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Telltale announces schedule for final 'Walking Dead' game

5 days ago from UPI

Telltale Games has announced on Twitter the release schedule for the next entry in its interactive adventure game series, "The Walking Dead: The Final Season."

As The Pentagon Moves to Stand Up a Space Force, Budget Fight Looms

5 days ago from Space.com

Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: "I think we have to be wide-eyed about the kind of resources" that would be needed to support a...

In photos: Madonna turns 60: A look back

5 days ago from UPI

Pop superstar, actress, director and fashion icon Madonna turns 60 on August 16, 2018. Here are some highlights from her career through the years.

Are Blockchains the Answer for Secure Elections? Probably Not

5 days ago from Scientific American

As midterm political campaigns shift into full gear, start-ups are pushing for blockchain-based voting -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

In photos: Madonna celebrates her 60th birthday: A look back

5 days ago from UPI

Pop superstar, actress, director and fashion icon Madonna turns 60 on August 16, 2018. Here are some highlights from her career through the years.

Good results from U.S. offshore auction, but expectations low

5 days ago from UPI

Results from a U.S. auction for drilling rights in the Gulf of Mexico showed companies are willing to spend again, but expectations were low, experts said.

Lenovo posts first-quarter profit as recovery continues

5 days ago from Physorg

Chinese technology giant Lenovo Thursday recorded a sharp rise in first quarter net profit as the company's turnaround gathered pace.

Australia telecom giant Telstra flags tough times as profit slides

5 days ago from Physorg

Australia's dominant telecommunications company Telstra Thursday warned of "enormous challenges" ahead as it posted an 8.9 percent slump in annual profit.

If the world ate the USDA-recommended diet, there wouldn't be enough land to grow it

5 days ago from CBC: Health

A new Canadian study suggests that if the world's population adopted a diet recommended by the U.S. Department of Agriculture there wouldn't be enough agricultural land to grow the food.

Pittsburgh Pirates will aim to hang on vs. Chicago Cubs

6 days ago from UPI

The Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates meet in a four-game series that opens Thursday at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

Florida man dies after falling into vat of oil and grease

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A 61-year-old man died Wednesday after he fell into a vat of oil and grease while working on a property in Florida, police said.

Gunmen kidnap Mexican congresswoman-elect Norma Azucena Rodríguez Zamora

6 days ago from UPI

Armed men kidnapped a newly elected congresswoman Wednesday after forcing her vehicle to crash on a highway in Hidalgo state, Mexican security forces said.

Mario Abdo Benítez sworn in as Paraguay's new president

6 days ago from UPI

Former Sen. Mario Abdo Benítez was sworn in as president of Paraguay on Wednesday after narrowly winning the presidential election in April.

How many American cities protect the rights of employed breastfeeding mothers?

6 days ago from Science Daily

Research found that among the 151 largest cities in the United States, only Philadelphia and New York City have local legislation that protects a nursing mother who returns to work...

Los Angeles set to deploy tech to scan subway passengers

6 days ago from CBSNews - Science

Screening devices will be the first in the U.S. used to protect mass transit riders from explosives and weapons

Best Buy to buy a provider of health devices for the aging

6 days ago from Physorg

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is pushing more into the health field, acquiring a company that provides emergency response devices for the aging.

Tesla shares fall on reports of SEC subpoena

6 days ago from Physorg

Shares of Tesla tumbled Wednesday following reports US securities regulators have subpoenaed the electric car maker's Chief Executive Elon Musk over his statements about taking the company private.

Another LSU QB to transfer

6 days ago from UPI

Junior quarterback Justin McMillan announced in a Twitter post on Wednesday that he intends to transfer, becoming the second Tigers quarterback to do so in as many days.

Army finds lone dog tag of Midwestern man among soldiers' remains returned from North Korea

6 days ago from UPI

Among the 55 boxes of soldiers' remains returned to the United States from North Korea in July was a single dog tag that belonged to a U.S. Army medic from...

Texans DE Watt says he will be ready for opener

6 days ago from UPI

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J Watt is certain that he will play in the team's season opener against the New England Patriots.

Donald Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA head John Brennan

6 days ago from UPI

President Donald Trump on Wednesday revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan.

Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes tarnished image

6 days ago from Physorg

Uber is still struggling to make money while the ride-hailing service's CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his predecessor.

Cleveland Browns sign DL Blaine Woodson

6 days ago from UPI

The Cleveland Browns have signed defensive lineman Blain Woodson.

Liquor importer Constellation Brands buys $4B stake in Canadian marijuana grower

6 days ago from UPI

Beer and liquor importer Constellation Brands announced a $4 billion investment in Canadian marijuana grower Canopy Growth Corp. on Wednesday.

Raúl Castillo, Adrian Gonzalez join 'Vida' Season 2

6 days ago from UPI

"Looking" alum Raúl Castillo and "Superstore" actor Adrian Gonzalez have joined "Vida" for the second season of the Starz drama.

Watch: Lionel Messi nets chipped score, gets assist in Barca bout vs. Boca Juniors

6 days ago from UPI

Lionel Messi had a goal and an assist in 40 minutes of play before being called off of the pitch on Wednesday in a game against Boca Juniors.

U.S. sanctions companies, individual for violating North Korean shipping bans

6 days ago from UPI

The U.S. Treasury implemented sanctions on Chinese, Russian and Singaporean shipping firms Wednesday for violating U.N. trade restrictions with North Korea.

New Zealand bans foreigners from buying existing houses

6 days ago from UPI

To curb immigration and control housing prices, New Zealand has passed a law banning non-resident foreigners from purchasing properties there.