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How the Saudi government may have used Twitter to target dissidents in the U.S.

JUDY WOODRUFF: In this extraordinary indictment yesterday by the Department of Justice against Twitter, Twitter employee who were working for Saudi Arabia. NICK SCHIFRIN: This is an extraordinary story, Judy. This is the first time that U.S. prosecutors have accused Saudi Arabia of surveilling people inside the United States. The story is basically two Twitter employees, one of whom is...

Hong Kong’s anti-government protests again turn violent

JUDY WOODRUFF: Anti-government protests in Hong Kong erupted into chaos today, leaving two people critically injured. One protester was shot at close range by police. Elsewhere, a pro-China supporter was doused in flammable liquid and set on fire. Hong Kong’s leader vowed to spare no effort to bring an end to the violent demonstrations that have gripped the semiautonomous Chinese...