October 23, 2018

China opens world’s longest sea bridge and tunnel connecting to mainland

iStock/Thinkstock(HONG KONG) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping inaugurated China’s latest mega-infrastructure project on Tuesday: The world’s longest sea crossing. The 34.2-mile bridge and tunnel that have been almost a decade in the making for the first time connect the semi-autonomous cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai by road. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge spans the mouth of the Pearl River and significantly cuts the commuting time between the three cities...
October 23, 2018

Turkish President Erdogan says Saudis’ killing of Jamal Khashoggi was ‘savagely planned’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned by the Saudis. Erdogan said Khashoggi, a columnist for the Washington Post, "was the victim of a murder which was savagely planned," laying out a timeline of events from the moment a team of Saudis arrived in Istanbul. "The information and evidence we have gathered until now shows that Khashoggi was the victim of a murder which was savagely planned,” Er..
October 23, 2018

Hurricane Willa to make landfall in Mexico as Category 4

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Willa, now a lower-end Category 4 storm, still boasts winds of about 130 mph and is about 120 miles south-southwest of Mazatlan. It's expected to strike Mexico today. Willa likely will hit a few islands off the Mexican coast this morning and make landfall later this afternoon. Deadly storm surge is expected today between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, which has already seen heavy rain and flooding. As Willa continues inland, it will lose its tropical circulati..
October 23, 2018

Why some doctors would still call Meghan Markle’s pregnancy at 37 ‘geriatric’

Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, is not old by any means at 37, but when she announced her pregnancy earlier this month, she immediately fell into the category of being an "older mom," according to the medical community. Markle's pregnancy, her first, will be treated by the medical community as -- and called by many doctors, much to the derision of their patients -- "geriatric" because she'll be giving birth past the age of 35. When Amanda Candy, a mom..