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US Urges Calm, Dialogue in Hong Kong

The United States is urging authorities and demonstrators in Hong Kong to engage in dialogue to end the massive protests that have choked Hong Kong thoroughfares for the past week.  The protesters, angered by China's insistence that only its handpicked candidates can run in coming elections, have threatened to take over government buildings.   The State Department says the U.S. continues to maintain its open line of communication with China. Spokeswoman Jen Psaki says the...

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