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Two young Czech women kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 have been freed and are now in the Czech Republic, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on Saturday.

Bacon-obsessed woman convicted in McDonald's shooting

After just one hour of deliberating, a jury in Michigan concluded that a woman who fired a shot into a McDonald's after employees twice forgot to put bacon on her hamburger was guilty of firing at the building intentionally.

Rob Ford may be terminal, MRI seeks to learn size of tumor

The former mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, is awaiting news on whether he will undergo surgery to have his cancerous tumor removed. If doctors discover that surgery won't help him, Ford told media Friday it will mean that "they can’t do any more for me."

Review: 'Death Parade' peacefully wraps up after 12 emotional episodes

After 12 emotionally intense episodes, the "Death Parade" series has wrapped for the year. It leaves hope for the possibility of a second season.

NRL Scores: Newcastle Knights stay perfect with win over Panthers

Newcastle used a quick start in the first half to jump on top of Penrith and then held off the hard-charging Panthers 26-14 at Hunters Stadium Saturday afternoon. The victory moves the Knights to first place on the NRL ladder after four weeks of play.

Judge looks to build 'new society' in Ukraine rebel bastion

Even as he breaks down in tears, judge Alexander Klyanoshkin admits no regrets about ending a decade on the bench in his government-held hometown in eastern Ukraine to serve in the pro-Russian breakaway republic of Donetsk.

World's longest-reigning Filipino boxing champ vows to keep title

Donnie "Ahas" Nietes, the longest reigning Filipino world boxing champion stakes his WBO light flyweight title against Gilbert Parra of Mexico Saturday night at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City Philippines.

What rising gay support means for France's far-right National Front

Sebastien Chenu, a former gay activist, does not seem a typical member of France's far-right National Front (FN), a party accused of deeply reactionary views with a history of homophobia.

Soyuz spacecraft docks at ISS for year-long mission

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft with three crew on board successfully docked at the International Space Station Saturday after blasting off from Kazakhstan, NASA said, launching a year-long mission on the orbiting outpost.

Video: 'Killer Instinct' Hisako trailer

Hisako officially joins the roster for "Killer Instinct: Season 2" as she is a vengeful spirit from Japan's Sengoku Era looking for the people responsible for desecrating her grave.

Joint military action, Yemen to dominate Arab summit

Egypt is hosting a weekend Arab summit at which regional leaders will discuss plans to form a joint military force against the backdrop of Saudi-led strikes on rebels in Yemen.

Syria trio's London school linked to more girls trying to join IS

A group of London teenage girls barred from travelling abroad attend the same school as three others who are thought to have gone to Syria, the High Court has heard.

Review: 'GARO — The Animation' EP 24 joyfully wraps up the 1st series

Leon Luis has finally defeated Mendoza in the final episode of "GARO: The Animation," where he has avenged the death of his parents.

Alps crash pilot told ex 'everyone will know my name': report

The Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus in the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, told his ex-girlfriend that "one day everyone will know my name", according to German newspaper Bild.

Islamists enter flashpoint city in northwest Syria: Monitor

Islamist rebels entered neighbourhoods in the regime-held city of Idlib in northwest Syria for the first time in four days of fierce clashes with government forces, a monitor reported.

Nigeria votes in tight presidential election

Nigerians headed to the polls Saturday to elect a new president in the most closely fought election since independence, framed by Boko Haram violence, economic woes and endemic corruption in Africa's most populous nation.

Op-Ed: Keith Olbermann asks NFL to boycott Indiana over anti-gay law

ESPN's Keith Olbermann has requested that the National College Athletic Association and the National Football League boycott Indiana until a controversial new law that allows businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples is repealed.

Iran talks reach fever pitch amid calls for compromise

Tough negotiations to end a decade-long standoff over Iran's suspect nuclear programme move into top gear Saturday, seeking to overcome stubborn hurdles as both sides urged painful compromises.

Op-Ed: Greek's creditors press government for acceptable reforms

Deposits in Greek banks fell by more than $8.2 billion in February to $154.2 billion. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government is under extreme pressure to reach an agreement with creditors so that more bailout funds will be released.

Video: 'Mortal Kombat X' Erron Black trailer

Erron Black, the elusive and enigmatic gunslinger, is confirmed to be a playable character in the upcoming "Mortal Kombat X."

