Latest Sophie Rhys-Jones News

Correction: WHO Travel story

May. 21, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — In a story May 20 about travel spending at the World Health Organization, The Associated Press reported erroneously that information about the organization's travel spending was obtained from internal documents. The information was made publicly available on WHO's website on May 9. A...

Review: Expect the unexpected in 'The Never Game'

May. 20, 2019 9:07 AM EDT

"The Never Game" (Putnam), by Jeffery Deaver In Jeffery Deaver's "The Never Game," Sophie doesn't fit the profile of a runaway, and her father believes she's been abducted. He offers a $10,000 reward for her whereabouts, and that reward gets Colter Shaw to look into the case. He constantly calculates the odds of...

UK tabloid talk show canceled after death of guest

May. 15, 2019 11:15 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British broadcaster ITV on Wednesday canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording. The case has renewed debate about the ethics of tabloid television, and sparked a parliamentary inquiry into the regulation...

Holocaust survivor, former soldier have emotional meeting

May. 13, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Holocaust survivor welcomed a U.S. Army veteran to her suburban Detroit home on Monday and thanked him for taking part in the 1945 liberation of the German concentration camp where she was being held. Sophie Tajch Klisman greeted Doug Harvey with a hug and thanked the...

For Harris, memories of a warrior mother guide her campaign

May. 11, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Speaking from the Senate floor for the first time, Kamala Harris expressed gratitude for a woman on whose shoulders she said she stood. In her autobiography, Harris interspersed the well-worn details of her resume with an extended ode to the one she calls "the reason for everything." And...

'Game of Thrones' is a family affair for Priyanka Chopra

May. 10, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Priyanka Chopra finds watching "Game of Thrones" a family affair. Not just because of the huge gatherings she often joins to watch each episode, but because her sister-in-law, Sophie Turner, is "so amazing." "I'm married to a 'Game of Thrones' family, I guess," Chopra said. Turner, who...

Louis Vuitton show transports guests without flight at JFK

May. 9, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Louis Vuitton's cruise show transported guests back in time as it showcased flashy 1980s-inspired outfits in a decidedly retro venue: the spacey, once-abandoned TWA terminal at JFK Airport. The white concrete and glass structure, with its smooth curves invoking an aircraft from the future,...

Scientists liken Anglo-Saxon burial site to King Tut's tomb

May. 9, 2019 1:00 PM EDT

SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, England (AP) — An underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers appears to be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, archaeologists say, calling it the Anglo-Saxon equivalent of King Tutankhamun's tomb. The chamber, uncovered between a road and...

South Africa votes with corruption, jobs as big issues

May. 8, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans voted Wednesday in presidential and parliamentary elections, with signs of a relatively low turnout and voters saying they were disillusioned by widespread corruption and unemployment. Despite the demise of apartheid 25 years ago, South Africa remains divided by economic...

North Carolina steps toward changing sexual assault laws

May. 5, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sophie Capshaw-Mack said she was 19 years old in May 2015 when she was raped - but North Carolina laws didn't see her as a victim. She drank too much and accepted a ride home from a fellow college student. But, instead of driving her home, he drove her to his place, where she passed...