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Hong Kong students put their case to government, but no breakthrough

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of Hong Kong protesters listened raptly from the streets on Tuesday as student leaders debated their call for full democracy for the Chinese-run city with government leaders to try end a weeks-long occupation of major traffic arteries. But, as had been widely expected, there was no breakthrough. Student leaders had yet to decide whether or not to hold a second round. Beijing-backed city leader Leung Chun-ying had earlier hinted at a procedural concession in choosing the next leader, but it fell well short of what the student-led protesters have been demanding. Three large screens and projectors were set up at the tent-strewn main protest site on a...

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