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Pro-Democracy Lawmakers Walk Out of Hong Kong Parliament

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong raised yellow umbrellas and walked out of a parliamentary session Wednesday when Chief Secretary Carrie Lam said the government was sticking with a proposal to pre-screen candidates for the city's 2017 election. Wednesday's walkout signaled support for protests that have crippled the city since late last year, after the plan was introduced. The plan would subject would-be candidates to pre-screening by a committee that opponents say is biased...

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