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Dozens of miners were missing feared dead following a coal mine blast in rebel-held east Ukraine, a mining union spokesman said on Wednesday."The fate of 47 miners is unknown, they could be dead," union spokesman Mikhail Volynets told AFP.
The father of "Jihadi John" said in an interview published Wednesday that there was no proof that his son was the Islamic State executioner, adding there were a number of "false rumours" circulating.
A Turkish Airlines plane carrying 224 passengers had to be evacuated after it missed the runway on landing at Kathmandu airport on Wednesday and skidded onto nearby grassland.
Strapped for cash and under pressure to deliver on reforms, Greece's new radical government has ruffled feathers in Brussels by not respecting the diplomatic niceties of the negotiating table.
Black holes come in three sizes, small, medium and large. Small and large black holes have representative candidates to support black hole theory. A medium-sized candidate has been identified in a spiral galaxy 100 million light-years from Earth.
A chemical compound extracted from garlic has been shown to kill the pathogenic bacteria capable of triggering life-threatening lung infections in people with cystic fibrosis.
Not much is known about Earth’s “inner space” —its core — although scientists agree on one thing, much of the core consists of iron. But just how much iron is there remains the subject of debate.
The European Environment Agency (EEA) released a major report Tuesday slamming the continent's slow movement on air pollution and predicting thousands more premature deaths in Europe as a result. The report also said many positive steps have been taken.
A former world welterweight champion, a southpaw, has been hired by Floyd Mayweather to be his sparring partner as he begins training for his May 2 fight with Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao is a lefty so Mayweather sparring with a lefty was a given.
NFL teams are always searching for that one quarterback that can lead a franchise to a Super Bowl. The Buffalo Bills have been looking since Jim Kelly retired 20 years ago, but with some luck, they could have their man at some point this off season.
The Detroit Lions have decided to let defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh become a free agent by not franchising tag the All Pro. This move could create a bidding frenzy among several NFL teams with the winner getting one of the top players in the league.
It's never easy to predict the outcome of a sporting season and that is evident as spring training has started for the 2015 MLB season.
On the FXX comedy series he calls "a John Cusack rom-com mixed with a Salvador Dali painting," Eric André plays the "cocky chauvinist sociopath" best friend of the show's hapless protagonist. He explains why his character's brain is like a Rubik's Cube.
The titular Yona develops the necessary mettle as her dragon's blood rages and boils in the latest episode of "Yona of the Dawn."
Jennifer Lawrence isn't afraid to take on heavy roles; fictional or real. Which is good, because she's set to portray Pulitzer Prize-winning war photographer Lynsey Addario in an adaptation of her just-released memoir.
Robert Downey Jr. is offering fans the chance to live out the best night of their life culminating at the world premiere of 'Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron,' all to support Julia's House, a great cause dedicated to improving the lives of children.
Jay Carney resigned as the White House press secretary last year, after he was on the job for three years. He has now joined Amazon.
Lumber Liquidators just released a statement responding to the "60 Minutes" report that aired Sunday night in a filing with the SEC.
All but one of 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast reopened this week after months of wrangling over the terms of a new dockworkers contract.
Cloud-based retail software platform Vend has launched The Retail Digest, the first retail news and information resource, where top 100 industry experts curate insightful and actionable content to help retailers’ businesses thrive.
YP, a local search provider, recently unveiled a new pay-per-click (PPC) solution intended for small- to medium-sized businesses.
The Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Spain is an important event for those in the technology industry. In addition to updated cellular devices, companies such as Huawei are unveiling state-of-the-art products such as wearable devices.
The two hottest cellular device manufacturers on the planet just made an announcement within hours of each other about the many exciting features their devices will soon offer to consumers.
…And now the good news. It’s not just economists and corporations trying to destroy humanity. Those lazy military industrial complexes have found a nice money spinner — Hypersonic weapons. Yeah, dance in the streets, the doomsday racket is back!
An E. coli outbreak in Lodi, California has sickened six elementary school children, requiring one to be hospitalized. The children all attend the same elementary school, but the school has been ruled out as a source of the outbreak.
Hundreds of parents in northwest Pakistan were arrested and jailed this past weekend because they refused to get their children vaccinated against polio. As of Tuesday, 471 people have been thrown in jail out of a list of 1,000 "chronic" refusal cases.
The Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology in Spain published results from their new study Tuesday and they are disturbing. They found that the brains of kids who go to school in heavy-traffic areas are being damaged.
A new study suggests that focusing on aspects of the central nervous system related to ‘sensing’ the energy generated by nutrients could help to slowdown the aging process.
The ATF is proposing a ban on certain armor piercing 5.56 ammunition, citing the increased availability of 5.56 caliber pistols.
On Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight, popular comedian John Oliver looked at the crumbling infrastructure in the U.S. and asked how the government might raise funds for repairs when the people adamantly reject the idea of raising taxes.
Nebraska and Oklahoma are being accused as fair-weather federalists because they feel the Supreme Court should overturn Amendment 64, the legalization measure that Colorado voters approved in 2012 for legalizing medical marijuana.
Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni of the internationally recognized Libyan government based in Tobruk has appointed General Khalifa Haftar as commander of the army today.
