Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Associated Press October 19, 2018 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi state-run media is reporting that prosecutors in the kingdom believe Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in a quarrel.State media also quotes prosecutors as saying 18 Saudi nationals are being held on suspicion of being involved in the Washington Post columnist’s death.Saudi state TV and the state-run Saudi Press Agency carried the statement early Saturday morning. Advertisement The agency also said “the kingdom expresses its deep regret” over the slaying. Related Trump says he believes Khashoggi is dead, citing intelligence reports Loading comments... … [Read more...] about Saudis acknowledge Jamal Khashoggi died in consulate
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Sonia Perez D. and Mark Stevenson Associated Press October 19, 2018 TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Central Americans traveling in a mass caravan broke through a Guatemalan border fence and streamed by the thousands toward Mexican territory Friday, defying Mexican authorities’ entreaties for an orderly migration and U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats of retaliation.Arriving on the Mexican side of a border bridge, they were met by a phalanx of police with riot shields. About 50 managed to push their way through before officers unleashed pepper spray and the rest retreated.The gates were closed again, and a federal police officer used a loudspeaker to address the masses, saying, ‘‘We need you to stop the aggression.’’ Advertisement Waving Honduran flags and carrying umbrellas to protect against the sun, the migrants … [Read more...] about Migrants break through fence at Guatemala border
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have been greeted by large crowds throughout the first few days of their visit to Australia. Thousands of people thronged Sydney's harbor on Tuesday October 16 to catch a glimpse of the couple on their first public appearance since the announcement they are expecting a child.The news emerged shortly after they landed in Australia for their first overseas tour, a busy trip which will also take in New Zealand and the South Pacific islands of Tonga and Fiji.Excitement over news of the baby was almost matched by a frenzy over Meghan's outfit. She wore a white cocktail dress by Australian designer Karen Gee underneath a beige trench coat that revealed just a hint of a baby bump. The $1,280 dress, dubbed "Blessed Dress", was an instant hit, with demand crashing the designer's website a number of times throughout the day.Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, the Queen's representative in Australia, presented the couple with their first baby gifts, a … [Read more...] about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Tour of Australia in Pictures
Governments all over the world are facing the same problem: how to adapt to rapid technological advancements shaking up the way we live and work. According to The World Economic Forum (WEF), this change even has a name—the Fourth Industrial Revolution.Also known as Industry 4.0, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will see technology burrow further into our society—and even into our own bodies. The WEF says “genome editing, new forms of machine intelligence, breakthrough materials and approaches to governance that rely on cryptographic methods such as the blockchain” are harbingers to this new era.Apparently, it’s already happening—but not everywhere. While some countries are only just getting proper sanitation and mobile phones, trappings of the second and third Industrial Revolutions, small enclaves are experiencing a brave new world of biohacking and bitcoin.So why does this matter? In a new report, the WEF says the Fourth Industrial Revolution will … [Read more...] about Is America Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
Following weeks of baby bump speculation, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have finally confirmed they’re expecting their first child together. Due in the spring of 2019, the newborn will be seventh in line to the throne.The couple, who are currently touring Australia as part of their royal duties, have yet to announce many details, but bets are already being placed on potential names—the upmarket bookmakers Fitzdares seem to think that it is most likely to be Alexander for a boy and Alice for a girl.The fever surrounding the announcement is not surprising, given the couple’s enormous popularity. But on top of that, the public has been scoping Harry’s potential as a great dad for years, given his seemingly brilliant rapport with children.The 34-year-old prince has often been photographed with kids as part of his royal duties and charity work, and unlike many awkward politician’s attempts at photo-ops with children, Harry has always seemed completely at … [Read more...] about Prince Harry to Be a Father: 50 Photos That Illustrate His Natural Rapport With Children