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Europe to push for quickie British divorce as US Secretary Kerry flies in

In a move to curb fears of a Brexit crisis going global, US Secretary of State John Kerry is flying in to meet with European leaders on Monday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host the leaders of France, Italy and the European Union in Berlin for discussions on Britain's vote to leave the EU. European leaders are expected to push this week for a quick divorce with Britain.

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Mandela brings people together, even in death

World leaders and regular people gathered Tuesday in South Africa to honor Nelson Mandela — a man who was labelled a terrorist by the US until 8 years ago, a friend of China and Cuba, and now a symbol of hope and reconciliation for millions. We also look at Saudi Arabia's interest in its own human genome project, one of the most extreme zipline rides in the world, and a video game where the villian is alcoholism. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.