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The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike

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HONG KONG – The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support strikes by workers, teachers and students on Monday. The call comes as Hong Kong residents gather for a march through the downtown on Sunday to protest a Read More

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester

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HONG KONG – Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Saturday said she was suspending work on the bill that would allow some suspects to be sent for Read More

Indian election reveals role of money, questionable morality

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prev FILE- In this June 10, 2012 file photo, India’s then outgoing Chief Election Commissioner Shahabuddin Y. Quraishi, waves as he leaves the Election Commission in New Delhi, India. India’s recent national election delivered a historic victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party, but also exposed the influence of money, power and questionable Read More

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects ‘attempts to push back on very concept of citizenship’

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Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump’s decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem. “This is something that should be totally unremarkable,” Severino said on Saturday while appearing on “America’s News HQ.” “The fact it’s even being challenged Read More

North Carolina shark attack victim’s father reveals how he saved daughter: ‘I hit it with everything I could’

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The father of a 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark earlier this month opened up about the horrifying incident and detailed how he freed the teen from the fish’s jaws. Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Charlie Winter, the father of Paige Winter, said he was swimming with his daughter at Atlantic Read More

CFM erases jet engine output delay, cautious on rate increases

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FILE PHOTO: Gael Meheust, President and CEO of CFM poses in front of LEAP-1A engine of an Airbus A321neo, during the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris, France June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol PARIS (Reuters) – CFM International has caught up with delays in deliveries of its LEAP jet engine after Read More

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees – source

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co is considering giving its alliance partner Renault SA some seats on planned oversight committees after the French automaker expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, a source said. FILE PHOTO : The Nissan logo is seen at Nissan Motor Co.’s global headquarters building in Yokohama, Japan, December 17, 2018. Read More

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong’s extradition law fueled protests

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades. Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Read More

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom

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HONG KONG – The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s chief executive has met with her Executive Council as pressure mounts for her to delay or withdraw an unpopular extradition bill. Carrie Lam, who was appointed by Beijing, is expected to speak with media later Read More

End-of-life care not ‘culturally competent’

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Media playback is unsupported on your device A study has been launched to try to boost the number of black and Asian people using end-of-life care services. Figures suggest black and Asian patients are 20% less likely to seek palliative help than their white counterparts. There is concern they feel excluded by the way the Read More