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Violence intensifies in Hong Kong as police officers fire teargas at activists

Some of the worst acts of violence since 22 weeks of protest broke out in Hong Kong on Saturday when police responded with tear gas to activists who threw Molotov cocktails and set fire to street barricades and a subway station. Reuters reported peaceful protests Families building origami paper cranes in a park got into a fight between anti-government demonstrators …

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Digital activists target video game companies about China's censorship

A leading US digital rights organization is joining the fight against leading video game companies that may seek to censor players for expressing support for Hong Kong protesters protesting Chinese influence over the past 27 weeks , On Thursday, Fight for the Future launched the website Gamers for Freedom a tool that allows gamers to send messages to video game …

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"It's Spectacular": Climate activists paint a stunning mural on two blocks of Montgomery St.

environmental activists with the "Climate Justice Strike" protest painted a two-block section of Montgomery Street in San Francisco with a mural on September 25, 2019 Environmental activists with The Protest "strike for Climate Justice "painted a two-block section of Montgomery Street in San Francisco with a mural on September 25, 2019 . Photo: Mary Spadaro Climate activists with the "Climate …

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Taylor Swift declines Melbourne Cup concert after criticism from animal rights activists

Taylor Swift stops appearing at the 2019 Melbourne Cup. The controversial horse race in Australia announced that the 29-year-old Grammy winner would headline in early September. The musician's decision comes after animal rights activists have criticized Swift in the social media for "endorsing animal abuse." have agreed to their performance. TAYLOR SWIFT SHADES Mushroom Events, which organizes the Cup, said …

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Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance out of animal rights activists

The Victoria Racing Club, which hosted the Melbourne Cup, announced earlier in September that Swift would headline Melbourne Cup Day on November 5. In an online statement Saturday, however, the club stated that "a recent change to Taylor Swift's Asian promotional After Swift's performance has been announced, animal rights group The Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses on Swift to …

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J Lo faced by animal rights activists over fur

Play Video Content SplashNews.com Jennifer Lopez got her voice heard on Saturday night at the Toronto International Film Festival when a group of animal rights activists approached her because of her tendency to wear fur. She hates animals. J Lo was there for her movie "Hustlers," and when she posed on the red carpet, members of PETA attacked. She tries …

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Climate change activists storm red carpet at Venice Film …

Several hundred protesters took over the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival demanding action to combat climate change and a ban on cruise liners entering the lagoon city. VENICE, Italy, September 7 (Reuters) – Several hundred demonstrators took part. On the red carpet of the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, they called for action to combat climate change and …

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Florida on alert, Hong Kong activists detained & senior gamer: The Morning Rundown

Good morning, NBC News reader. Floridians are preparing for a potential Category 4 storm as Hurricane Dorian gains strength, Joe Biden defends his story of a devastating war story, and NASA's boss rekindles the emotional debate over Pluto's status. 19659002] Here's what we're watching today. Farmers hit hard by EPA's new ethanol regulations romp President Donald Trump won the Midwest …

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