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October 15, 2018

Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry are expecting

Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, formally the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are having a baby. An official tweet from Kensington Palace just confirmed that, "Their Royal Highnesses...are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019." The baby bombshell was followed with another message: "Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since the..
October 14, 2018

Groom’s body found after being swept away by floodwaters on Costa Rica honeymoon

WCVB(SAN JOSE, Costa Rica) -- The body of a newlywed was discovered in Costa Rica on Saturday, bringing to an end a short search for the groom after he was swept away by floodwaters on his honeymoon in Costa Rica earlier this week. Josh Byrne, a native of Hudson, Massachusetts, was married just last weekend to wife Bianca on a farm in New Hampshire, according to Boston ABC affiliate WCVB. The family announced the sad news Saturday evening. "It is with heavy hearts that we have concluded our sear..
October 13, 2018

Martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI among 7 people to be canonized in Vatican ceremony

Keystone/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) -- The embroidered banner-portraits of the seven people Pope Francis will proclaim saints already hang on the façade of Saint Peter’s Basilica ahead of the solemn ceremony Sunday. The new tombstone and mosaic portrait of one of them, Pope Paul VI, the somber, timid pope of the turbulent 60s, is already in place in the crypt of St. Peter’s with his title changed from “Beatus” (blessed) to “Sanctus” (saint) above his name. Among those who will be canonized Sunda..
October 12, 2018

Mysterious disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi leads companies to boycott Saudi summit

iStock/Thinkstock(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) -- As the international outrage grows over the disappearance and suspected murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, mounting evidence implicating Saudi Arabia is compelling companies and public figures to distance themselves from the kingdom. The billionaire founder of the Virgin empire, Sir Richard Branson, says he is halting talks over a $1 billion investment by Saudi Arabia in Virgin’s space firms as a result over the Khashoggi case. “What ..