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CLOSE SportsPulse: Drama surrounded Dallas this week but after demolishing the Eagles on Sunday night it’s clear they’re still the class of the division. That and more in Trysta Krick’s Week 7 overreactions. USA TODAYThe 32 things we learned from Week 7 of the 2019 NFL season:1. I live in Washington, and Sunday was the first…

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SportsPulse: Drama surrounded Dallas this week but after demolishing the Eagles on Sunday night it’s clear they’re still the class of the division. That and more in Trysta Krick’s Week 7 overreactions.
USA TODAYThe 32 things we learned from Week 7 of the 2019 NFL season:1. I live in Washington, and Sunday was the first time I can recall having championship-caliber teams from all the major sports in town simultaneously: the World Series-bound Nationals, WNBA champion Mystics, the NHL’s Capitals … and NFL’s San Francisco 49ers, who improved to 6-0 for the first time since 1990 by coming to the nation’s capital to shut out the lowly Redskins in a downpour.1a. Over the past three weeks, the Niners have allowed 10 points and 491 yards — total. By comparison, the Lions surrendered 503 yards and 42 points to the Vikings on Sunday.1b. San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan awarded Sunday’s game ball to his father, two-time Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Shanahan. The Shanahans were fired by the Redskins following the 2013 season, and Kyle directed some major shade toward the organization during his pre-game remarks days before the trip back to D.C.Nationals in October: 45 runsRedskins in October: 24 points pic.twitter.com/hK4cdfkp3Y— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 20, 20191c. Niners rookie DE Nick Bosa’s slip-and-slide celebration may have been the play of the game, though.Nick Bosa with the Sack and Slide 😂 #GoBuckspic.twitter.com/eyqcKtMKU7— Buckeye Videos+ (@BuckeyeVideos) October 20, 20192. Welcome to the MVP race, Aaron Rodgers. The Packers star, who’s already won the award twice in his career, matched his career high by generating six touchdowns (5 passing, 1 rushing) against the Raiders. Prior to Sunday, Rodgers hadn’t been posting Rodgers-esque numbers while adapting to new coach Matt LaFleur’s offense, but he might be ready to embark on one of his patented hot streaks. And with Green Bay tied for the league lead with six wins, you can’t discount the Leader of the Pack.2a. Amazingly, Sunday was the first time Rodgers ever posted a perfect 158.3 passer rating in a game — the first time any Packers QB had done so — completing 25 of 31 throws for 429 yards and those five TDs despite operating with a banged-up wideout corps that didn’t include Davante Adams. Rodgers’ 103.2 career QB rating is the best in NFL history among qualified passers.2b. Lastly, Rodgers become the ninth (and quickest in just 172 games) member of the 350-plus TD club for his career. He’s now at 351 and needs 13 more to pass Ben Roethlisberger (363) and Eli Manning (362) for seventh place on the all-time list.3. And you thought the Democratic presidential field was large. Rodgers isn’t the only one we can add to a group of MVP candidates that seems likely to grow in the wake of Patrick Mahomes’ unfortunate injury and a bad game Sunday by Seattle’s Russell Wilson.4. Start with second-year Ravens QB Lamar Jackson, who had a major hand in Baltimore’s 30-16 upset win in Seattle. After running for 116 yards, he now has 576 this season — meaning he’s more than halfway to Michael Vick’s record for rushing yards by a quarterback in one year (1,039 in 2006).5. Along with Christian McCaffrey, who was off Sunday, let’s throw Vikings RB Dalvin Cook’s name into the mix, too. He scored twice Sunday while churning out 142 yards on the ground, giving him the league rushing lead (725).5a. And though I’m not ready to elevate Cook’s teammate, QB Kirk Cousins, into the MVP stratosphere, give the dude credit. After a rough start that had his wideouts chirping at him publicly, Cousins has a 139.9 passer rating over his last five games (four of them wins), a figure that includes 1,383 yards, 11 TDs, one INT and a 89.4% completion rate.6. Though he’s now 5-0 this season, Saints