Tillerson, Mattis say ‘no’ to regime change on North Korea

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Top U.S. officials confirmed their united front on North Korea: denuclearization through a new policy of “strategic accountability,” and not regime change, is what they seek from Pyongyang in a time of heightened tensions. U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis (left) and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (right) More...

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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 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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Former presidential candidate Evan McMullin: “It’s likely I’ll run for some office in 2018”

MILWAUKEE (Heartland Newsfeed via NPR) — National Public Radio recently had an interview with former presidential candidate Evan McMullin, who ran as an independent last fall. McMullin had hinted that he may 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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Virginia Gov. declares state of emergency amid white nationalist rally; protester killed during rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (UPI) — The mayor of Charlottesville, Va., said one person was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of protesters opposed to white nationalist rallies there. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe More...

By United Press International On Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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White nationalist march at University of Virginia ends in violence

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (UPI) — Hundreds of torch-bearing white nationalists marched on the campus of the University of Virginia ahead of Saturday’s Unite the Right rally. Hundreds of torch-bearing white 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...