Another night of violence for Hong Kong

Protesters stage a sit-in rally at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International airport

Trump relayed the intelligence report in a tweet as protesters paralyzed Hong Kong airport for a second day in defiance of the city's leaders.

"My responsibility goes beyond this particular range of protest", Lam said on Tuesday, adding that violence had pushed the territory into a state of "panic and chaos". Additional identification checks were in place, but check-in counters were open and flights appeared to be operating normally. Check-in counters reopened to queues of hundreds of tired travellers who had waited overnight for their flights. Spokesperson Hua Chunying said that the remarks are whitewashing violent crimes as a struggle for human rights and freedom, and deliberately misinterpreting the work of Hong Kong police as violent repression when the police were only enforcing the law, fighting crimes and upholding social order.

Police condemned violent acts by protesters overnight and said on Wednesday a large group had "harassed and assaulted a visitor and a journalist". Trump said in a tweet. Five people were detained, bringing the total number of people arrested since the protests began in June to more than 600, police said.

The protests began in opposition to a now-suspended bill that would have allowed the extradition of suspects for trial in mainland China but have swelled into wider calls for democracy.

At a press briefing in Beijing, Mr Yang Guang, spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council, links foreign interference with separatism.

U.S. President Donald Trump has been reserved, telling reporters on Tuesday that what was unfolding in Hong Kong was "a very tough situation", but said he hopes it "it works out for liberty".

Riot police use pepper spray to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters during a mass demonstration after a woman was shot in the eye, at the Hong Kong worldwide airport, in Hong Kong China August 13, 2019. However, the PLA garrison has issued a video showing "anti-riot" exercises, and its top brass have warned violence is "absolutely impermissible".

"Hong Kong's radical demonstrators have repeatedly used extremely risky tools to attack police officers, which already constitutes a serious violent crime, and also shows the first signs of terrorism emerging", said Yang Guang, spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council. Passengers travelling to or from the airport during the next few days are urged to check the status of their flights.

Twitter reacts to Chris Cuomo threatening man who called him 'Fredo'
But, that doesn't mean Cuomo's reaction is the kind of behavior that an global news organization like CNN should be condoning. While Mr Tamburri recognised Fredo as inflammatory, he said it pales in comparison to other slurs against Italians.

Hong Kong's airport authority has obtained an interim injunction banning demonstrations at Hong Kong International Airport apart from in designated areas.

She denied that she was distancing herself from protesters, saying that different sectors of society were still supporting the young activists: "I am just stating what is right and what is wrong", she said.

The increasingly violent clashes between police and protesters have roiled the Asian financial hub. One 22-year-old frontliner who identified himself as Pun said protesters needed to re-evaluate their strategy to continue with the fight.

If China does intervene militarily, Congress will explode and there will be negative consequences, the official added. "We condemn all illegal activities and violent behaviour, which seriously undermine the fundamental principle of "One Country Two Systems" as enshrined in the Basic Law".

Intervention can only come after a request from the Hong Kong government for help, and for the "maintenance of public order and in disaster relief", the BBC reported.

Lam did not respond to repeated requests to clarify if she had the power to withdraw the extradition bill and satisfy a key demand made by the protesters, or if she needed Beijing's approval.

In a statement later on Tuesday, China's foreign ministry told Washington to stay out of its internal affairs after some USA lawmakers, including House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, condemned what they called acts of violence by police against protesters in Hong Kong.

Some tourists stopped to look at posters put up by protesters in the airport's arrival hall.

Related News:

  • President-elect says Guatemala can't do migrant deal with U.S.

    President-elect says Guatemala can't do migrant deal with U.S.

    About 250,000 people from Guatemala were apprehended at the border since October, according to to U.S. Remittances account for 12% of the country's GDP, according to the World Bank.
    'Little Women' Trailer: Greta Gerwig's Star-Packed Adaptation Of Classic Novel

    'Little Women' Trailer: Greta Gerwig's Star-Packed Adaptation Of Classic Novel

    Interact with a worldwide community of film and TV fans on mobile, social and beyond. Jo has previously been played by Katharine Hepburn in 1933, and Winona Ryder in 1994.
    Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment

    Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment

    Many women said that colleagues warned them never to be alone with the tenor, not even in an elevator. Yet, he also offered an apology to anyone he said he might have made " feel uncomfortable ".
  • Perseid meteor shower set to peak tonight

    Perseid meteor shower set to peak tonight

    NASA's Marshall is home to the space agency's Meteor Watch Team, which will stream live the Perseid meteor shower later tonight. This year, the best time to view the show will be in the last hours before dawn on the mornings of August 12th and 13th.
    Norwegian Air ends all flights to Ireland on Sept 15

    Norwegian Air ends all flights to Ireland on Sept 15

    At least 80 administrative staff for Norwegian airlines based in Ireland will not be affected by the route closures. Green spokesperson Bill Fischer on Tuesday, of the airline that bills itself as "Europe's Best Low-Cost Airline".
    Chris Cuomo erupts at heckler

    Chris Cuomo erupts at heckler

    This isn't the first time Donald Trump has attacked a CNN anchor, nor is it the first time he's flirted with racism. The man says that Cuomo probably "doesn't want to do that", but Cuomo continues by saying, "Take a swing at me".
  • OnePlus TV name and logo officially confirmed

