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Murder Suspect at Center of Hong Kong Unrest Released From Jail

(Bloomberg) -- The murder suspect at the center of months of unrest in Hong Kong was released from jail, but efforts to prosecute him remained uncertain as a bureaucratic feud continued between the city’s government and Taiwan.Chan Tong-kai, who admitted in court proceedings to killing his girlfriend in 2018 while on a vacation in Taiwan, was set free from a Hong Kong jail on Wednesday and bowed deeply in apology after some brief comments. His case sparked months of increasingly violent protests...
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10 things: Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet combine for 68 points on ring night

Raptors outlast Pelicans in overtime behind 34 apiece from Fred VanVleet and Pascal Siakam.
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'I'm not giving up': Survivors of US town destroyed by fire rebuild

For Kevin Lundy, a land surveyor who lost his home last year in the deadliest and most destructive fire in California history, there is no dwelling on the past. "I'm looking forward now," said the 35-year-old as he adjusted his work gloves before thrusting a metal post into the earth -- yet another small step in rebuilding all he lost in the fire that devastated the small town of Paradise in the northern California foothills. "I'll rebuild my home," Lundy told AFP on a recent sunny October aft...
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Scandal of absent Ghosn hangs over Nissan at Tokyo auto show

TOKYO (AP) — Overshadowing the futuristic technology on display at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show is the downfall of Nissan’s former Chairman Carlos Ghosn. Ghosn was arrested in November 2018 and is awaiting trial on financial misconduct allegations. At a presentation to reporters Wednesday, two senior Nissan executives talked up two electric vehicles featured at […]
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Former Acting Attorney General: ‘Abuse of Power Is Not a Crime’

Following Tuesday’s devastating House testimony by acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor about President Trump allegedly coercing the Ukrainian president to do his political bidding, former acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker defended the president by claiming “abuse of power is not a crime.”With House Democrats reportedly looking to focus their impeachment inquiry on a basic “abuse of power” narrative going forward, Fox News’ Laura Ingraham brought Whitaker on her primetime sh...
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – More Pixel 4, Facebook Issues Swirling, Snapchat Is Still A Thing! & Other Tech News Oct 22, 2019

The Chris Voss Show Podcast – More Pixel 4, Facebook Issues Swirling, Snapchat Is Still A Thing! & Other Tech News Oct 22, 2019 The post The Chris Voss Show Podcast – More Pixel 4, Facebook Issues Swirling, Snapchat Is Still A Thing! & Other Tech News Oct 22, 2019 appeared first on The Chris Voss Show.
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Sooner Schooner won’t run for rest of season after accident

The University of Oklahoma says the “Sooner Schooner” will not run the rest of the season after it tipped over during a home game against West Virginia last Saturday. Oklahoma senior associate athletic director Kenny Mossman made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday. The Schooner, a miniature covered wagon, circles the field after Oklahoma […]
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Driver dies days after pickup collided with small plane

Patrick J. Schounard died from injuries he suffered when a single-engine aircraft attempting to land collided with his pickup truck in Wisconsin.
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Turlock Teen Died In Park After Drinking With Friends, Police Say

TURLOCK (CBS13) — Police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old who was found in a Turlock park Monday evening. Turlock police said the teen, a sophomore at Turlock High School, was found not breathing at Crane Park in the 1500 block of E. Canal around 8:22 p.m. Monday. Officers, and later firefighters and paramedics, administered CPR, but the teen died. Detectives say the teen was drinking alcohol with friends at the park when he stopped breathing. It’s not clear at this time if the alcoh...
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How the Nationals Won Game 1 of the World Series

Plenty of timely hits, including three from Juan Soto, helped the Nationals take a one-game-to-none lead over the Astros in the World Series.
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It’s Not The Deep State That Threatens Trump. It’s The State.

