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France and Germany pressed the European Union on Tuesday to speed up plans designed to crack down on the funding of terrorist groups.
Thirteen members of a moderate Islamist opposition party went on trial behind closed doors in volatile Tajikistan on Tuesday, accused of fanning a wave of unrest that killed dozens of people last year.
The French Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a three-month extension of a state of emergency imposed after the November jihadist attacks that claimed 130 lives in Paris.
Turkey's foreign ministry summoned the US ambassador on Tuesday, according to media reports, after State Department spokesman John Kirby angered Ankara by saying that Washington did not consider the main Syrian Kurdish party to be a terrorist organisat...
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.
The former NASA employee has lent his expertise to Nanaya, an app that can determine whether or not a person will find true love based on science and probability. Digital Journal found out more.
Tamil Nadu scientists are now investigating the death of a man in Vellore, declared to have been killed by a falling meteorite.
The rise of the domesticated house cat may have been inevitable, according to a new study that found ancient Chinese farmers were domesticating leopard cats 5,000 years ago, a different species from cats domesticated in the Middle East 10,000 years ago.
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.
Despite Manny Pacquiao's loss to Floyd Mayweather last May, the Filipino boxing superstar remains popular and still command a guaranteed $20 million purse from his promoter Bob Arum.
Filipino bantamweight contender Jetro Pabustan is set to face Pungluang Sor Singyu of Thailand in his first attempt to capture a world title on Friday, February 12 in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
Right after the official announcement of the Pacquiao-Bradley trilogy fight late last year, Bob Arum, who promotes both fighters, contends that the fight will still sell because Bradley has improved a lot as a fighter since they fought in 2014.
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."
Known for his nice guy good looks and emotionally driven dramatic projects, Matt Damon is back in the role that made him an action bad boy. Let’s go one more round with ‘Jason Bourne.’
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.
ShinMaywa Industries, the Japanese equipment manufacturer that produces the US-2 amphibious aircraft has offered to set up plants in India to help cater to international demand.
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.
Google has announced its plans to phase out Flash in the AdWords advertisements displayed on websites. Ads using the old and outdated technology will not be accepted for submission from July 2016 and Flash will be banned entirely next year.
Instagram has added the functionality to log into their application using multiple accounts on Apple and Android devices.
Scientists have discovered that the mixture of fibers found in barley can rapidly improve one’s health by lowering blood sugar levels and staving off diabetes, according to a Science News article published today.
People don’t mind sharing data when they can be partners in its management and application. That is the major takeaway from a recent study conducted by the Society for Participatory Medicine.
Five years after the Obama administration signed its highly partisan and controversial Affordable Care Act into law, experts say it isn't affordable for the average working American.
An elementary school student in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma has been diagnosed with a contagious disease that required the school to bring in staff to disinfect restrooms and common areas before children were allowed back in the facility.
The internationally-recognized House of Representatives (HoR) government was to meet yesterday to give a vote of confidence in the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA).
Iceland boasts full employment, a peaceful society and a well-functioning welfare state -- yet voters are so frustrated with the political establishment they're ready to elect the Pirate Party to power.
Voting began in New Hampshire on Tuesday in the first US presidential primary, where Donald Trump leads the packed Republican field and Bernie Sanders was polling ahead of Hillary Clinton.
Republican presidential hopefuls attempted to one-up each other on war and torture during Saturday night's New Hampshire debate, with frontrunner Donald Trump promising to "bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding."
Usually at this time of the year, Arctic sea ice is building up to its yearly maximum, making the region almost impenetrable to all but the toughest icebreakers. However, January has been unusually warm, leaving the ice extent lower than average.
German chemicals company Bayer AG on Friday rejected an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) request to pull its Belt insecticide from the U.S. marketplace.
Beer-lovers will tell you the key ingredient in beer is hops. But climate change is becoming a threat to the production of this important ingredient, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Entergy Corporation's Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant is in the news again after it was announced on Saturday that groundwater underneath the plant was contaminated with radioactive materials.
Scientists have discovered that the mixture of fibers found in barley can rapidly improve one’s health by lowering blood sugar levels and staving off diabetes, according to a Science News article published today.
People don’t mind sharing data when they can be partners in its management and application. That is the major takeaway from a recent study conducted by the Society for Participatory Medicine.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Hanbury Manor in Hertfordshire, England, built in 1730, is a hotel, conference center and a place to play golf. It has two restaurants and a bar. Digital Journal sampled one of the venue's eating places.
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.
Thousands of US-bound Cubans stranded in Costa Rica and Panama will be able to take direct flights to Mexico, if they can afford the cost, the governments of the Central American countries said Friday.
France's busy little ski resort of Noeux-les-Mines is also its most unusual. It has no mountains, no snow, runs all year round and is built on a decades-old slag heap.
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.
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.
Social media website Twitter said in a blog on Friday it has suspended over 125,000 accounts for promoting or threatening terrorism in the last eight months.
Yahoo’s chief executive Marissa Mayer announced Tuesday that it would consider “strategic alternatives” to cure the financial ills of its core Internet business.