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Tensions Simmer in Hong Kong in Lead Up to Vote

Political tensions continued in Hong Kong as pro-democracy legislators vowed to veto Beijing's plan for electoral reform in the city.  Democracy activists said they will canvas Hong Kong over the next several weeks, to educate the population and build support for direct elections of the city's leader. Emily Lau, head of Hong Kong's Democracy Party, said she and other pro-democratic lawmakers will not allow the electoral reform plan to pass.    “The proposal...

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