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Ford recalls 18,000 Ranger pickups due to fire hazard

Oct. 14 (UPI) — Ford Motor Company issued a safety recall Monday for thousands of its compact pickup trucks due to an electrical risk that could lead to a fire, officials said. Ford said it’s recalling 18,000 of its 2019 Ranger models due to an

Russell Wilson leads Seahawks comeback win over Browns

Oct. 14 (UPI) — Russell Wilson threw two passing touchdowns and rushed for another score to help the Seattle Seahawks rally from a 20-6 deficit in a comeback victory against the Cleveland Browns. Seattle (5-1) trailed Cleveland (2-4) by three points with 9:06 remaining before

In photos:Moments from BFI London Film Festival

Entertainment News Photos Updated: Oct. 14, 2019 at 7:46 AM The stars of “The Irishman,” “Official Secrets,” “The Aeronaut,” “The Report” and “Jojo Rabbit’ attend premieres at the 63rd BFI London Film Festival from October 5 through 13, 2019. (0) Slide show Thumbnails View all

Watch: Sam Darnold returns, leads Jets to upset of Cowboys

Oct. 14 (UPI) — Sam Darnold made his return from mononucleosis and led the New York Jets to an upset of the Dallas Cowboys, passing for more than 300 yards and multiple scores in Week 6. Darnold completed 23 of 32 passes for 338 yards,

Google honors physicist Joseph Plateau with new Doodle

Oct. 14 (UPI) — Google is celebrating what would have been the 218th birthday of Belgian physicist Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau with a new Doodle. Plateau’s research on visual perception led to him creating a device he called the phénakistiscope , which later led to

S. Korean Justice Minister resigns over corruption allegations

Oct. 14 (UPI) — In an unexpected move, Justice Minister Cho Kuk offered to resign Monday amid an ongoing probe into corruption allegations involving his family. “I judged I should not add a burden to the president and the government regarding my family affairs. I

Iran says it discovered natural gas deposit worth $40B

Oct. 14 (UPI) — Iran announced that it has discovered a natural gas field with about $40 billion of condensed gas. The National Iranian Oil Company said Sunday that the newly found deposit holds about 385 million barrels of fuel, the Middle Eastern country’s official

Famous birthdays for Oct. 14: Mia Wasikowska, Ralph Lauren

Oct. 14 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra. They include: — King James II of England in 1633 — William Penn, the English Quaker who founded Pennsylvania, in 1644 — Dwight D. Eisenhower, World War II military leader/34th

On This Day, Oct. 14: Rabin, Peres, Arafat share Nobel Peace Prize

Oct. 14 (UPI) — On this date in history: In 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, better known as William the Conqueror, led his invading army to victory over England’s King Harold at Hastings. In 1322, Scotland’s Robert the Bruce defeats King Edward II of England

Los Angeles Lakers’ Anthony Davis suffers sprained thumb

Oct. 13 (UPI) — Los Angeles Lakers superstar Anthony Davis suffered a right thumb sprain in the first half of the team’s preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. Davis didn’t return to the game after suffering the thumb injury. The team announced Sunday

Tennessee Titans bench QB Marcus Mariota in loss to Denver Broncos

Oct. 13 (UPI) — The Tennessee Titans benched starting quarterback Marcus Mariota in favor of Ryan Tannehill during the team’s 16-0 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Trailing 13-0 against the Broncos, the Titans replaced Mariota in the third quarter after a dreadful start.

Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson sets dual-threat record in win

Oct. 13 (UPI) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson established a new record for dual-threat quarterbacks in the team’s 23-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. In the Ravens’ win at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Jackson became the first player in the Super

Simone Biles, 22, wins record 25th world gymnastics medal

Oct. 13 (UPI) — American star Simone Biles shattered the record for medals by a gymnast at the 2019 World Championships by winning gold medals on the balance beam and floor exercise Sunday in Stuttgart, Germany. Biles, 22, earned her 24th medal on the beam,