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Indians’ Yasiel Puig becomes American citizen during suspension

By Alex Butler  (0) Yasiel Puig hit .252 with 22 home runs and 61 RBIs for the Cincinnati Reds before being traded to the Cleveland Indians in July. File Photo by Aaron Josefczyk/UPI | License Photo Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Cleveland Indians slugger Yasiel Puig used his time off during a suspension to become an American citizen. Puig, [...]

2019-08-15T14:42:49+00:00August 15th, 2019|

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, Ciara join Sounders ownership group

By Connor Grott  (0) Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (L) and his wife, Ciara, are among 11 families to join the Seattle Sounders' ownership group. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Seattle Seahawks star quarterback Russell Wilson and his wife, Grammy-winning artist Ciara, are joining the Seattle Sounders' ownership group. Wilson announced Tuesday that the [...]

2019-08-15T14:22:30+00:00August 15th, 2019|

U.S. 30-year bond yield hits record low, stoking fears of a recession

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0)  Investors are nervous on Wall Street after the 30-year bond yield fell to a new low Wednesday. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The benchmark 30-year Treasury bond fell to a record low Wednesday as investors looked for a safe place to put their money amid the threat [...]

2019-08-14T14:54:51+00:00August 14th, 2019|

LA Opera investigates Placido Domingo over sexual misconduct report

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Opera singer Placido Domingo sings the national anthem before a baseball game at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2011. Domingo has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women. File Photo by Phil McCarten/UPI | License Photo Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Opera said it has opened an investigation [...]

2019-08-14T14:47:48+00:00August 14th, 2019|

Knife attacker kills woman in Sydney stabbing spree,

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) A woman is taken to an ambulance after an attack Tuesday in Sydney, Australia. Photo by Dean Lewins/EPA-EFE Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Australian authorities said a knife attack in downtown Sydney Tuesday killed one woman before the assailant was subdued by three bystanders. Police said Mert Ney attacked the woman and shouted an [...]

2019-08-13T15:02:35+00:00August 13th, 2019|

Hackers can hijack your digital photos for ransom, experts warn

By Daniel Uria  (0) Cybersecurity experts say hackers may soon turn their efforts to hijack your photos stored on certain digital cameras with DSLR capability. File Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI | License Photo Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Hackers and malware and ransomware have for years targeted personal computers and computerized networks, but analysts say cybercriminals may soon [...]

2019-08-13T14:09:38+00:00August 13th, 2019|

Jeffrey Epstein investigation expands to France, Caribbean

By Clyde Hughes  (0) French authorities are examining Epstein's activities in Paris, where he owned an apartment. Photo by New York State Division of Criminal Justice/EPA-EFE Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The investigation into accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epsteinhas branched out overseas -- as authorities are now examining his properties in France and the Caribbean. French authorities said they [...]

2019-08-13T13:59:22+00:00August 13th, 2019|

Napping too much may indicate Alzheimer’s disease

By HealthDay News  (0) Alzheimer's disease damages functions in the brain that keep people awake, leading researchers in a new study to suggest too many naps could be an early sign of the disease. Photo by Wokandapix/Pixabay If you often find yourself dosing off during the day, new research suggests it might be an early warning [...]

2019-08-12T14:47:44+00:00August 12th, 2019|

NYC coroner delays autopsy report for Jeffrey Epstein

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Epstein's accusers will still continue with legal action in bids to secure justice, plaintiffs' attorneys said. Photo by New York State Division of Criminal Justice/EPA-EFE Aug. 12 (UPI) -- New York City's chief medical examiner has said there's a delay with the autopsy of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, who surprisingly turned up [...]

2019-08-12T14:40:13+00:00August 12th, 2019|

Years after Texas backed off HPV vaccine mandate, cervical cancer rate soars

By Edgar Walters, The Texas Tribune  (0) Texas is at half of Australia’s vaccination rate for adolescents -- and is lagging behind most other U.S. states. File Photo by Photographee.eu/Shutterstock Aug. 12 (UPI) -- In 2007, two governments set into motion a massive public health experiment. One was the state of Texas, where lawmakers rejected a [...]

2019-08-12T14:28:27+00:00August 12th, 2019|