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Tuesday November 19th, 2019 night edition

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Protesters targeted Chick-Fil-A for their alleged homophobe stance - some of the banners accused Chick-Fil-A of being anti gay.

Chick-Fil-A said on Monday that it has stopped funding two Christian charities after coming under fire in recent weeks from LGBTQ activists.

The fast-food chain's foundation has donated millions of dollars to The Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Both organizations have a history of opposing same-sex marriage.

The Atlanta-based company has faced criticism in the past for its charitable donations and CEO Dan Cathy's public comments opposing gay marriage.

As Chick-fil-A expands outside of its stronghold in the southeastern U.S., activists have put pressure on the company.

Its first U.K. location will close when its lease expires after protests from a local LGBTQ rights group. »

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video which surfaced on Monday (Nov. 18) appearing to show Hong Kong protesters being loaded onto a train near the border with China, is sparking fears online they are being sent to a detention center in the communist country.

As clashes continued on college campuses between riot police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, a video was posted on Twitter spurring concerns that arrested demonstrators were being illegally extradited to China.

Twitter users suggested that the students were from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, which was the scene of fierce clashes between riot police and pro-democracy protesters on Monday. »