Hong Kong, G-20, Ladies’s World Cup: Your Monday Briefing

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Good morning,

We’re overlaying the Hong Kong protest, the Group of 20 assembly and #MeToo in world soccer.

Riot police with helmets, batons and shields moved in to interrupt up the largely peaceable protest, which shut down metropolis streets and lasted into the early morning in the present day.

A principal goal of the protest, the newest in a collection of public challenges to the invoice, was town’s chief govt, Carrie Lam, who helps the laws.

Background: The proposal would let some legal suspects be turned over to jurisdictions like China with no extradition settlement. A vote on the invoice is predicted this month.

Watch: Our video exhibits the dimensions of the protests.

Group of 20 finance officers assembly in Japan warned that world commerce tensions had “intensified” and agreed to handle the dangers.

Policymakers of the world’s main economies additionally voiced their considerations about U.S. protectionism to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the assembly in Fukuoka.

However Mr. Mnuchin continued guilty China for the protracted struggle and insisted that the commerce dispute was not hurting America’s financial system or hampering world progress.

Influence: The Worldwide Financial Fund and the U.S. Federal Reserve warned final week about slowing progress and pointed to widening commerce disputes as a perpetrator.

Companies are additionally racing to reorient their provide chains as they await new commerce boundaries.

Stress on tech: China final week warned world expertise firms that they might face dire penalties in the event that they cooperated with the U.S. ban on gross sales of American expertise to Chinese language firms, in response to folks conversant in the conferences.

The warning appeared designed to rally help for the Chinese language agency Huawei, which the White Home minimize off final month, and to forestall a breakup of the provision chains that join China’s financial system to the remainder of the world.

Negotiators, nonetheless, have been unable to steer Mexico to agree to permit the U.S. to reject asylum seekers if that they had not sought refuge in Mexico first.

On Twitter on Sunday, Mr. Trump threatened to show to tariffs once more if Mexico didn’t reside as much as the settlement. He additionally attacked The Instances and CNN for his or her reporting on the deal.

Perspective: The tariff disaster with Mexico, our White Home correspondent writes, gives a case research in Mr. Trump’s method to daunting points confronting him and the nation.

“I used to be brainwashed.”

Nearly 5 years in the past, Caleb Cain, a school dropout, discovered himself drawn to the alt-right after watching hundreds of movies of far-right YouTube personalities. Though radicalization can stem from myriad components, some consultants say YouTube has inadvertently created a harmful on-ramp to extremism.

Now an outspoken critic of the far proper, Mr. Cain spoke with our tech columnist about his transformation and the function YouTube could have performed in steering him towards the fringes.

Iraq: Sixteen years after the Iraq Museum in Baghdad was looted and destroyed, our bureau chief returns to go to a restored assortment, which officers are attempting to make accessible to as many voters as attainable.

NASA: Regardless of the Trump administration’s ongoing push for NASA to resume its concentrate on sending astronauts to the moon, a contemporary tweet by President Trump clashed with these plans.

French Open: Rafael Nadal additional cemented his legacy on the French Open by beating Dominic Thiem to win his 12th title at Roland Garros. Within the ladies’s finals, 23-year-old Ashleigh Barty defeated an unseeded Marketa Vondrousova, making her the primary Australian girl to win the French Open since 1973.

What we’re studying: This essay in Vox. “Emily Todd Vanderwerff, my former colleague at Vox, has written a shifting essay on the method of popping out as transgender,” says Amanda Taub, one in all our Interpreter columnists. “That is a kind of items it seems like a privilege to learn. Extremely really useful.”

Learn: Kristen Arnett’s debut novel, “Principally Useless Issues,” is about love, grief and taxidermy. It’s one in all 10 new books we advocate.

Smarter Residing: The time period “impostor syndrome” describes that nagging feeling — particularly widespread amongst ladies — that you simply’re not ok, that you simply don’t deserve the job, the promotion, the seat on the desk. Analysis has discovered that what you say to your self can change the best way you see your self, so begin proudly owning your accomplishments. Jessica Bennett, The Instances’s gender editor, gives extra ways to assist in our Working Girl’s Handbook.

And we even have monetary ideas for current highschool graduates.

Like Paris, in the present day is a moveable feast.

It’s what the British name Whit Monday, or the day after Pentecost, a Christian celebration of the Holy Spirit, and it strikes yearly relying on when Easter falls.

It’s additionally a public vacation in lots of Western European nations, a day for picnics and festivals.

The “whit” half derives from “white,” for the clothes many wore for baptisms held on Whitsun, one other British identify for Pentecost.

In 1871, Whit Monday grew to become the primary financial institution vacation in Britain. That so-called spring financial institution vacation was moved to Could in 1967 (and has since turn out to be infamous for bringing disagreeable climate).

And Pentecost? The phrase derives from the Greek “pentekostos,” associated to the quantity 50. Pentecost is well known on the seventh Sunday after Easter.

That’s it for this briefing. See you subsequent time.

— Matthew and Victoria

To Mark Josephson, Eleanor Stanford and Francesca Donner for the break from the information. Victoria Shannon, on the briefings crew, wrote in the present day’s Again Story. You possibly can attain the crew at briefing@nytimes.com.

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