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Hong Kong protest leaders and government at impasse in first face-to-face meeting

HONG KONG, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Five students representing the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement that has occupied Hong Kongs streets since Sept. 26 met...

Boy hunter, 11, shoots rare albino deer with crossbow

OSCEOLA TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Gavin Dingman, an 11-year-old boy from Osceola Township, Mich., was hunting with his father, Mick, when...

Missing college student Connor Trapatsos spotted on surveillance video

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Police have released surveillance footage of Connor Trapatsos, a 17-year-old student at The College of St. Rose in...

Ben Bradlee, renowned Washington Post editor, dead at 93

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Ben Bradlee died at age 93 on Tuesday. The renowned former Washington Post editor died of natural causes at his home...

Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo declared virus-free

OMAHA, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo has been declared virus-free. The 33-year-old freelance NBC cameraman tested negative for...

North Korea defectors to testify at U.N. forum on human rights

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Two defectors from North Korea are expected to participate in a human rights forum next week at the United Nations...


Sport News

Michael Sam cut from the Dallas Cowboys

DALLAS, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL, has been cut from the Dallas Cowboys, the team...

Jameis Winston expected to declare for the 2015 NFL Draft

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A new report claims FSU quarterback and Heisman trophy winner Jameis Winston is going leave FSU football...

Seattle news station uses photo of NBA star for Peyton Manning

SEATTLE, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Seattle TV station KOMO 4 praised Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for his accomplishments with a photo of NBA...

Peyton Manning breaks record for most touchdown passes

DENVER, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning made sports history Sunday night when he broke the record for most touchdown...

Technology News

Tesla sales officially banned by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law Tuesday a bill banning direct manufacturer auto-sales, effectively criminalizing electric car company...

Estonia opens digital border with e-residency

Estonia will offer "e-residency," an electronic presence in the country for financial and business transactions without actually being there. ...

Japanese man who 3D printed guns gets two years in prison

A 28-year-old Japanese man named Yoshitomo Imura appears to be the first person to ever be sentenced to a prison term for 3D-printing guns. He...

Sean Parker to pay fines and build app for Big Sur wedding damages

Napster co-founder and former Facebook president Sean Parker has agreed to shell out $2.5 million for his role in turning an environmentally...

Entertainment News

ASPCA Celebrate Pet Adoption

The celebratory event is a culmination of the ASPCA Mega Match-A-Thon adoption weekend taking place October 17-19 at shelters nationwide where...

Memorable Oscar De La Renta looks

Famed fashion designer Oscar De La Renta died on October 20th at the age of 82. In this collection we look back at some of his most memorable...

GLSEN Respect Awards held in Beverly Hills

Honoree Julia Roberts receives the Humanitarian Award at the GLSEN Respect awards.

10th annual Pink Party in Santa Monica

The charity event benefits the Womens Cancer Program.

Business News

CNN absent from the Dish Network lineup

ATLANTA, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- CNN and other Turner-owned cable channels have disappeared from the Dish Network after a contractual dispute between the...

Tesla could face sales ban in Michigan

DETROIT, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is contemplating signing a bill that would ban Tesla to sell directly in the state in order to...

Twitpic to shut down after failed acquisition

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Twitpic photo sharing service will shut down Oct. 25 after failing to be acquired and thus saved following a...

72 percent of Airbnb rentals illegal in New York City

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A report from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman found 72 percent of the Airbnb rentals in New York City are...

Travel News

Spa Penthouse Ritual at Regina Hotel Baglioni, Rome

Regina Hotel Baglioni in Rome has opened the new Baglioni SPA by Caschera.