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January 14, 2019

Pregnant Meghan Markle gives hint about due date

Charlotte Graham - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle is bringing color into the new year and revealing a new hint about her due date. The Duchess of Sussex, 37, stepped out Monday for her first appearance with the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, in bold color choices of purple and red. She paired a purple Babaton by Aritzia dress under a red winter coat by Sentaler, a Canadian brand, and completed the look with red heels. Meghan cradled her now-very visible baby bump during her visit ..
January 13, 2019

Key Brexit vote expected to once again test Theresa May’s leadership

ABC News(LONDON) -- In December, the House of Commons held five days of debate over the agreement secured by May and European officials that covered the terms of the British withdrawal from the European Union -- but when it looked certain that her plan would fail to get passed by MPs, she postponed the vote. The U.K. voted in June 2016 to leave the EU by a majority of 52 to 48 percent. But the question on the ballot did not specify what relationship Britons wanted with the bloc, and so the last ..
January 11, 2019

Teacher in South Africa suspended after controversial photo of students goes viral

hudiemm/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A teacher in South Africa has been suspended and allegations of racism are being investigated in a small town in the country's North West province after a photograph showing black and white children sitting at separate desks went viral. Twenty-five years after the dawn of democracy in South Africa, the country is still grappling with the specter of apartheid -- a policy that separated citizens based on the color of their skin and prevented the black majority fro..
January 11, 2019

US military begins withdrawing equipment from Syria

omersukrugoksu/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. military began moving military equipment out of Syria this week, but no U.S. troops have left, two U.S. officials said Friday. Other officials said there is still no timeline for the pullout of the 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria following President Donald Trump's surprise decision to withdraw them last month. Earlier on Friday, a U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad had issued a statement that the U.S. military had "begun the process" of a deliberat..