A general strike in Hong Kong descended into citywide mayhem Monday as defiant protesters started fires outside police stations and hurled bricks and eggs at officers. After disrupting traffic early in the day, they filled public parks in several districts,…
By Katie Tam, Associated Press
Several hundred protesters mobilized in the streets outside a police station after Hong Kong media said that 44 people had been arrested on riot charges.
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. economy is showing signs of losing some steam, with growth rate down sharply in the second quarter from its level in the first. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow blamed Fed interest rate…
By Alice Fung, Yanan Wang, Associated Press
More than 1,000 demonstrators dressed in black filled the arrival hall at Hong Kong International Airport, chanting, "There are no riots, there's only tyranny!"…
In our news wrap Monday, China condemned pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Sunday night. More than 100,000 people marched in the streets, some vandalizing the Chinese government’s office there. Beijing warned they are directly challenging the central government’s authority.
By Nadia Lam, Associated Press
An overnight attack by white-clad assailants apparently targeting pro-democracy protesters raised tensions to new levels in Hong Kong on Monday as China harshly criticized the weekend demonstration, saying "central authority cannot be challenged.
By Alice Fung, Nadia Lam, Associated Press
The demonstration Sunday in Hong Kong's Sha Tin district was peaceful for most of the day, but fights broke out when police started clearing streets after nightfall.
By Katie Tam, Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
Protesters are persisting in their demands for the bill to be formally withdrawn and an investigation opened into heavy-handed tactics used by police against demonstrators.
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
Police arrested 12 people who tried to disrupt a ceremony Monday marking the anniversary of Hong Kong's return from Britain to China in 1997.
In our news wrap Tuesday, White House and Justice Department officials confirmed the U.S. Census Bureau will begin printing forms for the 2020 survey, without a citizenship question. Also, members of the European Union have broken a deadlock and chosen…
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