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Jackie Chan comments on the Hong Kong protests with the sack

Protesters in Hong Kong have come out and swung at Jackie Chan after the martial arts legend and actor called the recent events there "sad and depressing." Chan, born in Hong Kong, broke his silence on pro-democracy demonstrations and said he hoped the semi-autonomous territory "could soon return to peace," the UK Express reported. "Hong Kong and China are my …

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Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protests

The company has been caught in a political firestorm because of the city's protracted protests that have made Beijing angry. Its business and share price is also hurting – hundreds of flights were canceled when protesters flew over the airport and bookings are down. "This is a serious and critical time for our airlines. There is no doubt that reputation …

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North Korea launches missile tests, insults South Korean president

North Korea's foreign ministry sharply criticized South Korea's President Moon Jae-In on Friday after the country's military fired two projectiles into the sea as part of a weapons test. Reuters reported Friday that a foreign ministry spokesperson called Moon an " impudent guy "in an official statement Friday, stating that the South Korean leader was" overcome with fright "following the …

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Trump Greenland: US President 'mulls buying island from Denmark'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Greenland is an autonomous Danish territory between the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans                  Questions – and eyebrows – have been raised over reports that US President Donald Trump has talked about buying the world's biggest island. The president is said to have discussed the idea of ​​purchasing Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory, during dinners …

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib gets the Israeli minister's OK to enter the country to visit grandmother: report

The Israeli Interior Minister has reportedly approved a humanitarian request from the rope. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., About visiting Israel just hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu notified Tlaib and the rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Was barred from entering the country this weekend because of their support of an anti-Israeli boycott movement. In a letter sent to Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, …

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Hong Kong protests the impact on Chinese economy and US-China trade

Protesters demonstrated in Hong Kong. Miguel Candela | SOP images | LightRocket | Getty Images The months-long protests in Hong Kong could soon end, according to strategist David Roche, who said they will be "resolved or crushed" before October 1 – the 70th anniversary of China's National Day. [19659002] How China responds to the situation in the city is crucial …

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North Korea interrupts further talks with south, launches more projectiles: NPR

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in during the April Korean Summit in April last year in Panmunjom, South Korea. NurPhoto / NurPhoto via Getty Images hide captions switch captions NurPhoto / NurPhoto via Getty Images North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in during the April Korean Summit in April …

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North Korea fires two projectiles into sea off eastern coast | News

North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Friday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement. It is the latest in a series of launches to protest United States-South Korea joint military drills. It was the sixth round of launches within three weeks. The South Korean military said the …

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Trump's Israel power play sets political goals over America's interests

The latest manifestation of the Trump first foreign policy was instead another sign that national interest is often subordinate to this President's immediate political demands. In a characteristic but still shocking shattering of norms, the President of the United States actively lobbied a foreign government to refuse admission to two of his compatriots. Trump's celebration of his success underscored how …

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BBC – Future – Is crying really cathartic?

When Theresa May announced in Downing Street that she would step down as British Prime Minister, it was her visible struggle to hold back tears that most captured the world's headlines. Commentators were quick to see that this emotional display had finally humanized a politician who was generally distant and secluded. Others – even some of Maya's critics – admitted …

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