Poll: 1 in 5 Russians want to leave their country

The survey indicated that U.S. sanctions against Russia may be having an impact on where citizens want to live. File Photo by Yuri Gripas/UPI | License Photo April 4 (UPI) -- A new survey Thursday showed that 20 percent of Russians want to leave their country permanently -- the highest number in more than a decade. The [...]

2019-04-05T14:37:41+00:00April 5th, 2019|

U.S. denies entry for ICC prosecutor under new ban

International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda was denied entry into the United States. File Photo by Stringer/EPA-EFE April 5 (UPI) -- The Trump administration has made good on its promise to deny U.S. entry to members of the International Criminal Court over its efforts to investigate war crimes in Afghanistan. The United States denied a visa for ICC prosecutor [...]

2019-04-05T14:07:24+00:00April 5th, 2019|

Report: Top negotiator Kim Yong Chol ‘out’ in North Korea

By Elizabeth Shim  (0) North Korean Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol (C, could have been reshuffled in Pyongyang, according to a South Korean press report. Photo courtesy of Secretary Mike Pompeo/U.S. Department of State SEOUL, April 4 (UPI) -- North Korea's Kim Jong Un may have reshuffled the negotiators who deal with the South, including Kim Yong Chol, a [...]

2019-04-04T15:44:49+00:00April 4th, 2019|

Chinese woman arrested for illegally entering Mar-a-Lago

  A Chinese woman was arrested for attempting to gain access to the club with a thumb drive containing computer malware while President Donald Trump was visiting. File Photo by Gary I Rothstein/UPI | License Photo April 2 (UPI) -- Secret Service agents arrested a woman carrying two Chinese passports and a thumb drive containing computer malware [...]

2019-04-03T15:57:13+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

China to continue suspension of tariffs on U.S. vehicles, parts

China agreed to extend its suspension of tariffs on U.S. automobiles and parts beginning Monday, as the two countries continue trade negotiations. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI | License Photo March 31 (UPI) -- China will extend its policy of suspending retaliatory tariffs on U.S. autos and car parts beginning on Monday. China agreed to temporarily suspend an [...]

2019-04-01T14:43:32+00:00April 1st, 2019|

Computer glitch causes system outages for all major U.S. airlines

A glitch in a computer data system caused outages early Monday for all major U.S. airlines, the FAA said. File Photo by Alexis C. Glenn/UPI | License Photo April 1 (UPI) -- Several U.S. airlines experienced system outages early Monday due to a technical glitch in a shared computer program, authorities said. The Aerodata program -- which [...]

2019-04-01T14:30:06+00:00April 1st, 2019|

Man found with venomous snake, other reptiles in luggage

By Ben Hooper March 26 (UPI) -- Customs officials in India said a traveler arriving from Thailand was found to be smuggling endangered animals, including a venomous horned pit viper. The officials said a Chennai resident who arrived at Chennai International Airport from Bangkok was seen acting suspiciously at the airport Monday, so officers searched his [...]

2019-03-27T15:16:27+00:00March 27th, 2019|

Canada grants asylum to family who sheltered Edward Snowden

By Darryl Coote  (0) March 26 (UPI) -- A Filipino woman and her daughter who sheltered U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong have been granted asylum in Canada. Vanessa Rodel, 42, and her 7-year-old daughter Keana Nihinsa, landed Monday night at Toronto Pearson International Airport after a flight from Hong Kong, The Globe and Mail reported. The Filipino [...]

2019-03-26T16:55:03+00:00March 26th, 2019|

German owners of Krispy Kreme, Panera to donate millions after…..

By Ed Adamczyk  (0) Germany's Reinmann family, owners of Krispy Kreme, Panera Bread and other properties through its JAB Holdings Co., announced it will donate $11 million to charity after uncovering evidence of the family's connection with Germany's Nazi Party beginning in the 1930s. Photo by Charlie CLC/Wikipedia March 25 (UPI) -- The reclusive German owners of [...]

2019-03-26T01:01:28+00:00March 26th, 2019|

British Parliament seizes control of Brexit process from PM May

By Clyde Hughes and Daniel Uria  (0) British Prime Minister Theresa May faces pressure to resign in exchange for votes for her Brexit deal as a new European Union deadline looms. Photo by Hugo Philpott/UPI | License Photo March 25 (UPI) -- The British Parliament voted to seize control of the Brexit process from Prime Minister Theresa [...]

2019-03-26T00:55:57+00:00March 26th, 2019|