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Hundreds of accountants chant placards outside the Legislative Council, in Hong Kong, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Protesters demand to fully withdraw the extradition bill and set up an independent committee to investigate the use of force by the Hong Kong police. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong protesters form human chains to call for democracySupporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have created human chains on both sides of the city's harbor, inspired by a historic protest 30 years ago in the Baltic states against Soviet control
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
FILE _ In this Aug. 6, 2019, file photo, a woman walks by a money exchange shop decorated with different countries currency banknotes at Central, a business district in Hong Kong. China has announced it will raise tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump's planned Sept. 1 duty increase in a war over trade and technology policy. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US productsChina announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's planned Sept. 1 increase
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, Chairman of the board of Americans for Prosperity David Koch speaks at the Defending the American Dream summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.  Koch, a major donor to conservative causes and educational groups, has died on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. He was 79.  (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)
Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at age 79Billionaire David Koch, a major donor to conservative causes and educational groups, dies at 79
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
Screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) and the foreign exchange rates are seen at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday after Wall Street declined ahead of a closely watched speech by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
The Latest: Powell offers no clear hint on further rate cutsThe Latest: Powell offers no clear hint on rate cuts but says Fed 'will act as appropriate' to aid expansion
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 19, 2019, file photo workers lay down a roof on a new house in a Brandon, Miss., neighborhood. On Friday, Aug. 23, the Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in July. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
US new home sales slid 12.8% in JulyUS new home sales slid 12.8% in July amid higher prices and limited inventory
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 file photo, plumes of smoke rise after an explosion at a military base southwest of Baghdad, Iraq. A fact-finding committee appointed by the Iraqi government to investigate a massive munitions depot explosion near the capital Baghdad has concluded that the blast was the result of a drone strike. A copy of the report was obtained by The Associated Press Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Loay Hameed, File)
Israel blamed for hit on Iran-backed militia depot in IraqUS officials confirm Israel responsible for bombing of Iranian-backed militia's weapons depot in Iraq last month
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Handwritten notes highlight British Queen Victoria's griefBritish royal documents including Queen Victoria's heart-wrenching, hand-written account of her husband Prince Albert's death have been put online, offering a firsthand account of her overwhelming grief
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. Koch, major donor to conservative causes and educational groups, has died on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. He was 79. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
The Latest: Koch remembers brother as 'giant personality'Billionaire conservative donor Charles Koch is remembering his brother David Koch for 'his giant personality and passion for life' and says he will be 'greatly missed, but never forgotten'
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
Rescuers in a helicopter checking the slopes of the Giewont peak for missing persons and anyone who might need help in the Tatra Mountains in Poland, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Three people are still missing in southern Poland after a deadly thunderstorm with multiple lightning strikes hit the Tatra Mountains, killing five people and injuring over 150. (AP Photo/Bartlomiej Jurecki)
Polish official: Deadly lightning storm like terror attackA Polish emergency official has likened the deadly lightning storm over the Tatra Mountains that killed at least five people and injured more than 150 to a terror attack in terms of the number of casualties and some of the wounds
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
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