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Hong Kong Police Clash With Protesters Amid Crackdown on Street Vendors

Riot police used batons and pepper spray early Tuesday to disperse crowds after clashes erupted when authorities tried to move illegal street vendors from a working-class district, the worst street violence since pro-democracy protests in late 2014. Protesters hurled bricks at police as scuffles broke out, while other demonstrators set fire to rubbish bins in the streets of Mong Kok, a gritty neighborhood across the harbor from the heart of the Asian financial center. Police fired two...

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