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Newly elected Hong Kong lawmakers Yau Wai-ching, left, and Sixtus Leung react during a press conference outside the high court in Hong Kong Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016. Two newly elected Hong Kong separatist lawmakers who used anti-China insults when being sworn in were disqualified from taking office in a court decision Tuesday. A Hong Kong High Court judge ruled that Sixtus Leung and Yau of the Youngspiration party violated a section of the semiautonomous Chinese city's constitution, the Basic Law, as well as laws covering oaths taken by officials. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Banned Pro-Independence Hong Kong Legislators Aren’t Giving Up

When last we checked in on Hong Kong lawmakers Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus “Baggio” Leung, they had been banned from holding office by Beijing, which invoked a seldom-used clause of the “one country, two systems” legal code. One country with 1.5 systems seems closer to the truth.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses her new book, 'Hard Choices: A Memoir,' at the Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University June 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Clinton is on a nationwide tour to promote the new memoir with media interviews and book signings but has said she would not decide whether to run in the 2016 presidential race before the end of the year. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senior Clinton Aide Left Classified Material in Chinese Hotel Room

Fox News just received its answer to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed several weeks ago, in the form of State Department spokesman John Kirby admitting that, yes, one of Hillary Clinton’s senior aides did leave classified material unsecured and unattended in a Chinese hotel room.