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Three young women in Chechnya are now under investigation, not for trying to join ISIS, but for swindling them out of money. You read it right, the girls wanted some vacation cash and the ISIS recruiters fell for their pleas, hook, line, and sinker.
Flights in and out of Rome's disaster-hit Fiumicino airport were seriously disrupted for a second day Thursday after a fire in a nearby pine grove threw dense smoke across the runway.
Five former Chilean soldiers were indicted Thursday in the killing of a teenager who was burned to death after being picked up at a protest during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.
Ukraine on Thursday blacklisted a group of right-wing French lawmakers who ignored warnings from Paris and paid an unofficial but highly publicised visit to Russian-occupied Crimea.
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.
Blue-sky thinking researchers have taken inspiration from the way that ants clean to develop improved procedures for nanotechnology. The ants studied are located in Borneo, Indonesia.
For wearable tech to become more user-friendly in terms of ease of use, the power source must be flatter. This is what a science group is proposing — a flat pack battery, and one with good power capacity too.
The NFL is becoming more and more like other spots in America with players changing teams on a regular basis, but for a few of these veterans, this could be their last shot at making a name for themselves.
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.
Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao may join the administration's Liberal Party as one of its senatorial bets in the upcoming national elections in the Philippines.
Jon Stewart offers his signature comedic response to media reports that the talk show host had "secret" visits with President Obama at the White House.
Actor Josh Kelly chatted with Digital Journal about being a part of the new Lifetime drama series "Unreal" and his acting career.
With the fast pace in which "Jurassic World" climbed the box office charts, it is time again to look at them and see where it has landed.
French radio show host Simon chatted with Digital Journal about the success of his syndicated show, "The Rendezvous with Simon and Kim."
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.
Just after releasing its iPhone mobile app in May, game-changing content discovery company Flipora announces $1.5 in funding
Amazon, the online retailer, is said to be planning to test out a new feature that will let customers go to a physical location to pick up fresh groceries and other items.
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.
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.
Two patients in Britain have tested negative for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), officials said Tuesday, after a hospital wing was shut down as a precautionary measure.
Drugmakers have delayed reporting serious and unexpected "adverse events" from their drugs, including death, in nearly 10 percent of cases, a study said Monday.
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 — yes, 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 Canad
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.
The ruling by the Ontario Court of Appeal will mean that more than a million expats who have been non-residents for five years or more will lose the right to vote in federal elections, including the upcoming election this fall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chile is the world's second largest producer of salmon, behind Norway, putting out 895,000 thousand metric tons of the fish in 2014. But during that same period, Chilean salmon farmers used 1.2 million pounds of antibiotics, up 13 percent from 2013.
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.
Call us old-fashioned. Go ahead, we can take it. If you're still dishing by the time we're done telling you what we think, we might even listen.
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.
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.
Last night New York Magazine came out with a bombshell feature that interviewed 35 women, all of whom allege to have been sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby over the last four decades. But soon after it went live, New York Magazine’s website went down.
Saleen Automotive, which makes and resells customized versions of sports cars, is suing a man for posting thousands of critical online comments which accuse the company of being a scam.