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A one-week window opened Sunday for North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket -- widely-condemned by the international community as a disguised ballistic missile test linked to its nuclear weapons programme.
Romania has asked the UN cultural agency UNESCO to give world heritage list status to a village where a Canadian firm is battling to locate a controversial open-cast goldmine.
Seven Republicans campaigning to be US president are in a fight for survival in their last debate Saturday before the New Hampshire primary, battling to win over a significant number of undecided voters.
Four Iranian migrants making a rare attempt to reach Britain by boat from France on Saturday were rescued in the nick of time after their vessel took on water and was close to capsizing, officials said.
A small asteroid that passed by Earth at a distance of 1.3 million miles away two years ago is set to make a return appearance on March 5. This time, it could come much closer to Earth, perhaps as close as 11,000 miles, says NASA.
A new, more affordable, and clinically effective drug is being developed to treat patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The drug has been developed at the University of Minnesota.
The question preoccupying NASA scientists is not so much "is there life on Mars?" but could life survive on Mars? In the case of fungi, the answer appears to be yes.
In a study lasting over a decade, an arachnologist at Auburn University in Alabama discovered 14 new species of tarantula and completely rewrote the family tree of the Aphonopelma genus. One tarantula found near Folsom prison got a very special name.
Leicester City’s trip to the Etihad Stadium won’t define the Premier League title race, but in terms of momentum, a February clash between the league’s top two teams should be deemed significant.
With just a few days until the NBA trade deadline, social media is buzzing with potential moves that teams could make to push for a spot in the playoffs or in case of the Toronto Raptors, perhaps a chance at playing for a championship.
The rise in popularity of the NHL is mostly due to the game getting a bit more scoring with teams playing more fast-paced hockey. For those franchises looking to keep up, help is just around the corner at this summer's player Draft.
With just one game left in the NFL season, teams have a good idea of what players could help them reach the playoffs and possibly the Super Bowl next season, even those franchises that have struggled of late.
On Feb. 5, acclaimed stand-up comedian Mike Epps performed a sold-out show at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The Coen brothers’ latest picture, ‘Hail, Caesar!’, is a silly tribute to traditional Hollywood starring all the usual suspects with a few fresh additions.
‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ is an adaptation of an adaptation that delivers its own take on the classic mash-up by further rewriting history and clearly defining the line between good and evil.
CBS and The CW Network confirmed Tuesday that Grant Gustin from 'The Flash' will appear on an upcoming episode of 'Supergirl' this spring.
In one of the truly bizarre events on the market recently, LinkedIn was decimated by the markets after failing to meet analyst expectations. The fact that those expectations were totally off the wall, of course, is no grounds for criticism.
Blackberry is laying off an unspecified but "small number" of employees both in Waterloo, Ontario, and at Sunrise Florida. The creator of the Blackberry Messenger, Gary Klassen, has left the company, according to reports.
ShinMaywa Industries, the Japanese equipment manufacturer that produces the US-2 amphibious aircraft has offered to set up plants in India to help cater to international demand.
Premier Christy Clark continues to voice confidence in B.C.'s LNG export project despite Royal Dutch Shell's announcement that it was "postponing" its final investment decision until the end of 2016, instead of in April.
Google has unveiled a new update to Android Wear that will become available on existing devices over the next few weeks. The latest version of the smartwatch operating system expands on the set of available gestures and enables speakers.
Until the Oculus Rift comes out later this year as a competitor, the Samsung Gear VR is far and away the best virtual-reality device on the market. Here, I'll explain how it works it and what to check out.
Tim Cook hinted at the existence of new Apple products and a plan to make the company's services available on other platforms during an employee "Town Hall" meeting at Apple's Cupertino headquarters this week.
A major security flaw has been found in Avast's SecureZone browser, also known as Avastium, that allows an attacker to remotely read any file on the user's computer, over the Internet. Antivirus firm Avast quickly patched the embarrassing bug.
More than 22,600 cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Colombia, which is seeing a sharp increase in a rare neurological disorder linked to the disease, authorities said Saturday.
Sao Paulo resident Juliana Matuoka always thought her stunning tropical flowers were something to appreciate from afar. Now, however, they are enemy territory."Here, I got one!
Governor Alejandro García Padilla signed an executive order Friday declaring a public health emergency in Puerto Rico due to the Zika virus. At least 22 people in the U.S. territory have been reported to be infected with the mosquito-borne virus.
The body mass index (or BMI) is a long established method for assessing whether someone is of the correct weight (and therefore healthy) or underweight or overweight (and thus unhealthy). But is BMI accurate and meaningful as regards health?
Haitian politicians Saturday inked a last-minute agreement to install a transitional government, just hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down with no replacement in line.
Direct peace talks between Kabul and the Taliban are "expected to take place" by the end of the month, representatives from four countries involved in pre-cursor roadmap negotiations said in a joint statement issued Saturday in Islamabad.
British newspaper columnists on Saturday took aim at Julian Assange and the UN panel that found the anti-secrecy campaigner had been "arbitrarily detained".
