Egypt cancels Kushner meeting with minister after denial of aid

CAIRO (NewsSyrup) - Egypt called off a scheduled meeting between its foreign minister and top U.S. presidential adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday after the...

Air strikes near Houthi checkpoint kill 35 in Yemen

DUBAI (NewsSyrup) - At least 35 people were killed in air strikes that hit a hotel near a Houthi-controlled checkpoint north of the Yemeni...

Squad depth key to league campaign, says Leicester’s Shakespeare

REUTERS - Leicester City must maintain squad depth to deal with the demands of the Premier League season, manager Craig Shakespeare said on Tuesday...

China automaker Chery won’t take M&A route for planned overseas growth:...

SHANGHAI (NS) - Chinese state-owned Chery Automobile Co aims to rely only on organic means to grow its international sales, its CEO said, underlining...

On This Day in History – August 23rd – Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2017 with 130 to follow. The moon is waxing. Morning star is Venus. Evening stars are...

Famous birthdays for Aug. 23: Kobe Bryant, Shelley Long

Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include: -- French King Louis XVI in 1754 -- Dancer/actor/director Gene...

Trump administration cuts up to $300 million in aid to Egypt...

Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The Trump administration denied $96 million in economic aid and delayed $195 million in military aid to Egypt Tuesday due...

UNICEF: Boko Haram has used 83 children as ‘human bombs’ in...

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Boko Haram, a radical Islamist group in Nigeria, has increased its use of children as suicide bombers this year, according...

After solar eclipse, Americans’ eyes seem mostly none the worse

(NS) - Eye doctors who had braced themselves for at least a few patients after a dazzling solar eclipse swept the United States cautiously...

Harris chosen for GSA infrastructure solutions contract

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Harris Corporation has won a spot on a U.S. General Services contract for information technology, telecommunication and infrastructure services. The multiple...

Paul Ryan: Trump ‘messed up’ in remarks about Charlottesville

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan criticized President Donald Trump's remarks regarding the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. this month during a...

Chilean court approves some abortions for first time in nearly 30...

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A Chilean court lifted the country's complete ban on abortion Monday marking the first time legal abortions will be allowed...

Too many babies still placed on stomach to sleep: Study

MONDAY, Aug. 21, 2017 -- Despite years of public health campaigns, many American parents are still putting their babies to sleep in an unsafe...

Indianapolis Colts sign former San Francisco 49ers CB Chris Culliver, ex-Bills...

The Indianapolis Colts, seeking to add secondary depth, signed veteran free agent cornerbacks Chris Culliver and Corey White on Monday. The 29-year-old Culliver last...

Study: People favor products with more reviews, regardless of what reviews...

Aug. 21 (UPI) -- New research suggests that consumers use reviews and ratings by other consumers to drive their purchasing decision-making. The study, published today...

China’s top diplomat issued stern warning to North Korea

Aug. 21 (UPI) -- China's top diplomat issued a stern warning to North Korea and urged the reclusive state to end provocations. According to a...

Exclusive: Hyundai Motor Group faces government calls to address ‘big governance...

SEOUL (NS) - South Korea's new antitrust chief said he has been in talks with the autos-to-steel conglomerate Hyundai Motor Group about overhauling its...

Cricket: Australia’s sole warm-up match cancelled due to rain

REUTERS - Australia's only practice match ahead of the two-match test series against Bangladesh has been cancelled after heavy rain left the Fatullah cricket...

New Novartis drug takes aim at tough-to-treat malaria

LONDON (NS) - Novartis is taking aim at drug-resistant malaria – a growing global problem – by launching clinical trials of the first new...

Wyndham Lathem, Andrew Warren arrested for bizarre stabbing death

Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee were arrested Sunday for their alleged involvement in the stabbing death...