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France offers asylum to Christians in Mosul, Iraq

PARIS , July 28 (UPI) -- France is prepared to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians displaced by Islamist militants who overtook the city of Mosul,...

U.N. secretary-general calls on Hamas and Israel to address root cause of conflict

NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon returned from the Middle East this weekend after six days of "extensive...

Emirates Airline wont fly over Iraq

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 28 (UPI) -- Emirates, the Mideasts largest air carrier, announced Monday it will no longer fly in Iraqi...

Federal judge overturns D.C. ban on handguns in public

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- A federal judge declared in a ruling Saturday that the ban on the public carrying of handguns in Washington D.C. is...

Cops shoot dogs in front of owners in separate incidents

HOMETOWN, Ill., July 28 (UPI) -- One dog is dead and another in a veterinary hospital after both domesticated house pets were needlessly shot by...

Ukraine to hold special parliamentary session on July 31

KIEV, Ukraine, July 28 (UPI) -- Ukraines Parliament will convene a special session on Thursday, Verkhovna Rada Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov...


Sport News

UPI Sports Schedule for Sunday, July 27

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- (All times Eastern) Baseball MLB National League Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds, 1:10 p.m. Arizona...

UPI Sports Results for July 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- Baseball MLB National League Cincinnati Reds 1, Washington Nationals 0 St. Louis Cardinals 6, Chicago Cubs 3 Arizona...

UPI Sports Schedule for Saturday, July 26

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- (All times Eastern) Baseball MLB National League Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds, 4:05 p.m. St. Louis...

UPI Sports Results for July 25, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- Baseball MLB National League Chicago Cubs 7, St. Louis Cardinals 6 Philadelphia Phillies 9, Arizona Diamondbacks 5...

Technology News

RF detector for law enforcement, intel purposes in the wings

A real-time radio frequency signal detector and analysis capability is being launched by information solutions firm CACI International Inc. The...

Writer live tweets IBM execs saying they wont hire women

A woman says she overheard IBM executives discussing sexist hiring practices and took to Twitter to live-tweet the alleged...

NASAs Mars orbiters to witness comet flyby

Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring wont whiz by Mars for another two-plus months, but NASA is already preparing its Mars orbiters for the...

3-D printer files for models of satellites, probes and planets released by NASA

Anyone with a computer, internet connection and 3-D printer can now make miniature replicas of satellites, probes and planets. NASA released 21...

Entertainment News

Transformers: Age of Extinction Premiere in Tokyo

Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor attend the Japan premiere for the film "Transformers: Age of Extinction."

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...

Business News

Chinese authorities visit Microsofts China offices

BEIJING, July 28 (UPI) -- Chinese government authorities from the State Administration for Industry and Commerce visited Microsofts offices in...

Samsung postpones Tizen smartphone launch in Russia

SUWON, South Korea, July 28 (UPI) -- Samsung is postponing the launch of its Tizen smartphone in Russia, dealing a small blow to the companys...

Apples acquisition of Beats gets EU approval

BRUSSELS, July 28 (UPI) -- The European Commission has approved Apples $3 billion acquisition of Beats music streaming and headphone businesses. ...

Zillow to acquire rival Trulia for $3.5 billion

SEATTLE, July 28 (UPI) -- Online real estate listings site Zillow agreed on Monday to acquire rival Trulia for $3.5 billion, marking a major...

Travel News

What You Didnt Know About Geneva

The birthplace of the World Wide Web surprises visitors along the road less traveled.