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Tensions High as Hong Kong Vote Looms

Police in Hong Kong say they have arrested nine people and seized explosives, days before lawmakers vote on how the city-state will choose its next leader. Pro-democracy activists say the vote will likely mark the beginning of a longer struggle. Hong Kong media report that police Monday said the arrests were made during overnight raids, after finding what they believed to be chemicals that could be used to make explosives. The South China Morning Post said that the nine arrested were...

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