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August 26, 2017 2:13 AM Princess Diana Still Rules Buckingham Palace

20 years after her death, Princess Diana dictates the royal agenda far more effectively than she ever did in life—with the dedicated support of her sons Princes William and Harry. There is little doubt that Princess Diana, had she lived, would have done everything in her power to see the Crown skip a generation, and come to rest next on her son William’s 89

August 25, 2017 5:05 AM Prince Harry to propose in December?

Prince Harry could be set to propose to Meghan Markle this December as it won't outshine any other royal dates, according to former royal chef Darren McGrady. The 32-year-old royal has been in a relationship with the 'Suits' actress since last year, and although some insiders thought an engagement would come earlier this month when the star celebrated 84

August 24, 2017 5:46 PM Qatar Restores Full Relations With Iran, Deepening Gulf Feud

Sheikh Abdullah, who lives in London and comes from a wing of the ruling family that was ousted in a 1972 coup, posed for pictures with King Salman at his lavish coastal palace outside Tangiers. (Estimates of the cost of the king’s holiday run as high as $100 million — expensive even for a monarch who typically travels with an entourage of 1,000 or more.) Although 60

August 24, 2017 10:09 AM Qatar restores diplomatic ties with Iran amid Gulf crisis

Qatar has restored full diplomatic relations with Iran in defiance of four other Arab nations who have demanded it curb ties with the Islamic Republic. The emirate recalled its ambassador in 2016 when Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran were attacked after Saudi Arabia executed a leading Shia Muslim cleric. But Qatar now wants to strengthen bilateral relations 59

August 23, 2017 10:15 AM Prince Harry says Charles "was there for us" after Diana's death

LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry defended the way his father, Prince Charles, cared for him and his brother as they grieved for their mother, Princess Diana, in a documentary previewed by the BBC on Wednesday. "Diana, 7 days" recounts the events following Diana's death 20 years ago. She was killed with her lover Dodi al-Fayed when their 74

August 22, 2017 4:51 AM Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN - As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize. Joseph Fleming, 43, went down on one knee in the darkness near the harbor in Charleston, South Carolina, and asked Nicole Durham to marry 99

August 21, 2017 10:52 PM The Latest: Flight gives passengers a closer look at eclipse

Scientists, journalists and contest winners were among about 100 people who enjoyed a closer look at the eclipse, thanks to a special eclipse-chasing charter flight by Alaska Airlines. The jet flew for nearly three hours over the Pacific Ocean to intercept the eclipse, allowing passengers to watch full blockage of the sun from their seats 115

August 20, 2017 10:02 PM Solar eclipse transforms tiny Oregon town into red hot tourist destination

Madras, pop. 7,000 — dubbed 'Eclipseville' — expects close to 100,000 solar-eclipse visitors On a large map mounted on a barn wall, hundreds of visitors are pushing pins to mark their hometowns. The pins cover the globe, literally from Botswana to Barrie, Ont., which is where Marc Francis sticks his red pin. "I've been studying astronomy for a number 200

August 20, 2017 1:01 PM What Happens to Your Eyes If You Look Directly at the Sun During a Solar Eclipse?

For the first time in U.S. history, a solar eclipse will travel exclusively across America, enabling millions of people to view the moon block out the sun on Aug. 21. But those who watch this rare celestial event need to take precautions, because staring right at the sun can quickly harm your eyes. The path of totality, which is about 70 miles wide, is viewable 78

August 20, 2017 11:17 AM A total eclipse of the States

Americans are gearing up for a coast-to-coast total eclipse that can be seen within driving range of 200 million people. During the American eclipse of 1854, photography was in its infancy. Back then, William and Frederick Langenheim were among the small number of shutterbugs who captured the event on sheets of silver-plated copper, known as daguerreotypes 111