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Forgotten for two decades, a dusty old canvas hidden in a corner of a small Dutch museum has been revealed as a painting by American artist James Whistler.
One of three Americans who helped thwart a terror attack on a packed train bound for Paris has been stabbed in Sacramento, US media reported.
The US commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that his forces would never intentionally target a hospital and that all requests from Afghan troops for air support are thoroughly vetted.
Pope Francis has warned bishops at a global Church meeting on the family not to be taken in by conspiracy theories, as conservatives and liberals reportedly engage in Machiavellian attempts to manipulate the synod.
Sweden's Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich of the United States and Aziz Sancar, a Turkish-American, won the 2015 Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for work on how cells repair damaged DNA.
NASA will be putting on a light show Wednesday night using a barium and strontium lasers to test the viability of some new rocket tech, and to get a glimpse at naturally occurring ion flows.
Infections from medical implants are rare but they can still occur. In order to safeguard devices from bacterial contamination, researchers have developed a special biofilm coating.
In a new study, scientists have described the accuracy of three new rapid tests designed to detect drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis.
With just six catches for less than 100 yards, Roddy White isn't happy with his new role in Atlanta, but the veteran could prove useful to another NFL team if moved before the trade deadline.
Prosecutors asked to drop the tax fraud case against Lionel Messi, believing only his father should be held criminally accountable, but the FC Barcelona star will still have to head to court.
The NHL tipped off the start of the 2015-16 season on Wednesday night with Toronto playing host to Montreal. The Canadiens prevailed 3-1 as goalie Carey Price played magnificently between the pipes.
Manny Pacquiao has publicly declared his candidacy in the upcoming senatorial elections in the Philippines and in the next few days he will officially file his Certificate of Candidacy before a designated officer of the Commission on Elections.
This week’s releases include several movies celebrating anniversaries of 35 years or more; new TV for everyone’s tastes; and a heartwarming documentary that may restore your faith in humanity.
'Arrow' star Katie Cassidy tells Digital Journal about the evolution of Laurel Lance, the rise of the Black Canary and making new friends in Vancouver.
Torri Higginson tells Digital Journal that playing a dying mom in the new CBC drama "This Life" was "intimidating," but the role made her a stronger person.
‘Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon’ is the unabashed chronicle of the controversial magazine’s even more controversial existence.
Tomorrow afternoon the Fed will release the minutes of their September FOMC meeting where the Fed did not raise interest rates. That decision has been described as a close call. Tomorrow we’ll get a better idea just how close.
Volkswagen's US chief revealed he knew more than a year ago that the group's cars possibly breached pollution rules, as he prepared to apologize Thursday before Congress over the massive scandal.
Many people seek power, whether this is control over others or economic might. Being seen as powerful can have its downsides, including being seen as less trustworthy by others with similar power.
Pandora Media, the largest internet radio company, is moving into the ticketing business. Pandora has decided to buy Ticketfly, an independent firm that competes with Ticketmaster.
uBeam, the hyped-up startup that wants to charge a room full of electronic devices wirelessly, has released some details about how its products actually work.
Wi-Fi router manufacturer Huawei has said it will not release fixes for a series of critical flaws in its products. The routers, all built in the last five years, could make it easy for hackers to attack devices on a user's network.
HP has announced a convertible laptop and tablet deliberately designed to resemble and rival Microsoft's Surface line. The Spectre X2 will go head-to-head against the Surface Pro 4, itself unveiled only yesterday.
Credit card provider MasterCard has announced it has begun rolling out a new biometric authentication technology previously known as Selfie Pay. It will allow card holders to complete transactions by scanning their face or providing a fingerprint.
The U.S. marijuana industry’s first class-action lawsuit was filed on Monday, Oct. 5 against LivWell Co, one of Colorado's largest marijuana growers, claiming the company inappropriately used Eagle 20, a potent pesticide on their plants.
An Australian cancer survivor on Wednesday triumphed in a landmark challenge against biotech companies, with the country's top court ruling they could not patent a gene linked to breast cancer.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation on Monday, allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients who wish to end their own lives.
A new U.S. study has found that infants are more likely to catch whooping cough from their siblings and rather than from their mothers. This could change established health practices.
At the end of September Russia launched its first air strikes against rebel positions in Syria. Did the show of force mean that Putin had outmaneuvered Obama once again or was it a desperate move to shore up the crumbling regime of Bashir Assad?
As Barack Obama's secretary of State, Hillary Clinton loyally carried out his agenda, but since mounting her presidential bid she has split with the White House on several key issues, including global trade.
Some time ago the Conservatives hired prominent Aussie strategist Lynton Crosby to give them advice, do polling, and generally help plot strategy for their election campaign.
After enacting a strict voter identification law that has disproportionately affected black people, Alabama is closing 31 DMV offices, including those in every single county where blacks comprise more than 75 percent of registered voters.
Scientists Thursday warned the world faced mass global coral bleaching next year driven by the warming effects of the El Nino weather phenomenon, and it could be the worst on record.
