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Britain (yes, Britain) celebrates Thanksgiving

LONDON , Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The all-American celebration of Thanksgiving Day has spread to Britain, which has begun to embrace the traditional...

Florida Lottery could sell tickets online if bill passes

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A bill filled last week by Florida state Sen. Gwen Margolis, D-Coconut Grove, would allow for Florida Lottery...

Woman in critical condition after car flies off bridge, falls 75 feet into creek

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A 23-year-old Maryland woman remains in critical condition on Thanksgiving Day after a car she was riding in...

Syrian Electronic Army hacks news websites

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Websites of media companies including CNBC and the British newspaper the Telegraph were hacked Thursday by a Syrian...

Soccer legend Pele hospitalized

SAO PAULO, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Soccer legend Pele, hospitalized this week in Sao Paulo, Brazil, was transferred to a special care unit, the hospital...

Russia warns of HIV/AIDS epidemic

MOSCOW, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The World Health Organization warned Thursday that reported HIV cases in Europe and Central Asia are increasing...


Sport News

QB Cam Newton hosts Thanksgiving meal for 800 underpriveleged kids

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Some 800 underprivileged children were surprised with turkey, stuffing, gravy and more on Wednesday. Maybe even...

Australian cricket player struck in head dies

SYDNEY, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- An Australian cricket player knocked unconscious earlier this week when a ball struck him in the head has died. ...

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers top Wizards

LeBron James third straight double-double helped the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 113-87 win over the Washington Wizards at Quicken Loans Arena. ...

Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman blasts the NFL

SEATTLE, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Seattle Seahawks corner back Richard Sherman and receiver Doug Baldwin did a skit in front of the media Tuesday that...

Technology News

Recycled Blu-ray discs improve solar panels

In terms of movie-watching, Blu-rays have become largely obsolete (or at least undesired) -- rendered so by the ascent of Netflix and other...

New photo of Jupiters moon Europa show it in the highest resolution

NASA just released a photo of the "best view" of Jupiters moon Europa. The photo was taken in pieces by their spacecraft, Galileo, in the 1990s,...

Tech industry: Obama immigration order falls short of whats needed

The United States needs to increase the number of visas for immigrants with high-tech skills, industry leaders said. They said the executive...

Elbits anti-missile system to feature on German A400M transports

Airbus A400M airlifters of the German Air Force are to be equipped with Elbit Systems J-MUSIC Multi-Spectral Directed Infrared Counter Measure...

Entertainment News

Unbroken premiere in London

American actress Angelina Jolie attends the UK Premiere of Unbroken at Odeon Leicester Square in London on November 25, 2014.

2014 American Music Awards

42nd annual American Music Awards held in Los Angeles.

Paddington premiere in London

The World Premiere of Paddington at Odeon Leicester Square in London.

Horrible Bosses 2 premiere

Thee premiere of the film "Horrible Bosses 2" held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on November 20, 2014.

Business News

Chrysler to phase out iconic Pentastar in favor of new FCA logo

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Chrysler is discontinuing its legendary Pentasar logo following the formation of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles...

BlackBerry pays iPhone users $550 to switch to Passport

WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- In an effort to regain ground in a market it once dominated, Canadian smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry is...

Coca-Cola to develop super milk for twice the price

ATLANTA, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Coca-Cola announced they are in the process of developing a super milk that will be higher in protein, higher in...

Apple valuation reaches $700B

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Apple Inc. hit an epic milestone Tuesday when it capped at $700 billion valuation after shares rose .8 percent to...

Travel News

Keswick Hall: An Idyllic Escape to Virginias Countryside

A country road meanders past horse farms, vineyards, and white-columned mansions. We have escaped the traffic of Washington D.C. and are on our...