In this  June 27, 2014 photo, hundreds of Hong Kong lawyers dressed in black march in silence in Hong Kong to protest a recent Beijing policy statement which they say undermines the Asian financial hub’s rule of law. Many in this prosperous city had already feared that Hong Kong’s future as an open society as well as a semiautonomous part of China was in jeopardy in the face of perceived growing intervention from Beijing. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

China reports deadly attack in northwest

BEIJING (AP) — A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with g…