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2 killed, 22 injured in plane crash at Russian airport
World News // 2 hours ago
2 killed, 22 injured in plane crash at Russian airport
June 27 (UPI) -- A Russian passenger plane attempting to make an emergency landing missed the runway and crashed into a building, killing two crew members, authorities said.
Police: U.S. woman killed by sharks while snorkeling in Bahamas
World News // 6 hours ago
Police: U.S. woman killed by sharks while snorkeling in Bahamas
June 26 (UPI) -- A 21-year-old woman from California was killed Wednesday after she was attacked by sharks while snorkeling in the Bahamas, local police said.
Documents show NSA over-collected phone data for a second time
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Documents show NSA over-collected phone data for a second time
June 26 (UPI) -- The National Security Agency's phone data collection program experienced a glitch that caused it to over-collect records, months after agreeing to purge records from a similar incident.
NATO considers extra exercises, surveillance if Russia doesn't destroy missiles
World News // 12 hours ago
NATO considers extra exercises, surveillance if Russia doesn't destroy missiles
June 26 (UPI) -- Defense ministers from NATO member countries are considering increasing military exercises and boosting intelligence as a response if Russia declines to destroy ground-launched missiles that violate a treaty.
Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers
June 26 (UPI) -- Hundreds of employees at Boston-based online furniture retailer Wayfair staged a walkout Wednesday over the company's decision to sell furniture to shelters for detained migrant children.
Senate passes border aid bill, rejects House version
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Senate passes border aid bill, rejects House version
June 26 (UPI) -- The Senate passed a border aid bill on Wednesday after rejecting a version passed by the House on Tuesday evening.
Sri Lankan president orders 4 executions, lifting 42-year moratorium
World News // 14 hours ago
Sri Lankan president orders 4 executions, lifting 42-year moratorium
June 26 (UPI) -- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena approved the executions of four drug offenders Wednesday, putting an end to the country's moratorium on the death penalty since 1976.
UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths
Health News // 15 hours ago
UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths
June 26 (UPI) -- About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures released Wednesday by the United Nations.
Many psoriasis patients seek alternative treatments, study shows
Health News // 15 hours ago
Many psoriasis patients seek alternative treatments, study shows
Patients with psoriasis typically begin using complementary or alternative medicine when traditional treatments don't help or cause unwanted side effects, a new survey says.
Malaysia creates task force to probe kidnappings blamed on police
World News // 15 hours ago
Malaysia creates task force to probe kidnappings blamed on police
June 26 (UPI) -- The Malaysian government created a special task force to reopen investigations into the kidnappings of two activists blamed on the country's police intelligence branch.
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