Job posting offers $1,000 to shop local for the holidays

By Ben Hooper  (1) A business services website posted a job opening offering $1,000 to buy holiday gifts locally instead of from big corporations. Photo by StockSnap/Pixabay.com Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A small business services website posting a job opening for someone seeking to make $1,000 by doing all of their holiday shopping locally. Business.org said [...]

2019-11-17T19:33:13+00:00November 17th, 2019|

Customers, employees chase deer through…..

Customers, employees chase deer through Ohio Walmart By Ben Hooper  (0) Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Workers and employees at a Walmart store in Ohio came to the rescue of a confused deer that made its way inside the store and couldn't find a way back out. Video captured by witnesses inside the Wooster store Wednesday [...]

2019-11-17T19:27:01+00:00November 17th, 2019|

Narwhal the ‘furry unicorn’ puppy has extra tail on his face

By Ben Hooper  (0) Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A puppy in the care of a Missouri nonprofit is going viral after photos and videos posted online showed the extra tail he has growing out of his face, making him a "furry unicorn." Mac's Mission, a Cape Girardeau dog rescue nonprofit, said the puppy was dubbed Narwhal the [...]

2019-11-15T16:35:40+00:00November 15th, 2019|

Escaped kangaroo on the loose in Mississippi

By Ben Hooper  (0) The owner of a traveling petting zoo said a kangaroo is on the loose after jumping a fence in Mississippi. Photo by pen_ash/Pixabay.com Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The owner of a traveling petting zoo said a kangaroo is on the loose in Mississippi after escaping from her enclosure. John Mark Johnson said the 4-year-old [...]

2019-11-15T16:32:18+00:00November 15th, 2019|

College admissions scandal: California Father gets 6 months in prison

By Darryl Coote  (0) Nov. 13 (UPI) -- A federal judge sentenced a former California real estate executive to six months in prison and a former college exam proctor pleaded guilty to racketeering in a multimillion-dollar college admissions scandal involving the United States' rich and elite. In a Boston courtroom on Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge [...]

2019-11-14T15:10:31+00:00November 14th, 2019|

Garth Brooks, Kacey Musgraves, Luke Combs win big at the CMAs

Singer Garth Brooks won the top prize -- Entertainer of the Year -- at the CMA Awards ceremony in Nashville on Wednesday. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Garth Brooks won the top prize of Entertainer of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards show in Nashville on Wednesday. Kacey Musgraves was named [...]

2019-11-14T15:05:43+00:00November 14th, 2019|

American Eagle flight slides off runway in dramatic video

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Nov. 11 (UPI) -- An American Eagle flight slid off a snowy runway Monday morning at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. All 38 passengers and three crew exited safely with no injuries. Passengers inside the aircraft took video of the rough landing that shows the wing collapse in the snow. When aircraft touched the [...]

2019-11-12T15:35:47+00:00November 12th, 2019|

Cars doing illegal stunts stop traffic on San Francisco road

By Ben Hooper  (0) Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Dozens of onlookers were drawn to a street in a San Francisco neighborhood where drivers blocked the road by doing donuts. A video captured by a witness shows at least one car spinning in fast circles and doing burnouts in the middle of a busy road in the Excelsior [...]

2019-11-12T15:28:46+00:00November 12th, 2019|

Message in a bottle travels from Massachusetts to France in 9 years

By Ben Hooper  (0) Nov. 11 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts man who was only 10 years old when he tossed a message in a bottle into the Atlantic Ocean said he has received a reply from a French man nine years later. Max Vredenburgh, 19, wrote a message, sealed it inside a bottle and threw it [...]

2019-11-12T15:24:12+00:00November 12th, 2019|

Trump to lay wreath, speak at start of NYC Veterans Day Parade

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Members of the Fire Department of New York City march along Fifth Avenue during the annual Veterans Day Parade on November 11, 2018. File Photo by Monika Graff/UPI | License Photo Nov. 11 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump will lay a wreath and speak at the start of the Veterans Day Parade in New York [...]

2019-11-11T15:44:35+00:00November 11th, 2019|