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March 6, 2019

Top automakers bring the sizzle to glitzy Geneva car show

Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(GENEVA) -- Every March, the biggest names in the auto industry descend on Geneva, the Swiss city celebrated for its cosmopolitan vibe, decadent chocolate and spectacular views of Lake Geneva and the French Alps. At this year’s show, which officially opens to the public on Thursday, the glitz and glamour were on full display, with new models and concepts from Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Volkswagen and more. The show attracts Europe’s lar..
March 6, 2019

Satellite photos show North Korea rebuilding missile launch facility

ANNECORDON/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Commercial satellite imagery released by a Washington think tank showed that North Korea has begun a rapid rebuilding of a missile launch site that has been inactive since last summer. The development comes days after President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that did not result in a denuclearlization agreement between the two countries. The satellite images, taken on March 2, 2019, were acquired by the Center for Strategic and Int..
March 5, 2019

‘Syriana’ actor says he was threatened with military prison in Egypt over critical views

KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images(CAIRO) -- An Egyptian actor known internationally for his roles in Syriana and Lucy says he may face military prison if he returns to Egypt. In a series of tweets on Monday, Amr Waked announced that he was was told that he was sentenced to eight years of prison –- two separate sentences of three and five years –- by a Cairo military court for “spreading false news and insulting state institutions.” Waked, who now resides in Europe for work purposes, told ABC News tha..
March 5, 2019

Royal couples join Queen Elizabeth to celebrate Prince Charles’ anniversary

Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The Cambridges and the Sussexes, nicknamed the royal “Fab Four,” joined together Tuesday to mark a milestone for Prince Charles. Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, attended a reception at Buckingham Palace to mark the upcoming 50th anniversary of Prince Charles’ investiture as the Prince of Wales. Queen Elizabeth II hosted the reception for her oldest son, t..