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A female suicide bomber blew herself up Friday at a big market in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a vigilante and a witness said."There had been a suicide attack on Gamboru market this morning. It was a female suicide bomber.
The US spied on senior Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major companies including conglomerate Mitsubishi, according to documents released Friday by WikiLeaks, which published a list of at least 35 targets.
Morgan Freeman, Jack Black and a host of other celebrities star in a video backing Americas' nuclear deal with Iran, wise-cracking their way through an often surreal mixture of Hollywood, politics and diplomacy.
Unidentified gunmen opened fire at an election campaign rally in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Friday, killing a woman and wounding at least 12 people, police said.
Challenging the assumption that prostate cancer is one type of the disease, researchers have identified five different types, each of which has a distinct genetic signature.
The first wave of data from comet lander Philae came out on Thursday, revealing a trove of new information about the comet's composition.
Lizards from the Caribbean, preserved for 20 million years in amber, have been found to be identical to their modern relatives, say researchers.
The detection of metal contaminates in our food supply is important to our health and safety, but existing methods of inspection are limited. However, researchers at Toyohashi University Of Technology may have solved that problem.
Ace pitcher David Price will be heading to the Toronto Blue Jays in a trade that involved three Jays pitching prospects, including Daniel Norris.
Rising Filipino boxers Jason and Albert Pagara are all set to clash with their Mexican opponents on Aug. 7 at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Top Rank Promotions owner Bob Arum could be exploring the possibility of doing a tune-up fight for Manny Pacquiao before the end of the year following Pacquiao's revelation that he is recovering quickly from his recent shoulder injury.
Former football star Vince Papale, from the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL, chatted with Digital Journal about his career and future plans.
Three new episodes of the puppet, wires and flying space ships television series Thunderbirds are to be made to mark the show's fiftieth anniversary.
‘Wild City’ director Ringo Lam returns to the world of gritty Hong Kong cinema in this tale of corruption and conscience, which screened at the Fantasia Film Festival.
‘Traders’ is a darkly humoured and entertaining story about a couple of guys who realize they can profit from the desperation of others guilt-free. Fantasia Film Festival plays host to two sold-out screenings of the film.
"Vacation" started early and it may be a rough road as it continues. Even with the early start, it will not overcome the other newcomer, "Mission: Impossible - Rouge Nation."
The International Monetary Fund said Thursday it would not join a new bailout program for Greece until conditions for debt sustainability, including debt relief and economic reforms, are clearly assured.
Chad Hurley, the long-time CEO of YouTube, told an audience of 8,000 people in New Orleans for Sage Summit 2015 that a key business tip is to “surround yourself with great people, and have fun.”
Whole Foods is losing its loyal customers. The company said Wednesday that its sales growth at stores open at least a year was 1.3 percent in the most recent quarter.
California-based PC giant Hewlett-Packard announced on Tuesday it was pulling up stakes at its Shushary factory near St. Petersburg, Russia.
The Millennial Generation, which is also referred to as Generation Y, is broadly characterized as taking a more liberal approach to society.
Sony is continuing to show signs of a strong recovery from financial issues after announcing a year-on-year trebling of profits. The growth has been fuelled primarily by sales of the PlayStation 4 games console.
Confirming previous rumours regarding what Nokia was planning to unveil at its VIP press event this week, the company has announced that it is developing a virtual reality camera for the movie industry that can capture 360-degree panoramas.
For the 44 percent of the world's population living near coastal waters, a lamp that runs on saltwater could prove to be particularly useful. Imagine lighting a lamp without the need for an electric grid.
Kick back, open a can of Coca Cola (or equivalent caramel colored carbonated soft drink) and take a sip. Ever wondered what is happening as you ingest the sugary fluid? If so, read on...
Simple and inexpensive ultraviolet light technology can kill food-borne pathogens on the surface of certain fruits such as apples and pears, scientists have found.
Instead of getting their morning hit of caffeine by sipping a cup of coffee, some people are now inhaling it. Caffeine vaporizers deliver a puff of the popular stimulant on the go.
A cheap and simple procedure that seems more like silly game than a medical therapy appears to help young children clear their ears of fluid.
Spectators hoping to hear final arguments in the lawsuit seeking to overturn North Carolina's controversial Voter Information Verification Act (VIVA) were disappointed Thursday when conflicts over witness testimony upended the court's schedule.
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei arrived in Germany Thursday on his first overseas trip since he was arrested nearly four years ago, after Britain denied him a six-month visa because he did not declare a supposed "criminal conviction" on his applicat...
Actor Donald Sutherland, the father of Kiefer Sutherland — has written an opinion piece in a national Canadian newspaper about his lack of voting rights in his own country. As he lives abroad, and has for over five years, he can't vote in Canada.
Kim Strach, Executive Director of North Carolina's State Board of Elections, says she frequently gets phone call from voters who are "very, very concerned" about voter fraud.
