October 22, 2019

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 and there were 329 members who voted in favor of the bill, with 299 against. Debates on the deal started earlier Tuesday after the deal was first published Monda..
October 22, 2019

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 spokesperson Andrej Mahecic said at a press briefing in Geneva. Mahecic added that many "require psycho-social first aid" and that some witn..
October 22, 2019

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 Omid Scobie. "Kensington Palace sources say that William actually watched the documentary with the rest of the nation and they sa..
October 22, 2019

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 inspire people to care more about the environment. “We want to raise attention about climate change,” Ronald Menzel told ABC News. “Glaciers are disa..