Evan BleierESSEX, England, July 30 (UPI) — A British woman who changed her name to Laura Elizabeth “Skywalker” Matthews had her passport application rejected because of copyright issues.
…STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING SOUTH OFF LAKE SUPERIOR… AT 427 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR LA POINTE…MOVING SOUTH AT 35 MPH. THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PEA SIZE HAIL…WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH…OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS…
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Gabrielle LevyWASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) — The House easily passed the $17 billion deal to fix problems at the VA to allow veterans to obtain outside healthcare, add staff and improve facilities.
Ananth BaligaWASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) — The Federal Reserve ended its two-day FOMC meeting by cutting back its bond-buying program by $10 billion, saying it’s happy with the economy’s progress.
Veronica LinaresNEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) — Anne Hathaway’s rep has denied claims that the actress demanded for a food prop for the movie “The Intern” to be vegan.
JC FinleyMONTREAL, July 30 (UPI) — The U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization met Tuesday to discuss the risks posed to civilian aircraft flying over conflict zones.
Reports from China indicate that retired senior leader Zhou Yongkang is under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the equivalent of the “Internal Affairs” division of a police force.
The investigation into Zhou constitutes a major event in Chinese politics. No other Politburo Standing Committee member has been placed under…
Aileen GraefANKARA, Turkey, July 30 (UPI) — Turkish Deputy PM Bülent Arınç faced some backlash on social media Wednesday after he said women should not laugh in public to protect their chastity.
Annie MartinLOS ANGELES, July 30 (UPI) — The “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” red band trailer features plenty of blood and mayhem, and a cameo by Lady Gaga as diner waitress Bertha.
Brooks HaysCHAMPAIGN, Ill., July 30 (UPI) — An ancient cricket has been discovered in a piece of hardened amber — an artifact that spent some 50 years in a storage closet, mostly ignored.