Australian ex-deputy prime minister welcomes baby with former staffer

(NEW YORK) -- The former deputy prime minister of Australia and his partner, Vikki Campion, have welcomed a baby boy.

Joyce quit his government post and position as leader of the National Party... Read More

US has 'credible evidence' Russia, Syria sanitizing alleged chemical attack site: State Department

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. said Thursday it has "credible information and intelligence" that shows Russian and Syrian regime officials are denying an investigative team access to the alleged chemical weapons attack sites in Douma, Syria, as they sanitize... Read More

Meghan Markle joins Prince Harry in support of women's empowerment

(LONDON) -- Just one month before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to marry, the couple stepped out at a reception to promote women’s empowerment and girls' education.

Markle, who once served as an advocate for UN Women, joined Har... Read More

German theater offers swastika-wearers free entry to a play on Hitler’s birthday

(BERLIN) -- The Konstanz Theater in southern Germany is offering visitors free tickets to an upcoming production of playwright George Tabori’s Hitler satire Mein Kampf by adding a provocative audience-participation element.

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How the end of the Castro era affects US travel to Cuba

(HAVANA) -- After nearly 60 years of Castro rule, there is a new president in Cuba. The Cuban General Assembly voted on Wednesday to elect First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel as the next president.

Who is the 57-year-old Communis... Read More

Saudis lift 35-year cinema ban with 'Black Panther'

(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) -- Saudi Arabia broke a 35-year ban on movie theaters Wednesday night with a special showing of the Disney blockbuster Black Panther in the Saudi capital that allowed men and women to sit together.

The invit... Read More

Puerto Rico's worst blackout since Maria leaves island residents 'frustrated'

(NEW YORK) -- Puerto Rico is facing its worst blackout since Hurricane Maria hit in September, leaving some residents wondering whether the island will ever fully recover.

"Everyone is frustrated and it's so unstable," said Eileen Velez, a... Read More

Fidel Castro's revolution lives on in this Cuban mountain range

(HAVANA) -- In the rugged Sierra Maestra mountains near where Fidel Castro made his hideout as he led a guerrilla uprising in the late 1950s, Cubans say they are still grateful for the land reforms and modern amenities his leftist revolution brought ... Read More

Chemical weapons inspectors' visit to Douma delayed after shots were fired at UN team

(NEW YORK) -- A United Nations security team came under fire on Tuesday during a visit to the site of a suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma, the head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said on Wednesday.
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Royal fanatics are camped outside hospital awaiting royal baby

(LONDON) -- More reliable than baby due dates in the Lindo maternity wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London, are the die hard royal baby watchers outside. They're few, they're dedicated, and they're here rain or shine.

"We come as soon as t... Read More

Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend, officials say

(WASHINGTON) -- CIA Director Mike Pompeo secretly met with Kim Jong Un to discuss setting up a meeting between the North Korean leader and President Donald Trump, two U.S. officials have confirmed to ABC News.

The trip to North Korea, fir... Read More