Kim Jong Un commemorates death anniversary of North Korea founder

July 7 (UPI) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un paid his respects to biological grandfather Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang Saturday, local time,...

Famous birthdays for July 8: Anjelica Huston, Kevin Bacon

July 8 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: -- Chemist John Pemberton, inventor of Coca-Cola, in 1936 --...

British fans face nerve-shredding day five at Wimbledon

LONDON (Reuters) - Home fans were in for a nail-biting day five at Wimbledon on Friday with four Britons in third round action, including...

LG Electronics second-quarter profit likely to miss estimates on mobile unit...

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc estimated that its second-quarter operating profit rose 14 percent from a year ago, but fell short...

On This Day: Gunman kills five Dallas police officers

July 7 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1846, U.S. Navy Commodore J.D. Sloat proclaimed the annexation of California by the United States. In...

Outbreak of hantavirus infections kills three in Washington state

(Reuters) - Five people have been stricken with the rare, rodent-borne hantavirus illness in Washington state since February, three of whom have died, in...

Lockheed Martin receives $73.8 million long-range precision fires contract

July 6 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $73.8 million contract for work on Phase 2 of the U.S. Army's Long Range...

U.S. bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyover

TOKYO (Reuters) - Two U.S bombers have flown over the disputed South China Sea, the U.S. Air Force said on Friday, asserting the right...

6.5-magnitude quake kills 2, injures 100 in central Philippines

July 6 (UPI) -- At least two people died Thursday after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines, seismologists and authorities said. The quake struck...

An eager teenage Spider-Man swings into Marvel’s ‘Homecoming’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - You've seen Spider-Man swing through New York battling the Green Goblin, but you've never seen him idolize Iron Man. That...

Soccer star Lionel Messi commits to Barcelona until 2021

July 5 (UPI) -- FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi will stay with the club until June 30, 2021 after agreeing to a three-year contract...

New map reveals personality traits of communities across the United States

July 5 (UPI) -- Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have created a new interactive map revealing the well-being and personality traits of communities...

On this day: Althea Gibson is first African American to win...

July 6 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1854, the Republican Party was formally established at a meeting in New York City. In 1885,...

Severe head injury may raise dementia risk years later

WEDNESDAY, July 5, 2017 -- A severe head injury, especially during middle age, could dramatically boost the risk for developing dementia later in life,...

CH-53K King Stallion flight testing moves to Naval Air Station Patuxent...

July 5 (UPI) -- The CH-53K King Stallion has completed its first long-range test flight from West Palm Beach, Fla. to Naval Air Station...

Famous birthdays for July 5: George W. Bush, Kevin Hart

July 6 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: -- John Paul Jones, founder of the U.S. Navy,...

South Korea navy deploys anti-submarine helicopters

July 5 (UPI) -- South Korea's navy has deployed four more AW-159 anti-submarine helicopters to deter North Korean subs, bringing the total number of...

Young Chinese find leisure, friends in Tencent fantasy rampage

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - What's a Chinese girl got to do to get some attention these days? Grow a new skin? Chop off a...

Badminton – India needs strong roots to match China, says coach

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India stands on the brink of a badminton revolution but the sport's foundations need to be strengthened if the country hopes...

Alibaba launches low-cost voice assistant amid AI drive

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd launched on Wednesday a cut-price voice assistant speaker, similar to Amazon.com Inc's "Echo", its first foray...