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Bloomberg To Use Own Funds For Aid Program

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will kick in $30 million of his own money to help fund changes in how the city interacts with at-risk youth, officials said. The program would overhaul how the government works with young black and Latino men — a disproportionately undereducated, incarcerated and unemployed […]

Vietnam Receives Patrol Aircraft

PARIS, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Vietnam’s marine police have taken delivery of the first of three Airbus Military C212-400 light STOL aircraft. The C212-400 incorporates the latest systems and technologies, such as a Flight Management System and will be used primarily for maritime patrol role and missions such as coastal surveillance and missions to counter […]

Turkey Names New Military Leaders

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Turkey’s civilian and military leaders named a new slate of commanders to head its armed forces, officials said Thursday. The new leaders were named following the surprise resignation of the chief of the general staff and three other military leaders last week, The Wall Street Journal reported. In making […]

Hebrew Desired As Only ‘Official Language’

JERUSALEM, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Some Israeli lawmakers have proposed making Hebrew the only official language in Israel, dropping English and Arabic, officials said. English and Arabic are currently accepted as official languages in Israel, Haaretz reported Thursday. The lawmakers’ bill would give Arabic “special status” and says Arabic speakers “have the right to linguistic […]

Tour Bus Crash Sends 28 To Hospital

WHITNEY POINT, N.Y., Aug. 4 (UPI) — A bus carrying tourists from Niagara Falls, N.Y., to Newark, N.J., crashed into a gully along Interstate 81 in New York, injuring 28 people, police said. Authorities said weather likely was a factor in the accident Wednesday in which the bus veered into a gully and landed on […]

Thaci: NATO Deal Is Unworkable

PRISTINA, Kosovo, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci says an agreement to remove roadblocks in Kosovo’s Serbian-run north is unworkable. Thaci said the agreement reached by KFOR Cmdr. Erhard Buhler and Serbian government officials won’t work, the roadblocks won’t be removed, and an embargo on Serbian goods would remain in force, B92 […]

Glass Falls From Second Toronto Building

TORONTO, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Glass cascaded onto downtown streets from a second Toronto high-rise building this week as engineers try to determine what’s causing the incidents. The most recent shower of glass came from the 16th floor of the 42-story Festival Tower Tuesday night, the Toronto Star reported. No one was injured, but a […]

Defense Secretary Warns Against Budget Cuts

The United States Secretary of Defense said that cuts to the Pentagon’s budget would present grave risks to the nation’s security.

Israeli Cabbies Protest High Diesel Costs

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Hundreds of Israeli taxi drivers blocked a main road in Tel Aviv Thursday to protest the high price of diesel fuel, observers said. The protest over diesel prices was one of several rallies over economic and social issues called across the country, Haaretz reported. Taxi drivers blocked a […]

Kremlin May Sell Rosneft Shares

MOSCOW, Aug. 4 (UPI) — An aide to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said the Kremlin might sell its stake in private oil company Rosneft by 2017. The Kremlin owns more than a 75 percent stake in Rosneft, the country’s largest oil company. The Kremlin reportedly wants to offload around 25 percent of that by 2013 […]

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