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March 14, 2019

Duchess Meghan starts maternity leave before birth of first child

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Duchess Meghan has started maternity leave ahead of the birth of her first child. The Duchess of Sussex’s two events on Monday, to mark Commonwealth Day, could have been the last time the public will catch a glimpse of Meghan before her child is born. Meghan, who is due to give birth in April, is expected to still hold private meetings before the baby’s birth but does not have any upcoming official engagements scheduled. Kensington Palace has not commen..
March 13, 2019

Trump administration compares Chinese prisons for Muslim minorities to 1930s detention camps

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is increasingly calling out China for its detention of Muslim ethnic minorities in the country's western region, even comparing those prisons to detention camps in 1930s Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. China is "in a league of its own when it comes to human rights violations," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday as he introduced the department's annual human rights report. The report, the first author..
March 13, 2019

After delay, Ethiopia to send Boeing 737 MAX 8 ‘black boxes’ abroad for analysis

Jemal Countess/Getty Images(ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) -- Ethiopia will transport the “black boxes” from Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 to another country, an official announced Wednesday, a decision that will speed up a delay in the analysis of critical flight data that could help explain the second deadly crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane in just five months. Ethiopian officials said the country doesn't have the technology required to analyze the black boxes -- the flight data and cockpit voic..
March 13, 2019

South Korean TV celebrity admits to secretly filming, sharing sex videos

Starnews/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- A singer and television celebrity in South Korea has admitted to secretly filming and sharing sex videos on the group chat of a social networking app, and has announced his retirement from show business. Jung Joon-young apologized to his victims and his fans on Wednesday. “I admit all my crimes,” Jung said in a public written apology. “I filmed women without their consent and shared it in a social network chat room, and acted without feeling any s..