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Protestors use a rope to lower themselves from a pedestrian bridge to waiting motorbikes in order to escape from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the police in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. As night fell in Hong Kong, police tightened a siege Monday at a university campus as hundreds of anti-government protesters trapped inside sought to escape. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 18, 2019 - 9:56 am
HONG KONG (AP) — As night fell on Hong Kong, police tightened their siege of a university campus where hundreds of protesters were trapped in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests against growing Chinese control over the semi-autonomous city. The city’s work week began Monday with...
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Protesters scramble over a railing at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as tear gas fired by the police fills the air in Hong Kong on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 18, 2019 - 9:09 am
HONG KONG (AP) — As night fell in Hong Kong, police tightened a siege Monday at a university campus as hundreds of anti-government protesters trapped inside sought to escape. Huge crowds of supporters advanced on foot toward the police from outside the cordon to try to disrupt the police operation...
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A man on top of a bridge raises his fist shouting slogans as he's stopped by police while trying to escape the Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Hong Kong police using tear gas and rubber bullets fought off protesters Monday as they tried to break through a police cordon that is trapping hundreds of them on a university campus. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 18, 2019 - 7:10 am
HONG KONG (AP) — As night fell in Hong Kong, police tightened a siege Monday at a university campus as hundreds of anti-government protesters trapped inside sought to escape. Protesters advanced on the police from outside the cordon, while others emerged from the campus, their trademark umbrellas...
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Enrollment at US colleges by new foreign students dropped by 1%.;
November 18, 2019 - 6:24 am
The number of foreign students coming to U.S. colleges and universities continued to fall last year, according to a new report, but the Trump administration says the drop should be blamed on high tuition costs and not students’ concerns over the nation’s political atmosphere. An annual report from...
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Police in riot gear move through a cloud of smoke as they detain a protester at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Hong Kong police fought off protesters with tear gas and batons Monday as they tried to break through a police cordon that is trapping hundreds of them on a university campus. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 18, 2019 - 5:31 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police using tear gas and rubber bullets fought off protesters Monday as they tried to break through a police cordon that is trapping hundreds of them on a university campus. Protesters advanced on the police from outside the cordon, while others emerged from the campus,...
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Riot police detain a protester near the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Hong Kong police have swooped in with tear gas and batons as protesters who have taken over a university campus make an apparent last-ditch effort to escape arrest. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
November 18, 2019 - 4:48 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 5 p.m. Hong Kong police are calling on protesters barricaded inside the city’s Polytechnic University to surrender and face justice, saying they have no other option given the level of violence in recent days. The regional...
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Police in riot gear move through a cloud of smoke as they detain a protester at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Hong Kong police fought off protesters with tear gas and batons Monday as they tried to break through a police cordon that is trapping hundreds of them on a university campus. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 18, 2019 - 2:56 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police using tear gas and batons fought off protesters Monday as they tried to break through a police cordon that is trapping hundreds of them on a university campus. Protesters advanced on the police from outside the cordon, while others emerged from the campus, their...
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Students say the Pledge of Allegiance as thousands gather at a candlelight vigil for several students killed in the Saugus High School shooting in Central Park, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Santa Clarita, Calif. Detectives were searching for a motive for the killings carried out by Nathaniel Tennosuke Berhow on Thursday, his 16th birthday. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via AP)
November 18, 2019 - 2:40 am
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of people held a candlelight vigil to remember two students shot and killed by a classmate at his Southern California high school as investigators try to determine what prompted the deadly attack that left three other teens wounded. The brother of one of the...
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Policemen in riot gear detain a protester who was trying to flee from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Hong Kong police have swooped in with tear gas and batons as protesters who have taken over the university campus make an apparent last-ditch effort to escape arrest. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 18, 2019 - 1:52 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police fought off protesters with tear gas and batons Monday as they tried to break through a police cordon that is trapping hundreds of them on a university campus. Protesters advanced on the police from outside the cordon, while others emerged from the campus, their...
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Protesters battle against riot police firing tear gas outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Fiery explosions were seen early Monday as Hong Kong police stormed into the university held by protesters after an all-night standoff. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 18, 2019 - 1:04 am
HONG KONG (AP) — For days, Hong Kong’s protesters fortified a university campus to keep police from getting in. Cornered by authorities, they are now trying to get out. Officers repelled one attempt Monday morning with tear gas, driving a few hundred protesters back into the Hong Kong Polytechnic...
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