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Europe's cherished system of borderless travel is increasingly at risk as countries grapple with record numbers of refugees and migrants clamouring to enter their territory, officials and analysts say.
Millions of workers across India held a 24-hour strike Wednesday in protest at right-wing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic policies, which they say will put jobs at risk and hurt ordinary people.
Gunmen kidnapped at least 17 Turkish employees of a company building a football stadium in the Sadr City area of north Baghdad on Wednesday, security officials said.
A fire in an apartment building in northern Paris early Wednesday that killed eight people, including two children, might have been started intentionally, officials said.
Researchers have used mutant variants of a fungus to double the production of endoxylanase enzymes. These enzymes are used to bleach wood in chlorine free processes and for biofuels.
People make snap judgments — a quality wired into the eye and brain. Studies show that first impressions are quick to form and hard to change.
It can be convenient to purchase pre-washed vegetables, especially for those with busy lives. It would be wrong, however, to assume that pre-washed veg is free from pathogens. A new study casts some light.
Another example of a potentially revolutionary new technology allows paralyzed people to speak by analysing their "breath signals". Software can recognise specific patterns of breathing and then translate those rhythms into a spoken word.
Fil-Am NBA player Jordan Clarkson has been granted permission by his team L.A.Lakers to play for Gilas Pilipinas in the upcoming FIBA Asia Championship which takes place from September 23 to October 3 in Changsha, China.
A close relative of legendary boxer Oscar de la Hoya is making headway in boxing as he aims for his first title shot after beating all his opponents since he turned pro three years ago.
No matter what fans say about Andre Berto as Floyd Mayweather's opponent for his Sept. 12 retirement fight, it cannot be denied that Berto has what he calls a crazy uppercut which could turn Mayweather upside down for an unexpected KO win by Berto.
The 2015 NFL season hasn't had its first snap, but fans are always looking ahead and with college football kicking off this weekend, mock drafts are already hitting the Internet.
Comedian Margaret Cho performed her stand-up comedy show at Gramercy Theatre in New York City, for an excellent turnout.
The Oscars will get two new producers as it was today (Sept. 1) announced by Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.
'The End of the Tour’ effectively recounts a few brutally honest days spent between a magazine writer and a reclusive author thrust into the spotlight.
Big Kenny from the country duo Big & Rich chatted with Digital Journal about his upcoming one-hour family special, "Big Kenny & Family," which premieres on September 2 on TLC.
A California woman is taking Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. to court because she claims the restaurant's "G-M-Over it" advertising is false and misleading. The woman's lawsuit is seeking class-action status and unspecified damages.
For fans of the Toronto Blue Jays, August 2015 is a month for the history books. From a mediocre record at the start of the month (51-51), the Jays now lead the AL East with a record of 74-56.
Over the last few months, Walmart has been increasing pay for entry-level workers, so all workers were making at least $9 per hour.
In the mind of podcaster and startup guru Saul Colt, marketing is much like a game of Risk. In his June 2015 keynote speech at Xerocon Denver he explained what he calls “Saul Colt’s Marketing Risk."
Google has announced that Android Wear smartwatches are now compatible with Apple's iPhone, releasing an official app to make pairing simple. Many features work the same as when connected to an Android phone but there are some major caveats.
Phone processor manufacturer Qualcomm has announced that it is building malware protection directly into the core of its Snapdragon 820 chip, destined for next year's flagship devices. It will use machine learning to intelligently protect a host device.
Microsoft has been caught installing updates onto Windows 7 and 8 computers that effectively introduce the same diagnostic telemetry technology used in Windows 10. It indiscriminately uploads data to Microsoft's servers, a major privacy concern for many.
Apple is making some changes with iOS 9 that could make it harder to display some types of advert and may break existing ones. Google, one of the largest ad providers, isn't happy and has issued guidance to help developers get around the system.
Olympic organizers promised on Tuesday to start testing Rio de Janeiro's polluted waters for viruses, leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games. Over 1.400 top athletes from around the world are expected to compete.
The brain disease meningitis is caused by different microorganisms. One of the most difficult forms to detect and treat is fungal meningitis. Researchers have a new approach to treat the disease.
While recommendations for a low in saturated fat diet remain, nutrition experts warn that many are replacing fat with salt and sugar.
Brain surgeons in Britain have used lasers to detect a tumor during a surgical procedure. This was the first use of the procedure in Europe.
Bernardino Leon, the UN special envoy to Libya, is meeting today (Sept. 1) with 27 members of the General National Congress (GNC) government in Istanbul. The Tripoli-based GNC is the rival to the internationally-recognized House of Representatives(HoR).
Valentina Matvienko is speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council. She is one of seven Russian officials targeted by U.S. sanctions including a travel ban.
Turkish police on Tuesday swooped on the Ankara-based offices of a media group critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a day after two British reporters were jailed on controversial terror charges.
