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Iran Minister: U.S. Detainees May Go Free

TEHRAN, Aug. 6 (UPI) — Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said Saturday he hopes two American nationals imprisoned in Tehran will be released soon. Salehi said judicial authorities in Iran were examining Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer’s case in a fair manner, Voice of America reported. Salehi said he believes authorities “will proceed in […]

City In China Ends Ban On Dogs

JIANGMEN, China, Aug. 6 (UPI) — The city of Jiangmen, China, has repealed its total ban on dogs after only nine days but still bars them in public areas, officials say. The local ordinance was approved in June, and went into effect July 26, Xinhua reported. The regulation, which banned residents from having dogs within […]

Vallejo, Calif., To Exit Bankruptcy

VALLEJO, Calif., Aug. 6 (UPI) — After almost three years, the city of Vallejo, Calif., has been approved to come of out Chapter 9 federal bankruptcy, officials say. Judge Michael McManus of U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved Vallejo’s debt-restructuring plan in the Eastern District of California Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported. “I’m pleased how things […]

Police Cars Set On Fire At London Protest

LONDON, Aug. 6 (UPI) — Two police cars were set on fire in London Saturday during a demonstration to protest the shooting death of a young man by police, police said. A crowd estimated at 300 people gathered in Tottenham, north London, to demand justice for the man’s death, Sky News reported. The BBC reported […]

300,000 Join Israeli Housing Protests

JERUSALEM, Aug. 6 (UPI) — About 300,000 people around Israel joined protests Saturday against the government’s housing policy and the high cost of living in the country. The turnout was about twice what it was July 30, The Jerusalem Post reported. The biggest rally was in Tel Aviv, where the crowd was estimated at 280,000. […]

Tymoshenko Arrest Angers Opposition

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 6 (UPI) — An opposition leader in the Ukrainian Parliament called Saturday for an emergency session on the arrest of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. The arrest during a court hearing Friday also has been criticized internationally, RIA Novosti reported. Mukola Tomenko, the vice speaker of Parliament said Ukraine is in a […]

Boehner: S&P Sent Dems ‘wake-up Call’

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) — U.S. House Speaker John Boehner called Standard & Poor’s decision to downgrade the U.S. credit rating “a wake-up call” for the Democratic Party. The Ohio Republican said Friday his party has been willing to tackle the country’s debt problem, The Hill reported. “Republicans have listened to the voices of the […]

Polish Farmer-politician Takes Own Life

WARSAW, Poland, Aug. 6 (UPI) — Andrzej Lepper, a populist Polish politician whose career ended in a sex scandal, was found hanged in his office in an apparent suicide. Police discovered the body Friday, the Warsaw Business Journal reported. Lepper, a former pig farmer, deputy prime minister, minister of agriculture and leader of the Self-Defense […]

Opposition Snubs Cyprus President

NICOSIA, Cyprus, Aug. 6 (UPI) — Cypriot President Demetris Christofias tried to revitalize his government and reach out to the opposition but was left with a new Cabinet much like the old one. Kikis Kazamias, a former member of the European Court of Auditors, was added to the Cabinet as finance minister Friday, The New […]

1 Of 3 Bodies Recovered From Vernal Falls

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., Aug. 6 (UPI) — The U.S. National Park Service said Saturday the body of one of three hikers swept over Yosemite’s Vernal Falls on July 19 has been recovered. Yosemite Rangers and search-and-rescue personnel found the body of Hormiz David, 22, of Modesto, Calif., Friday afternoon about 240 feet from the […]

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