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Bank of America moving London positions to Dublin over Brexit
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 21:18

Bank of America has become the latest American bank to disclose how it will retreat from London over Britain's impending departure from the European U...

At least 15 Afghan police officers killed in friendly fire airstrike
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:21

More than a dozen Afghanistan police officers were killed during an airstrike in the Helmand province on Friday. World News - UPI.com

90 hospitalized for severe intoxication at Chance the Rapper show in Hartford
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 13:19

Police issued 50 underage drinking citations and 90 people were hospitalized for excessive drinking at a concert by Chance the Rapper in Connecticut o...

Syrian army announces halt on fighting in Eastern Ghouta
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 11:22

The Syrian army announced an end to fighting in parts of Eastern Ghouta on Saturday. World News - UPI.com

More Seen
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 07:26

Notes on lifeby Liana FinckMore Seen was originally published in The Awl on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and...

Gov. Chris Christie signs bill raising N.J. smoking age to 21
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 04:39

Gov. Chris Christie's signature of legislation Friday puts New Jersey on the path toward becoming the third state to make 21 the legal minimum age to ...

Defense Secretary Mattis: 'I think Baghdadi is alive'
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 02:39

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he believes Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive. Top News - UPI.com

The Revolutionary Hope of George Romero’s ‘Land of the Dead’
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:30

It’s less celebrated, but worth revisitingWhen the obituaries for director George A. Romero — who died on Sunday, at age 77 — came out, ...

City in China punishing bad drivers with slogan shouting
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:23

Drivers in a southeastern Chinese city may be thinking twice about running a red light. World News - UPI.com

We Have Nothing Worse Than Death To Fear
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:18

What the Finnish word ‘sisu’ has meant, and what it means to me.Image: Crystal R. WilliamsIn March of 2016, a cartoon by New Yorker cartoonist D...

Palestinian Authority freezes contact with Israel
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:18

Muslim worshipers and Israeli police clashed Friday in Jerusalem's Old City after new security measures were put in place at the Al-Aqsa mosque. Worl...

Bethany Beach, Delaware, July 20, 2017
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:22

★★★ The early light through the window raised brilliant cobalt-blue highlights on the bathroom faucet. Surf boomed; gulls left footprints on the...

Judge OKs $11.2M Ashley Madison settlement
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:21

A federal judge approved a $ 11.2 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit against Ashley Madison after hackers accessed users' personal informa...

CIA director: Kim Jong Un is problem, not solution
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:20

CIA Director Mike Pompeo made his strongest statement yet regarding regime change in North Korea. Top News - UPI.com

Minneapolis police chief resigns after Australian woman's death
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 07:26

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges announced the resignation of police Chief Janee Harteau one week after the officer-involved shooting of an Australian w...

A Selection Of Heat Noises, In No Particular Order
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 05:21

Some suggestions for the obverse of ‘brr’Image: Roman KönigshoferWoofmeltingFMLhot afMan it’s a hot oneYowarr“ssss” to indicate sizzling....

Stop Cashing In On Turning 30
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 03:17

You had your chance five years ago, where were you then?Photo: AlanListen up, culture-industrial complex, 30th anniversaries ARE NOT A THING. You can...

Jared Kushner Hits the Campaign Trail
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:23

And shops at a Meijer in MichiganImage: Mike KalasnickThe KUSHNER FAMILY is taking an Uber to buy water and other supplies at a big box retailer. The...

Japan, Taiwan scramble fighters in response to Chinese bombers
  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:21

Japan and Taiwan scrambled fighter jets after China flew a squadron of strategic bombers over the western Pacific, according to a Taiwanese press repo...

The Politics of Pride in Brighton Beach
  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:19

Challenging homophobia in Russian-speaking BrooklynArtem Nevinchanyi leading the Brighton Pride parade. All photographs by Maria MamminaArtem Nevinch...

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