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Hong Kong Police Use Water Cannon for First Time Since Protests Began

HONG KONG — The Hong Kong police on Sunday used water cannon trucks for the first time since protests began and fired rounds of tear gas at protesters who threw bricks, bringing nearly two weeks of restraint crashing to a halt with a weekend of violent clashes. The confrontations in the Tsuen Wan area followed […]

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Mob Attack at Hong Kong Train Station Heightens Seething Tensions in City

HONG KONG — A brazen overnight attack by a mob of men with sticks and metal bars who were apparently targeting antigovernment protesters raised tensions in Hong Kong to new levels on Monday after weeks of demonstrations, prompting fears of violence spiraling beyond the authorities’ control. Dozens of people, including journalists and a pro-democracy lawmaker, […]

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