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Thousands turned out for climate change marches in Manila and Brisbane Saturday, part of a weekend of action across the globe to demand results from next week's historic Paris summit.
South Korean police on Saturday banned a anti-government demonstration planned in Seoul next week, citing concerns the protest could turn violent, a spokesman said.But activists vowed to push ahead with the rally next Saturday outside City Hall.
"Are these the people with bullets who took my papa away?" two-year-old Sabiha Ahmad asked her mother anxiously when AFP visited her family, members of Pakistan's persecuted Ahmadi minority, who are currently living in hiding.
French President Francois Hollande has urged British MPs to back an air campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria, as thousands prepared to march on London Saturday to oppose the plans.
This week the U.K.'s biggest conference dedicated to pharmaceutical microbiology took place in Nottingham. The key themes were risk assessment, coping with aging facilities, and addressing contamination issues.
A new type of gold has been created and it is as light as air. The new material takes the form of a foam and it is one thousand times lighter than mined gold, making the material the lightest form of the metal ever produced.
Archaeologists in Peru have found four tombs that are more than 1,000 years old in a pyramid-shaped cemetery that now sits in the middle of a residential neighborhood in Lima, experts said.
For many people, cheating death is either an abomination or perhaps, an inevitable consequence of our ever-expanding use of technology. One start-up company has announced its plans to cheat death and reinvent the afterlife.
Manchester United’s Saturday afternoon visit to Leicester City features the top two sides in the Premier League battling for sole possession of first place.
It was over before it really began. Manchester City were left bewildered, simply wondering what went wrong in what was a truly remarkable performance from Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool.
Unbeaten British heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury will be using his physical advantages, specifically his height and reach as well as his youth, to pull off an upset against heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday night in Dusseldorf,Germany.
WBO light welterweight champion Terence Crawford need not wait for Manny Pacquiao's to name his opponent for his farewell fight which is set for April 9.
Acclaimed psychic and medium Janet Russell has received a 2015 nomination for "Best of Long Island" in the "Psychic" category.
‘James White’ is an intensely emotional portrait of a young man who bottles up his own issues to help his mother during a difficult time.
‘Farhope Tower’ is a competent haunted house story that is constantly building out its narrative without ever straying too far from its core plot. Shot in Niagara Falls, the film opens The Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival.
The beauty of the wine country attracts and inspires many people, among them is Transcendence Theatre Company. For over four years, this eclectic group of Broadway-based performers have won over the Sonoma Valley.
It basically boiled down to figuring out how to make money with the technology. Once we wrapped our brains around that, the money started to flow. The same thing is about to happen with Green technology.
What is the job, exactly? What are you trying to accomplish? Some marketing executives will list standard marketing measurements like response rates, search ranking, and website traffic.
Walmart has hired an intelligence-gathering team from Lockheed Martin, one of the biggest defense contracting companies in the world, to survey its employees and keep track of union activity, Bloomberg's Susan Berfield reports.
Brazilian police on Wednesday arrested a senior ruling party senator and a billionaire investment banker in the ever-intensifying probe of a huge corruption network centered on state oil giant Petrobras.
Motorola claims its recently launched Droid Turbo 2 is "shatterproof" and guaranteed not to crack. A new video puts the phone to the test in spectacular fashion, failing to cause substantial damage after dropping the device onto concrete 100 times.
A beta update to Instagram has added official support for using multiple accounts. The feature lets you switch logins at will without having to sign-out and in again. It will be particularly useful for people who maintain several different profiles.
Wearable technology continues to advance at a rapid rate. The latest product to be prototyped uses electroconductive tattoo ink to connect sensors pressed against the skin to monitor vital signs.
Developments in wireless networking over the past few years have seen Wi-Fi become faster and more reliable than ever. It's still far from perfect though, and now new tech known as 'Li-Fi' threatens to supersede it, boasting 100 times greater performance.
Pesticides illegal to use on marijuana plants in Colorado are being found in some recreational and medical pot products sold to the public. Because testing of marijuana for pesticides is not mandatory in the state, CNN did its own testing.
A call has been made to prevent prescription-only drugs from being advertised because less expensive generic drugs may be crowded out of the marketplace.
As healthcare costs continue to escalate, the role of alternative or complimentary medicine remains steadfast for many people.
This week a new drug for dealing with opioid overdose has been announced. There’s a buy-out for a dyslipidemia product; plus another larger merger; and also a vaccine price protest. Digital Journal brings another round-up of pharmaceutical sector news.
According to human rights attorney, Jesselyn Radack, the US government has tried to silence four former drone pilots who are now critics of the drone program.
Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump says he saw "thousands of people cheering" as the World Trade Center collapsed following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Donald Trump is the current front runner in the 2016 U.S. presidential race. He is no stranger to controversy but current allegations of verbal abuse have created a media frenzy. Has he pushed himself into a corner by what some call flagrant verbal abuse?
The Libyan Government of National Accord(GNA) is the unity government proposed in the Libyan Political Agreement(LPA). The final draft of the LPA was presented to the two rival governments some time ago by Bernardino Leon, then UN Special Envoy to Libya.
