Royalty

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves after opening The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries at Westminster Abbey in London, Friday, June 8, 2018. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries will open to the public on June 11. The new galleries are set more than 16 metres above the Abbey's floor in the medieval Triforium, an area that has never been open to the public before. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, Pool)
June 08, 2018 - 11:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II had successful eye surgery to treat a cataract last month. The palace made the announcement Friday after the queen was seen wearing sunglasses at a number of recent public engagements. It was not announced at the time of the procedure. The 92-...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018, file photo, Japan's Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko watch as Prince Hisahito participates in a sports event at a primary school affiliated with Ochanomizu University in Tokyo. Prince Akishino, the second son of Japan's Emperor Akihito, and his wife, Princess Kiko, are visiting Hawaii for the first time. The Japanese royal couple is on Oahu from June 4 to June 8, 2018, as part of a yearlong celebration for the 150th anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants arriving in Hawaii. They will visit the National Cemetery of the Pacific in Punchbowl and the Ehime Maru Memorial on Monday, which commemorates Japanese lives lost when a U.S. submarine collided with a Japanese ship, and attend dinner with Gov. David Ige. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool, File)
June 04, 2018 - 10:15 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Prince Akishino, the second son of Japan's Emperor Akihito, and his wife, Princess Kiko, are making their first official visit together to the U.S. The Japanese royal couple is in Hawaii this week as part of a yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first Japanese...
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June 02, 2018 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Thomas J. Mace-Archer-Mills, Esq., knew more about the royal wedding than the millions who listened to his global TV commentary outside Windsor Castle — delivered in a posh British accent. It turns out he's a mere Italian-American mortal — from upstate New York. Tommy Muscatello...
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Britain's Prince Charles, left, shakes hands with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
May 30, 2018 - 11:55 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles has arrived for his annual visit to Romania, a place where he charges his batteries and also promotes skills and training in rural Transylvania. He met Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday and later met Prime Minister Viorica Dancila in...
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Serena Williams of the U.S., right, shakes hands with Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic after their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 29, 2018 - 2:15 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 8 p.m. That story that made the rounds about Serena Williams playing beer pong as part of the royal wedding festivities? "Not even remotely true," Williams says. The tennis star adds: "I...
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FILE - In this Thursday Jan. 18, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prince William joins military veterans now working for the National Health Service, as he visits Evelina London Children's Hospital in London. Kensington Palace says Prince William will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories at the end of June 2018, the first British royal to make an official visit there. (Daniel Leal Olivas/Pool via AP)
May 24, 2018 - 7:10 pm
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says Prince William will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories at the end of June — the first British royal to make an official visit there. The prince will begin his June 24-28 trip in Amman, Jordan, then travel to Jerash in Jordan; Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in...
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FILE- In this April 9, 2018 file photo, Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is welcomed by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe in Paris, France. As of Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at least 10 Saudi women's rights activists -- seven women and three men -- are being interrogated and held without access to a lawyer in Saudi Arabia, according to people familiar with the arrests last week. The arrests cast a pall over recent social openings being pushed by the crown prince, including a historic decision to lift the world's only ban on women driving on June 24. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
May 22, 2018 - 2:10 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is holding and interrogating at least 10 women's rights activists — seven women and three men — without any access to lawyers, according to people familiar with the arrests. The detentions are seen as a culmination of a steady crackdown on perceived...
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