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Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a state of emergency in response to this year’s excessive red tide. The toxic algae bloom spreading across the West Coast of the state is leaving beaches covered with thousands of pounds of dead marine wildlife.
Christine Hallquist won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in the US state of Vermont on Tuesday, moving a step closer to becoming the nation's first transgender governor, US media projected.
Greece on Wednesday hailed a "day of joy" as two Greek soldiers held in a Turkish prison for more than five months on espionage charges were released in a surprise move by Ankara."This is a day of joy...
In the coming years, millions of workers will see their jobs change as a result of digital transformation and artificial intelligence technologies. While AI will create new jobs, the positions will require a different set of skills.
To keep up in ever-changing times, YouTube is paying some of its biggest creators up to six figures to help them promote features.
Motion-gesture technology is set to take over where voice-recognition technology left off as the new frontier of human-machine interaction, and Canadian startup Motion Gestures says it wants to bring this tech into the consumer mainstream.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Turkey would boycott US electronic goods like the iPhone in retaliation for punitive sanctions from Washington, as the Turkish lira finally clawed back some ground after going into a tailspin over the tens...
A giant statue of a child wearing a radiation suit in the Japanese city of Fukushima has touched off a storm of criticism online as the nuclear-hit area seeks to rebuild its reputation."Sun Child", a 6.
In a world where disinformation is a currency, YouTube has taken the BS by the horns with a new fact check for climate change videos. It is now being accused of being a left-wing organization for doing so.
Spanish police warned Saturday of a massive blackmail campaign to expose web users' supposed visits to porn sites unless they pay up -- a technique police calls 'sextorsion'.
A Paris court on Thursday ordered Twitter to change its smallprint, according to a consumer group which accused the tech giant of having "abusive" clauses in its terms and conditions.
Botanists have discovered a new species of orchid in Peru's central Amazonian rainforest, the country's national parks service announced Tuesday.
The elimination of pathogenic bacteria is a key part of contamination control. However, many disinfectants are either not available in vapor form or they are harmful to users. A new ‘breathable mist’ offers a solution.
Scientists with NASA/Caltech's Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis project (ARIA) used new satellite data to produce a map of ground deformation on the resort island of Lombok, Indonesia, following a deadly 6.9-magnitude earthquake on August 5.
Graphene, the material with many useful properties, including strength, transparency and conductivity, can be ‘tuned’ and this new ability has a potential use with next-generation electronic devices.
Lawyers will begin closing arguments Wednesday in the explosive trial of former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort, after which the veteran political operative's fate will rest with the jury.
Two women accused of assassinating the half-brother of North Korea's leader in a brazen hit that shocked the world face a key court ruling Thursday, with their families hopeful they will be acquitted and return home.
A Turkish court on Wednesday rejected a new appeal to free US pastor Andrew Brunson, whose detention has sparked a major row between Turkey and the United States, local media reported.
The emir of wealthy Qatar flew to Turkey Wednesday to meet close ally President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an apparent show of support as Ankara grapples with a currency crisis.
Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and a host of La Liga stars will be beamed for free to viewers in the Indian subcontinent as part of a landmark deal with Facebook to broadcast live matches, the Spanish top flight division said Tuesday.
On August 10, Turkish sprinter Ramil Guliyev had a major reason to celebrate. He won the 200 meters at the 2018 European Championships.
"Fire on the Track: The Steve Prefontaine Story" is a compelling documentary on the life and accomplishments of the late American runner Steve Prefontaine, who had passed away at the age of 24.
On August 12, Greek triple jumper Dimitrios Tsiamis won the bronze medal in the men's triple jump at the European Champioships.
Rising singer-songwriter Carolyn Marie chatted with Digital Journal about her eponymous debut studio album, which was released on July 1.
This week’s releases include a film that surpasses its trailer; a different home invasion picture; a crazy revenge movie; a comedy sequel that paves its own path; a new take on the werewolf; and a boy who takes a step closer to manhood.
On August 14, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper chatted with Digital Journal about his new live album, and his upcoming show at Beacon Theatre in New York.
The rock band Red Sun Rising has released their new music video for their song "Veins." They are out on the road touring with Godsmack and Shinedown.
Technology firm Tesla is weighing up whether to retreat back from being a public company and to go back to being a private company. For this Elon Musk needs some wealthy backers, possibly from Saudi Arabia.
NEXT Canada ran their 2018 Demo Day, which took place on Tuesday, August 14, with the focus of this year's event is on 12 early-stage startups, drawn from across a wide range of industries.
British group Quercus, an investor in renewable energy, said Tuesday it will halt work on a major solar plant in Iran after the country was hit by US economic sanctions.
The U.K. government has embarked upon a series of reviews examining how infrastructure is being impacted by technological change. The review includes a review of integrated transport.
Medics wishing to practice surgery can go so far reading text books and watching real-life operations, but at some stage they need to have a try. The use of virtual reality is assisting with the training process.
At “community engagement sessions” around the country this summer, citizens are demanding the EPA act quickly and decisively to clean up local water systems that have tested positive for deadly chemicals called PFAs.
Bayer shares plunged as much as 14 percent on Monday, losing about $14 billion in value after newly acquired Monsanto was ordered to pay $289 million in damages to a man who said ingredients used in the weedkiller had caused his cancer.
Her scarred hands wrapped in gloves, Malakeh Harbaliyya lifted an infant out of an incubator at a hospital in Syria's rural north, holding him gently as he guzzled milk from a bottle.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "at an early date", the North's state media reported Wednesday, amid a rapid diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday his visit to Pyongyang next month will be a "bold step" towards formally ending the decades-old war with the nuclear-armed North.
US talks with North Korea on denuclearization are making progress "in the right direction," State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Tuesday.
Canada's finance minister warned Tuesday that US tariffs on steel have led to a spike in imports of cheap foreign steel that threaten the local industry.
A new wind farm that will be Mexico’s largest and one of the biggest in Latin America is being inaugurated Monday in Reynosa, Tamaulipas. It will prevent the emission of 739,000 tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every year.
There are nearly 600 fires burning across B.C. with the danger rating rated at ‘high’ or ‘extreme’ in virtually every part of the province. Of those fires, 47 are considered to be serious, and a potential threat to public safety.
Manmade global warming and a natural surge in Earth's surface temperature will join forces to make the next five years exceptionally hot, according to a study published Tuesday.
Six large new wildfires erupted in the United States on Saturday, pushing the number of major active blazes nationwide to over 100, with more expected to break out sparked by lightning strikes on bone-dry terrain, say fire officials.
New Caledonia agreed Tuesday to tougher protections around a huge swathe of some of the world's last near-pristine coral reefs, in a move conservationists hailed as a major breakthrough.
Saudi Arabian Airlines says a system failure has resulted in disruption of flights, as the kingdom prepares to host the annual hajj pilgrimage.
Medics wishing to practice surgery can go so far reading text books and watching real-life operations, but at some stage they need to have a try. The use of virtual reality is assisting with the training process.
The collapse of the Turkish lira has caused trauma as Turks see their purchasing power slashed, but bargain-hunting foreign tourists visiting the country at the peak of the summer season are cashing in on a currency windfall.