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ISIS edict on female genital mutilation likely false

ISIS edict on female genital mutilation likely false

BAGHDAD, July 24 (UPI) --An edict attributed to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria mandating female genital mutilation in the northern Iraq city of Mosul is now believed to be a fake.
JC Finley
Rebels allegedly took cellphones, credit cards from MH17 victims

Rebels allegedly took cellphones, credit cards from MH17 victims

DONETSK, Ukraine, July 24 (UPI) --Pro-Russian rebels are allegedly answering the cellphones and using the credit cards of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash.
Aileen Graef
232 teeth removed from boy's mouth in India

232 teeth removed from boy's mouth in India

AMRAVATI REGION, India, July 24 (UPI) --Doctors at J.J. Hospital in India removed 232 teeth from the mouth of 17-year-old Ashiq Gavai.
Evan Bleier
Missing Air Algerie Flight 5017 has crashed in Mali, says airline

Missing Air Algerie Flight 5017 has crashed in Mali, says airline

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, July 24 (UPI) --Air Algerie Flight 5017 has crashed in Mali, the airline announced Thursday, and all 123 people aboard are believed to have perished.
JC Finley
Global deaths by terrorism up 30 percent in past 12 months

Global deaths by terrorism up 30 percent in past 12 months

BATH , England, July 24 (UPI) --Terrorist-related deaths around the world have increased by 30 percent in the past 12 months, a British report says.
Ed Adamczyk
Ukraine's prime minister resigns

Ukraine's prime minister resigns

KIEV, Ukraine, July 24 (UPI) --Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk abruptly resigned his position Thursday over Parliament's failure to pass energy and military funding bills.
Ed Adamczyk
Plans for new Minnesota Vikings stadium a bird deathtrap, environmentalists say

Plans for new Minnesota Vikings stadium a bird deathtrap, environmentalists say

MINNEAPOLIS, July 24 (UPI) --The plans for a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium have been warmly received by fans. But fowl lovers are crying foul -- calling it a 'bird deathtrap.'
Brooks Hays
Bomb squad called in after live WWII artillery washes up on Cape Cod

Bomb squad called in after live WWII artillery washes up on Cape Cod

WELLFLEET, Mass., July 24 (UPI) --A portion of the beach in Cape Cod had to be sectioned off after what's believed to be a live World War II-era military projectile washed up on the shore.
Matt Bradwell
Possible tornado hits campground in Virginia, killing 2

Possible tornado hits campground in Virginia, killing 2

CHERITON, Va., July 24 (UPI) --At least two people were killed Thursday morning when a possible tornado struck a campground on the Eastern Shore in Virginia, state police said.
Frances Burns
Obama: Let's not live out 'Scandal'

Obama: Let's not live out 'Scandal'

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) --President Obama praised the show "Scandal," but said he doesn't want to be "living it out" at a fundraiser at the home of the show's creator Shonda Rhimes.
Aileen Graef
U.S. jobless claims drop further, reach eight-year low

U.S. jobless claims drop further, reach eight-year low

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) --The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell sharply, reaching an eight-year low, as the labor market bounces back to pre-recession levels.
Ananth Baliga
Bill Murray attends fan's 'Bill Murray Ice Cream Social'

Bill Murray attends fan's 'Bill Murray Ice Cream Social'

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) --Bill Murray surprised a lucky family when he showed up at a "Bill Murray Ice Cream Social" on Tuesday.
Annie Martin
Norway warns of possible imminent terrorist attack by Syrian extremists

Norway warns of possible imminent terrorist attack by Syrian extremists

OSLO, Norway, July 24 (UPI) --Norway's Police Security Service (PST) announced Thursday that recent information indicates a terror attack against Norway may be imminent.
JC Finley
Pub in Ireland bans 'loud' Americans

Pub in Ireland bans 'loud' Americans

WATERVILLE, Ireland, July 24 (UPI) --A pub in Ireland, Peter's Place Café, has drawn criticism after it put up a sign banning "loud" Americans.
Evan Bleier




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