May 19, 2019

4 Americans die in small plane crash in Honduras

iStock/bluefox42(NEW YORK) -- Four Americans have died after a small plane plummeted into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Honduras, according to the U.S. State Department. "We express our condolences to all those affected by this tragedy," a State Department spokesperson told ABC News. "We extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased." The passengers, whose identities have not been released, were traveling from the island of Roatan to the city of Trujillo. Resc..
May 19, 2019

Tourist bus bombed near Egypt’s famed Giza pyramids, injuries reported

iStock/antonbelo(CAIRO) -- A bus full of foreign tourists was bombed Sunday near Egypt's famed pyramids of Giza, injuring several passengers, authorities said. The explosion happened as the tour bus was driving past the Grand Egyptian Museum, close to the pyramids in Giza, officials said. The bus was headed to the nearby Movenpick hotel when an improvised bomb believed to have been planted by the side of the road detonated, officials said. Several people on the bus were hurt, but an offi..
May 19, 2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted at South African sports event

Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was apparently assaulted at an event in South Africa. In a video now making the rounds on social media, the former bodybuilder and Mr. Universe himself was filming kids attending the Arnold Classic Africa, a multi-sport event that takes place on six continents each year, when an unknown man appears to run up behind the 71-year-old and drop kick him in the back. Off-camera, someone can b..
May 18, 2019

Notre Dame proposals envision ‘green’ roof, glass spire, beam of light

Chesnot/Getty Images(PARIS) -- Two days after fire broke out at Notre Dame Cathedral, swallowing both the wooden roof and the spire, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced an international competition of architecture to decide whether to rebuild under the same conditions or endow it with a new spire "adapted to the techniques and issues of our time." Ever since, architects, landscape artists and graphic designers from France and beyond have answered the call, imagining the Notre Dame o..