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US protests: protesters defy curfews, but fewer clashes and less chaos

The eighth night of the protests saw less violence, fewer police clashes, and more civil disobedience. Washington, DC, Atlanta, New York, Cleveland, and several California cities have unprecedented curfews to hold gatherings after a weekend of sometimes violent confrontation and looting. But that didn’t stop thousands of people from calling for justice after the death of George Floyd, who died …

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Asian stocks defy the global rally as Hong Kong turmoil shakes investors

TOKYO / NEW YORK (Reuters) – New political turmoil in Hong Kong over Beijing’s proposed national security laws in the city hit Asian equity markets on Wednesday, although optimism about the reopening of the global economy supported a broader global equity rally. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask after a coronavirus outbreak speaks on his cell phone …

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Protesters defy barriers in California, New York, Virginia and Vermont

Protesters across the country in Virginia, California, New York, and Vermont oppose blockade orders and protest on the streets. They urge the governors to lift blocking orders as the unrest increases in the country. In the capital of Virginia, protesters gathered in cars for an auto protest, while some louder rebels gathered on foot in Capitol Square in Richmond to …

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100,000 gather at a funeral in Bangladesh to defy the Coronavirus blockade and trigger fear of outbreak

The estimated amount has been confirmed by Prime Minister Special Assistant Shah Ali Farhad and Brahmanbaria Police Spokesman Imtiaz Ahmed. The funeral of Maulana Zubayer Ahmad Ansari, an Islam teacher, broke the country’s ban on not praying more than five people at a time, and raised fears of a new outbreak of the corona virus. According to Mohammad Mamunul Haque, …

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Trump frustrated as White House effort to defy impeachment inquiry fails to stop witness testimony, advisers say

The Democratic Strategy got a boost Friday from a federal judge, who ruled that the House impeachment inquiry is legal. In the coming week, House investigators are scheduled to hear testimony from five more witnesses, including one on Saturday of an acting assistant secretary of state for Europe, who is expected to testify about the efforts to oust the previous …

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Thousands defy the Mask Protection Law and march in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters paraded through Hong Kong's center wearing face masks on Sunday, despite the colonial emergencies that threatened to spend a year in jail for hiding their faces. Anti-government protesters attend a demonstration in Wan Chai district, Hong Kong, China. October 6, 2019. REUTERS / Athit Perawongmetha Police fired tear gas at several …

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"We will not give up": Protesters in Hong Kong defy the shots | news

In Hong Kong, clashes erupted between anti-government protesters and the police in the early hours of Thursday, expressing their anger at the shooting and wounding of a teenager by a police officer earlier this week. In the districts of China-ruled city, activists raged late into the night, hurling petrol bombs, setting fire, blocking roads and destroying shops and subway stations …

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How does Kate Middleton know when she can defy the Royal Protocol?

Being married to a handsome prince is the ultimate fairy tale for almost anyone. However, it is important to remember that royal life is not always easy. Members of the royal family are constantly being followed by photographers, wild rumors about their personal lives are spreading, and there is a long list of rules they must follow. As amazing as …

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