World leaders find way around Helmut Kohl’s request for no state...

July 1 (UPI) -- Current and former world leaders gathered Saturday at European Parliament headquarters in Strasbourg, France, to memorialize Helmut Kohl as part...

Famous birthdays for July 2: Lindsay Lohan, Larry David

June 29 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: -- German novelist Hermann Hesse in 1877 -- King Olav...

Cricket – England recall Balance for South Africa test

(Reuters) - England have recalled batsman Gary Balance for the first test against South Africa at Lord's on Thursday with the hosts also naming...

U.S. warns businesses of hacking campaign against nuclear, energy firms

TORONTO (Reuters) - The U.S government warned industrial firms this week about a hacking campaign targeting the nuclear and energy sectors, the latest event...

Trump orders resurrection of National Space Council

June 30 (UPI) -- Twenty-four years after it ceased operating, the National Space Council was revived Friday by an executive order from President Donald...

Congo declares Ebola outbreak over after four deaths

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo declared its two-month Ebola outbreak officially over on Saturday after 42 days without recording a new case...

New Reaper drone variant performs first combat mission

June 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force reported Thursday that its new Block 5 variant of the MQ-9 Reaper drone has performed its...

Indian automakers, retailers lure customers with discounts as GST kicks in

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Some of India's biggest automakers and retailers announced price cuts on Saturday as Asia's third-largest economy switched to a new nationwide...

On This Day: Britain returns Hong Kong to China

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...

DiCaprio hails Mexican ban on type of fishing net killing porpoises

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico on Friday banned fishing with gillnets in the northern Gulf of California as part of its pledge to save...

Boston Red Sox homer twice, top Minnesota Twins

BOSTON -- Mookie Betts and Hanley Ramirez each belted solo home runs, David Price threw seven quality innings, and the Boston Red Sox came...

Cave painting sites may have been chosen for their acoustics, scientists...

June 29 (UPI) -- New research suggests the sites of cave paintings created by Paleolithic peoples many have been chosen for their acoustic qualities. Such...

Undocumented immigrant wins $190k after San Francisco violates ‘sanctuary city’ law

June 30 (UPI) -- An undocumented immigrant is set to receive $190,000 from the City of San Francisco because police there violated a "sanctuary...

Study: Lack of health insurance can shorten lives

THURSDAY, June 29, 2017 -- In the midst of another struggle over U.S. health care coverage, a new study finds that Americans who don't...

Defense spending by European NATO countries to rise in 2017

June 29 (UPI) -- Total defense expenditures by NATO members in Europe and Canada are projected to rise in 2017, according to a report...

On This Day in History – June 30th – Almanac

Today is Friday, June 30, the 181st day of 2017 with 184 to follow. The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Saturn, Neptune, Venus, Uranus,...

Australian drug gang suspected of using drone to monitor police

June 30 (UPI) -- Police are increasingly using drones to monitor criminal suspects, but in Australia, the criminals are suspected of using drones to...

Men take on the cobbles in stilettos for Madrid Gay Pride...

MADRID (Reuters) - Men taped stiletto-heeled shoes to their feet and raced down a narrow cobbled street in Madrid on Thursday as part of...

Pliskova will be armed and dangerous at Wimbledon | Reuters

LONDON Karolina Pliskova has never got past the second round at Wimbledon in five main-draw appearances, but after a year to remember, the towering...

Wipro touts U.S. jobs amid visa uncertainty | Reuters

MUMBAI Wipro Ltd, India's third-largest software services exporter, said on Wednesday that more than half its workforce in the United States consists of locals...