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An international panel of experts hired to advise Hong Kong on the police response to huge pro-democracy protests announced Wednesday they were quitting, saying the watchdog was not fit for purpose "in a society that values freedoms and rights". The group's damning conclusion is a blow to Hong Kong's government, which has insisted its Independent Police Complaints Commission is capable of holding the force to account over snowballing claims of brutality. Critics have long charged the body lacks adequate powers, is stacked with pro-establishment figures and has been toothless when it comes to keeping the police in line.
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- Sports The Telegraph
Jose Mourinho has forbidden his players from watching a replay of their humiliation at the hands of Bayern Munich before his appointment, with the Tottenham manager using Wednesday night’s return match to provide a further glimpse into the future.
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Transgender girl's brave journey as one of the youngest children in the UK to begin the transition process
Ash Lammin has believed she was born in the wrong body since the age of three.
- Entertainment Reuters
"It should not sit in a billionaire's closet for country club bragging rights," the anonymous buyer told Newton-John, according to video of the exchange provided by Julien's Auctions. The jacket and the figure-hugging black pants worn by Newton-John for her "You're the One That I Want" duet with John Travolta in the 1978 movie were sold to separate buyers at a Beverly Hills auction last month, fetching more than double the expected price. The British-born, Australian-raised performer, 71, said earlier this year she is battling breast cancer for a third time.
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Jada Pinkett Smith opens up about child protective services investigation after 2014 incident with Willow
Jada Pinkett Smith opens up about the 2014 child protective services investigation of her family after a photo of 13-year-old Willow sparked controversy.