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Debbie Wasserman Schultz to depart as Democratic Party chairwoman after leaked emails

PHILADELPHIA, July 24 (UPI) -- Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she will step down as Democratic National Committee chairwoman after...

Debbie Wasserman Schultz to depart as Democratic National Committee chairwoman

PHILADELPHIA, July 24 (UPI) -- Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she will step down as Democratic National Committee chairwoman after...

Democratic Party leader Debbie Wasserman Schultz stripped of convention role

PHILADELPHIA, July 24 (UPI) -- Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was stripped of her leadership role at this weeks...

Munich killer planned attack for one year, German investigators say

MUNICH, Germany, July 24 (UPI) -- The gunman who killed nine people at a Munich mall Friday planned the attack for one year and visited the site...

Zero-fuel Solar Impulse plane begins last leg of global journey

CAIRO, July 24 (UPI) -- Solar Impulse, a zero-fuel plane circumnavigating the globe, is now on its last leg of its worldwide journey. The plane...

Turkish detainees tortured after failed coup, Amnesty International says

ANKARA, Turkey, July 24 (UPI) -- Amnesty International claims credible evidence shows detainees in Turkey are being beaten, tortured and, in some...


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IOC: No blanket ban on Russia in Rio Summer Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 24 (UPI) -- The International Olympic Committee is leaving it up to individual athletics-governing federations to...

Jay Bruce: At least five teams interested in Cincinnati Reds slugger

CINCINNATI, July 22 (UPI) -- Despite nearly being traded from the team where he has spent his entire career, Jay Bruce has continued to produce...

Chicago White Sox hearing flurry of Chris Sale offers

CHICAGO, July 22 (UPI) -- Teams looking to grab a playoff spot down the stretch and those already solidified as contenders are equally intrigued...

Aroldis Chapman: Washington Nationals want in on New York Yankees closer

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- Dusty Baker is very familiar with the Cuban Missile. After spending years with him as manager of the Cincinnati...

Technology News

Last known VCR manufacturer to stop production

If anyone has the urge to use a VCR, this will be your last chance to get one before they officially become a relic. Japanese manufacturer Funai...

Japanese company offers armpit fan to fight summer heat

A Japanese company has developed an "armpit fan" to help keep people from sweating in the heat of summer. The miniature, clip-on fan, or Under...

Thales to modernize German army simulators

Thales Deutschland is to modernize all small arms/handheld anti-tank weapons shooting simulator training devices in use with the German army. ...

Scientists generate first direct short-wavelength spin waves

Computers and smart technologies are approaching a size limit. Components cant get much smaller than they already are without easily overheating....

Entertainment News

FROM STAGE RIGHT: A list of conservative celebrities

Hollywood is frequently labeled as a hotbed of liberalism, but there are plenty or famous people from the other side of the political spectrum....

Conservative Celebrities

Hollywood isnt filled with just liberals, actor/director Clint Eastwood told Republicans gathered at their 2012 National Convention in Tampa, FL....

Elton John throws his annual Oscars viewing party

Charlie Sheen, Heidi Klum and Vince Vaughn arrive at the Elton John Aids Foundations 24th Annual Academy Awards viewing party at the City of West...

The stars shine on Vanity Fair

Leonardo DiCaprio, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lawrence attend the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing...

Business News

Reports: Verizon to announce takeover of Yahoo

NEW YORK, July 24 (UPI) -- Verizon Communications will announce plans to acquire Yahoo for around $4.8 billion, possibly by Monday morning,...

Big banks getting serious about Venmo-style online transactions

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- Several of the nations largest banks are reviving efforts to get into the person-to-person online payment industry...

Hershey Trust agrees to changes amid allegations of corruption

HERSHEY, Pa., July 23 (UPI) -- Hershey Trust Co., a $12 billion charitable organization that controls the Hershey Chocolate empire, has agreed in...

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary pays $18 million to U.S. in settlement

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- Johnson & Johnsons subsidiary Acclarent, paid $18 million to resolve allegations the company marketed a medical...

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Viking Named #1 Ocean Cruise Line in 2016 Worlds Best Awards

In its first year of service, Viking Ocean Cruises® - the first entirely new cruise line in a decade – has been named the #1 Ocean Cruise Line...