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Playboy Magazine names UPenn top party school for 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Playboy Magazine has unveiled its annual list of top party schools of 2014 and gave the highest honor to...

Woman gets prison for buying guns used to kill firefighters

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- A New York State woman who made a straw purchase of guns for a man who used them to kill two firefighters was...

Al-Qaida attack on Pakistani frigate foiled

KARACHI , Pakistan, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Al-Qaida attempted to hijack a Pakistani naval vessel and use it to attack U.S. Navy vessels, Pakistani...

Biden apologizes for using expression Shylocks

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Vice President Joseph Biden said he made a "poor choice" when he used the term "Shylocks" to refer to lenders who...

House expected to approve arming Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The House of Representatives is expected to vote to arm Syrian rebels to help combat Islamic State militants, a rare...

Obama: I will not commit to another ground war in Iraq

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday to U.S. troops at Central Command in Tampa, Florida, about U.S....


Sport News

Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but cant play

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Hes not suspended, but Adrian Peterson is indefinitely banned from practices, team activities and playing on...

NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rices indefinite suspension

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- On Tuesday, the NFL Players Association -- the union that represents NFL players -- announced it is appealing the...

Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called fainting goat

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- College football is known for its experimental and trick plays, but the Arkansas State Red Wolves tried...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is publicly urging the Minnesota Vikings to suspend embattled running back Adrian...

Technology News

Insitu Inc. receives ScanEagle engine

The first purpose-built propulsion system for the ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle has been delivered to Insitu Inc. by an Australian company. ...

Boeing info-sharing system for Air Force passes final design review

A final design review has been completed by Boeing on a U.S. Air Force program for information sharing and improved communications. The program...

iOS 8 hits compatible devices Wednesday

Hot on the heels of the successful launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple is set to release its latest operating system -- iOS 8. The...

Boeing may assist Sky-Watch in UAV development

Boeing of the United States is exploring ways to help a Danish company develop a new type of unmanned aerial vehicle. The company is Sky-Watch...

Entertainment News

This is where I leave you premiere

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week,...

Miss America 2015 competition

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev wins the Miss America 2015 Competition in Atlantic City, NJ.

Magic in the Moonlight premiere in Paris

The French premiere of the film "Magic in the Moonlight" in Paris.

The Skeleton Twins premiere in Los Angeles

Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship.

Business News

Creator of Honey Badger Dont Care brand sues for trademark infringement

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Christopher Gordon, the creator of the viral video "The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger," sued two t-shirt companies...

United offers flight attendants $100,000 buyouts

CHICAGO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- United Airlines is offering $100,000 buyouts to flight attendants as it attempts to cut costs after being the only...

Cover Girl ads photoshopped to protest NFLs Roger Goodell

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Avid Photoshop Internet users decided to protest the National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell with a series...

Heineken rejects takeover bid from Miller, beer maker wants to remain independent

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Heineken N.V. has rejected a bid from SABMiller saying the offer ignores anti-trust concerns and the...

Travel News

Extraordinary Journeys Introduces Unique Serengeti Bush Adventure with Hadzabe People

Extraordinary Journeys is offering travelers the ultimate authentic Serengeti bush experience with its brand new 9-night A Step Back in Time:...