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Prince Andrew Loses Royal Patronages, Military Titles

Prince Andrew has been stripped of his royal patronages and military titles due to the ongoing sexual assault case against him. The Duke of York will no longer be styled "His Royal Highness" as well. Prince Andrew, 61, is at...

Billionaire’s Looted Greek Stele Still on Display at Israel Museum

The looted Greek stele known as The Heliodorus Stele is still on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem despite the fact that it was among the many objects that were part of a plea deal in the notorious...

Cryptocurrency Crime Soars to $14 Billion in 2021

Cryptocurrency crime hit an all-time high in 2021, with an estimated $14 million going to illegal online addresses, according to a blockchain analysis just released by Chainalysis. The amount of illegally-obtained digital currencies represented a 79% increase over the  $7.8...

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty of Fraud

Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO of blood-testing company Theranos, was found guilty of four out of eleven charges in court on Wednesday night. Holmes was found guilty on one count of conspiracy to defraud investors and three wire fraud counts...

Footage Shows Tragic Police Shooting of 14 Year Old Girl in LA

The Los Angeles Police Department released on Monday body camera footage of a police shooting that led to the death of 14-year-old Valentina Orellana-Peralta. The LAPD had entered a Burlington Coat Factory in North Hollywood in search of a 24-year-old...

Athens Orphanage Under Investigation for Sexual Abuse of Young Boys

The Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Domna Michailidou said on Greek national television on Thursday that she has filed criminal complaints against an Athens orphanage for the sexual abuse of boys. At this time of year when the...

Suspected ISIS Member Arrested in Greece

A 40-year-old Iraqi man who is suspected of being a member of the Islamist terrorist group ISIS was arrested in Athens, Greece on Thursday. The man was originally arrested on December 7 for a series of crimes, including creating false...

Iconic Helmet of Sparta Warriors Stolen from Town’s Monument

Greek police in Sparta have launched an investigation to discover the whereabouts of the iconic helmet that was stolen on Tuesday night from the center of the city. The imposing helmet, part of a statue dedicated to Sparta's glorious past,...

Largest Divorce Settlement in History Gives $729 Million to Princess

The mind-boggling amount of $728,552.00 is due to be paid by the Prime Minister of Dubai to his estranged wife in the largest divorce settlement in recorded history. The agreement, which calls for Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum to pay...

Engineer Gets Even With “Porch Pirates” With Exploding Glitterbombs

At this most wonderful time of year, you'd like to think that no one would be enough of a Scrooge to steal from our very doorsteps, but you would be wrong; the people known as "porch pirates" do just...

Turkey Fumes at Greece as Two Found Guilty on Espionage Charges

Turkey condemned Greece on Wednesday after a court in Rhodes found two men arrested last year on the island guilty of espionage against Greece. The men are Sebahattin Bayram, 36, a secretary who worked at the Turkish Consulate General in...

Revenge Porn Makes Ugly Appearance in Greece

The issue of revenge porn, or the distribution of sexual images or videos of someone without their consent, is now the most discussed topic in Greece after TV host Stathis Panagiotopoulos was accused of uploading dozens of videos and...

Athens Metro Stations Closed After Bomb Threat

All of the Athens Metro stations along two of the city's busiest lines, the second and third, were closed on Tuesday afternoon after a bomb threat. The second and third lines, commonly referred to as the red and blue lines,...

Greek Anti-Vaxxers Jailed for Abducting School Principal

A Greek court on Monday sent three anti-vaxxers to jail after they allegedly handcuffed and abducted a high school principal over virus restrictions in the town of Katerini, northern Greece last week. The three will remain in custody until their...

Greek-American Man Fatally Stabs Partner with Sword in Queens

  The NYPD announced on Thursday that Greek-American Peter Ikonomou fatally stabbed his partner with a sword. The NYPD said that Ikonomou “stabbed his girlfriend to death with a sword and stuffed her in the closet of his apartment before calling...