China chief exec says they will begin dialogue with protesters

MELISSA: DENYING A SMEAR CAMPAIGN. CHINA DEFENDING ITS RIGHT TO SPREAD BEIJING’S VIEWS ONLINE AFTER FACEBOOK AND TWITTER ACCUSE IT OF MANIPULATION. LET’S GO TO SUSAN LI WHO IS LIVE IN HONG KONG WITH THE LATEST. SUSAN?>>SO MUCH NEWS TO COVER TODAY. WE ALSO SAW THE EMBATTLED HONG KONG CHIEF EXECUTIVE, CARRIE LAM, FIRST TIME […]

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What Canada can and should do about the crisis in Hong Kong

According to MLI Senior Fellow J. Michael Cole, the daily flow of young protesters getting tear gassed, beaten, fired at and assailed by anti-riot police and pro-Beijing thugs in Hong Kong’s streets is sparking a crisis for the Chinese leadership unlike any it has faced since Tiananmen Square in 1989. What started as a protest […]

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Nearly 2 million protest in Hong Kong, as Chinese forces gather near the border

WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Twitter and Facebook today announced the suspension of more than 200,000 accounts. The companies believed they were linked to the Chinese government and were allegedly spreading disinformation. That alleged social media influence campaign was designed to tarnish Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest movement, which showed over the weekend the power it wields in sheer […]

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News Wrap: Hong Kong’s airport again crippled by protests

AMNA NAWAZ: Clashes rocked Hong Kong today, as anti-government demonstrations crippled the busy international airport for a second day. Scuffles broke out when riot police armed with pepper spray and batons confronted pro-democracy protesters inside the terminal. Jonathan Miller of Independent Television News has our report. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) JONATHAN MILLER, INDEPENDENT TELEVISION NEWS REPORTER: Midnight […]

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Hong Kong is an ’embarrassment’ for Xi Jinping: Scissors

YEAR NOTE. WE SAW THAT TEN YEAR YIELD RISE. MELISSA: JACKIE, THANK YOU. SO, WILL TRUMP STRATEGY IN CHINA WORK? JOINING MINA FROM AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE CHINESE EXPERT DEREK. DEREK, WE ARE GOING TO SHOW PEOPLE WAS GOING ON AT THE AIRPORT IN HONG KONG. THIS HAS BEEN ONE OF THE BIGGEST FACTORS GOING ON […]

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Hong Kong demonstrations cool, but police, Beijing vow consequences

AMNA NAWAZ:  As the protests in Hong Kong have become more intense over the past few weeks, the rhetoric from Beijing has also become harsher. An editorial in a Chinese Communist Party outlet today accused the protesters of wanting to foment a revolution, something they said will not be permitted. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) AMNA NAWAZ:  The […]

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News Wrap: Hong Kong braces for weekend of demonstrations

AMNA NAWAZ: Representative Rashida Tlaib now says she won’t visit the West Bank to see her grandmother, hours after the Israeli government granted her entry on humanitarian grounds. Israel initially barred both Tlaib and fellow Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar from entry over their support of boycotts protesting Israel’s policies and treatment of Palestinians. But Israel […]

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Chaos erupts at Hong Kong airport for second straight day

WE HAVE BREAKING NEWS, THANK YOU.>>THANK YOU, SANDRA.>>Bill: LIVE PICTURES AT THE AIRPORT IN HONG KONG. THIS IS A SCENE OF CHAOS FOR THE SECOND DAY NOW THE PROTESTERS HAVE TAKEN UP THEIR POSITIONS INSIDE ONE OF THE TERMINALS AND THE POLICE ARE RESPONDING WITH FORCE. LAST NIGHT AND AGAIN TODAY AS WE GET THE […]

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