1. HONG KONG PROTESTS

Demonstrations in Hong Kong are turning violent as protesters pushed toward the city’s Legislative Council building, where a controversial extradition bill was to be debated. Riot police shot tear gas into crowds of people who were hurling bricks and bottles at the entrance to the main complex. Police told protesters to disband or they “might regret” it. A vote on that bill, which allows China to extradite anyone to the mainland to face trial, is set for next week. CNN

   

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