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Hong Kong legislative elections postponed, democrats cry foul

Chris McGrath/Getty ImagesBY: BRITT CLENNETT AND KARSON YIU, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) -- In a politically turbulent Hong Kong, the decision to postpone legislative elections for the first time since the city’s return to China is likely to fan   ... Read More

US ramps up sanctions over Uighur abuses with penalties on powerful Chinese paramilitary group

Oleksii Liskonih/iStockBy CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- One million Chinese Muslims have gone missing and are believed to be inside these camps, which look like a college campus. There is evidence the camps were modified before scheduled visits.   ... Read More

Iranian and Turkish women join black-and-white Instagram challenge

TARIK KIZILKAYA/iStockBy SOMAYEH MALEKIAN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Iranian Instagram feeds have been overrun with black-and-white photos of women joining an international online campaign against gender-based violence, using the hashtags #WomenSupportWomen and #ChallengeAccepted.

The campaign follows an outcry   ... Read More

Russia jails 2nd ex-US Marine Trevor Reed for 9 years amid criticism trials are political

ABC NewsBY: PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News

(MOSCOW) -- A Moscow court has sentenced a second former U.S. Marine to a long jail term in a trial that has fueled concerns the American ex-servicemen may have been targeted in Russia   ... Read More

US taps new Arctic envoy amid increased competition, environmental damage from climate change

MagicDreamer/iStockBy CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. State Department has named a new special envoy for the Arctic amid increased competition with Russia and China for influence in the region, which is facing some of the most   ... Read More

Discovery related to Van Gogh’s last painting may shed light on his suicide

Alihan Usullu/iStockBy IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News

(PARIS) -- One hundred and thirty years after the death of Vincent Van Gogh, a researcher with the Van Gogh Institute has made a discovery in an old postcard that sheds new light   ... Read More

Princess Anne coaches her mom, Queen Elizabeth, on video call

Vladislav Zolotov/iStockBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News

(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth was coached by her daughter on how to do a video call while working from home during the coronavirus lockdown, proving again that royals are just like us.

The   ... Read More

US to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany

33ft/iStockBy LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The United States is removing nearly 12,000 American troops from Germany and will move the headquarters of U.S. European Command from Germany to Belgium in a major repositioning of forces that the   ... Read More

‘A perfect storm’: Lebanon becomes 1st country in Middle East and North Africa to enter hyperinflation

iStock/Erich KarnbergerBY: IBTISSEM GUENFOUD

(BEIRUT) -- Lebanon could face its biggest crisis since its Civil War, economists are warning as the country's currency hits new lows.

Lebanon is now the first country in the Middle East and North Africa   ... Read More

Agriculture officials warn not to open unsolicited packages of seeds labeled from China

Carrie Cook/ABC NewsBY: STEPHANIE EBBS and CHRISTINA CARREGA

(NEW YORK) -- Officials in at least 15 states across the country have issued warnings for residents not to plant unsolicited packages of seeds delivered through the mail and labeled as   ... Read More

More than 50% of nation’s counterfeit COVID-19 goods coming from China: Officials

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations launched Operation Stolen Promise, "to protect the Homeland from the increasing and evolving threat posed by COVID-19-related fraud and criminal activity." - (ICE/HSI)By LUKE BARR, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- More than   ... Read More

Rising child malnutrition rates to lead to 120,000 excess deaths during COVID-19 pandemic

kuarmungadd/iStockBy GUY DAVIES, ABC News

(LONDON) -- The coronavirus pandemic is leading to a stark increase in child malnutrition across the world which could lead to at least 10,000 extra deaths per month by the end of the year,   ... Read More

Prince Harry, Meghan’s reported tensions with Prince William, Kate revealed in new book

Phil Harris - WPA Pool/Getty ImagesBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News

(LONDON) -- The relationship between once-close brothers Princes William and Harry supposedly began to sour when Harry started dating his now-wife, Duchess Meghan, according to a new book, Finding   ... Read More

Foreign adversaries ‘seeking to compromise’ presidential campaigns, election infrastructure: Intel

Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesBy LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC NEWS

(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government’s counterintelligence chief marked 100 days until the 2020 presidential election with a troubling but expected status report: our foreign adversaries are at it   ... Read More

Prince Harry and Meghan sue over drone photos of son Archie

Chris Jackson/Getty ImagesBy KATIE KINDELAN and ZOE MAGEE, ABC News

(LOS ANGELES) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have taken legal action again over privacy claims.

