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Suspected Islamic State member arrested in California for murder of Iraqi cop
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Suspected Islamic State member arrested in California for murder of Iraqi cop
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A suspected Islamic State member who attempted to get refugee status in California was arrested for a 2014 murder in Iraq, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.
Shark attacks man at Cape Cod beach
U.S. News // 5 hours ago
Shark attacks man at Cape Cod beach
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts man was bit by a shark at a Cape Cod beach on Wednesday.
German Cabinet approves third gender option
World News // 8 hours ago
German Cabinet approves third gender option
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The German government on Wednesday approved a third gender option on official documents, allowing people to register as "divers."
Boat sinks in Sudan, drowning 24 children, 1 woman
World News // 9 hours ago
Boat sinks in Sudan, drowning 24 children, 1 woman
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- At least 24 children and one woman in Sudan drowned when a boat taking them to a school sank near the Nile as the engine broke down amid heavy rains and wind.
New Haven, Conn., sees over 30 synthetic marijuana overdoses in one day
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
New Haven, Conn., sees over 30 synthetic marijuana overdoses in one day
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- More than 30 overdoses of suspected synthetic marijuana prompted a public health alert on Wednesday in New Haven, Conn.
Explosion at Kabul secondary school kills dozens
World News // 10 hours ago
Explosion at Kabul secondary school kills dozens
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- An explosion at a secondary education facility in Kabul left at least 48 people dead Wednesday, Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health said.
Liquor importer Constellation buys $4B stake in Canadian pot grower
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Liquor importer Constellation buys $4B stake in Canadian pot grower
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Beer and liquor importer Constellation Brands announced a $4 billion investment in Canadian marijuana grower Canopy Growth Corp. on Wednesday.
New Zealand bans foreigners from buying existing houses
World News // 11 hours ago
New Zealand bans foreigners from buying existing houses
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- To curb immigration and control housing prices, New Zealand has passed a law banning non-resident foreigners from purchasing properties there.
U.S. sanctions companies, individual for violating North Korean shipping bans
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
U.S. sanctions companies, individual for violating North Korean shipping bans
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury implemented sanctions on Chinese, Russian and Singaporean shipping firms Wednesday for violating U.N. trade restrictions with North Korea.
Girl, 6, buys $350 worth of toys on mom's Amazon account
Odd News // 11 hours ago
Girl, 6, buys $350 worth of toys on mom's Amazon account
Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A Utah 6-year-old used her mother's Amazon account to secretly buy $350 worth of toys and ended up donating them to a children's hospital.
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