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September 6, 2019

US condemns Iran for telling EU it will break nuclear deal on uranium enrichment

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Iranian government moved Friday to break another commitment it made under the nuclear deal as it struggles under U.S. economic sanctions reimposed after President Donald Trump withdrew from the historic accord. The move, which sparked condemnation from the U.S. and concern from Europe, comes as the Trump administration is stepping up its pressure on Iran's oil industry as a way to pin down the Iranian government, even taking the unusual move to of..
September 6, 2019

‘What are they waiting for?’: Whistleblowers look to Vatican as embattled Buffalo bishop clings to power

ABC News(VATICAN CITY) -- A pair of whistleblowers are calling for the Vatican to act amid a growing scandal surrounding Bishop Richard Malone of the Diocese of Buffalo, who has faced widespread criticism for his handling of allegations of sexual misconduct against clergy. The local crisis deepened this week with the emergence of secret audio recordings obtained by ABC News and its local affiliate WKBW. The recordings suggest Malone sought to conceal allegations that an active priest had sexuall..
September 6, 2019

Chef Jose Andres helps feed hundreds of Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas

CHUYN/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Chef and humanitarian José Andrés is on the ground with kitchen supplies, food and volunteers to help those in The Bahamas devastated by Hurricane Dorian. The chef, whose organization World Central Kitchen has previously helped with food-relief efforts in the wake of natural disasters, arrived in Abaco on Tuesday after the islands were devastated by the powerful Category 5 hurricane. "I'm not gonna lie ... it's been an exhausting day," Andrés shared on Twitte..
September 6, 2019

Brexit saga’s key players: A guide to the central political figures

Ismailciydem/iStock(LONDON) -- British politics reached unprecedented levels of gridlock and constitutional confusion this week after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost three key Brexit votes in the House of Commons. If you have been watching any of the raucous Brexit debates happening now in the U.K., you might have noticed several unique personalities. Here’s a brief guide to some of the most important political players: BORIS JOHNSON Referred to by some as the “British Trump,” the U.K.’s new ..