December 14, 2018

Royal families share their Christmas card photos

OWEN HUMPHREYS/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis and a never-before-seen photo of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at their wedding reception are all featured on the royals’ Christmas cards this year. Kensington Palace on Friday released the photos featured on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Christmas cards. Prince William and Kate Middleton’s photo is a casual shot of them with their three children posing on a t..
December 14, 2018

Mother of US student stabbed to death in Netherlands ‘totally in shock’

Facebook/Sarah Papenheim(ROTTERDAM, Netherlands) -- Donee Odegard knew what happened the minute two sheriffs showed up at her door. She'd been through it before. The authorities asked her a few questions about her daughter, Sarah Papenheim, before delivering the news: Her daughter had been stabbed to death while studying abroad in the Netherlands. "He was sad to inform me that my beautiful daughter had passed. I kind of knew it was coming when you have done this before," said Odegard, whose..
December 13, 2018

Senate votes to stop US support for Yemen war, condemns Saudi crown prince

CIL868/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted Thursday to withdraw U.S. military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen in a 56-41 vote, a sharp rebuke to President Donald Trump for his steadfast defense of the kingdom despite bipartisan outrage over the alleged Saudi role in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. It’s the first time the Senate has voted to withdraw forces from a war Congress didn't approve. But the measure is purely symbolic because the House of Repr..
December 13, 2018

Suspect in deadly shooting in France ‘neutralized’ during standoff with police, authorities say

Ben185/iStock(PARIS) -- The suspect in a deadly shooting in France has been "neutralized" after a standoff with police, French officials said. Cherif Chekatt, 29, is the suspected gunman who killed 3 and injured another 13 during a shooting in Strasbourg on Tuesday, the prosecutor's office told ABC News. Chekatt, who was born in Strasbourg, allegedly shouted "God is great" in Arabic as he opened fire at the market, French prosecutor Rémy Heitz said during a press conference on Wednesday. He..