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Ford to lay off 7,000 white collar workers
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
Ford to lay off 7,000 white collar workers
May 20 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. said Monday it is planning to layoff white collar 7,000 workers, with 800 coming this summer -- most in the Detroit area.
China highlights Korean War in TV shows amid trade tensions
World News // 4 hours ago
China highlights Korean War in TV shows amid trade tensions
May 20 (UPI) -- China may be increasingly using entertainment media to control public perceptions of the United States
USDA recalls 2,000 pounds of hot dogs over metal concern
U.S. News // 5 hours ago
USDA recalls 2,000 pounds of hot dogs over metal concern
May 20 (UPI) -- A U.S. food company has issued a recall for 2,000 pounds of hot dogs over concerns they may contain bits of metal.
Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture
World News // 5 hours ago
Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture
May 20 (UPI) -- A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely use torture to subdue dissent.
U.N. study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan
World News // 6 hours ago
U.N. study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan
May 20 (UPI) -- Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday sustained efforts are still needed to weed out corruption there.
Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea
World News // 6 hours ago
Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea
May 20 (UPI) -- Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese lawmakers.
On day one, new Chicago mayor vows to fight gun violence
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
On day one, new Chicago mayor vows to fight gun violence
May 20 (UPI) -- Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city.
FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger
May 20 (UPI) -- Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments.
Robots suggest synchronized driverless cars may improve traffic flow
Science News // 7 hours ago
Robots suggest synchronized driverless cars may improve traffic flow
May 20 (UPI) -- New research suggests synchronized, driverless cars can relieve congestion and improve traffic flow by as much as 35 percent.
U.S., North Korea military officers hold 'friendly' conversations daily, report says
World News // 7 hours ago
U.S., North Korea military officers hold 'friendly' conversations daily, report says
May 20 (UPI) -- North Korea and U.S. military officers have exchanged phone calls at the Korean demilitarized zone.
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