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1,400 homeless in Hong Kong, double government estimate: study

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The number of homeless people in Hong Kong is likely to be double that of previous government estimates, a City University study has found. The university, with the help of three other community organisations, puts the figure at 1,414 – far higher than the government’s last citywide tally of 674 made more than 15 years ago. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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New York City council passes bill to protect unpaid interns’ rights

Bill would guard against sexual harassment and discrimination Mayor Bill de Blasio expected to sign into law this weekOn Wednesday, the New York City council unanimously approved a bill that seeks to protect unpaid interns against sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. The bill, sponsored by councilman James Vacca, expands the citys Human Rights Law to afford unpaid interns the same protection accorded to paid employees. It is currently awaiting Mayor Bill de Blasios signature, which is expected in the coming days.

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Washington state mudslide: before and after

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The toll in Washington’s deadly mudslide sat at 24 Tuesday evening, with 176 still missing

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Workers fear for the future in Ukraine’s heavily industrialised east

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Donbass’s miners and factory workers are justifiably concerned what the geopolitical tug of war means for themStanding outside Donetsk’s coal mine, Igor Yefremov mused over the future of Ukraine’s heavy industry. “If we join the European Union our mines and factories will shut down,” he said. “Already the orders from Russia are drying up. Russia doesn’t want us because of the chaos in Kiev.”Yefremov was waiting to meet his brother-in-law, who was working on the early shift at the city centre mine. Above ground, the scene was tranquil. Off-duty workers sat on benches in a small, sunny rose garden, dwarfed by two giant pit frames.

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Fred Phelps Gave Me My First Big Break

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In April 2003, The Black Table, a fledgling internet site started by me, Will Leitch, Eric Gillin, Aileen Gallagher, and Jim Cooke, had its first big, exclusive story, which was an interview with one Rev. Fred Phelps. Our full Q&A is reprinted below; here’s how that happened. Read more…

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On Baseball: Yankees’ Best Deal Might Be Letting Cano Go

Instead of meeting the salary demands of Robinson Cano, whose productivity is in decline, the club could use the money to pick up some free agents while scouting for bargains.

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Quitting the N.F.L.: For John Moffitt, the Money Wasn’t Worth It

John Moffitt, who walked away from about $1 million in salary from the 9-1 Broncos, said continuing to play for money was likely to injure him further and deepen his gloom.

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China graft crackdown hits Hong Kong’s ‘Dried Seafood Street’

<!– google_ad_section_start –> In a narrow Hong Kong street filled with the tang of dried sea creatures, shopkeepers are blaming China’s recent corruption crackdown for falling sales of expensive banquet foods such as shark fin and abalone. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Indian officials promise swift justice in gang-rape case

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Indian officials on Monday promised swift justice over the gang-rape of a young photographer in Mumbai, as the final suspect appeared in court over the attack that sparked angry protests. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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US crews battle huge wildfire in Yosemite area

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park in California was just seven per cent contained on Monday, while officials warned that the blaze was so hot that it could send sparks into new, untouched areas. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Snowden stayed at Russia’s consulate while in Hong Kong, report says

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Edward Snowden, the US intelligence contractor who was granted asylum in Russia, contacted Russian officials before he flew to Moscow and spent several days at the country’s diplomatic mission in Hong Kong, a newspaper said on Monday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Snipers shoot at UN chemical weapons team in Syria

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Snipers shot at a UN team set to inspect the site of a suspected deadly chemical weapons attack on Monday, further ratcheting up tensions as the West warned of possible military action against Damascus. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Tenants in industrial building subdivided flats will get one-off subsidy

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Low income families living in subdivided flats in industrial buildings would receive a one-off subsidy, acting Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Monday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Outspoken celebrity blogger’s arrest triggers online debate

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The detention of an outspoken social media celebrity on Friday has triggered fears among supporters that the bust was a government attempt to discredit him amid a campaign to rein in public opinion. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Married cheats prefer lunchtime trysts

<!– google_ad_section_start –> With two million would-be Japanese adulterers signed up for the cheaters dating website ashleymadison.com, we can only wonder how its Hong Kong launch will go down this week. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Hundreds homeless after fresh Myanmar religious unrest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Hundreds of people made homeless by Myanmar’s latest eruption of religious violence were sheltering in a school on Monday, a local MP said, after mobs torched the homes and shops of local Muslims. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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