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In spite of a mounting list of rape and sexual abuse allegations against him, comedian Bill Cosby went in front of a live audience on Friday night and did his show. The house was full and the applause was reported to be unrestrained.
The newly released 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1', is the third in 'The Hunger Games' franchise, with one more to come. In it, for the second time, Jennifer Lawrence, Katniss in the films, sings. An audio of her singing is embedded here.
Taking home $250,000, the I.T. consultant from Florence, S.C. won the 'JEOPARDY!' Tournament of Champions today after a two-day final against fellow former champions Arthur Chu and Julia Collins.
Anime fans can spend Thanksgiving Day watching "Log Horizon: Collection 1," coming out on November 25 from Sentai Filmworks.
A new scientific study conducted by Swiss researchers reveals that the banking industry fosters cheating and dishonest behavior among bankers.
Russia has increased its use of the Chinese yuan or remnimbi nine-fold just in the period from January to September this year according to the Chinese Ministry of Economic Development.
A Canadian investment firm appears to have has backed away from plans to buy a bankrupt Atlantic City, N.J., casino even though its indecision could cost $10 million.
Generosity to oneself is pretty normal. When U.S. corporations who refuse to consider raising minimum wage and audit staff toilet time start giving their pet high flyers more money than they pay in taxes, questions need to be asked. Nobody's asking.
There are many areas of the world that are currently experiencing water shortage issues, including California. One solution that could help in the future is the Fontus, a small device you can attach to your bike that makes water out of air.
A decade ago, flip phones ruled the world. The Motorola Razr was the best-selling clamshell phone, selling more than 130 million units during its four-year run from 2003 to 2007, when the iPhone was introduced.
Created by Brooklyn-based biotech startup, Suneris, VetiGel is made from plant-based polymers that stop bleeding in little as 20 seconds when applied to a wound, working along the human body’s natural healing process.
RIKEN, based at the University of Tsukuba and Fujitsu, has received top ranking from the 2014 HPC Challenge, which evaluates computing power. This was for the university’s “K” supercomputer.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford thinks his brother Doug Ford should run for the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party. Rob jokingly told media his brother "dithers" too much and has been doing just that on the subject of a PC leadership bid.
For many years, the NRA has raised the specter of 'liberal' government suppression of civil liberties. Since the advent of Obama's administration, this tactic, with the help of a $250 million budget, has been a very effective one..
President Barack Obama will use his executive authority to delay the deportation of the family members of U.S. citizens, prompting a political battle that may affect the 2016 presidential election.
While the debate about a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline rocked back-and-forth in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday before failing to pass, the House quietly slipped under the radar, passing a bill that has scientists worried.
WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao needs to win via knockout (KO) against unbeaten American Chris Algieri regardless of the timing or what round it will happen when they collide at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China.
A day before his showdown with Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao, unbeaten American WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri had to take a break for close to one hour to make the agreed catchweight of 144 pounds during the weigh-in ceremony.
The owner of the second tier English football club Wigan Athletic is being investigated by the Football Assoc. for racism following remarks he made to The Guardian. Dave Whelan managed to badly offend both Jewish and Chinese persons in the interview.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most in-form player in world football. There, I said it. In the midst of using analytics and statistics to prove why Lionel Messi is superior to the current crop of stars in the modern game, Ronaldo’s brilliance is undeniable.
Animal caretakers at San Francisco Zoo say the Nov. 7 death of a young endangered gorilla in its enclosure could have been prevented.
Researchers have developed a new climate change modeling tool. The tool shows that carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere, as result of greater plant growth can be offset by changes in the activity of soil microbes.
Both the city of Burnaby BC just outside of Vancouver along with environmental activists are joining battle against Kinder Morgan
New research into decreasing calcium levels in a number of Canadian lakes has shown that we are still experiencing the effects of industrialization, and it's not climate related. Instead, it's a new problem, and a legacy of acid rain.
Locked deep in an underground, insulated vault in a mountain on a remote Norwegian island lays the Svalbard Global Seed Vault (SGSV), whose sole purpose is to preserve genetic material, should an apocalyptic situation occur here on earth.
As the morning rain gave way to sunshine this afternoon, the organizers and staff of the Great Dickens Christmas Fair opening today were pleased to host their annual 'High Tea' for members of the press and their guests at 2 PM.
A plague outbreak in Madagascar has killed 40 people on the island, with 119 more people diagnosed with the bacterial disease since early August.
The food poisoning bacterium Campylobacter is relatively hardy in many kitchens. New research shows that the robustness is boosted by "chicken juice."
Built for a Roman Emperor 1,700 years ago, one of Croatia's most important UNESCO sites continues to shed its secrets in Split.
Earlier this month, James Clapper, the head of National Intelligence, went to North Korea and successfully returned with two Americans, Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae, who had been held captive. Now, the world has learned that Miller wanted to stay.
As if Yemen did not have enough problems dealing with rebel Houthis and Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula(AQAP) there has now been a mutiny within the elite Special Forces.
A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Japan late Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, causing houses to collapse and injuring at least 20 people, three seriously.
Canadians who have been waiting for a good time to sell their home may be considering that it has arrived. The Teranet-National Bank index released its numbers for October and they show that nationally prices were up 5.4 percent from 12 months go.
