November 6, 2019

Is Queen Elizabeth ditching fur from her wardrobe?

Circle Creative Studio/iStock(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth II is known for her colorful outfits, and she has not been afraid to accent them with a fur accessory. Going forward, however, new pieces of fur acquired by the Queen will not be the real thing. Queen Elizabeth is now turning to fake fur, according to her longtime dresser Angela Kelly. "If Her Majesty is due to attend an engagement in particularly cold weather, from 2019 onwards fake fur will be used to make sure she stays warm," Kelly wro..
November 6, 2019

25-year-old politician shuts down heckler with viral phrase ‘OK Boomer’

New Zealand Parliament(NEW YORK) -- The latest viral generational clap back phrase has moved from the court of public opinion to parliament. A young member of New Zealand parliament quickly dismissed a member of the opposition with a viral internet phrase that calls out people from the baby boomer generation with two simple words. The generational divide in the room became clear when Chlöe Swarbrick, 25, said, "OK Boomer," during her speech on climate change for the Zero Carbon Bill. "In the yea..
November 6, 2019

8 injured during knife rampage at historic site in Jordan

hansslegers/iStock(BEIRUT, Lebanon) — A man is under arrest for allegedly knifing eight people, including four tourists and two police officers, at a popular attraction in Jordan on Wednesday, sources from the Jordanian General Security confirmed to ABC News. As dozens of tourists were visiting the ancient city of Jerash — one of the world's best preserved Roman ruins — a bus driver, a tour guide and four tourists from Mexico and Switzerland were viciously slashed. A video posted to Twitter..
November 6, 2019

Why is Beijing endorsing Hong Kong’s deeply unpopular leader?

spawns/iStock(BEIJING) -- After weeks of reports that the Beijing was searching for a replacement for deeply unpopular Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, the embattled leader received what appeared to be a warm welcome and a ringing endorsement by the Chinese leadership this week in Beijing and Shanghai. Lam had always been scheduled to attend the annual China International Import Expo in Shanghai this week but was suddenly summoned to Beijing at the last minute after the Expo to meet face t..