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 Reuters On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Bill Cosby hires Michael Jackson lawyer for sexual assault retrial

NORRISTOWN, Penn. (Reuters) — The lawyer who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges will represent Bill Cosby when he is retried on sex assault charges later this year, the More...

By Reuters On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Report: Tiger Woods had five different drugs in system at time of DUI arrest

PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in May, according to an ESPN More...

By Associated Press On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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“El Chapo” seeking new lawyers in US drug trafficking case

NEW YORK (Associated Press) — Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to hire new lawyers in his U.S. drug trafficking case, but there’s questions about how they’ll get More...

By United Press International On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Kansas City Chiefs promote rookie Patrick Mahomes II to second-string QB behind Alex Smith

KANSAS CITY (UPI) — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes II, the tenth overall pick in this year’s draft, has been moved to the No. 2 spot behind starter Alex Smith. Kansas City Chiefs More...

By United Press International On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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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 More...

By Reuters On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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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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Powerball pot now $430 million after Saturday’s drawing failed to yield a winner

(UPI) — On Saturday night, another Powerball drawing came and went without a winning ticket. As a result, the lottery jackpot now stands at an estimated $430 million. The Powerball pot is now $430 million. 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...