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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai released on bail, urges protesters to be ‘careful’

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai, arrested Monday under the nation’s new national security law, urged young protesters to be “more cautious” in the upcoming fight. Lai, who owns Application Daily, one of Hong Kong’s most widely read newspapers, is one of the most prominent figures to be detained due to a wider crackdown on political dissidents. FILE: Hong Kong …

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The discussion between Ben and Jerry’s, the UK government on the treatment of migrants, is heated

The bickering between Ben and Jerry’s and the British government is heating up after the ice cream maker implied in a tweet that Parliament showed a “lack of humanity” for asylum seekers. Tensions escalated Tuesday between the Vermont-based company and the government when Ben and Jerry’s tweeted to Britain’s Interior Minister, Interior Minister Priti Patel, who vowed to stop a …

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Facebook protests post offensive to Muslims leave three dead in India

Three people died and dozens were injured, including police officers, after violent protests erupted outside a police station in Bengaluru, India. The outrage was sparked by a provocateur – who is related to a local politician – accused of posting derogatory content related to the Prophet Muhammad on Facebook, police said Wednesday. INDIA TO BAN OVER 100 IMPORTS OF MILITARY …

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People of color are more likely to be arrested, charged and killed by police in Toronto, according to a new report

According to the report, black Canadians accounted for 32% of all allegations analyzed between 2013 and 2017, which included non-compliance, possession of cannabis, trespassing and certain driving offenses – crimes the team of research chose to focus because they are typically at the top at the discretion of an officer. And although they represent less than a tenth of Toronto’s …

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BREAKING: Three people died after train derailment in Aberdeenshire – Sky News

BREAKING: Three people died after the train derailed in the Aberdeenshire Sky News The Stonehaven tragedy shows that the rail industry must adapt to the climate crisis The Guardian Three killed in passenger train derailment after storms in north-east Scotland CNN Stonehaven train derails LIVE: Serious incident declared as emergency services on the HeraldScotland scene Emergency services called the train …

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The Lebanese judiciary can handle the investigation into the Beirut explosion: minister | News from Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon – Marie-Claude Najem, Lebanon’s minister of justice, says there are ample reasons to be wary of the Lebanese judiciary, but last week’s Beirut explosion is a “chance” for this vital institution to gain public trust. holding those responsible. Many questioned the country’s weak judicial authorities’ ability to carry out a full and transparent investigation into the devastating explosion …

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