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April 11, 2019

How Prince Harry and Meghan’s baby may make history in Britain’s royal family

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle made history when she wed Prince Harry last May. Now, Meghan, 37, is due to give birth to the couple's first child. The baby will be seventh in line to the British throne. The child of Meghan and Harry, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, could hold dual American and British nationality, a first for a royal baby. Meghan, a California native, will reportedly still be waiting for her British citizenship application to be approved by t..
April 11, 2019

Trump administration preparing to roll out Kushner’s Israeli-Palestinian ‘peace plan’: Sources

Gelia/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection victory now secured, the Trump administration is preparing to roll out Jared Kushner’s "peace plan" as early as this month, sources familiar with the plan tell ABC News. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the plan, which Kushner and a small "peace team" have been quietly working on for months. The text itself remains a closely guarded secret -- even within the White House -- and has only been seen in ..
April 10, 2019

Fight against ISIS continues in Iraq and Syria, despite declaration of victory

U.S. Army(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S.-led coalition's fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is not over, despite a declaration of victory against the group's last remaining stronghold in eastern Syria last month. In the week following the March 23 victory declaration by Syrian and Kurdish partner forces, the coalition conducted 52 strikes in Iraq and Syria, according to a statement released by the coalition on Wednesday. Between March 24 and April 6, the coalition struck 28 ISI..
April 10, 2019

The first photo of a black hole is finally here

National Science Foundation(WASHINGTON) -- We finally know what a black hole looks like. After decades of conjecture and simulations, an international consortium of scientists released the first ever photos of a black hole on Wednesday. "We have seen what we thought was unseeable. We have seen and taken a picture of a black hole," Shep Doeleman, Event Horizon Telescope project (EHT) director, said as he revealed the photos at a press conference in conjunction with the National Science Foundation..