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Interview with Jimmy Brown of UB40 Special

The drummer with the reggae giants, who have been making music since the late 1970s, gave Digital Journal the lowdown on the band's plans for 2015.

Ukrainian rebels agree to three-way ceasefire talks

Berlin - Russia and Ukraine agreed Wednesday to hold talks with pro-Moscow rebels to try to reach an agreement on a new ceasefire to replace the one that expired earlier in the week, resulting in hundreds of deaths.

Op-Ed: My not-so-popular opinion about Donald Sterling's ban

Los Angeles - The Los Angeles Clipper's owner Donald Sterling was recently banned for life by the NBA for his recorded racist comments. I'm not sure this was a fair decision by the NBA.

Two Canadians being held in jail in Egypt

Cairo - Two Canadians have been detained in Egypt. John Greyson, is a Toronto film maker as well as a professor at York University, and Tarek Loubani is an emergency room doctor from London Ontario.

World's first flying bike takes off in Prague, in air 5 minutes

Three Czech companies debuted their work-in-progress Flying Bike, or 'F-Bike' last week. The bike can now only stay up in the air for a short period but it's designed to be both ridden and flown. The test flight was around a large warehouse in Prague.

Op-Ed: Obama's drone policy speech creates more confusion less clarity

Washington - Far from revealing the transparency of Obama's government policies, his recent speech on security and drones contains something for everybody, is clear as mud on drone policies, and is interpreted by the press in quite divergent ways.

Brewery to replicate 200-year-old beer found in shipwreck

Stallhagen, a microbrewery in Finland, says it can replicate beer found in a 200-year-old shipwreck. The beer had been found at the bottom of the sea in the summer of 2010. Now Stallhagen wants to bring the ale to market.

Review: OZ, the movie, is great and powerful but what's with that makeup?

Oz The Great and Powerful has taken over box offices around the globe by storm. But after the transformations am I the only one thinking what's with Mila Kunis's makeup?

Op-Ed: Lord Rennard — Here comes another witchhunt

London - There is a new scandal brewing in British politics. A leading Liberal-Democrat is the subject of unspecified allegations of sexual impropriety. But is it all smoke and mirrors?

Canada Supreme Court: Sex workers can challenge prostitution laws

Ottawa - The Canadian Supreme Court ruled that the Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence group together with former sex worker Sheryl Kiselbach can go forward with a legal challenge of Canada's prostitution laws.

Father, daughter killed jumping into sea to escape Spain fire

A French family of five, returning from vacation, were forced to abandon their car and jump off a 50 meter cliff to escape a forest fire racing toward them.

Writer who exposed Naples mafia has asteroid named in his honor

Rome - Roberto Saviano, whose 2006 book "Gomorrah" exposed secret details about the Naples mafia, had an asteroid named in his honor on Friday by the International Astronomical Union.

Op-Ed: Police officer gaoled for rape

Derby - Many police officers think they are above the law. Sadly, they are not wrong. Luckily, it's only when they are bent for the job this is the case. Rape doesn't count, as one found out this week.

Seinfeld to fill in for Regis as first 'temporary' co-host

New York - Comedian and actor Jerry Seinfeld will be the first to step into the shoes of Regis Philbin, who is giving up his seat this month as co-host of the popular TV talk show, "Live with Regis and Kelly."

Op-Ed: The solar energy Lark

Newark - A company has built a solar energy farm near Newark in record time, but the true potential of this wonderful resource is being sadly neglected.

All Answers Event of the Universal Church in South Africa Special

Pretoria - About 36,000 people gathered at Eesterus Stadium in Pretoria yesterday in what was dubbed by the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God as ‘All Answers Events’ in South Africa.

Israel's launch of high-tech spy satellite caught on video

Israel's Minister of Defense said last night's launch of the IDF's Ofek-9 Spy Satellite was "a technological and operational achievement.” Israel is using the satellite to monitor activities in foreign countries including Iran and Syria, said Al-Jazeera

Kobe and Manny Pacquiao Acting in Nike Commercial Together

Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and popular Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao are scheduled to pose in front of cameras together to shoot for a Nike commercial in Los Angeles, California on July 8, 2009.

US President Obama to Iran: Stop Violence and Unjust Actions

US President Barack Obama has issued a statement on the current tense situation in Iran as a result of protests by supporters of a losing presidential candidate who claimed of vote rigging in the recently held election.

Iran Wants Israel Prime Minister and Other Officials Arrested

A warrant of arrest is being sought by Iran from Interpol for the arrest of Israel Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and other Israel Officials for war crimes committed during the Israel-Gaza war.
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