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Arab League Summit kicks off in Kuwait

Arab League Summit kicks off in Kuwait

March 25 (UPI) -- The 25th Arab League summit is underway in Kuwait. This year's theme for the two-day conference is "Solidarity for a Better Future."
JC Finley
Big Bang discovery opens up possibility of multiverse

Big Bang discovery opens up possibility of multiverse

March 21 (UPI) -- After the recent discovery that substantiates the Big Bang theory, scientists are now looking at the possibility of the multiverse -- universes other than ours.
Aileen Graef
Bernie Sanders for president?

Bernie Sanders for president?

BURLINGTON, Vt., March 6 (UPI) -- Bernie Sanders isn't saying he's running for president. But he's not ruling the idea out, either.
Gabrielle Levy

Commission president warns Scotland joining EU may be difficult

BRUSSELS, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said it would be very difficult for an independent Scotland to join the European Union.

Man attacked and killed by tiger in Indian national park

DEHRADUN, India, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A person was killed by a tiger in Uttarakhand, India, raising the number of tiger deaths in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to nine in six weeks, officials said.

White House expects timely NSA reform

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The White House said U.S. President Obama expects national security reform "in the time line he's set," despite a report officials doubt it can be done in time.

Cheerios to ditch genetically modified ingredients

Jan. 3 (UPI) -- General Mills said the change is "not about safety."
Kate Stanton
Original Cheerios to be produced without GMOs

Original Cheerios to be produced without GMOs

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- General Mills announced it has started producing original Cheerios free of genetically modified organisms after a year of research and investment.

Man spots Virgin Mary on tie-dye shirt

SUNCOAST, Fla., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- A Florida man said he was shocked to discover an image of the Virgin Mary over the heart area of a homemade tie-dye T-shirt.

98 voters in 209-member household head to India polls

KOLKATA, India, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The head of India's largest household said election days are a trial for the family of 209, which includes 98 voting-eligible adults.
WSJ: Only 50,000 signed up through HealthCare.gov

WSJ: Only 50,000 signed up through HealthCare.gov

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Fewer than 50,000 people got insurance through the botched U.S. HealthCare.gov website, less than 1/10 of White House forecasts, The Wall Street Journal said.
The Issue: Supporters want immigration reform back in the limelight

The Issue: Supporters want immigration reform back in the limelight

The federal government shutdown, worry about the U.S. government reaching its borrowing limit, Syria and world events have pushed immigration reform to the back burner for awhile.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Pakistani officials optimistic about Iranian pipeline plans

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Pakistan is optimistic about the prospects of getting its end of a natural gas pipeline from Iran completed, an official said.

Anglican church in Wales approves elevating women as bishops

LAMPETER, Wales, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The Anglican Church in Wales voted Thursday to join the Church of Ireland and the Scottish Episcopal Church in consecrating women as bishops.

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Ban demands immediate probe of Syria nerve gas

DAMASCUS, Syria, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The deadly assault in Syria that bore hallmarks of a chemical-weapons attack must be investigated immediately, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday.

Gates says critics have 'cartoonish' view of military

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said critics of the lack of response to the attack on the Libyan consulate had a "cartoonish" view of the military.
Senate Judiciary Committee delays hearing on immigration bill

Senate Judiciary Committee delays hearing on immigration bill

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- A U.S. Senate panel delayed a hearing on immigration reform to allow senators time to read the bipartisan bill awaiting introduction, an aide said Monday.
Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi' cleans up at Oscars

Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi' cleans up at Oscars

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Taiwan-born filmmaker Ang Lee admits he faced major hurdles in adapting Yann Martel's fantasy novel "Life of Pi," which ultimately won four Oscars Sunday.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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28 dead after Connecticut massacre

28 dead after Connecticut massacre

NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Adam Lanza killed his mother Friday, then went to the Newtown, Conn., grade school where she taught and killed 26 people, 20 of them children, police said.

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Lisbon treaty faces more delays

LONDON, June 18 (UPI) -- Diplomats say problems in the Czech Republic and Poland make it unlikely they can ratify the Lisbon treaty ahead of October's European Union summit.

Slovenian nuke incident sends mixed signals

BERLIN, June 5 (UPI) -- On Wednesday officials in Slovenia shocked the European Union with what seemed to be a rather serious accident in the country's only nuclear power plant, but a day later officials were backtracking.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Energy Correspondent

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