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WHO removes staff from Sierra Leone Ebola center amid infection concerns

GENEVA, Switzerland, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it is temporarily withdrawing staff from an Ebola...

Nigeria closes school amid Ebola outbreak

LAGOS, Nigeria, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Nigeria delayed the opening of its schools, scheduled for Monday, to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus. ...

Colombia releases notorious hitman Popeye

BOGOTA, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Colombia released Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobars top hitman Tuesday after serving 22 years of a 30-year sentence. ...

Quake in Iceland stirs fear of volcanic eruption

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A 4.5 magnitude earthquake in Iceland early Wednesday, the latest in a series of quakes, added to concerns a...

U.S. military jet crash lands in rural Virginia

DEERFIELD, Va., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A U.S. military jet crashed in rural Virginia on Wednesday morning. The Augusta County Sheriffs Office confirmed...

Speed, dangerous road factors in crash that killed 5

NORTH BABYLON, N.Y., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Family and friends are mourning five people including three children killed in a fiery crash on New Yorks...


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Jay Cutler donates $15,000 to Jackie Robinson Little League

CHICAGO, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears starting quarterback Jay Cutler has pledged $30,000 to Chicago-area programs after the South Sides Jackie...

UPI horse racing weekend roundup

Two horses who missed the Triple Crown races emerged during the weekend at the head of their class and candidates for the Breeders Cup Classic. ...

UPI Sports Schedule for Sunday, August 24

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- (All times Eastern) Baseball MLB National League Atlanta Braves at Cincinnati Reds, 1:10 p.m. San Francisco Giants at...

UPI Sports Results for August 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Baseball MLB National League Chicago Cubs 7, Baltimore Orioles 2 Washington Nationals 6, San Francisco Giants 2 St....

Technology News

Apple is reportedly going to launch its largest iPad in 2015

Apple is reportedly developing a 12.9-inch iPad, making it the companys largest tablet. Production on the iPad Pro will start in the first...

Navy center of Excellence continues under SCRA management

The U.S. Navys Shipbuilding and Advanced Manufacturing of Center of Excellence will continue to be run by SCRA Applied R&D. The five-year...

Hyperlapse allows smartphone users to make time-lapse videos

Instagram unveiled Hyperlapse, its new standalone app, Tuesday, which allows users to shoot time-lapse videos from their smartphone and upload...

GenDyn building next-gen 911 call service for Massachusetts

General Dynamics Information and Technology is to design, build and operate a new IP-based emergency communications system for Massachusetts. ...

Entertainment News

2014: Emmys: Backstage

Presenters and award winners appear backstage at the 66th Prime Time Emmy awards

2014 Emmys: The awards show

Featured photos from the 66th Prime Time Emmy award show

2013 Emmys: The awards show

Featured photos from the 66th Prime Time Emmy award show

2014 Emmys: The red carpet

Featured Photos from the Red Carpet of the 2014 Prime Time Emmy awards.

Business News

Report: Apple developing 12.9-inch iPad to launch in 2015

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Apple is reportedly developing a 12.9-inch iPad, making it the companys largest tablet. Production on the...

Zara pulls toddler shirt featuring apparent Holocaust star from stores

ARTEIXO, Spain, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Spanish retailer Zara has removed a t-shirt from their toddler collection from stores after the garment drew...

Amazon acquires Internet video game channel Twitch for $970 million

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Amazon announced Monday it had completed the purchase of the interactive video game channel Twitch for $970 million. ...

Instagram introduces new Hyperlapse app

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Instagram unveiled Hyperlapse, its new standalone app, Tuesday, which allows users to shoot time-lapse videos from...

Travel News

Ultra Luxury Expeditions to Antarctica by Private Jet and Chartered Yacht

Chapman Freeborn and EYOS Expeditions collaborate to offer door to door expeditions to Antarctica by private jet and luxury charter yacht.