Protests in China at the world’s largest Apple iPhone factory

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People wearing face masks use their smartphones to scan their health check QR codes before entering an Apple Store in Beijing, Nov. 7, 2022. Apple Inc. is warning customers they'll have to wait longer to get its latest iPhone models after anti-virus restrictions were imposed on a contractor's factory in central China.

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When the Soviet Union ended, Western culture rushed in. Including “Sesame Street.” But adapting the American “Muppets” to 1990s Russia meant culture clashes and encounters with darker forces in post-Soviet media. Also, protests erupted at the world's largest Apple iPhone factory in China. And, many municipalities in France are not showing World Cup games in big public places. That's in protest for the way Qatar has handled human rights.


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