International Desk

Queen Elizabeth II offered advice to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on being a leader and a new mother

By Haley Ott – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the late Queen Elizabeth II gave her some of the best advice on leading a country while being a new mother. Ardern, who had a baby while in office, met the queen in 2018, while she was pregnant. “One of the things on my … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth II offered advice to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on being a leader and a new mother

King Charles III returns to London amid outpouring of grief and thanks for Queen Elizabeth II

BY TUCKER REALS & HALEY OTT – London — People in Britain and its commonwealth nations woke up on Friday with a new monarch for the first time in most of their lives. King Charles III returned to London from Scotland to meet the prime minister and address the British people for the first time as their monarch.  Buckingham … Continue reading King Charles III returns to London amid outpouring of grief and thanks for Queen Elizabeth II

King Charles III, in his first address, pledges “lifelong service” and thanks his “darling mama”

BY ALEX SUNDBY – London — King Charles III delivered his first address as king to the British people on Friday following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II. The queen was the only monarch most Britons ever knew, and her passing marked the end of an era that spanned seven decades. “I speak to you today with feelings … Continue reading King Charles III, in his first address, pledges “lifelong service” and thanks his “darling mama”

State Department Issues Statement On Attack In Israel

By Alem Senay – Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, on Thursday night issued a statement condemning the terrorist attack in Elad, Israel, which killed at least three and wounded many others.  In his statement Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said “This was a horrific attack targeting innocent men and women, and was particularly … Continue reading State Department Issues Statement On Attack In Israel

Former New Bedford Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

By Elaine Cohen – Today, former New Bedford Police officer and Union Treasurer, Joshua Fernandes, 41, of New Bedford, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud. By pleading guilty, Fernandes admitted to abusing his position as Union Treasurer by using nearly $50,000 in union funds to pay for personal expenses including vacations, family outings, … Continue reading Former New Bedford Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud