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MasterCard faces $18.6 billion lawsuit over excessive fees
Ed AdamczykLONDON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- MasterCard faces an $18.6 billion lawsuit in Britain, charged with applying excessive fees on millions of transactions between 1992 and 2008.
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Man accused of robbing Kansas bank to get away from his wife
Ben HooperKANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A man accused of robbing a Kansas bank and surrendering to a security guard told investigators he preferred jail to life with his wife, the FBI said.
163 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Walter Cronkite United States Charlie Chaplin Bank robbery
Vegas students tested, held 17 hours at school for possible mercury contamination
Amy R. ConnollyLAS VEGAS, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Walter Johnson Junior High School in Las Vegas was closed for a second day after hundreds of students were screened for possible mercury contamination.
3 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst High school Walter Cronkite
San Diego Chargers DE Joey Bosa unlkely to play in opener
The Sports Xchange San Diego Chargers top draft pick Joey Bosa is not expected to play in Sunday's season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs.
1 points by UPI | United Press International National Football League International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst San Diego Chargers Kansas City Chiefs Walter Cronkite
Teen girl dead after shooting another at Texas high school, police say
Amy R. Connolly and Doug G. WareALPINE, Texas, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A teenage girl took a gun to a rural high school in west Texas on Thursday and shot another girl before shooting herself, authorities said.
-1 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Walter Cronkite High school Hearst Castle
5 keys for the Colorado Buffaloes against Idaho State
Fresh off a rout of Colorado State in the Rocky Mountain Showdown, Colorado faces Football Championship Subdivision foe Idaho State in its home opener on Saturday.
3 points by The Denver Post | Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Arizona State University Walter Cronkite KASC Colorado State Press American football Rocky Mountains
Increased tempo a major focus for Colorado Buffaloes offense
College football coaches are the type who protect their play calls as if they were nuclear codes.
4 points by The Denver Post | Arizona State University Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Walter Cronkite Major League Baseball State Press Colorado KASC The Denver Post
John Hostetter, 'Murphy Brown' star dead at 69
Wade SheridanNEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Actor John Hostetter, best known for appearing on popular CBS sitcom "Murphy Brown," has died at the age of 69.
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One dead, at least two injured in West Texas high school shooting
Amy R. ConnollyALPINE, Texas, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- At least one person is dead and two other people, including a police officer, were injured in a shooting at a rural West Texas high school, local police said.
8 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications Police William Randolph Hearst High school Walter Cronkite
Las Vegas couple mourn pet dog with memorial billboards
Ben HooperLAS VEGAS, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A Las Vegas couple paid tribute to their recently deceased dog by putting up a pair of billboards thanking the Yorkie for the memories.
59 points by UPI | United Press International William Randolph Hearst International News Service News World Communications Walter Cronkite The Siegel Group Hearst Castle
'King of Queens' stars to reunite on 'Kevin Can Wait'
Leah Remini is reuniting with her "King of Queens" husband Kevin James on James' new sitcom "Kevin Can Wait," CBS confirmed Friday.
4 points by UPI | The King of Queens United Press International Leah Remini Doug Heffernan American film actors Walter Cronkite
Watch: Sergio Garcia hits pathetic tee shot
Have you ever wondered what you would look like at a PGA Tour event?
-1 points by UPI | Golf United Press International Walter Cronkite Sun Myung Moon
Dad shares Irish 3-year-old's claw machine adventure in viral post
An Irish dad shared photos and video chronicling his hapless 3-year-old's adventure after climbing inside a claw machine at an amusement center.
-1 points by UPI | United Press International Walter Cronkite
Stephen King and J.J. Abrams collaborating on 'Castle Rock' for Hulu
Karen ButlerFeb. 18 (UPI) -- Blockbuster author Stephen King has announced via social media his new collaboration with filmmaker J.J. Abrams for Hulu.
6 points by UPI | Stephen King United Press International 'Salem's Lot Castle Rock Walter Cronkite The Shawshank Redemption Novel Four Past Midnight
Coco Austin's daughter makes runway debut at NYFW
Annie MartinFeb. 16 (UPI) -- Coco Austin and Ice-T helped daughter Chanel model for Nike in the Rookie USA show at New York Fashion Week.
1 points by UPI | United Press International Nicole "Coco" Austin Fashion Ice-T Walter Cronkite Camera Model Jimmy Fallon
'American Horror Story' Season 7 to explore 2016 presidential election
Wade SheridanFeb. 16 (UPI) -- The next season of "American Horror Story" will tackle the 2016 presidential election, co-creator Ryan Murphy announced
5 points by UPI | United Press International Walter Cronkite President of the United States Donald Trump Horror fiction
Texas couple install 'secret hidden door' at side of house
Ben HooperFeb. 15 (UPI) -- A Texas couple posted a video online showing the "secret hidden door" they disguised as part of an external wall on their house.
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Study shows drug may prevent infertility in cancer patients
Amy WallaceFeb. 13 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Texas have found that a drug previously used to prevent infections in cancer patients could also prevent infertility.
11 points by UPI | White blood cell Fertility United Press International Bone marrow Immune system Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor Infertility Walter Cronkite
Snowden: Report of U.S. return as "gift" disprove Russian spy claims
Daniel UriaFeb. 11 (UPI) -- Whistleblower Edward Snowden said a report that Russia may send him back to the United States as a "gift" proves he did not act as a Russian spy.
18 points by UPI | United States Central Intelligence Agency Espionage United Press International United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Russia U.S. state Walter Cronkite
Charlie Rose to undergo heart surgery, will return to television in March
Wade SheridanFeb. 8 (UPI) -- Charlie Rose has announced that he will be undergoing heart surgery that will leave him sidelined from appearing on television until March.
