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March 11, 2019

Malaysian court drops charges against suspect in murder of Kim Jong Un’s half brother

ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Prosecutors in Malaysia have dropped charges against a suspect in the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother, Kim Jong Nam. Kim Jong Nam was murdered two years ago at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia with VX nerve agent, a chemical weapon. He was the eldest son of North Korea’s late leader, Kim Jong Il. The lawyer for Indonesian suspect Siti Aisyah has claimed she was just a pawn in what was really a political ..
March 11, 2019

It’s all about the hats as Duchesses Kate and Meghan step out to celebrate Commonwealth Day

Kirsty Wigglesworth - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Duchesses Kate and Meghan proved it is all about the hats as they stepped out with their husbands and other members of the royal family to celebrate Commonwealth Day. Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, color-blocked in a red Catherine Walker coat paired with a red fascinator. Meghan, the Duchess of Cambridge, paired her white coat, reportedly by designer Victoria Beckham, with a white fascinator. The sisters-in-law joined their spouses, Prince ..
March 11, 2019

Carriers ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Ethiopian Airlines(LONDON) -- A growing list of airline carriers around the world are grounding their fleets of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in the wake of a crash of the same model that killed all 157 people on board. A new Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines went down in clear weather on Sunday morning just minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia's capital. The American-made jet was headed to Nairobi, Kenya. A total of 149 passengers a..
March 10, 2019

8 Americans among 157 people killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash: Officials

ABC News(ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) -- An Ethiopian Airlines with 157 people on board, including eight Americans, crashed Sunday just minutes after taking off from Ethiopia's capital, according to the airline and reports. Everyone on board was presumed dead, Ethiopian Airlines said in a statement. The country's state broadcaster said all of the passengers perished in the crash, according to the Associated Press. "At this time search and rescue operations are in progress and we have no conf..