QB Teddy Bridgewater won’t be in the MVP running since Drew Brees could be back as soon as next weekend. But I’d be fine voting Bridgewater comeback player of the year even if it’s been a while since the unfortunate 2016 knee injury that sidetracked his career.6a. After catching a TD from Bridgewater on Sunday in Chicago, Saints third-string QB Taysom Hill now has four career scores but still has yet to throw for one.6b. But the star of this New Orleans (6-1) team continues to be its defense, which made the Bears look hapless in front of their home fans Sunday before giving up some garbage yards and points in the fourth quarter once the outcome was well in hand. The Saints may be the best team in the league — perhaps because they’re so formidable even when Brees and RB Alvin Kamara can’t play.7. Trying to think of a more disastrous recent holdout than that of soon-to-be free agent Chargers RB Melvin Gordon, who managed 32 yards on 16 carries Sunday and failed twice to punch in what would have been a game-winning TD from the 1-yard line in the final minute against the Titans. Gordon also fumbled on his final attempt. Still not sure why the Bolts haven’t gone back to Austin Ekeler as their primary ball carrier.8. Good to see Packers RB Aaron Jones come up with that 21-yard TD catch against Oakland six days after his horrendous drop of a gimme TD from Rodgers on Monday Night Football.How did Packers RB Aaron Jones bring this one in?(Via @packers) pic.twitter.com/wc8XvankzD— USA TODAY NFL (@usatodaynfl) October 20, 20199.  Colts QB Jacoby Brissett passed for 326 yards and four TDs on Sunday, thresholds he’d never reached in an NFL game, to power Indianapolis past Houston for first place in the AFC South.9a. Brissett is now 4-0 all-time against the Texans.9b. The Texans are now 3-15 all-time in Indianapolis.9c. But what might have been if Houston QB Deshaun Watson’s brilliant second-quarter TD pass to WR DeAndre Hopkins hadn’t been blown dead by the officials …10. Nice to see first-round Titans DL Jeffery Simmons on the field Sunday. He finished with four tackles, including a sack, in his debut — one many thought might not happen until 2020 given he tore an ACL in February while preparing for the draft.10a. But sorry, Jeff … G Nate Davis has already locked up Titans rookie of the year. Unanimously … in my poll.11. Some things never change: New Tennessee K Cody Parkey hit yet another upright during a PAT attempt Sunday. But bitter Bears fans were in no position to rip Parkey.12. Chicago has now lost the first game following its bye in six consecutive seasons.13. Guess Eagles coach Doug Pederson should get out of the prediction business?14. Guess Cowboys coach Jason Garrett and his first-place team are back in business for a while longer after dismantling Pederson’s crew?15. Back to Mahomes — really great news that his knee injury apparently isn’t season-ending. In the NFL’s 100th celebration season, which has been long on historic celebrations but short of compelling football on the field, good to know one of the league’s truly electrifying performers should be back — and perhaps prevent a Patriots cakewalk in the AFC.15a. If backup Chiefs QB Matt Moore can go .500 or so (Moore’s career record as a starter is 15-15) against a lineup likely to include the Packers, Vikings, Titans and Chargers, Kansas City should be fine when Mahomes returns given the underwhelming state of the AFC.15b. But one refresher (and perhaps a word of caution), Moore was out of the league in 2018 and was scouting Kyler Murray for the Dolphins in March.Just a few months ago Matt Moore was scouting Kyler Murray for the Dolphins…Now he’s leading the Chiefs offense.pic.twitter.com/eYH7hxeb8F— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) October 18, 201915c. Since the start of the 2012 season, Moore has dropped four of six starts, including a playoff loss at Pittsburgh while with Miami.16. Moore’s former Dolphins teammate, QB Ryan Tannehill, improved his all-time ledger to 43-46, winning his first start as a Titan while adding some needed spark to Tennessee’s offense.17. Applause for the Kansas City defense, which stepped up dramatically in Mahomes’ absence. The Chiefs collected nine sacks in Denver — they had 11 total in the