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Hong Kong protests: civil servants allowed to return to work but activists remain – The Guardian

The Guardian Hong Kong protests: civil servants allowed to return to work but activists remainThe GuardianHong Kong civil servants Civil servants arrive for work at the government headquarters building in Hong Kong on Monday morning. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters. Civil servants … Continue reading

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Clooney and Alamuddin cap weekend nuptials with civil ceremony

VENICE (Reuters) – American screen idol George Clooney and Lebanese-born human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin formalized their marriage in a civil ceremony in Venice on Monday, after a weekend of celebrations attended by Hollywood stars. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Clooney and Alamuddin cap weekend nuptials with civil ceremony

VENICE (Reuters) – U.S. actor George Clooney and Lebanese-born human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin formalized their marriage in a civil ceremony in Venice on Monday, capping star-studded weekend nuptials. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Singer Patti LaBelle takes stand in civil trial

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Singer Patti LaBelle took the stand on Wednesday in a federal civil trial and denied telling her 400-pound bodyguard to attack a man standing too close to her luggage at the Houston airport in March 2011. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Hunters may be hired to kill 2,800 deer on Civil War battlefields

Civil War battlefields may soon light up with gunfire once again if a new plan to "reduce" deer populations gets approved. The US National Parks Service has proposed a $ 1.8 million plan to hire sharpshooters to hunt and kill … Continue reading

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Military drills halt China civil flights

Many flights into some of the country’s busiest airports are cancelled, adding to weeks of chronic flight delays caused by PLA drills Asia homepage

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Video: Jeffrey Rosen on civil liberties at the Aspen Ideas Festival

Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, engaged the nation’s leading legal and policy experts in exciting conversations about the U.S. Constitution and your civil liberties at the Aspen Institute in Colorado. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo … Continue reading

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Syria civil war: MI6 fears the Jihadist enemy within – The Independent

The Independent Syria civil war: MI6 fears the Jihadist enemy withinThe IndependentHundreds of veteran fighters from Syria and Iraq are already back in Britain, among them radicalised jihadists intent on mounting terror attacks. And British intelligence services face an “impossible” … Continue reading

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China arrests civil rights lawyer

Human rights groups protested at the weekend over the arrest of Chinese civil rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, the prominent civil rights lawyer Asia homepage

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Hollywood Oscar campaigns: A civil affair in a wide-open field

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – In an industry known for its boundless self-promotion, campaigning for this year’s Oscars has been a relatively civil affair, compared with the bare-knuckled sparring of years past. Reuters: Entertainment News

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