Dubai bar offering women free drinks based on their weight

By Ben Hooper  (0) Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A Dubai bar is drawing in female customers with an unusual promotion -- the more they weigh, the more free drinks they receive.The Fusion Club at Cassells Al Barsha Hotel announced it will be running a special through the end of the year offering $0.12 in free drink credit [...]

2019-11-19T15:34:17+00:00November 19th, 2019|

Iran waged secret war against Islamic State in Iraq

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Iraqi troops, backed by Shiite fighters from the Popular Mobilization Forces, fire toward jihadist positions in eastern Tal Afar, Iraq, on August 26, 2017. Iraqi forces, backed by local militia and a U.S.-led coalition, liberated Tel Afar a month after taking control of Mosul from Islamic State fighters. File Photo by [...]

2019-11-18T16:16:54+00:00November 18th, 2019|

6 held in strangling death of U.S. teacher in Dominican Republic

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested six people in connection with the homicide of a U.S. teacher on the Caribbean island nation. National Police said Patricia Anton, 63, was strangled in her apartment about a week ago, after her assailants had bound her feet and hands. [...]

2019-11-18T16:05:43+00:00November 18th, 2019|

FDA warns Dollar Tree for importing unsafe drugs from China

By Ed Adamczyk  (2) U.S. regulators advised Dollar Tree it's selling medications made by Chinese firms with patterns of safety violations. Photo by M.O. Stevens/Wikipedia Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Discount retailer Dollar Tree has been warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that some of its over-the-counter drugs are coming from from suspect foreign manufacturers. The FDA sent [...]

2019-11-16T15:07:35+00:00November 16th, 2019|

Turkey deports suspected Islamic State fighter to United States

By Danielle Haynes  (0) Turkish forces captured the man amid its incursion into Syria in October. File Photo by Abbas Mohammed/UPI | License Photo Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Turkey deported an American suspected Islamic State fighter to the United States after the man was held in limbo at the Turkey-Greece border, Turkish officials announced Friday.Turkey-supported forces captured Muhammad Darwish [...]

2019-11-16T15:00:20+00:00November 16th, 2019|

More than 300 dead, nearly 15,000 injured in Iraq protests

Demonstrators take part in an anti-government protest in Baghdad on Thursday. Photo by Murtaja Lateef/EPA-EFE Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Hundreds of people have died and tens of thousands have been injured in anti-government protests since October throughout Iraq, a human rights organization said Saturday. In a statement, the Independent High Commission for Human Rights of Iraq said [...]

2019-11-10T16:05:33+00:00November 10th, 2019|

‘Suspect’ in U.S. family attack in Mexico was not involved, police say

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Agents of the Rural Tactical Operations Forces search Tuesday for the persons responsible for an attack on an American family in Bavispe, Sonora, Mexico. Photo by Luis Torres/EPA-EFE Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A man Mexican authorities arrested as a suspect in the shooting deaths this week of nine U.S. citizens is not [...]

2019-11-07T15:02:35+00:00November 7th, 2019|

Arizona family slain, kidnapped traveling to wedding in Mexico

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) The relatives were on their way to a wedding when their three-vehicle convoy came under attack in Sonora, Mexico. File Photo by Ulises Ruiz Basurto/EPA Nov. 5 (UPI) -- At least 10 American relatives, including several children, were killed after their vehicles were ambushed on a Mexican highway as they traveled to [...]

2019-11-05T14:29:42+00:00November 5th, 2019|

Iran celebrates 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover, 444-day hostage crisis

By Daniel Uria  (0) Iranians take part in an anti-U.S. demonstration marking the 40th anniversary of U.S. Embassy takeover in front of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran on Monday. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Rallies and events were staged across Iran Monday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the start of what [...]

2019-11-04T14:49:31+00:00November 4th, 2019|

German city Dresden declares ‘Nazi emergency’

By Allen Cone  (0) Supporters of the Pegida movement and German right-wing populist party Alternative for Germany hold banners against German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a demonstration in front of the Frauenkirche church at Neumarkt square in Dresden, Germany, on September 17, 2017. Photo by Filip Singer/EPA-EFE Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Dresden this week declared a [...]

2019-11-03T14:57:37+00:00November 3rd, 2019|