Eastwood Film on Olympic Bombing Stirs Up Atlanta

After a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, a security guard initially cast as a hero was recast as a villain virtually overnight. More than 20 years later, a Clint Eastwood movie to be released this week, “Richard Jewell,” explores the roles played by law enforcement and the media in the guard’s ordeal.

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Hong Kong Police Siege Ends; City Leader Under Pressure

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Monday she would “seriously reflect” on the landslide victory by pro-democracy candidates in the Sunday elections that were a clear rebuke of how she has handled protests, and the police siege of Hong Kong Polytechnic University appears to be over, as only one woman was found in a campus search Tuesday.

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