U.S.

Singapore man granted asylum in US faces child porn charges

6 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

CHICAGO - A blogger from Singapore who was granted asylum to stay in the U.S. faces child pornography charges, according to prosecutors.
Amos Yee appeared Friday in court in Chicago on solicitation and possession of child pornography, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. He was being held on $1 million bail.
If the 20-year-old is convicted, he could lose his asylum status. He was taken into custody Thursday at his Chicago home.
In 2016, Yee was detained at O'Hare International Airport after fleeing Singapore. His online posts mocking and criticizing the Singapore government twice landed him...
Read more ...

 

Singapore man granted asylum in US faces child porn charges

Singapore man granted asylum in US faces child porn charges

6 days ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - A blogger from Singapore who was granted asylum to stay in the U.S. faces child pornography charges, according to prosecutors.
Amos Yee appeared Friday in court in Chicago on solicitation and possession of child pornography, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. He was being held on $1 million bail.
If the 20-year-old is convicted, he could lose his asylum status. He was taken into custody Thursday at his Chicago home.
In 2016, Yee was detained at O'Hare International Airport after fleeing Singapore. His online posts mocking and criticizing the Singapore government twice landed him...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   U.S.      News  


Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite his exposure to a top aide who tested positive for the coronavirus, the White... Read more ...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east. Read more ...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to Tampa Bay win, tied World Series

The Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 in a wild back-and-forth and comeback to tie the series at 2-2. Read more ...

Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for Covid-19, VP isn't...

Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for Covid-19, VP isn't infected - spokesman

Marc Short, who is known as VP Mike Pence's closest aide, has been infected with the coronavirus, Pence's spokesman has confirmed, adding that VP's own test came back negative... Read more ...

Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee dies at 78

Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee dies at 78

“All of us at Samsung will cherish his memory and are grateful for the journey we shared with him,” the company said. Read more ...

Reports: Vice President Pence adviser tests positive for coronavirus

Reports: Vice President Pence adviser tests positive for coronavirus

A top adviser to Vice President Mike Pence tested positive for coronavirus earlier this week, according to reports. Read more ...

NFL picks, predictions against spread Week 7: Steelers stay perfect; 49ers...

NFL picks, predictions against spread Week 7: Steelers stay perfect; 49ers edge Patriots; Packers rebound

In our picks and predictions against the spread for Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season, the Steelers stay undefeated by handing the Titans their first loss while the 49ers extend... Read more ...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaeda leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaeda leader wanted by FBI

ABUL, Afghanistan - Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaeda propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east, showing the group's... Read more ...

Pence's top aide tests positive for coronavirus

Pence's top aide tests positive for coronavirus

Read more ...

Jerry Jeff Walker, country singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, country singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Walker and the Lost Gonzo Band in 1973 recorded an album called “Viva Terlingua,” which became a classic of the country-rock scene. Read more ...