April 30, 2019

Duchess Meghan gets support from Queen Elizabeth, Serena Williams ahead of baby

Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- As she and Prince Harry await the birth of baby Sussex, Meghan is getting support from some high-profile friends and family. Harry’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, visited Meghan at Frogmore Cottage, the newly-renovated home on the grounds of Windsor Castle that she and Harry recently moved into. Queen Elizabeth’s visit came over Easter, the same weekend that Meghan’s brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Prince William and Kate, also stopped by aft..
April 30, 2019

Thousands protest after proposed changes to Hong Kong’s extradition law

pawel.gaul/iStock(HONG KONG) -- Thousands took to the streets in Hong Kong to protest against the government’s proposal to change an extradition law, which would allow individuals to be sent to mainland China for trial. The largest demonstration in the city since the 2014 Umbrella Movement, the organizers said about 130,000 attended the protest on Sunday, while the police estimated a turnout of 22,000, according to Civil Human Rights Front, which organized the protest. The amendment proposal co..
April 30, 2019

Indian army tweets photo of ‘Yeti’ footprints from deep in the Himalayas

ADG PI Indian Army/Twitter(LONDON) -- The Indian army claimed via Twitter to have seen footprints belonging to the "Yeti," the "elusive snowman" of Nepalese folklore, sparking ridicule on social media. "For the first time, an #IndianArmy Moutaineering Expedition Team has sited Mysterious Footprints of mythical beast 'Yeti' measuring 32x15 inches close to Makalu Base Camp on 09 April 2019," the army's official account tweeted. "This elusive snowman has only been sighted at Makalu-B..
April 30, 2019

US hunts purported leader of North Korea embassy break-in

AndreyPopov/iStock(NEW YORK) -- U.S. Marshals are searching for the purported leader of a daytime break-in at a North Korean embassy abroad who authorities consider “armed and dangerous,” according to a wanted poster circulated by the Department of Justice on Monday. Federal authorities have been looking for Adrian Hong Chang, a Mexican national and U.S. resident, since at least April 9 when a U.S. court in California issued a warrant for his arrest. A complaint filed against Hong, based on in..