first six games — scored on a fumble recovery and limited the Broncos to six points and 205 yards, both season lows. K.C. will need more of the same from Frank Clark and Co. while Mahomes is shelved.18. Speaking of the moribund AFC, the conference is a collective 47-56 heading into Monday night’s Jets-Patriots game.19. Road teams are 58-46-1 this season.20. The Rams’ Johnny Hekker — for my money, the greatest punter in NFL history (sorry, Ray Guy fans) — completed a 23-yard pass Sunday on a fake to give L.A. a fresh set of downs. The former high school quarterback is now 12-for-20 in his NFL career for 179 yards and a TD, his 106.0 passer rating the third best since 1970 among non-QBs with at least 20 attempts./Run DMC’s “It’s Tricky” intensifies(Via @thecheckdown) pic.twitter.com/guXWaGgkqR— USA TODAY NFL (@usatodaynfl) October 20, 201921. One would have to be foolish to pick the Falcons at this point, but the Rams — sporting new CB Jalen Ramsey for the first time — finally looked like a team that might do some damage in the playoffs. Ramsey helped limit Atlanta WR Julio Jones to fewer than 100 receiving yards, the offense was balanced (38 passes, 36 runs), and Aaron Donald threw RB Devonta Freeman out of the club. Courage points to diminutive Freeman for taking on the biggest guy in the room … but we’re docking sanity points, too.21a. Speaking of fools, wish I’d known this before submitting my weekly picks: The Rams are 6-0 in the Eastern Time Zone under Sean McVay … the Super Bowl notwithstanding, of course.22. Miami’s 21 points and 381 yards were both season highs. Didn’t stop them from dropping to 0-6.23. Conversely, the Bills improved to 5-1, their five victories coming against teams with a combined record of 6-25.24. Cincinnati RB Joe Mixon averaged about 7 inches per carry Sunday (2 yards on 10 rushes) and is generating just over 3 yards per run this season.25. When are the Bengals (0-7) going to take a look at rookie QB Ryan Finley? Just asking because they’re fast working themselves into position for Tua Tagovailoa or whomever they might want atop the 2020 draft.26. With Ramsey on the field, the Rams got one INT on Sunday (from LB Cory Littleton). 26a. Without Ramsey no longer on the roster, the Jaguars picked off three passes Sunday.26b. And let’s not forget former Rams and current Ravens CB Marcus Peters, who duped Wilson into a 67-yard pick six (Wilson’s first INT of 2019) and became the first player of the Super Bowl era to pick off passes for different teams in consecutive weeks and first ever to take INTs to the house for separate teams in the same season.26e. Think new Ravens and erstwhile Seahawks FS Earl Thomas loves him some Marcus Peters about now?27. The Lions and Vikings combined to score nine TDs in nine red-zone trips Sunday.28.  Detroit WR Marvin Jones tied his career high with four TD grabs against Minnesota — making him just the fourth player ever to have multiple games with at least four scoring grabs. Might be a good time for fantasy owners to sell high on Jones. Might also be a good time for the Lions to sell high on Jones, who’s under contract through next season, given they suddenly look like a team that might not recover from that brutal Week 6 loss in Green Bay. The trade deadline is Oct. 29.29. Lions QB Matthew Stafford also made a little history, becoming the fastest player (147 games) to pile up 40,000 yards. But it’s just a “little history” because you know that mark won’t stand for long.30. The Cardinals-Giants game was billed as a battle of first-round rookie QBs Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones. But it turned into the Chase Edmonds show, the second-year Arizona RB rushing for 126 yards and three TDs — becoming just the fifth player with three rushing TDs of 20-plus yards in a single game.30a. Maybe the Cardinals should trade David Johnson?30b. The Cards have won three in a row for the first time since 2015.30c. Coming off a six-game PED suspension, star Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson had seven tackles, a sack and forced fumble.30d. With a career-high four sacks Sunday, Arizona OLB Chandler Jones now has 8½ this year, putting him a half-sack off the league lead.31. But if the Giants can’t handle the Cards at home, we can stop talking about New York as an NFC East dark horse.32. Maybe the Bears should trade for David Johnson.32a.  And Cam Newton. Just sayin’ …***Follow USA TODAY Sports’ Nate Davis on Twitter @ByNateDavisAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideIf you love talking football, we have the perfect spot for you. 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Hong Kong’s new rules have created confusion in the classroom. Some parents are pulling their children out

