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Amanda Knox will discover Friday if she is to be definitively convicted of murder as Italy's top court resumes a hearing on the 2007 slaying of British student Meredith Kercher.
Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition kept up raids against Huthi Shiite rebels Friday in support of Yemen's embattled president, who headed to an Arab summit to garner support as Iran warned the intervention was "dangerous".
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is open to dialogue with the United States, the leader said in an interview with US television network CBS.
The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight appears to have deliberately crashed the plane after locking his captain out of the cockpit, French officials said, with the "unimaginable" development sparking global shock and anger among victims' loved o...
Scientists have developed an electromechanical device (a type of humidity sensor) placed on top of a bacterial spore. This nanobot is a form of robotic germ and it could play role in assessing food storage conditions.
On Wednesday, NASA announced additional details for future human expeditions into deep space, which will include going to Mars. The mission is ARM, or Asteroid Redirect Mission, which will test new astronaut capabilities by the mid-2020s.
NASA scientists using instrumentation on board NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover have discovered nitrogen on the Martian surface for the first time.
A massive space rock, asteroid 2014-YB35, about 1 km across, will hurtle past Earth on Friday at a speed of 23,000 mph, passing safely at a distance of 2.8 million miles at closest approach, about 11.7 times the distance of between Earth and Moon.
With March Madness in full swing, everyday NBA fans are getting a good look at players that will enter the league in 2015, but several youngsters that aren't on the big stage are making some noise, possibly leading to a first round selection this summer.
At least four major TV networks in the Philippines will broadcast the upcoming Mayweather-Pacquiao fight which will take place on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Dallas Cowboys have lost All Pro running back DeMarco Murray to NFC East rival Philadelphia, but if the latest rumors are true, owner Jerry Jones could have his replacement by the start of the NFL Draft next month.
It appears that Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach has succeeded in getting Manny Pacquiao all fired up for his upcoming fight against Floyd Mayweather on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
After 24 episodes, "Tokyo Ghoul" has wrapped up its series run. It was an intense roller coaster ride that is packed with so much drama and bloodshed.
The latest episode of "KanColle" wraps up the first season by having an ultimate battle between the Fleet Girls and the Abyssal Fleet in a brutal throwdown.
Zolgia finally gets what is coming to him in the finale of the first season to "The Testament of Sister New Devil," which ends in an awkward "reverse bang" that ends before it even starts.
When an animated movie gets released, it is usually an easy pick to win that particular weekend. But, not this time with "Home." It may win, but it will not be an easy one.
The 12-nation Transpacific Partnership (TPP), backed by President Obama will not be a"good deal" for the U.S.. A classified document has been released showing the alleged formation of a secret tribunal, organized under the World Bank or UN.
Small business owners already have plenty to worry about in today's economy and spending hard-earned dollars on marketing is difficult, but with the right strategies, finding new customers doesn't have to be expensive.
Business in 2015 includes an Internet component. No matter what you are selling, you can increase your potential sales by a hundred-fold by offering customers the option to purchase your goods or services online.
In addition to being the long running slogan for De Beers, ‘Diamonds are Forever’ is a reflection on the diamond giant’s ability to make money. Eighty-two billion dollars worth of diamond jewelry was sold in 2014.
After the release of the larger Blackberry Passport, Blackberry has combined previous design styles with upgraded features to create the Blackberry Classic with the hope of gaining traction in a niche market.
Microsoft has launched a beta of Skype for Web. The new website will allow users to access Skype from any web browser, removing the issue of being unable to use the popular communication program on computers where it is not installed.
With the launch date of the much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S6 only three weeks away, consumers across the globe are paying close attention to every detail of the Android flagship of the year. Here are five things you should know about the Galaxy S6.
Sony's recently-launched Action Cam has gotten plenty of viral interest on the Web. The buzz started with a March YouTube video of a POV shot from an eagle, which generated millions of views in a matter of days.
Even with the advent of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), dental services can be an expensive proposition. The Connecticut Mission of Mercy is trying to help as many people get dental care as they possibly can.
Shingles is a painful viral infection: more troublesome and itchy than chickenpox. For adults affected with the virus, the condition lasts on-and-off for a long-time. A top dermatologist has spoken with Digital Journal about dealing with the condition.
On Tuesday, Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY) reintroduced the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA), legislation that would ban the non-therapeutic use of eight important classes of antibiotics in food animal production.
Scientists in Sri Lanka have found an easy way to reduce calories in rice by half. The breakthrough could help in the fight against rising obesity rates by cutting the amount of carbohydrates absorbed into the body.
UN envoy to Libya, Bernardino Leon, proposed a unity government composed of a three-person presidential council but it also would incorporate the House of Representatives of the Tobruk-based internationally recognized government.
Police used tear gas and reportedly sound bombs and fired rubber bullets on Tuesday to disperse students who were protesting provincial Quebec government austerity policies that included severe cuts to education funding.
A worker-owned business that gives workers a share of the profits and a say in how the company is run is better than a union, better than right-to-work legislation.
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is the first official major candidate for president. He won't win the GOP nomination, but winning in 2016 is likely not his game plan. He is playing the long game and will win through 2016 martyrdom.
