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“We hope that the government does not abandon its investigation of disturbing and egregious allegations of sexual misconduct at the El Paso detention center,” Natarajan said.ICE Deported a Woman Who Accused Guards of Sexual Assault While the Feds Were Still Investigating the Incident|by Lomi Kriel|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
Since 2017, five Alaska officials have resigned or abandoned their reelection campaigns following harassment or sexual misconduct allegations.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time|by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News|September 10, 2020|ProPublica
In 1985, they abandoned their classic recipe in favor of “New Coke,” which tasted more like Pepsi.
Merkel’s crisis management has been accompanied by her government’s historic decision to abandon its balanced-budget policy, suspending constitutional debt limits as part of a massive stimulus push.‘Things will become more difficult:’ Merkel tries to sell debt-averse Germany on her ambitious COVID spending plan|Bernhard Warner|August 28, 2020|Fortune
It includes a mix of abandoned buildings and gentrified buildings, and has amazing restaurants and outdoor venues, and historical sites to enjoy.
Every adopted person has to deal with the fact of abandonment, and what that has done to them.Frances McDormand on 'Olive Kitteridge,' Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX's 'Fargo'|Marlow Stern|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sense of insecurity is heightened by the uncertainty and a feeling of abandonment.Jews in East Ukraine Are Being Threatened, But By Whom?|Anna Nemtsova|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Harry and Peter are bound by the loss of their fathers and their abandonment issues.Marc Webb Takes Us Inside ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ and Discusses His Rise to the A-List|Marlow Stern|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From The Novel Cure: From Abandonment to Zestlessness: 751 Books to Cure What Ails You by Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin.How to Cure Your Anxiety? Read Henry James’s ‘The Portrait of a Lady,’ Of Course.|Ella Berthoud, Susan Elderkind|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of course arch-conservatives think social breakdown is caused by the abandonment of traditional gender roles.
But her parents, did you never discover any thing about them—who or what they were—the motive of so strange an abandonment?
In this supreme moment of Felipe's abandonment of all disguises, she saw his whole past life in a new light.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Correct views of a vow, as altogether wrong, should lead to its abandonment, or a total reconstruction of it.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
The flash of knives—I saw two men stuck—made as little impression upon him as the awful abandonment of—well, of the females.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
And now that evil spirit of abandonment came to Rita—communicated to her, possibly, by her companion.Dope|Sax Rohmer