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Protests Mark Handover Anniversary in Hong Kong

Hundreds of pro-democracy activists took to the streets of Hong Kong Wednesday as the city marks the 18th anniversary of its handover from British to Chinese rule. Thousands of police are on standby for the annual march, the first large-scale protest since police forcibly cleared pro-democracy demonstrators from the streets late last year. The protest comes less than two weeks after pro-democracy legislators blocked a China-backed proposal that would have let a committee of elites...

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