“I want him to grow up in an environment with enough freedom to do what he wants to do and not be restricted by some invisible threat,” said Sarah, who requested CNN use a pseudonym for fear of being targeted by authorities.In June, Beijing imposed a national security law on Hong Kong that bans secession,…

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“I want him to grow up in an environment with enough freedom to do what he wants to do and not be restricted by some invisible threat,” said Sarah, who requested CNN use a pseudonym for fear of being targeted by authorities.In June, Beijing imposed a national security law on Hong Kong that bans secession, subversion, terrorist activities and collusion with foreign powers. The law was passed to quell the pro-democracy movement that destabilized the financial hub last year, but its reach went far beyond policing protests to criminalizing certain conversations, political positions, publications and even social media posts.In Hong Kong’s classrooms, it is now unclear what can legally be taught or discussed.The Education Bureau has ordered schools to remove books and teaching materials that could violate the law. Administrators can call the police if someone insults the Chinese anthem, which must be played in schools on certain holidays. In September, a student who displayed a photo with the slogan “Free Hong Kong, Revolution Now” during class was suspended for a week. Sarah’s move isn’t just for her son: she is a teacher in Hong Kong. The English Schools Foundation, an international education organization, released new guidelines in September for teachers, seen by CNN, which concluded that the classroom “is not a safe space” for discussion or debate. It advised teachers to “always be aware of how what you are teaching could be interpreted/misinterpreted by others.” The former Chief Executive of Hong Kong has even posted on his Facebook page personal details of teachers charged over professional misconduct during the protest last year. In Hong Kong, Sarah owns an apartment and a car — both rare privileges in a city where buying a home is expensive and taking public transport is the norm. But she’s prepared to give it all up for an uncertain life away from family and friends. “We will do any kind of job. Be a cleaner, do the dishes, be a cashier,” she said. “Because it’s the value we place on the freedom that’s more important than the materialistic life we have.”CNN spoke to several parents who said they were also preparing to move abroad for their children’s education, and teachers at some schools have reported a higher than normal drop-out rate this year. One mother, who has two children in local primary schools, said her family will move to the UK before the end of the year. Like Sarah, she isn’t sure what her job prospects will be in a country that’s struggling to cope with a rapid rise in coronavirus cases.”We are sacrificing a lot to move. It will be expensive,” she said. “We want our children to study in a country that offers more freedom.””Illegal ideas” Last month, Hong Kong authorities took away a teacher’s registration for life for allegedly “spreading the idea of Hong Kong independence” in class. Authorities did not give details about the classroom discussion, but local media reported that the teacher showed students a TV documentary, featuring pro-independence figure Andy Chan. They were then asked to answer questions from a worksheet about freedom of speech and proposals for Hong Kong independence. In response to the incident, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said “illegal ideas” and “pro-independence” concepts cannot exist in schools. Beijing has long blamed the Hong Kong education system for radicalizing its students. In particular, pro-Beijing