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Police: 1 dead, at least 7 injured in Seattle shooting

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Police are searching for several gunmen after a dispute in front of a downtown Seattle McDonald’s devolved into a shooting Wednesday evening that left at least one person dead and several others injured. Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best said they are



Study: Four new walking shark species discovered

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Scientists in Australia have discovered four new species of shark that use their fins to walk across the ocean floor. The new shark species were discovered in the waters off northern Australia and New Guinea as part of a 12-year study



Oakland Raiders officially become Las Vegas Raiders

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Nearly three years after the NFL approved the organization’s plans to relocate, the Oakland Raiders have been officially renamed the Las Vegas Raiders. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and team owner Mark Davis unveiled the Raiders’ name change during a press conference

Coroner: Juice WRLD died of accidental overdose

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Juice WRLD died of an accidental overdose after he suffered a seizure in early December at Chicago’s Midway Airpot, an Illinois medical examiner’s office ruled Wednesday. Born Jarad Anthony Higgins, the American rapper died Dec. 8 at the Christ Medical Center



Alex Gordon returns to Kansas City Royals on one-year contract

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Veteran outfielder Alex Gordon is returning for a 14th season with the Kansas City Royals, the team announced Wednesday. In a statement released by the team, Kansas City said it signed Gordon to a one-year contract for the 2020 season. The

Oscar-nominated ‘Parasite’ builds expectations in South Korea

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) — Hopes are running high in South Korea that Bong Joon-ho’s satirical thriller Parasite will win big at the Oscars on Feb. 9. The film’s six Oscar nominations, which includes best picture, reflects the heightened attention being paid to Korean



Mississippi prison system records 8th death in less than month

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Corrections officials at the Mississippi State Penitentiary found an inmate dead in his prison cell Wednesday, marking the eighth death at a state facility in less than a month. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said officers found the inmate hanging in

Dallas Mavericks’ Dwight Powell suffers ruptured Achilles

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Dallas Mavericks starting center Dwight Powell sustained a rupture of his right Achilles tendon during Tuesday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, the team announced Wednesday. In the team’s statement, the Mavericks said Powell is currently weighing his surgical options.



FedEx Ground to begin year-round Sunday home deliveries

Jan. 22 (UPI) — FedEx announced Wednesday that it will begin making home package deliveries on Sunday for most U.S. homes. The company began FedEx Ground Sunday deliveries during the most recent peak holiday season but will now provide weekend deliveries for “the majority of

Northrup Grumman awarded $217.2M for BACN payload support

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Northrop Grumman Systems was awarded a $217.2 million modification to provide operation and support for Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload operations, the Pentagon has announced. Under the deal, Northrup Grumman will support payload equipment and services for the Battlefield Airborne Communications



Protests continue one day after reveal of new Lebanese government

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Demonstrators took to the streets of Lebanon again Wednesday, this time to protest the newly formed government announced one day earlier. Protests first broke out in the country in October, resulting in the resignation of former Prime Minister Saad Hariri. The

Parents of children with chickenpox less likely to develop shingles

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Adults exposed to a child with chickenpox in the home are less likely to develop shingles, but vaccination still offers the best protection even if it doesn’t provide the long-standing immunity previously thought, a new analysis has revealed. In an article



Small plane crash kills four in Corona, Calif.

Jan. 22 (UPI) — A small plane crash in Southern California on Wednesday killed four people, local emergency officials said. The plane crashed near Corona Municipal Airport, about 20 miles east of Anaheim, the Corona Fire Department said. The wreckage of the plane was located

Trump administration wants to limit service animals on flights to dogs

Jan. 22 (UPI) — The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed a new rule banning all but dogs from traveling as service animals on airline flights. The proposal would allow airlines to prevent travelers from bringing other animals — including cats and miniature horses