In a complaint filed Thursday in California, where   ... Read More

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Hong Kong legislative elections postponed, democrats cry foul

Chris McGrath/Getty ImagesBY: BRITT CLENNETT AND KARSON YIU, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) -- In a politically turbulent Hong Kong, the decision to postpone legislative elections for the first time since the city’s return to China is likely to fan   ... Read More

US ramps up sanctions over Uighur abuses with penalties on powerful Chinese paramilitary group

Oleksii Liskonih/iStockBy CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- One million Chinese Muslims have gone missing and are believed to be inside these camps, which look like a college campus. There is evidence the camps were modified before scheduled visits.   ... Read More

Iranian and Turkish women join black-and-white Instagram challenge

TARIK KIZILKAYA/iStockBy SOMAYEH MALEKIAN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Iranian Instagram feeds have been overrun with black-and-white photos of women joining an international online campaign against gender-based violence, using the hashtags #WomenSupportWomen and #ChallengeAccepted.

The campaign follows an outcry   ... Read More

Russia jails 2nd ex-US Marine Trevor Reed for 9 years amid criticism trials are political

ABC NewsBY: PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News

(MOSCOW) -- A Moscow court has sentenced a second former U.S. Marine to a long jail term in a trial that has fueled concerns the American ex-servicemen may have been targeted in Russia   ... Read More

US taps new Arctic envoy amid increased competition, environmental damage from climate change

MagicDreamer/iStockBy CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. State Department has named a new special envoy for the Arctic amid increased competition with Russia and China for influence in the region, which is facing some of the most   ... Read More

Discovery related to Van Gogh’s last painting may shed light on his suicide

Alihan Usullu/iStockBy IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News

(PARIS) -- One hundred and thirty years after the death of Vincent Van Gogh, a researcher with the Van Gogh Institute has made a discovery in an old postcard that sheds new light   ... Read More

Princess Anne coaches her mom, Queen Elizabeth, on video call

Vladislav Zolotov/iStockBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News

(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth was coached by her daughter on how to do a video call while working from home during the coronavirus lockdown, proving again that royals are just like us.

The   ... Read More

US to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany

33ft/iStockBy LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The United States is removing nearly 12,000 American troops from Germany and will move the headquarters of U.S. European Command from Germany to Belgium in a major repositioning of forces that the   ... Read More

‘A perfect storm’: Lebanon becomes 1st country in Middle East and North Africa to enter hyperinflation

iStock/Erich KarnbergerBY: IBTISSEM GUENFOUD

(BEIRUT) -- Lebanon could face its biggest crisis since its Civil War, economists are warning as the country's currency hits new lows.

Lebanon is now the first country in the Middle East and North Africa   ... Read More

Agriculture officials warn not to open unsolicited packages of seeds labeled from China

Carrie Cook/ABC NewsBY: STEPHANIE EBBS and CHRISTINA CARREGA

(NEW YORK) -- Officials in at least 15 states across the country have issued warnings for residents not to plant unsolicited packages of seeds delivered through the mail and labeled as   ... Read More

More than 50% of nation’s counterfeit COVID-19 goods coming from China: Officials

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations launched Operation Stolen Promise, "to protect the Homeland from the increasing and evolving threat posed by COVID-19-related fraud and criminal activity." - (ICE/HSI)By LUKE BARR, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- More than   ... Read More

Rising child malnutrition rates to lead to 120,000 excess deaths during COVID-19 pandemic

kuarmungadd/iStockBy GUY DAVIES, ABC News

(LONDON) -- The coronavirus pandemic is leading to a stark increase in child malnutrition across the world which could lead to at least 10,000 extra deaths per month by the end of the year,   ... Read More

Prince Harry, Meghan’s reported tensions with Prince William, Kate revealed in new book

Phil Harris - WPA Pool/Getty ImagesBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News

(LONDON) -- The relationship between once-close brothers Princes William and Harry supposedly began to sour when Harry started dating his now-wife, Duchess Meghan, according to a new book, Finding   ... Read More

Foreign adversaries ‘seeking to compromise’ presidential campaigns, election infrastructure: Intel

Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesBy LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC NEWS

(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government’s counterintelligence chief marked 100 days until the 2020 presidential election with a troubling but expected status report: our foreign adversaries are at it   ... Read More

Prince Harry and Meghan sue over drone photos of son Archie

Chris Jackson/Getty ImagesBy KATIE KINDELAN and ZOE MAGEE, ABC News

(LOS ANGELES) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have taken legal action again over privacy claims.

In a complaint filed Thursday in California, where   ... Read More

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