Monday August 12th 2019: Jeff Norton, Hong Kong Showdown, Monday headlines

Hong Kong Airport closes amid pro-democracy protests, as China threatens a crackdown HONG KONG (AP) — One of the world’s busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong’s main terminal Monday, while the central government in Beijing issued an ominous characterization of the protest movement as something approaching “terrorism.” […]