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Brazils presidential election enters its final week amid Petrobras scandal

SAO PAULO, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- As Brazils presidential race enters its final week, with a runoff set for Oct. 26, attention is focused on a...

U.S. airdrops weapons and medical supplies to Syrian Kurds in Kobane

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- On Sunday night, the U.S. military airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters in Syria...

Pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, ends in chaos, riots

KEENE, N.H., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- At least 30 people were injured and another 14 arrested after an annual pumpkin festival in Keene, N.H., on Saturday...

Sweden puts troops on alert after detecting possible foreign threat

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Sweden deployed troops and put its military on alert over the weekend after detecting a foreign threat in the...

Police investigating possible serial killer after four bodies found

GARY, Ind., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Police are investigating a man as a possible serial killer after four bodies were found in Northwest Indiana over the...

Drunk Daytona commissioner charged after striking 66-year-old

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Police say a city commissioner on Floridas east coast was arrested and charged with battery after punching...


Sport News

Ray Rice could return to the NFL within a month

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice could reportedly be reinstated into the NFL within the next few weeks,...

UPI horse racing roundup

Treve repeated as the Arc winner, Wise Dan was gutsy and impressive at Keeneland and a Hong Kong horse won in California as only some of the...

Bo Jackson: I cant help Jameis Winston anymore

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Former Auburn University football star Bo Jackson said he has tried to help Florida State University quarterback...

Paul Rudd invites fans to celebrate KC Royals win at his moms house

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Actor Paul Rudd was so happy about his hometown team, the Kansas City Royals, advancing to the World Series,...

Technology News

Sean Parker to pay fines and build app for Big Sur wedding damages

Napster co-founder and former Facebook president Sean Parker has agreed to shell out $2.5 million for his role in turning an environmentally...

Lockheed Martin developing compact nuclear fusion reactor

Skunk Works, a secretive experimental technology division of the aerospace and defense stalwart Lockheed Martin, says its on its way to...

Manhattan is renewed for a second season by WGN America

WGN America says it has ordered a second season of its New Mexico-set period drama Manhattan, which will wrap up Season 1 Sunday. The renewal...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to women: dont ask for equal pay

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was speaking to women in the tech industry when he gave them the advice to not ask for equal pay but to trust karma...

Entertainment News

GLSEN Respect Awards held in Beverly Hills

Honoree Julia Roberts receives the Humanitarian Award at the GLSEN Respect awards.

10th annual Pink Party in Santa Monica

The charity event benefits the Womens Cancer Program.

Fashion Week in Ukraine

Models present creations during the Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev.

In Photos: Penelope Cruz

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz was named Esquires Sexiest Woman Alive for 2014.

Business News

Tesla could face sales ban in Michigan

DETROIT, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is contemplating signing a bill that would ban Tesla to sell directly in the state in order to...

Twitpic to shut down after failed acquisition

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Twitpic photo sharing service will shut down Oct. 25 after failing to be acquired and thus saved following a...

72 percent of Airbnb rentals illegal in New York City

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A report from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman found 72 percent of the Airbnb rentals in New York City are...

Sales of Barbie dolls fall, as does Mattel profit

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Worldwide sales of Mattel Inc.s iconic Barbie doll fell 21 percent in 2014s third quarter, part of the cause...

Travel News

Pandaw River Expeditions Launches 10-night Mekong Sailings for Spotting Rare Irrawaddy Dolphin

Luxury river expedition company, Pandaw has announced two special 10-night departures on 8th and 18th July 2015 – the Mekong Unexplored.