Australia under pressure to ban entry to singer Chris Brown

September 24, 2015 2:23 AM

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Australia under pressure to ban entry to singer Chris Brown

SYDNEY Australia was facing pressure on Thursday to deny entry to American singer and hip-hop star Chris Brown over his history of domestic abuse, as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull pledged A$100 million ($70.05 million) to combat violence against women.

Public pressure has been growing to block Brown, whose California probation stemming from a 2009 plea to assaulting singer Rihanna was revoked in February, from performing in four Australian cities in December.

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