Google Street View cars may soon be doing more than snapping photos of a block or neighborhood, it could also be tracking air pollution.
A court hearing for a Zimbabwean landowner who is accused of allowing the hunt that killed Cecil the lion was postponed Thursday amid continuing worldwide outrage at the animal's death.
Emissions of nitrous oxide ('laughing gas') generated from agriculture in the U.S. has been underestimated by 40 percent, according to a recent study.
In a statement issued Tuesday by the Dvůr Králové Zoo, Czech Republic, the world was told of the death on Monday of Northern white rhino female Nabiré, at 31 years of age.
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has fined six companies based in Los Angeles and San Mateo counties for ignoring warnings and repeatedly selling imported fruits and vegetables grown with illegal pesticides.
Kick back, open a can of Coca Cola (or equivalent caramel colored carbonated soft drink) and take a sip. Ever wondered what is happening as you ingest the sugary fluid? If so, read on...
Plane debris found in the western Indian Ocean appears to be from a Malaysia Airlines airliner that disappeared with 239 passengers and crew last year.
Simple and inexpensive ultraviolet light technology can kill food-borne pathogens on the surface of certain fruits such as apples and pears, scientists have found.
One out of every five children in the United States lives in poverty, and more children are poor today than during the Great Recession, according to a newly-released report.
Everyone loves having extra money in the bank, but when it comes to the practical aspect of building up a savings account many Americans are still struggling to meet their financial goals.
New research has highlighted a lack of consumer awareness is negatively impacting the insurance industry. As a result, thousands of UK inhabitants go without cover that will ultimately give them financial protection should anything go wrong.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed a law on Saturday raising the city's minimum wage from $9 per hour to $15 by 2020, a historic move that will affect hundreds of thousands of workers.
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has fined six companies based in Los Angeles and San Mateo counties for ignoring warnings and repeatedly selling imported fruits and vegetables grown with illegal pesticides.
Kroger Company, the nation's second-largest supermarket chain, has recalled four different spices, packaged under the Kroger brand name. The recalled products include garlic, black pepper, cinnamon, and even bacon bits.
Human feces and scraps of toilet paper found in fields growing cilantro in Puebla, Mexico is believed to be the likely cause of this year's outbreak of cyclosporiasis in Texas, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday.
I recently wrote a story about salmon farming practices in Chile. I focused on the horrendous amount of antibiotics used by fish farmers, and then I became curious. Why were human-use antibiotics being used at all? Here is what I found out.
Plane debris found in the western Indian Ocean appears to be from a Malaysia Airlines airliner that disappeared with 239 passengers and crew last year.
Fake palm trees and high winds fueled a poolside fire on a rooftop at The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip over the weekend, fire officials said Monday.
The US Senate Appropriations Committee approved a slate of amendments that open to the door to restoring open travel to Cuba, as well shipping and agricultural financing.
A flight from Denver to Los Angeles was diverted to Grand Junction, Colorado, on Wednesday after a number of passengers reported feeling ill. Some on board took pictures of themselves using oxygen masks.
Cars on U.S. roads are older than ever, according to an auto industry report. Drivers are benefitting from increased reliability of modern vehicles and are keeping them on the road longer.
There has been some big news for Ferrari fans — earlier in the week details were leaked of a Speciale F12 — and now Ferrari confirmed it will release a new Spider droptop version of the 488.
Ferrari is rumoured to be on a revised Speciale version of the F12, a car that will compete in performance terms with the Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 Superveloce and Porsche 918 Spyder.
An incredibly rare Ferrari, the SWB California Spider 250 GT, will go on sale at auction in Pebble Beach next month, with an estimate of $16 - $18 million.
May 6 of this year marked the hundredth anniversary of Orson Welles' birth. But despite the name recognition and the wide film-school reverence for “Citizen Kane”, it sometimes seems as if Welles is still being neglected, even posthumously.
A brand-new production of Richard Wagner's opera "Tristan and Isolde" by the composer's great-granddaughter was warmly received at its premiere on Saturday, marking the start of this year's legendary Bayreuth Festival.
The number one book for children at primary school (aged five to 11 in the U.K.) to read has been named by teachers. It is 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,' a novel by Roald Dahl.
For years Karachi's walls have been spattered with the bloodstains of murder victims and scrawled with graffiti touting everything from sectarian hatred to quack cures for erectile dysfunction.
James Woods, filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles' superior court alleging that an unknown user named "Abe List" make a negative statements on Twitter about the Hollywood actor — namely he's a "cocaine addict."
A privacy watchdog in Germany ordered Facebook to allow users to join the site using pseudonyms. The order challenges Facebook's authentic name policy.
Is the Internet of Things here to stay or a futuristic scenario that won’t truly come to fruition? Earlier this year, The Motley Fool stated, “buzzwords may come and go, but this one refers to a real megatrend in technology.”
Gawker says it will rethink its ethics policies following turmoil over an article about an executive's private life, in what could be a turning point for the popular news and gossip website.