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MMA fighter working at gas station takes out robbers in video

MMA fighter working at gas station takes out robbers in video

HOUSTON, July 29 (UPI) --MMA fighter Mayura Dissanyake takes out robbers while working at a Houston gas station and the whole thing was captured on video.
Evan Bleier
Russia, China to work on floating nuclear plants

Russia, China to work on floating nuclear plants

MOSCOW, July 29 (UPI) --A subsidiary of Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom said Tuesday it signed an agreement to build floating nuclear power plants with China.
Daniel J. Graeber
China's former security chief investigated in corruption probe

China's former security chief investigated in corruption probe

BEIJING, July 29 (UPI) --An investigation of retired domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang is underway, part of a broad corruption inquiry, the Chinese Communist Party announced.
Ed Adamczyk
44,000 marijuana plants discovered on massive Texas grow operation

44,000 marijuana plants discovered on massive Texas grow operation

POLK COUNTY, Texas, July 29 (UPI) --A man is in custody and another remains at large after Texas police busted a large-scale marijuana grow operation with over 40,000 plants in 13 separate fields.
Matt Bradwell
International Tiger Day celebrated July 29

International Tiger Day celebrated July 29

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) --Although International Tiger Day is today, July 29, the rapidly declining tiger population probably isn't a reason to roar but more of a cause to growl.
Evan Bleier
Beijing restaurant hires teenage girls to walk crabs down the street in promotional stunt

Beijing restaurant hires teenage girls to walk crabs down the street in promotional stunt

BEIJING, July 29 (UPI) --The Pirate King restaurant in Beijing has hired teenage girls to walk crabs down the street to drum up business and draw attention to its seafood menu.
Evan Bleier
BP frets over 'strategic objectives in Russia'

BP frets over 'strategic objectives in Russia'

LONDON, July 29 (UPI) --British energy company BP said Tuesday its second quarter profits soared, but any additional sanctions could impact "strategic objectives in Russia."
Daniel J. Graeber
John Walsh's new show leads police to suspect in just 8 days

John Walsh's new show leads police to suspect in just 8 days

NEW YORK, July 29 (UPI) --A suspect featured on the July 20 episode of John Walsh's "The Hunt" on CNN was tracked down and killed by police in New York City eight days later.
Evan Bleier
Judge rules against Donald Sterling, Shelly will sell Clippers to Steve Ballmer

Judge rules against Donald Sterling, Shelly will sell Clippers to Steve Ballmer

LOS ANGELES, July 29 (UPI) --A Superior Court judge ruled against Donald Sterling on Monday, clearing the way for wife Shelly to sell the L.A. Clippers to Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
Matt Bradwell
Playground, hospital hit as Gaza war escalates

Playground, hospital hit as Gaza war escalates

JERUSALEM, July 28 (UPI) --Explosions at a Palestinian playground and near a Gaza City hospital ended an informal pause in hostilities in Gaza Monday.
Ed Adamczyk
Governor tried, failed to live on minimum wage for a week, ran out of bologna

Governor tried, failed to live on minimum wage for a week, ran out of bologna

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) --Former Democratic governor of Ohio Ted Strickland tried to live on minimum wage for a week and ran out of money.
JC Sevcik
25,000 baby montiors sold at Amazon and Babies 'R' Us recalled for strangulation risk

25,000 baby montiors sold at Amazon and Babies 'R' Us recalled for strangulation risk

NORWOOD, Mass., July 28 (UPI) --Tens of thousands of high-end baby monitors made by Mayborn USA have been recalled for a strangulation risk associated with their power cords.
Matt Bradwell
FAA proposes $12 million fine for Southwest Airlines

FAA proposes $12 million fine for Southwest Airlines

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) --The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed Southwest Airlines pay a $12 million fine for undertaking repairs on aircraft that weren't up to regulations.
Ananth Baliga
Federal court strikes down Va. marriage ban

Federal court strikes down Va. marriage ban

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) --A federal appeals court in Virginia has struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, becoming the second appeals court to do so.
Gabrielle Levy




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