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Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed

Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) --The U.S. Supreme Court has lifted a stay on an Arizona execution, allowing the state to put Joseph Wood to death by lethal injection Wednesday.
Frances Burns
EPA account tweets about Kim Kardashian, confuses congressman

EPA account tweets about Kim Kardashian, confuses congressman

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) --A fellow at the Environmental Protection Agency caused a stir with an accidental tweet name-checking reality star Kim Kardashian Monday.
Gabrielle Levy
Marine veteran gets locked in Florida VA clinic and calls 911

Marine veteran gets locked in Florida VA clinic and calls 911

ORANGE CITY, Fla., July 23 (UPI) --Marine veteran Jeff Duck called 911 Monday after he went to a VA clinic in Florida and was left in a room waiting for the doctor.
Evan Bleier
Kerry arrives in Israel to push cease-fire initiative

Kerry arrives in Israel to push cease-fire initiative

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 23 (UPI) --Secretary of State John Kerry is in Israel for peace talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
JC Finley
Senate leaders want more Russian sanctions

Senate leaders want more Russian sanctions

MOSCOW, July 23 (UPI) --In light of Russia's stance on the crash of the Malaysia Airlines plane, three U.S. Senators said broader sanctions on Russia's energy sector are warranted.
Daniel J. Graeber
Somali member of Parliament and folk singer assassinated

Somali member of Parliament and folk singer assassinated

MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 23 (UPI) --The Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for killing Somali member of Parliament Saado Ali Warsame.
JC Finley
Air quality a concern near North Dakota fire

Air quality a concern near North Dakota fire

BISMARCK, N.D., July 23 (UPI) --North Dakota's Health Department said it's surveying air quality after a fire at a fracking fluid storage facility in the heart of the state's oil patch.
Daniel J. Graeber
CA man caught posing as police officer to force sex on male victims

CA man caught posing as police officer to force sex on male victims

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23 (UPI) --A San Francisco security guard is behind bars, charged with posing as a police officer to force Central American immigrants to have sex with him.
Matt Bradwell
In response to FAA travel ban on Tel Aviv airport, Israel reopens southern airport

In response to FAA travel ban on Tel Aviv airport, Israel reopens southern airport

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 23 (UPI) --Israel announced Wednesday it would reopen an old airport in the south of the country in response to FAA concern about the safety of Ben Gurion in Tel Aviv.
JC Finley
Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen steps down because of Alzheimer's disease

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen steps down because of Alzheimer's disease

DENVER, July 23 (UPI) --Seventy-year-old Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has relinquished control of the team so that he can focus on dealing with Alzheimer's disease.
Evan Bleier
Mosquitoes in NYC test positive for West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes in NYC test positive for West Nile Virus

NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) --Mosquitoes collected from Queens and Staten Island tested positive The West Nile Virus, marking the first 2014 citing of the virus in America's largest city.
Matt Bradwell
Dutch frustration with MH17: Deport Putin's daughter, mayor says

Dutch frustration with MH17: Deport Putin's daughter, mayor says

HILVERSUM, Netherlands, July 23 (UPI) --A Dutch mayor suggested deporting Russian President Vladimir Putin's daughter to protest alleged Russian involvement in the crash of MH17.
Ed Adamczyk
Costa Concordia, raised from ocean floor, begins final voyage

Costa Concordia, raised from ocean floor, begins final voyage

ROME, July 23 (UPI) --Two-and-a-half years after running aground off Italy's Giglio Island, the Costa Concordia began its final voyage on Wednesday.
JC Finley
Study: NYC ranked unhappiest city in the U.S.

Study: NYC ranked unhappiest city in the U.S.

NEW YORK, July 23 (UPI) --A July study published by the U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research ranked New York City last in America's happiest cities.
Aileen Graef




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