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Vatican to hold unprecedented summit on priest sex abuse starting Thursday

ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) -- After thousands of cases of clerical sexual abuse of minors have come to light over decades, an unprecedented summit of leading bishops gathered to discuss the protection of minors in the church is set   ... Read More

‘ISIS bride’ Hoda Muthana is not a US citizen: Sec. Pompeo

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- "ISIS bride" Hoda Muthana, who has been asking to return to the United States, is not an American citizen, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday, contrary to her family lawyer's assertion.   ... Read More

Battle of the bands: Richard Branson, Nicolas Maduro to hold rival aid concerts on Venezuelan border this weekend

Gary Miller/Getty Images(LONDON) -- In one of the strangest twists yet in the current crisis enveloping Venezuela, two rival concerts representing the divide in the international community will take place this weekend on the nation’s Colombian border -- one   ... Read More

Vladimir Putin touts new weapons in annual address

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(MOSCOW) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his annual state of the union-style address on Wednesday, and, for the second year in a row, he used part of his speech to tout a new generation of nuclear   ... Read More

Former ISIS bride who left US for Syria says she ‘interpreted everything very wrong’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In her first television interview, a 24-year-old Alabama woman who spent four years as an ISIS bride told ABC News that she'd felt obligated to go to Syria once the so-called caliphate had been announced   ... Read More

Meghan Markle spotted in New York City ahead of her baby shower

Gotham/GC Images via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Meghan Markle was spotted leaving a posh Upper East Side hotel Tuesday, ahead of her baby shower in New York City.

The Duchess of Sussex, 37, cradled her bump as she left   ... Read More

What to know about Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on his Trump visit

Jack Taylor/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- On Feb. 20, President Donald Trump will host the Austrian chancellor in the White House. So, who is Sebastian Kurz and what is there to know about him?

The basics


At just 32 years old,   ... Read More

Alabama mother begs to return to US, says moving to Syria and marrying ISIS fighters was ‘a big mistake’

Chris McGrath/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- With U.S.-backed forces closing in on ISIS in Syria, young mother Hoda Muthana is pleading for a second chance and the opportunity to return home to her family in Alabama.

"I realized I've made a   ... Read More

Meghan Markle makes secret trip to New York City as she prepares for baby

Tolga Akmen -WPA Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK ) -- Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, made a surprise trip to New York City as she prepares for the birth of her first child.

Meghan, who is due this spring, traveled   ... Read More

US Sen. Marco Rubio visits Colombia, addresses Venezuelan military

Zach Gibson/Getty Images(CUCUTA, Colombia) -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., made a surprise visit to Cucuta, Colombia, a town along the Venezuelan border on Sunday, visiting centers where the humanitarian aid is being stored. The senator also sent a   ... Read More

Princes William, Harry splitting royal household: Report

Stephen Pond/Getty Images(LONDON) --  As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare to have their first child and move to a new home, another big change is reportedly ahead for the royals.

Prince Harry, 34, and his brother Prince William,   ... Read More

China closes its Mount Everest base camp to tourists due to garbage, waste

DanielPrudek/iStock(BEIJING) -- China has closed its Mount Everest base camp and the area just beyond it to tourists for the foreseeable future, with authorities blaming a growing waste and garbage problem on the mountain.In December 2018, the local   ... Read More

Pence accuses Iran of advocating for ‘another Holocaust’ during Europe trip

Alexandra Beier/Getty Images(MUNICH) -- Vice President Mike Pence accused Iran of advocating for another Holocaust on Saturday as he finished up a European tour in which he threatened tougher U.S. sanctions against the country, and asked for other countries   ... Read More

Fresh supplies of US aid arrive on Venezuela’s border awaiting delivery into the country

ABC News(CUCUTA, Columbia) -- The second wave of humanitarian aid provided by the U.S. government for Venezuela arrived Saturday in the town of Cucuta along the Colombia-Venezuela border, only a week after the first wave of U.S. supplies arrived   ... Read More

Vice President Pence calls on European leaders to recognize Venezuela’s opposition leader

Sean Gallup/Getty Images(MUNICH) -- As tension in Venezuela continues to escalate, Vice President Mike Pence took the stage at the Munich Security Conference in Germany Saturday to call on European nations to stand by the United States in recognizing   ... Read More

