Baltimore Sun : 2019-08-14

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9 NEWS NATION & WORLD WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2019 | | THE BALTIMORE SUN Hong Kong hub shut down for 2nd day, canceling flights By Yanan Wang and Katie Tam Associated Press HONG KONG — Riot police clashed briefly with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong’s airport Tuesday night in a chaotic end to a second day of demonstrat­ions that caused mass cancellati­ons and disruption­s at the Chinese city’s transport hub. Calm eventually returned, with most of the protesters leaving the airport hours after officers armed with pepper spray and swinging batons tried to enter the terminal, fighting with demonstrat­ors who barricaded entrances with luggage carts. Protesters said they planned to return to the airport Wednesday. The burst of violence also included protesters beating at least two men they suspected of being undercover agents and came the same day Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader warned that the demonstrat­ors had pushed events onto a “path of no return,” highlighti­ng the hardening positions on both sides. So many ways to get the most out of your subscripti­on Your print subscripti­on includes full digital access at no extra cost. On baltimores­ On your phone On social media Set up your digital account to read online without limit. Download our app to get instant notificati­ons and read articles whenever you’re on the go. Follow and share must-read stories with friends and family via Twitter and Facebook. baltimores­ baltimores­ In your inbox On your smart speaker In Apple News Never miss a story on your favorite topics from The Baltimore Sun editors through our email newsletter­s. Enjoy your morning coffee and ask your smart speaker for the day’s top news stories from The Baltimore Sun. Sync your subscripti­on in the Apple News app for the latest in news, weather, sports, entertainm­ent and business. baltimores­­s baltimores­

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