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Thousands Wear Black, Rally to Demand Hong Kong Leader Goes

<p>Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent …</p>
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Hundreds of Thousands Demand Hong Kong Leader’s Resignation

<p>Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong joined those calling for the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader to resign, saying after his release from prison Monday that he would soon join massive protests against an extradition law.</p><p>"Carrie Lam ...
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Hong Kong to Pause Extradition Bill

<p>Hong Kong's government has put on hold an extradition bill that has triggered massive protests.</p><p>Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday that the government will take no action on the measure until it has consulted with various parties.&hell...
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Why is Hong Kong’s Proposed Extradition Law So Controversial?

<p>Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades.</p><p>The extradition bill,...
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By the Numbers: Climbing Mount Everest

<p>The climbing season for Mount Everest recently ended, following the return of colder weather and hurricaneforce winds at the world's highest peak.</p><p> </p><p>This year was the deadliest climbing season since 2015, and images of a traffic jam of climbers ...
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UN Counterterrorism Chief Invited by China to Visit

<p>China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief is visiting this week at its invitation.</p><p>Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday confirmed the visit by Undersecretary General Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov but didn't comment on reports he is going to...
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UN: 1 in 10 Children Globally Is Victim of Child Labor

<p>The International Labor Organization is calling for the elimination of child labor, which victimizes tens of millions of children in all regions of the world. The call came from Geneva, where special events marking the World Day Against Child Labor &hellip...
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China Extends AntiDumping Duties on Some Steel Products from US, EU

<p>China has decided to extend antidumping duties on certain alloysteel seamless tubes and pipes for high temperature and pressure service from the United States and European Union, the Commerce Ministry said Friday.</p><p>The antidumping tax rate applicable t...
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Vietnam Seeks Favor with US by Slapping Tariff on Chinese Imports

<p>TAIPEI Vietnam has imposed antidumping tariffs on certain goods from China that were getting around tariffs levied by the United States in its trade dispute with Beijing.</p><p>The Southeast Asian country's Ministry of Industry and Trade decided after a 5m...
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