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Hong Kong riot police after violent clashes try to stem the protest at the airport

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong riot police stationed Sunday at Central Station to prevent a new anti-government protest against air travel after a night of violent street collision in China-ruled territory. Protesters have previously targeted the airport, occupied the arrival hall, blocked access roads, laid street fires in the nearby town of Tung Chung, and destroyed the subway station. …

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There are clashes in Hong Kong after dueling demonstrations

HONGKONG – Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Hong Kong on Saturday and fired petrol bombs, a new sign that political tension on Chinese territory is high on a delicate political anniversary a few miles from the Hong Kong border to the Chinese On the mainland, supporters of the government are marching on the streets to symbolically reject the three-month-old …

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CNN employee accuses Chris Cuomo of spreading "false news" about Trump in violent clashes

A CNN commentator on Trump beat his colleague Chris Cuomo in prime time for spreading "false news" about President Trump in a heated debate over his recent exposure to Hispanic voters. CNN employee Steve Cortes was asked how Trump can "love Latinos" after saying "so many anti-Mexican" and "anti-Puerto Rican" things. Cortes insisted that Hispanic Americans want "results," pointing to …

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Hong Kong police use water cannon during clashes with demonstrators for the 15th weekend in a row

The streets of downtown Hong Kong became the scene of clashes between demonstrators and police on Sunday, as political turmoil in the global financial center continued for a 15th weekend in a row. Tens of thousands of democracy supporters marched through downtown streets, despite a ban on police, before violence broke out later in the day when police fired chemically …

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Police storm subway with batons while clashes rage

Policemen fire tear gas on August 31, 2019 during a protest in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS / Tyrone Siu Tyrone Siu | Reuters Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs at government headquarters on Saturday and set fire to the streets while police stormed a subway car and hit passengers with truncheons and pepper spray in scenes that further fueled …

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Hong Kong police warn of violent clashes with demonstrators: NPR

Policemen remove their weapons following a confrontation with demonstrators during a protest in Hong Kong on Sunday. An officer fired a warning shot into the air – the first such incident after eleven weeks of protest. Vincent Yu / AP Hide Caption Switch caption Vincent Yu / AP Policemen remove their weapons following a confrontation with demonstrators during a protest …

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Hong Kong protests end with clashes between police and small group

The protests for the democracy of the day were largely peaceful. Thousands of protesters marched from Kwai Chung to the Tseun Wan district in the city's New Territories. They appeared under a sea of ​​umbrellas, despite a prolonged thunderstorm in plastic ponchos and raincoats. According to organizers of the Telegram news platform, the march was intended to reaffirm the protesters' …

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Hong Kong police arrest 29 after night clashes, more protests are planned

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police announced Sunday that it arrested 29 people after clashes overnight, during which tear-gas attacks were fired to disperse the anti-government demonstrators. Police and riot police take a break during a march to clear protesters and residents of Wong Tai Sin in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019. Photo taken on August 24, 2019. …

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13 arrested, 6 injured in clashes in Portland

Portland, Oregon police reportedly arrested 13 people on Saturday for demonstrating sprays and a stun gun from participants, including anti-fascists and members of the far-right Proud Boys organization, in connection with dueling demonstrations between far-right demonstrators and anti-fascist counter-protesters. According to Reuters, at the height of the demonstrations were about 1,200. P [19659004] Olice added that there were at least …

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Protests, clashes and lack of trust: the new normal for Hong Kong | world news

It was the third night in a row that the neighborhood of Biyanca Chu, Wong Tai Sin, a working-class residential district in Hong Kong, was taken over by police and demonstrators. The floor was littered with plastic bottles, broken umbrellas and tear gas containers. 22-year-old Chu, wearing only a black outfit, climbed over a roadblock, took off her baseball cap, …

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