iStock(LONDON) — Prince Andrew, the third child of Queen Elizabeth, in a high-stakes interview with the British Broadcasting Corp. categorically denied allegations he had sex on multiple occasions with an American teenager who’s claimed she was trafficked to the prince at the direction of Jeffrey Epstein. “I’ve said consistently andRead More →

Juanmonino/iStock(NEW YORK) — Kim Eunju escaped North Korea in 2005, disillusioned with the communist regime. She still vividly remembers that night when uniformed officers raided her home in Chongjin, Hamgyeongbuk-do, searching for petroleum that she had been smuggling from China to sell in the local market. It was the family’sRead More →

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, had a chance to thank Hillary Clinton for the supportive comments she’s made about her recently. The duchess and the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate had a private meeting Tuesday at Frogmore Cottage, Meghan and Prince Harry’s home in Windsor, according to a BuckinghamRead More →

mammuth/iStock(ROME) — Italy’s government declared a state of emergency on Thursday after floodwaters ravaged Venice, causing inestimable damage to the centuries-old city. Twenty million euros (approximately $22 million, U.S.) is being set aside in response, reported Italian press agency ANSA. Venice saw its worst flood in 50 years on Tuesday,Read More →

Erika Parfenova/iStock(PARIS) — The debate over the reconstruction of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris continues. Since the April fire that burnt down the roof of Paris’ most beloved cathedral, causing the collapse of the 800 year-old spire, debates on its reconstruction have opposed France’s conservatives and modernists. Emotions ranRead More →

MBPROJEKT_Maciej_Bledowski/iStock(LONDON) — To the outside world, Princess Latifa of Dubai appeared to live a life of unbridled luxury. Whether it was skydiving over one of the world’s most scenic deserts or filming the exotic pets that ran free in her mother’s palace, she always appeared smiling, happy and carefree, atRead More →

Yarygin/iStock(LONDON) — Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberte, co-founder of global circus company Cirque du Soleil, is being investigated for growing cannabis on his private island in French Polynesia. Laliberte, 60, turned himself in to police and was subsequently detained for questioning in the territory’s capital of Papeete, located on the islandRead More →