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Delta pilot gets locked out of cockpit, plane makes emergency landing

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A Delta flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas had to make an emergency landing after the pilot got locked out of the...

Romney announces he wont run in 2016

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney said Friday he was removing himself from consideration from the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. ...

With Super Bowl approaching, Ariz. struggles with measles

PHOENIX, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- With thousands of people traveling to Phoenix for the Super Bowl, Arizona is struggling to contain a measles outbreak...

Battle rages in key Ukraine town

DEBALTSEVE , Ukraine, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The strategic town of Debaltseve, Ukraine, was under heavy tank and artillery fire Friday from Ukrainian...

South African apartheid death squad leader granted parole

PRETORIA, South Africa, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A convicted death squad leader who gained notoriety as "Prime Evil" for abusing black activists during...

White House announces precision medicine initiative

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A new initiative announced by the President Barack Obama Friday will see renewed efforts to collect more than a...


Sport News

The fire alarm keeps going off in the Patriots hotel

PHOENIX, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The alarm keeps going off in the wing of the hotel where the Patriots are staying before Sundays Super Bowl. The first...

Portland police investigate Lillards All-Star snub

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The Portland Police Department took to Twitter Thursday to, jokingly, announce a possible investigation into the...

Josh Gordon pens open letter to critics: You have no idea what youre talking about

CLEVELAND, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Frequently suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon offered harsh words for NBA Hall of Famer Charles...

Tom Brady says he has a cold ahead of Super Bowl

PHOENIX, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was sniffling through a media even Wednesday and admitted he is fighting a...

Technology News

More bomb racks, missile launch systems for F-35s on way

Additional pneumatic bomb racks and missile launcher systems for F-35 Lightning II fighters are to be produced by Exelis under a low-rate...

Germany joins Space Situational Awareness program

Germany is to receive space situational information and services from the U.S. Air Force under an agreement signed recently with the U.S....

Watch launch of SMAP satellite live on NASA TV

NASAs fleet of Earth observation satellites is expected to grow one stronger today, as the space agency prepares to launch its Soil Moisture...

Margot Robbie and Miles Teller to host Sci-Tech Oscars

Film stars Margot Robbie and Miles Teller are to co-host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Scientific and Technical Awards...

Entertainment News

2015 Harvard Hasty Pudding Woman of Year

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2015 Woman of the Year is actress Amy Poehler.

Project Almanac premiere

Premiere of the motion picture sci-fi thriller "Project Almanac" at the TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles

2014: Pregnant Celebrities

A growing list of celebrities are adding new members to their families in 2014.

2015 SAG Awards: Backstage

The winners arrive backstage at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Business News

McDonalds announces new CEO

OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- McDonalds Corporation on Wednesday announced CEO Don Thompson is retiring and will be replaced by Steve...

Ford recalls 220,000 vehicles including Police Interceptors and Lincolns

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. is recalling 205,000 sedans due to an issue with the spring in the cars interior door handles...

Passengers freak out at Tesla Insane mode in video

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Going 0 to 60 in three seconds can be unnerving for a lot of people. This was proven when Brooks Weisblat of...

Yahoo to spin off Alibaba stake

CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Yahoo Inc. announced Tuesday it would spin off its nearly $40 billion stake in Alibaba Group Holding after...

Travel News

The Virtues of a Villa Vacation in Umbria for a Multi-Generational Family

The Pieve Quirico Castle Villa (PCV) is a superb Italian retreat on a 1500-acre historic estate and nature reserve in Umbria, ideally suited to...