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Ryan unveils Republican anti-poverty plan

July 24, 2014 WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan, chairman of the House budget committee, put forward Thursday a Republican plan to combat poverty that...

Taxpayers decline bill for Obamas visit; motorcade blocks woman in labor from hospital

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) -- As Obama travels the country to fundraise and campaign for Democrats in the midterm elections, the presidential...

Man claiming to be Amazon employee questioned for flying drone around Space Needle

SEATTLE, July 24 (UPI) -- Police in Seattle found themselves chasing down an unmanned flying drone Tuesday night after several eyewitnesses...

Lawyer calls for independent investigation of Arizona execution

PHOENIX, July 24 (UPI) -- Arizona should conduct an independent investigation of the execution of Joseph Woods, who reportedly gasped for two...

Obama, Dems push $10.10 minimum wage with Kristen Bells help

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- Five years to the day since the last increase in the federal minimum wage, Democrats are renewing a call to bring the...

WWII demonstrator dies from mid-air heart attack while skydiving in Oklahoma

FREDERICK, Okla., July 24 (UPI) -- A member of the World War II Airborne Demonstration team died in Oklahoma Tuesday, after suffering from a heart...


Sport News

Angels annihilate the Astros

Brandon Moss hit a grand slam in a five-run sixth inning, as Oakland finished off Houston thanks to a 13-1 decision in Thursdays rubber match of...

Toronto downs Red Sox

Marcus Stroman carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Juan Francisco ended a double shy of the cycle, as Toronto downed Boston, 8-0,...

Phillies salvage series finale against San Francisco

Cole Hamels struck out 10 over eight dominant innings to help the Philadelphia Phillies salvage the finale of a four-game series with a 2-1 win...

Yankees finish strong against Rangers

Brandon McCarthy pitched six strong innings for his second straight win and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Thursday to finish...

Technology News

Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport upgrading security system

Security at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport in Texas is being upgraded by Nebraska-headquartered G4S Technology. The security and...

New collaboration between Australian military, universities

Australias military announced a new partnership program to enhance research collaboration with universities in the country. The Defense Science...

Space surveillance satellites being sent into orbit

Three U.S. Air Force satellites were being launched into space on Wednesday to provide a "space neighborhood watch" capability. Two of the...

New Raytheon radar for Navy passes key design reviews

The U.S. Navys next-generation air and ballistic missile defense radar from Raytheon has successfully completed critical design reviews. The...

Entertainment News

Hercules premiere in Los Angeles

The premiere of the motion picture adventure "Hercules" at the El Capitan Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on July 23, 2014....

Celebrity Families of 2014

A look at celebrity families who hit the red carpet in 2014.

Guardians of the Galaxy premiere

The sci-fi motion picture "Guardians of the Galaxy" attends the premiere of the film at the El Capitan Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los...

Swim Week Miami Beach 2014

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Swim Week at the Raleigh hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, July 19, 2014.

Business News

Amazon employees are more attractive than Googles, Facebooks

SEATTLE, July 15 (UPI) -- E-commerce giant Amazons employees were found to be the most attractive tech workers, beating employees from Facebook,...

Microsoft to undergo biggest job cuts in five years

REDMOND, Calif., July 15 (UPI) -- Microsoft is planning its largest round of layoffs this week, as CEO Satya Nadella looks to incorporate Nokias...

FCC extends net neutrality comments deadline to Friday midnight

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- A flood of net neutrality comments has led the Federal Communication Commission to extend its deadline for public...

Unlocked Nokia Lumia 1020 available on T-Mobile and AT&T

REDMOND, Calif., July 15 (UPI) -- Microsoft is making an unlocked version of the Nokia 1020 available on its site starting Tuesday, but its only...

Travel News

Sandy Lane Introduces Private Jet Series

This winter season Sandy Lane Hotel is set to launch its Sandy Lane Private Jet Series in partnership with Royal Jet, the worlds leading private...