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Boko Haram violates cease-fire amid skepticism over promised release of kidnapped schoolgirls

Boko Haram violates cease-fire amid skepticism over promised release of kidnapped schoolgirls

ABUJA, Nigeria, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Hope faded over the weekend that Boko Haram would fulfill its alleged promise to free 200 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls after violating a cease-fire agreement.
JC Finley
South and North Korea exchange gunfire at border ahead of high-level talks

South and North Korea exchange gunfire at border ahead of high-level talks

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- South and North Korea exchanged gunfire on Sunday, with no reported casualties.
JC Finley
In-store tailor enlarges pockets for iPhone 6 Plus

In-store tailor enlarges pockets for iPhone 6 Plus

SHANGHAI, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A Chinese telecom branch enticed customers to try out the larger iPhone 6 Plus by having an in-store tailor available to enlarge purchasers' pants pockets.
Ben Hooper
Joko Widodo inaugurated as president of Indonesia, calls for maritime prosperity

Joko Widodo inaugurated as president of Indonesia, calls for maritime prosperity

JAKARTA, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Joko Widodo was inaugurated as president of Indonesia Monday, becoming the first non-military member or someone from Indonesia's political elite to get elected.
Matt Bradwell
48 in Dallas taken off Ebola watch list; 120 still on

48 in Dallas taken off Ebola watch list; 120 still on

DALLAS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A total of 48 people who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of the Ebola virus, have been removed from a watchlist, Dallas health officials said.
Frances Burns
Girl killed in drive-by at Kansas City convenience store

Girl killed in drive-by at Kansas City convenience store

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A 6-year-old girl who had stopped at a Kansas City convenience store with her father to buy bubble gum was killed in a drive-by shooting.
Frances Burns
Soda drinkers may be slowly killing themselves

Soda drinkers may be slowly killing themselves

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A new study suggests consumption of the sugary drinks may promote disease rates independent of obesity-related health problems -- causing cells to age faster.
Brooks Hays
Joko Widodo inaugurated as president of Indonesia, calls for maritime prosperity

Joko Widodo inaugurated as president of Indonesia, calls for maritime prosperity

JAKARTA, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Joko Widodo was inaugurated as president of Indonesia Monday, becoming the first non-military member or someone from Indonesia's political elite to get elected.
Matt Bradwell
Iraq Parliament confirms PM Abadi's nominees for Ministers of Defense and Interior

Iraq Parliament confirms PM Abadi's nominees for Ministers of Defense and Interior

BAGHDAD, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Iraq's Council of Representatives approved Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's selection of seven new cabinet ministers on Saturday.
JC Finley
Japan pledges $7M to Ukraine at Asia-Europe Meeting

Japan pledges $7M to Ukraine at Asia-Europe Meeting

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to provide Ukraine with $7 million in aid.
JC Finley
Eric Frein manhunt refocuses after possible sighting

Eric Frein manhunt refocuses after possible sighting

POCONO TOWNSHIP, Pa., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Police have refocused their search for alleged cop killer Eric Frein after a woman reported recognizing the fugitive on Friday night.
Gabrielle Levy
3 more bodies found in Gary, Ind.

3 more bodies found in Gary, Ind.

HAMMOND, Ind., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The bodies of three more women have been found in Northwest Indiana, bringing the total to seven discovered with the help of their alleged killer.
Frances Burns
Pope Francis condemns 'hostile inflexibility' within the church

Pope Francis condemns 'hostile inflexibility' within the church

VATICAN CITY, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Pope Francis continued to call for cultural changes within the church, despite the synod rejecting the notion of softening their stance on homosexuality.
Matt Bradwell
Hong Kong's High Court issues injunctions to disperse protesters

Hong Kong's High Court issues injunctions to disperse protesters

HONG KONG, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Hong Kong's High Court granted injunctions Monday to taxi, bus and other businesses seeking the dispersal of pro-democracy protesters occupying city streets.
JC Finley
Family of Thomas Eric Duncan speaks out as quarantine comes to an end

Family of Thomas Eric Duncan speaks out as quarantine comes to an end

DALLAS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Louise Troh, the fiancee of deceased Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan, has addressed the Dallas community and media for the first time since being quarantined.
Matt Bradwell
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