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Dorian: 50 dead, 2,500 registered missing in the Bahamas

Sept. 11 (UPI) — The Bahamas designated 2,500 people as missing Wednesday, 10 days after Hurricane Dorian struck the islands. The Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency said the Department of Social Services is compiling a register of missing people based on reports through the Missing

Jury finds Yujing Zhang guilty of illegally entering Mar-a-Lago

Sept. 11 (UPI) — A federal jury on Wednesday found a Chinese woman guilty of illegally entering President Donald Trump‘s Mar-a-Lago club in South Florida. After 4 hours of deliberation, the jury said Yujing Zhang, 33, was guilty of lying to a federal agent and

Fantasy football: Week 2 tight end rankings

Sept. 11 (UPI) — Zach Ertz, George Kittle, Travis Kelce, T.J. Hockenson and O.J. Howard top my Week 2 fantasy football tight end rankings for 2019. Evan Engram, Delanie Walker, Mark Andrews, Austin Hooper and Jared Cook round out my top-10 options for Week 2.

Anti-addiction meds can help teen opioid abusers, too

The epidemic of opioid addiction and abuse ravaging the United States is also affecting teenagers. Now, research confirms that anti-addiction medications that help adult abusers can also help teen patients. “Adolescents with severe opioid use disorder may benefit from a medication as part of a

Watch: Man snaps 98 pencils in one minute for Guinness record

Sept. 11 (UPI) — An Idaho man with a penchant for breaking Guinness World Records achieved his latest record by breaking 98 pencils in one minute. David Rush, who has more than 100 Guinness records to his name, appeared this week at the Idaho Out

Migrant children to House panel: Trump is cutting life-saving program

Sept. 11 (UPI) — House lawmakers heard personal stories Wednesday from several people, including migrants, who said a move by the Trump administration to cut a medical exemption program will be the difference between death and survival in the future for a number of seriously

Poland approved by State Dept. for $6.5B buy of F-35As

Sept. 11 (UPI) — A potential $6.5 billion deal that could bring up to 32 F-35A Lightning II fighter planes to Poland’s military was approved by the State Department. The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the certification of the sale to Congress on Tuesday.

Marines complete 10-day attack simulation exercise

Sept. 11 (UPI) — The U.S. Marine Corps announced a successful naval exercise in the Philippine and East China seas and in Okinawa, Japan, on Wednesday. The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Squadron 11 conducted a large-scale series of operations in a naval expeditionary

Look: Michael Phelps announces birth of third child, Maverick Nicolas

Sept. 11 (UPI) — Retired Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and his wife Nicole Phelps have announced the birth of their third child together, a baby boy named Maverick Nicolas. Maverick is the couple’s third son. They are also parents to 3-year-old Boomer Robert and 1-year-old

Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange glam up ‘The Politician’ posters

Sept. 11 (UPI) — Netflix released new posters Wednesday for their upcoming series The Politician. Posters highlight stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch and Ben Platt in the political satire from creator Ryan Murphy. The Politician premieres Friday, Sept. 27 on Netflix. Platt plays

Fantasy football: Week 2 quarterback rankings

Sept. 11 (UPI) — Carson Wentz, Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady, Lamar Jackson and Deshaun Watson top my Week 2 fantasy football quarterback rankings for 2019. Cam Newton, Jared Goff, Matt Ryan, Dak Prescott and Drew Brees round out my top-10 options for Week 2. If

In photos: Remembering 9/11 on 18th anniversary

Updated: Sept. 11, 2019 at 1:15 PM Solemn ceremonies honor the 3,000 people slain in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania on the 18th anniversary in 2019. An American flag is walked out to begin the ceremonies in

‘The Stand’ adds Whoopi Goldberg, more to cast

Sept. 11 (UPI) — CBS All Access announced Wednesday that Whoopi Goldberg and more have joined the cast of their miniseries adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Stand. The Stand begins filming this fall for a 2020 premiere, according to All Access’s announcements to the Television

Remembering 9/11 after 18 years: ‘That day made us stronger’

Sept. 11 (UPI) — New York City, Washington, D.C., and the rest of the United States remembered the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks Wednesday, the 18th anniversary of the brazen al-Qaida plot that killed 3,000 people at the World Trade Center and Pentagon. Victims’ relatives