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US Again Backs Hong Kong Key Protest Demand

With protests in Hong Kong dwindling and the leaders of the Occupy Movement turning themselves in to police, the United States has repeated its backing for the goal of universal suffrage in the Chinese territory. Speaking Wednesday before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel said the people of Hong Kong should have a meaningful choice. "The legitimacy of Hong Kong's chief executive will be greatly enhanced by universal...

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