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Hong Kong Police threaten Protesters With Live Bullets

Police officials in Hong Kong have reportedly threatened to use lethal ammunition if protesters do not leave the campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University amid a standoff. The New York Times reported Sunday that police superintendent Louis Lau said that live rounds could be utilized as a “necessary minimum force” against protesters. “Coldblooded rioters can […]

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Obama Endorses Justin Trudeau For Re-Election In Canada

TORONTO (AP) — Barack Obama is urging Canadians to reelect Prime Minster Justin Trudeau, an apparently unprecedented endorsement of a candidate in a Canadian election by a former American president. Obama tweeted Wednesday that he was proud to work with Trudeau and described him as a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big issues like […]

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Pope Challenges World Powers To Take Climate Change Serious

Pope Francis on Sunday called on world governments to take “drastic” action on climate change. According to Reuters, he said that governments will have a “responsibility” at the United Nations Climate Action Summit later this month to show “the political will to take drastic measures to achieve as quickly as possible zero net greenhouse gas […]