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Heavy Security as Top China Official Arrives in Hong Kong

With snipers perched atop buildings and thousands of police deployed to maintain security, Zhang Dejiang, the highest-ranking Chinese official to visit Hong Kong since pro-democracy protests in 2014, arrived Tuesday for a three-day visit to the port city. Zhang said he was in Hong Kong to listen, see and speak, but even before his trip began, it was off to a rocky start.  Two protests banners were unfurled and a handful of protesters arrested, despite efforts to stifle any...

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