After three weeks, still no claim for $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot

Whoever bought the winning ticket for the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot last month has not yet claimed the cash. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI | License Photo Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Whoever has the winning ticket for the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot still has not come forward, South Carolina lottery officials say. The winning ticket for [...]

2018-11-14T17:27:08+00:00November 14th, 2018|

Live boa constrictor found in bin of Goodwill donations

Nov. 2 (UPI) -- An employee sorting through donations at a Goodwill store in Texas made an unusual discovery: a live boa constrictor snake. Tassy Rodgers, who works in donation processing at Goodwill Industries in Fort Worth, said the albino snake was found in a bin of donations. "I was tipping this machine, and when I [...]

2018-11-03T15:40:45+00:00November 3rd, 2018|

Dogs dress up for Halloween in NYC

Dogs dressed in costume compete at the East Village annual Halloween dog parade at the East River Park Amphitheater on Sunday in New York City.  (0)  Slide show Thumbnails View all Dogs dressed as the pope are strolled through the park. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo see pics

2018-10-31T14:58:12+00:00October 31st, 2018|

Meghan Markle’s visit cut short in Fiji over ….

Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle cut short a visit to Fiji market Wednesday after a crowd of excited onlookers posed a security threat. Photo by Vickie Flores/EPA-EFE Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Britain's Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle cut her visit to Fiji's capital short Wednesday after she was rushed by a larger-than-expected crowd. A Kensington Palace spokesman said [...]

2018-10-25T13:50:15+00:00October 25th, 2018|

Police retrieve suspicious package sent to actor Robert De Niro in NYC

Oct. 25 (UPI) -- New York City police retrieved another suspicious package in Manhattan early Thursday that was sent to a building owned by actor Robert De Niro, officials said. The package was similar to those sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other prominent Democrats, found Wednesday, which are now at the FBI lab for analysis. Investigators are looking [...]

2018-10-25T13:20:26+00:00October 25th, 2018|

Toddler goes through baggage X-ray at train station

Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Security cameras were rolling at a Chinese train station when a curious toddler climbed onto a baggage belt and went through the X-ray scanner. The video, filmed at the Xiaolan railway station in Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province, shows the man going through security when his young son disappears from view. The man [...]

2018-10-21T14:37:49+00:00October 21st, 2018|

Police dash cam catches mid-road deer fight

By Ben Hooper  (0) Oct. 18 (UPI) -- An Ohio police officer's dashboard camera captured an unusual scene: two deer duking it out with their antlers in the middle of a road. The Blue Ash Police Department posted a video to Facebook showing the dash cam footage recorded early Wednesday morning in a residential neighborhood. The officer's car [...]

2018-10-19T14:48:55+00:00October 19th, 2018|

NYC detective in Weinstein case told victim to delete messages

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Harvey Weinstein, at left, exits Manhattan Federal Court with attorney Benjamin Brafman on October 11 in New York City. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A New York City police detective investigating Harvey Weinstein on sexual misconduct charges told one victim to delete messages from her phone before turning it [...]

2018-10-18T17:36:33+00:00October 18th, 2018|

Scuba divers compete in underwater pumpkin carving

By Ben Hooper  (0) WEB EXTRA: Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Scuba divers in the Florida Keys took their Halloween spirit 30 feet below the surface for an underwater pumpkin carving contest. The contest, organized by the Amoray Dive Resort, saw the divers going 30 feet below the surface at the Florida Keys National Marine [...]

2018-10-17T00:25:24+00:00October 17th, 2018|

Squirrel knocks out power to 2,296 in New Jersey

By Ben Hooper  (0) Officials with a New Jersey utility company said more than 2,000 customers lost power due to a power line-climbing squirrel. Photo by Giedriius/ Oct. 15 (UPI) -- A New Jersey utility company said an outage that knocked out electricity service to 2,296 customers was caused by an unlucky squirrel. Jersey Central Power [...]

2018-10-16T01:30:50+00:00October 16th, 2018|