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US lawmakers call for China to guarantee Hong Kong's autonomy

The Hong Kong government asked American legislators to stop interfering.

The United States House of Representatives has passed legislation that aims to penalise China if it does not guarantee the autonomy of Hong Kong and the rights of its people.

The Mexican army has killed fourteen gunmen in a clash in the western state of Guerrero -- the latest bloodshed in a region plagued by drug cartels.

New research suggests that a chance genetic mutation in a deadly strain of the malaria virus allowed it to jump species from gorillas to humans around fifty thousand years ago.

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