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Mayor of L.A. suburb shot, killed inside home

BELL GARDENS, Calif., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Police in Bell Gardens, Calif., said on Tuesday the mayor of the Los Angeles suburb -- Daniel Crespo --...

NYC teacher charged with sex with female students

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A New York City teacher already charged with sending a teenage girl a sexual photograph faces new charges of sexually...

Ebola patient in Texas first in U.S. to be diagnosed with deadly virus

HOUSTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday that a patient at a hospital in Dallas, Texas,...

Robert Zimmerman talks about life with infamous brother George

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- In the two years since George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin, life has been turned upside down...

Peshmerga general: Kurdish fighters need helicopter cover

ERBIL, Iraq, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Kurdish Peshmerga forces need more military equipment and aerial assistance as they battle Islamic State militants...

Colo. Supreme Court weighs firing for medical marijuana use

DENVER, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The fate of a man fired for using medical marijuana -- legal in Colorado at the time -- depends on the state Supreme...


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Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah wrongfully penalized for post-TD prayer

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah received a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after dropping to...

Detroit Lions Joseph Fauria sprains ankle chasing puppy

DETROIT, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- It wasnt a sacking that took Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria down, but a wily and adorable puppy who was...

Roger Goodells bodyguard accused of assaulting NYC photographer

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Roger Goodells bodyguard Thomas Crowe was accused of assaulting New York Daily News photographer JB Nicholas while...

Phil Mickelson disses Tom Watson after Ryder Cup loss

PERTHSHIRE, Scotland, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Ten-year Ryder Cup veteran Phil Mickelson had choice words for U.S. captain Tom Watson at the post Cup...

Technology News

Next-gen explosives trace detector makes debut

A next-generation explosives trace detector for aviation and infrastructure security has been introduced by Smiths Detection of Maryland. The...

Ferguson police officer unable to activate body camera during foot chase, shooting

A police officer involved in a shooting incident over the weekend claims he didnt have time to engage his body camera. There is no video of the...

France taps Thales for radar antenna research project

Thales, the French technology company, has been tapped by the countrys military procurement agency to research next-generation active radar...

Taste-testing robots in Thailand to ensure local restaurants are doing country proud

To curb the proliferation of knockoff versions of pad Thai, green chicken curry and Thai fried rice, Thailand officials have enlisted the help of...

Entertainment News

Annabelle premiere in Los Angeles

The premiere of the horror film "Annabelle" at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.

In Photos: Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren, Italian actress and legendary star of the silver screen, celebrates her 80th birthday today on September 22, 2014.

2014: The Year in Fashion

Fashion that defined the runways and red carpets of 2014.

This is where I leave you premiere

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week,...

Business News

Yahoo is finally shutting down its directory

Many people dont realize that Yahoo started as a directory, which is simply a list of websites separated by category for users to find their way...

Hipsternomics: Urban Outfitters claims its No. 1 seller of vinyl

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Urban Outfitters is bringing vintage music back as the number one seller of vinyl, claimed the companys Chief...

Study: iOS 8 crashes 78 percent more often than iOS 7

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A new study from Crittercism, a mobile apps performance management company, shows the latest software update...

Walmart introduces checking account service

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Retail giant Walmart is teaming up with prepaid payment card merchant Green Dot to sell low-cost, easy-approval...

Travel News

Harbor View Hotel Offers Extra Perks to Epicureans During Marthas Vineyard Food & Wine Festival

From Oct. 16-19, food and wine lovers can find themselves on the idyllic island of Martha’s Vineyard for the annual Martha’s Vineyard Food &...