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News. Views. Hughes - August 13, 2019 (17:00 ET)

HONG KONG: Protesters, police clash at int’l airport

RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca reports for News.Views.Hughes on site at Hong Kong’s international airport amid massive pro-democracy riots and police crackdown. The airport’s protests have reached such a pitch that all outgoing flights have been grounded until order can be restored.

Russia unveils super-advanced ‘Dagger’ missiles

Russia debuted its “Dagger” hypersonic missile system over the weekend before stunned crowds at the Army International Games. The Kh-47M2 Kinzhal missile travels faster than sound and can strike targets on both land and sea. It is considered an unprecedented advance in military weaponry. RT America’s Yulia Shapovalova reports for News.Views.Hughes.

Free genetic testing – with a catch

Amid massive and growing popular interest in genetic testing, some hospitals are offering it for free. But the test comes with the stipulation that these hospitals can in return sell your genetic information to pharmaceutical companies to further their research. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte reports for News.Views.Hughes.