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Democrats rush to meet Wednesday deadline to qualify for 3rd debate

Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Wednesday is the final day all Democratic presidential candidates can qualify for the next primary debate in Houston next month, and it looks like several will miss the cut -- perhaps sounding the death knell for their campaigns. ...

Cute Dogs Inadvertently Spark Huge Row About Socialism And Capitalism

A video of two dogs on treadmills is generating huge debate on Twitter about the merits of socialism vs. capitalism. One of the dogs games the system in the cute clip, shared Tuesday on an account called Young Americans Against ...

Operation Fall Weiss: Lessons of World War II still relevant

Eighty year ago, on Sept. 1, 1939, Nazi Germany invaded Poland, starting World War II. Code-named Operation Fall Weiss, under the pretext of a staged Polish attack against German troops, five German armies with about 1.5 million soldiers, 2,000 ...

Amnesty International: Lebanon ‘forcibly deported’ 2,500 Syrian refugees

Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Lebanon "forcibly deported" nearly 2,500 Syrian refugees back to their native country in the last three months, according to government information obtained by Amnesty International, who urged the Middle Eastern nation to ...

‘Eco-anxiety’ over climate change causing stress, panic in millions, experts say

Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Alysis Morrissey was sitting at her desk last October when she stumbled upon a new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. "It said we only have 12 years to change our course and prevent a climate catastrophe from ...

S. Korea: Japan treating us as an ‘adversary’

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- South Korea "strongly regrets" its removal from Japan's "white list" of favored trading partners and said that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is treating Seoul as an "adversary," an official from the presidential Blue ...

U.S.-born South Korea celebrity receives prison sentence in drug case

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Robert Holley, a naturalized Korean citizen from the United States and TV personality, was given a suspended prison sentence Wednesday in a local court's ruling on his drug case. The Seoul Western District Court sentenced ...

Tate Reeves wins GOP’s Mississippi runoff for governor

Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Three weeks after being forced into a runoff election, Mississippi Republicans chose Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to be their nominee in the upcoming gubernatorial race. "Thank you, Mississippi. What a great victory tonight," Reeves said in ...

On This Day, Aug. 28: Martin Luther King Jr. gives ‘I have a dream’ speech

Aug. 28 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1922, a New York City realty company paid $100 for the first radio commercial, on station WEAF. In 1941, Nazi German, Hungarian and Ukrainian police completed the two-day massacre of more than ...

Florida farmers launch effort to survive climate change

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Florida farmers formed a coalition this summer to study and combat the impact of climate change on agriculture in the state. The group also might seek new state subsidies to ensure the future of farming and open land ...

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