November 6, 2019

Dutch authorities respond to ‘suspicious situation’ at Amsterdam airport

Lya_Cattel/iStock(AMSTERDAM) -- Dutch authorities have confirmed to ABC News that they're responding to an incident at Amsterdam's main airport. Marvin Van Der Engh of the Dutch Military Police said an investigation was underway but declined to confirm whether the issue on an aircraft or just at Schiphol airport. Van Der Engh declined to provide any additional details. The Dutch Military Police later said that passengers and crew are safely off of the plane, but that an investigation ..
November 6, 2019

Authorities descend on Amsterdam airport after jet’s warning button hit ‘by mistake’

Lya_Cattel/iStock(AMSTERDAM) -- Dutch authorities swarmed Amsterdam's largest airport on Wednesday likely fearing the worst, only to discover that a jet's warning trigger had been pressed accidentally. Air Europa confirmed via Twitter, after all crew and passengers had been evacuated from the Madrid-bound flight at Schiphol airport, that an alarm had been activated "by mistake." "Nothing has happened, all passengers are safe and sound waiting to fly soon. We deeply apologize," Air Euro..
November 6, 2019

Is Queen Elizabeth ditching fur from her wardrobe?

Circle Creative Studio/iStock(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth II is known for her colorful outfits, and she has not been afraid to accent them with a fur accessory. Going forward, however, new pieces of fur acquired by the Queen will not be the real thing. Queen Elizabeth is now turning to fake fur, according to her longtime dresser Angela Kelly. "If Her Majesty is due to attend an engagement in particularly cold weather, from 2019 onwards fake fur will be used to make sure she stays warm," Kelly wro..
November 6, 2019

25-year-old politician shuts down heckler with viral phrase ‘OK Boomer’

New Zealand Parliament(NEW YORK) -- The latest viral generational clap back phrase has moved from the court of public opinion to parliament. A young member of New Zealand parliament quickly dismissed a member of the opposition with a viral internet phrase that calls out people from the baby boomer generation with two simple words. The generational divide in the room became clear when Chlöe Swarbrick, 25, said, "OK Boomer," during her speech on climate change for the Zero Carbon Bill. "In the yea..