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China denies US Navy ship visits to Hong Kong amid unrest

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U.S. officials say the Chinese government has denied requests for two U.S. Navy ships to make port visits to Hong Kong amid civil unrest.
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China State Media Says West Will Never Get Hong Kong Back As Protesters Beat Up Journalist

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A man later identified as a reporter for Chinese tabloid Global Times was beaten and detained by protesters as chaos broke out for the second day in Hong Kong's international airport.
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A Look At The Economic Costs Of The Protests In Hong Kong

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NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Daniel Ten Kate, a Hong Kong-based Asia editor for Bloomberg News, about the economic costs of the Hong Kong protests.
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Hong Kong tensions could zap any trade deal

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The Trump Administration wouldn't be able to reward China with a trade deal should the tensions in Hong Kong get worse, William O'Neil & Co's Randy Watts tells Reuters' Fred Katayama. That would be a negative for a market that's attempting to rally, he said.
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Will China run out of patience with Hong Kong protests?

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Sit-ins cause shut down of one of Asia's busiest airports as Hong Kong crisis deepens.
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Trudeau's near-silence on the Hong Kong protests has been deafening

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By Brandon Silver
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China Media: Hong Kong Protesters 'Asking for Self-Destruction'

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Chinese propaganda outlets warned on Tuesday that protesters in Hong Kong are
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Chaos at Hong Kong airport as protesters clash with police after disrupting flights for second day

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The second straight day of demonstrations in one of the busiest airports in the world ended in violence as Hong Kong's riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters late Tuesday night. Armed with pepper spray, shields and batons, officers cracked down on defiant protesters after numerous flights...
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Hong Kong Airport, a City's Symbol of Pride, Is Now Its Hub of Unrest

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Hong Kong Airport, the site of two straight days of protests, is more than just a transit hub. It's at the center of the city's identity.
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Trump claims US intelligence shows Chinese troops moving to border with Hong Kong and says he's being blamed for ‘problems' there

Trump claims US intelligence shows Chinese troops moving to border with Hong Kong and says he's being blamed for ‘problems' there

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he hoped the escalating situation in Hong Kong can be resolved peacefully.
"The Hong Kong thing is a very tough situation, very tough. We'll see what happens but I'm sure it will work out. I hope it works out for everybody - including China, by the way," Trump said of the ongoing pro-democracy protests.
After these comments, Trump took to Twitter and suggested he's being blamed for the situation in Hong Kong.
Trump has faced increasing pressure, including from congressional lawmakers , to offer a more forceful defense of the pro-democracy...
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Riot police clash with protesters at Hong Kong airport

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Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators had shut down operations at the busy transport hub for two straight days.
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Trump says he hopes 'nobody gets killed' in Hong Kong protests

Trump says he hopes 'nobody gets killed' in Hong Kong protests

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President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he hopes "nobody gets killed" as riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters in the Hong Kong airport, but he didn't stake out a firm position on the weeks-long demonstrations. The president has generally taken a hands-off approach to the protests, choosing instead to focus
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