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John Oliver attends the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts American Songbook Gala at Alice Tully Hall on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Chinese social media censors John Oliver for mocking Xi Jinping

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A popular Chinese social media site is censoring discussion of “Last Week Tonight” and its HBO host John Oliver after he mocked Chinese President Xi Jinping, his apparent sensitivity about being compared to Winnie the Pooh and his country’s crackdown on human rights.

FILE - In this June 13, 2018 file photo, Democratic candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon looks at the crowd as she introduced during a campaign event at Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York. Nixon has announced that her 21-year-old son Seph Mozes has come out as transgender. The former Sex and the City star posted the announcement on her Instagram account on Friday, June 22 to mark the 14th annual Trans Day of Action. Nixon is challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo in New Yorks Democratic primary for governor.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Cynthia Nixon says her child has come out as transgender

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Actress and New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has announced that her oldest child has come out as transgender. The former “Sex and the City” star posted the announcement on her Instagram account on Friday to mark the 14th annual Trans Day of Action. Her 21-year-old son Samuel Joseph Mozes, who goes by the nickname Seph, originally was named Samantha.

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