Charlie Daniels, country music star, dead at 83

By Wade Sheridan  (0) Charlie Daniels, who has been placed into the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died at age 83. File Photo by Michael Bush/UPI | License Photo July 6 (UPI) -- Charlie Daniels, a country music star best known for his 1979 hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," has died at age 83. [...]

2020-07-07T12:45:17+00:00July 7th, 2020|

Ghislaine Maxwell transferred to Brooklyn federal lockup

By Jean Lotus  (0) British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, 58, a longtime associate of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, was transported by U.S. Marshals Monday to a New York detention center to face federal sex-trafficking charges. File photo by Rick Bajornas/EPA-EFE/RICK July 6 (UPI) -- Ghislaine Maxwell, the associate of accused child sex trafficker and financier Jeffrey Epstein, [...]

2020-07-07T12:40:06+00:00July 7th, 2020|

Kansas City Chiefs sign Patrick Mahomes to largest contract in sports history

By Connor Grott  (0) Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and Super Bowl LIV MVP Patrick Mahomes has thrown for 9,412 yards with 76 touchdowns and 18 interceptions in 31 regular-season games in his career. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo July 6 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs and Super Bowl MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes have reached an agreement on [...]

2020-07-07T12:31:12+00:00July 7th, 2020|

COVID-19 deaths surging in Latin America as Mexico rises to 5th place

Commuters wear face shields and masks to prevent further spread of COVID-19 at a Metro station in Mexico City, Mexico, on Tuesday. The Metro Collective Transport System began distributing 1 million masks to commuters at different Metro stations. Photo by Jose Pazos/EPA-EFE July 5 (UPI) -- Coronavirus is surging in Latin America with Brazil, Mexico and [...]

2020-07-05T20:52:29+00:00July 5th, 2020|

Letter from Iran triggers mediation process on nuclear deal

By Christen McCurdy  (0) European High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell, shown here at a video press conference in June, said a recent letter from Iran has triggered a mediation process regarding the country's international nuclear deal. Photo by Kenzo Tribouillard/EPA-EFE July 4 (UPI) -- The European Union's top diplomat said a [...]

2020-07-05T20:46:34+00:00July 5th, 2020|

Defectors sent ‘offensive’ images of North Korea first lady, envoy says

North Korean first lady Ri Sol Ju (L) was depicted on the cover of a pornographic DVD that was included in defector balloon launches in the South, according to a South Korean press report. File Photo by Rodong Sinmun/EPA June 30 (UPI) -- Russia's top envoy to North Korea said defectors in the South provoked Pyongyang with pornographic [...]

2020-07-01T17:11:14+00:00July 1st, 2020|

Michigan man’s winning streak turns $160 lottery prize into $2 million

By Ben Hooper  (0) A Michigan man who won $160 from a scratch-off lottery ticket bought three more tickets for the same game and won $2 million. Photo courtesy of the Michigan Lottery June 29 (UPI) -- A Michigan man who won $160 from a scratch-off lottery ticket decided to put his luck to the test [...]

2020-07-01T17:06:07+00:00July 1st, 2020|

Researchers: Asian flying snakes wriggle their bodies for stability

By Ben Hooper  (0) June 30 (UPI) -- Researchers at Virginia Tech University said they have figured out why a species of flying snake native to Asia wriggle their bodies when they glide through the air -- for stability. The researchers, who published their findings Monday in the journal Nature Physics, said they conducted indoor experiments with [...]

2020-07-01T17:02:05+00:00July 1st, 2020|

Judge halts Trump’s niece from publishing book about her uncle

By Sommer Brokaw  (1) A New York state judge Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order against publication of a book by President Donald Trump's niece, Mary Trump. Photo by Chris Kleponis/UPI | License Photo June 30 (UPI) -- A New York state judge has halted publication of a book President Donald Trump's niece, Mary, wrote about her uncle. [...]

2020-07-01T16:57:39+00:00July 1st, 2020|

Financial transfers back intelligence of Russian bounty scheme

By Danielle Haynes  (0) U.S. soldiers attend a training session for the Afghan Army in Herat, Afghanistan, on May 2, 2019. Financial transfers from a Russian intelligence agency to a Taliban-linked bank account support detainee information suggesting Russia paid Taliban militants to target U.S. soldiers. File Photo by Jalil Rezayee/EPA-EFE June 30 (UPI) -- Large financial [...]

2020-06-30T22:48:47+00:00June 30th, 2020|