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  • Hong Kong protesters, police clash after Mong Kok sit-in site cleared

    Police clashed with thousands of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok neighborhood early Saturday, leading to at least 26 arrests. Police said 15 officers were hurt in the fracas. The confrontations were apparently fueled by...
  • Review: 'Pride' ★★★

    Review: 'Pride' ★★★
    Now that folks can get gay-married in Wisconsin and Indiana, it's safe to say a genial, fact-based British heart-warmer such as "Pride" can enter the U.S. marketplace without threatening the stability of the republic. Like "Billy Elliot," "Kinky Boots,"...
  • Hong Kong police clear protesters' barricades, face little resistance

    Hong Kong police clear protesters' barricades, face little resistance
    Hong Kong police cleared barricades erected by democracy demonstrators in the Mong Kok neighborhood early Friday, encountering little resistance from the dwindling number of protesters camped out there. Hundreds of officers arrived on the scene starting...
  • Hong Kong police clear protesters

    Hong Kong police clear protesters
    Hundreds of Hong Kong police staged their biggest and boldest raid yet on a pro-democracy protest camp before dawn on Friday, charging down student-led activists who have held a key intersection in one of the main protest zones for more than three weeks....
  • Hong Kong police clash with protesters; 45 arrested

    Hong Kong police clash with protesters; 45 arrested
    Hong Kong police arrested 45 people before dawn Wednesday after clashing with pro-democracy protesters who had barricaded a key road near the offices of the territory’s chief executive. Officers used pepper spray to remove the demonstrators from...
  • Animal activist to be held for mink-freeing trial; judge cites danger

    Animal activist to be held for mink-freeing trial; judge cites danger
    A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that an animal activist accused of releasing about 2,000 mink into the wild should be kept in custody pending trial because he poses a danger to the community. The ruling means that Kevin Johnson, 27, will be...
  • Hong Kong police use pepper spray on protesters, anger simmers over beating

    Hong Kong police use pepper spray on protesters, anger simmers over beating
    Hong Kong's most prominent tycoon, Li Ka-shing, on Wednesday urged protesters who have occupied parts of the city since late last month to go home, after police mounted their toughest action against the democracy activists in more than a week. Hong Kong...
  • Baltimore pastor arrested at Ferguson protest

    Baltimore pastor arrested at Ferguson protest
    Baltimore pastor Jamal H. Bryant was among protesters arrested in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday, as he and other clergy demonstrated against police brutality and misconduct. Bryant was on the front lines of a crowd of hundreds of protesters and faith leaders...
  • Six months after girls abducted, Nigerians protest near president's house

    Six months after girls abducted, Nigerians protest near president's house
    Protesters demanding the release of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped six months ago by Islamist militants, demonstrated infront of the president's home on Tuesday, urging the government to do more to free them. Around 60 people in red T-...
  • Video of apparent police beating of Hong Kong protester sparks outrage

    Video of apparent police beating of Hong Kong protester sparks outrage
    A video apparently showing at least six plainclothes Hong Kong police officers dragging a handcuffed pro-democracy protester into a dark corner then kicking and beating him captivated and enraged many in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory on Wednesday....
  • Many Hong Kong parents just don't understand student-led protests

    Many Hong Kong parents just don't understand student-led protests
    Every time Kelvin Chan returns home around midnight from the daily pro-democracy rallies here, he finds his father fuming silently in the living room. "He says nothing when I come in," said Chan, 23. "He just gets up and goes to his bedroom." When...