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Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty ImagesBy ZOE MAGEE, ABC News (LONDON) — Prince Harry and Meghan are now officially “financially independent” from Harry’s father, Prince Charles, ABC News has confirmed. When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex first announced their plan in January to “step back” from their duties as senior members of Britain’s royal […]

yorkfoto/iStockBy GUY DAVIES and PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (LONDON) — A key opposition leader in Belarus has disappeared in the country’s capital, Minsk, after another weekend of mass protests against the rule of embattled President Alexander Lukashenko. Maria Kolesnikova, the central opposition figure inside the Eastern European nation, was seen being bundled into a vehicle […]

Amornrat Phuchom/iStockBy GUY DAVIES, ABC News (LONDON) — Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, Alexey Navalny, was taken out of a medically-induced coma and his condition “has improved,” according to a statement from the German hospital where he’s being treated. Navalny, 44, was transferred from a Russian hospital to one in Berlin for treatment after falling […]

Juanmonino/iStockBy GUY DAVIES, ABC News (LONDON) — Maria Kolesnikova, the opposition activist leading protests against the autocratic rule of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, is currently detained at the Belarus-Ukraine border after being abducted in Minsk, according to Belarusian state media. Kolesnikova, a former musician who has become a vocal and visible leader on the streets […]

mizoula/iStockBy IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News A former United Nations employee was arrested Wednesday after investigators said he lied to the FBI to cover up a 2016 incident where he allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted a woman, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York said. Karim Elkorany, 37, who worked with the […]

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty ImagesBy ZOE MAGEE and LESLEY MESSER, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan are becoming film and TV producers. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have inked a deal with Netflix to produce films and series, including docu-series, documentaries, features and children’s programming, according to a source close to the […]

WoodyAlec/iStockBy PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (MOSCOW) — Novichok is a series of nerve agent weapons developed as part of a secret Soviet program and continued once the Soviet Union collapsed. A Novichok nerve agent was used to poison the former Russian double agent Sergey Skripal in the English town of Salisbury in 2018, making the […]

KeithBinns/iStockBy GUY DAVIES, ABC News (BEIRUT) — Rescue workers in Beirut continued for a second day to search for a potential survivor in the city’s rubble, a month after the massive explosion that leveled the Lebanese capital’s port. The rescuers were alerted to the building when their accompanying dog, Flash, directed them toward it. The […]

Juanmonino/iStockBy GUY DAVIES, ABC News (LONDON) — Maria Kolesnikova, the opposition activist leading protests against the autocratic rule of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, is currently detained at the Belarus-Ukraine border after being abducted in Minsk, according to Belarusian state media. Kolesnikova, a former musician who has become a vocal and visible leader on the streets […]

iStock/MotortionBy: CHRISTINE THEODOROU, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The remains of two missing Americans were recovered from a water well in Baja California, Mexican authorities said Tuesday. On Sept. 2, the Baja California state prosecutor’s office opened an investigation into the disappearance of Ian Herschon, 75, and Kathy Harvey, 65, after they were reported missing. […]


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