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Famous birthdays for Sept. 14: Sam Neill, Emma Kenney

Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include: -- Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov in 1849 -- Margaret Sanger, American pioneer in the birth-control movement, in 1879 -- Actor Clayton Moore in 1914 -- ...

On This Day: Pope canonizes Elizabeth Ann Seton, first American-born saint

Sept. 14 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1901, U.S. President William McKinley died of wounds inflicted by an assassin eight days earlier. He was succeeded by Vice President Theodore Roosevelt. In 1920, the first live radio dance music ...

Cruel Food Brands Mangle Books For Meme Challenge. Readers Aren’t Having It.

Various food brands thought they’d get cute by brutalizing books in a “don’t have a bookmark” challenge involving crushing Chex Mix and chicken wings inside of them and dousing them with milk. Haha, said book lovers, publishing houses, bookstores ...

Ex-Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers WR Torrey Smith retires

Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Former Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith is retiring from the league after eight seasons in the NFL. One of the best deep threats over the last decade in the league, Smith announced his retirement ...

Helmet manufacturer Xenith ends deal with Patriots WR Antonio Brown

Sept. 13 (UPI) -- New England Patriots star wide receiver Antonio Brown and helmet manufacturer Xenith are ending their business relationship. Xenith announced Friday that the company terminated its endorsement deal with Brown. "Xenith has ...

This Week In History News, Sept. 8 – 14

Hitler relative arrested for pedophilia, secrets of Dead Sea Scrolls unlocked, teenager's Holocaust diary to be published. The Alleged Last Living Relative Of Adolf Hitler Was Just Convicted Of Pedophilia CENRomano-Lukas Hitler, the alleged last ...

Storm-weary regions on alert again as tropical depression threatens to strengthen

Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Residents and officials along the southeastern coast of the United States are once again on alert for a brewing tropical system in the Atlantic, just over a week after Hurricane Dorian lashed the region. AccuWeather meteorologists ...

Former Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston retires from NBA

Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Former Golden State Warriors veteran guard Shaun Livingston is retiring from basketball after 15 seasons in the NBA. Livingston, 34, announced his retirement on social media Friday. He reached the NBA Finals in each of his five ...

N.Y. attorney general: Sackler family protecting $1B using Swiss accounts

Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The Sackler family has transferred $1 billion from Purdue Pharma, a pharmaceutical company they own, to their own bank accounts to avoid relinquishing the funds amid legal action over the company's involvement in the opioid crisis, ...

Washington Redskins sign former Jaguars, Texans CB Aaron Colvin

Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins signed former Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans cornerback Aaron Colvin, the team announced Friday. The Redskins also signed wide receiver Robert Davis from the practice squad, according to the team. ...

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