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Dutch high court holds gov't partly liable for 1995 'Srebrenica massacre'
World News // 2 hours ago
Dutch high court holds gov't partly liable for 1995 'Srebrenica massacre'
July 19 (UPI) -- The Netherlands government was 10 percent responsible for the deaths of 350 people in the 1995 Srebrennica genocide in Bosnia, the Dutch Supreme Court ruled Friday.
PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death
July 19 (UPI) -- A former PhD candidate convicted of kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois student was sentenced to life in prison after the jury failed to make a unanimous decision, officials said.
South Korean man dies after setting fire to his car near Japanese Embassy
World News // 7 hours ago
South Korean man dies after setting fire to his car near Japanese Embassy
SEOUL, July 19 (UPI) -- A man in his 70s died after setting fire to his car as it was parked in front of a building housing the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said.
Chicago Police Board fires 4 officers for alleged cover-up of fatal shooting of black teenager
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
Chicago Police Board fires 4 officers for alleged cover-up of fatal shooting of black teenager
July 19 (UPI) -- The Chicago Police Board voted to fire a sergeant and three officers for their alleged roles in covering up the 2014 fatal police shooting of a black teenager.
Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions
July 18 (UPI) -- Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
EPA declines to ban pesticide linked to neurological issues in children
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
EPA declines to ban pesticide linked to neurological issues in children
July 18 (UPI) -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday declined to ban a widely used pesticide associated with neurological problems in children.
United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators'
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators'
July 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials for Iran's nuclear program.
13 Philadelphia police officers fired for social media posts
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
13 Philadelphia police officers fired for social media posts
July 18 (UPI) -- Thirteen Philadelphia police officers will be fired for making racial and violent social media posts, Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday.
Trump nominates Gene Scalia to be labor secretary
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Trump nominates Gene Scalia to be labor secretary
July 18 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor secretary.
FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness
July 18 (UPI) -- New York City Fire Department firefighter Richard Driscoll became the 200th member of the department to die of illness related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FDNY said Thursday.
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