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Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Balkan countries of mistreating migrants passing through their territories on the way to the European Union, saying people fleeing war were being "shamefully let down".
Negotiations between Iran and the P5+1. This past weekend it looked like negotiations were progressing, but Iran has once again upped its demands and is now pushing for the end of UN weapons sanctions.
An Iraqi fighter jet, returning to base after a mission targeting ISIS positions accidentally dropped a bomb on a Baghdad neighborhood on Monday, killing at least 12 people and destroying three houses.
Dozens of innocent civilians have been killed in US-led coalition and Iraqi government bombings targeting Islamic State fighters and infrastructure in Syria and Iraq over the weekend.
An unmanned Russian cargo ship successfully docked with the International Space Station on Sunday following a string of failed attempts to resupply the orbital laboratory."The transport cargo ship Progress M-28M has docked with the...
The Guardian reported that scientists believed that comet 67p could be inhabited by alien life. Scientists involved with the Rosetta mission shot down the claims and the Guardian reversed its position, writing that there is no life on the comet.
Many people enjoy firework displays: loud bangs and bursts of spectacular color. But what makes fireworks so colorful? A scientist explains how and why.
Around the world bees are at risk from pesticides, environmental conditions and parasite infestations. New research into bee mites suggests we can learn a lot about parasites in general and find ways to protect bee colonies.
The Women's World Cup in Vancouver, British Columbia Sunday night may have started off faster than expected, but the momentum never flagged as the U.S. romped over Japan to come away with a 5-2 victory in front of a crowd of 53,341 at BC Place Stadium.
Very soon Manny Pacquiao will retire after a 20-year colorful boxing career and when he does, someone should be able to fill the vacuum the Filipino boxing superstar will leave behind.
It was only fitting that on a weekend when the United States was celebrating its Independence Day, a different type of fireworks dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car race at Daytona International Speedway.
The 2015 CFL season got off to a shaky start for several teams as injuries hit the league hard in week one, but after some surprising finishes in week two, fans of the game are scratching their heads and wondering what the rest of the year has in store.
This past Fourth of July weekend, the newest Amy Winehouse documentary, "Amy," was off to a great start, and it broke several records.
On July 11, Trevor Noah will be performing at The Paramount in Huntington on Long Island, as part of "The Paramount Comedy Series Presents."
UPDATE: 7.6.15 - As was noted, as the actual box office figures were updated, it showed something different. "Inside Out" did inch by "Jurassic World" over the July 4 holiday.
For over 40 years, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture has been performed as the finale to Independence Day celebrations all across America. Many Americans believe the overture represents our country's victory over the British during the War of 1812.
The reclusive co-founder of Burt's Bees whose face adorns every tube of balm and salve sold by the natural cosmetics company, died Sunday at 80.
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday sacrificed his finance minister in a gesture aimed at placating eurozone creditors, which must now decide whether to loan more money to the debt-wracked country or prepare for a "Grexit".
People who live in Chicago will soon pay more for streaming services, including Spotify and Netflix, due to the 'Cloud Tax' that takes affect in a few weeks.
Critically acclaimed Manhattan restaurant Per Se will fork over $500,000 to settle claims it pocketed tips meant for employees who worked at private-dining events.
Microsoft has now reportedly compiled a version of Windows 10 that could end up becoming the first version of the operating system to be made publicly available on launch day as an upgrade and on new devices. Final development may be completed this week.
A secret report from an F-35 test pilot offers more evidence of fundamental design flaws with the new stealth fighters. The program has cost more than $1 trillion, making it the most expensive weapon's project in military history.
Card provider MasterCard has begun a trial of a new technology that could see its customers verifying purchases with a quick selfie as opposed to a password. The aim is to make something "cool" that is quicker and easier than a password.
A mysterious FCC approval for a new Google device has surfaced. Details are scarce but it is believed that the product could be the next iteration of the wearable Google Glass headset, showing that the program is not cancelled as some have thought.
New regulations aimed at rolling back Brazil's obsession with Cesarean sections took effect Monday, with the government hoping it can steer the country from its status as a world leader in C-section births.
Despite several health warnings and a heap of information, it seems that adults in the U.S. are still consuming too much salt, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Genetic diversity may explain why people have sharper thinking skills and are taller, a study suggests. However, genetic diversity was found not to be related to the development of serious conditions such as heart disease and diabetes.
On Thursday, the Boulder Dog Food Company issued a voluntary recall of its Turkey Sprinkles product due to potential salmonella contamination mere weeks after the company issued a recall on its Chicken Sprinkles product.
Negotiations between Greece's creditors and the Syriza government have seen many change in positions by the Greek government on privatization, taxes, debt reduction, and other issues. Different officials made contrasting statements on disputed issues.
Greece's maverick finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, who announced his surprise resignation on Monday, achieved near-celebrity status with an urban-cool image and visceral attacks on the country's international creditors.
Malaysia's Prime Minister is looking to take the Wall Street Journal to court after the newspaper released an article claiming that nearly $700 million dollars has flowed from Malaysian government programs into the Prime Minister's personal accounts.
