October 30, 2018

Meet the face of NATO’s largest military exercise since 2002

iStock/Thinkstock(STAVANGER, Norway) -- He's not a Viking or a hipster. Lasse Løkken Matberg is a lieutenant in the Royal Norwegian Navy who simply stands out among NATO's social media posts promoting an ongoing military exercise. Lasse was featured in a NATO video last week introducing Trident Juncture, NATO's largest military exercise since 2002, with a promise to "stay tuned for more." Want to see more of @lasselom? Next week, he will also take part in #TridentJuncture 18, #NA..
October 29, 2018

Trump congratulates Brazil’s new far-right president

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump called Brazil's new conservative president to congratulate the controversial leader who has praised the country's former military dictatorship and made disparaging remarks about women, Afro-Brazilians, and the LGBT community. Jair Bolsonaro, who won election on Sunday in a run-off vote, ran on a campaign similar to Trump's, tapping into the country's deep dissatisfaction with economic stagnation, years of corruption, and rising..
October 29, 2018

Meghan Markle’s royal tour style: Duchess wears ‘ethically made’ blazer dress by New Zealand designer

Dominic Lipinski - Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- All eyes are on Meghan Markle as she and her husband, Prince Harry, undertake a 16-day tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga. The couple will attend more than 70 engagements over the course of their four-nation tour. For Meghan, who is expecting the couple's first child, that means possibly the same number of outfit changes. The duchess, whose every fashion move is closely watched, was joined for part of the Down Under tour by Jessi..
October 29, 2018

Indonesia Lion Air flight crashes with 189 aboard

iStock/Thinkstock(JAKARTA, Indonesia) -- An Indonesian passenger jet carrying 189 people crashed into the ocean shortly after takeoff on Monday, authorities said. Search and rescue officials said they lost contact with Lion Air flight JT610 minutes after it left Jakarta, the country's capital. The 189 on board included three children and the crew, officials said. No survivors have been found. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesperson National Board for Disaster Management, said the plane crashe..