Hong Kong Protesters Blame Police After Student Dies in Fall

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong university student who fell off a parking garage after police fired tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters died Friday in a rare fatality after five months of unrest, fueling more outrage in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The Hospital Authority said the 22-year-old died Friday morning, but didn’t…

Xi Meets Lam in ‘Vote of Confidence’ Over Hong Kong Protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping’s surprise meeting with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was a “vote of confidence” in her government’s ability to tackle five months of anti-government protests that have rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese territory, a senior official said Tuesday. Xi met Lam on the sidelines of a trade event in…