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Hong Kong government fails in bid to block swearing in of pro-independence lawmakers

(Reuters) - The Hong Kong government failed in a unprecedented legal attempt on Tuesday night to block the swearing-in of two newly elected lawmakers seeking to push independence for the autonomous territory.
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