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February 24, 2019

Prince Harry and Meghan begin 3-day trip to Morocco with stop at school for girls

ABC News(MARRAKESH, Morocco) -- The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have kicked off their three-day trip in Morocco. The red carpet was rolled out for their royal highnesses, who arrived late Saturday, after their Royal Air Maroc plane was slightly delayed. They were greeted on arrival by a guard of honor and the British ambassador, Thomas Reilly. Meghan looked glamorous in a red Valentino dress and surprisingly fresh given that she has just returned from a fun-filled, five-day trip to New York. They..
February 23, 2019

Humanitarian aid crosses into Venezuela as protesters clash, military defects

LorenzoT81/iStock(CARACAS) -- As peaceful aid workers started up trucks that would carry humanitarian aid across Venezuela's borders with Brazil and Colombia on Saturday, thousands of Venezuelans in need of food and medical supplies took to the streets to pressure the military to allow the much-needed aid into the country. The confrontations, most of which have occurred on the Venezuelan side of the borders, turned violent in many instances, threatening to further embroil the country into c..
February 23, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un begins long journey to Vietnam ahead of 2nd summit with President Donald Trump

Linh Pham/Getty Images(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un began an extended trek to Vietnam Saturday ahead of a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Hanoi. Trump, who is set to depart the U.S. late Monday for the long flight, will meet with Kim on Feb. 27 and 28. Trump will arrive in the Vietnamese capital on Tuesday morning Eastern time. Trump will make the nearly 20-hour trip on Air Force One; Kim, meanwhile, will arrive by his preferred method of travel: ..
February 22, 2019

El Chapo to seek new trial after juror says in news interview panelists repeatedly violated judge’s orders

Vladstudioraw/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Attorneys for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said the convicted drug kingpin will seek a new trial in light of an interview in which one of the jurors who convicted the notorious Mexican cartel leader admitted ignoring the judge's orders not to read media reports about the case. "Mr. Guzman intends to file a motion for a new trial based on the disclosures in the article and to request and evidentiary hearing to determine the extent of the misconduct," Guzman att..