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French forces kill leader of al-Qaida in North Africa
World News // 10 hours ago
French forces kill leader of al-Qaida in North Africa
June 5 (UPI) -- French forces killed Abdelmalek Droukdel, the leader of al-Qaida in North Africa, France's Ministry of Defense said Friday.
World War II-era explosive found during yard work at Iceland home
Odd News // 12 hours ago
World War II-era explosive found during yard work at Iceland home
June 5 (UPI) -- The Icelandic Coast Guard said a team of explosives experts was dispatched to a home where a World War II era explosive was found by a person doing yard work.
Physical activity can predict heart disease risk in elderly, study shows
Health News // 13 hours ago
Physical activity can predict heart disease risk in elderly, study shows
June 5 (UPI) -- Assessing how much elderly people exercise may help determine their risk for heart disease, a study published Friday in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality and Outcomes has found.
British carmakers Bentley, Aston Martin, McLaren shedding jobs
World News // 14 hours ago
British carmakers Bentley, Aston Martin, McLaren shedding jobs
June 5 (UPI) -- British car giants Bentley, Aston Martin and McLaren have all announced staff cuts totaling almost 3,000 jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Scottish rail service interrupted by boar on the tracks
Odd News // 14 hours ago
Scottish rail service interrupted by boar on the tracks
June 5 (UPI) -- Railway service was held up on a route in Scotland when a wild boar wandered out onto the tracks, blocking the path of trains.
Wallet lost at Walmart returned with more than $5,000 still inside
Odd News // 14 hours ago
Wallet lost at Walmart returned with more than $5,000 still inside
June 5 (UPI) -- A British Columbia woman said she was overwhelmed with relief when a wallet she lost at a Walmart store was returned with its contents -- more than $5,000 in cash -- still intact.
Survey: African-Americans closely following coronavirus news
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Survey: African-Americans closely following coronavirus news
June 5 (UPI) -- African-Americans have been following news reports and other information about the coronavirus outbreak closer than any other racial or ethnic group, a new survey by the Pew Research Center said Friday.
Experts: COVID-19 has increased risks, costs for November election
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
Experts: COVID-19 has increased risks, costs for November election
June 5 (UPI) -- The election in November faces an increased threat of cyberattack as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and officials need to tighten security, experts said in a report Friday.
Woman, dog rescued from Massachusetts sewer
Odd News // 16 hours ago
Woman, dog rescued from Massachusetts sewer
June 5 (UPI) -- Firefighters in Massachusetts came to the rescue of a woman who chased her dog into an underground pipe and ended up stranded with the canine in the sewer.
Reports: Israeli warplanes target Syrian weapons lab, at least 9 killed
World News // 16 hours ago
Reports: Israeli warplanes target Syrian weapons lab, at least 9 killed
June 5 (UPI) -- At least nine people were killed in an Israeli airstrike on a suspected weapons lab and factory in Syria on Thursday, according to a Syrian non-governmental organization based in Britain.
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