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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong clashes escalate ahead of China's big day

Taiwanese march in solidarity during weekend of protests

HONG KONG/TAIPEI -- Clashes between anti-government protesters and police in Hong Kong intensified over the weekend as Tuesday's National Day celebrations on the mainland neared.

Black-clad Hong Kongers broke through police blockades in the Causeway Bay shopping district to protest without authorization Sunday.

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