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First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 34 reports

Hong Kong Protesters Set Wednesday Deadline for Reforms

Protesters camped out in Hong Kong for a fifth consecutive day are threatening to expand their campaign of civil disobedience if the territory's chief executive does not meet their demand for democratic reforms.In a short statement, the Occupy Central ... [Published VOA News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 55 reports

HK Police and Officials Botch Protest

Tear gas outrages public but a practical way forward must be foundThe political leadership of Hong Kong was largely absent as university students declared a week of class boycotts stating last Monday, September 22, to protest China’s reneging on the Basic ... [Published Asia Sentinel - 38 mins ago]
Entities: Hong Kong, Protest, teargas
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 13 reports

Hong Kong erupts

Twenty-five years after the unforgettable Tiananmen Square demonstrations, people in China are again massing in support of democracy and human rights, in defiance of the government in Beijing.Thousands of people in Hong Kong have turned out in recent ... [Published Chicago Tribune - 1 hour ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 14 reports

UK asks China to protect right to protest in HK

12:10 am London : Britain has voiced concern about the escalating protests in Hong Kong and called for ‘constructive’ talks, saying it hoped they would lead to a ‘meaningful advance for democracy’ in the former British colony.“We hope that the upcoming ... [Published The Freepress Journal - 36 mins ago]
Entities: Hong Kong, China, Protest, Taiwan
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 10 reports

Watchdog to clarify Apple and Fiat tax probes

BRUSSELS — European Union (EU) regulators will provide more details on Tuesday of their reasons for launching in-depth inquiries into tax arrangements reached by Ireland with Apple and by Luxembourg with a Fiat subsidiary.The European Commission has launched ... [Published BDlive - 1 hour ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 16 reports

Environmental Superstar May Be Brazil's Next President But Some Of Her Old Fans Aren't Happy

Marina Silva — an environmental activist who could become Brazil’s first Afro-Brazilian president — is being hailed as a revolution in Brazilian politics. But the far left isn’t happy. Taylor Barnes reports from Rio. Brazilian presidential candidate ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 56 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 21 reports

Catalonia referendum won't see light of day, says Spain PM

Madrid: A Scottish-style independence referendum sought by Catalonia planned for Novemebr, has been suspended by Spain's Constitutional Court as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy slammed the decree calling it an affront to the country's "sovereignty".The Catalonians, ... [Published zeenews.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 16 reports

Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early-voting period

The Supreme Court ordered a halt Monday to early voting in Ohio that was scheduled to begin this week, clearing the way for the state to close polls on the Sunday before election day, when African American turnout has been heaviest.The emergency order, ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 14 reports

Nucci: Ground game key to winning this race

By now, both the campaigns and the voters get it — the race for governor is too close to call. The latest Suffolk University/Boston Herald poll confirmed it, showing Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker tied, with only 8 percent still ... [Published Boston Herald - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 18 reports

Spain seeks to halt Catalonia referendum

The Spanish government has filed appeals at the country’s top court to try and halt the powerful north-eastern region of Catalonia from staging an independence referendum.Prime minister Mariano Rajoy said the November 9 referendum called by Catalan regional ... [Published Irish Examiner - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 16 reports

Voter registration ends Monday

ANDERSON — Despite upcoming elections that will affect state and county offices and local school boards, there has been little interest among people that are not already registered to vote.The deadline to register for the Nov. 4 general election is next ... [Published Herald Bulletin - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 105 reports

White House urges Hong Kong leaders to ‘exercise restraint’ amid protests

The White House on Monday implored authorities in Hong Kong to "exercise restraint" amid mass pro-democracy protests following Beijing's decision to restrict reforms in the territory."The United States supports universal suffrage in Hong Kong in accordance ... [Published The Hill - 12 hours ago]

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" The 45% demand is too high and unreasonable. It will not pass. The important thing is to ensure that Governors get a good increase, the source that did not want to be named said."
"Get excited to say okay right from church we're gonna go and do our duty and vote."
...Besides all this, the wise politicians are not interested in escalation of incidents in Europe. "We like to think that the cold war ended, said on this occasion, the European CommissionEuropean Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso."
The system "is designed to protect the integrity of the vote," said Hallsworth. "They been using this technology for 10 years, and there's a very robust system for checking any irregularity."

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Essential Research: 52-48 to Labor [Published The Poll Bludger - 48 mins ago]
Essential Research’s fortnightly rolling aggregate ticks a point to the Coalition this week, putting Labor’s two-party lead at 52-48. The only change on the primary vote is a one point gain for the Coalition to 40%, with the balance being lost in rounding. ...
Central African Republic: EU trust fund starts ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 53 mins ago]
Source: European CommissionCountry: Central African Republic, France, Germany, Netherlands Summary: 29 September 2014, Brussels - The EU is today launching the first three development projects from the EU multi-donor trust fund for the Central African ...
Environmental Superstar May Be Brazil's Next Pr... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 56 mins ago]
Marina Silva — an environmental activist who could become Brazil’s first Afro-Brazilian president — is being hailed as a revolution in Brazilian politics. But the far left isn’t happy. Taylor Barnes reports from Rio. Brazilian presidential candidate ...
The 2 Leaders Najib Must Be Rid Of [Published DARUL EHSAN TODAY - 56 mins ago]
An Umno leader has told FMT that Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak would have to get rid of two problems in order to save Umno. The two problems are Umno Secretary-General Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor and the party’s information chief, Ahmad Maslan.The PM ...
The free speech conundrum [Published Malaysian Bar Council - 1 hour ago]
©The Star (Used by permission)by IVANPAL S.GREWALDemocracy should also protect those who can be hurt by the unbridled freedom of expression.LIKE most Malaysians, I have closely followed recent spate of arrests made under the Sedition Act 1948.I have sought ...
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