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Research reveals how hypergiant star quickly sheds mass

Brooks Hays
TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- VY Canis Majoris is one of the largest stars in the Milky Way, but it won't be for long. The stellar behemoth is quickly shedding mass.

Kylie Jenner 'still together' with boyfriend Tyga

Annie Martin
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Kylie Jenner revealed she and boyfriend Tyga are "still together" despite reports she broke up with the rapper on his 26th birthday, Nov. 19.

'I'm sorry, I can't do that' -- Robots learning to say 'no'

Ben Hooper
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Researchers at Tufts University said they are developing mechanisms for robots to perform a previously unheard-of task: saying "no" to orders from humans.

Ben Affleck is feeling 'a ton of pressure' for 'Batman v Superman'

Wade Sheridan
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Expectations are high for the upcoming superhero crossover, {i:Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice}, something that star Ben Affleck is fully aware of.

Philippine Air Force receiving South Korean FA-50 jets

Richard Tomkins
MANILA, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The Philippines will receive on Friday the first two of 12 FA-50 Golden Eagle jets from Korea Aerospace Industries.

James McAvoy declares Daniel Radcliffe the 'most professional actor I've ever worked with'

Karen Butler
NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Daniel Radcliffe says his working relationship with James McAvoy bore little resemblance to the partnership their characters shared in "Victor Frankenstein."

Research helps identify sleep apnea patients for surgery

Stephen Feller
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Some obstructive sleep apnea patients who can't tolerate CPAP are better off having surgery to keep their airways open, researchers found in a recent study.

Phone calls to North Korea pose security risks, Seoul police says

Elizabeth Shim
SEOUL, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- South Korean police are concerned mobile phone conversations between North Korean defectors in the South and their relatives pose problems.

Three arrested for stealing tractor trailer full of cheese

Daniel Uria
VAUGHAN, Ontario, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Police in Vaughan, Canada arrested three men for stealing a tractor trailer full of cheese.

Khloe Kardashian 'healing' from staph infection

Annie Martin
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Khloe Kardashian assured fans she is "doing better" after reportedly contracting a staph infection while visiting estranged husband Lamar Odom in the hospital.