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Analysis China's central government has dismissed Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters as clowns and criminals while bemoaning growing violence surrounding the monthslong demonstrations. That is partly out of concern that protesters' demands for expanded democracy could inspire like-minded officials and intellectuals on the mainland. Yet Beijing shows no ...
Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce broke the 40-year-old Pan American Games 200-meter record Friday. The two-time Olympic 100 champion clocked 22.43 seconds. The tournament's previous record of 22.45 was set by American Evelyn Ashford in Puerto Rico in 1979. Fraser-Pryce, 32, beat Brazil's Vitoria Cristina Rose, who ...