News Brief: Tankers Attacked, Hong Kong Protests, Power Grid Outage
Monday, 17 June 2019 The U.S. blames Iran for the attack on 2 oil tankers in the Gulf Of Oman. Protests in Hong Kong continue over extradition bill. A massive power outage rolled across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay.
Over the recent days more than a million ordinary Hong Kongers swarmed the streets of the city and shut the government down in stiffer-than-expected resistance to the growing power of China's Communist Party. Business Insider reports that this is a stinging blow to Chinese President Xi Jinping, who...
HONG KONG (AP) — A senior Hong Kong official says Chinese President Xi Jinping’s surprise meeting with the territory’s leader, Carrie Lam, is a “vote of... Seattle Times Also reported by •Newsday •CBS News •NPR