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Italian Prosecutor to Appeal Decision to Recognize Gay Marriage

Italian Prosecutor to Appeal Decision to Recognize Gay Marriage

Kuzma/Thinkstock(ROME) — An Italian court decision to recognize the marriage of a gay couple who wed in New York will be now challenged.Earlier this week, a judge in the Tuscan city of Grosseto ordered the city council to legally recognize the union o…

Kate Middleton Beats Prince William in Sailing Race

Kate Middleton Beats Prince William in Sailing Race

Samir Hussein/WireImage(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) — Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton threw all pretenses of a dainty royal aside when she took to the high seas Friday in a battle royale against her husband, Prince William.Dressed casually in skinny je…

Australian PM Expresses Confidence Pings Coming from Flight 370

Australian PM Expresses Confidence Pings Coming from Flight 370

David Hardenberg/Getty Images(PERTH, Australia) — On the 34th day since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished with 239 people on board, Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday that authorities are confident searchers have picked up sounds …

Putin Wants Europe to Help Ukraine Pay Natural Gas Bill

Putin Wants Europe to Help Ukraine Pay Natural Gas Bill

Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — Russian President Vladimir Putin wants Europe to help Ukraine pay its natural gas bill to Moscow if the continent wants to keep receiving the fossil fuel.As of Thursday, Russia claims the Ukraine’s total …

Is Someone Stealing Some of the World’s Deadliest Snakes?

Is Someone Stealing Some of the World’s Deadliest Snakes?

ABC News(NEW YORK) — One of the deadliest snakes in the world rules a speck of land off the coast of Brazil. So many venomous Golden Lancehead pit vipers live there that it has been dubbed “Snake Island.”The island’s lush, green terr…

New ‘Possible Signal’ Detected in Search for Flight 370

New ‘Possible Signal’ Detected in Search for Flight 370

(PERTH, Australia) — Another “possible signal” has been detected in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board.In a statement Thursday, retired Australia Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston s…

Oscar Pistorius’ Version of Shooting ‘So Improbable,’ Prosecutor Says

Oscar Pistorius’ Version of Shooting ‘So Improbable,’ Prosecutor Says

Daniel Born/Foto24/The Times – Pool/Getty Images(PRETORIA, South Africa) — The prosecutor grilling Oscar Pistorius scoffed Thursday at his explanations for what happened the night he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, saying it was “so improbable” tha…

Kate Middleton, Prince George Shine Down Under

Kate Middleton, Prince George Shine Down Under

Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — The Royals’ tour of New Zealand has been a trip of diplomacy and, not surprisingly, fashion hits.Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, attended her first state dinner of the tour overnight …

Ukraine Issues Ultimatum to Pro-Russian Separatists

Ukraine Issues Ultimatum to Pro-Russian Separatists

metrokom/Thinkstock(KIEV, Ukraine) — The Ukrainian government is preparing to get tough with pro-Russian separatists occupying buildings in the eastern cities of Donetsk and Luhansk.Ukrainian acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Wednesday that a…

Royal Couple Makes Statement Down Under

Royal Couple Makes Statement Down Under

Chris Jackson/Getty Images(BLENHEIM, New Zealand) — With the sun finally peeking out of overcast skies, this tiny town of 28,000 residents will host the royal couple’s first walkabout. Children and adults have been lining up since early Thursday…

Top US Official: US Has Low Expectations for Russia and Ukraine Talks

Top US Official: US Has Low Expectations for Russia and Ukraine Talks

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland said the United States doesn’t have “high expectations” for upcoming talks between leaders from the U.S. and European Unio…

Death, Mayhem in Central African Republic as UN Plans Next Move

Death, Mayhem in Central African Republic as UN Plans Next Move

MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — What has been unleashed here in the Central African Republic is terrifying.Since December, about 4 million people have made war on each other across religious lines, Muslims attacking …

Prince George’s First Royal Playdate

Prince George’s First Royal Playdate

James Whatling-Pool/Getty Images(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Prince George crawled and played his way to a series of firsts Wednesday, his first major royal engagement on his first overseas trip with his parents, Prince William and Kate Middleton, in N…

Pope Stops for Cross Made from Migrant Shipwrecks

Pope Stops for Cross Made from Migrant Shipwrecks

Franco Origlia/Getty Images(ROME) — Pope Francis stopped his open popemobile Wednesday as he entered St. Peter’s square to bless a large cross built from bits of wooden boats that shipwrecked while carrying migrants off the Italian island of Lam…

Search for MH370: New Underwater Signals Detected

Search for MH370: New Underwater Signals Detected

(PERTH, Australia) — Australian officials say new signals have been detected in the southern Indian Ocean, consistent with the pings of a plane’s black box. Officials believe that the pings could be connected to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, w…

Prosecutor Grills Oscar Pistorius: ‘You Killed Reeva Steenkamp’

Prosecutor Grills Oscar Pistorius: ‘You Killed Reeva Steenkamp’

DEAAN VIVIER/AFP/Getty Images(PRETORIA, South Africa) — Oscar Pistorius testified Wednesday that he didn’t “purposefully” fire his gun four times killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp — that the gunfire was an accident.Pistorius’ statement came duri…

US Navy Captain ‘Shocked’ to Hear Pinger Signals

US Navy Captain ‘Shocked’ to Hear Pinger Signals

Australian Government(PERTH, Australia) — U.S. Navy Captain Mark Matthews is an engineer by training, not prone to outbursts of emotion. And while he’s still cautious, he’s feeling a bit like he just won the lottery on Wednesday.
“It…

Malaysian Airlines Search Destined to Be Most Costly Ever

Malaysian Airlines Search Destined to Be Most Costly Ever

Nick Perry – Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The search for the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is already on track to becoming the most expensive operation of its kind in aviation history, according to The New York Times.There is speculation t…

US, NATO Again Warn Russia to Stay Out of Ukraine

US, NATO Again Warn Russia to Stay Out of Ukraine

metrokom/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — World powers united against further Russian intervention in Ukraine delivered more rebukes against Moscow Tuesday as pro-Russian protests continued in eastern Ukrainian cities.Testifying before the Senate Foreign Rela…

Kerry Blames Israel for Breakdown of Peace Talks

Kerry Blames Israel for Breakdown of Peace Talks

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State John Kerry put the blame for the collapsed Middle East peace talks on Israel during testimony Tuesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.Kerry, who has been in constant contact with …

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