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  1. Hong Kong police 'fire warning shots' in street clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    Baton-wielding Hong Kong riot police fired warning shots and tear gas early Tuesday after a riot erupted in a busy district when officials tried to shift illegal hawkers, RTHK radio reported. Television footage showed one officer pointing his gun at crowds of protestors on the streets of Mongkok who hurled bricks, bottles and pieces of wooden pallets at police in the worst clashes since pro-democracy demonstrations in late 2014.

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  2. Police fire shots during Hong Kong 'riot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Fires were still burning in the Hong Kong district of Mong Kok Tuesday morning after a night of violence during the Chinese New Year holiday between riot police and protesters. Clashes erupted after government officials tried to evict street vendors from one of the city's busiest shopping areas, in Kowloon on the mainland side of Victoria Harbour.

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  3. 27 migrants drown as boat sinks off Turkish coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    ... appear to have deterred the migrants, with boats still arriving on the Greek islands daily. Earlier, dozens of Greek riot police were deployed to a demonstration organised by the extreme right Golden Dawn party against plans to build a new transit ...

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  4. Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    Riot police stand guard as rioters set fires and throw bricks in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong on Tuesday. Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police clashed over a street market selling fish balls and other local holiday delicacies.

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  5. Costly carpet sparks uproarRead the original story

    Yesterday | Texarkana Gazette

    ... after a similar gathering by fans of Egypt's top football club, Al-Ahly, commemorating the 74 people killed in a soccer riot in 2012 in the Suez Canal city of Port Said. Egypt's hardcore soccer fans, known as ultras, played a major role in the ...

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  6. Firemen arrive as the fire accident appears during the riot in Mong Kok. Photo: Edward WongRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Hundreds of protesters launched missiles and set fires on one of the busiest street in Mong Kok last night amid a police crackdown on illegal street hawkers. The violence broke out in Shantung and Soy Street.

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    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    One of Hong Kong's busiest districts was in virtual lockdown this morning after a night of violence which saw the police open fire with two "warning shots" as protesters launched missiles and set fires as a crackdown on illegal street food hawkers escalated into what some witnesses described as a 'riot'. Mong Kok, the scene of some of the worst unrest during the Occupy protests in 2014 , remains tense as unidentified protesters - a signficant number of them so-called 'localists' who campaign for varying degrees of independence for Hong Kong - launching sporadic brick and bottle attacks on police, who retaliated with pepper spray.

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  8. Shots fired in Hong Kong as violence flaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Riot police fire 'warning shots' as violence erupts in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district after authorities attempt to clear illegal hawkers and street vendors on Monday. Beijing: Hong Kong police fired "warning shots" in a bid to contain hundreds of surging rioters as Lunar New Year celebrations descended into a night of chaos on the streets of one of the city's busiest districts.

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  9. Hong Kong riot police clash with protesters amid crackdown on street vendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... at Mongkok district in Hong Kong, China February 9, 2016. Protesters break a pavement for bricks to be thrown at riot police at Mongkok district in Hong Kong, China February 9, 2016. An injured TV journalist (C) is helped by his colleague and a riot ...

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  10. Outrage over police assault on students is meaninglessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    ... onslaught. But, you reason, had there been any forewarning of a breach of the peace, they would already have been in riot gear, poised for collective action. But what we saw was not controlled defence of the realm but savage individual aggression. ...

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  11. Seeing red: 4km carpet for Egyptian president's motorcade sparks uproarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    ... after a similar gathering by fans of Egypt's top football club, Al-Ahly, commemorating the 74 people killed in a soccer riot in 2012 in the Suez Canal city of Port Said. Egypt's hardcore soccer fans, known as ultras, played a major role in the ...

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  12. HK riot police clash with protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    THE Pentagon wants to send a missile defence system to South Korea "as quickly as possible", as it seeks to counter an ever-defiant North Korea. AUTHORITIES say a falling object that killed a man and injured others was a meteorite: the first such death in recorded history.

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  13. Deadpool - ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | IndieLondon

    ... Wilson's past, thereby mixing up the final act showdowns with those bittersweet memories. And for long periods, it's a riot of subversive energy that plays to the strengths of Reynolds' particular brand of wise-cracking comedy, while also leaving ...

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  14. Giant red carpet for Egypt leader's motorcade sparks uproar - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... after a similar gathering by fans of Egypt's top football club, Al-Ahly, commemorating the 74 people killed in a soccer riot in 2012 in the Suez Canal city of Port Said. Egypt's hardcore soccer fans, known as ultras, played a major role in the ...

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  15. New independent director named for Arrhythmia Research Technology Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... makes specialized metal and plastic products, including artificial knee joints and less-lethal ammunition for police riot guns. The company posted sales of $24 million and a profit of $659,209 in 2014, bouncing back from a $3.5 million loss in 2013. ...

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  16. Denver Police arrest 17 during pretty chill post-Super Bowl riotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    Ah, football. It's great at bringing idiots together. Last night in Denver, for instance, masses of Broncos buffoons gathered to guzzle beer, laugh in unison at ridiculous commercials and watch their team beat the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. Afterward, they celebrated with a fun lil' riot.

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  17. Knesset Ethics Committee bans Balad MKs from Knesset debatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jerusalem Post

    ... phrase written in a legal dissent by American Associate Justice Robert Jackson in 1949, saying the right to incite to a riot does not fall under freedom of speech. Democracy "must protect itself and defend itself," the prime minister added. Later, ...

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  18. Giant red carpet for Egypt leader's motorcade sparks uproarRead the original story

    Monday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... a similar gathering by fans of Egypt's top football club, Al-Ahly , commemorating the 74 people killed in a soccer riot in 2012 in the Suez Canal city of Port Said. Egypt's hardcore soccer fans, known as ultras, played a major role in the protests ...

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  19. Rudy Giuliani condemns Beyonc 's Super Bowl halftime...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... watch coordinator George Zimmerman - also appears multiple times dancing in front of police officers who are dressed in riot gear. Even more clearly, the camera pans to the words "stop shooting us" written in graffiti on a white brick wall. ...

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  20. Malda Violence: Not a front-page newsRead the original story

    Monday | Hard News

    ... statement may very well be true, the motive behind a BJP proponent claiming more media space over an alleged communal riot and a citizen's claim over the same maybe diametrically opposite in nature. Up until the eighth day after the riots, a Google ...

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