Protests expected to ramp up in Hong Kong

Hong Kong police refused to grant permission for a huge march on Sunday, but protesters said they're planning to defy those orders.
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Now to the chaos in Hong Kong. Protests expected to ratchet up again this morning, and intensify this weekend with a massive March planned for senior foreign correspondent Ian Pannell is there with the latest on that. Good morning, Ian. Reporter: Good morning, Amy. From a city bracing itself for another weekend of mass protests. Overnight, police refused to grant permission for a huge March on Sunday, but protesters planning to defy those orders by the ones we have been seeing. The Chinese ramping up their threats. One of its top diplomats saying if the local government can't handle the crisis, then, quote, we have enough solutions and enough power to put this to an end, and ominously, the Chinese paramilitary police have been spotted across the border less than 20 miles from where we are right now. This is a prodemocracy movement here. President trump weighing in again tweeting hissed a police station for China's leader, urging him to sit down and talk with protesters. Suggesting what he calls foreign interference in his own affairs. Whit. Ian Pannell for us. Thank you so much.

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