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  • China Nov 4, 2019

    Vietnam Arrests 8 More in Britain Trucks Deaths

    Police in Vietnam have arrested eight more suspects in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals found dead inside a refrigerated truck container in southeastern England. Police said the eight were arrested Sunday on charges of organizing people smuggling overseas as the sprawling international investigation into what appears to be a people-smuggling tragedy continues. They did not give any...

  • HBO Oct 30, 2019

    HBO Orders 10 Episodes of ‘Game of Thrones' Prequel

    HBO is green-lighting a new “Game of Thrones” prequel after reportedly canceling another that starred Naomi Watts. The cable channel said Tuesday that it’s given a 10-episode order to “House of the Dragon,” set 300 years before the original series that ended its eight-season run in May. The prequel is based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” HBO said....

  • HBO Oct 30, 2019

    HBO Orders 10 Episodes of ‘Game of Thrones' Prequel

    HBO is green-lighting a new “Game of Thrones” prequel after reportedly canceling another that starred Naomi Watts. The cable channel said Tuesday that it’s given a 10-episode order to “House of the Dragon,” set 300 years before the original series that ended its eight-season run in May. The prequel is based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” HBO said....

  • HBO Oct 30, 2019

    HBO Orders 10 Episodes of ‘Game of Thrones' Prequel

    HBO is green-lighting a new “Game of Thrones” prequel after reportedly canceling another that starred Naomi Watts. The cable channel said Tuesday that it’s given a 10-episode order to “House of the Dragon,” set 300 years before the original series that ended its eight-season run in May. The prequel is based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” HBO said....

  • driver Oct 27, 2019

    UK Police Free 3 Suspects on Bail in Truck Deaths Case

    British police released three people on bail Sunday after questioning them in the deaths of 39 people found hidden in a shipping container in southeastern England. A 38-year-old man, a 38-year-old woman — both from the northern English town of Warrington— and a 46-year-old man from Northern Ireland were questioned on suspicion of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people. The...

  • United Kingdom Oct 23, 2019

    39 People Found Dead in Truck Container in Southeast England

    Authorities found 39 people dead in a truck in an industrial park in England on Wednesday and arrested the driver on suspicion of murder in one of Britain’s worst human-smuggling tragedies. Police were reconstructing the final journey of the victims as they tried to piece together where they were from and how they came to be in England. “To put...

  • United Kingdom Oct 13, 2019

    Brexit Divorce Talks Between UK and EU Go Down to the Wire

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was to brief his Cabinet Sunday on the progress of last-minute Brexit talks with the European Union, amid signs of progress but also deep-seated skepticism about the chances of a deal. Britain is due to leave the 28-nation bloc on Oct. 31, and attempts to find a deal have foundered over plans for keeping an...

  • European Union Oct 12, 2019

    Brexit Negotiators Set to Work Through the Weekend

    British and European Union negotiators plan to work through the weekend to see if they can agree a Brexit deal in time for next week’s summit of EU leaders. The EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, approved an intensification of the discussions after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart, Leo Varadkar, said they could see a “pathway” forward...

  • Apr 5, 2010

    That's a Lot of iPads

    Apple sold 300,000 iPads on Saturday, the first day it was available.

  • chief Oct 3, 2019

    Boris Johnson Presents New Brexit Plan To UK Parliament

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought Thursday to build a coalition in the House of Commons to support his fresh Brexit approach _ even as European leaders offered a guarded welcome to the measure. Johnson pitched his message to lawmakers whose constituencies voted to leave the European Union in the 2016 referendum. The prime minister argued that changes to proposed...

  • social media May 27, 2015

    Child Prank Calls 911 With “Deez Nuts,” Apologizes with Handwritten Note

    A sixth grade student in Savannah, Georgia has apologized to police after he prank called a 911 call center and said “Deez Nuts!”

  • Eric Hinton Sep 20, 2019

    A Stitch in Time: Tapestry Immortalizes ‘Game of Thrones'

    Famously, Arya Stark always preferred her sword Needle to needlework. Still, even she would be impressed with the giant tapestry now on show in France that recounts the plot of “Game of Thrones” in glorious and, of course, gory and salacious detail.

  • Europe Aug 31, 2019

    Crowds Gather in UK Cities to Protest Johnson's Brexit Plans

    Crowds are gathering in London and other major British cities to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament for part of the period before the Brexit deadline in two months. Several thousand protesters gathered near Johnson’s residence at 10 Downing Street in central London, while others protested in in Belfast, York and others cities to show determination to block...

  • United Kingdom Jul 21, 2019

    Lowry Wins British Open in Celebrated Return to Emerald Isle

    The outcome was never in doubt to just about everyone but Shane Lowry. A year ago, he sat in the parking lot at Carnoustie and cried after missing the cut in the British Open for the fourth straight year. Even with a four-shot lead Sunday at Royal Portrush, in a raging wind and pouring rain, Lowry kept telling his caddie...

  • Donald Trump Jun 6, 2019

    Trump Tells D-Day Veterans They're Among Greatest Americans

    On a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach, President Donald Trump on Thursday lauded the heroism of American and Allied service members who participated in the D-Day invasion, saying they “they came wave after wave without question, without hesitation and without complaint.” Trump joined other world leaders at Normandy American Cemetery in France to honor those who died and participated in the...

  • NBC May 29, 2019

    Kit Harington Checks Into Treatment Center to Work on ‘Personal Issues'

    Kit Harington is putting his health first. The 32-year-old “Game of Thrones” star has checked into a wellness retreat. “Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an opportunity to spend some time at a wellness retreat to work on some personal issues,” his rep tells E! News.

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