Springtime bird calls help scientists study global warming

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- As global warming disrupts the timing of seasonal changes, scientists are concerned the biological clocks of migratory birds and other...

Farage backs off second Brexit referendum talk as EU says UK...

STRASBOURG (NS) - Leading British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage rowed back on Wednesday from remarks favouring a second referendum on Brexit, a week after...

Shortage of public health workers possible as baby boomers retire, researchers...

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A study published Wednesday questions whether the number of public health workers will be sufficient as baby boomers start to...

Davos paper attacks Trump’s views on trade

GENEVA (NewsSyrup) - U.S. Donald Trump’s view of world trade will be challenged next week when he visits the World Economic Forum (WEF) at...

German prosecutors reject clemency for ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- German prosecutors on Wednesday denied a request for clemency for Oskar Groening, a 96-year-old former Nazi guard who was known...

Rugby: Former Wallaby Smith arrested in Japan

TOKYO (NS) - Australian rugby player George Smith, who won 111 caps for the Wallabies and is currently playing for Tokyo-based Suntory Sungoliath, has...

Microsoft tops Thomson NS top 100 global tech leaders list

(NS - Thomson NS Corp (TRI.TO) on Wednesday published its debut “Top 100 Global Technology Leaders” list with Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) in the no....

Ex-CIA agent in China arrested for possessing unauthorized classified info

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A former CIA agent who worked for the agency in China was arrested on suspicion of possessing unauthorized information, the...

Trump is fit for duty, but should hit the gym: White...

WASHINGTON (NS) - U.S. President Donald Trump passed a test for signs of dementia and is in overall excellent health, but needs to shed...

Miramax bid for Weinstein Co. complicates sale process: LA Times

(NS) - An attempt by Qatar-owned film company Miramax to buy Weinstein Co. has complicated plans to sell the studio to a group of...

France welcomes first C-130J Super Hercules aircraft

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- France has welcomed its first C-130J Super Hercules aircraft during a ceremony at Orleans-Bricy Air Base. Florence Parly, France's minister of...

Study: Genetic indicators help determine COPD risk

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Researchers found in study published Tuesday that genetic variations in lungs can help identify people at risk for chronic obstructive...

Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete Rohingya return in two years

DHAKA/YANGON (NewsSyrup) - Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed on Tuesday to complete within two years the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who...

Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic shot dead outside party headquarters

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A Kosovo Serb politician who faced accusations of war crimes was shot dead Tuesday outside his party headquarters, authorities said...

Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies suddenly at 46

DUBLIN (NS) - Dolores O‘Riordan, the lead singer of Irish rock group The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday at the age of 46 during...

Steelers looked ahead, now have long wait for 2018 season

The Pittsburgh Steelers were looking past the Jacksonville Jaguars and ahead to the AFC Championship Game against the Patriots. Now they have all offseason...

Chinese automaker plans to enter U.S. market in 2019

Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Chinese automaker Guangzhou Automobile Group plans to enter the U.S. market in 2019, the company said at the Detroit Auto...

Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan dies suddenly at 46

DUBLIN (NS) - Dolores O‘Riordan, the lead singer of rock group The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday at the age of 46 during a...

Oil prices flutter around even in light trading

Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Light trading on the U.S. federal holiday left crude oil prices around neutral, but still marching closer to $70 per...

Israel’s Netanyahu pushes for India free trade deal during rare visit

NEW DELHI (NewsSyrup) - India and Israel will begin work on a free trade pact that Israel has been pushing for, officials said on...