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U.N. appoints new international mediator for Syria peace talks

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Thursday the appointment of Staffan de Mistura as the new...

Denver starts issuing same-sex marriage licenses

DENVER, July 10 (UPI) -- A judge refused to block the county clerk in Boulder, Colo., from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Thursday....

Police: Suspect in killing of Houston-area family disguised himself as delivery man

HOUSTON, July 10 (UPI) -- A man charged with killing six relatives of his ex-wife in their Houston-area home used a FedEx outfit to gain entrance,...

Halo mine removal team ambushed in Afghanistan; 6 dead, 3 taken hostage

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 10 (UPI) -- Members of a de-mining team in Afghanistan were ambushed by armed gunmen on Thursday in Afghanistan. Six...

Brooklyn to YouTube pranksters: Youre kind of racist and could get yourselves killed

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) -- Two brothers in New York have raised the ire of Brooklyn residents and the African-American community for a producing...

Woman accidentally sends nude to her father, tweets about it

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- A college student going by the name Nyjah accidentally sent a nude photo to her father and proceeded to tweet about...


Sport News

Cubs edge out Reds in 12th inning

Luis Valbuenas two-run triple in the top of the 12th inning lifted the Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds, 6-4, on Thursday afternoon at Great...

Lionel Messi misses Argentinas World Cup win celebration for doping test

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 10 (UPI) -- Lionel Messi had a stroke of bad luck when he was called into a mandatory drug test Wednesday night while his...

Catchings leads the Fever over Connecticut

Tamika Catchings scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds, leading a fourth-quarter charge that lifted the Indiana Fever to a 72-68 victory...

UPI Sports Schedule for Thursday, July 10

(All times Eastern) Baseball MLB National League Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Reds, 12:35 p.m. Philadelphia Phillies at Milwaukee Brewers, 2:10...

Technology News

Third MUOS satellite heads for final checkout

A third Mobile User Objective System satellite for the U.S. Navy has completed environmental testing and is now entering the final checkout stage...

Testing success for Oshkoshs L-ATV

Oshkosh Defenses offering for the U.S. militarys Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program has successfully demonstrated its communications networking...

DARPA wants system-of-system technology ideas for dismounted troops

The U.S military is seeking ideas for possible new technologies to give U.S. troops on the squad level a greater tactical advantage over...

White Rose coal facility gets European support

The British government said Tuesday it received more than $400 million in funding from the European Commission to help build a carbon capture...

Entertainment News

Paris Fashion Week 2014

Couture week in Paris kicks off with the presentation of Lebanese fashion designer Tony Wards Fall-Winter collection.

Dawn Of The Planets Of The Apes premiere

Dawn Of The Planets Of The Apes premiere at Williamsburg Cinemas in New York City on July 8, 2014.

Harry Potter Fans

A tribute to the loyal fans of the wizarding world of Harry Potter created by J.k. Rowling.

Melissa McCarthy places hand and footprints in cement

Actress Melissa McCarthy places hand and footprints in cement at the TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on July 2, 2014.

Business News

FTC sues Amazon over in-app purchases

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- The Federal Trade Commission sued Amazon Thursday for billing parents millions of dollars for unauthorized in-app...

Satya Nadella rallies Microsoft employees with 3000-word memo

REDMOND, Wash., July 10 (UPI) -- Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent employees a 3000-word memo asking them to increase their focus on productivity...

Crumbs may find savior in Marcus Lemonis

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) -- Marcus Lemonis, an investor and CNBC star, is working on a deal that could save cupcake store Crumbs, which closed all...

Dov Charney to continue as paid consultant for American Apparel

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) -- Former American Apparel CEO and Chairman Dov Charney will become a paid consultant for the retailer in a deal made...

Travel News

Kids in the Kitchen Program at Trump International Hotel & Tower New York

Home of culinary icon Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Trump International Hotel & Tower® New York is thrilled to introduce a new kid-friendly...