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Richard Wilbur, poet laureate and Pulitzer winner, dies at 96

Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Richard Wilbur, a national poet laureate and winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, died at age 96 in Belmont, Mass. Wilbur, often cited as an heir...

Conservative Sebastian Kurz, 31, to become Austria’s chancellor

Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Sebastian Kurz will become Austria's next chancellor and Europe's youngest leader at 31, according to provision final results Sunday. Kurz's People's Party captured 31.4 percent...

California wildfire death toll rises to 35, earthquake hits Mendocino County

Oct. 14 (UPI) -- At least 35 people have been killed and hundreds more remain missing as multiple wildfires continue to burn throughout Northern California. Two more people were...

Turkish troops set up observation posts in Syria’s Idlib province

Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Turkish forces on Friday began crossing into Syria's Idlib province in order to monitor de-escalation zones, the Turkish military said. The troop movement is part...

California wildfires: 23 dead, hundreds missing as concern for air quality grows

Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Officials say air quality in Northern California's Bay Area is in the range regarded as unhealthy and is expected to deteriorate in coming days...

Report: UN peacekeepers drugged and raped teen in Central African Republic

Oct. 12 (UPI) -- UN peacekeepers drugged and raped a 19-year-old woman in the Central African Republic, Amnesty International said Wednesday, adding more pressure on the United Nations...

Texas Tech student Hollis Daniels arrested for fatally shooting cop

Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A Texas Tech University student suspected of fatally shooting a campus police officer Monday night is in custody, police said. The Lubbock Police Department said...
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Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei threatens to walk away from nuclear deal

Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said Wednesday that Tehran will ditch the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement if the...

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Flybe has said, following a detailed review of aircraft maintenance, it has incurred higher than expected related costs in the first half of...