LONDON | Meghan’s father Thomas Markle appeals to her to call home

LONDON — Thomas Markle appealed to his daughter Meghan to call home, saying Monday they hadn’t spoken since her wedding to Prince Harry in May. The former actress, now known as the Duchess of Sussex, has ignored his attempts to get in touch, Thomas Markle told ITV. Markle had been scheduled to walk his daughter … Continue reading LONDON | Meghan’s father Thomas Markle appeals to her to call home

NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenyan police kill 5 after residents resist arrest attempt

NAIROBI, Kenya  — A police official says five people were killed in a village in Western Kenya after residents resisted the arrest of a suspect in domestic abuse case. Police spokesman Charles Owino said Monday that a policeman has been arrested in connection with the deaths Sunday evening in Trans-Nzoia County and said an independent … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenyan police kill 5 after residents resist arrest attempt

WASHINGTON | Senate report: Russia social media influence efforts ongoing

WASHINGTON — A report compiled by private researchers and expected to be released Monday by the Senate intelligence committee says “active and ongoing” Russian interference operations still exist on social media platforms. It says the Russian operation discovered after the 2016 presidential election was much broader than once thought. The report was compiled with data … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate report: Russia social media influence efforts ongoing

NICOSIA, Cyprus | Cyprus set for record number of tourist arrivals

NICOSIA, Cyprus— Cyprus is on course for its best tourism year in terms of arrivals after official figures showed that the number coming to the east Mediterranean island nation has surpassed 3.8 million for the first time. The Cyprus Tourism Organization said Monday that arrivals in November were up nearly 10 percent from a year … Continue reading NICOSIA, Cyprus | Cyprus set for record number of tourist arrivals

BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania leader asks for govt agenda, fearing graft amnesty

BUCHAREST, Romania— Romania’s president wants to be sent the government agenda in advance amid concerns it will pass an amnesty for people imprisoned on corruption charges. President Klaus Iohannis Monday asked Premier Viorica Dancila to send him the details 24 hours before government meetings. The move came after Social Democratic Party chief Liviu Dragnea on … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania leader asks for govt agenda, fearing graft amnesty

LOS ANGELES | Jeff Bridges to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

LOS ANGELES — Jeff Bridges may have once been considered as one of Hollywood’s most underappreciated actors, but next month’s Golden Globe Awards will showcase his life and illustrious career next month by bestowing him one of its highest honors. Bridges will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 76th annual awards ceremony on … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Jeff Bridges to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

LONDON | Megan Markle’s father appeals for her to call home

LONDON — Meghan Markle’s father has appealed to his daughter to call him, saying they hadn’t been in touch since her wedding to Prince Harry in May. Thomas Markle told ITV on Monday that he had been texting his daughter, the Duchess of Sussex, but that she hadn’t responded. Speaking from San Diego, Markle said, … Continue reading LONDON | Megan Markle’s father appeals for her to call home

Carnival Corporation Will Launch Four New Ships in 2019 – And One “Debuts” as a Float in New Year’s Day Rose Parade

MIAMI/ Dec. 17, 2018 (STL.News) Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today announced it will launch four new cruise ships in 2019 across three of its leading global brands – Carnival Cruise Line, America’s Cruise Line; Costa Cruises, the largest European cruise operator; and Princess Cruises, the world’s … Continue reading Carnival Corporation Will Launch Four New Ships in 2019 – And One “Debuts” as a Float in New Year’s Day Rose Parade