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March 16, 2017

Prince William’s ski holiday sparks media criticism

Print this story William also works part-time as an air ambulance pilot. Criticism mounted after footage emerged of 34-year-old William busting late-night dance moves in the Verbier, Switzerland, this week. William was skiing while his 90-year-old grandmother Queen Elizabeth II and other senior royals attended a Commonwealth Day service in …

Sicilians, tourists scramble for safety as Mount Etna erupts

Snow-covered Mount Etna spews lava during an eruption in the early hours of Thursday, March 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Salvatore Allegra) Among those present when the explosion occurred was a scientist from Italy’s volcanology institute, Boris Behncke, who said on his Facebook page that he had suffered a bruise to his …

Deadline to claim mysterious coin hoard in piano looming

A coroner investigating the find on Thursday urged anyone with information to come forward. Investigators have determined that the piano was built in London in 1906 and are seeking information on its ownership before 1983. LONDON — British officials are trying to trace the owner of a trove of gold …

Woman steals $13M from workplace, goes on spending frenzy

Report an error Under a plea agreement Wednesday, 56-year-old Cynthia Mills will serve seven-and-a-half years in prison and three years’ probation for the thefts from Matthews International Corp. from 1999 to 2015. Her attorney says most of the money was spent casino gambling. Prosecutors have listed scores of items to …

Armed student arrested in France school shooting

— Benjamin Alvarez (@BenjAlvarez1) March 16, 2017 Tweet PARIS — Officials say an armed high school student was arrested after a shooting in a school in southern France that left at least two wounded. A French police official would not elaborate on what weapon or weapons the student was carrying. …