Saudi Arabia, other Gulf countries declare Sunday start of Eid al-Fitr

June 24 (UPI) -- Authorities in Saudi Arabia on Saturday declared Eid al-Fitr, the holiday to mark the end of the Islamic holy month...

Washington Capitals sign T.J. Oshie to eight-year contract

Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie signed an eight-year, $46 million contract, the team announced on Friday. Oshie recorded career highs in goals (33)...

Seismic surveys responsible for high zooplankton mortality rates

June 23 (UPI) -- Seismic surveys carried out by the oil and gas industry are causing high mortality rates among zooplankton, according to new...

Air Force Thunderbird F-16 crashes after practice for Ohio air show

June 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. Air Force pilot and tactical maintenance worker were hospitalized Friday after a fighter jet crashed at an airport...

Mammogram decision hinges on patient, doctor talk, ob-gyn group says

FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 -- As the debate continues about the best time for mammograms, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, or ACOG,...

Arete Associates receives mine detection contract for Littoral Combat Ship

June 23 (UPI) -- Arete Associates is being awarded a $8.5 million contract for the production of AN/DVS-1 Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis subassemblies. The...

Landslide buries mountain village in SW China, fears for 141 people |...

BEIJING Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, with reports...

More than 400 Korean War-era U.S. soldiers identified

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...

Svitolina suffers injury scare ahead of Wimbledon | Reuters

World number five Elina Svitolina has expressed fears that a foot injury that contributed to her Aegon Classic defeat to Italian Camila Giorgi in...

Facebook launches UK initiative to counter online extremist material | Reuters

Facebook Inc is launching a UK program to train and fund local organizations to combat extremist material online, as internet companies attempt to clamp...

Boeing to cut jobs where Trump gave speech promising more jobs

June 23 (UPI) -- Boeing announced it will cut 200 jobs at its South Carolina plant where President Donald Trump gave a jobs speech...

Leonardo, Hensoldt awarded $323 million U.K. IFF contract

June 22 (UPI) -- Leonardo and Hensoldt have received a joint $323 million contract from the British Ministry of Defense for upgrading Identification Friend...

On This Day in History – June 23rd – Almanac

Today is Friday, June 23, the 174th day of 2017 with 191 to follow. The moon is new. Morning stars are Saturn, Neptune, Venus, Uranus,...

India makes poor people put ‘I’m Poor’ sign on their home...

June 23 (UPI) -- An Indian state has sparked outrage for making people living under the poverty line put signs on their house that...

Alexis Bledel to be series regular in ‘Handmaiden’s Tale’ Season 2

June 22 (UPI) -- Alexis Bledel will be a series regular in Season 2 of popular new drama The Handmaiden's Tale. The 35-year-old actress will...

NHL expansion draft: Las Vegas Golden Knights add James Neal, other...

LAS VEGAS -- In true Las Vegas fashion, teams gambled, and it appears the house, in this case the Golden Knights, won. Prior to...

Mars Orbiter spots rover ascending Mount Sharp

June 21 (UPI) -- In an image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the Martian rover Curiosity can been seen as a bright blue...