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Iranian photojournalist slams Trump for tweeting her photo

(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Iranian photojournalist, Yalda Moayeri, denounced President Trump’s use of her photograph in a tweet criticizing Iran's leaders on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution this week."40 years of corruption," Trump tweeted in English and Farsi. "40 years of repression. 40 years of terror.…... Read More

Send your lover a Valentine's Day card from Lover

(LOVER, England) -- Lover, a small village in southern England's New Forest, is pronounced "Loaver" -- like Dover. The first thing you notice upon arriving is all of the hearts. They hang from trees and fences, they decorate houses -- hearts of every size, fluttering in the breeze. Lover has…... Read More

Everything you need to know about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby

(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child this spring.Meghan, 37, and Harry, 34, announced the pregnancy in October, just as they kicked off their 16-day tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga.Meghan's every move has been scrutinized ever…... Read More

WWII aircraft carrier discovered intact on the ocean floor

(NEW YORK) -- Deep in the South Pacific Ocean, researchers have located the final resting place of the USS Hornet, the World War II aircraft carrier sunk in a 1942 battle with the Japanese Navy.Overhead sonar images show the carrier lying eerily upright and nearly intact on the deep and…... Read More

Venezuelan opposition leader vows to get humanitarian aid at border in to the country, in defiance of president Nicolas Maduro

(CARACAS, Venezuela) -- Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said Tuesday that he will authorize several tons of humanitarian aid to enter the country on Feb. 23, in defiance of the country’s sitting president, Nicolas Maduro.The remarks by Guaido came at massive anti-government protests in Venezuela's capital Caracas, where tens of…... Read More

Mike Pence expected to send message to Iran, discuss Venezuela during Europe trip

(WASHINGTON) -- Vice President Mike Pence is expected to send a strong message to Iran and discuss the rising tension in Venezuela as he travels to Europe this week for two conferences focused on the Middle East and international relations.At a conference hosted by the U.S. and Poland in Warsaw,…... Read More

Duchess of York calls for end to toxic trolling pitting royals against each other

(LONDON) -- Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have become the targets of a toxic social media culture pitting them against one another, and now, Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson is weighing in, comparing the online baiting to what the media did with her and Princess Diana.Ferguson wrote a candid letter…... Read More

Why the US Navy sails past disputed artificial islands claimed by China

(WASHINGTON) -- Two U.S. Navy destroyers sailed within 12 miles of Chinese-claimed artificial islands in the South China Sea on Monday, and, as expected, the operation drew swift condemnation from China.A defense official said Monday's transit did not involve any unprofessional or unsafe actions on the part of Chinese military…... Read More

Hungary's prime minister promises subsidies to families who have multiple children

(NEW YORK) -- The prime minister of Hungary introduced new legislation on Sunday that would provide financial incentives for families to have more children in an effort to combat the country’s longstanding low birth rate while maintaining a hard line against immigration. Prime Minister Viktor Orban has asked Parliament for…... Read More

Russian region declares state of emergency after mass invasion of polar bears

(MOSCOW) -- Authorities in a remote Russian arctic region have declared a state of emergency after dozens of hungry polar bears overran villages, besieging residents. A team of specialists is being flown into Novaya Zemlya, an archipelago with a population of less than 3,000 people, to assist in removing the…... Read More

Acting defense secretary says no orders to reduce forces in Afghanistan

(WASHINGTON) -- En route to Afghanistan on an unannounced trip, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he has not received orders from President Donald Trump to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan by half, a Taliban demand made at recent peace talks with U.S. negotiators.During his…... Read More

Berlin Film Festival offers opportunities for women, building on #MeToo momentum

(BERLIN) -- As a young, female movie producer working in Hollywood in the 1980s, Gale Anne Hurd struggled for her talents to be recognized by her male peers.Although she'd already produced and co-wrote her first feature film, The Terminator, which was a blockbuster hit, some potential employers accused her of…... Read More

Nearly 100 children dead as world's second-largest Ebola outbreak surpasses 800 cases

(LONDON) -- The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has claimed the lives of nearly 100 children.At least 97 children, 65 of whom were younger than 5 years old, have died from Ebola virus disease in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo since the outbreak was declared there Aug.…... Read More

Prince William, Duchess Kate step out for BAFTAs

(LONDON) -- Duchess Kate walked down the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) red carpet Sunday night in a white asymmetrical dress. Kate, 37, stepped out for the British Awards show accompanied by her husband, Prince William, 36, who is the BAFTA president and one of the presenters of the night.Kate's…... Read More