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What's News: World-Wide — WSJ

This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (August 14, 2019).

Police clashed with protesters thronging Hong Kong's airport, with violence flaring at the end of a second straight day of demonstrators overwhelming one of the world's busiest travel hubs.

More than 20 states are suing the Trump administration over its rollback of climate-change rules for power plants, in what could become a landmark case.

Two jail staffers who were guarding Jeffrey Epstein's unit the night he died were placed on leave and the warden of the facility was reassigned.

A top NRA executive signed a document agreeing that the organization would be 99% owner of a company formed to buy a Dallas mansion for LaPierre.

Authorities urged residents of a village in Northwestern Russia to leave their homes, days after a nearby test of a nuclear-powered engine exploded.

Argentina is heading for prolonged financial instability amid the likelihood that the Peronist movement will return to power, some economists say.

Dayton, Ohio, police provided the first minute-by-minute timeline of gunman Connor Betts's rampage, but remain stumped by questions about his motive.

San Francisco sued to block the Trump administration's move to deny permanent residence to legal immigrants who use certain public-assistance programs.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

August 14, 2019 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)

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