September 14, 2020 - 4:32 pm
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Satellite imagery over Antarctica shows the rapid deterioration of two glaciers -- the most watched by climate scientists -- over recent decades, which could indicate rising sea levels globally. The Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers, located in the Amundsen...
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September 14, 2020 - 10:48 am
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (SOCHI, Russia) -- Belarus’ leader Alexander Lukashenko flew to Russia to meet with president Vladimir Putin for talks on Monday amid ongoing protests at home and fears among the Belarusian opposition that he might cede parts of the country’s independence in return for...
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September 14, 2020 - 6:41 am
By GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- It's a goal of every true traveler: to visit all seven continents. For Cory Lee, it was "a life-long goal." Lee was diagnosed at a young age with spinal muscular atrophy and has used a wheelchair since the age of 4. Raised by a single mother who...
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September 11, 2020 - 4:47 pm
BY: JORDYN PHELPS AND BEN GITTLESON, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday announced an agreement to establish full diplomatic relations between Israel and Bahrain. Bahrain will participate in what will now be a three-way signing ceremony at the White House Tuesday with Israel and...
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September 11, 2020 - 4:07 pm
BY: AARON KATERSKY AND CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Two dozen Saudi Arabian officials, including several members of the royal family, could be deposed in a lawsuit brought against the kingdom by family members who lost loved ones during the 9/11 attacks. The decision by a federal...
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September 11, 2020 - 3:42 pm
BY: MINA KAJI, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Ashchaye Mohitram has not set foot on land since early March. He's been stuck on an MSC cruise ship since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cruise industry to shut down most global operations. "For the past six months we have been struggling to get back home,"...
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September 10, 2020 - 2:05 pm
BY: PHOEBE NATANSON, ABC News (ROME) -- Diplomatic negotiations are ongoing as 27 migrants who were rescued by a commercial tanker more than a month ago in the Mediterranean are still stranded on board. The ship is anchored less than 20 miles off the coast of Malta. The Danish shipping company,...
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Black smoke rises from a fire at warehouses at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Sept. 10. 2020. A huge fire broke out Thursday at the Port of Beirut, triggering panic among residents traumatized by last month's massive explosion that killed and injured thousands of people. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
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September 10, 2020 - 1:17 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A huge fire broke out at Beirut’s port Thursday, raising new panic among residents still struggling with the traumatic effects of the catastrophic explosion at the same site last month. Some sought safety in closed bathrooms or threw open their windows to guard against shattering...
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September 10, 2020 - 10:33 am
By AICHA EL HAMMAR CASTANO, ABC News (BERLIN) -- The Kremlin's desperate attempt to silence its fiercest critic, Aleksey Navalny, has not changed his stature, even as he lies in a hospital bed in Berlin. "Navalny is the only threat the ruling party is facing," Serguei Guriev, a Russian economist...
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September 09, 2020 - 10:15 am
By CHRISTINE THEODOROU, ENGIN BAS and IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News (ISTANBUL, Turkey) -- Massive fires have engulfed the Moria migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, where an estimated 12,000 migrants and refugees live, officials said. Thousands of migrants fled the camp overnight. No...
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