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Elderly man hit with brick during Hong Kong protests has died

  • Hong Kong (CNN) - A 70-year-old man has died after being hit in the head with a brick during in clashes between Hong Kong's pro- and anti-government groups on Wednesday, a Hong Kong Hospital Authority spokesperson confirmed to CNN.
  • The elderly man's death is the second in nearly six months of confrontations between Hong Kong authorities and protesters demanding democracy in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
  • A 22-year-old Hong Kong university student who suffered a severe head injury after falling in a parking garage near the scene of protests died last Friday.
  • Hong Kong's Hospital Authority said 67 people were treated in hospitals in total on Wednesday with injuries related to the protests.
  • A 15-year-old boy is in critical condition after being struck in the head by what is believed to be a tear gas canister, according to Hong Kong's Hospital Authority.

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Boring Company Vegas Tunnel Loop Under Construction

  • The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors approved a contract with The Boring Company to design and construct a twin-tunnel Loop system for the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).
  • The project is currently under construction.
  • LVCC Loop will provide fast and convenient transportation for convention and trade show attendees across the LVCC campus.
  • High-occupancy AEVs (autonomous electric vehicles) use a modified Tesla Model X chassis to transport up to 16 passengers with both sitting and standing room.
  • Future expansions to augment LVCC Loop can include service extensions to McCarran International Airport, hotels on the Las Vegas Strip, downtown Las Vegas, Las Vegas Stadium, and, in the long term, Los Angeles.
  • AEVs, which will be capable of moving between the LVCC Loop and Loop system extensions, will adjust speeds upon entering the LVCC Loop system.

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