Hong Kong police fired tear gas at protesters as they tried to escape the besieged Polytechnic University, while hundreds stayed inside armed with petrol bombs and other weapons.
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Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals
Samsung's plan to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year may help it compete with low-cost rivals such as Huawei and Xiaomi but it's a strategy fraught with risks, people with familiar with the move said.
Asia shares tick higher as China cuts repo rate
Asian shares blipped higher on Monday after Beijing surprised markets by trimming a key interest rate for the first time since 2015, stirring speculation that more stimulus was on the way for the world's second-largest economy.
Exclusive: Interpol plans to condemn encryption spread, citing predators, sources say
The international police organization Interpol plans to condemn the spread of strong encryption in a statement Monday saying it protects child sex predators, three people briefed on the matter told Reuters.
Democratic presidential candidates court labor support in Nevada
Retired letter carrier Leslie Maxwell Burton has a message for Democratic presidential contenders campaigning in the early voting state of Nevada this weekend: She will not vote for anyone who tries to take away her hard-won union health plan.
Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike, blames 'sabotage' for unrest
Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed the gasoline price rises that have caused nationwide protests, which he blamed on the Islamic Republic's opponents and foreign foes.
UK PM Johnson pledges to end Brexit uncertainty, says it has paralyzed economy
Britain's Conservatives will deliver Brexit and end the uncertainty and confusion that has "paralyzed" the economy if they are re-elected next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell business leaders on Monday.
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