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Tensions over Hong Kong unnerves world stocks, oil tumbles

Reuters Friday, 22 May 2020 ()
World stocks took a hit on Friday as China moved to impose a new security law on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, further straining fast-deteriorating U.S.-China ties.
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