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    Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong smashed surveillance cameras and ticket sensors in a subway station today. U.S. military media handlers apologized Saturday after posting a tweet implying that UFO fans gathered to “storm” Nevada’s legendary Area 51 would be struck by a stealth bomber. And a bomb left on a minibus exploded yesterday, killing 12 people near the Iraqi city of Karbala.

    In the week ahead: After hosting new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the White House’s second formal state visit since 2016, President Trump will travel to Ohio with Morrison today to visit an Australian-owned paper recycling facility. On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing entitled Protect America From Assault Weapons. And on Friday, world track and field championships will begin in Qatar, where protests against the emirate’s law prohibiting homosexuality are expected.

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