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Second look confirms moderate U.S. economic growth in 2019
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
Second look confirms moderate U.S. economic growth in 2019
Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The Commerce Department said the domestic economy grew moderately over the last three months of 2019 -- slightly more than 2 percent -- amid challenges for the rest of 2020 linked to the global spread of COVID-19.
South Koreans sue Shincheonji for embezzlement, violation of law
World News // 3 hours ago
South Koreans sue Shincheonji for embezzlement, violation of law
Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A South Korean civic group is suing Shincheonji, the secretive religious group that is being widely blamed for the massive outbreak of the new strain of coronavirus.
British court blocks Heathrow Airport expansion on climate grounds
World News // 3 hours ago
British court blocks Heathrow Airport expansion on climate grounds
Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A London court on Thursday blocked expansion at Heathrow Airport to add another runway, because the plans have failed to take into account how they might affect Britain's commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement.
U.S. lifts sanctions against Israeli general over South Sudan arms
World News // 4 hours ago
U.S. lifts sanctions against Israeli general over South Sudan arms
Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury has lifted sanctions against a former Israeli general that were imposed amid accusations that he supplied weapons to both the South Sudan government and rebels.
Malaysian king lets lawmakers determine next prime minister
World News // 4 hours ago
Malaysian king lets lawmakers determine next prime minister
Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The Malaysian Parliament will meet next week to determine the nation's new prime minister following a week of political turmoil, interim leader Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday.
Britain says it could walk away from EU talks this summer
World News // 5 hours ago
Britain says it could walk away from EU talks this summer
Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The British government said Thursday it will walk away from Brexit trade talks with the European Union in June if the two sides fail to make significant process toward an agreement.
Vaping may increase risk for oral infections, inflammation
Health News // 10 hours ago
Vaping may increase risk for oral infections, inflammation
Vaping alters the natural bacteria found in the mouth, leaving e-cigarette users more vulnerable to oral infections and inflammation, a new study reports.
ADL: Right-wing extremists killed 38 people in 2019
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
ADL: Right-wing extremists killed 38 people in 2019
Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The vast majority of domestic extremist-related killings in the United States last year were committed by right-wing extremists, according to a new report from the Anti-Defamation League.
Study: If parents eat vegetables, kids eat vegetables
Health News // 12 hours ago
Study: If parents eat vegetables, kids eat vegetables
If parents want their children to eat their fruit and vegetables, mothers and fathers must set an example by doing the same thing, Finnish researchers say.
5 alleged white supremacists arrested for targeting journalists
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
5 alleged white supremacists arrested for targeting journalists
Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Federal officers have arrested five alleged members of the white supremacist group Atomwaffen Division across the country on charges of conspiring to harass and intimidate journalists and activists.
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