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22:20  15 october  2019
22:20  15 october  2019 Source:   thebiglead.com

2 Hong Kong protesters charged under mask ban

  2 Hong Kong protesters charged under mask ban Two protestors were charged Monday in the first violations of Hong Kong's new ban on wearing masks at rallies, the Associated Press reported.An 18-year-old student and a 38-year-old woman were the first to be prosecuted under the ban, which was instituted by Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam on Friday using emergency powers.The two were detained Saturday shortly after the ban's implementation. An 18-year-old student and a 38-year-old woman were the first to be prosecuted under the ban, which was instituted by Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam on Friday using emergency powers.

Protesters are burning LeBron James jerseys in Hong Kong. This is an expected part of the fallout from LeBron's semi-no-comment about the Daryl Morey / China situation. It's a rough look for LeBron, who talked to Jon Stewart just a couple months ago on HBO about speaking up about social issues.

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LeBron said that he would speak up even thought it meant losing popularity. With his brief comments on Morey this week LeBron may have lost fans in Hong Kong and America, but he kept the door open to grow his popularity in China. And ultimately, increase his wealth.

China warns Apple against 'reckless' support of HK protesters

  China warns Apple against 'reckless' support of HK protesters China's state media accused Apple Wednesday of supporting pro-democracy protesters, warning the US tech giant would suffer consequences for its "unwise and reckless" decision, in an echo of campaigns against other Western firms. An opinion piece in the People's Daily, the mouthpiece of the ruling Communist Party, highlighted a transport app available on Apple's store that it alleged helped protesters identify police in Hong Kong.

If you look at the pictures in these tweets, you'll see protesters are wearing all sorts of NBA gear. Easy to imagine that they will turn to those once they run out of LeBron jerseys.

Fans at Rockets opener show support for Hong Kong protesters .
Fans at the Houston Rockets' season opener held signs and wore shirts in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong.Houston general manager Daryl Morey angered China with a since-deleted tweet in support of the protesters earlier this month.

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