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Parents of boy killed in Boston bombing dont want Tsarnaev executed

BOSTON, April 17 (UPI) -- The parents of an 8-year-old boy who was killed at the 2013 Boston Marathon, when one of two pressure cooker bombs...

Gas line explosion injures 15 in Fresno, Calif.

FRESNO, Calif., April 17 (UPI) -- At least 15 people were injured Thursday when a gas line explosion created a massive fireball in Fresno, Calif. ...

Maglev train in Japan breaks world record at 590 kilometers per hour

TOKYO, April 17 (UPI) -- A Japanese train line that uses magnetic charge to lift and move train cars broke a previous speed record on Thursday. ...

Video: Gorilla charges little girl at Nebraska zoo

OMAHA, April 17 (UPI) -- A harmless gesture by a young girl at a Nebraska zoo Thursday inadvertently sent an adult gorilla into a quick and...

Officials: St. Louis Marathon winner didnt run entire race

ST. LOUIS, April 17 (UPI) -- Sunday, Kendall Schler crossed the finish line at the GO! St. Louis marathon and collected her trophy in the event....

Spring snowstorm leads to 60-vehicle pileup in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo., April 17 (UPI) -- At least 60 vehicles piled up and multiple people were injured Thursday after blinding snow fell in southeastern...


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Matt Kenseths son to join dad at Joe Gibbs Racing

CHICAGO, April 17 (UPI) -- The 21-year-old son on {link:Matt Kenseth:...

Hawkins fast feet torching cyberspace

CLEVELAND, April 17 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Browns have a new look this year, but it wasnt garb grabbing the internets attention this Thursday. ...

Could Oakland Raiders snag Peterson?

OAKLAND, Calif., April 17 (UPI) -- Hes approaching the age of running back extinction and carrying an anvil weighted salary, still several teams...

Johnny Manziel apologizes to fans, team after rehab stint

CLEVELAND, April 17 (UPI) -- Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel apologized to fans upon his departure from rehab, saying he will work to...

Technology News

Disney develops layered fabric 3-D printer

Most plastic is pretty hard -- not ideal for making soft, squeezable toys and playthings for little ones. New technology from Disney aims to...

New order for Selex ES search-and-rescue radars

Search-and-rescue radar for special mission jets of Cobham Aviation Services in Australia have been ordered from Britains Selex ES, the company...

Why astronomers hate the lawn-mowing Roomba

Astronomers may have formed secret alliance with the lawn care industry. What else can explain the anger of star-watching scientists over iRobots...

Sagem, Exensor developing battlefield sensor system

An intelligence gathering system based on remote battlefield sensors is being jointly developed by Sagem of France and Swedens Exensor. The...

Entertainment News

The Adderall Diaries premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival

Photos from the premiere of The Adderall Diaries at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on April 16, 2015.

Avengers: Age of Ultron premiere in Seoul

Avengers stars Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Korean actress Claudia Kim, and director James Spader attend a press conference for...

The Water Diviner premiere in Los Angeles

Photos from the premiere of the motion picture war drama "The Water Diviner" at the TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on...

Live From New York! premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival

Photos from the red carpet at the Opening Night premiere of Live From New York! at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival at the Beacon Theatre in New...

Business News

Time Warner Cable: No indication DOJ will block Comcast merger

PHILADELPHIA, April 17 (UPI) -- Time Warner Cable said theyve received no indication the U.S. Justice Department will block a proposed merger...

Bloomberg terminals go down, disrupting trading

NEW YORK, April 17 (UPI) -- Bloomberg terminals went dark Friday morning, causing financial chaos and a delay in a U.K. debt buyback of £3...

Smores Frappucino sold at Starbucks

SEATTLE, April 17 (UPI) -- Starbucks is now selling a smores Frappucino so people can sip on the chocolate treat on summer nights around a...

WikiLeaks publishes hacked Sony Pictures emails

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- WikiLeaks on Thursday published thousands of emails and documents leaked after Sony Pictures was hacked last year,...

Travel News

Miamis The Biltmore Hotel Offers Family Fun Package

Miamis The Biltmore Hotel invites families to indulge in unprecedented luxury and experience the ultimate getaway with its special Family Fun...