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Philippine grandma sews face masks for Taal volcano evacuees

Philippine grandma sews face masks for Taal volcano evacueesWhen demand and prices of face masks shot up after a small yet destructive volcano south of the Philippine capital suddenly spewed volcanic ash, a 61-year-old seamstress sprang into action to help her neighbours. Rosalina Mantuano, a seamstress for 45 years, began sewing dozens of colourful masks using scrap fabric in her atelier and gave it away for free to her neighbours in Lipa city, just 20 km (12 miles) from the Taal volcano.



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As wildfires foul California air, residents don face masks. But they really need respirator masks

As wildfires foul California air, residents don face masks. But they really need respirator masksWhat kind of mask do you need for wildfire smoke? As wildfires blaze around San Francisco and Los Angeles, here's how to protect yourself from smoke



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Hong Kong protesters don cartoon masks to defy face mask ban

Hong Kong protesters don cartoon masks to defy face mask banHong Kong pro-democracy protesters donned cartoon character masks as they formed human chains across the semiautonomous Chinese city on Friday night, in defiance of a government ban on face coverings at public assemblies. Chinese internet users have joked that Chinese President Xi Jinping resembles the talking bear, leading the country’s censors to scrub online references to the character. The protesters were taking a lighthearted approach to oppose the government’s decision this month to invoke colonial-era emergency regulations banning face masks at rallies as it struggles to contain the chaotic protest movement.



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Hong Kong set to ban face masks in bid to curb violence: media

Hong Kong set to ban face masks in bid to curb violence: mediaHong Kong is set to enact an emergency law to ban face masks at rallies, media reported on Thursday, as authorities grapple with nearly four months of anti-government protests. Many demonstrators wear face masks to hide their identities and shield themselves from tear gas. Demonstrators threw petrol bombs and police responded with tear gas.



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Hong Kong set to ban face masks in bid to curb violence – media

Hong Kong set to ban face masks in bid to curb violence - mediaHong Kong is set to enact an emergency law to ban face masks at rallies, media reported on Thursday, as authorities grapple with nearly four months of anti-government protests. Many demonstrators wear face masks to hide their identities and shield themselves from tear gas. Demonstrators threw petrol bombs and police responded with tear gas.



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Georgia homeowner kills three teens wearing masks in possible 'stand your ground' case

Georgia homeowner kills three teens wearing masks in possible 'stand your ground' caseThe fatal shooting of three teens by a Georgia homeowner this week could be a 'stand your ground' case, the Rockdale County Sheriff says.



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In Idlib, worried father turns paper cups into gas masks

In Idlib, worried father turns paper cups into gas masksFearing the worst in the looming battle for Syria’s last rebel stronghold, one desperate father is doing everything to protect his kids — fashioning gas masks from paper party cups and plastic bags. Hudhayfa al-Shahhad, who lives in the northwestern province of Idlib, is determined he and his family will be ready as best as possible for any chemical weapons attack, and has even dug a cave under his home to sit out any bombings. “I learnt how to make them on YouTube,” says the 27-year-old policeman demonstrating the rudimentary homemade masks, which he hopes may spare his three young children from the potentially deadly effects of any gas attack.



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Militarized Cops At Tiny Georgia Neo-Nazi Rally Arrest Counterprotesters For Wearing Masks

Militarized Cops At Tiny Georgia Neo-Nazi Rally Arrest Counterprotesters For Wearing MasksNEWNAN, Ga. — A heavily militarized police force of some 400 officers



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What The Southwest Flight Can Teach Us About Oxygen Masks

What The Southwest Flight Can Teach Us About Oxygen MasksPhotos and video footage from Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 indicate that



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'Juggalos' in Face Paint and Masks March on Washington to Protest Gang Classification by FBI

'Juggalos' in Face Paint and Masks March on Washington to Protest Gang Classification by FBIThey're sharing the National Mall with a rally in support of President Trump



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