July 16, 2019

Puerto Rico governor says he will not resign despite protests over scandal involving controversial texts

iStock(NEW YORK) -- A day after protesters clashed with police outside the governor's mansion, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello insisted that he would not resign his post. Rossello said he understood that Monday night’s protests were a direct message against him and his administration. "I will continue in my job," a defiant Rossello said from the governor’s mansion, adding "my commitment is to keep on working." He would not answer what it would take for him to resign and insisted that ..
July 16, 2019

South Korean sisters adopted separately learn they grew up 30 minutes apart

Courtesy Ashley Enright(LANSING, Mich.) -- Two women who were born in South Korea have developed a close bond after learning they're actually sisters and share the same biological mother. Ashley Enright, 31, and Trisha Thompson, 30, discovered the news after both took DNA tests and were predicted to be half-siblings. The sisters grew up just 30 minutes apart with no knowledge the other existed, Enright told Good Morning America. "It floored me," said Enright, a resident of Lansing, Michigan..
July 16, 2019

10,000 evacuated after massive fire disrupts Croatian music festival

STR/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- An estimated 10,000 people have been evacuated from a hip-hop festival on the Croatian island of Pag after a fire broke out in a nearby pine forest on Monday night. Video posted on social media shows people running from the beach as flames were visible in the background. "The wildfire at Fresh Island Festival right now is mad," one attendee tweeted. "Whole thing been locked off." Police ordered revelers to leave the popular beach music festival as more than 60 fi..
July 16, 2019

Man arrested in murder of American biologist in Greece as new details emerge

Istimages/iStock(ATHENS, Greece) -- Greek police have arrested a suspect in the murder of an American scientist who was found dead in an abandoned World War II bunker on the island of Crete last week. The unnamed suspect is a 27-year-old Greek man who was brought in for questioning Monday and was later arrested after he "confessed his crime," according to Maj. Gen. Constantinos Lagoudakis, director of Police General Directorate of Crete. "He admitted his guilt and today he will be brought to ju..