Live ammunition petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests

Live ammunition, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests

 

 

Live ammunition petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests. A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air after protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons on Sunday night, marking one of the most violent nights of pro-democracy protests seen over the 12 weekends of consecutive protests that have rocked the city.

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Men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide feds say

Men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide, feds say

 

 

Men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide feds say. In March 2016, a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria reached out to a Japanese woman on an international site for digital pen pals.

Within weeks, their relationship grew into an internet romance with the man sending daily emails in English that she translated via Google.
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Salvadoran woman at center of controversial abortion trial acquitted of all charges

Salvadoran woman at center of controversial abortion trial acquitted of all charges

 

 

Salvadoran woman at center of controversial abortion trial acquitted of all charges. A young rape survivor who’d been accused of inducing an abortion and previously sentenced to 30 years in prison was acquitted of all charges by an El Salvador judge Monday at the conclusion of a retrial.

Evelyn Hernández,
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Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests

 

 

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests. Tensions between Zimbabwe’s main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa‘s government escalated into violence in the country’s capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest.

Police clashed with opposition party members who had gathered at the Africa Unity Square in Harare’s central business district in defiance of the ban on Friday morning,
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ESPN already ruined its first GameDay broadcast of the 2019 football season

ESPN already ruined its first GameDay broadcast of the 2019 football season

 

 

ESPN already ruined its first GameDay broadcast of the 2019 football season. ESPN is taking its cross promotion to the next level for the start of the college football season, and although it’s all happening at “The Most Magical Place on Earth,” fans probably won’t be thrilled about this.

For the first College GameDay show of the season for Week 0 — Saturday,

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Math teacher wins $1.5 million with marlin catch

Math teacher wins $1.5 million with marlin catch

 

 

A high school math teacher became the first repeat winner of the world’s largest billfish tournament with a 79 1/2-pound white marlin that was worth $1.5 million from a world-record purse of $6,186,870 in the 46th White Marlin Open.

Tommy Hinkle landed the winning catch aboard Fish Whistle on the fourth day of the five-day event that featured 404 boats,

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The 2019 season will forever be MLB’s ‘Year of the Homer’

The 2019 season will forever be MLB’s ‘Year of the Homer’

 

 

The 2019 season will forever be MLB’s ‘Year of the Homer’. This is the online version of our morning newsletter, The Morning Win. Subscribe to get irreverent and incisive sports stories, delivered to your mailbox every morning.

This has been a wild season for triumphant and terrible baseball feats, and what’s happening is hardly a secret at this point: The ball is different,

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Report: Carmelo Anthony asked for a chance with Team USA was rejected

Report: Carmelo Anthony asked for a chance with Team USA, was rejected

 

 

 

Carmelo Anthony is without a job in basketball after his failed stint with the Houston Rockets last season, but the 35-year-old future Hall of Famer seems to desperately want an opportunity to prove he can still play. Anthony refuted a report that he was simply looking for a “farewell tour” in an appearance on First Take last week,

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