October 10, 2019

Two ISIS ‘Beatles’ transferred from Syrian prison to US military custody

welcomia/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. military has taken custody of two notorious British Islamic State fighters nicknamed "The Beatles," who were responsible for the executions of western hostages. They were moved on Wednesday from a Kurdish-run prison in Syria to a safe location, officials said. The move of the two detainees occurred as Turkey's military forces pushed into Syria targeting the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) that helped defeat ISIS in Syria. Alexanda Kotey and ..
October 10, 2019

Meet the first black woman to visit every country in the world

yenwen/iStock(NEW YORK) -- After 195 countries in two years, one traveler has become the first black woman to visit every country in the world. Jessica Nabongo ended her journey in the Seychelles, off the coast of East Africa -- just as she said she would on ABC News' Good Morning America back in March. "Welcome to the Seychelles!! Country 195 of 195!" she posted to her Instagram. "So much to say but for now I will just say thank you to this entire community for all of your support. This w..
October 10, 2019

Furious Norwegian Spirit passengers demand refund after bad weather forces itinerary change

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Norwegian Cruise Line is blaming "severe weather conditions" for forcing it to revise the itinerary of its Spirit ship, which has left guests irate and calling this cruise of a lifetime more like a holiday from hell. The 14-day cruise on the Norwegian Spirit departed on Sept. 27 from Southampton, U.K., and is expected to return Friday, according to website Cruisemapper. The ship's current position was listed as Dublin, Ireland, on Wednesday. It was not immediately known ..
October 9, 2019

Erik Prince’s company plans business in China province under human rights scrutiny according to financial disclosure

iStock(HONG KONG) -- An American citizen stands to profit as his security company expands operations into a Chinese province described as a modern-day police state by human rights activists, and where the Chinese government is detaining up to a million Muslims in "re-education" camps. Erik Prince, a former U.S. Navy SEAL officer and brother of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, is the deputy chairman and minority shareholder of Frontier Services Group (FSG), a Hong Kong-listed security, lo..