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Protesters hurl petrol bombs at police station as Hong Kong descends into chaos (VIDEOS)

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Masked activists threw Molotov cocktails at a police station during the latest anti-government demonstration in Hong Kong. Riot cops used tear gas to try to restore order to the city’s besieged streets. Footage released by Ruptly shows several protesters hurling petrol bombs over the fence around the Tsim Sha Sui police station, resulting in several Read More

Labour celebrates ‘pyrrhic victory,’ but Boris Johnson’s plan is a done deal – George Galloway

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By postponing a vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, MPs have only complicated Britain’s divorce from the EU, and in the case of Labour, stacked their own “electoral funeral pyres,” former parliamentarian George Galloway told RT. Opposition MPs and protesters in the streets of London celebrated the passing of the so-called Letwin amendment earlier on Read More

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry share throwback photo from their wedding day

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have delighted fans by sharing a heartfelt throwback photo from their spectacular wedding day. The sweet image was shared with their 9.7 million followers on their SussexRoyal account yesterday. The royal wedding photo shows Prince Harry beaming at his beautiful new bride at the altar in St George’s Chapel in Windsor. Read More

Khabib brands McGregor ‘alcoholic’ & ‘rapist,’ Irishman labels UFC champ ‘a p*ssy’ in ugly war of words

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UFC lightweight ruler Khabib Nurmagomedov labeled Conor McGregor “an alcoholic” and “a rapist” after the Irishman lashed out over comments made by UFC boss Dana White that Nurmagomedov was now “calling the shots” for future bouts. McGregor unleashed a furious social media rant on Saturday after UFC chief White said that “Khabib is the man Read More

Students forced to wear CARDBOARD BOXES on their heads in bizarre anti-cheating measure (PHOTOS)

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Apparently concerned about potential cheating, a college in southwest India ordered its students to wear cardboard boxes on their heads as they took their exams – prompting condemnation from the state’s education minister. Around 50 first-year science students at Bhagat PU College in Karnataka were made to sit for exams with cartons covering their heads, Read More

Brooklyn Nets fans target LeBron James, support Hong Kong in Barclays Center protest

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A group of fans held signs, wore shirts and chanted support for Hong Kong and Tibet in the Brooklyn Nets’ first game since returning from China. The fans sat behind the backboard near the Nets’ bench at Barclays Center in their 123-107 loss to Toronto on Friday night. People raise signs referencing Tibet and Hong Read More

House antitrust probe report likely by ‘first part’ of 2020

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee expects to have a final report on its probe of big technology companies and their potential breaches of antitrust law, by the “first part” of next year, the chair of its antitrust panel said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google Read More

Indian state bans cellphones at all colleges and universities

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Phones have been banned in all colleges and universities in Uttar Pradesh, a state in northern India, because the regional government reportedly believes that students spend too much time on their mobile devices. The state’s Directorate of Higher Education issued a circular announcing the new rule, which applies to both students and staff on all Read More

Lebanon’s ‘tax intifada’: Beirut aflame as protesters call for ‘downfall of the regime’ (VIDEOS)

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Thousands of protestors have blocked streets across Lebanon with flaming barricades, marching for a second consecutive day over new tax proposals, government ineptitude and inefficiency. The spark for the latest wave of protests came in the form of a proposed new fee of 20 cents per day for calls via voice over internet protocol (VoIP). Read More

Timeline: UAW wrings higher pay from GM in deal to end strike, agrees to plant closings

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(Reuters) – The United Auto Workers union wrung higher pay and other benefits from General Motors Co as part of a tentative deal to end a month-long U.S. strike by about 48,000 workers, the union disclosed on Thursday. Striking United Auto Workers (UAW) members rally in front of General Motors World headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, Read More