November 26, 2018

Thirteenth century priest’s tomb discovered in Egypt’s Luxor

KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images(EGYPT) -- A 13th century tomb belonging to a priest and his wife was found in Luxor, Egypt, after five months of excavation work, Egypt's ministry of antiquities said Saturday. The tomb — colored with scenes depicting the owner with his family and found on the Nile River's West Bank — belonged to Thaw-Irkhet-If, the overseer of the mummification shrine at the ancient Egyptian Mut temple, also in Luxor, according to the ministry. “Inside the tomb are colo..
November 26, 2018

All of the 145 pilot whales beached on a remote New Zealand beach have died

ABCNews.com(STEWART ISLAND, New Zealand) -- )As many as 145 whales have died after a “heart-breaking” mass stranding on a remote island, the New Zealand Department of Conservation said on Monday. The whales were reported to the authorities Saturday evening by a hiker on Stewart Island, a remote island which lies off the country’s south coast. By the time rescuers arrived at the scene, around half of the stranded pilot whales had already died. The decision was taken to euthanize the surviving wha..
November 26, 2018

Inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s move from Kensington Palace to Windsor

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The New Year will bring a new home for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The expectant parents have decided to move to Frogmore Cottage on the grounds of Windsor Estate, about 30 miles from London, Kensington Palace announced in a brief statement over the weekend. The move means Harry and Meghan, who wed in May, will no longer be neighbors to Prince William and Princess Kate, who live in Apartment 1A at Kensington Palace. It ..
November 26, 2018

Russia accuses Ukraine of provocation after seizing Ukrainian ships close to Crimea

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency session on Monday to discuss the confrontation between Russia and Ukraine in the Black Sea after Russia seized three Ukrainian navy ships close to Crimea. Sunday's incident marked a sharp spike in tensions between the two countries, prompting concerns that it could escalate the conflict that started four years ago when Moscow annexed Crimea in 2014. Ukraine’s military on Monday said it has put its forc..