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Europe notes 100th anniversary of World War I

PARIS, July 30 (UPI) -- Europe has grown accustomed to peace. Notwithstanding the ethnic conflicts in the Balkans, 1991-2001, and Russias current...

17 dead in landslide after rains in India

PUNE , India, July 30 (UPI) -- A landslide, following heavy rains, killed at least 17 people in Malin, a village near Pune in western India,...

Six Philadelphia narcotics officers arrested on federal corruption charges

PHILADELPHIA, July 30 (UPI) -- Six Philadelphia Police narcotics officers were arrested by federal agents Wednesday as part of an ongoing...

Detroit boy killed by bullet through wall

DETROIT, July 30 (UPI) -- An 8-year-old boy sleeping in his familys Detroit home was killed early Wednesday by gunfire that came through the wall....

Ukrainian official: Rebels placed mines to block access to MH17 crash site

KIEV, Ukraine, July 30 (UPI) -- Access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site remains a challenge for international investigators. ...

Argentina prepares to default on bonds

NEW YORK , July 30 (UPI) -- Argentinas economics minister will make one more attempt to prevent the country from defaulting on its bonds...


Sport News

Rays beat the Brewers in series opener

Jake Odorizzi tossed seven solid innings and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 in the opener of a three-game series. Odorizzi...

Braves stifle the Padres

Atlanta Braves right-hander Ervin Santana stifled the San Diego Padres and outdueled a former outfielder making his first major league start in...

UPI Sports Results for July 27, 2014

Baseball MLB National League Washington Nationals 4, Cincinnati Reds 2 Philadelphia Phillies 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 2 Miami Marlins 4,...

UPI Sports Schedule for Monday, July 28

(All times Eastern) Baseball MLB National League San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves, 12:10 p.m. Milwaukee Brewers at Tampa Bay Rays, 7:10...

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

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga record Cheek To Cheek

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are collaborating on a jazz record that will be released later this fall.

Celebrity Couples of 2014

A photo gallery of the latest celebrity couples, engagements and marriages of 2014.

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....

Business News

U.K. green lights driverless cars come January

LONDON, July 30 (UPI) -- The U.K. government announced Wednesday it was launching a research fund to test driverless cars, which could hit the...

ADP: Employers added 218,000 jobs in July

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- Private payrolls spiked in July by 218,000, higher than the average for this year, indicating a good upcoming jobs...

FAA proposes $12 million fine for Southwest Airlines

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed Southwest Airlines pay a $12 million fine for undertaking repairs on...

Smith & Wesson fined $2 million in foreign bribery case

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., July 28 (UPI) -- Gunmaker Smith and Wesson was fined $2 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission for bribing...

Travel News

Legends Golf Experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay presents the Legends Golf Experience where guests can enjoy unlimited championship golf while relaxing on the...