Personal Liberty Digest™ will be upgraded this weekend to reflect a dynamic new look and mobile-friendly viewing to enhance your experience! Plus, we'll be providing even more of the compelling content you've come to expect, delivered in a whole new way!

  Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

UPI - United Press International, Inc. Archive

UPI - United Press International, Inc.

UPI - United Press International, Inc. Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide. Email this author.


Montana Breathes Easier After Oil Spill

HELENA, Mont., Aug. 5 (UPI) — Most of the more toxic components of oil from a July oil spill in the Yellowstone River have evaporated already, Montana’s governor said. Around 1,200 barrels of oil were released from Exxon Mobil’s Silvertip pipeline into the Yellowstone River near Billings, Mont., in early July. Flood waters slowed cleanup […]

Teen Buried In Sand More Than 30 Minutes

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 5 (UPI) — Emergency responders in California said a teenager who spent more than 30 minutes trapped in a collapsed sand hole was rescued uninjured. The Newport Beach Fire Department said the boy and a group of friends were attempting to dig a tunnel in the sand at the beach Wednesday […]

Protesters Snub Assad Decree; Scores Dead

HAMA, Syria, Aug. 5 (UPI) — Syria’s resistance rejected President Bashar Assad’s decree permitting opposition parties and dozens more civilians were reported killed by security forces. Assad’s decree grants citizens the right to establish political parties with the aim of contributing to political life “through peaceful and democratic means,” the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency […]

Senate Poised To Restore All FAA Services

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) — A short-term deal to end a 14-day partial U.S. Federal Aviation Administration shutdown puts 74,000 people back to work, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said. The agreement, which the Senate was to approve at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, “does not resolve the important differences that still remain,” Reid, D-Nev., said […]

BBC Reporter Spots UFO Over England

COTTERED, England, Aug. 5 (UPI) — A BBC journalist said he spotted a UFO hovering over a field in the English countryside while driving to an airport in the early morning. Mike Sewell, a sports journalist for the BBC, said he was driving through Cottered, England, to the Stansted Airport at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday when […]

European Markets Plunge After Asian Rout

FRANKFURT, Germany, Aug. 5 (UPI) — European stocks plunged a second day Friday and Asian shares nosedived as deep economic-growth fears reached fever pitch ahead of a key U.S. jobs report. British, German and French stock-market indexes fell more than 1 percent in early morning trading after closing down 3.5 percent to 4 percent Thursday […]

Obama To Offer Tax Credit For Hiring Vets

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) — Spurring U.S. companies to hire veterans can help men and women returning from war zones move into routine civilian jobs, a senior White House adviser said. “The president feels that our veterans … deserve all the support that we as a country can give them to find new careers,” a […]

Military Cooperation Discussed

MOSCOW, Aug. 5 (UPI) — Visiting Gen. Chen Bingde, chief of the general staff of the Chinese military, discussed advancing military cooperation with Russia, state media said. Chen held discussions with Russian Defense Minister Anatoli Serdyukov in Moscow, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported. Chen said military relations between the two countries were in good […]

Teens Get Prison For Gang Killing

LONDON, Aug. 5 (UPI) — Three teenagers were given life sentences Thursday for leading a gang attack on a schoolboy who was stabbed and killed in South London. A judge at the Old Bailey said Dale Green must serve at least 15 years for killing Nicholas Pearton, while Lamarr Gordon was ordered to serve 14 […]

Body Appearance Important For Older Adults

WACO, Texas, Aug. 5 (UPI) — Body appearance satisfaction may be more important for younger people, especially women, but it is still important among older adults, U.S. researchers say. Study author Dr. Renee Umstattd, assistant professor of health education at Baylor University, and colleagues found that as men and women age, there is a shift […]

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.