August 28, 2019

American teen who vanished after traveling to London has been found, police say

New York City Police Department(LONDON) — An American teenage girl who vanished after traveling to London over the weekend has been found and an individual who has been tied to her disappearance has been taken into custody, police in New York said on Wednesday. Authorities on both sides of the pond have been investigating the disappearance of Victoria Grabowski, 16, who was last seen Saturday morning at her residence in the New York City borough of Queens. She is believed to have then boarded a ..
August 28, 2019

Sailors encounter floating pumice ‘raft’ drifting across the Pacific Ocean

Joshua Stevens/NASA Earth Observatory(LONDON) — Sailors in the South Pacific were surprised this month to find themselves sailing through a sea of stone. Australian couple Michael and Larissa Hoult were on their yacht en route to Fiji from Vava'u when they entered a 150-square-kilometer “pumice raft” – a floating mass of pumice stone believed to come from an underwater volcanic eruption. “We had heard the previous day on email of pumice fields," the couple wrote on Cruiser Sat Net, an onlin..
August 28, 2019

Queen asked by UK government to suspend parliament during crucial Brexit period

melis82/iStock(LONDON) -- The U.K. government is set to ask the queen to suspend Parliament, which will, in effect, stop opposition lawmakers from blocking Brexit. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has repeatedly dodged questions as to whether or not he will ask the queen to suspend Parliament in recent weeks. Now, he has formally asked the queen to suspend Parliament in the middle of September. It will remain suspended until Parliament re-opens on Oct. 14. By suspending Parliament, opposition lawm..
August 28, 2019

American teen vanishes after traveling to London, police say

New York City Police Department(LONDON) -- Authorities on both sides of the pond are investigating the disappearance of an American teenage girl who apparently traveled to the United Kingdom over the weekend. Victoria Grabowski, 16, was last seen Saturday morning at her residence in the New York City borough of Queens. She is believed to have then boarded a London-bound flight at John F. Kennedy International Airport, though that is still "under investigation," a spokesperson for the New York C..