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Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai denied bail in fraud case

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was thrown behind bars without bail on Thursday as part of a growing crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous city. Jimmy Lai, the chairman of Next Digital, which publishes the Apple Daily newspaper, was among 10 people arrested on Aug. 10 on suspicion of violating a national security law...
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Hong Kong Media Mogul Jimmy Lai Denied Bail For Alleged Fraud

Hong Kong Media Mogul Jimmy Lai Denied Bail For Alleged Fraud

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The decision means at least five more months in custody for Lai, who publishes a prominent pro-democracy newspaper. His arrest comes amid a sweeping crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong.
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Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

Dustin Higgs, convicted in the killings of three women in a Maryland wildlife refuge in 1996, was the third to receive a lethal injection this week at the federal prison in... Read more ...

Here are the winning numbers for Mega Millions' Friday drawing for $750 million

Here are the winning numbers for Mega Millions' Friday drawing for $750 million

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NRA filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy, plans to reincorporate in Texas

NRA filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy, plans to reincorporate in Texas

The National Rifle Association says it's filing a voluntary Chapter 11 petition. Read more ...

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas - The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy and will seek to incorporate the nation's most politically influential gun-rights... Read more ...

CDC: New virus variant will have 'rapid growth' in US at beginning of this year

CDC: New virus variant will have 'rapid growth' in US at beginning of this year

Health officials say by March, a new and more infectious strain of coronavirus will likely become the dominant strain in the U.S. Read more ...

Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration

Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will leave Washington next Wednesday morning, just before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, to begin his post-presidential life in... Read more ...

You can shop every single product from Netflix's 'Get Organized' right now

You can shop every single product from Netflix's 'Get Organized' right now

Here's all of their holy grail organizers! Read more ...

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2M amid vaccine rollout

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2M amid vaccine rollout

The global death toll from COIVID-19 has topped 2 million as vaccines developed at breakneck speed are being rolled out around the world in an all-out campaign to vanquish the... Read more ...

Biden picks former FDA commissioner to lead US vaccine effort

Biden picks former FDA commissioner to lead US vaccine effort

Dr. David Kessler previously led the FDA under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Read more ...

VIDEO: Meteorologist manages to launch weather balloon 'and not herself'...

VIDEO: Meteorologist manages to launch weather balloon 'and not herself' during blizzard

A wild video from the National Weather Service outpost in Omaha showed how intense the winds were early Friday morning. Read more ...