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Watch Rep. Ryan Zinkes confirmation hearing live

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke, President-elect Donald Trumps pick to serve as secretary of the interior, will face a Senate hearing as...

Budget office: 18M to lose insurance if ACA repealed

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Congressional Budget Office on Tuesday said repealing major measures in the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare,...

Watch Betsy DeVos confirmation hearing live

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee is expected to grill secretary of education nominee Betsy DeVos on...

Ex-North Korea diplomat describes slave state under Kim Jong Un

A former North Korea diplomat who fled Pyongyangs embassy in London wants South Koreans to stop calling his country of origin a communist state. ...

Indictment: Wife knowingly aided Orlando nightclub shooter

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The widow of the Pulse nightclub shooter "did knowingly aid and abet" her husband in support of the Islamic State, according to...

Lawyer: El Chapo says hes being sexually harassed in prison

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, leader of Mexicos Sinaloa Cartel, said her client alleged he is suffering from sexual...


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Tennessee Volunteers: Phillip Fulmer top candidate for athletic director opening

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Hall of Fame football coach Phillip Fulmer is "a prime candidate" to replace Dave Hart as the University of Tennessees athletic...

Texas Rangers re-sign OF Josh Hamilton to minor league deal

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Hes still being paid in the last year of a five-year, $125 million contract. But Josh Hamilton will begin the 2017 season with a...

Houston Texans J.J. Watt ahead of schedule

HOUSTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Four-time All-Pro J.J. Watt wasnt on the field for the Houston Texans Wild Card playoff win. But hes looking good after...

Houston Astros remain in contact with Oakland Athletics for RHP Sonny Gray

HOUSTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Adding an ace in January is a great way to start the year for any major league baseball franchise. The Houston Astros...

Technology News

Thales supplying Crowsnest radar system to Royal Navy

Thales is to supply Britains Royal Navy with a new airborne and surveillance capability under a subcontract from Lockheed Martin UK. The...

NASA, ESA astronauts install new lithium ion batteries on ISS

Astronauts from NASA and the European Space Agency conducted a spacewalk to install new lithium ion batteries aboard the International Space...

U.S. Navy helos getting Lockheed Martin counter-missile capability

Lockheed Martin is to provide enhanced electronic warfare surveillance and countermeasure capabilities against anti-ship missiles to U.S. Navy...

India launches second Scorpene-class submarine

A second Indian-built Scorpene-class submarine was launched in Mumbai for the Indian Navy Thursday by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited. The...

Entertainment News

Steve Carrell gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Actor Steve Carrell was honored with the 2,570th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on January 6, 2016.

Red hot couples on the red carpet at the 88th Academy Awards

Moral support? Date night? These couples turned out for each other at the 88th Academy Awards at the Hollywood and Highland Center in the...

Kirk Douglas turns 100: A look a the actor through the years

Kirk Douglas, whose real name is Issur Danielovitch, will turn 100 on Dec. 9. The actor, producer, and author made his film debut in the 1946 film...

Arrivals at ESPN The Party in San Francisco

The red carpet for ESPN The Party on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.

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Luxottica, Essilor $24 billion merger creates eyewear giant

LONDON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- French lens manufacturer Essilor International agree to buy Ray-Ban and Oakley sunglass maker Luxottica Group in a deal...

Airbag-maker Takata to pay $1B; execs charged with fraud

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday announced a settlement with Takata Corp. in which the Japanese auto...

Boeing inks deal for 205 planes with Indian airline SpiceJet

NEW DELHI, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Indian airline SpiceJet has signed a deal to purchase up to 205 airplanes from U.S. manufacturer Boeing, the company...

Honest Company recalls organic baby powder

SANTA MONICA , Calif., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The Honest Company, maker of eco-friendly consumer products co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, announced...

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Experience Roman Romance This February at Rome Cavalieri

Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is inviting couples to spend a romance-filled February at the luxury hotel and indulge in an...