A loss of crops and protein as a result of social, economic and climatic changes poses a new challenge for world hunger. A research group are addressing this with new plant lines to provide beans.
A new study indicates that green spaces in cities and towns provide health and environmental benefits, especially during hot weather.
A mysterious underwater canyon off of Australia's west coast has revealed its amazing biodiversity to scientists, and this canyon is so huge that it's larger than the Grand Canyon. The scientists even recovered equipment that had been lost two years ago.
Land owners in northern Nevada were shocked this week to discover tens of thousands of dead birds littering the landscape. They are now criticizing the federal government over the mass killing of the starlings.
To read her book "Peeing on Hot Coals" is like reading something right out of John Steinbeck's "Grapes of Wrath." Pat Montandon, San Francisco's 'Golden Girl' and local TV celebrity has written her seventh book.
Authorities in Germany searched the Montabaur home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz on Thursday, looking for clues to why the young flier apparently flew a Germanwings jetliner into a mountain in southern France, killing all 150 passengers and crew.
Australian scientist Gary Cass and fashion designer Donna Franklin put their heads together and created the first dress made of beer. The creation from the two is set to debut at the 2015 World Expo in May and is sure to create a buzz.
The possibility that we could travel overland from New York to Moscow could become a reality, if the head of government-owned Russian Railways has anything to say. The 20,000 km (12,427 miles) superhighway would cost trillions of dollars.
A new wave of websites springing up online look to help savers looking for a good return by matching them with the best individual companies or borrowers in "peer-to-peer" lending, creating a mutually beneficial scenario with interest of up to 6%.
If you've found that you are generally happier spending money on experiences than on material purchases, the latest research backs you up.
After his wife died, Annapolis resident and retired Navy Academy cook Robert Bennett had to go to court to stay in his home after the couple had signed up for a reverse mortgage that went horribly wrong.
Canadians' disposable income is not growing as fast as their borrowing. Canadian personal debt grew to 163.3 percent of disposable income in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Australian scientist Gary Cass and fashion designer Donna Franklin put their heads together and created the first dress made of beer. The creation from the two is set to debut at the 2015 World Expo in May and is sure to create a buzz.
The western Indian state of Maharashtra banned the slaughter of cows and the sale and consumption of beef on March 3 of this year. But the ban is beginning to have far-reaching economic repercussions, as some businesses falter.
Whisky Live is an interactive event that tours a number of major cities. On display are a vast range of traditional and new whiskies. There are tastings, master classes and the the opportunity to discuss all things whisky with global experts.
For baking bread the important step is with consistently adding ingredients in the correct order and in the right quantities. This is according to a new genetic study.
Authorities in Germany searched the Montabaur home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz on Thursday, looking for clues to why the young flier apparently flew a Germanwings jetliner into a mountain in southern France, killing all 150 passengers and crew.
The possibility that we could travel overland from New York to Moscow could become a reality, if the head of government-owned Russian Railways has anything to say. The 20,000 km (12,427 miles) superhighway would cost trillions of dollars.
Local residents are often taken aback at the audacity of tourists who completely ignore the signs warning of the dangers of getting too close to the edges of the 513-foot white chalk cliffs. People have been known to go over the edge.
Uber drivers in Belgium were assaulted by fake clients this weekend, including by at least one cabbie angered by the lower cost rival, Belgian police said on Monday.
The BBC announced Wednesday that it was dropping one of its most popular presenters, "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson, for physically attacking a producer.
Joining the global effort to build the world's most fuel efficient vehicles, students from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) have designed cars that will compete against Europe's top car manufacturing nations.
If David Vitter, a senator from the USA, gets his way, then new rules for vehicles with three wheels will be on the way from Congress.
Apple may be working on its top-secret car project at a location just minutes away from its main campus in Cupertino, according to a new report from Apple Insider.
Puppetry ain’t kids’ stuff these days, and nobody in Canada knows this more than Ronnie Burkett. If you thought “Avenue Q” was edgy, just wait until you experience the dark hilarity of “The Daisy Theatre”, which returned to Toronto this week.
Ronan the Accuser pays the price for disobeying the Kree's Supreme Intelligence to save Hala in the latest issue of "Guardians Team-Up."
India's National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM) has digitized over 3 million ancient manuscripts and 18.5 million pages in the 12 years since its inception.
Princess Leia shows that she is not a pushover in the Marvel Comics' "Star Wars: Princess Leia #2." The journey slowly gets interesting as Leia is in a race against time.
Social networking sites are among the most popular and frequently visited online destinations, and they have experienced a large surge in membership numbers as smartphones have become more easily accessible.
In a landmark ruling affirming the right to free speech on the Internet, India's Supreme Court has struck down a controversial law under which police had the power to arrest people for comments they posted on social networks and other websites.
Fearing that social media and other online recruitment activities are being used to lure young Americans into the ranks of Islamic State fighters, US Muslim leaders are teaming up with leading tech companies in a bid to fight extremism.
After top-seeded Villanova Wildcats crashed out of the NCAA tournament with a 71-68 loss to 8-seed N.C. State, Wildcats fans were left dejected but a girl, member of the Villanova band, came to epitomize the devastation of the loss.