Damen lays keel for Mexican naval ship

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding has held a keel laying ceremony for new Sigma 10514 long range patrol vessel for the...

New treatment cures, vaccinates mice against cancer

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Researchers at Duke University have successfully cured and vaccinated mice against cancer in a recent small study using nanotechnology and...

Royal Canadian Navy awards Thales support contract for up to 35...

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Thales In-Service Support will provide refit, repair, and maintenance services for Canadian Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships. The nearly $633 million...

Mass monsoon floods in South Asia a humanitarian crisis, aid group...

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India have combined to become a full humanitarian crisis -- with more than 16...

Report: U.S. scales back deployment to Korea for drills

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Strategic assets of the U.S. military, including an aircraft carrier and a nuclear-powered submarine, may not be deployed during the...

Soft start for crude oil, but a ceiling appears in sight

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices drifted around neutrality early Friday in a sign that balance was more about offsetting factors than a...

Caribbean’s Windward Islands prepare for Tropical Storm Harvey

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to move through the Windward Islands into the eastern Caribbean Sea on Friday the U.S....

Police arrest 4 in Spain terror attacks, hunt for van driver

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Spanish police have arrested four people believed to be part of a covert, radical Islamic terrorist cell, but were still...

Japan’s alert system against North Korea malfunctions

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Japan's national emergency alert system, capable of transmitting urgent messages nationwide during a potential North Korea missile attack, is not...

Death roll rises to 14 in Spain terror attacks

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The death toll from two terrorist attacks in Spain rose to 14 Friday, officials said -- as investigators try and...

Kenya election a show of strength by voters, specialists say

Kenya's near 80 percent voter turnout and lack of extreme violence mark the country's move toward a more peaceful, democratic election process, according to...