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Cameroon claims Boko Haram leader Shekau killed

YAOUNDE , Cameroon, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram militant movement in western Africa, has been killed, the Cameroon...

Moscow anti-war rally draws thousands

MOSCOW, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A Moscow demonstration, protesting Russias involvement in Ukraine, drew thousands of participants. The march Sunday...

Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine form military brigade to strengthen regional stability

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Lithuania, Poland Ukraine have agreed to form a military brigade to increase confidence and cooperation among the...

Afghan soldiers go missing from Cape Cod conference

HYANNIS, Mass., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Three soldiers from the Afghan National Army participating in a training exercise on Cape Cod are missing after...

Hong Kong students begin pro-democracy protest

HONG KONG, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Hong Kong university students began a five-day boycott of classes protest Monday against Beijings denial of...

Hiker dead in apparent bear attack in New Jersey

WEST MILFORD, N.J., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A young man hiking with friends in northwestern New Jersey died in what appeared to be an attack by a black...


Sport News

Ray Lewis on Ray Rice: Theres some things you can cover up, some things you cant

BRISTOL, Conn., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- While discussing domestic violence and the Ray Rice controversy on ESPNs Sunday NFL Countdown, former Baltimore...

Former Titans kicker dies in car crash

NASHVILLE, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The former kicker for the Tennessee Titans, Rob Bironas, died Saturday night after a single-car accident in...

UPI Sports Results for September 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Baseball MLB National League Chicago Cubs 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 7 Philadelphia Phillies 3, Oakland Athletics 0...

UPI Sports Schedule for Sunday, September 21

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- (All times Eastern) Football NFL San Diego Charges at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns, 1...

Technology News

NASA to get citizens involved in Mars exploration

NASA is hosting an exhibit at the World Maker Faire in New York, and they announced Saturday they have launched a new website called NASA Solve...

United Launch Alliance helps fund development of new rocket engine

Development of a rocket engine by Blue Origin is to be jointly funded by United Launch Alliance, producer of the Atlas and Delta rocket systems. ...

MIT researchers developing tight-fitting space suits of the future

The next generation of space suits look less Apollo 11 and a lot more Apolo Ohno, less Michelin Man and more Silver Surfer -- that is, out with...

Boeing set to build spacecraft for NASA manned missions

A new passenger-carrying spacecraft is to be built for NASA as part of the agencys plan to resume U.S.-based flights to space by 2017. Boeing...

Entertainment News

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,...

Miss America 2015 competition

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev wins the Miss America 2015 Competition in Atlantic City, NJ.

Magic in the Moonlight premiere in Paris

The French premiere of the film "Magic in the Moonlight" in Paris.

Business News

GM recalls 221,000 Cadillacs and Impalas

DETROIT, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- General Motors is recalling 221,000 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala cars after a problem with the electronic parking...

China fines GlaxoSmithKline $487 million for bribery

CHANGSA, China, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline was fined $487 million Friday after a bribery conviction in...

Home Depot says 56M credit, debit cards compromised

ATLANTA, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The Home Depot now estimates around 56 million credit and debit cards were stolen in a data breach. That makes this...

Larry Ellison to step down as CEO of Oracle

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Larry Ellison announced Thursday he will step down as CEO of Oracle Corp. after being in the top spot for 37...

Travel News

Ebola is Killing the Safari Industry, Survey Finds

An extensive survey among 500 safari tour operators concluded that about half are receiving 20 to 70% less bookings due to the Ebola outbreak in...