U.S. commandos rescue American hostage in Nigeria: Pentagon

By Jean Lotus  () Elite commandos fro the U.S. SEAL Team 6 were involved in a rescue of a 27-year-old U.S. citizen held hostage by an armed gang in Nigeria, the Pentagon said Saturday. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Oct. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. elite forces rescued a kidnapped American citizen held captive by a [...]

2020-11-01T13:44:17+00:00November 1st, 2020|

Retailers board up windows, hire extra security in advance of Election Day

By Christen McCurdy  (0) Workers board up businesses near the White House, Saturday, October 31, 2020, Washington, DC. Precautions are being made in case of violence on or after Election Day, Tuesday, November 3. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Business owners in multiple American cities say they're bracing for potential social [...]

2020-11-01T13:35:11+00:00November 1st, 2020|

Philadelphia protests over fatal police shooting lead to 30 officers injured

Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Philadelphia police shot and killed a Black man waving a knife toward them, prompting overnight protests in the city and leaving some 30 officers injured, authorities said Tuesday. The fatal shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., 27, on Monday afternoon was captured on video, leading to the protests against police brutality and racial bias. [...]

2020-10-28T16:00:00+00:00October 28th, 2020|

Dodgers beat Rays for first World Series title in 32 years

By Connor Grott  (0) Los Angeles Dodgers chairman Mark Walter (L) and manager Dave Roberts (R) celebrate with the Commissioner's Trophy after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday night at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA-EFE Oct. 27 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers closed [...]

2020-10-28T15:52:24+00:00October 28th, 2020|

Zuckerberg, Dorsey, Pichai testify in Senate over law shielding user content

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is pictured during testimony in the House on October 23, 2019. He and the leaders of Google and Twitter will appear remotely in a Senate committee hearing on Wednesday. File Photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License Photo Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, Google head Sundar Pichai and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will testify [...]

2020-10-28T15:42:32+00:00October 28th, 2020|

FDA approves remdesivir to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients

By Daniel Uria  (0) Gilead Sciences' antiviral COVID-19 drug remdesivir, sold under the brand name Veklury, was approved by the FDA Thursday to treat patients who have been hospitalized with the virus. File Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI | License Photo Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved remdesivir as a treatment for COVID-19, drugmaker Gilead [...]

2020-10-23T00:43:30+00:00October 23rd, 2020|

Deer charges wildlife officer after being freed from hammock

By Ben Hooper  (0) Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A Utah sheriff's office shared video of a wildlife officer being tackled by a deer after freeing the animal from a hammock with help from a deputy. The Iron County Sheriff's Office said Deputy Dustin Roy and Department of Wildlife Resources Officer Kody Jones responded to a resident's [...]

2020-10-22T02:12:05+00:00October 22nd, 2020|

Rush Limbaugh says lung cancer has reached ‘terminal’ stage

By Don Jacobson  (0) Conservative broadcaster Rush Limbaugh receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from first lady Melania Trump during the State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on February 4. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh says his lung cancer has [...]

2020-10-22T02:00:01+00:00October 22nd, 2020|

U.S. intelligence blames Iran for emails threatening Democratic voters

By Daniel Uria & Danielle Haynes  (0) Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said Iranian intelligence attempted to harm President Donald Trump with an email campaign threatening Democrats. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced Wednesday that Iran and Russia obtained voter information ahead of [...]

2020-10-22T01:51:41+00:00October 22nd, 2020|

Wearable tattoo: Scientists print sensors directly onto skin without heat

By Brooks Hays  (1) Researchers created a wearable biomedical sensor that can be printed directly onto skin without high temperatures. Photo by Ling Zhang, Penn State/Cheng Lab and Harbin Institute of Technology Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Engineers have developed a way to print biometric sensors onto skin, like a non-permanent tattoo, without the use of heat. [...]

2020-10-13T17:27:38+00:00October 13th, 2020|
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