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Tear gas, violence end calm in Hong Kong protests

Aug. 24 (UPI) — Riot police fired tear gas Saturday on thousands of protesters in Hong Kong and violence erupted, marking an end to a respite of calm. The three months of protests initially erupted over a now suspended bill that would have allowed fugitives

Six inmates injured in San Diego prison riot

Aug. 24 (UPI) — Six inmates were injured, including two seriously, in a prison riot in San Diego, authorities said. All of the prisoners were transported to a hospital after the incident Friday night at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility east of Otay Mesa in

Eddie Money reveals stage 4 esophageal cancer diagnosis

Aug. 24 (UPI) — Singer Eddie Money has announced he is battling Stage 4 esophageal cancer. TMZ said Money was diagnosed late last year, but has continued to tour and film Season 2 of his AXS TV docu-series, Real Money, as he undergoes treatment.

Jury finds Fla. man guilty who used ‘stand your ground’

Aug. 24 (UPI) — A jury has found a Florida man guilty of manslaughter after he initially used the state’s “stand your ground’ law as his defense for fatal shooting last summer. The jury found Michael Drejka guilty Friday night of manslaughter in the fatal

Kermit confirms new Muppet show for Disney+

Aug. 24 (UPI) — A post on the official Kermit the Frog Twitter account said a new show starring The Muppets will debut on Disney+ next year. “Coming exclusively to #DisneyPlus in 2020, @TheMuppets proudly present MUPPETS NOW, a new short-form unscripted series! I’d love

Physicians: Backpacks shouldn’t be burden on health

Books, tablets, lunch: Stuff can really start to weigh heavily in your kid’s school backpack. And so experts at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons are offering tips on backpack safety to parents as a new school year begins. That’s because heavy and improperly worn