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China Arrests 53 for Environmental Protest Turned Violent

Police in China say they have arrested at least 53 people in connection with environmental protests that turned violent on Saturday. The protests were against plans to build a large waste incinerator in the eastern city of Hangzhou. In a statement released Monday, police in Hangzhou said seven others have been detained for "spreading rumors" about the matter on social media sites. The protest in Hangzhou turned violent when authorities tried to crack down on the rally. At...

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