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Watch: Alaska man frees moose caught in Christmas lights

Dec. 11 (UPI) — An Alaska resident came to the rescue of a moose that got its face tangled in Christmas lights and the incident was caught on video by a doorbell camera. The Anchorage-area resident’s Ring camera was recording when the man came outside

1 dead, dozens injured in attack on Bagram Airfield

Dec. 11 (UPI) — Armed attackers targeted a hospital under construction near the United States’ largest military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person and injuring dozens more, officials said. The attack near the Bagram Airfield, which President Donald Trump had visited

Famous birthdays for Dec. 11: Mo’Nique, Hailee Steinfeld

Dec. 11 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Sagittarius. They include: — Pope Leo X in 1475 — U.S. statesman George Mason in 1725 — Actor Vampira, born Maila Nurmi, in 1922 — Blues Hall of Fame member Willie

On This Day, Dec. 11: Germany, Italy declare war on U.S.

Dec. 11 (UPI) — On this date in history: In 1816, Indiana joined the United States as its 19th state. In 1936, Britain’s King Edward VIII abdicated to marry American divorcee Wallis Warfield Simpson. His brother succeeded to the throne as King George VI. In

Presidents Cup golf: How to watch, betting odds

Dec. 11 (UPI) — The 2019 Presidents Cup begins Thursday in Melbourne, Australia, but American viewers can start watching the golf tournament Wednesday, due to the time difference. Here is how to watch and the latest betting odds: Captain Tiger Woods and the U.S. team

‘Vicious circle’ of bullying poses harm to mental health

Dec. 11 — Bullied teens are more likely to develop mental health problems, and people with mental health problems are also more likely to become bullies, researchers report. Even though many studies have shown that being bullied can leave mental scars, “no studies to date”

U.S. military returns four bases to South Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (UPI) — The United States returned four military sites to South Korea in the biggest such handover since 2015, United States Forces Korea announced on Wednesday. Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach, USFK deputy commander, and Ko Yunju, director general of the North

Philadelphia Phillies to sign former New York Yankees SS Didi Gregorius

Dec. 10 (UPI) — The Philadelphia Phillies reached an agreement with former New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius on Tuesday. League sources told ESPN and NBC Sports Philadelphia that Gregorius agreed to a one-year, $14 million contract with the Phillies. The deal, pending a physical,

Pete Buttigieg reveals list of McKinsey clients

Dec. 10 (UPI) — South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released a list of clients that he advised for while employed by elite management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. A timeline of Buttigieg’s client list from 2007 to 2010 includes Blue Cross Blue

U.S. suspends operational training of Saudi students at military bases

Dec. 10 (UPI) — The United States suspended operational training of Saudi Arabian students at locations throughout the United States after a shooting at a Florida Naval base carried out by a Saudi Air Force officer. The suspension will affect about 850 Saudi personnel presently

Philip McKeon, former child actor, dies at 55

Dec. 10 (UPI) — Philip McKeon, the former child actor best known for his role in the TV sitcom Alice, died Tuesday, his family’s spokesman said. He was 55. “We are all beyond heartbroken and devastated over Phil’s passing,” family spokesman Jeff Ballard said in

Detroit Lions place WR Marvin Jones Jr. on injured reserve

Dec. 10 (UPI) — The Detroit Lions placed wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr. on season-ending injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday. Jones suffered an ankle injury on the Lions’ final drive during Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. It marks the second consecutive season that

Boeing awarded $21.2 million modification to maintain surveillance satellite

Dec. 10 (UPI) — Boeing has been awarded a $21.2 million contract modification for sustainment and development for the Air Force’s space based surveillance system , the Department of Defense announced Tuesday. The modification funds systems engineering, operations, operations support and contractor logistics support for

New Zealand volcano: Criminal probe launched; death toll rises to six

Dec. 10 (UPI) — At least six people were confirmed dead Tuesday as New Zealand police launched a criminal investigation into deaths caused by a volcanic eruption on White Island. During a news conference, New Zealand Deputy Commissioner John Tims said the conditions and scope