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Hong Kong protests

Trump hedges Hong Kong bill with wording to save China trade deal

US president leaves implementation of human rights law at his discretion

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Sunrise, Florida on Nov. 26, one day before signing the Hong Kong bill.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- As the U.S. celebrated Thanksgiving, Hong Kong honored the holiday in its own way.

Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators on Thursday lit up the streets of Hong Kong with smartphone flashlights, marching with American flags as a thank you to Washington's enactment of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act on Wednesday, which was hailed as a "Thanksgiving present" for the city.

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