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Top Hamas commanders killed in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza

Top Hamas commanders killed in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Israeli airstrikes killed three Hamas commanders overnight Wednesday as peace negotiations between Israel and Gaza showed no sign of restarting.
Gabrielle Levy
U.S. attempted rescue of James Foley, ISIS demanded $132M ransom

U.S. attempted rescue of James Foley, ISIS demanded $132M ransom

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Ahead of this week's grisly execution of journalist James Foley, the U.S. failed in a rescue attempt after his captors demanded millions in ransom.
Gabrielle Levy
After major delays, Ukraine begins customs inspection of Russian aid trucks

After major delays, Ukraine begins customs inspection of Russian aid trucks

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The Ukrainian government announced Thursday that the customs clearance process for the first batch of Russian aid trucks has begun.
JC Finley
Doctor with Ebola expected to be released from Atlanta hospital

Doctor with Ebola expected to be released from Atlanta hospital

ATLANTA, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The American doctor being treated for Ebola at an Atlanta hospital has recovered and is expected to leave the hospital Thursday.
Gabrielle Levy
Gulf of Mexico auction draws $100 million in bids

Gulf of Mexico auction draws $100 million in bids

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- An auction for acreage in the western Gulf of Mexico drew more than $100 million in high bids from energy companies, the Interior Department said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Brady Morton's body discovered three days after Port Huron Float Down

Brady Morton's body discovered three days after Port Huron Float Down

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Divers found the body of Brady Morton Wednesday afternoon, three days after he disappeared during an annual Michigan river float.
Gabrielle Levy
Thai coup leader Gen. Prayuth named new PM, expanding military control

Thai coup leader Gen. Prayuth named new PM, expanding military control

BANGKOK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Thailand's Parliament nominated military junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha to be the new prime minister, further empowering the military's grip over Thailand.
JC Finley
Robin Williams' ashes reportedly scattered over San Francisco Bay

Robin Williams' ashes reportedly scattered over San Francisco Bay

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Robin Williams's death certificate reportedly states the actor was cremated and his ashes scattered over San Francisco Bay one day after his death.
Veronica Linares
Study explains why ER nurses do what they do

Study explains why ER nurses do what they do

SYDNEY, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- According to a new study by researchers at the University of Sydney, nurses in emergency departments are more extroverted, agreeable and open.
Brooks Hays
Amanda Curtis launches Montana Senate campaign after Walsh bows out

Amanda Curtis launches Montana Senate campaign after Walsh bows out

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- With less than 11 weeks to go, Amanda Curtis, a high school math teacher and single-term Montana state legislator, is kicking off her campaign for U.S. Senate.
Gabrielle Levy
Moscow transmission tower painted colors of Ukraine flag in apparent act of solidarity

Moscow transmission tower painted colors of Ukraine flag in apparent act of solidarity

MOSCOW, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A transmission tower in Moscow has been painted yellow and blue, the colors of the Ukrainian flag, in an apparent act of solidarity with Ukraine.
JC Finley
Viral video shows grouper swallow shark off fisherman's reel in one terrifying gulp

Viral video shows grouper swallow shark off fisherman's reel in one terrifying gulp

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A YouTube video shows a group of fisherman trying to real in a 4-foot shark when a Goliath grouper jumps out of the water and swallows it in a single bite.
Matt Bradwell
4 McDonald's restaurants shut down in Moscow

4 McDonald's restaurants shut down in Moscow

MOSCOW, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A Russian watchdog has shut down four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow, citing "sanitary violations" that were discovered during recent inspections.
Aileen Graef
Interpol condemns Foley murder

Interpol condemns Foley murder

LYON, France, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The head of Interpol called for an global response to the murder of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants.
Ed Adamczyk
Researchers dig up earliest evidence of snail-eating

Researchers dig up earliest evidence of snail-eating

TARRAGONA, Spain, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The Paleolithic humans on the east coast of Spain were collecting, cooking and eating snails roughly 10,000 years before any of their Mediterranean neighbors.
Brooks Hays
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