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Report: Pilot saw flash just before Alaska midair collision

May. 22, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A pilot saw a flash on his left side just before his plane collided with another plane in Alaska, killing six people, according to a preliminary accident report released Wednesday. The two planes carrying Alaska cruise ship passengers were returning from a flightseeing tour of...

Amid Iran tensions, a look at Mideast's powers and proxies

May. 20, 2019 8:58 PM EDT

As long-simmering tensions heat up between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a look at the various countries or players involved, and what could happen: UNITED STATES The U.S. has tens of thousands of troops scattered across military bases in the Middle East. It recently sent the USS Abraham Lincoln...

Queen Elizabeth II attends yet another wedding at Windsor

May. 18, 2019 8:24 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II and other royal family members have gathered at St George's chapel in Windsor for the wedding of the daughter of the monarch's first cousin. Lady Gabriella Windsor's marriage to Thomas Kingston Saturday marked the third royal wedding at the 15th-century venue in less than a...

No home birth: Harry and Meghan's Archie born in a hospital

May. 17, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The birth certificate for the son of Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, reveals that Archie was born in a private hospital in London. The certificate filed Friday makes clear that Meghan did not give birth to the child in the couple's Frogmore Cottage home, as had been rumored....

Prince Harry accepts apology for intrusive images

May. 16, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry settled privacy and data protection claims Thursday against a news agency that hovered over his home in a helicopter and took photos directly into his living room and bedroom. Harry accepted substantial damages and an apology from Splash News and Picture Agency. The figure was...

Coast Guard: 2 more bodies found after Alaska planes crash

May. 15, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The bodies of two more people have been found after small sightseeing planes crashed in Alaska, the Coast Guard says. Coast Guard Lt. Brian Dykens said six people have died in the collision Monday afternoon near Ketchikan, a popular destination for cruise ships in Alaska. Dykens...

BBC DJ fired after royal baby tweet with chimpanzee picture

May. 9, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A BBC radio broadcaster was fired Thursday for using a picture of a chimpanzee in a tweet about the royal baby born to Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry. Danny Baker, who had a weekly show on BBC Radio 5 Live, tweeted Thursday that he has been fired after posting an...

Clooney hopes media will be 'kinder' to Meghan the mom

May. 8, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney is hoping the media will be gentler to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy. "I think people should be a little kinder. She's a young woman who just had a baby, you know?" Clooney told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Clooney is a good friend...

Hello, Archie! Meghan and Harry name son Archie Harrison

May. 8, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Tired but beaming, new parents Meghan and Prince Harry presented their 2-day-old son to the world as he slumbered Wednesday and also revealed his name: Archie. The royal couple, known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex since their marriage not quite a year ago, said the full name of the child...

The Latest: Meghan, Harry name baby son Archie Harrison

May. 8, 2019 12:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the royal baby (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prince Harry and Meghan have named their son Archie. Buckingham Palace says that the baby's full name is Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The palace made the announcement hours after the couple posed with the two-day-old for the...