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Australian inmates escape from prison and then voluntarily return after getting drunk

Australian inmates escape from prison and then voluntarily return after getting drunk

DARWIN, Australia, July 28 (UPI) --Four inmates allegedly escaped from the Berrimah Jail in Darwin, and then returned to the facility voluntarily after getting drunk.
Evan Bleier
Zillow to acquire rival Trulia for $3.5 billion

Zillow to acquire rival Trulia for $3.5 billion

SEATTLE, July 28 (UPI) --Online real estate listings site Zillow has agreed to acquire rival Trulia for $3.5 billion, marking a major consolidation in the online real estate segment.
Ananth Baliga
Sarah Palin launches $100 per year subscription news network

Sarah Palin launches $100 per year subscription news network

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) --Former governor of Alaska and right-wing media darling Sarah Palin announced Sunday she plans to launch a subscription-based news site.
Matt Bradwell
Beachgoer killed when small plane crashes into him

Beachgoer killed when small plane crashes into him

VENICE, Fla., July 28 (UPI) --A father walking with his daughter on the beach in Florida was killed Sunday afternoon when a small plane crashed landed into the vacationing pair.
Matt Bradwell
Oil storage depot hit near Tripoli

Oil storage depot hit near Tripoli

TRIPOLI, Libya, July 28 (UPI) --The Libyan government said Monday it needed outside help to control new clashes in the capital, near where several oil storage tankers were hit by rocket fire.
Daniel J. Graeber
British shale gas opens up

British shale gas opens up

LONDON, July 28 (UPI) --The British government said Monday tapping into the country's shale natural gas reserves could bring substantial economic and environmental benefits.
Daniel J. Graeber
Recently replaced cables on Cedar Point ride snap, injuring two

Recently replaced cables on Cedar Point ride snap, injuring two

SANDUSKY, Ohio, July 28 (UPI) --Ohio amusement park Cedar Point had to close the world's tallest pendulum swing when one of its cables snapped, injuring two riders on Saturday.
Matt Bradwell
Pregnant woman shot, killed while admiring friend's gun collection

Pregnant woman shot, killed while admiring friend's gun collection

BROOKSVILLE , Fla., July 28 (UPI) --A five-months pregnant Florida woman, Katherine Lynn Hoover, was fatally shot while she was admiring the gun collection of a friend.
Evan Bleier
Japanese high school girl charged with dismembering classmate

Japanese high school girl charged with dismembering classmate

SASEBO, Japan, July 28 (UPI) --A Japanese high school girl has been arrested and charged with killing and dismembering a 15-year-old classmate in Sasebo.
Evan Bleier
MH17: Black box data shows plane hit by missile

MH17: Black box data shows plane hit by missile

DONETSK, Ukraine, July 27 (UPI) --European investigator says Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 black box data consistent with missile explosion.
Danielle Haynes
Seven injured by lightning in California

Seven injured by lightning in California

VENICE BEACH, Calif., July 27 (UPI) --Lightning strikes injure up to seven people in Venice Beach, Calif.
Danielle Haynes
Woody Allen says 'Magic in the Moonlight' was inspired by his interest in illusion

Woody Allen says 'Magic in the Moonlight' was inspired by his interest in illusion

NEW YORK, July 27 (UPI) --Filmmaker Woody Allen says his latest romantic comedy "Magic in the Moonlight" was inspired by one of his lifelong interests -- the art of illusion.
Karen Butler
Hamas agrees to 24-hour truce; U.N. appealing to Israel

Hamas agrees to 24-hour truce; U.N. appealing to Israel

JERUSALEM, July 27 (UPI) --After initially saying no, Hamas has agreed to a 24-hour cease-fire as the United Nations appeals to Israel.
Danielle Haynes
Yukos process isn't over, Lavrov says

Yukos process isn't over, Lavrov says

MOSCOW, July 28 (UPI) --A ruling in favor of former shareholders in defunct Russian oil company Yukos will be appealed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.
Daniel J. Graeber




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