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Protest Will Launch If Beijing's Decision Displeases Hong Kongers

HONG KONG—If Hong Kong democrats do not like the Chinese regime’s decision on universal suffrage for the city-state, the nonviolent Occupy Central movement will take place soon, according to movement co-organizer Benny Tai Yiu-ting. In an interview with Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) on Aug. 23, Tai said that many details need to be considered [...]

 
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Source Article from http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581329/hong-kong-students-protest-too-much-over-occupy-centralHong Kong students protest too much over Occupy Central – South China Morning Post (subscription)http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNETap9BVfJHQuDAV80H1UHKipJNMA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778593853196&ei=20L-U6iHFYei8gHX5YG4DA&url=http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581329/hong-kong-students-protest-too-much-over-occupy-centralhttp://news.google.com/news?q=occupy+protest&hl=en&safe=off&gl=us&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&biw=1608&bih=848&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rssoccupy protest – Google NewsGoogle Newshttp://www.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

 
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Two high-ranking Tennessee officials are asking a federal appeals court to rule that they did not violate the rights of Occupy Nashville protesters who were arrested on the War Memorial Plaza in October 2011. U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger last year found Safety Commissioner Bill Gibbons and former General Services Commissioner [...]

 
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Hong Kong Protesters Say Bring on Tear Gas in Vote Tussle

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists say they want police to use tear gas and water cannon on them if China doesn’t meet their demands for the election of the city’s next leader. A confrontation may come after China’s top political body, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress, at the end of the month issues [...]

 
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A study conducted by UC Berkeley researchers aims to examine how violence unfolds during protests, with the hope of promoting peaceful protest practices around the world. Led and created by sociology graduate student Nick Adams, the project analyzes the events leading up to and during protests in an effort to predict whether violence will occur. [...]

 
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A boatload of tourists on a Mackay’s Whale Watching boat off Port Hardy have an amazing story to tell after they witnessed a juvenile orca being ensnared and then released from a fisherman’s net. Bill Mackay was operating his 17-metre boat with 47 passengers aboard off Port Hardy Thursday morning, looking for northern resident orcas [...]

 
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REYKJAVIK (Reuters) – An Icelandic Met Office official said on Sunday it was lowering the risk level for the Bardarbunga volcano in central Iceland to orange from red, the highest level. The decision came after the office said on its website earlier on Sunday that there were no signs of ongoing volcanic activity at Bardarbunga. [...]

 
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The Canadian Space Agency, which has struggled for years with the gravitational pull of tight budgets, plans a sweeping study of the benefits of Canada’s involvement in space. The agency is seeking bids for what it calls a “comprehensive” overall assessment of the country’s space activity and will pay up to $250,000 “to capture the [...]

 
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Ridges workshops help tag monarchs - Green Bay Press Gazette

0) { %> 0) { %> 0) { %> Source Article from http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/sports/outdoors/2014/08/26/ridges-workshops-help-tag-monarchs/14465125/Ridges workshops help tag monarchs – Green Bay Press Gazettehttp://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/sports/outdoors/2014/08/26/ridges-workshops-help-tag-monarchs/14465125/http://news.google.com/news?q=occupy+protest&hl=en&safe=off&gl=us&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&biw=1608&bih=848&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rssScience – Google NewsGoogle Newshttp://www.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_ca/news.gif