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Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activist Agnes Chow Called the ‘Real Mulan’ in Viral Meme

Credit to Author: Sammy Westfall| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 12:28:24 GMT

Social media users showed support for the 23-year-old after she was arrested under Hong Kong’s new national security law.


Bhutan Declares Its First Coronavirus Lockdown As Cases Top 100

Credit to Author: Heather Chen| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 12:27:32 GMT

The Himalayan nation still has the lowest number of coronavirus cases in South Asia.


Koala Habitats that Survived Australia’s Bushfires are Now Being Logged

Credit to Author: Gavin Butler| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 12:27:02 GMT

Experts already believe koala species could face extinction by 2050, due in no small part to deforestation.


A Broken Cable Has Wrecked One of Earth’s Largest Radio Telescopes

Credit to Author: Becky Ferreira| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:26:49 GMT

The cable tore a 100-foot hole in the gargantuan dish in Puerto Rico, which was featured in Carl Sagan’s novel ‘Contact’ and the James Bond film ‘GoldenEye.’


Halo Infinite Has Been Delayed Into 2021

Credit to Author: Patrick Klepek| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:26:39 GMT

The premiere launch title for Microsoft’s new hardware had made a rough first impression.


‘Why Do I Keep Texting People Who I Know Aren’t That Into Me?’

Credit to Author: Allie Volpe| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:26:30 GMT

The pain of crafting thoughtful missives day after day only to receive a short “lol” in return—or, worse, nothing at all—is like a shot in the heart.


The Activist Who Streamed a Bizarre Standoff With the NYPD Will Keep Fighting

Credit to Author: Ryan Songalia| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:26:17 GMT

Derrick Ingram of Warriors in the Garden says he’s “a little traumatized” after riot cops and drones came for him, but that he “won’t be intimidated.”


Does ‘Before 5:01 p.m.’ Count as Making a 5 p.m. Deadline?

Credit to Author: Katie Way| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:26:03 GMT

Kanye West’s presidential campaign claims a form was wrongly disqualified—because it was turned in before 5:01 p.m. with a 5:00 p.m. deadline. Now, the nature of time hangs in the balance.


Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris as Running Mate, Making History

Credit to Author: Cameron Joseph| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:25:47 GMT

Harris brings racial diversity and relative youth to the ticket for Biden, who would be the oldest president in U.S. history to assume office.


Man With Hammer Killed Doctor at Red Deer Walk-In Clinic, Witness Alleges

Credit to Author: Anya Zoledziowski| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:41:49 GMT

The suspect, who allegedly also wielded a machete, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder.


Cops Tried to Handcuff an 8-Year-Old Boy at School, But His Wrists Were Too Small

Credit to Author: Emma Ockerman| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:40:08 GMT

“You made a mistake, and now it’s time to learn from it and grow from it, right?” said the cop at the boy’s arrest on a felony charge.


India’s High Demand For Drugs in Lockdown Is Making Dealers Take More Risks

Credit to Author: Shamani Joshi| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:38:53 GMT

Since the enforcement of lockdown, India’s drug busts are seeing higher quantities of opium and marijuana as dealers attempt to smuggle drugs through creative ways.