Latest News Wires Hong Kong protesters, police face off as key leaders arrested

On the second day of a police operation to clear one of three Hong Kong protest zones, key student leaders were arrested while a handful of protesters faced off briefly against dozens of officers. 

By , Associated Press

Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Wednesday as they cleared barricades in one volatile district, throwing into doubt the future of a 2-month-old movement seeking free elections in the former British colony.