“Abandon” in the news

Example collocations

abandon ship
decided to abandon
decision to abandon
forced to abandon
not abandon

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BBC Sport
· Europa League: Man Utd could face Istanbul Basaksehir or Copenhagen in last eight  
Remaining last-16 ties: Copenhagen v Istanbul Basaksehir (0-1), Wolves v Olympiakos (1-1), Bayer Leverkusen v Rangers (3-1), Shakhtar Donetsk v Wolfsburg (2-1), Basel v Eintracht Frankfurt (0-3), Manchester United v LASK (5-0), Inter Milan v Getafe (first leg abandoned), Sevilla v Roma (first leg abandoned).
The Guardian
· Swim on sharks, nothing to see here: could fake kelp prevent attacks?  
Personal deterrents also include electrical or magnetic repellents; aerosols packed with an extract of dead shark tissue; and even a device that emits orca calls, based on how white sharks have been observed temporarily abandoning their hunting grounds when orca are present.
Washington Post
· For die-hard Redskins fans, name review brings a mix of anger, sadness and relief  
Some die-hards, such as Daly, are fed up and plan to abandon the franchise.
Washington Post
· D.C.’s failed investigation into our son’s death is a tragedy. So we conducted our own.  
In fact, a D.C. police report in February 2017, utilizing our findings, concluded that “a criminal offense occurred” and stated that based upon witness testimony “the punch that hit Casey was only believed to be ‘in defense of another’ by [the perpetrator] and by no one else.” Nevertheless, the prosecutors rejected police requests for subpoenas to gather more evidence and the D.C. police silently abandoned their responsibilities again.
Malay Mail
· DAP’s Anthony Loke urges Rahang rep to rethink leaving party, says no time limit, no pressure  
However, should Mary Josephine choose to remain firm, Loke remains confident that the former party veteran will not abandon Pakatan Harapan, nor betray the rakyat’s mandate.
Al Jazeera
· China to hit back against US sanctions over Uighur rights  
Has the world abandoned the Uighur Muslims?
The Verge
· What a damning civil rights audit missed about Facebook  
Google abandoned plans to offer a major new cloud service in China due in part to concerns over geopolitical tensions and the pandemic.
Seeking Alpha
· DAPL Ruling Nicks, Doesn't Negate, ConocoPhillips' Strategy  
This and other regulatory delays led to, third, Dominion (D) and Duke (DUK) to abandon their Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline and fourth, Dominion to sell its midstream assets to Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B).
The New York Times
· David Mitchell Brings His Novelistic High Jinks to the Swinging ’60s  
Nested or parallel structures also distinguish “Number9Dream,” which follows a Japanese teenager as he searches for the father who abandoned him and his twin sister; his search is shadowed — or, perhaps, “twinned” — by dream narratives.
The New York Times
· What Happens When You’re Disabled but Nobody Can Tell  
We have abandoned such markers of extreme grief.