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Dead bodies floating in Burundi lake prompts investigation

Dead bodies floating in Burundi lake prompts investigation

BUJUMBURA, Burundi, Aug. 26 (UPI) --Authorities in Burundi have launched an investigation after recovering seven bodies wrapped in plastic that were floating in Lake Rweru near the Rwandan border.
JC Finley
SCRA wins re-compete for continued technology center management

SCRA wins re-compete for continued technology center management

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 26 (UPI) --SCRA will continue to manage the Navy Shipbuilding and Advanced Manufacturing of Center of Excellence.
Richard Tomkins
Craigslist killers plead guilty to thrill murder

Craigslist killers plead guilty to thrill murder

SUNBURY, Pa., Aug. 26 (UPI) --Accused Craigslist killers Miranda and Elytte Barbour pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering a man for thrills in Pennsylvania last year.
Gabrielle Levy
California man Douglas McCain killed fighting alongside Islamic State in Syria

California man Douglas McCain killed fighting alongside Islamic State in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria, Aug. 26 (UPI) --A 33-year-old American man named Douglas McCain from California allegedly traveled to Syria to fight as a jihadi, where he was killed last weekend.
JC Finley
Doris Lessing leaves books to Zimbabwe library

Doris Lessing leaves books to Zimbabwe library

HARARE, Zimbabwe, Aug. 26 (UPI) --Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing, who died in November, bequeathed her collection of 3,000 books to the Harare, Zimbabwe, library.
Ed Adamczyk
Gaza open-ended cease-fire begins in Gaza after 50 days of fighting

Gaza open-ended cease-fire begins in Gaza after 50 days of fighting

GAZA CITY, Gaza, Aug. 26 (UPI) --An indefinite cease-fire between Hamas and Israel went into effect Tuesday after the sides came to an agreement after weeks of halting negotiations.
Gabrielle Levy
Priest accused of sexual abuse loses immunity

Priest accused of sexual abuse loses immunity

VATICAN CITY, Aug. 26 (UPI) --Former Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, a former Vatican diplomat accused of child sexual abuse, has lost his diplomatic immunity.
Ed Adamczyk
P-8A Poseidon acquisitions move forward

P-8A Poseidon acquisitions move forward

CANBERRA, Australia, Aug. 26 (UPI) --The U.S. Navy has put into effect an advanced acquisition contract for Australia's procurement of Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft.
Richard Tomkins

Oregon lake searched for relatives of drowned boy

HILLSBORO, Ore., Aug. 26 (UPI) --A 3-year-old boy drowned in an Oregon lake, and police searched Tuesday for his missing family.
Frances Burns
French President Hollande announces new cabinet 24 hours after dissolving government

French President Hollande announces new cabinet 24 hours after dissolving government

PARIS, Aug. 26 (UPI) --French President Francois Hollande announced a new cabinet Tuesday, a day after dissolving the government following ministerial criticism of his leadership.
JC Finley
Teen gets up to 15 years for crash that killed his friends

Teen gets up to 15 years for crash that killed his friends

MINEOLA, N.Y., Aug. 26 (UPI) --A New York City teenager said he hates himself for the crash that killed four of his friends as he was sentenced Tuesday to five to 15 years.
Frances Burns
Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant owner liable in suicide, court says

Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant owner liable in suicide, court says

FUKUSHIMA, Japan, Aug. 26 (UPI) --A Fukushima, Japan, court ruled Tuesday a power plant owner is liable for a woman's suicide, prompted by the 2011 nuclear plant meltdown.
Ed Adamczyk
Fight over passenger's Knee Defender led to emergency landing

Fight over passenger's Knee Defender led to emergency landing

CHICAGO, Aug. 26 (UPI) --A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Chicago after two passengers fought over a device used to block reclining seats, officials said.
Frances Burns
Special prosecutor appointed for Ohio Walmart shooting

Special prosecutor appointed for Ohio Walmart shooting

CINCINNATI, Aug. 26 (UPI) --A veteran Cincinnati prosecutor was named Tuesday to investigate the death of a man shot by police as he held a BB gun in a Walmart.
Frances Burns
Australia enhancing its military's GPS capabilities

Australia enhancing its military's GPS capabilities

CANBERRA, Australia, Aug. 26 (UPI) --The Australian government has approved a project to upgrade its military's global positioning system capability and its protection against jamming.
Richard J. Tomkins
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