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Israeli airstrike hits U.N. shelter in Gaza, killing at least 15

GAZA CITY, Gaza, July 24 (UPI) -- A United Nations school in Gaza, converted into a shelter, was bombed Thursday in an Israeli airstrike that...

Jeb Bush: Border crisis proves we need immigration reform

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush urged his fellow Republicans not to lose sight of the larger illegal immigration problem...

Poland illegally helped CIA in torture, court rules

STRASBOURG, France, July 24 (UPI) -- Poland broke the law in helping the CIA with secret transfers of terrorist suspects, the European Court for...

Mother, daughter die weeks after food truck explosion

PHILADELPHIA, July 24 (UPI) -- A mother and daughter burned when propane exploded on their food truck in Philadelphia died weeks after the blast....

Florida pizza place sued for using Garden State Parkway logo

TAVERNIER, Fla., July 24 (UPI) -- The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has sued a Florida pizza chain for styling its logo after one of theirs,...

Iraq elects president, prepares to choose prime minister

BAGHDAD, July 24 (UPI) -- Kurdish leader Fouad Massoum was elected Iraqs new president by Parliament Thursday and immediately sworn in. Massoum,...


Sport News

Lebron James sends apology cupcakes to neighbors

AKRON, Ohio, July 24 (UPI) -- NBA player Lebron James made a sweet gesture to his neighbors by sending them all cupcakes to apologize for the...

Rockies hold back Nationals

Corey Dickerson ended up with two hits, an RBI and two runs scored, as Colorado topped Washington, 6-4, in Wednesdays finale of a three-game...

Mets hold off late Seattle surge to win rubber match

Bartolo Colon tossed 7 1/3 solid innings and the New York Mets held off a late Seattle surge to defeat the Mariners, 3-2, and win the rubber...

Detroit pummels the Diamondbacks

Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer, Austin Jackson had a three-run double and the Detroit Tigers cruised to an 11-5 win over the Arizona...

Technology News

Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport upgrading security system

Security at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport in Texas is being upgraded by Nebraska-headquartered G4S Technology. The security and...

New collaboration between Australian military, universities

Australias military announced a new partnership program to enhance research collaboration with universities in the country. The Defense Science...

Space surveillance satellites being sent into orbit

Three U.S. Air Force satellites were being launched into space on Wednesday to provide a "space neighborhood watch" capability. Two of the...

New Raytheon radar for Navy passes key design reviews

The U.S. Navys next-generation air and ballistic missile defense radar from Raytheon has successfully completed critical design reviews. The...

Entertainment News

Hercules premiere in Los Angeles

The premiere of the motion picture adventure "Hercules" at the El Capitan Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on July 23, 2014....

Celebrity Families of 2014

A look at celebrity families who hit the red carpet in 2014.

Guardians of the Galaxy premiere

The sci-fi motion picture "Guardians of the Galaxy" attends the premiere of the film at the El Capitan Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los...

Swim Week Miami Beach 2014

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Swim Week at the Raleigh hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, July 19, 2014.

Business News

Amazon employees are more attractive than Googles, Facebooks

SEATTLE, July 15 (UPI) -- E-commerce giant Amazons employees were found to be the most attractive tech workers, beating employees from Facebook,...

Microsoft to undergo biggest job cuts in five years

REDMOND, Calif., July 15 (UPI) -- Microsoft is planning its largest round of layoffs this week, as CEO Satya Nadella looks to incorporate Nokias...

FCC extends net neutrality comments deadline to Friday midnight

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- A flood of net neutrality comments has led the Federal Communication Commission to extend its deadline for public...

Unlocked Nokia Lumia 1020 available on T-Mobile and AT&T

REDMOND, Calif., July 15 (UPI) -- Microsoft is making an unlocked version of the Nokia 1020 available on its site starting Tuesday, but its only...

Travel News

Sandy Lane Introduces Private Jet Series

This winter season Sandy Lane Hotel is set to launch its Sandy Lane Private Jet Series in partnership with Royal Jet, the worlds leading private...