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Man told he was 'just fat' has 130-pound tumor removed
Daniel UriaFeb. 7 (UPI) -- A Minnesota man had a 130-pound tumor removed after being told he was "just fat" for more than a decade.
31 points by UPI | United Press International Remainder Benign tumor Walter Cronkite
U.S. economy shows strong job gains, wages stagnate in January
Eric DuVallFeb. 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. economy added a robust 227,000 jobs in January, surpassing economists' predictions, though there was virtually no growth in workers' wages.
2 points by UPI | Department store United States Unemployment United Press International Federal Bureau of Investigation Economics Walter Cronkite
Kansas City Chiefs S Eric Berry: Franchise tag not an option
The Sports Xchange Kansas City Chiefs star safety Eric Berry declared Thursday that he will refuse to play under the franchise tag in 2017.
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Texas Rangers agree to one-year deal with RHP Andrew Cashner
The Sports Xchange The Texas Rangers agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent right-hander Andrew Cashner on Friday, according to published reports.
3 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst San Diego Padres Florida Marlins Major League Baseball Walter Cronkite
King tide washes octopus into Florida man's garage
Daniel UriaMIAMI, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A Florida man said rising tides washed an octopus into the parking garage of his Miami Beach residence.
22 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Miami Miami-Dade County Florida Florida Walter Cronkite
Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo gets Donald Trump's nomination to head CIA
Ed AdamczykNEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- President-elect Donald Trump offered Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo the Central Intelligence Agency director's position, sources close to the transition team said.
26 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service William Randolph Hearst News World Communications Walter Cronkite United States News agency Central Intelligence Agency
Kanye West says he would've voted for Donald Trump in latest concert rant
Wade SheridanSAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Kanye West has shared during a recent concert in San Jose that if he voted, he would have cast his ballot in favor of Donald Trump.
10 points by UPI | United Press International William Randolph Hearst International News Service News World Communications Walter Cronkite Voting Donald Trump Hearst Castle
Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles undergoes another knee surgery
The Sports Xchange Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles had his left knee scoped on Monday, team trainer Rick Burkholder said Thursday.
-2 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Walter Cronkite
Domestic violence charges against Johnny Manziel dismissed
The Sports Xchange Domestic violence chargers against troubled former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel were dismissed on Thursday.
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Hillary Clinton urges supporters to 'never, ever give up'
Andrew V. PestanoWASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- In her first public appearance in a week, Hillary Clinton said though speaking in public was difficult, she hoped her supporters would "never, ever give up."
-2 points by UPI | United States United Press International President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Election Donald Trump Barack Obama Walter Cronkite
Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson discover King Kong in new 'Kong: Skull Island' trailer
Wade SheridanLOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Tom Hiddleston and Brie Larson experience King Kong's destructive power in the latest trailer for "Kong: Skull Island."
1 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service William Randolph Hearst News World Communications King Kong Jimmy Kimmel Walter Cronkite Skull Island
German Marquez picks up victory in first start as Rockies down Cardinals
Marquez flashed the talent that made him Eastern League pitcher of the year this season, received all the support he needed from Nolan Arenado's grand slam and earned his first win during the Rockies' 11-1 victory over the Cardinals.
64 points by The Denver Post | Baseball Major League Baseball Baseball statistics Colorado Rockies Walter Cronkite National League St. Louis Cardinals Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Houston Texans WR Braxton Miller done for game with hamstring injury
The Sports Xchange Houston Texans wide receiver Braxton Miller left Sunday's game with a hamstring injury.
6 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst United States Walter Cronkite News agency
Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins could be shut down
The Sports Xchange Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins could be shut down for several weeks due to discomfort in his surgically repaired foot.
-1 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service William Randolph Hearst News World Communications National Football League Walter Cronkite New York News agency
San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen out with leg injury
The Sports Xchange KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen left the field at Arrowhead Stadium on a cart.
2 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service National Football League San Diego Chargers News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Kansas City Chiefs Walter Cronkite
Coach Mike MacIntyre pleased with communication on Colorado Buffaloes’ defense
Breakdowns, from blown assignments to missed tackles to a lack of recognition of an offense's formation, have plagued the Buffs in recent seasons, a major factor in keeping them from breaking through in big games.
51 points by The Denver Post | Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Arizona State University American football Walter Cronkite American football positions Tight end Linebacker State Press
Fantasy Football: Jamaal Charles officially ruled out for Week 1
Alex ButlerKANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- If you haven't already scrambled to lock up Charcandrick West or Spencer Ware on you fantasy football roster, you're probably too late.
1 points by UPI | United Press International American football International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst San Diego Chargers Walter Cronkite National Football League
Austin man drives car off side of parking garage
Sarah MuléAUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- An Austin man survived a fall off the 9th floor of a parking garage after accidentally driving through the wire barrier and climbing to safety.
5 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Walter Cronkite News agency
Greta Friedman, nurse in iconic Times Square kissing photo, dies
Eric DuVallNEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Greta Friedman, the woman in a nurse uniform being kissed by a sailor in Times Square in the iconic photo marking the end of World War II, has died.
61 points by UPI | United Press International William Randolph Hearst World War II News World Communications International News Service Walter Cronkite Alfred Eisenstaedt V–J day in Times Square
Missouri dad throws 30-pound TV to ward off armed home invader
Ben HooperKANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A Missouri dad fended off an armed home intruder by hurling his 30-pound TV at the would-be robber and charging at him.
82 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Walter Cronkite George Hearst Hearst Castle