PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Hong Kong postpones elections due to pandemic

Clip: 07/31/2020 | 4m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Friday, Hong Kong postponed September’s legislative elections by a year, citing the ongoing resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic. The decision was a setback for pro-democracy forces, who hoped for an overwhelming win at the polls. Also, a federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, convicted in the 2013 bombing attack at the Boston Marathon.

Aired: 07/31/20

Rating: NR

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