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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
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
Natural Trap Cave reopened to scientists

Natural Trap Cave reopened to scientists

CHEYENNE, Wyo., July 24 (UPI) --After a 30 year absence, scientists are returning to dig for fossils at the bottom of Wyoming's Natural Trap Cave.
Brooks Hays
Iraq elects president, prepares to choose prime minister

Iraq elects president, prepares to choose prime minister

BAGHDAD, July 24 (UPI) --Kurdish leader Fouad Massoum was elected Iraq's new president by Parliament Thursday and immediately sworn in.
Ed Adamczyk
Australia sends 50 police to MH17 crash site

Australia sends 50 police to MH17 crash site

CANBERRA , Australia, July 24 (UPI) --Fifty police officers from Australia have been sent to the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Ed Adamczyk
FAA lifts ban on travel to Tel Aviv airport

FAA lifts ban on travel to Tel Aviv airport

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 24 (UPI) --FAA lifts its ban on U.S. airlines traveling to Tel Aviv's Ben Guiron Airport after Hamas rocket strikes near airport.
Danielle Haynes
2 Christian aid organization workers killed in Afghanistan

2 Christian aid organization workers killed in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 24 (UPI) --Two foreign workers with International Assistance Mission were killed in western Afghanistan on Thursday.
JC Finley




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