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Navy videos spark renewed interest in UFOs from enthusiasts, Congress

To the Stars Academy of Arts and ScienceBy LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This year's World UFO Day comes at a time of heightened interest in the decades-long search to solve the mystery of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs)   ... Read More

Putin granted right to extend rule till 2036 in overwhelming referendum result

MaxOzerov/iStockBy PATRICK REEVELL, ABC NEWS

(MOSCOW) -- The Kremlin appears to have obtained an overwhelming vote in favor of Russia constitutional changes that will allow Russian President Vladimir Putin to remain in power until 2036, according to early results   ... Read More

US issues warning for companies importing from Xinjiang, China

Official White House Photo by Andrea HanksBy Victor Ordonez and Conor Finnegan, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Several branches of the U.S. government on Wednesday warned private companies against using supply chains tied to forced labor camps in China's Xinjiang   ... Read More

Potentially serious swine flu identified in China not imminent threat: Experts

LilliDay/iStockBy DR. HASSAL LEE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Amid the sprawling coronavirus pandemic, scientists around the world also have been keeping a close watch on another potentially dangerous virus: swine flu.

Through close surveillance of influenza viruses in   ... Read More

FCC designates Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE as ‘posing a national security threat’

Fotonen/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC NEWS

(WASHINGTON) -- Citing its close ties to the Chinese Communist Party, the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday formally designated Chinese telecom giant Huawei as "posing a national security threat."

The FCC's Public Safety and   ... Read More

Ghosts laid to rest as Cairo’s 109-year-old Baron Empain Palace opens for visitors

Keladawy /iStockBy Hatem Maher, ABC News(CAIRO) -- Mysteries and superstitious tales surrounding an Indian-style mansion in an upscale Cairo district have finally been put to bed as the 109-year-old palace opened to visitors for the first time on   ... Read More

Counterfeiters sold ‘cheap wines’ with expensive labels: Europol

Silberkorn/iStockBy Kelly McCarthy, ABC News

(THE HAGUE, Netherlands) -- Wine drinkers are often aware of the markup to enjoy a glass or bottle at bars and restaurants, but European law enforcement successfully sniffed out a bad batch of bottles   ... Read More

Beijing tightens screws on Hong Kong as contentious new law goes into effect on handover anniversary

Igor Ilnitckii/iStockBy KARSON YIU and BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News

(HONG KONG) -- In early June, Zhang Xiaoming, one of the top Chinese official in charge of Beijing's Hong Kong portfolio called for Hong Kong people to return home to   ... Read More

China’s mass sterilization on Muslim minorities could amount to genocide: Report

yorkfoto/iStockBy CONOR FINNEGAN and VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The Chinese government has deployed a mass sterilization campaign against Muslim ethnic minorities in the country's western provinces, according to a new report, which argues the tactics could   ... Read More

Indigenous peoples of South America face coronavirus ‘genocide’

12MN/iStockBy GUY DAVIES and AICHA EL HAMMAR CASTANO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Berlin Diques oversees the well-being of some of the most vulnerable peoples in the world. As a regional president of the Interethnic Association for the Development   ... Read More

Six injured, including a police officer, during stabbing incident in Glasgow, Scotland

omersukrugoksu/iStockBy GUY DAVIES and WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News

(LONDON) -- A male suspect has been shot dead after armed police responded to an incident believed to involve multiple stabbings in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday.

Details are scarce at this time,   ... Read More

World’s second-deadliest Ebola outbreak is over

omersukrugoksu/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News

(LONDON) -- The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history was declared over Thursday, almost two years after the first case was confirmed.

An outbreak of the Ebola virus, which causes an often-fatal type of   ... Read More

Iran implements law allowing women to pass their nationality to their children

CGinspiration/iStockBy SOMAYEH MALEKIAN, ABC NEWS

(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Writing down her dreams in her diary notebook was the first thing Samaneh, a 16-year-old undocumented Iranian-Bengali, did after she learned she might officially get an Iranian ID.

"My daughter was   ... Read More

Voting starts on referendum to let Putin remain in power until 2036

dicus63/iStockBy PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News

(MOSCOW) -- Russians have begun voting in a seven day-long referendum on changes to Russia’s constitution that will allow President Vladimir Putin to remain in power until 2036.

In January, Putin proposed a series   ... Read More

Prince Harry, Meghan sign with same speaking agency as Barack and Michelle Obama

Chris Jackson/Getty ImagesBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are making moves in Los Angeles and in their new lives as non-working members of the royal family.