Japan will resume "research" whaling in the Antarctic by the end of March next year, local media reported Saturday, despite a call by global regulators for more evidence that the expeditions have a scientific purpose.
Broke, remote and deprived of jobs -- just 25 years ago, the border town of Guessing close to Hungary was one of the poorest in Austria, a forgotten frontier along the Iron Curtain trail.
Latin America will demand that the richest and most polluting countries foot the bill for reducing harmful emissions at the world climate summit starting Monday.
One of the world's most influential think-tanks has co-authored a report with the University of Glasgow that takes on livestock production and its impact on global warming, as well as our over-consumption of meat.
Cards Against Humanity, the self-proclaimed "party game for horrible people," has an unusual Black Friday deal: It's asking people to give it $5 to receive absolutely nothing in return.
It's important to drive safely throughout the year. However, the winter season generally brings the greatest risks. We present the ten most useful tips.
Initial testing done by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicates a vegetable mix from a California produce wholesaler is possibly the source of E. coli connected to Costco's rotisserie chicken salad.
Tensions following Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet have shrunk the horizon for Russian tourists in search for sunnier climes -- and for battered tour operators.
Thanksgiving is almost here, which means the grocery stores are packed with shoppers looking to get everything for their Thanksgiving meal.
Thousands of fast-food and other low-wage workers took to the streets of nearly 300 cities and towns across America on Tuesday to call for a $15 hourly minimum wage and greater collective bargaining rights.
Senator Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, said that 12 major life insurers in the United States admitted to using incentives that could encourage agents to put their own interests ahead of the interests of their clients.
Chief financial officers are starting to close the wage gap with their CEO counterparts. According to the study, CEO compensation from 2013 to 2014 grew by a relatively small 0.7 percent, while CFO compensation increased by a larger 4.9 percent.
Initial testing done by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicates a vegetable mix from a California produce wholesaler is possibly the source of E. coli connected to Costco's rotisserie chicken salad.
Nineteen people in seven states are now reported to be sickened by a Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 linked to consumption of Costco rotisserie chicken salad.
Thanksgiving is upon us, and as we eagerly await the mouthwatering turkey, the centerpiece of the celebration, it might be nice to reflect on the misconception that these birds are one of the dumbest animals alive.
A few days ago, Chicago-based Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) released a new report examining the use of antibiotics and other drugs in turkey production in the U.S.
Tensions following Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet have shrunk the horizon for Russian tourists in search for sunnier climes -- and for battered tour operators.
A street photographer at heart, I chastise myself when I don't get out enough in Mumbai to photograph its people and places. But with a new building going up within shouting distance of my balcony, I'm rediscovering India — from 10 stories high.
In a tradition that dates back to 1646, an annual tax tribute is paid to the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia the day before Thanksgiving, when leaders of the Pamunkey and Mattaponi Indian tribes bring gifts in lieu of taxes.
Contested in some quarters, air passenger profiling is gaining ground among watchdogs as a defence against terror attacks following two bloody assaults in less than a month.
It's important to drive safely throughout the year. However, the winter season generally brings the greatest risks. We present the ten most useful tips.
Still reeling from the Dieselgate scandal, Volkswagen had set aside $7.3 billion to recover. That may not be enough. The company recently decided to cut its capital investments by $1.1 billion, or about 8 percent of the total.
Tesla is voluntarily recalling the approximately 90,000 Model S sedans that are on the road worldwide. The affected vehicles have front seat belts that could fail to function correctly in an accident.
Kenyan police said Friday they have begun clearing a three-day traffic jam stretching for tens of kilometres on the main highway between the capital and the country's only port of Mombasa.
A dress worn by Hollywood screen siren Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" as the character Dorothy sold for $1.56 million in New York, Bonhams auction house said.
Some of the world's most expensive and rarely seen modern art, including works by the Americans Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol, went on display Saturday in a major exhibition in Iran.
It's no longer uncommon for the graphic-novel medium to portray emotional stories as beautifully as classic novels, but Adrian Tomine goes a step further by packing complex stories into shorter bursts.
Every city has its graffiti scene. To some it is a mess, to others it is a cogent form of street art. In London, a disused taxi tunnel boasts several examples of interesting and vibrant images.
A group associated with the famed hacker collective Anonymous has a message for ISIS, which it promptly displayed by taking down one of the terror organization's sites. A message, it appears, in the form of an advertisement for Viagra, and a suggestion.
This story is a bit of a mind phuc, if you will pardon the word. An Australian man of Vietnamese roots posted an account on Facebook of his ongoing trials and tribulations due to his name: Phuc Dat Bich. But he now says the whole thing was a hoax.
Just days away from Black Friday, Amazon is reportedly emailing a currently unknown number of users to inform them their password may have been visible during a potential leak of the company's database. It remains unclear how the breach happened.
In his latest weekly rant, John Oliver asks why the United States still produces pennies despite each coin costing 1.7 cents to mint.
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