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Factbox: How will the confidence vote in UK PM May’s government work?

LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers will on Wednesday vote on whether they have confidence in the government, after Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered a heavy defeat in parliament. British Prime Minister Theresa May addresses Parliament ahead of the vote on May’s Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 15, 2019 in this screengrab taken…

Iran satellite launch fails after U.S. warning

GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran’s bid to launch a satellite has failed, Telecoms Minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi said on Tuesday, after it ignored U.S. warnings to avoid such activity. Washington warned Tehran this month against undertaking three planned rocket launches that it said would violate a U.N. Security Council resolution because they use ballistic missile technology.…

Vice President Pence calls Venezuelan opposition leader in show of support

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks after a meeting with President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats about the U.S. government partial shutdown and the president’s demand for a border wall in the Situation Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said…

Venezuela Congress and U.S. government ratchet up pressure on Maduro

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition-run Congress declared President Nicolas Maduro a “usurper” on Tuesday, and the U.S. government indicated its support for an opposition leader, ratcheting up pressure on the socialist president as he embarks on a disputed second term. Juan Guaido, President of the Venezuela’s National Assembly, attends a session in Caracas, Venezuela January…

Wounded victims of militant attack still trapped inside Kenya hotel complex: emergency responder

A policeman takes position at the scene where explosions and gunshots were heard at the Dusit hotel compound, in Nairobi, Kenya January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Baz RatnerNAIROBI (Reuters) – Multiple wounded victims of a militant attack are still trapped inside an upscale Kenya hotel complex nearly eleven hours after the attack began, an emergency responder told…