The couple who   ... Read More

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Navy videos spark renewed interest in UFOs from enthusiasts, Congress

To the Stars Academy of Arts and ScienceBy LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This year's World UFO Day comes at a time of heightened interest in the decades-long search to solve the mystery of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs)   ... Read More

Putin granted right to extend rule till 2036 in overwhelming referendum result

MaxOzerov/iStockBy PATRICK REEVELL, ABC NEWS

(MOSCOW) -- The Kremlin appears to have obtained an overwhelming vote in favor of Russia constitutional changes that will allow Russian President Vladimir Putin to remain in power until 2036, according to early results   ... Read More

US issues warning for companies importing from Xinjiang, China

Official White House Photo by Andrea HanksBy Victor Ordonez and Conor Finnegan, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Several branches of the U.S. government on Wednesday warned private companies against using supply chains tied to forced labor camps in China's Xinjiang   ... Read More

Potentially serious swine flu identified in China not imminent threat: Experts

LilliDay/iStockBy DR. HASSAL LEE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Amid the sprawling coronavirus pandemic, scientists around the world also have been keeping a close watch on another potentially dangerous virus: swine flu.

Through close surveillance of influenza viruses in   ... Read More

FCC designates Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE as ‘posing a national security threat’

Fotonen/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC NEWS

(WASHINGTON) -- Citing its close ties to the Chinese Communist Party, the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday formally designated Chinese telecom giant Huawei as "posing a national security threat."

The FCC's Public Safety and   ... Read More

Ghosts laid to rest as Cairo’s 109-year-old Baron Empain Palace opens for visitors

Keladawy /iStockBy Hatem Maher, ABC News(CAIRO) -- Mysteries and superstitious tales surrounding an Indian-style mansion in an upscale Cairo district have finally been put to bed as the 109-year-old palace opened to visitors for the first time on   ... Read More

Counterfeiters sold ‘cheap wines’ with expensive labels: Europol

Silberkorn/iStockBy Kelly McCarthy, ABC News

(THE HAGUE, Netherlands) -- Wine drinkers are often aware of the markup to enjoy a glass or bottle at bars and restaurants, but European law enforcement successfully sniffed out a bad batch of bottles   ... Read More

Beijing tightens screws on Hong Kong as contentious new law goes into effect on handover anniversary

Igor Ilnitckii/iStockBy KARSON YIU and BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News

(HONG KONG) -- In early June, Zhang Xiaoming, one of the top Chinese official in charge of Beijing's Hong Kong portfolio called for Hong Kong people to return home to   ... Read More

China’s mass sterilization on Muslim minorities could amount to genocide: Report

yorkfoto/iStockBy CONOR FINNEGAN and VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The Chinese government has deployed a mass sterilization campaign against Muslim ethnic minorities in the country's western provinces, according to a new report, which argues the tactics could   ... Read More

Indigenous peoples of South America face coronavirus ‘genocide’

12MN/iStockBy GUY DAVIES and AICHA EL HAMMAR CASTANO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Berlin Diques oversees the well-being of some of the most vulnerable peoples in the world. As a regional president of the Interethnic Association for the Development   ... Read More

Six injured, including a police officer, during stabbing incident in Glasgow, Scotland

omersukrugoksu/iStockBy GUY DAVIES and WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News

(LONDON) -- A male suspect has been shot dead after armed police responded to an incident believed to involve multiple stabbings in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday.

Details are scarce at this time,   ... Read More

World’s second-deadliest Ebola outbreak is over

omersukrugoksu/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News

(LONDON) -- The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history was declared over Thursday, almost two years after the first case was confirmed.

An outbreak of the Ebola virus, which causes an often-fatal type of   ... Read More

Iran implements law allowing women to pass their nationality to their children

CGinspiration/iStockBy SOMAYEH MALEKIAN, ABC NEWS

(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Writing down her dreams in her diary notebook was the first thing Samaneh, a 16-year-old undocumented Iranian-Bengali, did after she learned she might officially get an Iranian ID.

"My daughter was   ... Read More

Voting starts on referendum to let Putin remain in power until 2036

dicus63/iStockBy PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News

(MOSCOW) -- Russians have begun voting in a seven day-long referendum on changes to Russia’s constitution that will allow President Vladimir Putin to remain in power until 2036.

In January, Putin proposed a series   ... Read More

Prince Harry, Meghan sign with same speaking agency as Barack and Michelle Obama

Chris Jackson/Getty ImagesBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are making moves in Los Angeles and in their new lives as non-working members of the royal family.

The couple who   ... Read More

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