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Colder water is now slowing Greenland's fastest-melting glacier

The fastest-shrinking glacier in Greenland has made an unexpected turn. Although it's been melting for 20 years, the Jakobshavn Glacier in West Greenland - famous for producing the iceberg that sank the Titanic - has now started growing again.

NASA scraps all-women space walk for lack of well-fitting suits

Washington - The US space agency NASA scrapped Monday a planned historic spacewalk by two women astronauts, citing a lack of available spacesuits that would fit them at the International Space Station.

Jamie Hannah talks 'Sound of My Youth,' Elton John and technology Special

Rising artist Jamie Hannah chatted with Digital Journal about his breakthrough single "Sound of My Youth." Hannah opened up about the impact of technology on the music scene.

Spain rejects Mexico's demand to apologize for conquest

Comalcalco - A diplomatic row has broken out between Mexico and Spain after the Mexican president wrote to King Felipe VI demanding he apologize for crimes committed against Mexico’s indigenous people during the conquest 500 years ago.

European Parliament adopts copyright reform in blow to big tech

Strasbourg - The European Parliament on Tuesday adopted copyright reforms championed by news publishers and the media business, in defiance of the tech giants that lobbied against it.

Neil Diamond's 'Sweet Caroline' honored by Library of Congress

Veteran singer-songwriter Neil Diamond has a major milestone to celebrate thanks to his smash hit single "Sweet Caroline."

Mexico demands apology for colonial 'abuses,' Spain hits back

Mexico - The 500-year-old wounds of the Spanish conquest were ripped open afresh on Monday when Mexico's president urged Spain and the Vatican to apologize for their "abuses" -- a request Madrid said it "firmly rejects.

Billionaire Carlos Slim to retire: Mexican president

Mexico - Mexican telecoms billionaire Carlos Slim, one of the world's richest people, is planning to retire sometime in the next six years, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Tuesday.

Russian troops in Venezuela violates constitution: Guaido

Caracas - Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiado charged Tuesday that the deployment of Russian troops in the troubled South American country violates its constitution.

Facebook blocks more accounts over influence campaigns

Washington - Facebook said Tuesday it shut down more than 2,600 fake accounts linked to Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo and aiming to influence political sentiment in various parts of the world.

Small businesses need a strategy to advertise on social media

Halifax - With nearly half the world's population wired to the Internet, it follows that businesses use social media sites for advertising. But without a clear strategy in place, many small businesses are wasting their time online, says one digital strategist.

Physicists 'flash-freeze' crystals to stimulate 'dark' magnetism

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers have successfully 'flash-frozen' crystal of 150 ions. The exercise could open up possibilities for simulating magnetism at the quantum scale and sensing signals from dark matter.

Millennials on replacing vehicles with carsharing services

Toronto - A new report from Communauto, a Canadian carsharing company indicates that one in five Torontonians would consider getting rid of their vehicles and using a carsharing service as a replacement.

23 dead as Iran battles heavy rain and floods

Tehran - Iran battled torrential rain and floods across most of the country on Tuesday, warning citizens to stay vigilant after unprecedented flash flooding killed 23 people.

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' seeks new trial

New York - Lawyers for the convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman requested a new trial Tuesday, saying some jurors followed media coverage of the first one, violating the judge's orders.

Italy's 'orphaned' Five Stars on brink of crisis

Rome - Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) may be on its last legs amid electoral flops, a corruption scandal and an identity crisis that risks tearing it apart, experts say.

Venezuela declares holiday as new blackout grips country

Caracas - Venezuela decreed a 24-hour holiday Tuesday to cope with a new near-nationwide blackout that the government alleged was caused by an "attack" targeting its main hydroelectric plant.

UK PM May fights for survival as parliament plots Brexit Plan B

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May fought for survival Tuesday as parliament began charting its own Brexit way forward and her vital Northern Irish coalition partners denounced her existing deal.

Justin Bieber to take hiatus from pop music, to focus on health

Global music pop superstar Justin Bieber announced that he will be taking a hiatus from the music business to focus on his mental health.

Europe at UN says Golan is not Israeli territory

New York - Five European countries that sit on the UN Security Council on Tuesday rejected US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize the Golan as Israeli territory and voiced concern the move could have broad consequences.
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