May 29, 2019

Details emerge on spending habits of woman who dropped $21M at Harrods: Report

hatman12/iStock(LONDON) -- New details have surfaced on the lavish habits of a woman who's battling corruption charges in London after allegedly racking up $21 million at a Harrods department store by using 35 credit cards over a decade. According to court documents released to British media, Zamira Hajiyeva, the wife of a jailed banker from Azerbaijan, spent almost $4.4 million on Boucheron jewelry and $1.8 million on Cartier luxury goods between 2006 and 2016. Hajiyeva spent more than 31..
May 29, 2019

‘Egg Boy’ donates $69,000 to Christchurch Foundation

beyhanyazar/iStock(CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) -- "Egg Boy," the Melbourne teen who cracked an egg on the head of an Australian senator after his inflammatory remarks about the New Zealand mass shooting in March, said he's donated almost A$100,000 (about $69,000 U.S.) to the Christchurch Foundation and Victims Support. "For those of you who don't know," Will Connelly wrote on Instagram, "there were 2 Go Fund Me pages set up to help cover the cost of my legal fees and to 'buy more e..
May 29, 2019

US Marine dies following training accident in Australia

zim286/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A decorated U.S. Marine injured over the weekend in a tactical vehicle accident in northern Australia has succumbed to his injuries. A statement from the Marines said Lance Cpl. Hans Sandoval-Pereyra, 21, from Fairfax, Virginia, died at Royal Darwin Hospital on Tuesday. Sandoval-Pereyra was wounded Saturday during an exercise at the Mount Bundey Training Area, according to the statement. One other Marine suffered minor injuries in the training accident and has since be..
May 29, 2019

American recalls ‘unnerving’ sight of dead climbers on Mount Everest

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- It was an unforgettable sight as Ed Dohring made his way to the top of Mount Everest for the first time a few days ago. It was clear and the rising sun cast an orange glow over the world's tallest peak. But as he stood on the flat part of the 29,000-foot summit, a spot Dohring described as about the size of two Ping-Pong tables, there was another 15 to 20 people jostling for the perfect angle to take a photo. "I several times was elbowed, pushed aside, shoved," Dohring..