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PBC News & Comment: Some Hong Kong Protest Leaders Shift Tactics, Students Launch Hunger Strike

In Hong Kong, Occupy Central leaders shift tactics, plan to submit to arrest as student leaders call for hunger strike…

–in Israel, Netanyahu fires “moderate” ministers who opposed “citizenship” law, dissolving the government leading to elections in March

–in underhanded move, US-based Israel Law Center files IRS complaint against Presbyterian church for BDS activism

–listener Annette McManus deplores Zionism, and shares interesting comments from Putin about American bullying

–based on US intel on Khorosan, Britain is reported to be girding for spectacular terrorist event by Christmas

–more Christmas Fear from FBI, warning all US military personnel to scrub social media

–Baghdad reaches oil agreement with Kurds

–Lebanon says it is holding a wife and child of al-Baghdadi

–Congress balks at approving closure of Guantanamo

–Sen. Gillibrand renews effort to pass tougher military sex assault law

–Supreme Court talks about rap and threats posted on Facebook, Natasha Lennard has good analysis at Vice

–Iranian man faces execution for posting Facebook comments insulting to the Prophet