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North Korea fires projectiles toward Sea of Japan

SEOUL, July 31 (UPI) -- On Wednesday, North Korea reportedly launched four projectiles in the direction of the Sea of Japan. A South Korea...

Who is the Woman in Black roaming U.S. highways?

WINCHESTER, Va., July 31 (UPI) -- A woman dressed in black robes has captured the imagination of highway travelers in the American South as she...

Israel activates 16,000 reservists, vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

JERUSALEM, July 31 (UPI) -- Israel will call up another 16,000 reservists to aid military efforts in Gaza, despite international calls for an...

Man accused of raping teen at Keith Urban concert

MANSFIELD, Mass., July 30 (UPI) -- An 18-year-old man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a 17-year-old girl Saturday in front of a crowd at a...

GOP legislators urge public to fire Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- House Republicans ramped up their "Fire Reid" campaign Tuesday by urging voters to turn against Democratic senatorial...

Federal contract workers protest for seat at the table

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- More than 100 federal contract workers and their families protested in front of Union Station, Tuesday, telling...


Sport News

Argentinean soccer stars father kidnapped, released

BUENOS AIRES, July 30 (UPI) -- Argentinean soccer player Carlos Tevezs father was released Tuesday after being kidnapped in Buenos Aires. Segundo...

Nationals end Miamis win streak

Ian Desmonds two-run double in the eighth inning was the difference, as Washington claimed a 4-3 victory on Wednesday, putting an end to Miamis...

Brewers salvage series finale against the Rays

Yovani Gallardo outdueled Tampa Bay ace David Price, as the Milwaukee Brewers salvaged the finale of a three-game series at Tropicana Field with...

Astros jump the Athletics

Robbie Grossmans two-run homer capped the six-run first inning that propelled the Houston Astros to an 8-1 win over the Oakland Athletics. Six...

Technology News

U.S. government using commercial Inmarsat 5 satellite

Military Ka-band satellite communications service from a commercial satellite is being provided by Boeing to a U.S. government entity. The...

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...

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

Tesla partners with Panasonic to build Gigafactory

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 31 (UPI) -- Japanese electronics giant Panasonic will partner with U.S. car maker Tesla to build its battery factory, but...

Google adds Hangouts to its business apps

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 30 (UPI) -- Google announced Wednesday they will include Hangouts to its suite of business apps, with users requiring...

Best Buy CEO: Tablet sales are crashing

MINNEAPOLIS, July 30 (UPI) -- Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly said that personal computers are making a comeback, as sales of tablets, touted as...

Microsoft to launch Xbox One in China

BEIJING, July 30 (UPI) -- Microsoft announced Wednesday it will launch the Xbox One gaming console in China this September, after forging a...

Travel News

New Luxury Trends Revealed by Small Luxury Hotels of the World

A new survey by Small Luxury Hotels of the World ™ (SLH) completed by over 13,000 SLH customers worldwide reveals new trends within the luxury...