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Fighting for China

Entertainment | Mulan actress drags Disney into Hong Kong controversy
by Mary Jackson
Posted 8/23/19, 03:46 pm

Political protests and unrest in Hong Kong have engulfed Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of Mulan.

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Actor Peter Fonda dies at 79

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/19/19, 11:53 am

A countercultural icon from the 1960s died Friday. Actor Peter Fonda succumbed to complications related to lung cancer at his Los Angeles home, according to his family. He was 79. Fonda’s third wife, Margaret DeVogelaere, and a son, Justin, and daughter, Bridget, from his first marriage to Susan Brewer survive him.

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Fragile faith

Culture | Popular worship songwriter’s doubts send ripples through the Christian music world
by Mary Jackson
Posted 8/16/19, 05:10 pm

Worship leader Marty Sampson of Hillsong Church announced earlier this week he is “losing” his Christian faith in a lengthy and since-deleted Instagram post. The news drew swift and widespread reaction, surprising even Sampson, who posted Thursday, “I could not imagine the response. … I never expected to create any waves.”

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