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"According to the Hungarian government, there will be free buses to take you to the last town before the border," shouts a man urgently in Arabic through a megaphone. "You don't have to go if you don't want to.
Austria and Germany have agreed to receive thousands of migrants due to arrive at the Hungarian border in the coming hours, Austria's Chancellor Werner Faymann said early Saturday.
A former top aide to ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was charged Friday in Brazil's huge corruption probe, along with the former treasurer of the ruling Workers' Party.
Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez appeared in court Friday for the final phase of his trial on charges of inciting violence during protests that shook the country last year.
Scientists have now solved an important piece of the turtle evolution puzzle. Recent fossil evidence has helped paleontologists prove that turtles share a recent common ancestor with birds, lizards, and crocodiles.
Archaeologists at Durham University on Wednesday published the results of over 18 months of research into the mystery of a mass grave with a jumbled mix of from 17 to 28 skeletons that have lain untouched for over 350 years.
Diets rich in fish oil compared with diets where lard is the predominant fat lead to very different types of bacteria being found in the guts. The bacteria appear to help with the health benefits of fish oil and the harmful effects of lard.
A large-scale study examining the effects of probiotics (beneficial bacteria) in preventing gastrointestinal colonization with drug-resistant bugs in intensive care units (ICUs) has not been successful, researchers report.
More than 300 animal rights protesters turned out Thursday before the start of the Pittsburgh Steelers last preseason game calling for Michael Vick's removal from the team.
Unbeaten American boxer Floyd Mayweather has been offered at least three major film roles in the past week, up for grabs if he finally decides to retire after his Sept.12 fight against Andre Berto at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
If it's true that the Bradley-Rios fight is now a done deal after contract negotiations failed to gain traction due to reported disagreements on how much each fighter will receive, the match could be a candidate for this year's "Fight of the Year." award
If you thought Judge Richard Berman's decision to overturn Tom Brady's four-game suspension marked the end of the Deflategate scandal, the NFL has something to say about that.
‘A Walk in the Woods’ stars Robert Redford and Nick Nolte as believable long-time friends who push their physical limits on one of the world’s longest trails.
This week’s releases include one of the year’s best films; an bloody twist on the time-loop narrative; an entertaining new crime-solving TV series; and a new ‘Star Wars’ tale to whet your appetite.
When a show like Mr. Robot comes along, the world takes notice. As the debut season wrapped up last night, the passionate fandom over this series is well-deserved: the writing is sharp, the cinematography is stunning, and the big reveals drop jaws.
Eugene Burger, the king of close-up magic, chatted with Digital Journal about his illustrious career and proudest moments.
Facebook's ad-performance-tracking tool Conversion Life now has a new set of features. Its biggest allows advertisers to compare multiple ads and see which performs best.
On Thursday, AOL announced it has plans to buy Millennial Media, a mobile ad firm, for around $250 million in cash. The deal represents one-eighth of Millennial's market value on the day of its public offering.
Chinese leasing company Bohai will buy Irish jet lessor Avolon in a deal that values the company at $7.6 billion, according to a statement, as Beijing pushes its companies to search overseas for future growth.Bohai Leasing Co.
Japanese stocks led a broad Asian stock slide Friday as the yen advanced ahead of a key US jobs report later in the day and after the European Central Bank indicated it could expand its stimulus.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is breaking into an even newer frontier, the freelance marketplace, with the start of the NASA Tournament Lab (NTL).
Google has updated its Chrome web browser with several new features designed to make the browsing experience feel much faster, especially on low-end devices. There are also some major improvements to battery life, another traditional issue in Chrome.
A group of privacy advocates has found many apps and websites aimed specifically at children collect personal information and then share it with third parties. Others run marketing campaigns or prompt children to sign-up to mailing lists.
Punching in security codes to deactivate the alarm at his store became a thing of the past for Jowan Oesterlund when he implanted a chip into his hand about 18 months ago.
Public health officials have done an about-face in talking about the prevalence of Legionnaires' disease this year. Two days ago, officials said the number of cases seen this year wasn't unusual. Now they say there has been a dramatic increase in cases.
Just eight years old, Graciela could become Mexico's first authorized consumer of medical marijuana to alleviate the hundreds of epileptic seizures that strike her small frame every day.
A stigma has long been attached to mental health issues, but according to a new study, American attitudes and levels of understanding regarding this topic are finally starting to shift to a more progressive direction.
A health body has called for tighter blood sugar guidelines in order to help those with diabetes manage the condition better as well as to improve the chances of detecting diabetes earlier. This applies to children and adults.
The solution to the migrant crises in Europe is not open borders or donations to refugee camps. Instead, we must identify and remove oppressors and help to create functional, humanist societies.
In a recent speech, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said the U.S. intends to keep Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba whether or not the prison closes down.
All parents love their children. And every grandparent falls in love with their grandkids. Which generation are you willing to kill?
“Moscow was an exciting place to be for a 24-year old. It was an oil boom and bust town. You could go around the block and the city would be transformed by the time you came back.”
In May, 2015, a mysterious illness killed off half of the world's saiga antelopes, a critically endangered species that roam the steppes of central Kazakhstan.
Earth has trillions of trees, including redwoods in California, olive trees in Tunisia, cherry trees in Japan and many more. However, they are falling at a very high rate.
Frustrated negotiators hoped for a last-minute breakthrough Friday as they wrap up a fraught round of UN talks in Germany to forge a climate rescue pact to be adopted by the world's nations in December.
A unique robot with a vision system that can identify crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS) is close to being ready for trials in the Great Barrier Reef this month.The one-of-its-kind, selective killer dispenses of COTS with a chemical injection.
Public health officials have done an about-face in talking about the prevalence of Legionnaires' disease this year. Two days ago, officials said the number of cases seen this year wasn't unusual. Now they say there has been a dramatic increase in cases.
As New York taxi drivers face surging competition from smartphone cab services, the traditional taxi force in the city that never sleeps is preparing to push back against the likes of Uber.
Just eight years old, Graciela could become Mexico's first authorized consumer of medical marijuana to alleviate the hundreds of epileptic seizures that strike her small frame every day.
A stigma has long been attached to mental health issues, but according to a new study, American attitudes and levels of understanding regarding this topic are finally starting to shift to a more progressive direction.
The latest ‘poll’ feasted upon by Canadian media has to do with young adults who remain partially dependent on their parents after high school and in many cases after post-secondary education.
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.
Sheboygan, Wisconsin-based Johnsonville Sausage LLC has initiated a voluntary recall of about 89,235 pounds of frozen pork sausage patties that may be contaminated with metal fragments.
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.
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.
As New York taxi drivers face surging competition from smartphone cab services, the traditional taxi force in the city that never sleeps is preparing to push back against the likes of Uber.
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.
Everyone can experience a little more kindness these days, at least that is what one man sees is a higher purpose in life. So much so it has inspired him to organize the first one-day event in Golden Gate Park to call attention to it.
Waterloo isn’t the watershed that it’s been cracked up to be. That’s the view of historian David Crane whose new book “Went the Day Well” examines the battle and how it paved the way for a newly assertive British empire.
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.
Microsoft is struggling to keep pace with competition in mobile and they are finally looking to go open source, at least with the new EdgeHTML browser.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to five distributors of powdered caffeine, claiming their products are sold without regulation as dietary supplements on the Internet.
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.