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7h ago

Prince Philip's will to remain private for 90 years, court decides

"The degree of publicity that publication would be likely to attract would be very extensive and wholly contrary to the aim of maintaining the dignity of the Sovereign," the judge ruled.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, arrives for his visit to Richmond Adult Community College on June 8, 2015, in London.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, arrives for his visit to Richmond Adult Community College on June 8, 2015, in London.
12h ago

North Korea says it tested rail-launched ballistic missiles

A rail-based ballistic system reflects North Korea’s efforts to diversify its launch options, which now includes various vehicles and ground launch pads and may eventually include submarines.
This photo provided by the North Korean government shows a missile test firing launched from a train on Sept. 15, 2021 in an undisclosed location of North Korea.
This photo provided by the North Korean government shows a missile test firing launched from a train on Sept. 15, 2021 in an undisclosed location of North Korea.
15h ago

France calls killing of ISIS leader behind deaths of 4 U.S. soldiers big victory

French President Emmanuel Macron announced the death of Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi overnight.
Image: ISIS flag
Image: ISIS flag

Biden announces security pact with Australia, U.K.

The new agreement with Australia and the U.K. comes as the administration ramps up efforts to counter China's rising power.
Image: President Biden Meets Virtually With Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
Image: President Biden Meets Virtually With Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Paris terror attacks suspect says deaths were 'nothing personal'

Salah Abdeslam, who wore all black and declined to remove his mask as he spoke in a custom-built courtroom, has been silent throughout the investigation.
Image: Sketches show Paris' November 2015 attacks suspect during trial at Paris courthouse
Image: Sketches show Paris' November 2015 attacks suspect during trial at Paris courthouse
1d ago

Rival Koreas launch ballistic missile tests within hours of each other

The rival launches came two days after Pyongyang said it had tested a new cruise missile in the first weapons activity by Kim Jong Un's regime in almost six months.
Image: North Korea Missile Test
Image: North Korea Missile Test
1d ago

Blood-soaked shoreline leaves locals shaken after annual dolphin hunt in Faeroe Islands

"It's absolutely appalling to see an attack on nature of this scale," Sea Shepherd Global CEO Alex Cornelissen said.
Image: white-sided dolphin hunt
Image: white-sided dolphin hunt
2d ago

9 Hong Kong activists jailed for months over unauthorized Tiananmen vigil

Police in the Chinese territory had banned last year's memorial for the 1989 crackdown on mainland protesters, citing the coronavirus pandemic.
Pro-democracy activists outside a court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, where nine people were handed jail sentences of up to 10 months over their roles in last year's banned Tiananmen candlelight vigil. The banner reads "Peaceful assembly is a human right, mourning the victims of June 4th is a conscience." (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Pro-democracy activists outside a court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, where nine people were handed jail sentences of up to 10 months over their roles in last year's banned Tiananmen candlelight vigil. The banner reads "Peaceful assembly is a human right, mourning the victims of June 4th is a conscience." (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
2d ago

More than 1,400 dolphins killed in traditional Faeroe Islands hunt

Disturbing video shows more than 1,400 dolphins killed in a single day off the coast of the Faeroe Islands, a North Atlantic archipelago that sits between Iceland and Norway. The slaughter of Atlantic white-sided dolphins, part of the century-old traditional Grindadrap hunt, is the largest single hunt of cetaceans ever recorded and is sparking protests from environmental groups who say the hunt is cruel.
More than 1,400 dolphins killed in traditional Faeroe Islands hunt
More than 1,400 dolphins killed in traditional Faeroe Islands hunt
2d ago

Chinese court rules against woman in major #MeToo case

The plaintiff, a former TV intern who accused her boss of sexual harassment, vowed to appeal after the court said there was insufficient evidence.
Zhou Xiaoxuan
Zhou Xiaoxuan

Americans' views on global warming haven't changed. They're an outlier, survey shows.

In some countries, the number of people "very concerned" about the personal impact of climate change more than doubled. In the U.S., it's flat.
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