|Royal Baby Due Date Has Family 'Waiting by the End of the Telephone'|
Royal baby watch is down to the wire after the heir-to-be's future step-grandmother, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, hinted at when the world can expect Kate Middleton to give birth.
"We're all waiting by the end of the telephone," Camilla said at an event Monday in Cornwall with her husband, Prince Charles. "I think by the end of the week, he or she will be there."
As those with royal baby fever wait on pins and needles for news of Kate's labor, the future heir to the throne could come any day now because Kate is believed to be due sometime in mid-July.
The duchess reportedly spent the weekend with her family at their home in Bucklebury, which is about 60 miles west of London and St. Mary's Hospital, where she is expected to deliver.
|Zetas Leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales Captured|
Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, leader of the feared Zetas Mexico drug cartel, was captured by Mexican marines early Monday morning, .
Trevino Morales, 40, was taken into custody alongside a bodyguard and an accountant after he was stopped in a pickup truck allegedly with $2 million in cash outside the city of Nuevo Laredo, the base of the drug gang's operations, according to the AP.
The arrest is a blow to the organization, but is unlikely to suppress the rampant crime linked to cartels.
"It's another link in the destruction of the Zetas as a coherent, identifiable organization," Alejandro Hope, a former member of Mexico's domestic intelligence service, told the AP. "There will still be people who call themselves Zetas, bands of individuals who maintain the same modus operandi. There will be fights over illegal networks."
|Catholic Youth Group Drops Agnieszka Radwanska for Racy Photos|
The 24-year-old Polish tennis player was dropped as an ambassador to a Catholic youth movement in her native country after she posed nude for the "Body Issue" of ESPN magazine, Agence French-Presse reported.
The Wimbledon semi-finalist perched naked on a lounge chair, dipping her toes into a pool filled with tennis balls for the shoot.
The group, which is named Krucjata Mlodych, said the photos were representative of "immoral behavior" and dismissed the tennis star, AFP reported.
Radwanska appeared last year in a television commercial for the group imploring young Poles to be proud of their faith, in which she spelled out the word "Jesus" with tennis balls, according to AFP.
ESPN The Magazine Editor-in-Chief Chad Millman told The Associated Press the athletes are "proud of the work they put into being strong and powerful and we're proud that they trust us to capture that."
|Juror B37 Skips Out on Zimmerman Trial Book Deal|
One of the six anonymous jurors who voted to acquit George Zimmerman of a second-degree murder charge has tabled her book deal almost as quickly as it was announced.
"After careful consideration of the book project with Zimmerman #JurorB37, I have decided to rescind my offer of representation," tweeted Martin Literary Management president Sharlene Martin, who was slated to represent the woman.
The former juror, who remains known only by her court designation of B37, has decided to "go away from writing any sort of book and return instead to my life as it was" before the trial, according to a statement her onetime book agent tweeted on her behalf.
"I realize that it was necessary for our jury to be sequestered in order to protest [sic] our verdict from unfair outside influence, but the isolation shielded me from the depth of pain that exists among the general public over every aspect of this case," the statement said.
"The potential book was always intended to be a respectful observation of the trial from my and my husband's perspectives solely and it was to be an observation that our 'system' of justice can get so complicated that it creates a conflict with our 'spirit' of justice."
|Claire Danes Under Pressure: "I Was Really, Really Struggling"|
The 34-year-old actress revealed that after her award-winning turn as Temple Grandin in 2010's biopic, she was out of work for two years before she landed the role of Carrie Mathison on Showtime's "Homeland."
"I was stuck," Danes said in the August 2013 issue of Vogue. "It was confusing. I got a lot of plaudits, and it didn't translate into more work. I was really, really struggling during that time."
Danes said she sought out advice during that time from actresses whose careers have stood the test of time, such as Meryl Streep, Susan Sarandon and Jodie Foster. She recounted the advice she got from the legendary actresses to Vogue.
"You have to pick your battles on set. You have to come to work from a place of love. You have to stay hydrated when you have crying scenes," Danes said. "You have to go to college. And you have to ask for money because there's always more money and they won't give it to you because you're a girl!"
|Italian Senator Under Fire for Orangutan Remark|
Prime Minister Enrico Letta denounced a top Italian senator who likened the country's first black cabinet minister to an orangutan, The Associated Press reported.
Letta characterized Italian Senate's vice president Roberto Calderoli's gaffe as "unacceptable" and "beyond every limit," in a statement, according to the AP.
Roberto Calderoli, who is also the leader of the country's anti-immigrant Northern League party, reportedly made insulting remarks about Immigration Minister Cecile Kyenge while he was speaking at a rally Saturday.
"When I see images of Kyenge, I cannot help think, even if I don't say that she is one, of a resemblance to an orangutan," Calderoli was quoted as saying, the AP reported.
The next day, Calderoli said he meant it as a joke, and meant no offense to the minister.
Kyenge is a Congolese-born doctor who became Italy's first black minister in April, according to the AP. Her appointment heightened racial tensions in a country grappling with immigration.
|Florida Bistro Fires Workers Via Text Message|
It's bad enough to lose your job, but to lose it by text message just adds insult to injury.
Employees at Barducci's Italian Bistro in Winter Park, Fla., said they were notified they had lost their jobs through a text message after the restaurant unexpectedly shuttered.
"There are so many lives that this has affected," former Barducci's employee Jodi Jackson told ABC Orlando affiliate WFTV-TV.
Jackson said she and other employees all received the same message from Barducci's owner, Gregory Kennedy.
"I unfortunately need to inform you that I have been forced to close Barducci's effective immediately," the text message read.
The former employees said they are all waiting on their final paychecks.
|Mom-to-Be Jennifer Love Hewitt Shines on the Red Carpet|
The 34-year-old actress glowed as she showed off her baby bump in a form-fitting gray tank and jeans at a Walt Disney Studios event July 13.
Hewitt recently announced she was expecting with her fiance and "Client List" co-star Brian Hallisay.
According to Us Weekly, the couple, who met while appearing on the 2011 TV series "Love Bites," began dating more than a year ago after reconnecting on the set of their Lifetime show. Hallisay, also 34, proposed in May while they were vacationing in Europe.
"This is a wonderful time," the couple told ABC News in a statement. "We are looking forward to starting our family together."
|Jodi Arias' Attorneys Push Against Possible Death Penalty Sentence|
Jodi Arias is back in court today to rebut the jury's finding that made her eligible for the death penalty, the Associated Press reported.
Arias, 33, was convicted of first-degree murder May 8 for killing her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, in 2008. But the jury that convicted her was unable to reach a unanimous decision on whether she should be sentenced to life in prison or death.
Prosecutors must now decide whether to select a new jury to pursue a death penalty sentencing or take the death penalty off the table, which would either put Arias behind bars for the rest of her life or render her eligible for release after 25 years, the Associated Press reported.
If condemned to death row, she would likely face a long sentence because Arizona has not executed a woman since 1930.
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