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Saturday November 2nd, 2019 evening edition

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The apology Blizzard issued today, regarding the Hearthstone pro banned for supporting the Hong Kong protests, has not silenced protestors at BlizzCon 2019.

A collection of groups gathered in the street leading to the Anaheim Convention Center, where the event is being held.

I talked to them immediately following the opening ceremony to see if Blizzard president J. Allen Brack's apology had had any effect.

Blizzard apologised for the Blitzchung situation but it hasn't calmed protests at #BlizzCon19 — Robertie (@Clert) November 1, 2019.

Letting them know we won't be silenced and encourage Blizzard to be more responsive in their actions towards the community.".

Another anonymous protester, face hidden by a bandana, told me Blizzard should apologise to Blitzchung.

Blizzard can set an example here, he said, praising the company's efforts in LGBT representation - presumably in Overwatch. »

‘It’s like nothing we have come across before’: UK intelligence officials shaken by Trump administration’s requests for help with counter-impeachment inquiry

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He says there was no pressure on him from Trump to do him the “favour” he was asked for.

However, Trump announced that Pence had had “one or two” phone conversations of a similar nature, dragging him into the crisis.

However, Trump has yet to produce any evidence of corruption and Biden’s lawyer insists he has done nothing wrong. »

Ken Watanabe’s ‘Fukushima 50’ Heads Kadokawa’s Tokyo Market Lineup

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Titled “Fukushima 50,” the film tells the true-life story of workers at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant who, over five desperate days, reined in a nuclear disaster that could have caused the evacuation of Tokyo and other country-crippling damage, following the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Setsuro Watanabe directs and Ken Watanabe and Koichi Sato star, with release set for next year.

Mariko Tsutusi stars as an in-home caregiver who finds herself swept up in a scandal when her own nephew is charged with kidnapping. »