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Senate Republicans block voting rights bill
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Senate Republicans block voting rights bill
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a voting rights bill that would have designated Election Day as a national holiday, among other measures.
Dow closes just short of record high as bitcoin surpasses $66,000
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Dow closes just short of record high as bitcoin surpasses $66,000
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 152.03 points, or 0.43%, to close at 35,609.34 just short of its record close on Wednesday as bitcoin hit a new record high.
Paris Hilton advocates for teen bill of rights in fight against treatment facilities
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Paris Hilton advocates for teen bill of rights in fight against treatment facilities
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- TV personality Paris Hilton visited Capitol Hill on Wednesday to push for legislation to reform the nation's facilities for troubled teenagers, sharing her own experience of living in such a treatment center.
Foreign policy experts call for new U.S. embassies in Pacific to counter China risk
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
Foreign policy experts call for new U.S. embassies in Pacific to counter China risk
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 -- To counter China's ascent in the Pacific, the United States needs a stronger commitment to existing programs and a renewed effort to enter into direct diplomatic ties throughout the region, experts testified Wednesday.
Venomous snake stows away from India to England in shipping container
Odd News // 15 hours ago
Venomous snake stows away from India to England in shipping container
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Staff from a British animal hospital were summoned to a local business to capture a highly venomous snake that stowed away in a shipping container from India.
Small businesses urge Congress to fix labor shortages, supply chain issues
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
Small businesses urge Congress to fix labor shortages, supply chain issues
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Executives representing small businesses from home construction to candy manufacturing told a House committee on Wednesday that supply chain disruptions and labor shortages are hampering their efforts to grow.
Couple in flooded India region float to wedding in a cooking pot
Odd News // 16 hours ago
Couple in flooded India region float to wedding in a cooking pot
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- An Indian couple living in a region that experienced severe flooding took an unusual vehicle to reach their wedding venue -- a cooking pot.
Texas woman seeks Guinness record with 78-foot homecoming mum
Odd News // 16 hours ago
Texas woman seeks Guinness record with 78-foot homecoming mum
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A Texas craft store owner is attempting to set a Guinness World Record with a 78-foot-long homecoming mum.
Investigators find apparent human remains in Brian Laundrie search
U.S. News // 16 hours ago
Investigators find apparent human remains in Brian Laundrie search
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Investigators found what appears to be human remains along with personal items Wednesday in a North Port, Fla., park in their search for Brian Laundrie, the FBI announced.
Husband of missing California woman Maya 'May' Millete arrested
U.S. News // 17 hours ago
Husband of missing California woman Maya 'May' Millete arrested
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Southern California authorities have arrested the husband of Maya "May" Millete nine months after her disappearance.
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