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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 […]

SUV Crashes Into Bank

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 1 (UPI) — A sport utility vehicle crashed through the front doors of a bank in Rochester, N.Y., injuring five people, officials say. The SUV crashed through the glass doors of the Citizens Bank in Waring Plaza shortly after 9 a.m. EDT Monday morning, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reported. Rochester Police […]

Tropical Storm Emily Forms In Atlantic

MIAMI, Aug. 1 (UPI) — Tropical storm warnings were posted throughout a large portion of the Caribbean Sea Monday after Tropical Storm Emily formed in the Atlantic Ocean. At 7:30 p.m. EDT, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said the storm was located about 50 miles west-southwest of Dominica and about 565 miles southeast of […]

Sun, Heat A Risk For Cancer Patients

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 1 (UPI) — Because of their treatment, cancer patients are at higher risk from the sun so they should take precautions, U.S. physicians advise. “Cancer patients may be more at risk for sun damage because of their treatment,” Dr. Elizabeth Kvale, director of outpatient supportive care and survivorship at University of Alabama […]

Man Who Found $200 Convicted Of Stealing

PERTH, Australia, Aug. 1 (UPI) — An Australian man was convicted of stealing for picking up $200 on a casino floor, officials say. Adrian Lamonica-Miraglio, 22, was found guilty in Perth Magistrate’s Court Monday on one count of stealing, PerthNow.com reported. Lamonica-Miraglio, an apprentice refrigeration mechanic, was having drinks with friends at the Burswood Casino […]

New Material Mimics Human Soft Tissue

BALTIMORE, Aug. 1 (UPI) — Reserchers in Baltimore say they’re developing a new composite material that may someday restore damaged soft body tissues. The liquid material, a composite of biological and synthetic molecules, is injected under the skin and then “set” using light to form a more solid structure, a John Hopkins Medical Institutions release […]

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