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40 years of false leads: Jimmy Hoffa mystery endures

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- Its been 40 years to the day since Jimmy Hoffa went missing in Michigan, and though investigators are no closer to...

At least 16 dead, dozens missing in Nepal after landslides bury villages

POKHARA, Nepal, July 30 (UPI) -- More than a dozen people have died already in western Nepal, officials said, after heavy rains triggered...

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 30, 2015

Today is Thursday, July 30, the 211th day of 2015 with 154 to follow. The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening...

1980 U.S. hockey hero selling flag, gold medal, jersey for $5.7M

CHICAGO, July 30 (UPI) -- A key player involved in one of the most triumphant American sporting victories in history is selling memorabilia from...

U.S. officials, Boeing believe wreckage likely from missing Malaysian jet

REUNION, France, July 30 (UPI) -- American investigators and aircraft manufacturer Boeing believe the large piece of plane wreckage that washed...

India executes 1993 Mumbai bomber Yakub Memon by hanging

NAGPUR , India, July 29 (UPI) -- The Indian government on Wednesday executed a man convicted in the bombings of the Mumbai stock exchange more...


Sport News

NFL offered Tom Brady two games for a guilty admission

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., July 29 (UPI) -- The NFL was in the business of making deals before it upheld its decision to uphold Tom Bradys four game...

NFL upholds Tom Bradys deflategate suspension

NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) -- The National Football League is upholding its four-game suspension and $1 million penalty for New England Patriots...

Ohio State Buckeyes get dummy pranked

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 27 (UPI) -- Quarterback Cardale Jones isnt intimidated by SEC defensive lines, but when it comes to mannequins, he jumps with...

Jamaal Charles speaks of time in Special Olympics

LOS ANGELES, July 27 (UPI) -- Before he was blazing down the field of Arrowhead Stadium, Jamaal Charles was showcasing himself in the Special...

Technology News

U.S. military service buys Israeli radar for testing

A tactical surveillance radar for force and border protection applications from RADA Electronic Industries has been bought for testing by the...

Drones may soon carry blood samples to the lab

Blood, like other biological samples, is fragile and vulnerable to contamination. It must be handled and transported with great care. But a new...

Radiation protection vest being investigated for use in space

Radiation shielding technology by StemRad Ltd. is being jointly investigated with Lockheed Martin for possible use to protect astronauts. ...

Navy researches use of transparent material as armor

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory is working to improve a transparent material for use as bullet-proof windows and for military optics. The...

Entertainment News

Tom Cruise visits South Korea

Actor Tom Cruise arrives at Incheon International Airport in South Korea on July 30, 2015.

Celebrity Tattoos

A spotlight on sixteen of the most recognized inked up female celebrities with descriptions of their unique tattoos.

U.S. premiere of Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

The U.S. premiere of Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation in Times Square in New York City on July 27, 2015.

Vacation premiere in Los Angeles

The premiere of the motion picture comedy Vacation at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on July 27, 2015.

Business News

Shell to cut 6,500 jobs, $7B in investments after major 2Q losses

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, July 30 (UPI) -- After announcing a steep decline in profits for the second quarter Thursday, petroleum company Royal...

Microsoft offers Windows 10 upgrade for free

REDMOND, Wash., July 29 (UPI) -- Beginning Wednesday, about 600 million registered users of Windows 7 and 8 will be able to upgrade to Microsofts...

David Taylor takes over as CEO of Procter & Gamble

CINCINNATI, July 28 (UPI) -- For the second time in six years, A.G. Lafley is handing over the reins as CEO of Procter & Gamble, this time to...

Fiat Chrysler hit with $105M fine by NHTSA over failed recalls

DETROIT, July 26 (UPI) -- Fiat Chrysler was officially hit with a record $105 million penalty by the U.S. Department of Transportation on Sunday...

Travel News

Desert Summer Spa Treatments from The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage

Drawing inspiration and using indigenous ingredients from the surrounding desert, The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirages citrus-inspired summer spa...