Prince Andrew accuser speaks out: ‘This is a story of being trafficked’

This is the interview Buckingham Palace has been dreading: Virginia Roberts Giuffre speaking out about Prince Andrew, in her first TV interview with British media on Monday. Interested in Royal Family? “I’d just been abused by a member of the royal family,” she told BBC’s “Panorama.” “These powerful people were my chains.” Giuffre alleges financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey

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Russia says US diplomats approached missile test site, location of radioactive blast

Russia’s foreign ministry on Thursday said three American diplomats who were briefly detained in northern Russia had approached a closed military test site where a radioactive blast occurred in August. The U.S. diplomats were reported on Wednesday to have been stopped and removed from a train travelling between the closed port city of Severodvinsk and Nenoksa, a village next to

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Egypt unveils 3,500-year-old industrial district on west bank of the Nile

Egypt, as part of a larger effort to ramp up tourism, has unveiled a 3,500-year-old industrial area, a first-of-its-kind collection of artifacts, on the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor. Interested in Egypt? The discovery in the Western Valley, also known as the Valley of the Monkeys, dates to the the New Kingdom’s 18th Dynasty, approximately 1543–1292 B.C.,

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Organization hunting down hundreds of thousands of runaway salmon from breeding farms

Fish hunters in Norway are trying to round up as many of the hundreds of thousands of salmon that have escaped breeding facilities this year as they can, and an organization is spending a pretty penny toward those efforts. Interested in Animals? Nearly 300,000 runaway salmon have left the farms and filtered into Norwegian rivers, according to OURO, the country’s

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Chinese military runs intimidating simulation drills across from Hong Kong

It was like any other Saturday evening on the promenade outside the large stadium in Shenzhen, a large Chinese city on the bay that forms the northwestern border of Hong Kong. Interested in China? The throbbing bass of Chinese dance music blasted from portable loudspeakers as competing groups of mostly middle-aged square dancers, commonly found after sunset in most Chinese

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New painting shows what Anne Frank would have looked like on her 90th birthday

A new painting of Anne Frank that utilized computer ageing technology to show what she would look like today has gone on auction in London to commemorate what would have been her 90th birthday. Online bidding for the painting, “Reflection,” by the Scottish artist Fiona Graham-Mackay, has ended at $5,100, with bidding set to resume at a Gala auction held

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