Dec. 9 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are en route to Johannesburg, South Africa for the Tuesday memorial service of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who passed away last Thursday at the age of 95.
Dec. 9 (UPI) -- 23-year-old Jennifer Grout from Massachusetts took the Middle Eastern televised talent show "Arabs Got Talent" by storm, impressing judges and audiences alike with her renditions of Arab songs, and made it to the final round Saturday night before losing out to Syrian dance troupe Sima.
Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Nearly a year after Jenni Rivera and six others were killed in a plane crash in northern Mexico, investigating authorities have determined the pilot was too old to have a license and the plane was not safe to fly.
Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Apple, Google and other U.S. technology giants urged the government Monday to control its highly controversial snooping activities and reform the NSA, with international trade and overseas expansion a concern for the growth of the companies sponsoring reform efforts.
Dic. 9 (UPI) -- LeAnn Rimes teamed up with Rob Thomas and Jeff Beck in her latest single "Gasoline and Matches" and the video for the track, which was released Friday, was filmed entirely with an iPhone.
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