lawmakers condemn Liberal Studies — a required high school civics course that was introduced in 2009 to strengthen critical thinking and knowledge of contemporary issues. It covers topics including modern China, political participation and Hong Kong identity. Pro-Beijing voices have criticized the course materials for being biased and encouraging students to join anti-government protests. Publishers of textbooks for the course have rewritten parts of it, removing criticism of the Chinese government and the term “separation of powers.” Pro-Beijing lawmaker Regina Ip says the changes to education will teach students a more balanced history of China, rather than stifle conversation. “The basic purpose is to bring up our children to at least have proper respect for our country,” Ip said. “I have received complaints about teachers using the classroom as a vehicle of the political beliefs, even stirring up hatred of police, of the Chinese government, of the people of China, portraying them as dirty, backward, repressive.”Education authorities received 247 misconduct complaints about teachers who allegedly “disseminated hate remarks” and “advocated violence on social media,” from last June to this August. Earlier this month, the Hong Kong education minister said his department had investigated several teachers and students for allegedly bullying the children of police officers, who were on the frontlines of last year’s protests. According to local media reports, a secondary school teacher’s contract was terminated because she allowed students to perform pro-democracy anthem “Glory to Hong Kong.” According to Ip, the song “amounts to sowing the seeds of Hong Kong independence in young minds.” This summer, the city’s Education Bureau issued new guidelines, requiring Hong Kong schools to play the Chinese anthem during important holidays, and to report to the police those who insult the song. Ip says “many countries” teach their kids to memorize the constitution and sing the national anthem. “I think there is no basic difference,” she added.For years, Beijing has tried to impose patriotic education in Hong Kong. Joshua Wong, a prominent Hong Kong activist and former leader of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, created a student activist group called Scholarism when he was in high school. In 2012, he rallied 120,000 people to occupy the Hong Kong government’s headquarters to protest a Beijing-backed plan to introduce patriotic, pro-Communist national and moral education lessons in the city’s public schools. Protesters argued the changes amounted to brainwashing, and their actions forced the city’s beleaguered leaders to withdraw the proposed curriculum.That was the last time the students of Hong Kong won against Beijing.Since 2012, one of Beijing’s primary aims has been to create a generation of patriotic and loyal Hong Kong youth, according to Lester Shum, onetime deputy secretary-general of the Hong Kong Federation of Students and now an elected lawmaker. He said the current changes could create a new generation who will be “totally brainwashed, not knowing about the wrongdoings from the authorities.”But Shum says it’s unclear how successful those aims will be, since students can still access free information from the internet and the press. Next generationRowena He, an associate professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, has witnessed these types of changes to an education system play out before. In the spring of 1989, millions took to the streets in Beijing and other cities across China to demand political reforms. The nationwide movement ended on June 4, when the People’s Liberation Army opened fire on its own people Beijing’s city center. After that, the Communist Party launched a patriotic education campaign to instil national pride and change young people’s attitudes towards Western powers. Today, few young people within mainland China know about the Tiananmen massacre, or pro-democracy protests, because the event is censored from the Chinese internet and books, and is not taught in schools. Many of those who know about the incident believe in the official version that the crackdown was necessary for China’s stability and rise. But in Hong Kong it will take far longer