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Tom Welling to reprise Superman in ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’

Sept. 19 (UPI) — Smallville alum Tom Welling has joined the cast of the Arrowverse crossover. Arrow co-creator Mark Guggenheim confirmed in a tweet Thursday that Welling will reprise Clark Kent, aka Superman, in the CW event Crisis on Infinite Earths. “So excited. Tom is

Watch: 2,344 drink cans opened simultaneously for Guinness record

Sept. 19 (UPI) — A Guinness World Record was broken at an Ohio stadium when 2,344 people opened canned beverages at the same time. The Shelby county students, teachers and community members gathered Wednesday morning at Sidney Memorial Stadium to open their beverages at the

Washington Monument reopens after 3-year upgrade to elevator, security

Sept. 19 (UPI) — For the first time in three years, the Washington Monument — one of the nation’s most popular and recognizable landmarks — reopened to the public Thursday after extensive renovations. The 555-foot tall monument to George Washington, the first president of the

Rex Orange County announces North American tour, new album

Sept. 19 (UPI) — Singer Rex Orange County announced Thursday a new album titled Pony and a tour that spans North America and the U.K. Pony is set to be released on Oct. 25 and follows 2017’s Apricot Princess. The album will include his new

L3Harris awarded nearly $12.8M for Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar work

Sept. 19 (UPI) — L3Harris Technologies has been awarded a $12.8 million in a contract for sustainment support of the Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar in the Air Force Space Command Space Surveillance Network. The contract, announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense, applies to a previously

‘Moulin Rogue! The Musical’ to launch national tour in 2020

Sept. 19 (UPI) — Moulin Rogue! The Musical will embark on a national tour in 2020. Producers announced in a tweet Thursday that the hit Broadway musical will kick off the traveling production in November 2020. “Bohemians, far and wide! Moulin Rouge! The Musical is

Timeline: North Korean diplomacy under Kim Jong Un

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (UPI) — North Korea entered a new era of openness in 2018, with an unprecedented RSVP to the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and several face-to-face meetings with major world leaders since. But even after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un clinked wine

Cameron Mathison shares ‘good news’ after cancer diagnosis

Sept. 19 (UPI) — Cameron Mathison is sharing “good news” with fans following a successful surgery. The 50-year-old actor and television personality gave an update Thursday in a statement to ABC News after undergoing surgery for kidney cancer. Mathison said surgeons were able to completely

FDA announces criminal investigation into vape-linked lung illnesses

Sept. 19 (UPI) — Officials at the Food and Drug Administration told reporters on Thursday that the agency launched a criminal investigation of suspected vaping-linked lung illnesses. The investigation was started weeks ago, officials said, with the first reports that vague lung illnesses could be

Chemicals from heat-not-burn tobacco devices safer, but not harmless

Sept. 19 — Chemical emissions from heat-not-burn tobacco devices are lower than from conventional cigarettes, but they’re still high enough to be cause for concern, researchers report. The makers of such devices claim that they produce a “clean” vapor that contains fewer irritants and cancer-causing

Netflix spending a game-changer for Hollywood features

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 (UPI) — With the upcoming premiere of Martin Scorcese’s The Irishman slated for Sept. 27, streaming giant Netflix once again is at the forefront of feature film conversation in Hollywood. Boasting an announced budget of $159 million and a cast that

Scientists claim key advance in battle against citrus greening

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19 (UPI) — Scientists believe they have made a key advance in understanding the bacteria that causes citrus greening, which has severely damaged citrus trees in Florida and Texas and threatens commercial groves in California. A laboratory at Washington State University reported

Netflix: What’s coming and going in October 2019

Sept. 19 (UPI) — Netflix members can watch El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, horror film In the Tall Grass and new seasons of Peaky Blinders and The Kominsky Method in October. The streaming site released a list of the movies, TV shows, comedy specials

Famous birthdays for Sept. 19: Twiggy, Jeremy Irons

Sept. 19 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include: — Businessman George Cadbury in 1839 — Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski in 1905 — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell in 1907 — Austrian automobile designer Ferdinand Anton

K-pop group Pentagon shows its colors at ‘Prism’ world tour

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 (UPI) — Singing about holding on to the day when he reunites with a past love, Pentagon’s main vocalist, Jo Jin-ho, reached the highlight of “Till …” belting out a powerful high note toward the end. Yeo One (real name Yeo