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U.N. predicts Afghan presidential vote audit to take until Sept. 10

KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Jan Kubis, the United Nations special representative for Afghanistan, informed Afghan President Hamid Karzai...

Last witness testifies at Va. Gov. McDonnells trial

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The final witness testified Thursday in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his...

Chiles first openly gay sailor receives support from armed forces

SANTIAGO, Chile, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Mauricio Ruiz has come out as the first openly gay member of Chiles armed forces. Speaking to reporters in the...

Islamic State claims mass execution of 250 Syrian soldiers

DAMASCUS, Syria, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Islamic State militants claimed Thursday to have executed 250 Syrian soldiers at an airbase in Syrias...

Autopsy: Clayton Lockett killed by lethal drugs, not heart attack

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Clayton Lockett, the Oklahoma inmate who died after his execution was halted, was killed by the drugs given him,...

Search for missing plane continues with new clues

CANBERRA, Australia, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Search teams seeking the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared in March will look further south in their...


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UEFA president Michel Platini will not challenge FIFA head Sepp Blatter

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- UEFA President Michel Platini said he has no plans to challenge FIFA President Sepp Blatter during a press...

NFL announces harsher punishments for domestic violence

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The National Football League (NFL) announced sweeping changes to its policy regarding domestic violence Thursday in the...

UPI horse racing weekend advance

With defending champion Wise Dan and Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome still question marks, U.S. Horse of the Year honors are very much in...

NFL upholds 1-year suspension of Cleveland Browns Josh Gordon

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The NFL decided Wednesday to uphold the one-year suspension of Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon after he...

Technology News

Kaspersky Lab trains City of London Police; NZ Police join crime research group

Two major law enforcement agencies have separately taken steps to help combat cybercrime and enhance crime-prevention methodology. In Britain,...

Satellite used to control unmanned aerial vehicle

A solar-powered unmanned aerial system from Airbus Defense and Space has been flown for more than 11 days non-stop. The test of the Zephyr 7...

High-tech cooler breaks Kickstarter record

A Kickstarter for a "portable party" cooler now holds the record for the highest-grossing campaign on the crowd-funding site, ever. The Coolest...

Magal supports Israeli, international security projects

Magal Security Systems Ltd., an Israeli company, reports receipt of more than $4 million in domestic and international contracts for its...

Entertainment News

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt through the years

Oscar winners Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt secretly wed in France, August of 2014. The star couple, affectionately referred to by fans as...

Celebrity short hairstyles

A growing list of Celebrities are making a bold statement on the red carpet with short cropped looks.

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

Business News

Market Basket workers hail victory with announced sale to Arthur T.

BOSTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The family feud that nearly toppled a New England icon is finally at an end. Weeks of employee walkouts and customer...

Snapchat is worth $10 billion now

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Is an app whose content evaporates in seconds worthwhile? Apparently: Despite its ephemeral nature, Snapchat is pulling...

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...

Travel News

Top 5 Cooking Schools in Australias Wine Regions

Travelers can experience the diverse culinary landscape through cooking classes in iconic regions of South Australia, with fresh farm-to-table...