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June 22 (UPI) -- A Canadian special elite forces member may have set a world record by killing a suspected insurgent in Iraq in Iraq with the world's longest kill shot, according to a report. The Globe and Mail reported...
June 19 (UPI) -- Despite a record-low turnout, French President Emmanuel Macron's party won the majority of seats in parliamentary elections Sunday. Macron's centrist party, La République en Marche (the Republic on the Move), won 350 seats out of a...
June 17 (UPI) -- The Syrian army declared a two-day ceasefire in the southern city of Daraa beginning Saturday as part of "local reconciliations" in the nation's six-year civil war, state-run media reported. In a statement posted online and reported...
June 25 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1847, the first U.S. postage stamps were issued. In 1859, the first intercollegiate baseball game was played in Pittsfield, Mass., and it was a high-scoring contest. Amherst beat Williams, 66-32. In 1867,...
July 14 (UPI) -- North Korea is demanding the United States remove all its weapons from the South. The call for diminished U.S. military presence comes at a time when Pyongyang may have been reprocessing an "undetermined" amount of plutonium...
July 15 (UPI) -- Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Fernanda, a powerful Category 4 storm in the eastern Pacific Ocean, is not a threat for landfall. The storm, which has sustained winds of 140 mph, is located...
June 16 (UPI) -- Seven U.S. sailors are unaccounted for and others were injured early Saturday after a Navy warship collided with a container ship in the Pacific off the coast of Japan, authorities said. The collision occurred in the...
June 20 (UPI) -- The Indian government is giving health advice to women, including abstention from meat and sex. But doctors say it is dangerous and not based on science. India's Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy published...
June 20 (UPI) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in said he and U.S. President Donald Trump have something in common – a goal to completely dismantle North Korea's nuclear program. In an interview with The Washington Post published Tuesday, the...
June 23 (UPI) -- The remains of 409 U.S. soldiers who fought in the 1950-53 Korean War have been identified, ahead of the 67th anniversary of the conflict that is to be observed on Sunday. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency...

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