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China Approves Hong Kong Security Legislation, Defying Trump

15 minutes ago   |   Time   |   5 articles

Chinese lawmakers approved a proposal for sweeping new national security legislation in Hong Kong, defying a threat by U.S. President Donald Trump to respond strongly to a...
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China's ceremonial legislature endorses national security law for Hong Kong that has strained relations with US, Britain

25 minutes ago   |   ABC News   |   5 articles


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Chinese lawmakers endorse Hong Kong national security law

25 minutes ago   |   ABC News   |   5 articles

China's ceremonial legislature has endorsed a national security law for Hong Kong that has strained relations with the United States and Britain
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Israeli cyber chief: Major attack on water systems thwarted

25 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Israel's national cyber chief has officially acknowledged the country thwarted a major cyber attack last month against its water systems, an assault widely attributed to...
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China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

27 minutes ago   |   RT   |   5 articles

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the...
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China's parliament approves Hong Kong national security bill

27 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   5 articles

BEIJING - China's parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly approved directly imposing national security legislation on Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism and...
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Lawmakers Ejected From Hong Kong Debate on Chinese National Anthem Bill

27 minutes ago   |   Time

HONG KONG - Three pro-democracy lawmakers were ejected from Hong Kong's legislative chamber Thursday morning, disrupting the second day of debate on a contentious bill that...
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From settlement to counseling, Taiwan promises help for fleeing Hong Kongers

45 minutes ago   |   National Post

TAIPEI - Taiwan on Thursday promised to settle Hong Kongers who flee the Chinese-ruled city due to political reasons, offering help from employment to counseling as China...
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Tensions boil in Hong Kong as China national security law looms

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

Two pro-democracy politicians removed from debating chamber amid increasing tension over Hong Kong's future.
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Horse racing returns in New Zealand as lockdown eases

Horse racing returns in New Zealand as lockdown eases

1 hour ago   |   Saint Louis Today

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand's financially troubled horse racing industry reopened Thursday after being shuttered for months because of the coronavirus outbreak...
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