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Poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C.
U.S. News // 1 hour ago
Poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C.
July 17 (UPI) -- A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district.
Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney
U.S. News // 1 hour ago
Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney
July 17 (UPI) -- Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, and documents from the inquiry will soon be made public.
House set for vote on resolution to impeach Trump
U.S. News // 1 hour ago
House set for vote on resolution to impeach Trump
July 17 (UPI) -- In a week that's already seen a House resolution condemning President Donald Trump for tweets about four U.S. congresswomen, lawmakers will vote Wednesday on another that calls for his removal from office.
Driver leaving car wash hits gas, plunges into New Jersey river
Odd News // 2 hours ago
Driver leaving car wash hits gas, plunges into New Jersey river
July 17 (UPI) -- A driver accidentally slammed on the gas while leaving a New Jersey car wash and plunged into a nearby river.
Chinese man executed for avenging mother's murder
World News // 3 hours ago
Chinese man executed for avenging mother's murder
July 17 (UPI) -- A Chinese man who avenged the death of his mother was executed on Wednesday by order of the Supreme People's Court in Shaanxi Province.
Authorities seek baboon on the loose in South African city
Odd News // 3 hours ago
Authorities seek baboon on the loose in South African city
July 17 (UPI) -- Residents of Johannesburg, South Africa, are being warned to keep an eye out for a loose baboon that made its way to the city and has been spotted in populated areas.
Ex-South Korea president 'unable' to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker
World News // 3 hours ago
Ex-South Korea president 'unable' to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker
July 17 (UPI) -- Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sent condolences but was unable to pay his respects at the funeral parlor for a former lawmaker who was found dead on Tuesday.
Gunmen ambush Turkish diplomats inside Iraqi restaurant, killing one
World News // 4 hours ago
Gunmen ambush Turkish diplomats inside Iraqi restaurant, killing one
July 17 (UPI) -- A Turkish diplomat was shot and killed in a restaurant in the Kurdish region of Iraq Wednesday, the Turkish Foreign Ministry and media said.
Turkish court acquits 3 journalists of supporting terrorism
World News // 4 hours ago
Turkish court acquits 3 journalists of supporting terrorism
July 17 (UPI) -- A Turkish court acquitted three journalists Wednesday on charges of producing propaganda for a terrorist organization in connection with a 2016 incident.
Obesity may increase risk for MS in children
Health News // 5 hours ago
Obesity may increase risk for MS in children
Researchers say obese children have up to double the odds of developing multiple sclerosis, which they say is in line with studies showing obesity also increases risk in adults.
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