Coastal residents in South Carolina are preparing for a second round of flooding tonight as rivers continue to rise, making their way to the Atlantic Ocean.
An eight-month long investigation into ExxonMobil by InsideClimateNews has resulted in renewed legal challenges that claim the company had prior knowledge of the climate impact of fossil fuels, and chose to not make the information public.
A volcano near the Guatemalan capital roared back to life on Wednesday, spewing ash high into the air, disaster safety officials said.
Two newly released studies have found that beyond enjoyment there are benefits to be gained by women who have sex often. It boosts their immune system and — good news for those trying to get pregnant — increases their fertility.
Amid the long tally of books that emerge each year, it's always a surprise to see a little book of just over 150 pages make it to a best seller's list.
A section of the recently opened glass walkway at Yuntai Mountain Geological Park in Henan Province, China, cracked about 5 p.m. Monday, sending screaming tourists fleeing for their lives.
There are many reasons why car owners adorn their vehicles with OEM wheel rims and it is a business that has flourished. Like a lot of things in our culture, looks and individuality are the biggest reasons for putting OEM wheel rims on a vehicle.
A new survey shows the cost of getting money out of ATMs that are not in the network has risen 21 percent in a five-year span.
Big changes are coming to credit card users in the U.S. on Thursday. October 1 is the deadline for businesses to upgrade registers and credit card readers to accept a new type of credit card that includes an embedded computer chip.
Investing in the stock market has been the most popular form of investing for the last 100 years. The question we have to ask is, "Is the stock market the best place to invest your money right now?"
The New York Post opened a can of worms yesterday, revealing that their research showed almost 300 of New York City's municipal employees were homeless, living in shelters or their cars. On Monday, Mayor de Blasio responded.
Burger King's new Halloween Whopper has been getting a lot of press this week, and not just because the bun is black. We've been told that A-1 Sauce is baked in the bun, but we weren't told our poop would turn bright green after eating the hamburger.
On Monday, General Mills announced the recall of 1.8 million boxes of Gluten-free Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios because the product may contain wheat flour.
Drinks tasting events provide a good way to sample different products, especially those produced by smaller distilleries or breweries. One spirit that is standing out at the moment is gin. Digital Journal visited a tasting event in St. Albans.
The bottles boasting Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache could be from any Parisian supermarket but a closer look reveals this is wine with a difference -- nurtured in the unforgiving soil of Africa's Sahel.
A section of the recently opened glass walkway at Yuntai Mountain Geological Park in Henan Province, China, cracked about 5 p.m. Monday, sending screaming tourists fleeing for their lives.
The CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA is hoping to sell one-way tickets to Europe for as low as $69, beginning as early as 2017.
An incident at Snug Cove on Bowen Island that saw dozens of foot passengers and vehicles left waiting two or more hours for a ferry has led to an apology. The delay resulted in a quarrel at the terminal between ferry workers and foot passengers.
The world's Great Migration begins in the southern Serengeti, and in a clockwise, circular path that has gone on for thousands of years, wildebeest, gazelles and zebras go in search of greener pastures. We can now watch from the comfort of our armchair.
There are many reasons why car owners adorn their vehicles with OEM wheel rims and it is a business that has flourished. Like a lot of things in our culture, looks and individuality are the biggest reasons for putting OEM wheel rims on a vehicle.
Nissan has created a concept car for a segment of the population who care very little about cars. It's called the "Teatro for Dayz." The oddly-named concept will make its world debut later this month at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show.
There is a new challenger in the self-driving industry, and it is Robot Taxi. The company has some major plans that could shake up the industry.
Volkswagen revealed Tuesday it had drawn up a plan to refit millions of vehicles in a worldwide pollution-cheating scam, as its new chief vowed to act ruthlessly to overcome the "severest test" in the car giant's history.
Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus is among the bookies' favourites for Thursday's Nobel Prize in Literature but could see herself snubbed by the Swedish Academy, the awarding body that likes to surprise.
Predicting a Nobel literature prize winner can be harder than finding a needle in a haystack, with hundreds of possible candidates but few clues as to who the chosen one will be.
Masterpieces belonging to controversial former Sotheby's owner A. Alfred Taubman went on show in Hong Kong Friday, touted as the most valuable private collection ever offered at auction.
Egypt hopes it can soon announce the "discovery of the century" in Tutankhamun's tomb -- what a British archaeologist believes is the burial place in a secret chamber of Queen Nefertiti.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently confirmed the company is working on adding a 'dislike' button to the social network, although he never put it as such. Today, the new options were unveiled and they're rather different to what people had expected.
Google has announced the start of an ambitious project to make web pages load faster on mobile devices while still protecting ad revenue for the content publishers. Accelerated Mobile Pages is launching as a tech preview from today.
A new novel that follows the correspondence of paternal twins on the eastern seaboard initially won't be a physical book; it will be released in installments via Instagram.
Caleb Logan Bratayley's mother has revealed a few more details surrounding the 13-year-old YouTube star's sudden death. Originally, Caleb's mother Katie posted an instagram message stating Caleb died last Thursday of "natural causes."
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