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Salmonella concerns prompt recall of some Quest cat food nationwide

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A Utah company has recalled 2-pound bags of frozen Quest cat food nationwide over potential salmonella contamination. A company announcement said this week that salmonella, which may cause nausea and fever symptoms, could affect not ...

Car bomb in Syria kills at least 15

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A car bomb in northern Syria killed multiple people and injured several others Saturday, Turkish officials said. The attack occurred in the al-Bab district of northern Syria, controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters. ...

Kingsley Ben-Adir to play Barack Obama in James Comey limited series

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Peaky Blinders and The OA actor Kingsley Ben-Adir has signed on to play former U.S. President Barack Obama in the CBS Studios limited series based on former FBI Director James Comey's memoir A Higher Loyalty. Deadline.com reported ...

Bill Gates unseats Jeff Bezos as wealthiest person on Earth

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Bill Gates is, once again, the wealthiest person on earth, surpassing Jeff Bezos according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, has a net worth of about $110 billion, the list, updated ...

Israel strikes Hamas targets after rockets fired from sites

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Israel said it responded to rockets fired by Hamas from the Gaza Strip by targeting several locations Saturday, two days after Egypt brokered a cease-fire in the region. Israeli said it avoided striking the Islamic Jihad faction -- ...

United Auto Workers ratify four-year deal with Ford

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- United Auto Workers members ratified a new four-year contract with Ford Motor Co., the union announced. The new deal was approved by 56.3 percent of Ford voting members, the UAW said in a news release Friday. Covered are hourly ...

OMB official Mark Sandy testifies in impeachment inquiry

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Mark Sandy, a senior Office of Management and Budget official, arrived Saturday on Capitol Hill to testify in the House's impeachment inquiry in defiance of White House orders. Speaking during a closed-door meeting, he's the first ...

‘Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ in the works at Bravo

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Bravo is adding a new The Real Housewives show to its reality TV franchise in 2020. The cable network is now working on The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City. Andy Cohen made the announcement Saturday at BravoCon in New York ...

Kate Beckinsale laughs off Jamie Foxx dating buzz in Instagram post

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale denied rumors she is dating Ray Oscar winner Jamie Foxx in an Instagram post. "Lads night at #hfpa party with @therealadewale @iamjamiefoxx and @jsauluck. I would like to point out that standing ...

Gale warnings in effect as big nor’easter begins march up East Coast

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- High winds, heavy surf and drenching rain began pounding part of the southern Atlantic coast on Friday, and some impacts from the big nor'easter will expand to the coastal Northeast through this weekend and into early next week. ...

5 arrested in shooting at New Jersey high school football game

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Five men face charges in connection with a shooting at a New Jersey high school football game that injured three people, including two minors, prosecutors announced Saturday. The shooting took place Friday evening during a playoff ...

The Weirdest Beauty Trends That You Have Seen Yet

There are beauty trends and then there are weird beauty trends. Sometimes they are even one in the same. These are the weirdest, but somehow still popular, weird beauty trends that you have seen yet, and some you will never believe anyone ...

In photos: Yayoi Kusama ‘Every Day I Pray For Love’ exhibit

Updated: Nov. 16, 2019 at 12:24 PM Visitors viewed Yayoi Kusama's "Every Day I Pray For Love" exhibit November 15, 2019, at the David Zwirner gallery in New York City. People stand inside "Infinity Mirrored Room - Dancing Lights ...

Lynette Howell Taylor, Stephanie Allain to produce the 92nd Oscars

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain have been announced as the producers of the 92nd Oscars telecast on ABC. This will mark the women's first involvement with the ceremony, which is presented by the Academy of Motion ...

‘Peaky Blinders’ star Helen McCrory joins ‘Roadkill’ miniseries

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Peaky Blinders star and Harry Potter alum Helen McCrory is to play Prime Minister Dawn Ellison in Roadkill, a BBC/PBS political thriller starring Hugh Laurie. David Hare -- whose credits include Collateral and The White Crow -- ...

Luna Lovegood Spectrespecs

Luna Lovegood Spectrespecs Attention muggles, wizards, and witches! Celebrate you inner nonconformist with the Luna Lovegood Spectrespecs from the NeatoShop. This delightful pair of spectacles will give you that dreamy, and possibly demented, ...

The Origins of Bloody Mary

The legend of the Bloody Mary is one of those scary stories with a spirit that we’ve either tried to actually summon, or just plainly ignored as a scary urban legend, and nothing more. Whether you’ve tried actually summoning Bloody Mary in front ...

This Huge Skeleton Rises From The Ground For Mexico’s Day Of The Dead

Dia de Muertos, or the day of the dead, is a Mexican multi-day holiday where friends and family members gather to pray for and remember those who have died, and help support their spiritual journey. Dia de Muertos is not a sad holiday at all, but ...

The Key To Photosynthesis Unlocked By Scientists

Photosynthesis is the process where plants accumulate energy from sunlight and use it to produce glucose from carbon dioxide and water. This process is the foundation of life here on our planet, as it provides the food, energy, and oxygen that ...

It’s an R2-D2 Popcorn Popper

It’s official: R2-D2 is the most capable robot in the Star Wars universe. He can be a German Observatory, a coffee press, a teapot, and many more things. Now, he has discovered yet another ability: he can apparently make popcorn. This is an R2-D2 ...

How A.I Can Change Psychiatry

Computers can now help doctors in diagnosing diseases and assist in monitoring a patient’s vital signs from hundreds of miles away, thanks to improvements in artificial intelligence technology. Now, CU Boulder researchers are eyeing integrating ...

Is Romantic Desire Predictable?

Dating apps such as Grindr and Tinder are now people’s instant method of dating, avoiding the traditional method of one-on-one meetups to find the right match. Using these dating apps save time and money (it’s a date, of course there’s money going ...

A Maytag Gasoline-Powered Washing Machine

David Burge, an antique car expert and respected internet scoundrel, informs us in a Twitter thread that the Maytag Corporation used to make cars. Although it's most famous for its household appliances, the company founded by F.L. Maytag made cars ...

The Story of the 1991 Beauty and the Beast Screening That Changed Everything

The Disney renaissance began with The Little Mermaid in 1989, and the next big princess movie was Beauty and the Beast in 1991. The studio's animation department had a lot riding on the project, mainly to prove that they could continue making magic ...

The 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

The winners have been announced in the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. The overall winner is the picture above by Sarah Skinner entitled “Grab life by the…” We hear that the moment ended peacefully, as the cub missed his target. The ...