January 15, 2020

Avalanches kill at least 100 in Kashmir

Juanmonino/iStock(ISLAMABAD, Pakistan) -- Dozens of people have been killed by avalanches and landslides that have swept through the Pakistan-controlled portion of Kashmir, officials said. Pakistan's National Disaster Management Authority put the death toll at 100 on Wednesday, though that number is expected to increase. Hundreds of people in remote villages remain stranded in the snow as rescuers rush to save them. Nearly 200 homes and other structures have been damaged by the avalanches ..
January 15, 2020

Duchess Meghan visits women’s shelter in Canada

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is stepping back into public life after her surprise announcement with Prince Harry that they plan to "step back" from royal duties. Meghan, 38, visited a women's shelter in Vancouver Tuesday, according to a photo shared on social media by the shelter. "Look who we had tea with today!" the Downtown Eastside Women's Center wrote on Facebook. "The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, visited us today to discuss issues affecti..
January 15, 2020

Avalanches kill at least 76 in Kashmir

Juanmonino/iStock(ISLAMABAD, Pakistan) -- Dozens of people have been killed by avalanches and landslides that have swept through the Pakistan-controlled portion of Kashmir, officials said. Pakistan's National Disaster Management Authority put the death toll at 76 on Wednesday, though that number is expected to increase. Hundreds of people in remote villages remain stranded in the snow as rescuers rush to save them. Nearly 200 homes and other structures have been damaged by the avalanches a..
January 15, 2020

What’s behind the latest European bid to save the Iran nuclear deal

CGinspiration/iStock(NEW YORK) -- While the European powers hope they have found an avenue to fix the Iran nuclear deal, it may actually spell its end. France, Germany and the United Kingdom filed a formal complaint within the nuclear agreement on Tuesday to force its remaining parties to convene and discuss Iran's breaches of its commitments since last May. The step, known as the dispute mechanism, is meant to resolve differences within the deal when one party believes another is not meet..