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Hong Kong pro-democracy leader fired from tenured university job

A tenured law professor and a leading figure in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement was fired from his university position Tuesday, less than a month after Beijing passed a new national security law in the semi-autonomous nation. Benny Tai, an associate professor of law at Hong Kong University, was sacked in an 18-2 vote by the university’s governing council, …

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Palmerston, British Foreign Office’s resident cat, returns after 6-month recovery for weight gain, stress

This is one government fat cat the public is happy to see back at work. Palmerston, the beloved feline residing in the United Kingdom’s Foreign Office, has returned after a six-month hiatus used to recover from stress after he was, apparently, overloved by government employees who fed him too many treats. DOWNING STREET ‘CHIEF MOUSER’ LARRY THE CAT …

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