Daniel UriaUNITED NATIONS, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The United Nations appointed Wonder Woman as an honorary ambassador amid protests from staff opposing the decision.
Eric DuVallMENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Facebook rejected complaints from employees who argued that controversial posts by Donald Trump about banning Muslims should have been taken down.
Daniel UriaWILMINGTON, N.C., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A Superior Court judge in North Carolina was convicted for attempting to bribe a federal agent with "a couple cases of beer" in exchange for text mes ...
Eric DuVallBAGHDAD, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The Islamic State has set a sulfur factory south of Mosul on fire in an attempt to slow Iraqi government forces pressing to retake control of the city.
Daniel UriaUNITED NATIONS, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A confidential report to the United Nations Security Council stated the Syrian government was responsible for a chemical weapons attack in 2015.
Amy R. ConnollyMINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Minneapolis police cleared two white police officers in the November 2015 shooting death of black suspect Jamar Clark.
Daniel UriaLONDON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Russia's ambassador to the U.K. accused the British government of shrinking its embassy by denying visas to staff.
Amy R. ConnollyWASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy announced Chief Petty Officer Jason C. Finan, 34, of Anaheim, Calif., died in the U.S.-backed offensive to retake Mosul from the Islamic ...
Amy R. ConnollyTOKYO, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Junko Tabei, the first woman to successfully scale Mount Everest, died at age 77.
An industry observer's simulations of cryptocurrency index funds suggest bitcoin is hard to beat.
Daniel UriaWASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer sailed through the South China Sea in a "freedom of navigation" operation, White House officials said.
Amy R. ConnollyCAIRO, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- An Egyptian appeals court upheld the conviction and 20-year sentence for ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
Daniel UriaMANCHESTER, N.H., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Hackers used "smart" home devices connected to the internet as weapons in the cyberattack against internet performance company Dyn, security experts ...
Karen ButlerNEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Tim Allen says he is pleased his sitcom "Last Man Standing" can air in re-runs at any time of day and be enjoyed by people of all ages.
Amy R. ConnollyMOSCOW, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- At least 19 oil-industry workers died and three others were hospitalized when their helicopter crashed in northwestern Siberia.
Karen ButlerNEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- IFC Midnight has acquired the North American rights to Sean Byrne's "The Devil's Candy," which premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
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Daniel UriaYAOUNDE, Cameroon, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- At least 53 people were killed and about 300 more were injured after an overloaded train derailed in Cameroon.
Amy R. ConnollyBAGHDAD, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter made an unannounced visit to Iraq as U.S.-backed forces are moving to take back Mosul from the Islamic State.
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Former NBA player Scottie Pippen has filed for divorce from reality TV personality Larsa Pippin, his wife of 19 years.
Medical blockchain startups are making the wrong pitches, say industry insiders.
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Chris Pine and Gugu Mbatha-Raw are to play Meg Murry's scientist parents in the big-screen adaptation of Madeline L'Engle's classic novel "A Wrinkle in T ...
Daniel UriaNEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Hillary Clinton's New York campaign office was evacuated after an envelope filled with suspicious white powder was found, police said.
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Lucasfilm said it has cast "Community" and "Atlanta" star Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian in its as-yet-untitled, Han Solo, standalone "Star Wars" film.