Hawaii State News 09/03/2019

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Hong Kong students begin school year with gas masks, class boycotts, protests

High school students in Hong Kong starting the new school year Monday arrived to class wearing gas masks and joined hands to form human chains as riot police officers took up positions around schools. University undergraduates held a strike, waved flags and chanted protest slogans. Read more

Biden, Buttigieg say no compromises on overhauling gun laws

Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg, moderates who project themselves as pragmatic collaborators, are taking a no-compromise approach on the overhaul of the nation’s gun laws after the latest mass shooting.Read more

In escalating trade war, U.S. consumers may see higher prices

The United States and China today put in place their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items before the holiday shopping season. Read more

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