William and Harry stand vigil with cousins at queen’s coffin

Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren hold vigil Line to see queen’s coffin stretches for 11 hours World leaders start arriving in London for funeral LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Princes William and Harry stood vigil at either end of the coffin of their grandmother Queen Elizabeth on Saturday, heads bowed as a line of mourners streamed past … Read more

Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

Queen had reigned for 70 years Family had gathered at her Balmoral home Son Charles, 73, becomes king BALMORAL, Scotland, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades, died at her home in Scotland aged 96 on Thursday. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” Buckingham … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Baby lost in chaos of Afghanistan airlift found, returned to family

KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan.8 (Reuters) – A child desperately handed over to a soldier through an airport wall in the chaos of the US evacuation from Afghanistan was found and was reunited with relatives in Kabul on Saturday. The baby, Sohail Ahmadi, was just two months old when he disappeared on August 19 when thousands of … Read more

Apple becomes first company to hit $3 trillion market value, then slips

Jan.3 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) became the first company to hit a market value of $ 3 trillion on Monday, before ending the day slightly below that milestone as investors They bet that the iPhone maker will continue to launch best-sellers. products as you explore new markets such as automated cars and virtual reality. … Read more

Betty White, working actress into her 90s, dies just shy of her 100th birthday

Dec 31 (Reuters) – Comedy actress Betty White, who capped a career of more than 80 years by becoming America’s geriatric girlfriend after Emmy-winning roles in the television comedies “The Golden Girls” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show, “died Friday. , less than three weeks before his 100th birthday. The agent, Jeff Witjas, told People … Read more

‘Harry Potter’ cast recalls first kisses, horrible haircuts in reunion special

LOS ANGELES, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Daniel Radcliffe recalls embarrassing haircuts, Emma Watson found meeting her “Harry Potter” co-stars “an unexpected joy” and director Christopher Columbus recalls movie sets as “the best playground”. in the world.” Many cast members from the “Harry Potter” film franchise came together for a 20th anniversary television special, called “Return … Read more

Thousands of flights canceled globally as Omicron mars Christmas weekend

NEW YORK, Dec 24 (Reuters) – Commercial airlines around the world canceled more than 4,500 flights over the Christmas weekend as a growing wave of COVID-19 infections fueled by the Omicron variant created further uncertainty and misery for vacation travelers. Airlines globally ruled out at least 2,401 flights on Friday, which fell on Christmas Eve … Read more

On Santa tracking call, Biden is told ‘Let’s go Brandon’ – and says he agrees

Dec 24 (Reuters) – A vulgar anti-Biden catchphrase caused an awkward moment Friday during President Joe Biden’s phone calls with children tracking Santa’s flight when a parent said, “Come on, Brandon.” The chorus, a polished version of “Fuck Joe Biden,” has been an internet sensation since a television reporter told race car driver Brandon Brown … Read more

Hong Kong university dismantles, removes Tiananmen statue

HONG KONG, Dec 23 (Reuters) – A major Hong Kong university dismantled and removed a statue from its campus that for more than two decades has commemorated pro-democracy protesters killed during China’s crackdown on Tiananmen Square. in 1989. The artwork, of anguished human torsos, is one of the few remaining public monuments in the former … Read more

New U.S. push for vaccines, boosters to stem ‘raging’ Omicron

WASHINGTON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – US health officials on Sunday urged Americans to get booster shots, wear masks and be careful when traveling during winter break as the Omicron variant swept across the country. world and was ready to take control as the dominant one. strain in the United States. The government is preparing for … Read more