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Police & Bailiffs Move In To Clear Hong Kong Protest Sites After Seven Weeks of Demonstrations

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A pro-democracy protester prepares to sleep in his tent at the Mongkok occupy site on Thursday in Hong Kong. In a random poll of 513 people conducted by the University of Hong Kong and released yesterday, showed support for the movement decreasing with 83% of those surveyed saying the eight week occupation should end.

Pro-democracy demonstrators sleep on the ground near a barricade in Hong Kong on October 9, 2014.  While numbers at demonstration sites around the city have dwindled to a few hundred after days of mass rallies to demand fully free elections, those who remain at the barricades say they will not give ground.

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Pro-democracy demonstrators sleep on the ground near a barricade in Hong Kong on Thursday

A man takes a nap on a cushion which is displayed as a promotional event of a fashion brand at a shopping mall in Beijing May 30, 2014. Temperatures in Beijing on Friday reached 37 degrees Celsius (98.6 Fahrenheit) since it hit a record high of around 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) yesterday, the highest since 1951. The Beijing heatwave is expected to continue through the weekend, local media reported.

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A man takes a nap on a cushion, displayed as part of a promotional event, at a shopping mall in Beijing. Temperatures in the city on Friday reached 37 degrees centigrade

A man sleeps on the doorway of a closed shop at a market in Kolkata May 28, 2014.

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A man sleeps on the doorway of a closed shop at a market in Kolkata 

Craig Short lays on chairs as he waits for a competition to begin at the World Clown Association's annual convention in Northbrook...Craig Short lays on chairs as he waits for a competition to begin at the World Clown Association's annual convention in Northbrook, Illinois, March 26, 2014. Hundreds of clown performers from around the world gathered at the event to attend seminars, performances, and competitions. Picture taken March 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Young

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Craig Short lays on chairs as he waits for a competition to begin at the World Clown Association’s annual convention in Northbrook, Illinois. Hundreds of clown performers from around the world gathered at the event to attend seminars, performances, and competitions. 

A man sleeps on tetrapods as others stand on them on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai...A man sleeps on tetrapods as others stand on them on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai August 19, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)

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A man sleeps on tetrapods as others stand around on a beach in Mumbai, India on Monday. 

A porter takes a nap under the shade of a tree on a hot day near a temple in Kathmandu June 12, 2013.

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A porter takes a nap in the shade of a tree near a temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on Wednesday.