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NJ substitute teacher accused of sexually assaulting student

WAYNE, N.J., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A 21-year-old female substitute teacher in a northern New Jersey school district has been accused of sexually...

Marion Barry, former D.C. mayor, dies at 78

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Marion Barry, the former four-term mayor of Washington D.C. whose political career survived a crack cocaine arrest...

U.S. aims to arm Sunni tribemen as Iraqi army attacks IS in Ramadi

RAMADI, Iraq, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Iraqi army forces launched an operation to re-take the city of Ramadi from Islamic State fighters Saturday, the...

Naked, bleeding suspect assaults 84-year-old at Logan Airport

BOSTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Police say a Boston man fell naked and bleeding from the drop ceiling of Logan International Airport and assaulted an...

Missouri state senator nearly car-jacked, refuses suspects demands while at gunpoint

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- A Missouri state senator says she was accosted by an armed man who demanded her car Friday night, but that she refused...

Vice President Biden announces new humanitarian aid for Syrian civilians

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Vice President Joe Biden announced Saturday the United States will send $135 million more in humanitarian aid...


Sport News

UPI horse racing weekend preview

The $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot for next years Kentucky Derby candidates tops the weekend Thoroughbred racing schedule. California, Florida...

Adrian Peterson suspended without pay for at least remainder of 2014 season

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the season...

DEA surprises NFL with prescription drug inspections

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The Drug Enforcement Administration surprised the NFL with inspections of the teams medical staffs Sunday to monitor...

German Football League warns of split from FIFA if corruption report not published

FRANKFURT, Germany, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Dr. Reinhard Rauball, president of the German Football League, claims the UEFA will split from FIFA if...

Technology News

Elbits anti-missile system to feature on German A400M transports

Airbus A400M airlifters of the German Air Force are to be equipped with Elbit Systems J-MUSIC Multi-Spectral Directed Infrared Counter Measure...

You may be ruining your back by staring at your smartphone all day

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health are worried about Americans posture. Apparently, its being corrupted by smartphone addiction,...

Northrop Grumman announces new Viper anti-missile laser

A new laser for use on all directed infrared counter-measure systems on military aircraft has been introduced by Northrop Grummans Laser Systems...

Northrop Grumman updating aircraft targeting system

Northrop Grumman reports it is upgrading AN/AAQ-28(V) LITENING Advanced Targeting Systems used on U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft. The...

Entertainment News

Horrible Bosses 2 premiere

Thee premiere of the film "Horrible Bosses 2" held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on November 20, 2014.

26th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards

The 26th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards held in Los Angeles on April 22, 2009.

Matthew McConaughey receives star on Walk of Fame

Actor Mathhew McConaughey and family attend a ceremony honoring him with the 2,534th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I in Los Angeles

The premiere of the sci-fi motion adventure "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I" at the NokiaTheatre in Los Angeles on November 17, 2014.

Business News

Streaming service Aereo files for bankruptcy

BOSTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The streaming service Aereo filed for bankruptcy Friday, following a U.S. Supreme Court decision that it was violating...

Walmart closes $90 PS4 price-matching loophole

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Walmart announced it has closed the loophole that allowed scammers to use fraudulent Amazon listings to get...

Starbucks rolls out wireless phone chargers

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Coffee giant Starbucks rolled out wireless chargers for smartphones at 200 of its stores in San Francisco...

Graco recalls 5 million strollers over amputation and laceration risk

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Grace Childrens Products has used a recall on eleven models of baby strollers that have a folding mechanism that...

Travel News

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Opening Thanksgiving Day with Significant Terrain

For the fourth year running, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) is ranked the #1 resort in North America by Forbes Magazine.