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Authorities seek baboon on the loose in South African city
Odd News // 2 hours ago
Authorities seek baboon on the loose in South African city
July 17 (UPI) -- Residents of Johannesburg, South Africa, are being warned to keep an eye out for a loose baboon that made its way to the city and has been spotted in populated areas.
Ex-South Korea president 'unable' to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker
World News // 2 hours ago
Ex-South Korea president 'unable' to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker
July 17 (UPI) -- Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sent condolences but was unable to pay his respects at the funeral parlor for a former lawmaker who was found dead on Tuesday.
Gunmen ambush Turkish diplomats inside Iraqi restaurant, killing one
World News // 2 hours ago
Gunmen ambush Turkish diplomats inside Iraqi restaurant, killing one
July 17 (UPI) -- A Turkish diplomat was shot and killed in a restaurant in the Kurdish region of Iraq Wednesday, the Turkish Foreign Ministry and media said.
Turkish court acquits 3 journalists of supporting terrorism
World News // 3 hours ago
Turkish court acquits 3 journalists of supporting terrorism
July 17 (UPI) -- A Turkish court acquitted three journalists Wednesday on charges of producing propaganda for a terrorist organization in connection with a 2016 incident.
Obesity may increase risk for MS in children
Health News // 3 hours ago
Obesity may increase risk for MS in children
Researchers say obese children have up to double the odds of developing multiple sclerosis, which they say is in line with studies showing obesity also increases risk in adults.
Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal
World News // 4 hours ago
Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal
July 17 (UPI) -- After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in about three years.
EU investigating Amazon's use of vendor data
World News // 4 hours ago
EU investigating Amazon's use of vendor data
July 17 (UPI) -- The European Commission announced Wednesday it has opened an antitrust investigation into whether U.S. retail giant Amazon uses sensitive vendor data to gain a competitive advantage.
WTO rules China could sanction U.S. over Obama-era tariffs
World News // 5 hours ago
WTO rules China could sanction U.S. over Obama-era tariffs
July 17 (UPI) -- The United States is in breach of a World Trade Organization ruling and is subject to sanctions from China unless it removes certain tariffs against Beijing, the international trade body ruled Wednesday.
Sudan's ruling military, opposition sign power-sharing agreement
World News // 7 hours ago
Sudan's ruling military, opposition sign power-sharing agreement
July 17 (UPI) -- Sudan's ruling military council and pro-democracy opposition have signed a power-sharing agreement after months of debate over the formation of a transitional government and violent protests.
Police arrest Louisiana man for death of 75-year-old Baton Rouge community organizer
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
Police arrest Louisiana man for death of 75-year-old Baton Rouge community organizer
July 17 (UPI) -- Police have arrested a Louisiana man for the killing of a 75-year-old community organizer who was found dead last week in the trunk of her car.
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