While Cuba and the United States reached a deal at the end of June to reopen embassies, Obama is facing opposition to the move both from his own party and Republicans.
Groggy on their paws after waking from tranquillizers, lions have returned to Rwanda for the first time since the endangered animal was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide.
America's oldest bald eagle was hit by a car and killed in New York. The eagle had been introduced to the wild when the species was on the brink of extinction in the 1970s.
Oil giant BP Plc has agreed to pay nearly $19 billion in penalties to U.S. and state agencies to resolve claims still outstanding from a 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 and ravaged the southern U.S. coastline.
Chinese government researchers are using chickens, fish and toads to try to predict earthquakes, media reported.
New regulations aimed at rolling back Brazil's obsession with Cesarean sections took effect Monday, with the government hoping it can steer the country from its status as a world leader in C-section births.
Despite several health warnings and a heap of information, it seems that adults in the U.S. are still consuming too much salt, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Genetic diversity may explain why people have sharper thinking skills and are taller, a study suggests. However, genetic diversity was found not to be related to the development of serious conditions such as heart disease and diabetes.
Japan on Monday celebrated the inscription of Meiji-era industrial sites on UNESCO's World Heritage list, despite initial opposition from Seoul over the use of forced Korean labourers in the early 20th century.
Everyone loves having extra money in the bank, but when it comes to the practical aspect of building up a savings account many Americans are still struggling to meet their financial goals.
New research has highlighted a lack of consumer awareness is negatively impacting the insurance industry. As a result, thousands of UK inhabitants go without cover that will ultimately give them financial protection should anything go wrong.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed a law on Saturday raising the city's minimum wage from $9 per hour to $15 by 2020, a historic move that will affect hundreds of thousands of workers.
The Official Opposition in Canada has built cross party support for a motion to halt the rising tide of mandatory pay to pay banking charges.
Portland, Maine-based Barber Foods is recalling 58,320 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed chicken breasts that may be contaminated with Salmonella enteritides.
With the Fourth of July fast approaching, chances are you're also thinking about some festive food from the occasion. A video series has some simple and fun suggestions.
As if people don't have enough food borne illnesses to worry about, now we find there is another illness. It's called Ciguatera toxin poisoning. It is estimated that the number of cases of this food borne illness has been greatly under-reported
Canadian consumers are being warned of a possible risk of Salmonella infection from handling, cooking or eating frozen, raw, breaded poultry parts. The warning comes after tracking 44 cases of Salmonellosis across the country.
Japan on Monday celebrated the inscription of Meiji-era industrial sites on UNESCO's World Heritage list, despite initial opposition from Seoul over the use of forced Korean labourers in the early 20th century.
The UN's cultural body on Sunday conferred world heritage status on a number of new sites including some seen as representative of Japan's industrial revolution, as South Korea lifted its opposition to the listing.
The Black Cat is a small, homely pub located in the historic market town of Chesham. On a hot summer's afternoon, Digital Journal popped in to examine the varied features (and sample a pint of ale.)
France's wine-making region of Champagne and a part of Burgundy have been granted "World Heritage" status by UNESCO. This latest designation brings to 41 the number of French sites on the UN's world heritage list.
New Hampshire, The Granite State is the latest state to ban drivers from using their mobile devices while they are behind the wheel of a vehicle.
Ford Motor Co. is getting involved in the car-sharing market. The company's program will cut their customers' vehicle costs by allowing them to rent out their cars.
Takata's chief executive broke his silence and publicly apologized for his company's handling of the recall of faulty airbags, which have been implicated in eight deaths and dozens of injuries.
A speeding car leaped onto the sidewalk Friday on Sonoma Boulevard in Vallejo, killing at least one pedestrian at a bus stop and injuring several more.
Over the past two weeks, 120 candidates from around the globe competed in Moscow at the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition. The youngest contestant was 16, the oldest 32.
Despite the woes of the economy and the rising cost of real estate and retail space, not far from the center of town is an art gallery called Studio 35. Rather ordinary from its cottage-like exterior, it has become a center for the arts in Sonoma.
Chris Ofili's painting of a black Virgin Mary, which was decorated with elephant poop, sold for millions of dollars at Christie's.
The Actors' Fund of Canada is a lifeline for many in the entertainment industry in that country, distributing funds to those who've fallen upon needy times. Last week in Toronto the Fund hosted its annual golf tournament and raised over $99,000.
Italian spyware company Hacking Team was hacked and embarrassing data was revealed. Leaked invoices suggest spyware may have been sold to repressive governments.
YouTuber PewDiePie made a massive $7.45 million in profit last year, according to a new report. PewDiePie gained such fame for his video game reviews, playthroughs, tutorials and vlogs that he has become the most successful YouTuber ever.
Amazon has announced that it will be celebrating its 20th birthday this month by launching a one-day sale extravaganza featuring more products on offer than are available on Black Friday. The catch is that the deals will only apply to Prime members.
Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online using a range of new mobile apps.