Solar eclipse crosses U.S. as millions view historic sight

CARBONDALE, Ill./ST. LOUIS (UPI) — The United States’ first total solar eclipse in 38 years arrived Monday, as millions witnessed the historic event. The eclipse became one of the largest mass migrations in human history, as experts said more than 200 million Americans were within a day’s drive of the path of totality. This slideshow More...

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By Jake Leonard On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Circuit clerk issues statement regarding civil case e-filing

HILLSBORO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Starting January 1, 2018, all civil cases in Illinois must be e-filed and Montgomery County Circuit Clerk Holly Lemons wants to make sure court users are not caught off guard More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Department of Justice seeks personal info of 1.3 million anti-Trump website users

WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. Department of Justice has demanded information about 1.3 million users of a website that helps people organize protests against President Donald Trump‘s administration, the More...

By United Press International On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Lockheed Martin receives $24.1 million F-35 systems contract

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Lockheed Martin has received a $24.1 million modification to an existing contract for F-35 Lightning II logistics services for U.S. and foreign military sales customers, the Department 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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Lawsuit says Nintendo Switch controller violates patent

TOKYO/SIMI VALLEY Calif. (UPI) — Video game giant Nintendo faces an infringement lawsuit that says the controllers for its new Switch console infringe on a proprietary design owned by another company. A lawsuit More...

By Guest Poster On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Nintendo is getting sued over the design of its detachable Switch console controllers

KYOTO/SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (CNBC) — Video game developer Nintendo is being sued by a U.S. mobile gaming accessory company that claims the controllers for the Nintendo Switch console infringes on a patent 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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Lockheed Martin receives $22.2 million Trident II contract

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Lockheed Martin Space Systems has received a $22.2 million contract for material, labor and support services for the U.S. Navy’s Trident II D5 submarine-launched ballistic missile 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...