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Facebook blocked a page calling for a demonstration in support of one of President Vladimir Putins most vocal critics...

Argentine court recognizes captive orangutan as non-human person

BUENOS AIRES, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- An Argentine court ruled an orangutan had some of the same legal rights as humans due to its status as a "non-human...

Multiple people struck by lighting outside football game in Florida

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Multiple people were injured by lightning outside a stadium following an NFL game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa,...

Australian mom charged with murder of eight children

CAIRNS, Australia, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Police have charged a woman with murder in the deaths of eight children discovered Friday in an Australian...

Presidential candidates in Tunisia clash over poll results

TUNIS, Tunisia, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The favorite to win Tunisias first democratic election, presidential hopeful Beji Caid Essebsi, claimed victory...

Pakistan resumes execution of terrorists in wake of school massacre

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Pakistan has executed at least six accused terrorists since last weeks Taliban massacre at a school in...


Sport News

UPI horse racing roundup

Dortmund won the Futurity in California and Danon Platina won the Futurity in Japan in a big weekend for the 2-year-old Thoroughbreds. In...

Michael Vick, draft analysts, praise Florida States Jameis Winston

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Jameis Winston is grabbing headlines again, but this time the sophomore is getting positive press. On...

John Wall, Washington Wizards top Miami Heat

John Wall had 20 points and 10 assists as the Washington Wizards defeated the Miami Heat 105-103 on Friday night. Dwyane Wade knocked down a...

Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder beat Los Angeles Lakers

Russell Westbrook scored 31 points with 10 assists and five rebounds to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 104-103 win over the Los Angeles...

Technology News

Hyperloop design progress makes Elon Musks dream a possible reality

Elon Musks Hyperloop design is seeing progress thanks to a group of UCLA students who have begun to put his plans in motion. The design is a...

NASA just emailed the space station a new socket wrench

Astronauts on the International Space Station have a new socket wrench. But it didnt come via cargo ship. It was emailed from planet Earth --...

T-Mobile to refund customers $90M in settlement

T-Mobile on Friday agreed to pay more than $90 million after settling a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission for adding unauthorized...

SpaceX delays resupply flight to ISS

SpaceXs fifth commercial launch to provide supplies to the International Space Station was delayed due to problems experienced during an engine...

Entertainment News

American Sniper premiere in New York

The American Sniper premiere at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz in New York City.

Unbroken premiere in Los Angeles

Actor Brad Pitt and family attend the premiere of the biographical motion picture war drama "Unbroken" at the Dolby Theatre.

The Interview premiere in Los Angeles

The film, starring US actors Seth Rogen and James Franco, is a comedy about a CIA plot to assassinate its leader Kim Jong-Un, played by Randall...

2015 Golden Globe nominations announced

Winners will be announced during an NBC telecast on January 11, 2015.

Business News

Dish Network drops Fox News, Fox Business

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Fox News and Fox Business were dropped from Dish Network Saturday after they couldnt reach an agreement on...

Chrysler follows other automakers, expands airbag recall

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Following in the footsteps of multiple other automakers, Chrysler on Friday gave in to federal pressure and...

Analyst: Instagram now worth 35 times what Facebook paid for it

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The photo-sharing app Instagram, acquired by Facebook two years ago for $1 billion, is now worth $35 billion, a...

T-Mobile to refund customers $90M in settlement

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- T-Mobile on Friday agreed to pay more than $90 million after settling a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission...

Travel News

The Inn at Dos Brisas Offers Stay Three, Pay Two this Winter

For the first-time, The Inn at Dos Brisas, a Relais & Châteaux ranch resort located an hour from Houston, is offerings guests three nights of...