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Thousands marched in Guatemala to demand the resignation of President Otto Perez and Vice President Roxana Baldetti as a corruption scandal rocked the government.
More than 1,000 people were killed Saturday when a magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck near Kathmandu, Nepal's largest city.
Polls got underway Sunday in energy-rich Kazakhstan for a ballot almost certain to re-elect 74-year-old strongman incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Nine men have been charged with drug trafficking after the British coastguard seized more than two tonnes of cocaine off the east coast of Scotland, French and British officials said on Sunday.
Researchers looking into whether stomach ulcers in cattle are related to the presence of certain bacteria (as is the case with humans). They found that this not the case. This could lead to alternative treatments for livestock.
Researchers have discovered antibiotic resistance genes in the bacteria of a South American tribe never exposed to antibiotic drugs. This suggests some bacteria have always been antibiotic resistant.
This may seem like the start of a riddle, but why don’t bats fly into each other? The answer lies in bats seemingly following some agreed rules of the air.
A study into how bacteria protect themselves, by forming a type of waterproof raincoat, could lead to a new generation of products designed to protect crops from disease.
Authentic Mexican beer Tekate leads five other sponsors in the upcoming Mayweather-Pacquiao fight with a total sponsorship amount of $5.6 million for the exclusive right to show beer commercial in the May 2 boxing event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena
Promoters of the upcoming Mayweather-Pacquiao fight have agreed to donate the proceeds from the ticket sales for the weigh-in ceremonies at the MGM Grand Garden Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada to at least two deserving charity organizations.
Despite starting the 2015 MLB season at 10-6 and leading the NL West, rumors are surfacing on potential trades the LA Dodgers could make to strengthen their lineup and boost their chances of winning the World Series this season.
Peyton Manning has failed to deliver a Super Bowl title to the Denver Broncos and at 39-years of age, the window is about to shut. The team lost its head coach and an All Pro tight end, but all is not lost as they push forward in 2015.
If someone were to go into an online chat room or message board and fantasize about kidnapping and cannibalizing women, but never acts on it, has this person committed a crime?
When Alex Sichel found out she had breast cancer — an incurable form, at that — she began to work through accepting her diagnosis with a film mirroring her life.
A lawyer for Canadian singer Justin Bieber has confirmed the embattled, misbehaving pop star has come to a settlement with a Florida photographer who filed a lawsuit against him. Bieber's lawyer, Jeremiah Reynolds, did not release the details.
British magician Jamie Raven has many incredible statistics to celebrate thanks to his viral "Britain's Got Talent" audition.
Jeremy Scahill's work with the intercept and his reporting abroad made for fascinating conversation in a wide-ranging discussion with David Walmsley (Globe & Mail).
If there’s one way to inadvertently drive your business into the ground it’s by making mistakes on how you pay people—or by failing to pay them at all.
Rubber tree plantations in Southeast Asia have supplied most of the world's natural rubber for truck, car and airplane tires for the last century. But a number of issues can interupt its flow to the world market.
A British trader accused of contributing to a US stock market crash and fraudulently making $40 million in high-frequency trading from his modest London home was due to appear in court on Wednesday.
Finnish telecom company Nokia has hinted it will begin smartphone production again next year, confirming several recent rumours. Nokia has to wait until Microsoft's acquired license on its name expires at the end of this year.
An image of an Android urinating on an Apple logo has been spotted on Google Maps. Clearly visible on the company's renowned mapping service, it is joined by a message nearby that pokes fun at Google's content review policies.
Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10 Technical Preview that adds several new consumer-orientated features including improved customization options for the Start menu, Taskbar and window accent colours and an enhanced tablet mode.
Two news publishers who want to see advertisement-banishing AdBlock Plus unable to use its tech on their pages have lost their case in court.
The number of cases of HIV in rural Indiana connected to intravenous drug use has continued to rise, prompting federal officials on Friday to issue a nationwide alert to health departments, hospitals, and doctors.
Been sitting outside with a group and wondered why some people are bitten more often than others by mosquitoes? The answer lies in the genes, resulting in some people being ‘super magnets’ for the buzzing nuisances.
Bathing suit season is just around the corner, and this is the time of year that a lot of people will begin a new diet or workout routine.
A suspected botulism outbreak linked to a Ohio church potluck has killed one person and sickened at least 18 others, health officials said Wednesday.
There has been a continual three ring circus of peace talks and dialogue, sponsored by the UN, among three sets of Libyan groups, the most significant being those involving Libya's two rival governments.
The Eurogroup of finance minister meeting in Riga Latvia had harsh words for Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis as they refused his bid to find a shortcut to get badly need financial aid.
Shaker Aamer, a Saudi with residency status in Britain, is expected to be released from Guantanamo in June. He has a British wife and four children in London.
A long standing post-World War II program allowing the government to seize portions of raisin farmers' crops is being called into question in the Supreme Court. In hearings so far, several justices have been highly critical of the program.
