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Hong Kong Simmers as Government Extends Negotiations Olive Branch

Hong Kong's top leader Leung Chun-ying says he is looking for ways to resume talks aimed at ending a week’s long pro-democracy protest that has snarled traffic and blocked commerce sections of Hong Kong.  Talks could begin as early as next week. Speaking at a news conference Thursday, Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung said he could offer no concessions on the 31 August edict of the Chinese National People’s Congress standing committee that the 2017 chief executive elections...

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