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Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A U.S. Marine was allegedly drunk driving a military vehicle and killed a Japanese motorist, according to reports Sunday. Okinawa police identified the Marine as 21-year-old Nicholas James-McLean. According to the Tokyo Reporter, James McLean was...
MOKPO, South Korea, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Families of five missing victims of the 2014 ferry sinking held a joint memorial service on Saturday after their bodies could not be recovered after a months-long search. The ceremony for the missing...
Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Africa's no. 1 foreign investor could have had a hand in the military-led coup in Zimbabwe that placed former President Robert Mugabe under house arrest. Constantino Chiwenga, Zimbabwe's army commander, met with senior Chinese military officials...
Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Russia used its U.N. Security Council veto power on Thursday to stop a U.S.-drafted resolution that would have extended an investigation into allegations that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons on his own people...
Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Violence in Darfur, Sudan, has declined, but people are still too scared to return home, a senior U.N. peacekeeping official told the Security Council on Wednesday. Bintou Keita, assistant secretary-general for Peacekeeping Operations, said nearly one-third...
Nov. 14 (UPI) -- The world's wealthiest 1 percent got 8 percent richer since the 2008 financial crisis and now own more wealth than half of the world's wealth, according to a Credit Suisse report released Tuesday. "The share of...
Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Rescuers rushed to save 10 sperm whales found stranded on a beach in Indonesia on Monday morning, an animal conservation group said. The pod of whales was found stranded in shallow water of an island near...
Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Obesity rates have nearly doubled in Britain over the past 20 years and 63 percent of the adult population is now considered overweight, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The OECD report says...
Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Thousands of far-right nationalists marched Saturday in Warsaw, some expressing white supremacist slogans, to mark Poland's Independence Day. Some attendees carried red-and-white Polish flags, others held up symbols of Christianity. One sign read, "White Europe of...
Nov. 10 (UPI) -- An American citizen was released from a Zimbabwe jail on $1,000 bail Friday after her arrest last week for allegedly calling President Robert Mugabe a "sick and selfish man" on Twitter, her lawyer said. Martha O'Donovan,...

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