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Scientists: Mystery of 'Darwin's strangest animals' solved

When Charles Darwin sailed the HMS Beagle to South America in the 1830's, he discovered fossils of bizarre mammals that defied classification and scientists have never been able to figure out where these creatures fit in the mammalian family tree.

Scientists successfully 'delete' HIV virus from human DNA

Over the decades, HIV has remained elusive, meaning a cure couldn't be found. A wizard at installing its genome into human DNA, it is impossible for our immune system to get rid of it.

Monsanto fined for failing to report hazardous chemical releases

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Depart. of Justice released a statement Thursday announcing they have fined the agrochemical company Monsanto. The fine is for releasing dangerous chemicals into the air without informing the government.

Cameron, Miliband open UK election campaign with TV grilling

London - British Prime Minister David Cameron and his main election rival Ed Miliband faced a prime time television grilling, kicking off a tight race for the May 7 election.

Interview with Paul Mahon, guitarist with The Answer Special

The Northern Irish rockers, who count Jimmy Page and Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliot among their many fans, have just released their fifth album. Digital Journal gave one of the band members a call.

Prince Charles secret letters to be made public

London - Britain's top court on Thursday ruled that secret letters from Prince Charles to government ministries should be published, in a potential setback for the monarchy seen as a victory for media freedoms.

UK to train Syrian opposition to fight IS group

London - Britain will train Syrian "moderate opposition forces" in Turkey and other regional countries as part of international efforts to fight Islamic State militants, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced on Thursday.

England's Richard III finally gets burial fit for a king

Leicester - England's slain king Richard III, exhumed from an undignified grave beneath a car park, will finally be buried with honour on Thursday in an unprecedented ceremony filled with pageantry and poignancy.

Eagle kicks, passes soccer ball, plays with Canadian kids: video

An eagle playing soccer? That might be something you may not have believed would happen but it did. The beautiful game is, after all, the most popular sport on the planet. More countries - and maybe species of creatures - play it than any other sport.

It wasn't me! Zab Judah denies he KO'ed Floyd Mayweather

There were reports of Floyd Mayweather being knocked down by sparring partner Zab Judah but Judah denied that any such thing happened. Other reports have it that Mayweather is punishing Judah, and other sparring partners who step into the ring with him.

King Richard's family visit battlefield before reburial

Market Bosworth - King Richard III's closest known relatives set foot Wednesday on Bosworth Battlefield where the 15th-century monarch was slain, feeling the historic moment come to life on the eve of his reburial.

BBC drops 'Top Gear' host Clarkson over producer attack

London - The BBC announced Wednesday that it was dropping one of its most popular presenters, "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson, for physically attacking a producer.

Semi-Trailer driver hauling beer in Canada busted for DUI

Driving under the influence is an awful crime and nothing about it is funny. So there isn't any humour in this story but there is irony. It is the story of a truck driver hauling a trailer full of beer - who got hauled over for drunk driving.

Time to control online sales of breastmilk, say experts

London - Health watchdogs should regulate online sales of breast milk, so prone to contamination that babies may be placed at risk, the BMJ medical journal said in an editorial on Wednesday.

Interview with up-and-coming soul singer Harris Adams Special

The London-based vocalist striving to bring some of that classic '60s soul sound (but with a modern, melodic rock edge) back into the mainstream talks to Digital Journal about how he's getting on. Turns out he's getting on rather well...

Salamander on steroids: Species of dinosaur-eating newt found

A new species of predator newt that lived about 220 million years ago has been discovered in Portugal and paleontologists believe it was a most vicious creature. About the length of a small car, it could actually kill and gobble dinosaurs.

Alzheimer's Disease: The Six Item Cognitive Impairment Test

With regards health, Alzheimer's Disease, and other forms of dementia, are often uppermost in the minds of aging persons today. Obviously nobody wants their life to end with their mental facilities gradually slipping away.

World's first academy to train local aid workers launched in London

London - The world's first academy to train local aid workers and volunteers as first responders to disasters that occur in their own countries was launched in London on Monday.

Six arrested after Synagogue attack in London

London - Six people were arrested early Sunday morning after the group stormed a Synagogue in Stamford Hill in London, attacking worshipers and vandalizing the building.

Province of Ontario bans breeding, acquiring of killer whales

The province of Ontario is banning the acquisition and breeding of killer whales. The announcement was made Monday after legislation on the ban was tabled, legislation that will also improve the treatment of captured marine creatures.
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