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Op-Ed: Refugees, Totalitarians and the West

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.

Interview: Adam Zwig tells us all about his first live album Special

The American musician has made six studio albums to date and is now entering previously uncharted waters with "Live At The Wiltern Theatre." Digital Journal spoke to him.

British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dead

Los Angeles - British driver Justin Wilson was declared dead after suffering a severe head injury during an IndyCar race in Pennsylvania, plunging the sport into mourning and triggering calls for a review of safety measures.

Dempsey's goal heroics overshadows standard play at Gold Cup

Everything appeared to be going downward for Clint Dempsey in last month’s U.S. Open Cup fourth round match loss to the Portland Timbers.

Extradited FIFA suspect in US: reports

New York - Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb, the first of 14 suspects indicted in a global corruption scandal rocking world football to agree to extradition, has arrived in the United States, US media reports said Thursday.

Switzerland extradites first of seven FIFA suspects to US

Ginebra - One of the seven FIFA officials held in Switzerland as part of an investigation into massive corruption at football's governing body has been extradited to the United States, the Swiss justice ministry said Thursday.

Klinsmann's USA's set piece execution sinks adventurous Honduras

From an attacking sense, Honduras were impressive in a colossal Gold Cup group stage opener against the United States of America, but minor defensive lapses thwarted possibly their most convincing performance at a major international tournament.

New TV shows worth watching this summer

Summer brings a slew of new television shows that are premiering this summer. Here's a rundown of some of the new comedies and dramas that are worth checking out.

Going to USA? How to get U.S. ESTA entry approval without a hitch

Like many of you, I'm planning my holidays, and I intended to go the U.S. this year. I haven't been for a while, and luckily I found out some new information about entry requirements. If I hadn't seen it, it would have meant me being refused entry.

John Malkovich sues Le Monde for Swiss account report

Paris - John Malkovich has filed a defamation suit against French daily Le Monde over Swissleaks reports the US actor says incorrectly stated he owned a secret Swiss account, his lawyer said Monday.

USA: The worst place in the developed world to be a mother

The U.S. is the most dangerous place in the developed world to become a mother, says a Save the Children report. In the world's richest country, the chance of dying in childbirth and levels of child mortality are not far removed from the third world.

Obama says 'no greater threat to planet than climate change'

Washington - US President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate change poses the world's biggest single threat.

Get your kicks on Bicycle Route 66

Most know the history behind the iconic Route 66 highway that runs across the USA. Now Adventure Cycling's 2,493-mile bicycle route will revitalize the “Main Street of America” — this time with travelling cyclists

Selma: A major step for African American voting rights

Washington - The march from Selma to Montgomery, which US President Barack Obama will commemorate Saturday in the southern state of Alabama, was part of the fight to end voting discrimination against African Americans a half century ago.

Obama's immigration policy: States in disagreement

Last Monday, a Texan federal judge grounded President Obama’s immigration initiatives by ruling there had been a failure to comply with basic administrative procedures.

2014 top 10 cities in the United States to live

With a population of over 320 million, the United States contains numerous top ranking small cities to live. A newly published report shows the top 10 small cities to live based on a range of categories.

AirBnB flat owner in Spain jailed for raping two US renters

Barcelona - A Colombian national was convicted Friday by a court in Spain to nearly 12 years in prison for raping two American tourists who rented his room through the flat-sharing website AirBnB.

Op-Ed: Finally, is this the truth about Amanda Knox?

Judge Alessandro Nencini upheld Amanda Knox’s guilty conviction this year, and his 350-page official report has just been translated from Italian into English. So what does it tell us? Is this, finally, the truth about Knox?

Op-Ed: Elections — The toilet that doesn't flush

U.S. elections are getting stinkier and stinkier, but voters haven't seemed to notice. Are they insensitive or merely apathetic?

Russian Health Minister: Three Ebola vaccines six months away

Moscow - On Saturday, Russian Health Minister, Veronika Skvortsova disclosed to journalists that three Ebola vaccines will be ready within the next six months.

CDC Survey: Nearly 1 in 5 women have been raped in the U.S.

Nearly one in five women in the U.S. are raped at some point in their life, according to a report that was released on Friday.

Pennsylvania man writes own funny obit, goes viral when he dies

A man who wrote his own humorous obituary died a year later and once the obit hit the Legacy.com website, it went viral. Kevin. J. McGroarty, 53, definitely had the last laugh or three.

Backpacker arrested for remaining in U.S half hour too long

A South American backpacker visiting the United States was locked in federal detention after reportedly over-extending his stay by 30 minutes. Diego Simonassi said he roamed freely with just a backpack in the United States for six months.

'War on Drugs' search warrants and disturbing SWAT trends

SWAT teams are kicking in doors in the early morning to serve search warrants typically related to the War on Drugs and according to a new American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), report, it’s happening in 124 homes every single day.

USA's Fabian Johnson dominates right flank against Portugal

One of the few pieces of criticism Paulo Bento has received during his tenure as Portuguese manager is his reluctance to adapt.

USA v Portugal — down to the wire

Manaus - Those football fans unlucky enough not to sneak out of the office to catch today's World Cup action between the United States and Portugal are sure to be kicking themselves.

USA wins battle in wide areas to sink Ghana

Jurgen Klinsmann couldn’t ask for a better start when Clint Dempsey’s impressive individual goal handed the USA a lead over Ghana 32 seconds into their third consecutive World Cup match.

MERS crosses the state line

Chicago - An Illinois man has contracted the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus from the Indiana patient who was recently hospitalized. This is the first confirmed human-to-human transmission of MERS within the U.S.

Landon Donovan omitted from 23-man U.S. World Cup squad

Controversy follows team selections. Managers are hired and responsible for making key decisions that we may not like, but they often have a logical explanation behind their selection.

International outrage follows 683 death sentences from Egypt

Cairo - Western nations expressed outrage Monday after an Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Muhamed Badie and nearly 700 supporters to death.
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