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Queen of England Hiring New Chef

Queen of England Hiring New ChefTOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The queen of England is looking for a new sous chef for Buckingham Palace. In an ad posted on the Royal Household’s job site, the chef is required to have a catering certification and work 45 hours a week...

North Korea Lists Requirements Before Talks Can Occur

North Korea Lists Requirements Before Talks Can OccuriStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- North Korea's top military body issued a list of conditions necessary before any talks will take place with the United States or South Korea.Among the conditions are the lifting of United Nations sanctions, the cal...

Death of Lu Lingzi in Boston Marathon Bombing Shattered Parents Dreams

Death of Lu Lingzi in Boston Marathon Bombing Shattered Parents DreamsCourtesy Darson Li(BOSTON) -- Boston University graduate student Lu Lingzi, the third victim to die in the Boston Marathon bombings, was the embodiment of her parents' highest hopes, a daughter born under China's one-child policy.The ambitious 23-year-...

Teen London Marathoner Starts Boston Twitter Campaign

Teen London Marathoner Starts Boston Twitter CampaignPeter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)(LONDON) -- Despite the bombing at Monday’s running of the Boston Marathon, leaving three dead and more than 170 injured, the London Marathon will proceed as scheduled Sunday.Londoner Amelie Hunton, 18, will be parti...

Notorious French Criminal Escapes from Prison

Notorious French Criminal Escapes from PrisonKevin Horan/Stone(LILLE, France) -- French police are searching for a notorious armed robber who escaped from prison on Saturday morning.According to BBC News, Redoine Faid used dynamite and took four prison guards hostage before breaking out of Sequed...

Lion Air Jet Crashes into Sea In Bali

Lion Air Jet Crashes into Sea In Bali iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BALI, Indonesia) -- An airplane that crashed into the sea Saturday morning of the Indonesian island of Bali snapped into two pieces from the impact.The plane was carrying over 100 passengers and at least seven crew members, all ...

Russia Bans Former Bush Administration Officials

Russia Bans Former Bush Administration Officials ThinkStock(MOSCOW) -- Russia slapped sanctions on a pair of former top Bush administration officials, two former commanders of the Guantanamo Bay detention center and 14 other Americans in retaliation for a set of human rights sanctions the Obama admi...

Alaskan Fort Is Last Defense Against Possible North Korea Nuke

Alaskan Fort Is Last Defense Against Possible North Korea NukeRalph Scott/MDA Public Affairs(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) -- In the remote Alaskan wilderness, some 3,800 miles from Pyongyang, North Korea, the United States' last line of defense against a nuclear warhead from North Korea or Iran stands ready to attack.Fort ...

French President Will Receive New Camel to Replace One Eaten

French President Will Receive New Camel to Replace One EatenPHILIPPE WOJAZER/AFP/Getty Images(TIMBUKTU, Mali) -- The president of France will soon get a “bigger and better-looking” camel after an apparent misunderstanding led to a West African family eating a camel that was originally given to him a...

White House Responds to North Korean Threats

White House Responds to North Korean ThreatsEd Jones/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- One day after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned that the time had come to "settle accounts with the U.S.," the White House responded, calling Kim's comments "unconstructive.""We've seen reports of a new and...

Nelson Mandela Breathing Without Difficulty

Nelson Mandela Breathing Without DifficultyLeon Neal/AFP/Getty Images(JOHANNESBURG) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela is now able to "breathe without difficulty" while receiving treatment for a recurring lung infection, a spokesman for South Africa's president said Saturday.Mande...

Camera Found off Taiwanese Coast, Six Years Later

Camera Found off Taiwanese Coast, Six Years LaterABC News(NEW YORK) -- After 2,000 days at sea, a camera dating from 2007 was found on the other side of the world, and with it, memories Lindsay Scallen thought she would have trouble reliving without her photos.“I am absolutely astounded, blown ...

Colombian Company Selling Bulletproof Backpacks

Colombian Company Selling Bulletproof BackpacksABC News(AURORA, Colo.) -- It was an ordinary school day for Demitric Boykin and his 4-year-old daughter, Jaliyah.Ordinary, except for her brand-new backpack.Despite the girly pink fabric and pretty fairies that adorned it, Jaliyah's backpack offered m...

Albrecht Muth’s Refusal to Eat Delays Murder Trial

Albrecht Muth’s Refusal to Eat Delays Murder TrialMarvin Joseph/The Washington Post(WASHINGTON) -- A bizarre murder case involving a German expatriate who claims to be an Iraqi general and the death of his 91-year-old wife is now further complicated by the fact that the defendant is refusing to eat.Al...

Shark Attack in South Africa Causes Honeymoon Scare

Shark Attack in South Africa Causes Honeymoon ScareComstock/Thinkstock(GANSBAAI, South Africa) -- A close encounter with a great white shark nearly ended a couple's honeymoon -- literally -- for one man in South Africa.The man, identified only as “Roger” in a video posted on YouTube, was di...

U.S. and Afghanistan Reach Agreement on Control of Bagram Prison

U.S. and Afghanistan Reach Agreement on Control of Bagram PrisonKevin Horan/Stone(WASHINGTON) -- After negotiations and delays, the International Security Assistance Force has turned control of Bagram detention facility to the Afghan government.The prison was a main topic of conversation when Secretary of Defense C...

Former Pakistani Leader Musharraf Begins Political Comeback

Former Pakistani Leader Musharraf Begins Political ComebackPhoto by Riccardo S. Savi/WireImage(KARACHI, Pakistan) -- After four years in exile, former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf arrived in Karachi on Sunday to mount a political comeback despite persistent death threats from the Taliban.Musharraf, onc...

Kate Middleton Look-Alike Recreates Pregnancy ‘to Be Authentic’

Kate Middleton Look-Alike Recreates Pregnancy ‘to Be Authentic’Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Heidi Agan makes her living as a Kate Middleton impersonator, so as Middleton’s belly grows during pregnancy, so must Agan’s.Agan, of Northamptonshire, England, reportedly bought a number of belly prosthet...

Russian Tycoon Found Dead in UK Home

Russian Tycoon Found Dead in UK HomeSimon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Russian businessman Boris Berezovsky was found dead in his home outside of London on Saturday morning.The 67-year-old tycoon was a wanted man in Russia and an opponent of Russian President Vladimir Put...

Pope Francis Visits, Dines with Pope Emeritus Benedict

Pope Francis Visits, Dines with Pope Emeritus BenedictPhoto by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) -- A historic meeting took place Saturday morning when Pope Francis met for lunch with the Pope Emeritus Benedict.Pope Francis took a helicopter to meet with the former pope at Castel Gandolfo for a ...

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