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US Urges Restraint in Hong Kong Protests

The United States is urging China to exercise restraint in Hong Kong, where thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators have taken to the streets. The protesters were angered by Beijing's decision to only approve candidates that it sanctions for Hong Kong's leadership elections in 2017. Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas in attempts to disperse thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators who have jammed the city's financial district in defiance of government warnings for them...

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