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Guantanamo prison takes on geriatric airs

Fpo - The controversial Guantanamo Bay prison still houses 40 aging inmates -- and with no plans to close it, many of them will probably remain there until they die.

Trump takes US inconsistency on human rights to new heights

Washington - The United States has never been especially consistent in raising human rights, but President Donald Trump's administration, with its kid-glove treatment of Saudi Arabia, has sent a message clearer than ever before -- allies need not worry about critic...

Meet swimmer McKenzie Coan: Three-time Paralympic gold medalist Special

22-year-old swimmer and four-time World Champion McKenzie Coan chatted with Digital Journal about her career and the digital transformation of aquatics. She is a world record holder in swimming.

Guantanamo prison to stay open at least 25 years: US admiral

Fpo - Former president Barack Obama had vowed to close the US military-run prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but now it will stay open for at least 25 years, the officer in charge of the facility said Tuesday.

Paris finds spot for controversial Jeff Koons tribute

Paris - A controversial art tribute to victims of the 2015 Paris attacks created by US artist Jeff Koons will be installed in central Paris at a site near the Champs Elysees, a city official said Friday.

No more taxi service to Space Station after Soyuz fiasco

Washington - The taxi service to the orbiting International Space Station is taking no passengers until further notice.

Reagan hologram unveiled at museum dedicated to late US president

Simi Valley - The Ronald Reagan museum in California has brought the late president back to virtual life with a state of the art hologram.

'Overdue' statue for Aussie 'Black Power' sprinter

Melbourne - Australia will erect a statue of a homegrown sprinter who backed two Americans in their famed Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics, with authorities describing the honour as "seriously overdue".

Comcast faces continued doubts over wisdom of Sky purchase

New York - As it prepares to take control of British telecommunications company Sky following a tense, months-long bidding war, American cable giant Comcast faces continued doubts about its strategy for content and technology -- and whether it will pay off.

#Metoo in Europe: New laws on consent and catcalling

Paris - From France, where seduction is treated as a high art, to Sweden, a trailblazer for gender equality, the #MeToo movement has had a mixed impact in Europe, stirring debate about consent and the banality of street harassment.

New film documents terrifying Yosemite rock climb, daredevil who did it

Washington - Imagine climbing a 900-meter (3,000-foot) granite wall without ropes and almost nothing to grip, moving slowly and perilously upward for four hours.A brave soul named Alex Honnold completed such a climb -- and lived to tell the tale.

Abuse victim sues Vatican in bid to identify predators

Los Angeles - A US man who says he was raped by a priest as a child announced Thursday he was suing the Vatican seeking the identification of accused clergy members worldwide.

ISS astronauts return to Earth amid US-Russia tensions

Astana - Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut returned to Earth on Thursday wrapping up a six-month mission at the International Space Station as tensions between Washington and Moscow threaten a rare area of cooperation.

Astronauts return to Earth from ISS amid US-Russia tensions

Astana - Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut returned to Earth Thursday wrapping up a six-month mission at the International Space Station as tensions between Washington and Moscow threaten a rare area of cooperation.

S.Korean minister proposes US-N.Korea tradeoff

Washington - An end to the Korean War in return for the verified dismantling of its major North Korean nuclear facility: South Korea's foreign minister on Wednesday proposed this tradeoff to unblock stalled negotiations between the United States and North Korea.

Intruder chased from Gulen's US compound, Turkish cleric's group says

New York - An armed intruder was chased away Wednesday after attempting to enter the compound of a US-based Turkish preacher accused of masterminding a failed 2016 coup in his homeland, the cleric's organization said.

Art rebels Basquiat and Schiele face off in Paris shows

Paris - Two new major exhibitions opening in Paris on Wednesday counterpoint the work of a pair of art world rebels -- Jean-Michel Basquiat and Egon Schiele.

Canadian Nobel physics laureate hails womens' progress

Waterloo - Canada's Donna Strickland, the first female Nobel Prize winner in physics since 1963, said Tuesday that women have "come a long way" since the previous laureate, Maria Goeppert Mayer."When I get on my soapbox if I'm teaching them, I talk about Mary.

Ryder Cup fan blinded by tee shot takes legal action against organisers

Paris - A Frenchwoman blinded in one eye after being hit by a wayward tee shot at the Ryder Cup is taking legal action against the event's organisers, she said Tuesday.

Argento recalls sexual encounter with Jimmy Bennett

Rome - Italian actress Asia Argento, who became a leading figure in the #MeToo movement after accusing powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, admitted she had sex with young actor Jimmy Bennett, who claimed she sexually assaulted him as a teena...

Topless, singing Serena sparks internet breast cancer stir

Sydney - Tennis superstar Serena Williams caused an internet sensation Sunday by posing topless for a video while singing "I Touch Myself" to raise awareness for breast cancer.

Many doctors in India miss TB signs: study

Washington - Many private sector doctors in India miss the signs of tuberculosis and therefore provide patients inadequate treatment, according to a new study published Tuesday involving people hired to act out the symptoms.

Bannon promises right-wing 'war rooms' to fight European elections

Rome - US President Donald Trump's former strategist Steve Bannon on Saturday said he would set up "war rooms" across Europe to help form a pan-continental right-wing movement ahead of European Parliament elections in 2019.

Trump holds on to diplomatic 'success' in N. Korea

Washington - More than a year after President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with "fire and fury like the world has never seen," the US leader now boasts of his relationship with North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un."He's calm. I'm calm," Trump said this week.

Japanese billionaire businessman revealed as SpaceX's first Moon traveler

Hawthorne - A Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon, Yusaku Maezawa, will be the first man to fly on a monster SpaceX rocket around the Moon as early as 2023, and he plans to bring six to eight artists along.

Residents of hurricane-hit US town start to pick up the pieces

New Bern - With rain still falling and no electricity, residents of New Bern, North Carolina are starting to pick up the pieces after devastating flooding caused by Hurricane Florence.

Eyes in the sky aim to protect Earth's rainforests, resources

San Francisco - In the Brazilian state of Para, every week, authorities receive alerts showing them which parts of the Amazon forest have been chopped down, with photos to back it up.

Washington approves plane, missile sale to S.Korea

Washington - The United States on Thursday approved a new arms sale to South Korea worth $2.6 billion, with denuclearization talks stalled between Washington and the North.Six Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft worth $2.

Fleeing a fragile home as Florence bears down

Wilmington - With Hurricane Florence poised to slam into the US east coast, vulnerable residents of a mobile-home park near the picturesque city of Wilmington were hurriedly packing their belongings, not knowing if they'd have a roof over their heads upon their ret...

US beach town braces for powerful Hurricane Florence

Wilmington - Wooden planks boarding up windows, sandbags lining the edge of the placid-for-now ocean: locals of one seaside resort in North Carolina are maintaining relative calm as they gird for Hurricane Florence -- an attitude somewhat masking their anxiety, as ...
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