July 5, 2018

Duchess Meghan attends reception for young leaders with Prince Harry

Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan, met with young leaders from across the Commonwealth at a reception Thursday at Marlborough House in London. Meghan and Harry met with delegates at the Commonwealth Youth Forum, an event where young leaders meet to discuss and exchange ideas, encouraging young people to inspire and shape the future. Harry, 33, was named the Commonwealth Youth Ambassador by his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, ..
July 5, 2018

Monsoon rains could damper rescue efforts to save soccer team in Thailand cave

Linh Pham/Getty Images(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- With heavy rains forecast for this weekend, rescuers are racing against time and Mother Nature to drain a partly flooded cave in northern Thailand where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped for days. Thai officials are working with engineering experts to build a stone dam at a stream located south of Tham Luang Nang Non to divert the flow of water into the vast cave complex. They are also pumping out water from flooded passageways leadi..
July 5, 2018

Medics, supplies reach boys soccer team trapped in Thailand cave

iStock/Thinkstock(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- The 12 boys and their soccer coach who remain trapped inside a partly flooded cave in northern Thailand appeared healthy and upbeat in new video released Wednesday morning. The footage, taken by the Royal Thai Navy on Tuesday and posted to Facebook, shows the boys and their coach wrapped in foil blankets and sitting clustered together in the dark cave, alongside divers and medics who have been looking after the group since locating them. A flashlight il..
July 4, 2018

Couple in UK exposed to same poison as ex-Russian spy

iStock/Thinkstock(SALISBURY, England) -- Two people in England have been confirmed to have been exposed to the nerve agent Novichok, the same chemical weapon that was used against an ex-Russian spy earlier this year. British police at Scotland Yard confirmed that the mysterious agent that appears to have caused a couple in their 40s to become critically ill was Novichuk. The couple collapsed at a residence four days ago, The Associated Press reported. The couple were found collapsed eight miles ..