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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas and Mississippi became the latest two states Tuesday to have their gay marriage bans overturned by federal judges, but there are no rushes to the altar as both orders are on hold so the states can considers appeals.
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities cleared street barricades from a pro-democracy protest camp in the volatile Mong Kok district for a second day Wednesday after a night of clashes in which police arrested 116 people.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Scuffles broke out on Wednesday as Hong Kong police, many with helmets and batons, began clearing protesters from a major pro-democracy demonstration site in the city, Reuters witnesses said. Police began cutting away cords binding metal barricades to clear part of Nathan Road, at the heart of the protest site in the gritty Mong Kok district, and started dismantling marquees and tents used by the protesters along the road. Hundreds of protesters remained, but were pushed back by a large numbers of police officers. ...