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Pentagon chief Ashton Carter and dozens of defence ministers from the US-led coalition striking Islamic State jihadists meet in Brussels on Thursday to take stock of the difficult campaign.
The world's biggest aircraft is set to take off and be tested over the skies of the United Kingdom next month. Called the Airlander 10, the airship is a gargantuan 302 feet in length and the height of six double-decker buses.
The number of sexual offence complaints almost quadrupled at this year's carnival celebrations in Cologne, German police said Wednesday, despite heightened security aimed at preventing a repeat of the mass assaults that marred the city's New Year celeb...
South Korean companies prepared Thursday to begin pulling out of a jointly-run industrial zone in North Korea after Seoul shut it down to punish Kim Jong-Un's regime for its recent nuclear test and rocket launch.
New research suggests a common drug, administered for people with high blood pressure, could be effective for people with autism, in addressing some of the behaviors associated with the condition.
A group of researchers from the university of Maryland have for the first time identified the genetic makeup of a number of strains of E. coli responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people around the world every year.
Indian scientists were Tuesday analysing a small blue rock that authorities say was a meteorite that fell from the sky and killed a bus driver. If proven, it would be the first such death in recorded history.
Many types of sport, as well as everyday activities, carry the risk of head injuries. How to deal with head injuries and concussion requires care to avoid permanent damage. Scientists have been investigating the most effective therapies.
Ian Desmond entered the offseason as the top free agent shortstop on the market. To the surprise of many, he still remains unsigned despite so many teams that finished the season with a need for the position.
Golden Boy Promotions owner Oscar de la Hoya is predicting the upcoming Alvarez-Khan fight will generate about a million pay-per-view (PPV) buys saying the unexpected match would dwarf the PPV numbers generated by the recent Alvarez-Cotto fight.
WBA (Super), WBO bantamweight titlist Guillermo Rigondeaux could be running out of worthy opponents or he simply wants an easy fight to remain unbeaten as he picked a relatively young and untested challenger from Liverpool, England.
Less than a week before he arrives in GenSan, Philippines to commence training for the Pacquiao-Bradley trilogy fight, Manny Pacquiao's longtime trainer Freddie Roach says the fighting congressman will be happy to defend his boxing title as a senator.
Charlize Theron is rumored to be in talks to join the 'Fast and Furious' franchise as its first primary female villain in 'Fast 8.'
Actor Jonathan Emond chatted with Digital Journal about his acting career in Canada, his charity work and living life in Los Angeles.
This week’s releases include Daniel Craig’s swan song; a striking example of a grandmother’s unconditional affection; a dramatic depiction of the housing crisis; an amusing war between monsters; and a love stronger than death.
British actor Matthew Wolf chatted with Digital Journal about being on E!'s "The Royals." His film credits include "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" and "Pirates of the Caribbean 3."
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has been awarded $199 million worth of restricted company stock, making him one of the highest-paid executives of a publicly traded US company.
Twitter has launched a new ad product called "First View," which will serve a video ad right to the top of users' timelines when they first log in to the official app or desktop site.
In one of the truly bizarre events on the market recently, LinkedIn was decimated by the markets after failing to meet analyst expectations. The fact that those expectations were totally off the wall, of course, is no grounds for criticism.
Blackberry is laying off an unspecified but "small number" of employees both in Waterloo, Ontario, and at Sunrise Florida. The creator of the Blackberry Messenger, Gary Klassen, has left the company, according to reports.
Expect to hear a lot about Blockchain soon. Blockchain is a new system designed to protect assets and transactions. It’s like Bitcoin, but more advanced. It includes a multi-user ledger to protect against fraud, and global money laundering.
Internet company Opera has confirmed it has been approached by a consortium of Chinese firms interested in purchasing it for $1.2 billion. Opera, best known for the web browser of the same name, has indicated it will accept the offer.
Western superiority in military technology is "eroding", notably at the hands of China and Russia, a leading think-tank said Tuesday in its annual report on the state of militaries around the world.
Google is giving users 2GB of free Google Drive cloud storage in return for spending two minutes of their time to complete a Security Checkup. The offer is part of Safer Internet Day, designed to raise awareness of security issues online.
What makes wholegrain healthy? There seems to be an X factor – actually a BX factor – that contributes to the healthy properties contained within the grain. New research explores this further.
Millions of children all across India are getting deworming treatment as part of a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their health.
Thousands of junior doctors at English hospitals staged a second strike Wednesday against proposed new conditions and pay rates for working unsociable hours.
A new species of bacteria that causes Lyme Disease has been discovered. Until now, Borrelia burgdorferi was the only bacterial species believed to cause Lyme disease in North America.
Republican Carly Fiorina, the outspoken former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard who argued she would be the sharpest challenger against Democrat Hillary Clinton for the presidency, ended her White House bid Wednesday.
On Wednesday, the French outgoing foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, who is expected to become head of France’s constitutional court, called the administration’s policies “ambiguous.”
