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Crowds gathered outside a Hong Kong court early on Saturday ahead of a hearing for two executives of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily charged under the city's sweeping national security law, in a case that has drawn international condemnation. Editor-in-chief Ryan Law, 47, and chief executive Cheung Kim-hung, 59, were among five Apple Daily executives arrested on Thursday when 500 police raided the outlet's newsroom, which authorities described as a "crime scene." The other three, Chief Operating Officer Chow Tat-kuen, Deputy Chief Editor Chan Puiman and Chief Executive Editor Cheung Chi-wai, were released on bail late on Friday, according to Apple Daily.
(Bloomberg) -- Former city Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia and Andrew Yang, the one-time frontrunner whose campaign has slid in polling in recent weeks, will campaign together Saturday in Queens before holding a joint press conference in lower Manhattan, both campaigns said.Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams holds the lead in a new poll on New York’s Democratic mayoral primary, with civil-rights lawyer Maya Wiley and Garcia battling for second.Early voting ends June 20. Many voters rem
Three people are dead and two remain missing after five people who were tubing on a North Carolina river went over the edge of a steep dam, authorities said. Four people who were "hanging on to various items" were rescued from the river at around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Lt. Kevin Suthard, a spokesperson for the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office, told ABC Radio. The three tubers who died were identified Friday as Bridish Crawford, 27; Antonio Ramon, 30; and Sophie Wilson, 14.
Extreme weather including a likely tornado left at least one person dead in the Auckland area on the morning of June 19, according to reports.Photographs showed containers strewn about at a Port of Auckland location on Saturday morning. In a statement, the port said that one person had been killed and at least two others injured. It wasn’t immediately clear how the death occurred.New Zealand’s Met Service said that the damage in Auckland was “likely caused by a tornado.”This video, taken in the suburb of Papatoetoe, shows damage in a residential area, as sirens ring in the background. Credit: Apaula Paselio Nuia via Storyful
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Right-wing protesters clashed with opposing demonstrators in Oregon City, Oregon, on June 18, video taken in the area shows.Footage posted to Twitter by journalist Grace Morgan shows rival protest groups facing off, as some spray chemical irritants at one another.Members of the Proud Boys had assembled in the area for a planned “flag wave,” according to Morgan. Fliers posted to social media called for antifascist protesters to stage a demonstration to counter the presence of the Proud Boys. Credit: Grace Morgan via Storyful
Brazil’s government said Friday that 82 people connected with the Copa America soccer tournament had contracted COVID-19, an increase of 16 infections from the previous day. Brazil's health ministry said in a statement that 6,926 tests were conducted, with 37 players and staffers of the 10 tournament teams infected plus 45 workers. All four host cities of the tournament, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Cuiaba and Goiania, have cases relating to the tournament.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reinforced the ruling Workers' Party discipline and appointed new members of its powerful politburo, state media KCNA reported on Saturday. The party's central committee held a plenary meeting for a fourth and last day where it reviewed organisational and ideological issues for its central leadership organ. Some members of the leadership expressed "remorse for failing to live up to the expectations," after Kim pointed out "serious problems" with their lifestyle, KCNA said, without elaborating.
The Covid-19 pandemic affected the season 2 production of Showtime’s Work In Progress, but co-creator/executive producer/writer and star Abby McEnany said the defining crisis of 2020 will also be featured on-screen. “Our show is based in reality,” she said. “I think of the way we did it, I’m really proud of the way she did […]
UPDATED at 5:40 p.m.: Chrissy Teigen had strong words for designer and former Project Runway contestant Michael Costello. Costello accused Teigen earlier this week of bullying him and trying to destroy his career. Teigen wrote on Instagram Friday that she was “surprised and disappointed” by Costello’s allegations and called the alleged texts between them that […]
On the Keeping Up with the Kardashians reunion Thursday, Kim Kardashian said she tried calling the athlete for months after their split
Alphabet unit Google could face its biggest regulatory threat, with EU antitrust regulators set to open a formal investigation into its lucrative digital advertising business before the end of the year, said people familiar with the matter. It would mark a new front by the EU competition enforcer against Google. It has in the last decade fined the company more than 8 billion euros ($9.8 billion) for blocking rivals in online shopping, Android smartphones and online advertising.
Project Runway star Michael Costello is alleged to have mocked up fake messages and claimed they were from Teigen.
Leona Maguire shot a 8-under 64 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic, the second straight week the Irish rookie has topped a leaderboard. The 26-year-old former Duke player is trying to become the first Irish winner in LPGA Tour history. Last week in California, she tied for ninth in the LPGA Mediheal Championship after leading after the first round.
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It said everything that, by most accounts, the standout performers were not the twinkle-toed midfielders but battle-hardened centre-halves Tyrone Mings and Grant Hanley
Sang Ho Baek appeared in seven games for the Patriots last season, his first at George Mason.
Jun.18 -- Rick Rieder, Blackrock CIO of Global Fixed Income, and Sarah Ketterer, Causeway Capital Management CEO, discuss potential risk factors to the U.S. economy and how those factors impact investment strategy. They speak to David Westin on Wall Street Week.
A bus carrying mineworkers ran off a road in the Peru on Friday, leaving at least 27 people dead, according to local officials and the mining company. Fire Department Lt. Hugo Meza said the accident in the province of Lucanas left dead and injured passengers scattered along the hillside.
Long-time Tesla Inc executive and president Jerome Guillen, who left the company earlier in June, has sold an estimated $274 million worth of shares after exercising stock options since June 10, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The filing, which was submitted to the SEC on Tuesday, said that Guillen expected to sell 215,718 shares for $129 million that day, and that he offloaded another 145,289 stocks worth $89.6 million on June 14, and 90,111 stocks worth $55 million on June 10. Guillen, a former Mercedes engineer who was with Tesla since 2010, oversaw the company's entire vehicles business before being named president of the Tesla Heavy Trucking unit in March.