STREETS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STREETS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Hong Kong police move in against protest zone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58528639-68/police-hong-kong-protesters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58528639-68/police-hong-kong-protesters.html.csp">Hong Kong police move in against protest zone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SYLVIA HUI </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and kevin chan </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-16T20:28:15.195-06:00">Updated Oct 16, 2014 08:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • Riot police moved in on a Hong Kong pro-democracy protest zone in a dawn raid on Friday, taking down barricades, tents and canopies that have blocked key streets for more than two weeks. More than 100 police, some in helmets and shields, descended early morning at the busy district of Mong Kok, an offshoot protest zone across Victoria Harbor from the main occupied area in the city’s financial district. Police surrounded about 30 protesters, who did not put up resistance. Officers use...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585286392014-10-16T20:28:15.195-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-16T20:28:15.195-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58528639@www.sltrib.com Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:28:15 MDT Hong Kong protests thin as two sides agree to talk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58496271-68/government-kong-hong-protesters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58496271-68/government-kong-hong-protesters.html.csp">Hong Kong protests thin as two sides agree to talk</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM SULLIVAN and KELVIN CHAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T09:38:44.988-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • Crowds of protesters who filled Hong Kong’s streets with demands for more democracy thinned dramatically Tuesday after student leaders and the government agreed to hold talks in the increasingly frustrated city. The government and students leaders announced they will begin talks on political reform on Friday. But while a government representative said negotiations were off to “a good start,” the students expressed anger and disappointment at officials’ unwillingness to address their ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584962712014-10-07T09:38:44.988-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-07T09:38:44.988-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58496271@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:38:44 MDT Hong Kong protesters at odds over pullback plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58489817-68/government-hong-kong-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58489817-68/government-hong-kong-police.html.csp">Hong Kong protesters at odds over pullback plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELAINE KURTENBACH </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and WENDY TANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-05T20:02:43.322-06:00">Updated Oct 5, 2014 08:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists agreed Sunday to remove some barriers blocking roads and sidewalks ahead of the government’s deadline to scale back their protests. But the demonstrators appeared to be divided, and others refused to budge, with only hours to go. An alliance of students said it had tried but so far failed to reach agreement with officials on a plan to begin talks on their demands for wider political reforms. The group vowed to continue protests until details of the talks migh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584898172014-10-05T20:02:43.322-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-05T20:02:43.322-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58489817@www.sltrib.com Sun, 05 Oct 2014 20:02:43 MDT Protesters defiant as Hong Kong’s leader says streets must be cleared http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58487904-68/police-protesters-hong-kong.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58487904-68/police-protesters-hong-kong.html.csp">Protesters defiant as Hong Kong’s leader says streets must be cleared</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KELVIN CHAN</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JOANNA CHIU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-04T19:46:43.934-06:00">Updated Oct 4, 2014 07:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">HONG KONG • Pro-democracy protesters were defiant in the face of attacks by opponents and warnings by the Hong Kong government to clear the streets, staging a massive rally Saturday evening in the downtown business district they’ve occupied for a week. “Democracy now! Democracy in Hong Kong!” thousands chanted as speakers from the movement seeking wider political reforms for this former British colony urged them to persist in their campaign. The rally lasted hours, with participants at times cl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584879042014-10-04T19:46:43.934-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-04T19:46:43.934-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58487904@www.sltrib.com Sat, 04 Oct 2014 19:46:43 MDT Faceoff in Hong Kong: 3 sides, all with options http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58480788-68/hong-kong-beijing-protesters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58480788-68/hong-kong-beijing-protesters.html.csp">Faceoff in Hong Kong: 3 sides, all with options</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-02T09:25:01.952-06:00">Updated Oct 2, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong and crowds of students blocked the entrances to government headquarters Thursday as midnight approached — the deadline protest leaders had set for the resignation of the city’s chief executive. Tensions could escalate early Friday if the demand goes unmet, as expected. But many experts and politically involved people in Hong Kong say all players in the confrontation — the pro-democracy protesters, the Hong Kong governmen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58480788@www.sltrib.com Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:25:01 MDT