Sharks are handsome creatures, and generally, most of us don't think of them as cute. Chances are, many of us may think of them as stately, graceful, and cunning creatures, but no, not cute. Except for the pocket shark. It is very cute, and very rare.
Each fall the blackpoll warbler flies non-stop from Canada, southwards across the Atlantic Ocean to South America, in just three days. What does the bird get up to? A science group have been finding out.
Oozing oil on once cherished marshland continues to be a problem on the U.S. coast as the effects of Deepwater Horizon continue to affect the environment and marine life.
A landmark nine-storey tower collapsed in Kathmandu on Saturday after a massive earthquake hit the Nepalese capital, with several bodies seen at the site of the disaster, witnesses and television footage showed.
America's love affair with shrimp has grown by leaps and bounds, to the point that we eat three times the amount we did 35 years ago. Today, we eat on average four pounds of shrimp per person annually. But 60 percent of that shrimp is contaminated.
Police from seven European countries detained 26 people and seized hundreds of horse passports in a crackdown against a Europe-wide horsemeat trafficking ring, the EU's judicial agency Eurojust said Saturday.
The number of cases of HIV in rural Indiana connected to intravenous drug use has continued to rise, prompting federal officials on Friday to issue a nationwide alert to health departments, hospitals, and doctors.
Major recalls from two popular ice cream companies have raised a number of important questions about how Listeria bacteria could have gotten into the manufacturing plants, and if the two could be related.
Your credit score is critical. While it doesn't define you, it certainly determines whether or not you'll be able to buy a house or car with a reasonable interest rate (or at all).
The recession and all its woes are supposed to be behind us, right? Yet far too many Americans are still struggling, and low credit scores are forcing them to pay more for core services and turn to high interest financial products.
In the latest budget George Osborne announced a new Help to Buy ISA for first time buyers. How will the Help to Buy ISA work? And will it actually help?
A new wave of websites springing up online look to help savers looking for a good return by matching them with the best individual companies or borrowers in "peer-to-peer" lending, creating a mutually beneficial scenario with interest of up to 6%.
America's love affair with shrimp has grown by leaps and bounds, to the point that we eat three times the amount we did 35 years ago. Today, we eat on average four pounds of shrimp per person annually. But 60 percent of that shrimp is contaminated.
Police from seven European countries detained 26 people and seized hundreds of horse passports in a crackdown against a Europe-wide horsemeat trafficking ring, the EU's judicial agency Eurojust said Saturday.
Major recalls from two popular ice cream companies have raised a number of important questions about how Listeria bacteria could have gotten into the manufacturing plants, and if the two could be related.
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams announced Wednesday it was recalling all of its ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets, and ice cream sandwiches in all flavors and containers because of the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
The traveling experience has greatly changed over the past decade. Learn the five ways to get creative with your vacation plans.
Starting June 6 of this year, travelers wanting to get from downtown Toronto to Pearson Airport can do so via the Union Pearson Express.
Ni'ihau is the smallest of Hawaii's inhabited islands, and one of the most mysterious. This is because it is called "The forbidden Island." No, there are no ghosts or dangerous volcanoes there. It is just privately owned.
A frequent flyer I am not. Nor do I weigh 100 kgs (plus). I should probably shut my face up for the plans to squeeze (and add) seats on most of airlines. The United Airlines plan to introduce this suicidal idea sparked my outrage because I can calculate.
Mesquite police officers are seen in a dash cam video pulling a man from a burning vehicle moments before it becomes engulfed in flames.
A coach on fire on the M25 motorway around London has led to long queues and very heavy traffic. Drivers fed-up with the situation are reported to have started an impromptu game of football on the road, prompting a police warning.
Aston Martin is getting into the all-electric luxury sedan game – big time. According to Car and Driver, Aston Martin CEO Dr. Andy Palmer said that the company's future electric super-sedan will:
The BBC announced Wednesday that it was dropping one of its most popular presenters, "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson, for physically attacking a producer.
Sister Bernard finds that her faith in God wanes as she continues traveling through Hock Family territory to carry out a secret mission for her benefactor.
Matt Hawkins' Postal #3 is available to purchase from Image Comics, under its Top Cow imprint, as it was released on April 22nd.
Deep within the rainforests of Kuranda, Far North Queensland, lurks a master ceramicist. For 40 years, Peter Thompson has laboured long and hard in the tireless pursuit of art, no matter the cost. 
The death of Al Simmons' wife, Wanda, and their unborn child motivates him to retake the mantle of the titular Spawn and get to the bottom of everything.
Instagram has relaxed some its rules concerning nudity, in particular with regard the female nipple. You still can't show it in most instances, but in some you now can.
A prominent cybersecurity researcher ran afoul of United Airlines last week after he joked on Twitter that the airline's onboard computer systems could be hacked. The airline was not amused.
Today, the world caught wind of a new plan by Twitter to enable all users to receive direct messages from anybody, regardless of whether or not you're following them.
Google announced Thursday an official update to how website URLs will be displayed in a search results page. Google regularly tests variations in the design of its search results. Once it discovers something that works it makes a formal update.
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