Most documentaries focusing on air pollution don't make the top-10 list anywhere. But surprisingly, the documentary entitled “Under the Dome,” a film about energy and environmental issues in China has become an online hit.
A new survey that includes data through the end of 2014, collected by the British wildlife trade monitoring group, Traffic has been released. China has been singled out as the world's single-largest consumer of ivory, tiger bone and rhino horns.
Scientists studying Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have discovered that coral will eat microplastic pollution. Microplastics are the remains of plastic pollution discarded into the oceans.
The good news? China's population of wild giant pandas has increased by nearly 17 percent in the last decade. The bad news? Of these wild pandas, 223 are at high risk of not surviving, an official survey on the endangered bears has found.
An E. coli outbreak in Lodi, California has sickened six elementary school children, requiring one to be hospitalized. The children all attend the same elementary school, but the school has been ruled out as a source of the outbreak.
Hundreds of parents in northwest Pakistan were arrested and jailed this past weekend because they refused to get their children vaccinated against polio. As of Tuesday, 471 people have been thrown in jail out of a list of 1,000 "chronic" refusal cases.
The Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology in Spain published results from their new study Tuesday and they are disturbing. They found that the brains of kids who go to school in heavy-traffic areas are being damaged.
A new study suggests that focusing on aspects of the central nervous system related to ‘sensing’ the energy generated by nutrients could help to slowdown the aging process.
Small to medium-sized business owners know how difficult and expensive it can be to advertise. However, with social media giants such as Facebook, this super platform can be the most viable and popular way for most to reach their targeted audience.
As same-sex marriage legality spreads through the country, couples are facing new opportunities for managing their estates and wills. But what rules are unique to them, and which do they share with opposite-sex couples?
Often times when people invest they do not pay much attention to interest rates unless the rates jump up real high or drop real low. Yet, financial advisors like Darren Blonkski of Edward Jones Investments believes people should take the time to learn.
Stock markets around the world saw prices dropping heavily as the price of oil fell below $50 per barrel and worries about the economy of Greece, in particular, and Europe, as a whole, sent investors scrambling for an exit.
Refrigerated foods, like salads, are at risk from Listeria monocytogenes contamination. While the bacterium remains a risk, a new survey suggests that antibiotic resistant strains are less common.
National Pancakes Day is today, Tuesday, and IHOP, a national pancake chain, is giving away free pancakes, and they are doing it all day.
Though the UK has historically been amongst the lowest coffee consumers in the world, coffee culture has enjoyed a rapid expansion here, and now we find ourselves ramping up there with the caffeine-fuelled denizens of New York.
Those big, reusable plastic containers used to transport fruit and vegetables to the grocery store can continue to harbor pathogenic bacteria that cause food-borne illnesses even after being cleaned and sanitized, according to a new study.
One of Croatia's most important cultural events turns 300 this year. An interview with Sinj Tourist Board director Jelena Bilic.
The Croatian travel revolution continues with Qatar Airways strengthening their Zagreb route, as Toronto and Chongqing are set to connect directly to Croatia.
A father and son drowned Tuesday in San Francisco Bay when their canoe capsized near Oyster Point in South San Francisco.
The Waterend Barn in St. Albans is a sixteenth century building that now functions as a comforting pub and restaurant. Digital Journal paid a visit.
All-wheel drive is hyped to be the safest economic drivetrain. For the last several years car manufacturers are including some form of traction control in their vehicles, but do they simulate AWD well enough? CNET puts the question to the test.
Nissan, which is experimenting with self-cleaning car paint just announced that it has developed a glow-in-the-dark car paint.
Japan now has more electric vehicle charging points than gas stations, an encouraging milestone in a nation that has long been a leader in the transition to post-fossil fuel-powered transportation.
An SUV fell over 60 feet from the Hackensack River bridge after avoiding another vehicle and hitting a snowdrift. Two occupants have survived with only minor injuries as the car landed upright below the bridge.
Stolen some 10 years ago, Picasso's $2.5M century-old cubist painting, "La Coiffeuse," has been seized by the U.S. Homeland Security. It was found in a New York mail room wearing a $37 Fed Ex shipping label.
The U.S. Postal Service announced on Monday that beloved poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou will be honored with a Forever Stamp. The details of the design and release date will be given out at a later date, according to the USPS.
The Asia Society will be displaying a series of sacred art pieces from Myanmar, for the first time ever on American soil. The exhibit titled "Buddhist Art of Myanmar" began on February 10 and will end on May 10.
When “South Park” co-creator Trey Parker made a three-minute joke trailer for “Alferd Packer: The Musical” for film school in 1992, he probably didn’t imagine that it would evolve into a sellout stage show in another country two decades later.
A photograph that has been described as a "one-in-a-million" snap, shows a weasel hitching a ride on the back of a woodpecker. The photo has gone viral online with the hashtag #weaselpecker trending as thousands shared the photo posted to Twitter Monday.
A skydiving instructor posted a shocking video of an instructor saving a man having a seizure in midair, in a video gone viral.
Seattle PD wants to share their officers' body camera footage on a designated YouTube channel for the public to view. Too bad the videos are blurry and silent.
Twitter CEO and staff are receiving death threats by ISIS after Twitter closed down their jihadist accounts, with ISIS now warning they would "bring the war" to San Francisco. Anonymous also claims responsibility for closing ISIS social accounts.