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At least 250 killed by Italy earthquake as more aftershocks jolt rescue efforts

ROME, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The death toll from a 6.2-magnitude earthquake in Italy rose to at least 250 on Thursday as search and rescuers worked to...

Mississippi police investigating brutal stabbing deaths of 2 nuns

HOLMES COUNTY, Miss., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Authorities are investigating the homicides of two Catholic nuns at their home in Mississippi, police said...

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump trade accusations of bigotry on campaign trail

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Hillary Clinton on Thursday delivered an angry rebuke of Donald Trump for embracing an "alt-right" agenda she said is...

New laws aim to slash carbon emissions in California to pre-1990 levels

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- California lawmakers have moved to clip carbon emissions in the Golden State by a historic level in the next 15...

Two newly-passed bills make California one of strictest anti-carbon emissions states in U.S.

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- California lawmakers have moved to clip carbon emissions in the Golden State by a historic level in the next 15...

Russia begins military readiness drills near Ukraine amid Crimea tensions

MOSCOW, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Amid ongoing and potentially rising political tension between Russia and Ukraine, Moscow is making certain its armed...


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Cleveland Browns trade 2013 No. 6 draft pick to New England Patriots

CLEVELAND, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Despite finishing 12-4 and going to the AFC Championship in 2012, the New England Patriots somehow ended up with the...

Tony Hawk: Skateboarding legend now a Detroit landlord

DETROIT, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Skateboarding G.O.A.T. Tony Hawk just bought a house in Michigan. On Wednesday, Hawk closed on a three-unit apartment...

Oakland Raiders apply for Las Vegas Raiders trademark

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- In another move indicating Mark Davis desire to move his Oakland Raiders team to Sin City, the team filed for...

Colin Kaepernick: San Francisco 49ers QB says he can win starting gig

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- It seems like ages ago when the San Francisco 49ers were on top of the NFL world, competing in Super Bowl...

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Whatsapp says it will start sharing user info with Facebook

Two years after it was acquired by Facebook, mobile messaging application Whatsapp said Thursday that it will begin to share some of users...

Hillary Clinton makes fundraising swing through Silicon Valley

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton made a fundraising swing through tech-heavy Silicon Valley, tapping a sector of the economy that...

Tiny graphene balloons can withstand tremendous pressures

When a layer of graphene is laid on a flat substrate, small balloons often form. Scientists mostly considered the anomalies an annoyance. But...

Singapore begins self-driving taxi trial program ahead of Uber

The self-driving taxi is debuting in Singapore Thursday, weeks ahead of Ubers announced program in the United States. Nutonomy, a small...

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Liberal Celebrities

The stereotype is that Hollywood is a liberal bastion, and while thats not 100 percent true, these celebrities political stances fit into that...

The Best of the Toronto International Film Festival

The world premiere of Demolition at Roy Thomson Hall on opening night of the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada on September...

FROM STAGE RIGHT: A list of conservative celebrities

Hollywood is frequently labeled as a hotbed of liberalism, but there are plenty or famous people from the other side of the political spectrum....

Conservative Celebrities

Hollywood isnt filled with just liberals, actor/director Clint Eastwood told Republicans gathered at their 2012 National Convention in Tampa, FL....

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Whatsapp says it will start sharing user info with Facebook

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Two years after it was acquired by Facebook, mobile messaging application Whatsapp said Thursday that it...

EpiPen maker offers patients $300 savings cards

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Mylan N.V., makers of the anti-allergic reaction EpiPen, announced programs Thursday to lower the devices cost after...

Southwest pilots picket in Dallas

DALLAS, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Hundreds of Southwest pilots picketed at Love Field in Dallas on Wednesday to demand better wages. The pilots, who have...

Singapore begins self-driving taxi trial program ahead of Uber

SINGAPORE, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The self-driving taxi is debuting in Singapore Thursday, weeks ahead of Ubers announced program in the United States. ...

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Urban Leaf Peeping Adventure at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh

While some great leaf peeping destinations require a trek out to the “country,” Pittsburgh offers fabulous views of fall, unexpectedly right...