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Hong Kong Leader Says Chinese Rules to Prevail in 2017 Vote

Hong Kong's leader told Beijing on Tuesday that the city's residents wanted a full election in 2017, but said the financial hub would have to abide by the restrictive framework set down by China's Communist authorities. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying offered no firm proposal, but said the contest would be run according to the “Basic Law,” or mini-constitution, that has governed Hong Kong since Britain returned it to Chinese rule in 1997, rather than international...

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