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Explosions in Jos, Nigeria, kill at least 44

JOS, Nigeria, July 6 (UPI) -- At least 44 people died in two bomb attacks, believed to have been initiated by the militant Boko Haram, in Jos,...

North Korea requests medical aid from U.N. agencies

SEOUL, July 6 (UPI) -- North Korea is seeking U.N. medical assistance as it continues to battle what it says is the "worst drought in 100 years." ...

Obama to visit Pentagon for Middle East update

WASHINGTON, July 6 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama will make a rare visit to the Pentagon Monday to be briefed on efforts to contain the Islamic...

Germany breaks temperature record during European heat wave

BERLIN, July 6 (UPI) -- Germany broke its heat record on Sunday after a 104.5 degree Fahrenheit temperature was documented, the hottest since...

Iran anticipates nuclear deal, readies oil increase

VIENNA, July 6 (UPI) -- Iran is ready to double its oil exports as soon as economic sanctions are lifted, Mansour Moazami, the countrys deputy oil...

Kim Jong Un had terrapin farm manager executed, says source

SEOUL, July 6 (UPI) -- Kim Jong Un may have executed the manager of a terrapin farm the North Korean leader visited in May, according to a source...


Sport News

UFC title-bout pullout has MMA chirping

LAS VEGAS, July 1 (UPI) -- With UFC 189 on deck next week, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (25-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) officially has pulled out of a...

Cowherd has very awkward interview with Michigans Harbaugh

BRISTOL, Conn., July 1 (UPI) -- ESPN Radio host Colin Cowherd contrived numerous questions in an effort to get Jim Harbaugh to open up Wednesday,...

Tiger Woods playing partner Steve Stricker wants the old Tiger back

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va., July 1 (UPI) -- Ahead of this years Greenbrier Classic, Steve Stricker suggests that his good friend and playing...

Calipari denies reports of talks with Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO, June 30 (UPI) -- There seems to be a revolving door of interest between NBA front offices and upward trending college basketball...

Technology News

Mayo wont stick to packaging thanks to new technology

Sandwich makers in Norway wont have to worry about getting that last little bit out of their bottle of mayonnaise now that food brand Orkla has...

Sony unveils crowdfunding site to gain momentum for new products

Sony has launched its own crowdfunding platform to financially support unique ideas and products which would otherwise not fit in with its...

Lockheed Martin spotlights new tracking pod system

A multi-sensor system for tracking multiple airborne targets has demonstrated its capabilities during its first flight test, Lockheed Martin...

White House lifts 40-year ban on photos during public tours

Next time you tour the White House, dont forget your camera. The White House lifted a 40-year ban on taking photos during public tours, going as...

Entertainment News

Boy George and Culture Club perform on the Today Show

Boy George and Culture Club perform on the NBC Today Show at Rockefeller Center in New York City on July 2, 2015.

Paul Rudd gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Actor Paul Rudd was honored with the 2,5524th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on July 1, 2015.

Ant-Man premiere in Los Angeles

The premiere of the sci-fi motion picture "Ant-Man" at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on June 29, 2015.

Best of the Red Carpet 2015

Photos from red carpet events in 2015 featuring the best and worst dressed as well as those having the most fun.

Business News

U.S., global markets fall modestly after Greek referendum

NEW YORK, July 6 (UPI) -- Wall Street stocks dipped on Monday, following a global trend in reaction to Greeces referendum rejecting international...

Southwest Airlines reaches wage-increase deal with flight attendants

WASHINGTON, July 6 (UPI) -- Southwest Airlines has reached a tentative agreement with its flight attendants for wage increases, work-rule...

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao apologizes for firing scandal

WASHINGTON, July 6 (UPI) -- Reddit CEO Ellen Pao has apologized to website users over a scandal that started with the dismissal of a popular...

Samsung faces lawsuit from China over smartphone bloatware

BEIJING, July 5 (UPI) -- One of the worlds largest cellphone manufacturers, Samsung Electronics faces a lawsuit from Chinese consumer advocacy...

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Banyan Tree Macau Launches the Ultimate Unlimited Spa Experience

Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul with Banyan Tree Macau’s latest suite offering.