Giancarlo Stanton hits 42nd home run as Miami Marlins defeat Colorado Rockies

MIAMI (UPI/The Sports Xchange) — It was a lost weekend for the seemingly playoff-bound Colorado Rockies, and Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was a big reason why. Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton runs to first against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. on August 10, 2017. (File photo by Kevin More...

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Cristiano Ronaldo hogs headlines as Real beat Barca 3-1 in Clasico

BARCELONA (Reuters) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored a sensational goal and was then sent off for a combination of his provocative celebration and for diving as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in an explosive Spanish More...

By United Press International On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Drunk American tourist punched, arrested after giving Nazi salute in Germany

DRESDEN, Germany (UPI) — An American tourist was punched after drunkenly giving the Nazi salute several times on the streets of Dresden, Germany, over the weekend. Police in Dresden, Germany, arrested an More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Sen. Andy Manar rejects funding changes that would bring $8.7 million more to his school districts

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed/Illinois Policy Institute) — The chief Senate sponsor of Senate Bill 1, State Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) has criticized Gov. Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of the new More...

By United Press International On Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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Online music service SoundCloud saved by $170 million investment

BERLIN (UPI) — Digital music service SoundCloud will continue to operate following a new investment round. Music streaming service SoundCloud will continue to operate following a new $169.5 million investment More...

By United Press International On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Venezuela leader Maduro wants to meet Trump in NYC

CARACAS/WASHINGTON (UPI) — Amid his country’s ongoing economic and political crises, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro — a frequent critic of the United States — has called for a face-to-face More...

By United Press International On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Manafort changes legal team as investigations expand

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Paul Manafort, former adviser to President Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign, is changing lawyers as his financial transactions get more government scrutiny, sources close to More...

By United Press International On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Los Angeles suburb creates video urging residents to prepare for nuclear attack

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. (UPI) — The local government of Ventura County, located about 60 miles outside of Los Angeles, has released a video urging its residents to be prepared for a nuclear attack. The video More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Disney sued for collecting private information from children via game apps

BURBANK, Calif. (UPI) — A class action lawsuit has been filed against Disney and three software companies for allegedly collecting personal information about children playing games on Disney apps. This More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Uber investor sues former CEO Kalanick for fraud

SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — One of the investors behind the ousting of Travis Kalanick from Uber earlier this summer sued the former CEO on allegations of fraud Thursday. Entrepreneur Travis Kalanick attends the More...