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There's been more violence in Hong Kong after thousands of prodemocracy protesters took to the streets despite a ban. Video on social media shows riot police using batons to beat and detain suspected demonstrators at metro stations late on Saturday. Earlier, protesters set up barricades and threw petrol bombs. Police confirmed that two officers each fired a warning shot.

Details are coming in of a mass shooting in the US state of Texas. Police are searching for two people they believe have opened fire at random from two separate vehicles. It's thought one maybe a hijacked postal truck. At least ten people are said to have been injured in the attacks in the city of odessa and Midland.

Demonstrations have taken place in towns and cities in Britain against the suspension of Parliament, ahead of the country's planned departure from the EU at the end of October. Protesters rallied under the slogan stop the coup. The government insists that it's usual for Parliament to be suspended before a newly-appointed prime minister officially sets out his program.

The US military says it's attacked al-Qaeda militants in the rebel held Syrian province of Idlib. Reports from the region said more than 40 people were killed in a missile strike that targeted a meeting of jihadist leaders.

The UN Secretary General Antonio Antonio Guterres, who's visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo, has urged militia groups to choose peace. Violence has undermined efforts to halt an outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has so far killed 2000 people.

The Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has revised a decree he issued days ago temporarily banning the use of fire to clear agricultural land. A modified version of the legislation says the procedure is forbidden only in the Amazon region.

A French Formula 2 racing driver, Anthoine Hubert, has been killed in a high-speed crash at the Belgian Grand Prix. He was 22.

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