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U.S. Issues Alert For CAR

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) — Armed bandits and militia groups pose a danger to U.S. nationals traveling in the Central African Republic, the U.S. State Department warned. U.S. citizens in the Central African Republic are advised by the State Department to avoid all but necessary travel outside the capital city Bangui. The State Department warns […]

Pemex Now 4th Place As Global Oil Producer

MEXICO CITY, July 29 (UPI) — After almost 13 years as the third largest producer in the world, Mexico’s Petroleos Mexicanos has dropped into fourth place. Venezuela’s state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., more commonly referred to by its acronym PDVSA, claimed third place. Petroleos Mexicanos — Pemex — was regulated to the No. […]

Court Rules Canada Out Of Tobacco Suits

OTTAWA, July 29 (UPI) — The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday the federal government cannot be a defendant in a class action lawsuit over smoking-related illnesses and deaths. The nine judges were unanimous in their decision that tobacco companies alone could be named in lawsuits filed by the four provincial governments of British Columbia, […]

Flat-screen TVs Improve Their Energy Use

LONDON, July 29 (UPI) — Flat-screen TVs are greener than the cathode ray tubes they replaced and have cut their electricity consumption by more than half, U.K. energy campaigners say. Technology advances have allowed flat-screen TVs, long criticized by environmentalists for their power consumption, to cut their average energy use by 60 percent since 2006, […]

Body Matches Description Of Missing Mariha Smith

DETROIT, July 29 (UPI) — Detroit investigators say they’re awaiting DNA test results to determine whether a young girl’s body is that of a 5-year-old missing since Sunday. The family of Mariha Trenice Smith has been searching her west side neighborhood, posting fliers, asking about her whereabouts and yelling her name, the Detroit News reported. […]

EU Worried About ‘ghosts’ In Kosovo

BRUSSELS, July 29 (UPI) — The “ghosts of the past” are trying to rekindle the violence between Kosovo and Serbia and it must stop, the president of the European Parliament said. Fighting broke out Monday after the government in Pristina ordered troops to set up border check points in the mostly Serb populated regions in […]

Wage Cuts Imposed On Detroit School Staff

DETROIT, July 29 (UPI) — Detroit public school employees will have their wages and benefits cut by $81 million in August, the district’s emergency manager said Friday. Roy Roberts announced that all 10,000 workers in the district, including those in unions, will take a 10 percent pay cut starting Aug. 23 and will be charged […]

Panel Makes Nuclear Waste Recommendations

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) — A commission studying alternatives to plans for a nuclear waste repository in Nevada will recommend at least one new site, sources told The Washington Post. The commission, set up by President Obama in January 2010, will urge setting up a new site to store waste from U.S. nuclear power plants, […]

Al-Shabaab Can Hit U.S., Panel Finds

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) — Somali terrorist group al-Shabaab has an active recruitment network in the United States, posing a significant threat to the country, a U.S. panel determined. The FBI this month announced a Minnesota man admitted to having a role in a plan to recruit Somali men to travel to the country and […]

Default Could Spell Chaos For States, Too

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) — As the U.S. heads for possible default within days, the effects on states would depend on which bills the Treasury pays, an analysis shows. States rely on federal aid for one-third of their budgets — mostly funding for Medicaid, welfare, education and transportation, Stateline.org reports. If the federal government runs […]

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