October 30, 2018

NATO shows off firepower in its largest war games since end of the Cold War

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- NATO on Tuesday began the main phase of its largest military exercises since the end of the Cold War in a display of force meant to underline the alliance’s ability to deter Russia. The Trident Juncture exercise taking place across Norway and parts of Sweden and Finland involves 50,000 troops and 10,000 vehicles as well as 250 aircraft and 65 ships, according to NATO. Among them is the aircraft carrier USS Harry Truman, the first time an American carrier has trave..
October 30, 2018

Flooding, landslides and power outages continue as deadly storms sweep through Italy

iStock/Thinkstock(VENICE, Italy) -- Fierce storms moving through Italy are forcing schools and popular tourist sites to close and leaving fatalities in its wake. Strong winds at reported speeds of up to 110 mph and tornadoes tearing through western Italy left one person dead and injured 10 others, BBC reports. Landslides and fallen trees have also contributed to the rising number of deaths. In the North, canal flooding has submerged as much as 75 percent of Venice. St. Mark's Square, where ..
October 30, 2018

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle get gift for new baby in New Zealand

Dominic Lipinski - Pool/Getty Images(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) -- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were given a present for their first child on Day 15 of their royal tour Down Under. The present was a pair of tiny green rain boots. Meghan is in her second trimester. Harry and Meghan also threw in a unique competition in Auckland, New Zealand, called “welly wanging,” in which competitors try to throw a Wellington boot at a target. Meghan narrowly beat Harry’s team in the contest, which took place w..
October 30, 2018

Mother and son reunited 31 years after alleged kidnapping

Missing Children Society of Canada(TORONTO) -- More than 30 years ago, Lyneth Mann-Lewis' 21-month-old son vanished after visiting his father. And just a few days ago, authorities told her they'd found him. "The words 'Your son is alive, we've found him' -- that is breathtaking," Mann-Lewis told reporters in Toronto on Monday. "I said, 'Oh my God, my baby.' He said, 'Mommy, you have my eyes.' He hugged me and he kissed me and we held for a long time."..