May 6, 2019

Quiet on Israel-Gaza border after cease-fire agreement

Hans Verburg/iStock(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- Calm returned to Gaza and northern Israel on Monday after two days of fierce fire exchanges; rockets, mortar and an anti-tank missiles were fired from Gaza into Israel, and Israeli armed forces bombarded Gaza from the air, ground and sea. On Monday morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the campaign was not over, and that Israel was “prepared to continue.” However, Israel Defense Forces issued an official statement announcing that the IDF..
May 6, 2019

US Navy destroyers sail near disputed islands claimed by China in South China Sea

US Navy(WASHINGTON) -- Two U.S. Navy destroyers sailed within 12 miles of Chinese-claimed artificial islands in the South China Sea on Monday, and, as expected, the operation drew swift condemnation from China. Why does the U.S. Navy carry out these missions in the South China Sea? And why has China built artificial islands in the South China Sea? ABC News takes a look at the importance of this little-known but vital waterway. What's going on in the South China Sea? The South China Sea make..
May 6, 2019

‘I’m over the moon’ says Prince Harry as he and Meghan Markle welcome baby boy

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan have welcomed a baby boy. "I'm just over the moon," Harry said in announcing the birth of his first child. The newborn weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces. The baby was born at 5:26 a.m. local time, according to Buckingham Palace. Both mom and baby are "doing incredibly well," Prince Harry said in brief remarks outside Frogmore Cottage, the Windsor home where he and Meghan will raise their son. "The Queen, The Duke of Edinb..
May 6, 2019

Duchess Meghan in labor with first child, palace announces

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is in labor with her first child, Kensington Palace announced. "The Duchess went into labour in the early hours of this morning," the palace said in a statement Monday. "The Duke of Sussex was by Her Royal Highnesses’ side. An announcement will be made soon." Meghan went into labor in her 41st week of pregnancy, one week past her due date. She was last seen in public in March and waited out her pregnancy at home at F..