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New York Post defies #ISISMediablackout with graphic James Foley cover

New York Post defies #ISISMediablackout with graphic James Foley cover

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Following the apparent death of journalist James Foley, members of the media urged a self-imposed blackout on the images purporting to show his execution.
Gabrielle Levy
Mo'ne Davis becomes first Little League player to make cover of Sports Illustrated

Mo'ne Davis becomes first Little League player to make cover of Sports Illustrated

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Taney Dragons pitcher and Little League World Series star Mo'ne Davis is the first Little Leaguer to earn the coveted title of Sports Illustrated cover athlete.
Matt Bradwell
Chris Christie flips at town hall attendee over Bruce Springsteen

Chris Christie flips at town hall attendee over Bruce Springsteen

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- If there's one thing Chris Christie won't stand for, it's someone challenging his love for Bruce Springsteen.
Gabrielle Levy
Foreign press ridicules U.S. police tactics in Ferguson

Foreign press ridicules U.S. police tactics in Ferguson

MOSCOW, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Derision, aimed at police tactics in Ferguson, Mo., is coming from nations with strong authoritarian backgrounds and weak histories of human rights protection.
Ed Adamczyk
Last hostages freed, suspects arrested in Harvey, Ill.

Last hostages freed, suspects arrested in Harvey, Ill.

HARVEY, Ill., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A standoff in a Chicago-area house ended Wednesday when an armored car was used to break down the door, police said.
Frances Burns
A casualty of Ukraine crisis: beer sales

A casualty of Ukraine crisis: beer sales

COPENHAGEN , Denmark, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A report from Danish brewer Carlsberg Group said sale of its beer in Russia and Ukraine declined in the second quarter of 2014.
Ed Adamczyk
Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for ex J. Howard Marshall's millions

Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for ex J. Howard Marshall's millions

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- An Orange Country District Court has blocked Anna Nicole Smith's estate's last attempt to get $44 million from her ex-husband's son E. Pierce Marshall's estate.
Veronica Linares
Group tweaks Westboro Baptist Church with 'God Loves Gays' campaign

Group tweaks Westboro Baptist Church with 'God Loves Gays' campaign

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- "God" has spoken: He loves gays, and he's putting it on a billboard.
Gabrielle Levy
New research explains insomnia prevalence among elderly

New research explains insomnia prevalence among elderly

BOSTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- As part of a recent study, a group neurologists have pinpointed specific inhibitory neurons related to sleep.
Brooks Hays
Record rainfall triggers landslides in Japan; at least 27 dead

Record rainfall triggers landslides in Japan; at least 27 dead

TOKYO, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Heavy rain triggered landslides in western Japan on Wednesday, killing at least 27 people.
JC Finley
Stephanie Jacobsen joins cast of 'NCIS'

Stephanie Jacobsen joins cast of 'NCIS'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Australian actress Stephanie Jacobson is joining the cast of CBS police drama 'NCIS' as Special Agent Leia Pendergast.
Veronica Linares
Father of 'affluenza' teen charged with impersonating cop

Father of 'affluenza' teen charged with impersonating cop

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Fred Couch, whose son became notorious as a victim of "affluenza," has been charged in a Fort Worth, Texas, suburb with impersonating a police officer.
Frances Burns
U.N. aid delivery to northern Iraq 'largest single aid push' in over a decade

U.N. aid delivery to northern Iraq 'largest single aid push' in over a decade

ERBIL, Iraq, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- On Wednesday, the United Nations delivered its biggest aid shipment in more than a decade to northern Iraq.
JC Finley
Endangered bats find sanctuary in Vermont power plant

Endangered bats find sanctuary in Vermont power plant

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Some 200 mouse-eared bats have made their home in Green Mountain Power's hydro power facility in Middlebury, Vermont.
Brooks Hays
Oscar Pistorius' brother makes 'miraculous' recovery after car crash

Oscar Pistorius' brother makes 'miraculous' recovery after car crash

PRETORIA, South Africa, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Carl Pistorius, brother of Paralympian-turned-murder suspect Oscar Pistorius, has made a "miraculous recovery" following a head-on car crash earlier this month.
Gabrielle Levy
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