    OnePlus TV name and logo officially confirmed

    Alongside revealing the name of its first smart TV, the company has released the logo that will be associated with the device. OnePlus phones run OxygenOS and they're the best-optimised phones you can purchase in the market right now.
    Trump says China is sending troops to Hong Kong border

    Trump says China is sending troops to Hong Kong border

    They are being fuelled by fears that the freedoms Hong Kong enjoys as a special administrative region of China are being eroded. However, Chinese state media has stopped short of calling for military action to deal with the protests.
    Toxic blue-green algae can poison your dog

    Toxic blue-green algae can poison your dog

    But in high numbers, they form toxic blooms, often creating a thick mat that resembles pea soup on the surface of the water. It's better to keep your dogs away from ponds that look unusual in colour or are murky, as well as those that smell bad.
  • Young Man Who Wanted a Jaguar Pushes Brand New BMW Into River

    Young Man Who Wanted a Jaguar Pushes Brand New BMW Into River

    Instead, the man purportedly demanded his parents gift him a Jaguar and evidently, the German alternative was not to his liking. Local police say the man filmed the vehicle in the water and sent the video to his parents.
    500kW Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid headed for Australia

    500kW Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid headed for Australia

    It can be recharged via the standard on-board 7.2kW AC charger within 2.4 hours, when using a 400V connection and 16-amp fuse. In the US , prices for the Porsche Turbo S E-Hybrid start at $161,900 for the regular body style and $164,400 for the Coupe .
    Serena Williams defeats Naomi Osaka for the first time

    Serena Williams defeats Naomi Osaka for the first time

    The other semifinal will feature American Sofia Kenin (29th) against Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu (27th). I go into every match thinking I can do it, but, you know, sometimes that doesn't happen.

Most liked

Why is Rajamouli Silent on Saaho Trailer?
The big-budget flick has been in the making for over two years and has been shot simultaneously in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. The upcoming film is helmed by Sujeeth and produced by V Vamsi Krishna Reddy and Pramod Uppalapati.

Justice Dept: Epstein warden reassigned, two staffers put on leave
They are expected to reconstruct the scene, analyse why Epstein took his own life and look at how it happened, the official said. The person wasn't authorized to disclose information and spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday on condition of anonymity.

Disney Exploring Sequel to Live-Action 'Aladdin'
Aladdin was another hit live-action remake for Disney , and it looks as if the House of Mouse wants to head back to Agrabah. However, who knows if the live action sequel will stick to any of these storylines... or even if it will be made.

Facebook transcribe user audio files
Facebook has been paying hundreds of people to listen to users' private audio clips without their knowledge. It is not clear whether Facebook contractors listened to audio sent by users in Britain or in the EU.

WhatsApp for Android beta gets updated with support for Fingerprint Unlock
The time span options to lock the WhatsApp includes - after a minute or 30 minutes or "Immediately" to lock the app instantly. But this is true only if you have signed up and are using the WhatsApp Android beta app.

Slain California officer had 'dream job'
The officer called for help and three other CHP officers arrived, who immediately faced gunfire and two were hit, Parker said. Dozens lined up to salute the officer's flag-draped casket as he was moved from the hospital to a hearse late Monday evening.

'Friends' heading to movie theaters for 25th anniversary screenings
Friends starred Jennifer Aniston , Courteney Cox , Lisa Kudrow , Matthew Perry , Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer . The showings will take place across three nights: Monday, Sept. 23 , Saturday, Sept. 28 and Wednesday, Oct. 2 .

Asia shares tumble as Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash unnerve investors
However, protests in the Asian financial center of Hong Kong showed few signs of ending, prolonging the need for safe haven bonds. The latest wave of anxious selling left the S&P 500 index down 35.95 points, or 1.2%, at 2,882.70. -Chinese trade war will.

John Mallee’s firing will test the Phillies’ organizational hitting philosophy
Mallee spent just a year and a half on Kapler's staff as the hitting coach after working with the Chicago Cubs . They are now 60-58 and two games out of the second wild-card spot.

Bayern Munich sign Ivan Perisic on loan from Inter Milan
Get the latest sports news updates. "I'm very glad to be back in Germany ". "Everybody knows that Bayern is a really big club". Do you think Perisic will be success at Bayern? Perisic scored 37 goals in his time at Inter.

One Man's False Teeth Got 'Lost' in His Throat After Surgery
Doctors told him he had a lower respiratory tract infection, according to the report, and sent him home with medication. After the operation to remove the dentures, he was discharged but returned four more times suffering from bleeding.

Microsoft's next Xbox will focus on nippy frame rates and loading times
Although, if Microsoft can pull it all off, it might just overtake Sony's number one spot in the console market. Project Scarlett promises to be an important upgrade for Microsoft and for the broader gaming business.

No-deal Brexit legal challenge to be heard next month
She said: "A no-deal Brexit would be far worse than a deal Brexit, which is why the government is so focused on trying to get that".

Iran: Britain may soon release seized tanker
Tehran rejected London's claim that the tanker was heading to Syria, slamming the seizure as "maritime piracy". On Tuesday the Gibraltar Government declined to be drawn on the reports from Iran about the vessel's release.

Ebola drugs found to increase survival rates
Patients were enrolled at four Ebola Treatment Centers (ETCs) in Beni, Katwa, Butembo and Mangina. Dr Fauci hopes that patients will now feel "more comfortable about seeking care early".