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China warns of ‘chaos’ if Hong Kong protests persist

Supporters of pro-democracy demonstrators provide free drinking water in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on September 30, 2014. Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters turned parts of Hong Kong into a massive street party on September 29 night, with the mood turning festive just a day after riot police fired tear gas in ugly clashes. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez

China warned of “chaos” and threw its weight behind Hong Kong’s embattled leader in his face-off with pro-democracy protesters who have threatened to occupy government offices unless he steps down by the end of Thursday.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Voice of the ‘bosses?’ 6 in 10 Filipinos reject Aquino term extension—survey

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President Benigno S. Aquino III

Six out of 10 Filipinos or 62 percent do not want a second term for President Benigno Aquino III should the 1987 Constitution be amended, according to a Pulse Asia survey released Thursday.

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In New York, demonstrators back Hong Kong protesters

New York Hong Kong Support

Chanting “Hong Kong, Stay Strong,” about 350 people rallied in New York City’s Times Square late Wednesday to show their support for pro-democracy protesters in the southern Chinese city.

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Canada identifies long lost British explorer ship

Canada Arctic Ship Found

Experts identified a shipwreck uncovered last month in the Arctic as the HMS Erebus, the ship British Rear Adm. Sir John Franklin was likely sailing on when it vanished along with another vessel 170 years ago, Canada’s prime minister announced Wednesday.

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US sharply criticizes new Israeli housing project

Barack Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu

The Obama administration warned Israel in a strikingly public rebuke on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from “even its closest allies” and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace with Palestinians.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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