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Princes William, Harry splitting royal household: Report

(LONDON) --  As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare to have their first child and move to a new home, another big change is reportedly ahead for the royals.Prince Harry, 34, and his brother Prince William, 36, will split their royal households within weeks, according to the Sunday Times of…... Read More

China closes its Mount Everest base camp to tourists due to garbage, waste

(BEIJING) -- China has closed its Mount Everest base camp and the area just beyond it to tourists for the foreseeable future, with authorities blaming a growing waste and garbage problem on the mountain. In December 2018, the local government in Dingri County in Tibet began posting notices that because…... Read More

Pence accuses Iran of advocating for 'another Holocaust' during Europe trip

(MUNICH) -- Vice President Mike Pence accused Iran of advocating for another Holocaust on Saturday as he finished up a European tour in which he threatened tougher U.S. sanctions against the country, and asked for other countries to follow America’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. “The Iranian…... Read More

Fresh supplies of US aid arrive on Venezuela's border awaiting delivery into the country

(CUCUTA, Columbia) -- The second wave of humanitarian aid provided by the U.S. government for Venezuela arrived Saturday in the town of Cucuta along the Colombia-Venezuela border, only a week after the first wave of U.S. supplies arrived on the border in response to Venezuelan interim President Juan Guaido's request…... Read More

Vice President Pence calls on European leaders to recognize Venezuela's opposition leader

(MUNICH) -- As tension in Venezuela continues to escalate, Vice President Mike Pence took the stage at the Munich Security Conference in Germany Saturday to call on European nations to stand by the United States in recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s president.“The struggle in Venezuela is…... Read More

Brexit 'preppers' stockpiling supplies in case of a doomsday 'no-deal'

(LONDON) --  Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, but with less than two months to go, the country’s future is more uncertain than ever. Lawmakers have been unable to agree on the terms of Brexit, and there are growing fears that the U.K. could leave…... Read More

US citizen detained in Egypt for over 5 years is dying, desperate for release

(CAIRO) -- A U.S. citizen detained in Egypt for five-and-a-half years who is on a hunger strike is dying, according to his lawyer and family.Five months after Moustafa Kassem wrote letters to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence pleading for their help, the New York City taxi driver…... Read More

Richard Branson to hold fundraising concert for Venezuela relief

(CUCUTA, Columbia) -- Billionaire Virgin founder Richard Branson is taking on delivering relief to the people of Venezuela into his own hands.Branson announced on Friday he will be throwing a massive fundraising concert in neighboring Colombia on Feb. 22. Venezuela is in a tug of war for leadership between current…... Read More

Chinese-born scientist accused of stealing trade secrets from Coca-Cola

(NEW YORK) -- Shannon You, a Chinese-born scientist, has been accused by the Department of Justice of stealing almost $120 million worth of trade secrets last year from The Coca-Cola Company. A grand jury in the Eastern District of Tennessee on Tuesday charged Yoo with stealing bisphenoal-A-free (BPA) cans and…... Read More

US sanctions top Venezuelan security officials

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Treasury is sanctioning five top Venezuelan officials as it seeks to tighten the hold on President Nicolas Maduro and his government and force the socialist leader to resign.The latest financial penalty comes more than three weeks after the U.S. recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the…... Read More

Pence calls out European nations for not withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal

(NEW YORK) -- Vice President Mike Pence urged European nations Thursday to follow the U.S. in withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, and said that America could impose tougher sanctions on the Iranian regime.“The so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) did not prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.…... Read More

Alleged US Air Force defector walked into Iranian spy recruiting ground

(NEW YORK) -- More than a year before she allegedly defected, U.S. Air Force counterintelligence officer Monica Witt attended a film conference in Iran – an event that U.S. officials and former intelligence officers said was likely a recruiting ground for Iranian spy masters.“It’s an intelligence targeting platform for the…... Read More

Prince William visits men's mental health charities in London

(LONDON) -- The Duke of Cambridge visited projects close to his heart in London on Thursday, showing his support for charities focused on men’s mental health and well-being.First, Prince William visited patrons of the Pall Mall Barbers, who belong to a group called the "Lions Barber Collective," which raises awareness…... Read More

Shamima Begum, U.K. teen who joined ISIS in 2015, 'wants to come home'

(LONDON) -- When three teenagers missing from East London were found to have left to join ISIS in Syria in February 2015, security camera images from London's Gatwick Airport were a stark emblem of ISIS' potential to influence young people abroad.That three girls living in London would overlook the high-profile…... Read More