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Germany to send arms to Kurds

BERLIN , Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Germany announced as substantial delivery of armaments to Kurdish soldiers fighting the Islamic State. "The weapons...

Israel claims West Bank acreage for development

JERUSALEM, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Israel laid claim to a nearly 1,000 acre section of the West Bank, in defiance of Palestinian demands for a stop to...

Ukraine warns of full-scale war

LUHANSK, Ukraine, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Ukrainian troops retreated from the airport of the contested city of Luhansk, as rebel forces gained ground in...

Lesotho military denies coup, says police tried to arm fanatics

MASERU, Lesotho, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Lesotho military officials denied staging a coup to overthrow the government, saying they were acting against...

5-year-old brain tumor patient found; parents arrested

MALAGA, Spain, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A missing 5-year-old boy who was being treated for a brain tumor and was removed from a British hospital by his...

Oregon girl dies at beach after sand pit collapse

LINCOLN CITY, Ore., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A 9-year-old Oregon girl died Friday after a sand pit she dug collapsed and buried her at a Lincoln City,...


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UPI Sports Results for August 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Baseball MLB National League Chicago Cubs 5, St. Louis Cardinals 1 Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Cincinnati Reds 2...

UPI Sports Schedule for Sunday, August 31

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- (All times Eastern) Baseball MLB National League Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets, 1:10 p.m. Cincinnati Reds at...

Northwestern loses to UC Berkley, first game since union OK

EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The Northwestern football team is going to have to do a little better than this if they want to prove they should...

Michael Sam, first openly gay player drafted in NFL, cut by Rams

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Rams on Saturday cut Michael Sam — the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL — from the regular...

Technology News

Lockheed Martin partners with Australian firm for space debris monitoring

A facility for tracking space debris is to be developed by Lockheed Martin and Australias Electro Optic Systems Pty Ltd. The facility will be...

Kaspersky Lab trains City of London Police; NZ Police join crime research group

Two major law enforcement agencies have separately taken steps to help combat cybercrime and enhance crime-prevention methodology. In Britain,...

Satellite used to control unmanned aerial vehicle

A solar-powered unmanned aerial system from Airbus Defense and Space has been flown for more than 11 days non-stop. The test of the Zephyr 7...

High-tech cooler breaks Kickstarter record

A Kickstarter for a "portable party" cooler now holds the record for the highest-grossing campaign on the crowd-funding site, ever. The Coolest...

Entertainment News

The 71st Venice Film Festival

Highlights from the 71st Venice Film Festival in Venice.

Ariana Grande performs on the Today Show

Ariana Grande performs on the NBC Today Show at Rockefeller Center in New York City.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt through the years

Oscar winners Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt secretly wed in France, August of 2014. The star couple, affectionately referred to by fans as...

Celebrity short hairstyles

A growing list of Celebrities are making a bold statement on the red carpet with short cropped looks.

Business News

Hersheys new logo launched, compared to emoji poop

HERSHEY, Pa., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The Hershey Company unveiled a new corporate branding and redesigned logo Friday, describing the new look as...

The Home of the Whopper to keep headquarters in U.S.

MIAMI, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Those employed by Burger Kings headquarters in Miami are breathing easier. The company said it wont be moving out of Miami...

Google completes first phase of testing drone delivery system

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- What do Amazon, Dominos Pizza and now Google all have in common? Theyre all testing drones as a potential deliver...

Abercrombie & Fitch axes logos after years of declining sales and bad press

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Apparel maker Abercrombie & Fitch will no longer market their clothing using the hook of the brands famous logo, as...

Travel News

Is this the Luckiest Guy in the World?

An interview with TCS Expeditions leader, Richard Butler, who has led private jet trips on all seven continents and traveled to more than 125...