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Vatican to hold unprecedented summit on priest sex abuse starting Thursday

ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) -- After thousands of cases of clerical sexual abuse of minors have come to light over decades, an unprecedented summit of leading bishops gathered to discuss the protection of minors in the church is set   ... Read More

‘ISIS bride’ Hoda Muthana is not a US citizen: Sec. Pompeo

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- "ISIS bride" Hoda Muthana, who has been asking to return to the United States, is not an American citizen, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday, contrary to her family lawyer's assertion.   ... Read More

Battle of the bands: Richard Branson, Nicolas Maduro to hold rival aid concerts on Venezuelan border this weekend

Gary Miller/Getty Images(LONDON) -- In one of the strangest twists yet in the current crisis enveloping Venezuela, two rival concerts representing the divide in the international community will take place this weekend on the nation’s Colombian border -- one   ... Read More

Vladimir Putin touts new weapons in annual address

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(MOSCOW) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his annual state of the union-style address on Wednesday, and, for the second year in a row, he used part of his speech to tout a new generation of nuclear   ... Read More

Former ISIS bride who left US for Syria says she ‘interpreted everything very wrong’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In her first television interview, a 24-year-old Alabama woman who spent four years as an ISIS bride told ABC News that she'd felt obligated to go to Syria once the so-called caliphate had been announced   ... Read More

Meghan Markle spotted in New York City ahead of her baby shower

Gotham/GC Images via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Meghan Markle was spotted leaving a posh Upper East Side hotel Tuesday, ahead of her baby shower in New York City.

The Duchess of Sussex, 37, cradled her bump as she left   ... Read More

What to know about Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on his Trump visit

Jack Taylor/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- On Feb. 20, President Donald Trump will host the Austrian chancellor in the White House. So, who is Sebastian Kurz and what is there to know about him?

The basics


At just 32 years old,   ... Read More

Alabama mother begs to return to US, says moving to Syria and marrying ISIS fighters was ‘a big mistake’

Chris McGrath/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- With U.S.-backed forces closing in on ISIS in Syria, young mother Hoda Muthana is pleading for a second chance and the opportunity to return home to her family in Alabama.

"I realized I've made a   ... Read More

Meghan Markle makes secret trip to New York City as she prepares for baby

Tolga Akmen -WPA Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK ) -- Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, made a surprise trip to New York City as she prepares for the birth of her first child.

Meghan, who is due this spring, traveled   ... Read More

US Sen. Marco Rubio visits Colombia, addresses Venezuelan military

Zach Gibson/Getty Images(CUCUTA, Colombia) -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., made a surprise visit to Cucuta, Colombia, a town along the Venezuelan border on Sunday, visiting centers where the humanitarian aid is being stored. The senator also sent a   ... Read More

Princes William, Harry splitting royal household: Report

Stephen Pond/Getty Images(LONDON) --  As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare to have their first child and move to a new home, another big change is reportedly ahead for the royals.

Prince Harry, 34, and his brother Prince William,   ... Read More

China closes its Mount Everest base camp to tourists due to garbage, waste

DanielPrudek/iStock(BEIJING) -- China has closed its Mount Everest base camp and the area just beyond it to tourists for the foreseeable future, with authorities blaming a growing waste and garbage problem on the mountain.In December 2018, the local   ... Read More

Pence accuses Iran of advocating for ‘another Holocaust’ during Europe trip

Alexandra Beier/Getty Images(MUNICH) -- Vice President Mike Pence accused Iran of advocating for another Holocaust on Saturday as he finished up a European tour in which he threatened tougher U.S. sanctions against the country, and asked for other countries   ... Read More

Fresh supplies of US aid arrive on Venezuela’s border awaiting delivery into the country

ABC News(CUCUTA, Columbia) -- The second wave of humanitarian aid provided by the U.S. government for Venezuela arrived Saturday in the town of Cucuta along the Colombia-Venezuela border, only a week after the first wave of U.S. supplies arrived   ... Read More

Vice President Pence calls on European leaders to recognize Venezuela’s opposition leader

Sean Gallup/Getty Images(MUNICH) -- As tension in Venezuela continues to escalate, Vice President Mike Pence took the stage at the Munich Security Conference in Germany Saturday to call on European nations to stand by the United States in recognizing   ... Read More

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