U.S. seeks Huawei CFO’s extradition in violation of

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, has been arrested in Canada at the request of U.S. authorities for potential sanction violations against Iran. Photo by Maxim Shipenkov/EPA Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies is facing extradition from Canada to the United States on suspicion she violated U.S. [...]

2018-12-06T15:07:36+00:00December 6th, 2018|

South Korea court orders Mitsubishi to pay wartime compensation

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries must compensate four South Korean plaintiffs, a South Korean high court said Wednesday. File Photo by Yonhap Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A South Korea high court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Japanese companies that were ordered to award compensation to South Korean forced wartime laborers. The ruling could put another [...]

2018-12-06T14:35:23+00:00December 6th, 2018|

U.S. military planes collide off Japanese coast;

ByAllen Cone Two F/A-18D Hornets approach a Lockheed KC-130J Hercules during an aerial refueling exercise on October 13, 2016. On Thursday, an F/A-18D Hornet and KC-130J collided off the coast of Japan. Photo by Trevor Statz/U.S. Navy Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Two U.S. military planes crashed in the air during a training mission off Japan's [...]

2018-12-06T14:24:55+00:00December 6th, 2018|

Thousands across Israel protest violence against women

Protesters covered in phony blood carry signs reading "Stop The Murder of Women" Tuesday while blocking a main entrance to Jerusalem during a protest against violence toward women. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI | License Photo Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Thousands rallied Tuesday in Israel for a nationwide protest to bring attention to violence against women. The protesters [...]

2018-12-04T20:07:12+00:00December 4th, 2018|

Police warn of boa constrictor on the loose in England

Police in Lincolnshire, England, are searching for a boa constrictor that escaped from its owner's home. Photo courtesy of the Lincolnshire Police Nov. 29 (UPI) -- A British police department is warning residents to keep their houses closed tight to prevent incursions from a missing boa constrictor. The Lincolnshire Police Department said the 8-foot snake [...]

2018-11-29T15:18:47+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Authorities raid Deutsche Bank’s Germany HQ in laundering probe

An exterior view of the twin tower headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. File Photo by Armando Babani/EPA-EFE Nov. 29 (UPI) -- German authorities raided Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt Thursday as part of a money-laundering probe, authorities said. Prosecutors and police suspect the bank helped clients set up offshore tax havens and failed [...]

2018-11-29T14:54:10+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Bomb threats evacuate thousands from at least 10…….

Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Nearly a dozen shopping malls in Russia were evacuated Wednesday due to a string of bomb threats, authorities said. Police said thousands were evacuated from at least 10 Moscow malls after the threats were phoned in by anonymous callers. Emergency officials said the calls came from outside Russia. Police said seven [...]

2018-11-28T15:53:29+00:00November 28th, 2018|

At least 31 killed after Uganda party boat capsizes

The Ugandan Police Force is searching for bodies after at least 31 people were killed when a party boat collapsed on Lake Victoria Saturday. Photo courtesy Uganda Police Force Nov. 25 (UPI) -- At least 31 people died when a party boat capsized in Uganda on Saturday, the Ugandan Police Force said. A marine unit [...]

2018-11-26T15:07:27+00:00November 26th, 2018|

U.S. closes border at San Ysidro for hours, migrants report being hit with

Many of the migrants in the caravan who arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, on Sunday, were parents and children. Photo by Patrick Timmons/UPI TIJUANA, Mexico, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The United States closed the San Ysidro Point of Entry on the California-Mexico border for about seven hours Sunday, as thousands of migrants traveling in a caravan [...]

2018-11-26T15:01:30+00:00November 26th, 2018|

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts Central America’s eastern coast

The coast of Nicaragua was struck by a 6.0-magnitude earthquake on Saturday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Map courtesy USGA Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A 6.0-magnitude earthquake on Saturday night struck off the eastern coast of Central America, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The quake, which occurred at 9:41 p.m. Central Time, was centered in the [...]

2018-11-25T16:46:33+00:00November 25th, 2018|