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Saudi Arabia reports higher oil revenue

4 days ago from UPI

Second quarter oil revenue was up nearly 30 percent from last year on the back of general improvements in the energy market, the Saudi government reported.

Michael Conforto, Curtis Granderson lead New York Mets past Philadelphia Phillies

4 days ago from UPI

Phillies manager Pete Mackanin has a pretty simple motto when it comes to the curveball.

Milwaukee Brewers acquire Neil Walker from New York Mets

5 days ago from UPI

The Milwaukee Brewers beefed up their lineup in an effort to enhance their chances to stay in the hotly contested National League Central race by acquiring second baseman Neil Walker...

Naomi Watts' 'Gypsy' won't return for Season 2 on Netflix

5 days ago from UPI

"Gypsy," a psychological thriller starring Naomi Watts, will not return for a second season on Netflix.

Cleveland Browns: Hue Jackson tempers DeShone Kizer hype

6 days ago from UPI

BEREA, Ohio -- The battle to become starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns isn't over, but rookie DeShone Kizer definitely is in the lead -- head coach Hue Jackson's remarks...

Google CEO to girls: You belong in this industry and we need you

6 days ago from Physorg

Google on Thursday abruptly canceled a town hall meeting to address the fallout from an anti-diversity memo, but CEO Sundar Pichai made his feelings on the matter known Thursday night...

Czech Republic aims for nationwide vehicle charging points

1 week ago from UPI

The European Commission said it was throwing its support behind a plan in the Czech Republic to make charging stations for alternative vehicles more accessible.

Nick Jonas joins Tom Holland in 'Chaos Walking' adaptation

1 week ago from UPI

Nick Jonas will star with Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley and Mads Mikkelsen in an adaptation of the Patrick Ness book series "Chaos Walking."

Rude customers may be lucrative for restaurant servers

1 week ago from Physorg

Have you ever been out at a restaurant and witnessed a fellow customer being rude to their server? How did it make you feel? Did you react?

Evidence that Uber, Lyft reduce car ownership

1 week ago from Physorg

In areas where Uber, Lyft and other on-demand ride services operate, consumers may buy fewer cars and even take fewer trips, according to a new study.

Lithuanian court OKs extradition in US phishing case

1 week ago from Physorg

A Lithuanian businessman suspected of tricking more than $100 million out of Google and Facebook in an elaborate cybercrime case should be extradited to the United States, a local court...

Merkel rival Schulz calls for electric car quotas in Europe

1 week ago from Physorg

Chancellor Angela Merkel's main rival in Germany's upcoming election is calling for a Europe-wide quota for electric cars.

Florida man finds iguana in drain beneath clogged toilet

1 week ago from UPI

A Florida man who noticed the toilet in his family's warehouse wasn't flushing well discovered the cause -- an iguana in the drain pipe.

Google celebrates the birth of hip-hop with new interactive Doodle

1 week ago from UPI

Google is celebrating the 44th anniversary of the birth of hip-hop with a new interactive Doodle that allows users to become their own DJ.

Newspaper woes send Murdoch's News Corp into red

1 week ago from Physorg

US media group News Corp on Thursday reported a loss in the past quarter, hit by declines in advertising and writedowns at its global newspapers.

Minnesota Vikings ride backup QBs to win over Buffalo Bills

1 week ago from UPI

Backup quarterbacks Case Keenum and Taylor Heinicke led third-quarter touchdown drives to lift the Minnesota Vikings to a 17-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills in the preseason opener for both...

New York City to raise minimum price of cigarettes to $13 a pack

1 week ago from UPI

The New York City Council voted this week to raise the minimum price of a pack of cigarettes to $13 and banned their sales in pharmacies.

Bus crash kills 36 on China expressway

1 week ago from UPI

An expressway accident in China has killed at least 36 people and injured 13 Friday morning, according to Chinese media reports.

Pittsburgh Pirates: Josh Bell rises in win over Detroit Tigers

1 week ago from UPI

DETROIT -- Josh Bell never showed much power in the minor leagues. So when Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle moved Bell to the cleanup spot this season, more than a...

NBA notebook: Chris Paul, Houston Rockets get champs in opener

1 week ago from UPI

The highly anticipated debuts of Chris Paul with the Houston Rockets and Gordon Hayward with the Boston Celtics will highlight the opening night of the NBA season, the league announced...

On Washington: Trump’s Twitter Fury at McConnell Risks Alienating a Key Ally

1 week ago from NY Times Health

President Trump has turned his Twitter fire on the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, but he desperately needs Mr. McConnell to pass his agenda.

Wealthy landowner must open public access gate to Martins Beach, appeals court says

1 week ago from LA Times - Science

The campaign to maintain public access to Martins Beach has notched a victory, with a state appeals court upholding an order that required a wealthy landowner to stop blocking the...

Get a vending machine tattoo at Dallas shop

1 week ago from UPI

A tattoo shop in Dallas is offering a solution to customers who don't want to agonize over what design to get inked -- random tattoos from a vending machine.

How secure are your messages?

1 week ago from Science Daily

Researchers have learned that most users of popular messaging apps are leaving themselves exposed to hacking and fraud because they aren't using important security options.

Up to 160 Applebee's, IHOP restaurants to close

1 week ago from UPI

The parent company of Applebee's and IHOP announced Thursday it intends to close up to 160 locations of the restaurants amid slumping sales.

Uber's VP of operations stepping down, will stay on board

1 week ago from UPI

Ryan Graves, a longtime Uber executive and the first employee hired by the company, announced Thursday he's leaving his position in September.

NBA: "Rest rule" ready for approval

1 week ago from UPI

Fans get upset when a healthy superstar sits out a game for a day of rest, and the NBA apparently plans to do something about it this season.

Cincinnati Reds: Scott Gennett's slam sinks San Diego Padres

1 week ago from UPI

CINCINNATI -- Scooter Gennett hit a grand slam and Eugenio Suarez added a solo shot, both off Brad Hand in the seventh inning, as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a...