Hillary Clinton and a gaggle of mainstream Republican presidential hopefuls turned their gaze southward Wednesday, hoping to move on from thumping New Hampshire primary defeats at the hands of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump.
Outgoing French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Wednesday criticised the US role in Syria, saying he did not see "a very strong commitment" from Washington."There are ambiguities...
A component from lithium batteries – used to power laptops and smartphones – has been found to affect the ecosystem by inhibiting a beneficial bacterium that process toxins.
The chief of Japan's shuttered Fukushima nuclear power plant warned Wednesday that the biggest risk the crippled facility faces is another major earthquake and tsunami -- though insisted the chaos of nearly five years ago won't be repeated.
The US Supreme Court has put on hold a sweeping plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fueled power plants, dealing a significant blow to President Barack Obama's efforts to rein in climate change.
There were 98 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide in 2015, with the U.S., Australia and South Africa witnessing the highest numbers.
What makes wholegrain healthy? There seems to be an X factor – actually a BX factor – that contributes to the healthy properties contained within the grain. New research explores this further.
Millions of children all across India are getting deworming treatment as part of a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their health.
The widow of top chef Benoit Violier, whose January 31 suicide shocked the culinary world, said she would take charge of her husband's celebrated restaurant, in an interview published Wednesday.
Thousands of junior doctors at English hospitals staged a second strike Wednesday against proposed new conditions and pay rates for working unsociable hours.
In the aftermath of the horrific Paris attacks, The European Union is poised to roll out legislation that would make virtual currency platforms perform tighter due diligence during exchanges while concurrently enforcing EU’s anti-money laundering laws.
Alyanna Lapuz, 21 from Winnipeg on January 7th this year received a letter from the Canadian Revenue Agency(CRA) addressed to the "Estate of the Late Alyanna Lapuz".
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) might be affecting you more than you know. While the Affordable Care Act is designed to decrease health insurance expenses, it could also affect life insurance as well as casualty-property insurance rates.
In 2016, global gas prices are expected to remain low, despite the fact that consumption is expected to increase. What does this mean for the global economy and your wallet?
The widow of top chef Benoit Violier, whose January 31 suicide shocked the culinary world, said she would take charge of her husband's celebrated restaurant, in an interview published Wednesday.
A California dairy that sells USDA certified organic raw milk and other non-pasteurized dairy products is cooperating with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) in an investigation into an outbreak of E. coli linked to their products.
Jennifer Lovdahl, from Anchorage, Alaska, posted a Facebook status with a meal she bought from the fast food chain in 2010.
A man passes away after suffering chest pains during the 12th annual Krispy Kreme Challenge race Saturday in North Carolina.
The world's tourism map is being redrawn at lightning speed as holidaymakers switch preferences prompted by terror attacks, epidemics and migrant crises.
Said Ramadan has lost count of how much he's borrowed just to stay afloat while other vendors at Giza's pyramids have already lost hope, as jihadist attacks bring Egypt's tourist industry to its knees."I have no money to buy clothes for my children ......
A swarm of angry honey bees disrupted normal life at the famous Sun Temple at Konark, a UNESCO world heritage site, on Monday and Tuesday.
While hundreds of millions of his Chinese compatriots pack into planes, trains, and automobiles to return to their ancestral homes for the Lunar New Year celebration, Zhang Hao, 30, is getting as far away as he can.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expanding its investigation into some Fiat Chrysler gear shifters after reports linked them to a number of crashes.
A legendary 1950s Ferrari has fetched a world record 32 million euros ($35 million) at auction, going under the hammer in Paris.
Toyota announced on Wednesday that its Scion brand would cease to exist by the end of the year. Scion, which was launched in North America in 2003 to appeal to young car buyers, will be absorbed into the company's main Toyota brand starting this August.
It was a routine traffic stop but with a twist. A Miami civilian got the attention of a police officer and after he stopped, the woman accused him of speeding.
Last week, after 25 years' deliberation, the Académie Française decreed that the French accent, the circumflex — the little "hat" in words like bête, fête and tempête — had had its day, at least in so far as providing headgear for certain vowels.
France and the Netherlands signed a historic deal Monday acquiring two large Rembrandt portraits for 160 million euros ($174 million), the French culture ministry announced.
A painting seized by Turkish authorities that was reported to be a stolen Picasso is a fake, the Picasso Administration, charged with managing the artist's estate, said on Monday.
New York's iconic Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) is planning to add 180,000 square feet to its wing for modern and contemporary art, adding to the current 2 million square feet of space.
Twitter has begun to roll out a new version of its timeline that displays tweets algorithmically instead of in the traditional reverse-chronological order. The feature will be disabled by default, to the relief of many vexed users.
As storms peppered Europe and Africa last night, British astronaut Tim Peake captured them in all their stunning beauty from on-board the International Space Station.
Facebook's Free Basics program, a plan to give people in developing countries free access to the Internet, has been banned in India amid concerns that it violates net neutrality regulations. Facebook has come under fire for prioritizing content types.
Twitter plans to introduce a new timeline algorithm that will display relevant tweets first, instead of in chronological order.