October 26, 2018

Migrants explain their decision to flee in their own words

Robert Zepeda/ABC News(MAPASTEPEC, Mexico) -- The march moves on. After resting in the Mexican town of Huixtla for more than 24 hours, the migrant caravan journeyed 40 miles north to the town of Mapastepec. Waking up as early as 5 a.m. to beat the heat, many people did what they had done the day before: piled onto the back of flat bed trucks or hung off the sides of semi trailers, despite the dangers they pose. That same dangerous method of travel took the life of a 22-year-old migrant earlier t..
October 25, 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding outfits go on display

Aaron Chown - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- A new exhibit featuring Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s outfits from their wedding day is now open at Windsor Castle in England, the same place where the couple got married in May. The exhibit features the dress that the Duchess of Sussex wore on her big day, created by British designer and Givenchy artistic director Clare Waight Keller. It will also showcase the 5-meter-long veil worn by Meghan, made from silk tulle and embroidered with the flora ..
October 25, 2018

Turkish group froze plans for lavish Trump Hotel event during talks on U.S. pastor’s fate

AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images(WASHINGTON) -- In the midst of the tense diplomatic negotiations over the fate of an American pastor jailed in Turkey earlier this month, organizers of a Turkish-American business conference quietly moved to cancel an event that was set to take place at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. this week. The president of the American-Turkish Council, Howard Beasey, told ABC News the group paused its plans for the annual event after it became clear to him t..
October 25, 2018

UK data watchdog slams Facebook with maximum fine for violating data laws

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Britain's data and information watchdog has fined Facebook more than $644,000 for serious breaches of data protection laws. "Facebook failed to sufficiently protect the privacy of its users before, during and after the unlawful processing of this data," Elizabeth Dunham, the UK's information commissioner, said in a statement Thursday. "A company of its size and expertise should have known better and it should have done better," she added. The £500,000 fine ..