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Hong Kong a 'police state,' prominent protesters say

Asia Pacific Sep 22, 2019

Hong Kong a 'police state,' prominent protesters say

Hong Kong is a "police state" where officers — once dubbed "Asia's finest" — are conducting abuses in the service of the city's pro-Beijing leadership, prominent voices in the global financial hub's weekslong protest movement said Saturday. The comments came as riot police and demonstrators ...

Hawks narrow gap on PL-leading Lions

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 22, 2019

Hawks narrow gap on PL-leading Lions

Yuki Yanagita and Yurisbel Gracial each drove in a pair of runs as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks closed to within one game of the Pacific League-leading Saitama Seibu Lions on Sunday with a 6-5 win over the Orix Buffaloes. Yanagita singled in the Hawks' second ...

Mitakeumi beats Takakeisho in playoff to earn second title

Sumo / Basho Reports Sep 22, 2019

Mitakeumi beats Takakeisho in playoff to earn second title

Mitakeumi defeated fellow sekiwake Takakeisho in a dramatic playoff on Sunday to win the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament and claim his second top-division championship while denying Takakeisho the same. The 26-year-old from Dewanoumi stable hoisted the Emperor's Cup for the second time in his five-year ...