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Hong Kong government bans pro-independence party

Image copyright AFP Image caption Hong Kong’s separatist movement has limited public support Hong Kong has banned a small political party that campaigns for the territory’s independence. Authorities said the Hong Kong National Party (HKNP) posed a threat to national security. Under the so-called “one country, two systems” formula, Hong Kong enjoys a high degree […]

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Bill Cosby faces sentencing over sex assault

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Finally, women are believed in court’ Bill Cosby, the comedian once known as “America’s Dad”, could be sentenced to life in prison this week after his conviction for sexual assault. The two-day sentencing hearing at Montgomery County Courthouse in Pennsylvania will start on Monday. At a retrial […]