July 7, 2019

Indonesia rocked by 6.9 magnitude earthquake

Hariandi Hafid/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A 6.9 earthquake hit off the coast of Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The quake's epicenter was in the ocean around 115 miles away from the city of Manado, at a depth of about 15.5 miles, according to the USGS. Indonesian authorities initially announced a tsunami warning, but that warning has expired. The Indonesian quake comes on the heels on other notable earthquakes this week. A 6.4 quake struc..
July 6, 2019

Prince Harry and Meghan release photos of baby Archie’s christening

Instagram/@sussexroyal(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's newborn baby, Archie, was christened Saturday at the Queen's private chapel in Windsor, England. One of the photographs, taken by the Green Drawing Room, released Saturday show Harry and Meghan holding Archie; proud uncle and aunt, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge; Archie's grandfather Prince Charles, and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall; and Archie's maternal grandmother, Doria Ragland. The late P..
July 5, 2019

Venezuelans take to streets on independence day with dueling rallies, military out in force

iStock(CARACAS, Venezuela) -- Opponents of Venezuela's government took to the streets Friday after a United Nations report found that thousands of extrajudicial killings had taken place since the beginning of 2018. Anti-government protesters wore white shirts and hats with the country’s flag, holding signs and chanting "liberty" as they walked through the Venezuelan capital Caracas, demanding respect a day after a report by the United Nations’ human rights chief said the government of Presi..
July 5, 2019

Billionaire coal executive dies in apparent helicopter crash in the Bahamas

bauhaus1000/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Billionaire coal executive Chris Cline was killed in a helicopter crash in the Bahamas on Thursday. Cline, who founded the Cline Group and later Foresight Energy and built himself into one of the preeminent coal producers in the country, was one of seven people on a helicopter that crashed near Grand Cay on the Fourth of July, according to his lawyer Brian Glasser. Four women and three men -- all American -- were killed in the crash, which took off from Big Grand ..