Hong Kong

A protester with an umbrella runs away from tear gas fired by riot police on a street scattered with bricks during a protests in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.
Kin Cheung/AP Photo
AP News
November 11, 2019 - 12:30 pm
Following a day of violence in which one person was shot by police and another set on fire, Hong Kong's leader pledged Monday to "spare no effort" to halt anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more than five months.
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Blood and debris litter the ground of the shopping mall following Sunday's attack.
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CNN
November 03, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Four people were injured during a knife attack outside a Hong Kong mall on Sunday, including a local politician whose ear was reported to have been partially bitten off.
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Protestors set fire on a street to prevent police from approaching in Hong Kong, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.
Vincent Yu/AP Photo
AP News
October 20, 2019 - 3:29 pm
Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorized pro-democracy rally Sunday as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses and police responded with tear gas and a water cannon.
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Demonstrators set a Lebron James jersey on fire during a rally at the Southorn Playground in Hong Kong.
Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo
AP News
October 15, 2019 - 9:03 pm
LeBron James has stepped into the spotlight of the now-strained relationship between the NBA and China with his comments about the league executive who started the ongoing fallout with what James derided as a "misinformed" tweet.
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Sam Wachs is shown holding a sign reading "Free Hong Kong."
Courtesy of Sam Wachs
Tim Jimenez
October 09, 2019 - 7:35 am
A Sixers fan says he was tossed from Tuesday night’s preseason game against a Chinese team because he held up a sign that was supportive of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. As the Sixers hosted the Guangzhou Loong Lions on Tuesdaylast night, and his wife held up fluorescent green signs...
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Tim Jimenez
October 08, 2019 - 6:58 am
Tuesday's Sixers preseason opener against the Guangzhou Long Lions in Philadelphia has been on the schedule for a while, and Sixers spokesman Dave Scholler says the team is focusing not on political issues, but on how basketball bridges cultural differences.
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 3:22 pm
The relationship between China and the NBA — a multibillion-dollar marriage that involves media rights, streaming, merchandise sales and much more — is strained right now in ways unlike any other since the league first began planting roots there in earnest three decades ago. Read more here.
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Protesters take cover in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. A Hong Kong police official says a pro-democracy protester was shot when an officer opened fire with his revolver during clashes Tuesday.
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AP News
October 01, 2019 - 10:12 am
In a fearsome escalation of violence, Hong Kong police shot a protester at close range in the chest Tuesday, leaving the teenager bleeding and howling on the ground. Tens of thousands joined anti-government demonstrations that spread across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory even as Communist...
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A man watches the television message that Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam makes an announcement on the extradition bill, at a home electronics retailer in Hong Kong, on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.
Vincent Yu/AP Photo
AP News
September 04, 2019 - 8:45 am
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced Wednesday the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations, bowing to one of the protesters' demands in the hope of ending the increasingly violent unrest.
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People gather in Lafayette Square in front of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in solidarity with the "Stand With Hong Kong, Power to the People Rally" in Hong Kong.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
August 19, 2019 - 6:07 pm
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong. The company also said it will ban ads from state-backed media...
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