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China: Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests 'Doomed to Fail'

China's Communist Party is warning pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong are "doomed to fail," as the territory's Beijing-friendly chief executive rejected protester demands to resign. A front-page editorial Friday in the party-run People's Daily repeated Beijing's assertion that the protests are illegal, saying there is "no room for concessions" on greater democratic reforms. The editorial was published after Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying...

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