The 391 to 242 vote left Britain in limbo, without a clear way forward on Brexit, and threatens Prime Minister May’s hold on power.
2019 Micronesian parliamentary election
Federated States of Micronesia President Peter Christian, whose administration was rocked by a bribery scandal involving his family, lost the presidential
Crisis in Venezuela
Luis Carlos Díaz, who was charged with inciting violence and ordered not to leave the country, was released late on Tuesday
Capital punishment in California
A longtime opponent of capital punishment, the newly elected governor declares it is ‘inconsistent with our bedrock values.’ California voters say otherwise.
Catholic Church sexual abuse cases
Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be convicted of sex abuse to date, has been sentenced to six years in prison for the "callous" assault of two choirboys in the late 1990s.
2019 college admissions bribery scandal
Prosecutors call it "a conspiracy nationwide in scope." Here is the full federal indictment and the criminal complaint.
Estonian Foreign Intelligence Service
The intelligence boss also says Russia is continuing to develop and train its armed forces for a "large-scale war against NATO".
United States–Venezuela relations
In a televised nationwide address, leader says White House ‘ordered this attack’ and calls on public to mount ‘active resistance’
Gimaldi, the owner of the Grande America which caught fire and sank off the coast of France this week, has confirmed that the fire started in a cargo container. The third such fire in the last three months.
Boeing 737 MAX groundings
Civil aviation authorities say suspensions issued as they await more information on Ethiopian Airlines crash
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