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Monday, June 30, 1997

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  • HONG KONG

    After 156 years of British colony rule, Hong Kong reverts back to China at midnight tonight. Under a deal between the British government and the People’s Republic of China called "one country-two systems," Hong Kong will get new rulers but retain its existing economic character.

  • DR. BETTY SHABAZZ

    Thousands of mourners flooded into New York’s Riverside Church yesterday, paying their last respects to the life and work of Dr. Betty Shabazz, the widow of civil rights activist Malcolm X.