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Bulent Doruk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(KATHMANDU, Nepal) -- Hundreds of American citizens are stranded in Nepal, with many sheltered at the U.S. embassy and others desperately looking for flights at the Kathmandu airport, in the wake of the devastating
Karwai Tang/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince George and his younger brother or sister -- due to be born any day now -- will be brought up in a life of privilege and power. Their parents, Prince William and Duchess Kate, also want to make sure the royal childr
Tony Kershaw/SWNS.com(LONDON) -- A U.K. couple is taking love to the limit; age limit, that is.Doreen Luckie, 91, is engaged to her 102-year-old boyfriend, George Kirby, and when the pair wed this June, their combined age will be 194, potentially making t
iStock/Thinkstock(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) -- Groups protesting the shark cage-diving industry in New Zealand are now using footage of a great white shark attacking two film crew members on a small boat to highlight what they see as a growing problem.The vi
Omar Havana/Getty Images(KATHMANDU, Nepal) -- Alex Diaz is just one of hundreds of Americans stuck at Kathmandu airport trying to flee the aftermath of this weekend's deadly quake in Nepal.Diaz, who hails from New York, described the situation at the airp
JEAN-PIERRE MULLER/AFP/Getty Images(KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Rescue crews from around the globe are headed to Nepal in the race to provide disaster relief and pull survivors still beneath the rubble in the wake of Saturday's earthquake that toppled templ
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Nick Cienski considers himself fortunate.He was on Mount Everest with his team when a massive earthquake -- and avalanche -- hit. The disasters are responsible for more than 4,000 deaths, plus 18 people killed on the mountain.Cienski
plusphoto/amanaimagesRF/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A wealthy Finn is fed up with his country after being slapped with a speeding ticket that topped a hundred thousand dollars.According to the local publication Italehti, Finland's speeding fines are link
Abigail Hunter(KATHMANDU, Nepal ) — The U.S. government is offering help to Nepal following Saturday's massive 7.8 earthquake that killed at least 3,600 people, including three Americans. Powerful aftershocks have continued non-stop since the temblo
Abigail Hunter(KATHMANDU, Nepal ) — The U.S. government is offering help to Nepal following Saturday's massive 7.8 earthquake that killed at least 3,300 people, including three Americans. Powerful aftershocks have continued non-stop since the temblo
Joel Carillet/iStock/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) -- Several alleged terrorists were killed Sunday night while trying to place explosives along the Syrian-Israeli border, the Israeli Defense Force announced.An IDF patrol identified the targets around 9:30 p.m. l
neneos/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(VATICAN CITY) -- After Saturday's 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, Pope Francis offered his prayers for the victims from his balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square.The pope called for help for the survivors durin
ABC News(KATHMANDU, Nepal) -- Three Americans were among the thousands killed in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal's capital on Saturday. The State Department hasn't identified any of the three, but two of the Americans were killed in an avalanche on
Abigail Hunter (BAKTAPUR, Nepal) -- An American traveling in Nepal described the moment a massive earthquake hit Saturday, as she witnessed "the whole ground, all the temples... moving at once." "It was huge. Everyone felt it," Abigail Hunter said. "A lot
Abigail Hunter(KATHMANDU, Nepal) -- Rescue crews were racing to pull survivors from the rubble on Sunday after a powerful earthquake struck Nepal, even as officials said the death toll had soared over 2,100. The earthquake hit about 50 miles northwest of
zapatisthack/iStock/Thinkstock(ENSENADA, Chile) -- Chileans are digging out from under 15 inches of heavy inches of heavy ash, after twin eruptions from the Calbuco volcano Wednesday and Thursday spewed smoke, ash and lava 6 miles high. More than 6,500 pe

Chile Volcano Eruption: Hiker Witnesses Exact Moment Calbuco Erupts

File photo. iStock/Thinkstock(PUERTO VARAS, Chile) -- The exact moment Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted was captured on video and uploaded to YouTube by a man hiking in Llanquigue National Reserve, according to the video's description. The video shows a fo

Extremists Sought in Possible Plot Against the Vatican

iStock/Thinkstock(ROME) -- Extremists may have plotted an attack against the Vatican in 2010, authorities in Italy said Friday in announcing the arrests of nine suspected Islamist extremists of Afghan and Pakistan origin.Arrest warrants were issued for ot

This American in Britain Is the Envy of Social Media

Getty Images(CAMBRIDGE, England) -- An American woman studying in Britain has gained more than 335,000 followers on Instagram by posting pictures and stories about her fairy tale life at Cambridge University. Caroline Calloway, 23, left New York almost tw

Angelina Jolie Rips United Nations for Inaction in Syria

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Famed actress and special envoy on refugee issues, Angelina Jolie, issued a fierce rebuke of international efforts to address the humanitarian crisis in Syria, addressing the United Nations Security Council at the U.
 
 
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