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1 Brexit deal passes Parliament but another critical timing vote fails

iStock(LONDON) — A proposed deal that could lead to the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (EU) passed a critical vote in Parliament on Tuesday, but was followed by another vote that failed, suggesting it might not met the required deadline for Brexit to happen.The first vote Tuesday evening was on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill…read more »

7,000 Syrian refugees arrive in Iraq in 7 days: UN

ABC News Illustration(GENEVA) — Over 7,100 refugees arrived in Iraq from Syria within seven days, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday, as Turkish forces targeted Kurdish regions after the U.S. withdrew troops.A majority of the people — three out of four — are women and children, including unaccompanied minors, UNHCR…read more »

Prince William reportedly ‘worried’ about Prince Harry after documentary

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) — New details are emerging about how Prince William is reportedly reacting to a documentary in which Prince Harry said he and William are currently “on different paths.”William, 37, reportedly watched the documentary Harry and Meghan: An African Journey on Sunday night, when it aired in the U.K., according to ABC News royal contributor…read more »

Meet Victor the cameraman eagle capturing the climate crisis

Piotr Krzeslak/iStock(NEW YORK) — The images are stunning, but the cause is bittersweet. Victor the cameraman eagle soars over the Alps with a GoPro on his back to catalogue the impact of temperature rise on Western Europe’s highest mountain range. But the Eagle Wings Foundation, who organizes Victor’s flights, also hopes that the videos will…read more »

Police to travel to US to interview Anne Sacoolas in Harry Dunn collision case

BrianAJackson/iStock(LONDON) — The U.K. police department in charge of investigating the traffic collision that killed a British teenager sparking a diplomatic row have said they will be travelling to the U.S. to interview Anne Sacoolas, the American diplomat’s wife who was involved in a crash.Chief Constable Nick Adderley of Northamptonshire Police said that officers would…read more »

Pentagon weighs keeping US troops near Syrian oil fields

omersukrugoksu/iStock(WASHINGTON) — There have been internal discussions about possibly keeping some U.S. troops in eastern Syria near oil fields, Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters in Afghanistan on Monday, but he added that no options had been presented to President Donald Trump. Hours later, the president seemed to indicate support for the idea when he…read more »

Congo’s Ebola outbreak, now concentrated in a gold mining area, remains a global emergency: WHO

Cesare Ferrari/iStock(LONDON) — The World Health Organization says the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to pose an international emergency as the deadly virus emerges in a remote gold mining area.The global health arm of the United Nations convened its technical advisory committee on Friday to review the situation…read more »

Judges close investigations into 2015 Paris and Bataclan terror attacks that killed 130

konstantin32/iStock(PARIS) — France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office announced Monday morning that investigations into the terror attacks on Nov. 13, 2015 that killed 130 people in Paris have ended.The attacks at cafes, a Bataclan concert hall, and outside a stadium in Saint-Denis — which also wounded more than 350 — were the deadliest committed on French soil…read more »