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Samantha Power shows Ebola handshake on Liberia trip

MONROVIA, Liberia, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power praised efforts to improve the fight against Ebola in...

Renewed violence in South Sudan jeopardizes peace talks

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Renewed unrest in South Sudan after weeks of calm is now threatening peace talks between the government and rebel...

Navy SEAL who claims to be Bin Ladens shooter to reveal identity on Fox News

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A member of the SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden who claims he pulled the trigger on the former al-Qaida leader...

Sweden recognizes Palestinian state

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Sweden officially recognized the Palestinian state Thursday, calling it a crucial step in encouraging other...

Kaci Hickox, boyfriend go for bike ride in defiance of 21-day Ebola quarantine

FORT KENT, Maine, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The Maine nurse who vowed to ignore a state-imposed quarantine after she returned from treating Ebola in West...

SodaStream to close controversial West Bank factory

JERUSALEM, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- An Israeli maker of home carbonation systems said Thursday it would close a West Bank factory that prompted a call to...


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San Francisco Giants win third World Series title in five years

The San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in Game 7 on Wednesday night to win their third World Series title in five...

Julius Randle breaks leg during NBA debut

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Rookie Jullius Randle broke his leg midway through the fourth quarter during his NBA debut with the Los Angeles...

Emblem for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Sochi revealed

ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The official logo for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Sochi, Russia has been revealed as a Sputnik-inspired ball....

Former Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe player has severe stroke

DETROIT, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Red Wings player and hockey great Gordie Howes health is in a steep decline after suffering a severe...

Technology News

Country Music Association Awards show to feature Jimmy Kimmel hologram

Jimmy Kimmel will appear via hologram at the 48th annual CMA Awards in Nashville Wednesday, while simultaneously hosting his talk show in Los...

Canadian military receiving satellite-on-the-move communications system

Elbit Systems Ltd. is supplying is Elsat 2100 mobile satellite-on-the move communications system to Rheinmetall Canada for use by the Canadian...

Navantia Australia conducts risk-reduction study on frigates

Spanish shipbuilder Navantias Australian subsidiary is undertaking a risk-reduction design study related to future frigates for the Royal...

U.S. taps Saab for remotely operated vehicle to counter maritime IEDs

An underwater vehicle for use in helping counter improvised explosive devices in U.S. domestic waters is being developed by Saab. The contract...

Entertainment News

Interstellar premiere in London

The European Premiere of Interstellar at Odeon Leicester Square in London.

2014 amfAR Inspiration Gala

The amfAR Inspiration Gala honoring Tom Ford at Milk Studios.

25th Courage in Journalism awards

The 25th Courage in Journalism awards in Beverly Hills, California on October 28, 2014.

2014 Chocolate Fashion Show in Paris

The Salon du Chocolat in Paris is the worlds biggest fashion show dedicated to chocolate, bringing together fashion designers and chocolatiers...

Business News

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Im proud to be gay

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly came out as gay Thursday, saying he is proud to be gay and will dedicate himself...

Fireball Cinnamon Whisky recalled in Europe for antifreeze ingredient

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Fireball Cinnamon Whisky has been recalled in Norway, Sweden and Finland after high levels of an antifreeze...

Apple CEO reveals reason for axing iPod Classic

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed the companys reason for killing off the iPod classic in September, to the disappointment of...

10 brands of baby wipes recalled after bacteria found

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Ten brands of baby wipes have been voluntarily recalled by Nutek Disposables of Pennsylvania after it was discovered...

Travel News

World’s Most Iconic Train Announces Journeys to Scandinavia in 2015

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express announces new ‘Nordic Adventures’ for June 2015. The stunning journeys visit three of Europe’s most...