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Protesters in Hong Kong took over the legislature's main building Monday night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber.
Kin Cheung/AP Photo, File
July 04, 2019 - 9:42 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — It was almost noon on Monday when hundreds of protesters outside Hong Kong's legislature voted to break in. Watching from the side, one protester disagreed. They were too few, 19-year-old Daisy Chan worried, and the police presence was heavy. As hours passed, thousands more...
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In this June 30, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington.
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July 03, 2019 - 1:45 pm
By Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of playing a "big currency manipulation game." He said the United States should match that effort, a move that directly contradicts official U.S. policy not to manipulate the...
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CNN
July 01, 2019 - 3:17 pm
By James Griffiths, Julia Hollingsworth, Ben Westcott and Eliza Mackintosh, CNN (CNN) - - On the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, a large group of protestors smashed through glass doors and stormed the government headquarters. The dramatic July 1 events have marked a break from...
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Protesters put a Hong Kong colonial flag and deface the Hong Kong logo at the Legislative Chamber after break in to protest against the extradition bill in Hong Kong, Monday, July 1, 2019.
Vincent Yu/AP Photo
July 01, 2019 - 10:26 am
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong swarmed into the legislature's main building Monday night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber. The sharp escalation in tactics...
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Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn."
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June 30, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) - - Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn." Trump said Saturday that "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," as long as the transactions won't...
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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping
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June 29, 2019 - 8:04 am
By Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- US President Donald Trump says trade talks with China have been successfully revived and new tariffs are on hold after his highly anticipated meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. "We're right back on track. We'll see what happens," Trump said after the talks...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the "Faith & Freedom Coalition 2019 Road To Majority Policy Conference," Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Washington.
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June 26, 2019 - 3:10 pm
By Paul Wiseman WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he's under little pressure to reach a trade deal with China when he meets late this week with President Xi Jinping and is prepared to impose further tariffs on Chinese imports. "The Chinese economy's going down the tubes...
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Hong Kong residents Sunday continued their massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory's apprehension about relations with mainland China.
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June 16, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Christopher Bodeen and Elaine Kurtenbach HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong citizens marched for hours Sunday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city's top leader for her handling of legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British...
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A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges.
Vincent Yu/AP Photo
June 09, 2019 - 10:44 am
By Christopher Bodeen HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China where they could face politically charged trials. The massive demonstration took place...
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President Donald Trump
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June 06, 2019 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a "lot of progress" must be made to halt the import taxes he is holding out as a way to force Mexico to stanch the...
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