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A group of protesters burn pictures of the U.S. President Donald Trump, top, and the President-elect Joe Biden in a gathering in front of Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, a day after the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh an Iranian scientist linked to the country's nuclear program by unknown assailants near Tehran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
The Associated Press
November 28, 2020 - 10:42 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Saturday demanded the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist who led Tehran's disbanded military nuclear program, as the Islamic Republic blamed Israel for a slaying that has raised fears of reignited tensions across the...
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This photo released by the semi-official Fars News Agency shows the scene where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in Absard, a small city just east of the capital, Tehran, Iran, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was “assassinated” Friday, state television said. (Fars News Agency via AP)
The Associated Press
November 27, 2020 - 9:45 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian scientist named by the West as the leader of the Islamic Republic's disbanded military nuclear program was killed Friday in an ambush on the outskirts of Tehran, authorities said. Iran's foreign minister alleged the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh bore “...
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November 27, 2020 - 5:37 am
By JOE GOLDMAN and MATT ZARRELL, ABC News (BUENOS AIRES) -- Police shot tear gas and rubber bullets into a massive crowd that lined the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Thursday to pay their respects to soccer legend Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday at the age of 60. The procession line...
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November 26, 2020 - 6:05 am
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- One hundred marine mammals have died after a mass stranding on remote beaches in New Zealand. The animals washed up on Rekohu, Wharekauri and Chatham islands, according to a statement from the New Zealand Department of Conservation. Wildlife officials were...
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November 25, 2020 - 6:59 am
By ZOE MAGEE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In an essay for the New York Times , Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, revealed the trauma she and her husband Prince Harry suffered as a result of a miscarriage last July. The duchess describes the moment she knew she was losing her unborn child. “I felt a...
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November 23, 2020 - 10:52 am
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (LONDON) -- Prince William, Duchess Kate and their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, are mourning a beloved member of their family, their dog Lupo . William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, shared in an Instagram post Sunday...
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November 23, 2020 - 6:05 am
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- More than 38 billion tons of material were extracted from the Earth in 2017 for trade, a figure that shows how much the demand for raw resources has increased in recent decades, a new United Nations report has found. The materials include biomass, such as...
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November 21, 2020 - 2:43 pm
BY: ALEEM AGHA AND CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- People in Kabul, Afghanistan, woke up to the sound of rockets fired by insurgents Saturday as families rushed toward schools to check on their children and loved ones. The attack, which happened in a residential area during the morning...
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November 20, 2020 - 11:55 am
By BRITTYN CLENNETT, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- Hundreds of revelers gathered at Hong Kong Disneyland on Friday to witness the opening of the resort's reimagined Castle of Magical Dreams. The 167-foot-tall structure, nestled into the hills of Lantau Island, has been transformed over four years, more...
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November 20, 2020 - 5:49 am
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A new report details the grim circumstances facing marine animals as millions of pounds of plastic continue to make their way into the oceans every year. Nearly 1,800 animals from 40 different species swallowed or became entangled in plastic between 2009 and...
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