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March 13, 2019

George and Amal Clooney attend charity dinner at Buckingham Palace

Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- George and Amal Clooney attended a dinner hosted by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday night. The dinner, celebrating Prince Charles' charity, The Prince’s Trust Group, was attended by supporters and ambassadors of Prince's Trust International. Members of Hollywood, including Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tamsin Egerton and Josh Hartnett, also attended. The prince's charity offers support to th..
March 13, 2019

In Venezuela, hospitals struggling to keep patients alive amid daily blackouts

ABC News(CARACAS, Venezuela) -- In Venezuela, the country's most needy are trying to stay alive in hospitals despite little to no power. The emergency room chief at a private hospital in Caracas took ABC News through a dark maze to show the desperation. Parts of the hospital were relying on a generator, but the staff had to conserve power in order to keep patients like Romero Andrade alive. Since the nationwide blackout six days ago, Andrade has been in a coma battling colon cancer. His dau..
March 13, 2019

In reversal, US withdrawing all embassy personnel from Venezuela amid days of blackouts, protests

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. is withdrawing its remaining diplomatic personnel from the embassy in Venezuela, citing the "deteriorating situation" given days of blackouts, increased water shortages and the threat of further protests. The decision also comes amid growing concern that American diplomats could become a pawn in the battle with President Nicolas Maduro as the U.S. tries to push him from power. Despite Maduro's calls for their expulsion, Secretary of St..
March 13, 2019

Slovenian woman accused of insurance fraud after sawing off her hand

apomares/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A terrible accident or a terribly imperfect crime? Police and prosecutors in Slovenia are trying to determine the truth after a 21-year-old woman cut off her hand with a circular saw in January this year. Her family says that it was an accident; that she was sawing off branches on a tree when the saw slipped. However, she is being accused of insurance fraud by investigators in the country's capital, Ljubljana. The woman had taken out five different insurance ..