Marie Antoinette’s jewels — unseen for 200 years — go on display

By Danielle Haynes  (0) A diamond tiara from 1912 is worn by a Sotheby's employee at a media preview. The jewels will go to auction November 14. | License Photo Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Jewelry belonging to the Bourbon-Parma family -- with links to French royals -- went on display this week at Sotheby's New York City location, showcasing [...]

2018-10-13T12:45:14+00:00October 13th, 2018|

Earthquake of magnitude 7 hits Papua New Guinea: USGS

Breaking News SYDNEY (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck remote New Britain island in Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said. The quake hit about 200 km (125 miles) southwest of the town of Rabaul, just before 7 a.m. local time (2100 GMT Wednesday) and was given an initial magnitude [...]

2018-10-10T22:06:12+00:00October 10th, 2018|

Kim, Pompeo disagree on denuclearization measures

By Wooyoung Lee  (1) A photo released by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands with United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during their meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday. EPA/KCNA SEOUL, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Despite smiles and handshakes, North Korean leader Kim Jong [...]

2018-10-10T13:28:27+00:00October 10th, 2018|

See who is and isnt selling Pot in Canada

Walmart Canada has decided against offering cannabis-based products, after exploring the possibility of selling them. The retail giant also said it has no plans yet to offer medical marijuana at its pharmacies. Other retailers — including Shoppers Drug Mart — have embraced the new industry, which will be legalized across the country on Oct. 17. The Canadian pharmacy chain [...]

2018-10-10T13:08:36+00:00October 10th, 2018|

Sabotage suspected in blasts at Ukraine ammo depot

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) An ammunition arsenal exploded in Ukraine early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy of Ukrainian Military Portal Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Authorities suspect sabotage in explosions at an ammunition depot in Ukraine Tuesday, which prompted the evacuations of nearby areas. The explosions occurred at the ammo depot near Ichnia in Chernihiv Oblast, about 100 miles east [...]

2018-10-09T13:49:29+00:00October 9th, 2018|

Privacy breach spells end of social network

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (1) Google announced that it will shut down Google+ after finding a bug that exposed user information to third-party developers. Photo by lightpoet/Shutterstock/UPI Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Google will be shutting down Google+ over a 10-month period after disclosing a glitch that allowed outside developers to access private information. More than 500,000 Google+ users [...]

2018-10-09T13:31:56+00:00October 9th, 2018|

Ex-Pakistani PMs, newspaper editor face treason charges

Newspaper editor Cyril Almeida arrives at a Lahore, Pakistan, court on Monday. He and two former Pakistani prime ministers, Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Abbasi, face charges of treason. Photo by Rahat Dar/EPA-EFE Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Two former Pakistani leaders and a Karachi newspaper editor appeared in court Monday to face arrest warrants for charges of [...]

2018-10-08T13:32:31+00:00October 8th, 2018|

Melania Trump criticized for wearing white pith helmet in Kenya Safari

  Melania Trump was criticized after she was spotted wearing a white pith helmet during her trip to Africa. (AP) First lady Melania Trump has been criticized for wearing a white pith helmet while on a safari in Kenya on Friday. Trump spent this week visiting four countries in Africa in five days as her first [...]

2018-10-06T14:53:05+00:00October 6th, 2018|

India’s currency falls to new low as

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (2) The rupee fell in value again Friday, sparking concerns that one of the quickest-growing economies in the world is now slowing down. File Photo by Sanjeev Gupta/EPA Oct. 5 (UPI) -- India's plummeting currency hit a new low Friday, signaling that the country's fast-growing economy could be slowing down.The rupee for the [...]

2018-10-06T14:37:12+00:00October 6th, 2018|

Netanyahu grilled for five hours of bribery, corruption charges

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was grilled for five hours Friday. Photo by Monika Graff/UPI | License Photo Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced five hours of questioning Friday related to multiple corruption charges, on the same day new developments arrived in a case involving his wife. Netanyahu was interrogated at his home for a gifts scandal, in [...]

2018-10-06T14:26:24+00:00October 6th, 2018|