In a state whose motto is "Live Free or Die," New Hampshire's primary Tuesday is do or die for Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush.
Overzealous environmentalists, mockingly referred to as "treehuggers," might want to step away from those trees and lay their protest signs on the ground.
He's the only known wild jaguar in the U.S., and he's finally been caught — on video. The big cat, known as "El Jefe," (the boss), is seen prowling around a creek in the Santa Rita mountains of southern Arizona.
A volcano in southern Japan dramatically erupted Friday, with television footage showing fiery bursts of super hot rock and ash rushing down its slopes, though authorities said it posed no immediate danger to populated areas.
The Indian army said Thursday there was little chance of finding alive any of the 10 soldiers buried in an avalanche at Siachen Glacier in the remote Himalayas, as the rescue effort continued.
More than 22,600 cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Colombia, which is seeing a sharp increase in a rare neurological disorder linked to the disease, authorities said Saturday.
Although the CDC officially declared the investigation into the Chipotle Mexican Grill E. coli outbreak over, stating that no source for the bacteria had been identified, the restaurant chain is apparently accusing Australian beef as the likely culprit.
A city approved open-air urinal in Dolores Park that exposes urinating males to the public including women and children may prove to be an over-the-top concept.
A legendary 1950s Ferrari has fetched a world record 32 million euros ($35 million) at auction, going under the hammer in Paris.
In the aftermath of the horrific Paris attacks, The European Union is poised to roll out legislation that would make virtual currency platforms perform tighter due diligence during exchanges while concurrently enforcing EU’s anti-money laundering laws.
Alyanna Lapuz, 21 from Winnipeg on January 7th this year received a letter from the Canadian Revenue Agency(CRA) addressed to the "Estate of the Late Alyanna Lapuz".
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) might be affecting you more than you know. While the Affordable Care Act is designed to decrease health insurance expenses, it could also affect life insurance as well as casualty-property insurance rates.
In 2016, global gas prices are expected to remain low, despite the fact that consumption is expected to increase. What does this mean for the global economy and your wallet?
Although the CDC officially declared the investigation into the Chipotle Mexican Grill E. coli outbreak over, stating that no source for the bacteria had been identified, the restaurant chain is apparently accusing Australian beef as the likely culprit.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) unveiled a new set of regulations Thursday aiming to crack down on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud from "catch to first landfall."
McDonald's has been testing kale salads to try to attract more health-conscious diners. But this seemingly healthier alternative is actually worse for you than a double Big Mac, CBC reports.
On Tuesday, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) issued an update on the status of the ongoing investigation into the Listeria outbreak associated with Dole packaged salads from its Springfield, Ohio plant.
While hundreds of millions of his Chinese compatriots pack into planes, trains, and automobiles to return to their ancestral homes for the Lunar New Year celebration, Zhang Hao, 30, is getting as far away as he can.
Thousands of US-bound Cubans stranded in Costa Rica and Panama will be able to take direct flights to Mexico, if they can afford the cost, the governments of the Central American countries said Friday.
France's busy little ski resort of Noeux-les-Mines is also its most unusual. It has no mountains, no snow, runs all year round and is built on a decades-old slag heap.
If you've ever wanted to learn to ride a horse, then Oaklands Riding School is a good place to try. The school is located in Hertfordshire, U.K., and Digital Journal recently paid a visit.
A legendary 1950s Ferrari has fetched a world record 32 million euros ($35 million) at auction, going under the hammer in Paris.
Toyota announced on Wednesday that its Scion brand would cease to exist by the end of the year. Scion, which was launched in North America in 2003 to appeal to young car buyers, will be absorbed into the company's main Toyota brand starting this August.
It was a routine traffic stop but with a twist. A Miami civilian got the attention of a police officer and after he stopped, the woman accused him of speeding.
Despite a clampdown by the provincial government that began almost 20 years ago, incidents of wheels coming off trucks on busy highways are still occurring.
France and the Netherlands signed a historic deal Monday acquiring two large Rembrandt portraits for 160 million euros ($174 million), the French culture ministry announced.
A painting seized by Turkish authorities that was reported to be a stolen Picasso is a fake, the Picasso Administration, charged with managing the artist's estate, said on Monday.
New York's iconic Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) is planning to add 180,000 square feet to its wing for modern and contemporary art, adding to the current 2 million square feet of space.
Dr Jamie Tehrani, an anthropologist at Durham University and Sara Graça da Silva, a folklorist from New University of Lisbon, report that many fairy tales probably go back thousands of years.
Social media website Twitter said in a blog on Friday it has suspended over 125,000 accounts for promoting or threatening terrorism in the last eight months.
Yahoo’s chief executive Marissa Mayer announced Tuesday that it would consider “strategic alternatives” to cure the financial ills of its core Internet business.
WhatsApp, Facebook’s immensely popular messenger app, now has over one billion users, having raced ahead of Facebook Messenger, which has 800 active monthly users.
Ailing Internet giant Yahoo could cut 15 percent of its workforce and close several business units in a cost-cutting move expected to be announced tomorrow.