Despite Kiev’s Constitutional Court’s positive assessment of the government’s groundbreaking decentralization plans that would give more powers and autonomy to all Ukrainian regions, all sides of the debate appear to have walked away feeling cheated
As of September 1, according to the National Interagency Fire center, wildfires have burned over eight million acres, an area larger than the state of Maryland. And no, we are not seeing the end of the wildfire season, not by a long shot.
US President Barack Obama viewed Alaska's monumental Exit Glacier, in a bid to drive home the impact climate change is already having on America.
A new report warns that fishermen discards are increasing the prevalence of turtle disease in Turks and Caicos. This is due to the practice that concentrates up the numbers of infected animals.
It has never happened before, at least since weather records have been kept, but this past weekend, the world saw three very powerful category 4 tropical cyclones swirling in the central and eastern basins of the Pacific Ocean.
Olympic organizers promised on Tuesday to start testing Rio de Janeiro's polluted waters for viruses, leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games. Over 1.400 top athletes from around the world are expected to compete.
The brain disease meningitis is caused by different microorganisms. One of the most difficult forms to detect and treat is fungal meningitis. Researchers have a new approach to treat the disease.
A large French company that produces processed vegetables has recalled over 9,000 cases of frozen corn due to the possible contamination of the product with Listeria monocytogenes.
While recommendations for a low in saturated fat diet remain, nutrition experts warn that many are replacing fat with salt and sugar.
Venebarometro, a local firm, conducted a study in June that shed light on the economic, social and political environment in Venezuela today. The study found that almost 82 percent of those surveyed didn't have enough income to put food on the table.
One out of every five children in the United States lives in poverty, and more children are poor today than during the Great Recession, according to a newly-released report.
A large French company that produces processed vegetables has recalled over 9,000 cases of frozen corn due to the possible contamination of the product with Listeria monocytogenes.
Feeding the family isn't only about defrosting or drive-through windows — and certainly not for the dozens of amateur cooks who turned out Saturday to compete for a spot on Fox TV's "MasterChef."
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that noroviruses cause almost 21 million cases of acute gastroenteritis in the US annually. Research now shows that 80 percent of all the human strains of noroviruses can be found in oysters.
Soon it will be International Bacon Day, and someone has created the perfect dish for the occasion. Grillocracy created what is known as the Ultimate All Bacon Hot Dog Bun.
After a series of flight disruptions by angry or unruly passengers, Chinese media on Tuesday revealed a new menace to air travel in the country: fighting pilots.
Rather than ignore its Imperialist past, the Vietnamese government is embracing it, seeing the value of celebrating the country's history and welcoming tourism. UNESCO has helped out, designating a total of eight locations as World Heritage sites.
Several distilleries and breweries tack on visitor centers. Few are as integrated and interesting as Bombay Sapphire, which takes guests on botanical journey of self-discovery.
Anya wasn't even born when Chernobyl exploded nearly 30 years ago, but even today its radioactive fallout stalks her and other Ukrainian youngsters growing up near the disused plant.
The capital of France will ban motor vehicles for a single day next month. This will allow visitors to experience Paris without motorized traffic.
A $30,000 automobile was found crashed in the bottom of a sinkhole in Toronto in the early morning hours Sunday, according to authorities.
The U.S. is already baffled by low fuel prices this year and experts are expecting those prices to continue to drop. Some are even expecting the prices to get as low as $2 this winter.
With the introduction of Tesla's highly anticipated Autopilot system inching closer, the electric-car maker is beta-testing the technology using current Model S owners.
Maria Yudina, an influential Soviet pianist was born on September 9, 1899 and died on November 19, 1970. After graduation from the Petrogad Conservatory Yudina taught there until 1930.
Renowned neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks, who explored the mysteries of the human brain in a series of best-selling books, died Sunday at age 82.
More than a thousand Russians rallied in Saint Petersburg on Sunday after a century-old bas relief of a mythical demon was destroyed amid fears of increasing religious intolerance under President Vladimir Putin.
It comes as little surprise that events making the headlines are reflected in many of the performances at this year’s Fringe Festival, which draws thousands of visitors to Edinburgh every August.
In June 2014, Facebook engineers Sam Gadodia, Terry Guo, and Shao Xia left the $250 billion company. The three launched a startup in stealth called LotusFlare to bring internet to more people around the world.
A German state minister sparked a social media storm Tuesday after calling a beloved German pop singer a "wonderful Negro" during a TV debate on Europe's migrant crisis.
Called to the ballot box for the third time in eight months, some Greeks are responding to election fatigue with a bailout-sized dose of Internet humour.
Embattled dating-for-cheaters website Ashley Madison insisted Monday that a massive hack and release of user data had not affected the site's prospects, with hundreds of thousands of new members -- including real women.
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