to “brainwash the younger generation,” He said. “Hong Kong has a strong civil society,” she explained.He is the author of “Tiananmen Exiles: Voices of the Struggle for Democracy in China.” For years, she taught seminars on the movement in American universities before moving to Hong Kong last year. She was looking forward to attending the June 4 commemoration for the first time in Hong Kong, the only place on Chinese soil where an annual vigil is held. But authorities banned the event in June for the first time in 30 years, citing coronavirus concerns. Many fear it will never take place again. A smaller crowd of people still gathered in Victoria Park this year, leading to the arrest of dozens of democracy activists who were accused of knowingly taking part in an “unauthorized assembly.”He still teaches her students about the Tiananmen massacre and historical episodes deemed taboo by the Communist Party, but fears of repercussions have followed her throughout her career. In July, the University of Hong Kong fired Benny Tai, a prominent law professor and pro-democracy activist, who said academic staff in the city “are no longer free to make controversial statements.” Local media have reported instances of professors with pro-democracy views whose contracts have been denied.”We never know what the red line is, that’s the root of censorship and self-censorship,” Rowena He said.On June 4 this year, He took her students to a replica of the “Goddess of Democracy” standing at the heart of the Chinese University campus. The original Goddess of Democracy was a 10-meter tall statue hastily made by students in 1989 that was destroyed by the Chinese military in Tiananmen Square. The figure is now a global symbol of defiance. “Those in power can easily manipulate history and erase memory,” He said. “I try my best to speak out the truth — that’s the resistance.”Some of Rowena’s students plan to leave Hong Kong after graduation. One of them, Tyler, who asked to use a pseudonym to avoid repercussions, said he will move to the UK to pursue graduate studies in Chinese history, because of the “censorship problems” in Hong Kong. “The narrative in Hong Kong and China is quite controlled,” he said. Tyler took part in student demonstrations at the Chinese University of Hong Kong last year, which became the center of violent clashes between police and protesters. Students set up barricades against police who fired tear gas. Protesters were arrested in large numbers. “Under the security law, many of us are afraid of being spied on by police,” Tyler said. “So now we are quite worried, but I still saw a lot of students who are willing to sacrifice themselves.”Some students are determined to stay in Hong Kong. One of Tyler’s classmates plans to become a primary school teacher, so she can keep alive the memory of important events, such as the 1989 crackdown.”We need someone to continue to teach the next generation and continue to tell them what is right and wrong, so not just let them to be brainwashed by the government,” said the student, who didn’t want to be named for fear of being targeted by authorities.But Sarah, the teacher who is moving her family to the UK, does not want to wait to see what happens to the next generation. Her biggest fear isn’t what’s happening in Hong Kong currently, but what could happen in decades to come. By leaving Hong Kong now, she’s hoping her son won’t have to face a difficult decision in the future about whether to abandon the only city he knows.

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CNN.MobileWebFloatingPlayer.transition,onPin: function () {playerInstance.hideUI();},onUnpin: function () {playerInstance.showUI();},onPlayerClick: function () {if (mobilePinnedView) {playerInstance.enterFullscreen();playerInstance.showUI();}},onDismiss: function() {CNN.Videx.mobile.pinnedPlayer.disable();playerInstance.pause();}});/* Storing pinned view on CNN.Videx.mobile.pinnedPlayer So that all players can see the single pinned player */CNN.Videx = CNN.Videx || {};CNN.Videx.mobile = CNN.Videx.mobile || {};CNN.Videx.mobile.pinnedPlayer = mobilePinnedView;}if (Modernizr && !Modernizr.phone && !Modernizr.mobile && !Modernizr.tablet) {if (jQuery(containerClassId).parents(‘.js-pg-rail-tall__head’).length) {videoPinner = new CNN.VideoPinner(containerClassId);videoPinner.init();} else {CNN.VideoPlayer.hideThumbnail(containerId);}}},onContentEntryLoad: function(containerId, playerId, contentid, isQueue) {CNN.VideoPlayer.showSpinner(containerId);},onContentPause: function (containerId, playerId, videoId, paused) {if (mobilePinnedView) {CNN.VideoPlayer.handleMobilePinnedPlayerStates(containerId, paused);}},onContentMetadata: function (containerId, playerId, metadata, contentId, duration, width, height) {var endSlateLen = jQuery(document.getElementById(containerId)).parent().find(‘.js-video__end-slate’).eq(0).length;CNN.VideoSourceUtils.updateSource(containerId, metadata);if (endSlateLen > 0) {videoEndSlateImpl.fetchAndShowRecommendedVideos(metadata);}},onAdPlay: function (containerId, cvpId, token, mode, id, duration, blockId, adType) {/* Dismissing the pinnedPlayer if another video players plays an Ad */CNN.VideoPlayer.dismissMobilePinnedPlayer(containerId);clearTimeout(moveToNextTimeout);CNN.VideoPlayer.hideSpinner(containerId);if (Modernizr && !Modernizr.phone && !Modernizr.mobile && !Modernizr.tablet) {if (typeof videoPinner !== ‘undefined’ && videoPinner !== null) {videoPinner.setIsPlaying(true);videoPinner.animateDown();}}},onAdPause: function (containerId, playerId, token, mode, id, duration, blockId, adType, instance, isAdPause) {if (mobilePinnedView) {CNN.VideoPlayer.handleMobilePinnedPlayerStates(containerId, isAdPause);}},onTrackingFullscreen: function (containerId, PlayerId, dataObj) {CNN.VideoPlayer.handleFullscreenChange(containerId, dataObj);if (mobilePinnedView &&typeof dataObj === ‘object’ &&FAVE.Utils.os === ‘iOS’ && !dataObj.fullscreen) {jQuery(document).scrollTop(mobilePinnedView.getScrollPosition());playerInstance.hideUI();}},onContentPlay: function (containerId, cvpId, event) {var playerInstance,prevVideoId;if (CNN.companion && typeof CNN.companion.updateCompanionLayout === ‘function’) {CNN.companion.updateCompanionLayout(‘restoreEpicAds’);}clearTimeout(moveToNextTimeout);CNN.VideoPlayer.hideSpinner(containerId);if (Modernizr && !Modernizr.phone && !Modernizr.mobile && !Modernizr.tablet) {if (typeof videoPinner !== ‘undefined’ && videoPinner !== null) {videoPinner.setIsPlaying(true);videoPinner.animateDown();}}},onContentReplayRequest: function (containerId, cvpId, contentId) {if (Modernizr && !Modernizr.phone && !Modernizr.mobile && !Modernizr.tablet) {if (typeof videoPinner !== ‘undefined’ && videoPinner !== null) {videoPinner.setIsPlaying(true);var $endSlate = jQuery(document.getElementById(containerId)).parent().find(‘.js-video__end-slate’).eq(0);if ($endSlate.length > 0) {$endSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–active’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’);}}}},onContentBegin: function (containerId, cvpId, contentId) {if (mobilePinnedView) {mobilePinnedView.enable();}/* Dismissing the pinnedPlayer if another video players plays a video. */CNN.VideoPlayer.dismissMobilePinnedPlayer(containerId);CNN.VideoPlayer.mutePlayer(containerId);if (CNN.companion && typeof CNN.companion.updateCompanionLayout === ‘function’) {CNN.companion.updateCompanionLayout(‘removeEpicAds’);}CNN.VideoPlayer.hideSpinner(containerId);clearTimeout(moveToNextTimeout);CNN.VideoSourceUtils.clearSource(containerId);jQuery(document).triggerVideoContentStarted();},onContentComplete: function (containerId, cvpId, contentId) {if (CNN.companion && typeof CNN.companion.updateCompanionLayout === ‘function’) {CNN.companion.updateCompanionLayout(‘restoreFreewheel’);}navigateToNextVideo(contentId, containerId);},onContentEnd: function (containerId, cvpId, contentId) {if (Modernizr && !Modernizr.phone && !Modernizr.mobile && !Modernizr.tablet) {if (typeof videoPinner !== ‘undefined’ && videoPinner !== null) {videoPinner.setIsPlaying(false);}}},onCVPVisibilityChange: function (containerId, cvpId, visible) {CNN.VideoPlayer.handleAdOnCVPVisibilityChange(containerId, visible);}};if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length 0) {configObj.adsection = window.ssid;}CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;CNN.VideoPlayer.getLibrary(configObj, callbackObj, isLivePlayer);});CNN.INJECTOR.scriptComplete(‘videodemanddust’);

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