As U.S. Veterans gather tomorrow and as families and loved ones honor those who have served, the California Dept. of Business Oversight wanted to urge veterans to be wary of investment schemes being offered to them that can place their finances at risk.
The treasurer of Oklahoma has recently announced that across the US billions of dollars are going unclaimed from life insurance policies. The question is how far should companies go to track down beneficiaries of the deceased.
For UK workers and their families, how they save and bequeath money to heirs has changed dramatically over a relatively short period of time.
As the morning rain gave way to sunshine this afternoon, the organizers and staff of the Great Dickens Christmas Fair opening today were pleased to host their annual 'High Tea' for members of the press and their guests at 2 PM.
A recent investigation led by Vani Hari, Food Babe revealed that your favorite pumpkin spice lattes from Starbucks aren’t made with spices or pumpkin, but a food scientist thinks you might want to keep it that way.
Consumers are going to be hard-pressed to find that seven-pound spiral-cut ham for the holiday table this year. With Americans consuming over half their annual pork intake during the holidays, rising prices and a shortage of hams makes the season bleak.
Experts say consumers should be freezing chickens to reduce poisoning risks, after a food standards and hygiene agency reported high levels of the potentially lethal bug campylobacter, present in poultry sold at British supermarkets.
Celebrate New Year's Eve in style at Novotel New York Times Square, featuring direct views of the midnight Ball Drop. With a heated terrace, private booths, open bar and great entertainment, it is the one place you want to be to ring in the new year.
Dublin, Ireland's capital, has plenty to see and do. Whether it is sampling the "craic" or visiting the museums, there is plenty to see and do. Digital Journal recently paid a visit.
A Saskatchewan woman, Jennifer Huculak-Kimmel, went on a holiday to Hawaii in October 2013 while she was pregnant. She ended up giving birth nine weeks prematurely in Hawaii.
U.S. health officials quarantined a Carnival Corp. cruise ship Sunday after it arrived in California with 172 passengers and crew members suffering from norovirus.
The search for life on Mars could be taken a step further when Curiosity's Rover next explores the planet's mysterious "pink cliffs."
A new test for Alzheimer's Disease appears to discover the illness up to 10 years before any symptoms appear. It's a groundbreaking test that could enable treatment options to begin far earlier than ever before.
Nanorobots could be designed to carry out medical tasks in the human body. Researchers have created “swimming bodies” that can navigate through biological fluids like blood.
Researchers have devised a new type of cathode that could be readily used to manufacture inexpensive, flexible dye-sensitized solar cells.
Toyota will introduce its first mass-market hydrogen fuel cell car in Japan next month, with a limited US rollout scheduled for 2016.
Ever since cars were invented in the earlier part of the last century, animals have been chewing on them. Now, however, German automaker Audi is getting the drop on at least one cute, fuzzy mammal who has a fondness for nibbling on expensive car parts.
In the world of exclusive cars, they don’t come much more exclusive than Ferrari and the Italian company has just shot for the moon with its new “by invitation” model.
A recent survey has found that while we all seem to be aware of the dangers of using our cell phones while driving, many of us do it anyway.
Local author and longtime Sonoma Valley Broker/Realtor, Catherine Sevenau, was deeply moved by the friends and family that showed up at her book reading and signing event on Nov. 13 at Readers' Books in Sonoma.
Embodying one of the most famous dancers in history is scary — but American-born, Toronto-based dancer Skylar Campbell doesn’t let the fear get to him: "I'm letting the experience kind of take me over."
Opening Night for Cult Classics art show at Hashtag Gallery was Thurs Nov 6th 2014. This event will long be remembered as one of the most successful art exhibitions ever hosted at the venue — perhaps because it was both a group display, and a competitio
If you've ever had a hankering for some high Shakespearean drama but don't want to leave your home, Shakespeare's Globe has a solution — a new on-demand video service.
A first-hand account of the protests against Kinder Morgan at Burnaby Mountain. Industrial acid deposits are turning Canadian lakes into literal jelly. How magic mushrooms transform the brain. Welcome to this week's TopFinds.
Watch a hair-raising 4-minute animation presenting a realistic portrayal of the drop from the 570-foot summit of the world's tallest roller-coaster, at a speed of 65 mph, through corkscrew twists, turns, loops and inversions to ground level.
A massive explosion which lit up the sky over Russia's Urals has become the subject of speculation after the authorities declined comment on it although several locals captured it on camera. According to an eyewitness, the explosion "turned night to day."
Uber, the internet's high-tech ride-sharing company is in damage control mode right now due to statements allegedly made by Emil Michael, the company's senior vice president for business, while in New York at a private dinner last week.
A plague outbreak in Madagascar has killed 40 people on the island, with 119 more people diagnosed with the bacterial disease since early August.
The food poisoning bacterium Campylobacter is relatively hardy in many kitchens. New research shows that the robustness is boosted by "chicken juice."
The Cleveland Clinic has successfully transplanted 90 percent of an automobile accident victim’s face. The announcement came via twitter and then details of the 24 and a half hour long procedure were posted on the Clinic’s website.
With the “Great American Smoke Out on November 20”, an article in the New England Journal of Medicine calls on insurers across the U.S. to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Digital Journal finds out more.

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