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.


Alleged Marriage Scam Operator Arrested

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 2 (UPI) — Federal officials arrested a man in Sacramento who is allegedly the mastermind behind a bogus marriage scheme, authorities say. Sergey Potepalov was arrested last week on immigration fraud charges, The Sacramento Bee reported Monday. Potepalov allegedly received tens of thousands of dollars from Russian and eastern European nationals for setting […]

Missing Prosecutor Declared Dead

BELLEFONTE, Pa., Aug. 2 (UPI) — A Pennsylvania district attorney who vanished six years ago has been declared legally dead. The ruling last week on Ray Gricar allows the missing man’s daughter to settle his estate but does not end speculation about what happened in April 2005, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sunday. Gricar, who was […]

Mounties Hunt Suspect In Brutal Assault

PENTICTON, British Columbia, Aug. 2 (UPI) — Mounties in British Columbia are working with police forces nationwide on a manhunt for a man suspected of a brutal assault, officials say. David Wesley Bobbitt, 35, is charged with the attempted murder of a 22-year-old woman who was found Sunday morning, tied up and savagely beaten inside […]

Ford Issuing Major Recall

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 1 (UPI) — Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 1 million pickup trucks because a fire hazard related to corrosion, the automaker said Monday. Road salt in colder climates causes corrosion on straps that hold the fuel tank in place, which can potentially lead to a fire should the tank slip […]

Woman Falls, Dies In Yosemite

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., Aug. 1 (UPI) — A hiker from San Ramon, Calif., fell hundreds of feet to her death while descending Yosemite’s Half Dome, officials say. The emergency communications center at the park received a 911 call about noon PDT Sunday, informing them a climber slipped from the cables leading up to Half […]

China Defense Ministry Web Site Opens

BEIJING, Aug. 1 (UPI) — China’s Ministry of National Defense has begun operating its official Web site, saying it will help modernize China’s armed forces and promote transparency. The start-up of the site www.mod.gov.cn was part of the 84th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army, the official Xinhua news agency reported. A […]

22 Debt Bill Protesters Arrested

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) — U.S. Capitol Police arrested 22 protesters Monday for disrupting the House of Representatives’ debt-ceiling debate. Police spokeswoman Kimberly Schneider said the noisy protesters in the visitors’ gallery were taken into custody about 3:20 p.m. EDT and cited with “disruption of Congress,” The Wall Street Journal reported. The protesters expressed disapproval […]

Nicotine Protects Against Parkinson’s

PARIS, Aug. 1 (UPI) — Nicotine protects the brain from Parkinson’s disease, researchers in Paris found. Study co-author Patrick P. Michel of the Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epiniere, Hopital de la Salpetriere, in Paris, says to make this discovery, scientists used mice genetically engineered without a specific nicotine receptor — the alpha-7 […]

Doctors Warn Of Hot Dogs Via Billboard

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) — A U.S. physicians’ group sponsored a billboard near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway warning NASCAR Sprint Cup fans “Hot dogs can wreck your health.” The billboard shows an image of hot dogs sticking out of a cigarette pack with the skull and crossbones and “Warning: Hot dogs can wreck your health.” […]

Fire Destroys Campaign HQ In Wis.

LA CROSSE, Wis., Aug. 1 (UPI) — Fire officials in La Crosse, Wis., said they were investigating a fire that destroyed six apartments, a warehouse and a political advocacy group headquarters. The fire Saturday destroyed the La Crosse offices of We Are Wisconsin 10 days before a Wisconsin state Senate recall election, the La Crosse […]

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.