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Hong Kong Police Remove Barricades at Protest Site

Hong Kong police used chainsaws and sledgehammers Tuesday to remove barricades from a main avenue in the financial district, where protesters have camped for over two weeks to demand political reforms. Hundreds of police, some armed with riot gear, also tore down pro-democracy banners and crushed tents and other makeshift dwellings along the Queensway thoroughfare in the Admiralty area of central Hong Kong. Crowds of protesters, some sobbing, exchanged words with police but did not try...

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