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U.N. Report: Russia Rigged Crimea Vote

UNITED NATIONS (UPI) — The U.S.-based news magazine Foreign Policy said a United Nations draft report on human rights in Ukraine indicates Russia compromised the Crimean referendum in March, the Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported Monday. The report, written by Ivan Simonovic, U.N. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, alleges the Russian government repressed dissent […]

3 Dead After Shootings At Jewish Centers In Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (UPI) — Shootings at two facilities, a Jewish community center and a retirement home, killed three people and critically injured a 14-year-old boy in the Kansas City-area on Sunday. The first shooting occurred outside Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, while the second took place at the Village […]

Scientists Offer New Method For Prioritizing The Conservation Of Endangered Birds

SHEFFIELD, England (UPI) — Ornithologists have developed a list of 600 birds from around the world that are all at risk of extinction. Now more than ever, the scientists say, humans need to get serious about protecting these vulnerable species and conserving their shrinking habitats. But with so many threatened species, how do we choose […]

Scientists May Have Spotted The First Exomoon

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (UPI) — NASA-funded researchers think they may have spotted an “exomoon,” a moon orbiting a planet outside our solar system. Though they may never know for sure. The astronomers say it’s near impossible to confirm what they saw, but they say the sort-of-sighting may help them find other exomoons in the future. […]

Green Tomatoes May Help Maintain Strong Muscles

IOWA CITY, Iowa (UPI) — Tomatidine, a compound found in green tomatoes, not only boosts muscle growth and strength, it protects against muscle wasting caused by illness, injury or aging. Dr. Christopher Adams of the University of Iowa said muscle atrophy, or muscle wasting, caused by aging, injury, cancer and heart failure makes people weak […]

Facebook To Make The News Feed Less ‘Spammy,’ Punish Pages That Ask For ‘Likes’

MENLO PARK, Calif. (UPI) — Facebook will target pages that coerce users for shares or likes, which users have complained are “spammy” posts they don’t want to see. The company said it was coming down on pages that share the same link or photo over and over again, links that are click-bait and posts that […]

Amazon To Pay Warehouse Employees $5,000 To Quit

SEATTLE (UPI) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, in a letter to investors, spoke of a new initiative to offer employees up to $5,000 to quit, to ensure Amazon only retains people who really want to work there. The “Pay to Quit” program will be ensure the company retains employees committed to working at Amazon, even […]

Scientists Predict Quiet Atlantic This Year With Only Three Hurricanes

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (UPI) — El Niño, the upwelling of warm water in the Pacific, will damp down the Atlantic hurricane season this year, with only nine named storms, researchers say. Philip Klotzbach and William Gray of the tropical meteorology project at Colorado State University predicted Thursday that only three of the storms will grow […]

Crimea Approves New Constitution

SIMFEROPOL, Russia (UPI) — The parliament of Crimea overwhelmingly voted in favor of adopting a new constitution as a Russian republic Friday. The text of the constitution was approved in the Crimea State Council with 88 of 100 deputies signaling their support in an extraordinary session. The vote signifies the council considers Crimea a part […]

Rand Paul: ‘I Want All Pilots To Be Armed’

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says that he would like to see “100 percent” of pilots armed in order to prevent another terrorist attack like 9/11. “I think that you should be allowed to have weapons on military bases. I’m for allowing those who have concealed carry, at the very least, have their […]

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