December 4, 2019

US destroyer seizes Iranian weapons and missile parts headed to Yemen in northern Arabian Sea

iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. military seized a "cache of weapons and advanced missile components" believed to be of Iranian origin in the northern Arabian Sea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The small vessel carrying the weapons, referred to as a dhow, was believed to be headed to Yemen, a U.S. official told ABC News, where the missile parts would likely support Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. The dhow carried dissembled part for anti-ship cruise missiles, land attack cruise missiles, air defen..
December 4, 2019

Social media sounds off over queen’s interaction with Princess Anne, President Trump at royal reception

Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images(LONDON) -- A video shot inside Buckingham Palace at the NATO reception on Tuesday has garnered mass attention on social media after people called into question a gesture between the queen and her daughter. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump shook hands and spoke with Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Phillip, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall while the queen's daughter, Princess Anne, was standing off to the side with the reception line. In t..
December 4, 2019

More than 100 graves defaced with swastikas in a French Jewish cemetery

EyeJoy/iStock(PARIS) -- Hateful tags that were found in the town hall of Schaffhouse-sur-Zorn, France, lead investigators to a Jewish cemetery 12 miles away where 107 graves were sprawled with anti-Semitic symbols, officials said. Officials reported to the municipality on Tuesday where anti-Semitic tags and the word "Westhoffen" were displayed. Westhoffen is the location of a Jewish cemetery. When police arrived to the graveyard, swastikas and the No. 14 -- a symbol used by white supremacists --..
December 4, 2019

Dog starts house fire after accidentally turning on microwave

tunaly/iStock(LONDON) -- A dog in the United Kingdom inadvertently started a kitchen fire when it somehow managed to turn on a microwave in its owner’s home. The husky who was home alone at the time of the incident turned on the microwave, which was positioned off the floor on the kitchen counter, which then ignited a bag of bread rolls that were being stored in the microwave at the time. “Clearly, this is a very strange incident involving the man’s dog, but it could have been more serious,” sa..