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  • Climate protesters tell carmakers ‘the party is over’

    Climate protesters tell carmakers ‘the party is over’0

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt’s IAA car show on Saturday to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to environmentally friendly vehicles as Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government prepares to unveil climate protection measures. People stand under an inflatable car with a sign reading “Change of traffic

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  • Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza killed in U.S. raid, Trump says

    Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza killed in U.S. raid, Trump says0

    (Reuters) – Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation, President Donald Trump said on Saturday. In a statement issued by the White House, Trump said the operation took place in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region,

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  • Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump

    Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump0

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to U.S. President Donald Trump’s doorstep on Friday with a protest outside the White House. Thunberg, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with her hair loosely pulled back in a

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  • Hong Kong protesters plan shopping mall sit-ins after hill-top human chains

    Hong Kong protesters plan shopping mall sit-ins after hill-top human chains0

    HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan sit-ins at shopping malls on Saturday after a night in which protesters took to the hills to form lantern-carrying human chains, the latest demonstrations in months of unrest in the Chinese-ruled city. Protesters stand behind an illuminated sign during the Mid-Autumn Festival in Hong Kong, China

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  • Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them

    Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them0

    FILE PHOTO: Singer Sam Smith poses as they arrive to the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2019 in London, Britain September 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls (Reuters) – British singer Sam Smith on Friday asked to be referred to by the gender neutral pronouns they/them, citing “a lifetime of being at war with my gender.”

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  • Gibraltar boosts port preparations in case of no deal Brexit

    Gibraltar boosts port preparations in case of no deal Brexit0

    LONDON (Reuters) – Gibraltar has extended port facilities to be able to handle more ships carrying goods as part of contingency plans if Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement, the British territory’s maritime minister said on Friday. FILE PHOTO – The Union Jack, the Gibraltarian flags and the European Union flag are seen

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