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After A Chaotic Week In Brexit Politics, Here's What You Need To Know

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| Brexit has convulsed Britain like no other political event in decades. At the end of a week in which Parliament held key votes, things look considerably different than they did on Monday.

4 In Custody After Fatal Shootings At 2 Mosques In Christchurch, New Zealand


New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says, "It is clear this is one of New Zealand's darkest days." Police say they have four people in custody.

Smithsonian Shortens Folklife Festival On National Mall To Just 2 Days


The celebration will take place on June 29 and 30, while the original 10 days of events will be postponed to next year, in part as a result of the partial government shutdown.

Southern Poverty Law Center Fires Morris Dees, Its Co-Founder


The civil rights organization, well-known for its tracking of hate groups, was founded in 1971. No specific reason was given for his firing, although Dees said it related to a personnel issue.

With Grounding Of Boeing 737 Max Fleet — Where Does That Leave Air Travelers?


Some U.S. airlines are scrambling to rebook passengers after the FAA announced it was grounding the Boeing 737 Max fleet. Airlines affected include Southwest, American and United.

Lawsuit By Sandy Hook Victims Against Gun Manufacturer Allowed To Move Forward


Gun companies have rarely been held liable for crimes committed with their products. This lawsuit could mark a new front in the battle over gun regulations and corporate accountability.

Saudi Kingdom Tries To Prevent More Women From Fleeing


The case of an 18-year-old refugee in Canada will embolden other Saudi women to follow suit, experts say. Saudi officials have launched a campaign to stop that from happening.

Refugee Soccer Player Hakeem al-Araibi Granted Australian Citizenship


He fled his native country of Bahrain after being imprisoned. Then he was jailed in Thailand and faced extradition charges. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called him "our newest Australian."

'Remain In Mexico' Immigration Policy Expands, But Slowly


The Trump administration is expanding a hard-line immigration policy that forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico for their day in immigration court. But the program itself faces a legal challenge.