Soyuz spacecraft with Russian, U.S. astronauts docks at ISS

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft with three crew on board successfully docked with the International Space Station after blasting off from Kazakhstan, NASA said.

Cole Swindell tops country charts with 'Ain't Worth The Whiskey'

Country singer Cole Swindell has scored his third consecutive No. 1 single from his debut studio album. This time it is with "Ain't Worth The Whiskey."

White house plan to fight 'superbugs' falls short of expectations

The White House is expected to release an ambitious and comprehensive plan that would slow the deadly growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria over the next five years. The plan will not only include huge monetary investments, but policy changes as well.

Clinton wiped email server 'clean': Republican chairman

Hillary Clinton wiped "clean" her private server that hosted her emails while secretary of state, permanently deleting all correspondence, and did not turn over more of the messages, lawmakers said Friday.

Timeline of Meredith Kercher murder probe and trial

Italy's top court on Friday quashed the convictions of American Amanda Knox and her Italian former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

Ravaged east Ukraine village reveals cost of war

A stuffed toy horse hanging from a gate reminds visitors that the war-ravaged eastern Ukraine village of Logvinove, now held by pro-Russian separatists, was once bustling with life.

Interview: Ashley Monroe talks new single 'On To Something Good' Special

Country songstress Ashley Monroe chatted with Digital Journal about her latest radio single "On To Something Good," as well as her duet with Blake Shelton.

Ellen Pao loses discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins

A prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm triumphed on Friday over a former junior partner who sued claiming she was discriminated against because of her gender.

Senator makes 'flippant comment' over mandatory church attendance

Arizona's Republican Senator Sylvia Allen thinks mandatory church attendance is a good idea for the American people, even though she says it was a "flippant comment" on her part. But she is not apologizing.

Kodaline talks new album 'Coming up for Air' and Terminal 5 show Special

Steve Garrigan, the lead singer of the Irish rock group Kodaline, chatted about their new album, as well as their upcoming show at Terminal 5 in New York.

Review: 'Shirobako' comes to a close after 24 informative episodes

After 24 episodes, "Shirobako" has finally wrapped up. It is a great commentary and in-depth look on how the anime industry works in Japan.

Italy clears Knox of murder that gripped the world

Italy's top court has thrown out Amanda Knox's conviction for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher, bringing a sensational end to an eight-year legal drama that has gripped a global audience.

World's most expensive whisky sold at auction

Recently the world's most expensive whisky was sold at auction. Sotheby’s, in Hong Kong, sold a bottle of The Macallan whisky for HK$4.9 million ($631,850). This set a world record, ratified by the Guinness Book of Records.

Review: Michael W. Smith captivates the NYCB Theatre at Westbury Special

Grammy-winning Christian music star Michael W. Smith performed at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Long Island, and he put on a well-received show.

Swedish MPs meet Snowden, talk mass surveillance

Three Swedish members of parliament met with fugitive US intelligence agent Edward Snowden at a secret location in Moscow on Friday to discuss mass surveillance, Swedish media reported.

Saudi Arabia and allies poised to invade Yemen

Latest reports are that up to 150,000 Saudi troops have massed at the border with Yemen together with heavy artillery. There are a number of allies supporting the Saudis including members of the Gulf Cooperation Council and Egypt.

Putin's mystery military award points to Ukraine involvement

Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded several military units a hugely prestigious title that was given to troops for heroism during WWII, sparking new questions about the Kremlin's involvement in Ukraine.

Pope Francis to visit Chinese community in Florence

Pope Francis will visit one of Italy's largest Chinese communities in November, at a time when the Vatican is engaged in negotiations to normalise relations with Beijing, the Holy See said on Friday.

Live-streaming app Meerkat challenges social media conventions

The story of Meerkat begins just over two weeks ago, when the live streaming application first became available to the public.

Venezuela sends letter of protest to U.S.

Venezuela said Friday it has sent a letter of protest to the United States over Washington's new sanctions on officials accused of an opposition crackdown.

Water tunnels lead to 5,000-year-old underground city in Turkey

A construction project in Cappadocia, Turkey, already famous for its underground cities, cave churches and strange chimney houses, has unearthed what may be the largest hiding place ever found in the region.