Since he took office, President Donald Trump has frequently claimed a “deep state” is trying to sabotage his presidency, denouncing a supposed corrupt conspiracy in the U.S. government that he says is working in the shadows to undermine him. But ultimately, Articles of Impeachment against Trump may be drafted on the testimony of career bureaucrats,…
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Nats steal World Series opener in Houston

The heavy underdog Nationals marched into Houston and impressively beat Astros ace Gerrit Cole in Game 1 of the World Series.
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He grew a 910-pound pumpkin and then used it as a boat

Instead of making a giant jack o'lantern or a massive pie that could feed the whole town, a farmer in Tennessee took his 910-pound pumpkin out for a spin in his pond.
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Nationals Lead Astros in 9th Inning: Live Updates

Max Scherzer will take the mound for the Nationals and Gerrit Cole will pitch for the Astros as a World Series laden with stellar starters kicks off in Houston.
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A wave of civil disobedience is bursting out all over the globe -- Meanwhile in America

Fury over economic inequality, price hikes and corruption keeps blowing its lid in Ecuador, France, Chile and Lebanon. In Hong Kong and Catalonia, demonstrators demand political freedoms. In the UK, marches against Brexit squeeze through streets in between protests for action on climate change,
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Trump’s Company Wipes His Name From New York City Skating Rinks That It Runs

With skating season starting, the Trump Organization quietly made the Trump name much less visible at two Central Park rinks.
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As the Chicago teachers' strike drags on, student athletes are affected

The nearly weeklong Chicago teachers' strike has prevented hundreds of student athletes from competing in playoff state competitions.
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Hong Kong government to withdraw bill that sparked protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities are set to formally withdraw an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. The security chief is due on Wednesday to announce the bill’s withdrawal in the city’s legislature. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had proposed the amendments to resolve a […]
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Fleury helps Golden Knights beat Blackhawks 2-1 in shootout

CHICAGO (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves through overtime and two more stops in the shootout, leading the Vegas Golden Knights to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Fleury was beaten by Jonathan Toews in the first round of the tiebreaker, and then turned away attempts by Patrick Kane and […]
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Southern Niger reels after Nigeria closes borders

Dan Issa (Niger) (AFP) - "Nothing crosses into Nigeria and nothing comes out. It's hermetically sealed," said Amadou Idi, sitting in a makeshift shelter to keep out of the rain, and reflecting on the downturn in his luck. Idi's job is a transiting agent -- to get goods across the border to Nigeria at the Dan Issa frontier post in southeastern Niger.
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Maple Leafs' Michael Hutchinson fails to help himself in loss to Bruins

The message was simple from Mike Babcock: Help your goaltender. Only Michael Hutchinson failed to help himself, and took another loss.
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This is what strongman diplomacy looks like -- Meanwhile in America

This is what strongman diplomacy looks like. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump got exactly what they wanted in northeastern Syria.
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China Could Replace Hong Kong’s Leader Soon, a Report Claims

The Financial Times claims Carrie Lam could be replaced as early as March
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Jessica Biel May Be In Trouble With Her Man After Unearthed *NSYNC Review

Jimmy Fallon dug up and old video of Biel, which her husband, Justin Timberlake, might not be too happy about.
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Jessica Biel May Be In Trouble With Her Husband Over Unearthed *NSYNC Review

Jimmy Fallon dug up an old video of Biel, which her husband, Justin Timberlake, might not be too happy about.
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ICE Agent Threatened Immigrant And Raped Her For Years, Lawsuit Claims

The woman sued the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the former ICE agent.
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5 lines from diplomat's explosive statement

The top US diplomat in Ukraine, Bill Taylor, testified behind closed doors Tuesday as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry led by House Democrats. In his opening statement, Taylor gave an account of his concern, beginning in August of this year, that the US relationship with Ukraine "was being fundamentally undermined by an irregular, informal channel of U.S. policy-making" led by President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani.
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Bill Taylor corroborated many of the claims made by the whistleblower in his statement. These are the key parts.

The top US diplomat in Ukraine, Bill Taylor, testified behind closed doors Tuesday as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry led by House Democrats. In his opening statement, Taylor gave an account of his concern, beginning in August of this year, that the US relationship with Ukraine "was being fundamentally undermined by an irregular, informal channel of U.S. policy-making" led by President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani.
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Indonesia: Chelsea Football Club Forced To Defend Its Brand In Indonesia - Rouse

A person called Hardiman has filed a trademark suit against Chelsea Football Club Limited (Chelsea FC) at the Central Jakarta Commercial Court.
Tags: News, Indonesia, Chelsea Football Club, Hardiman, Indonesia Rouse, Chelsea Football Club Limited Chelsea FC


Couple gives away one of the largest minimalist art collections

Over the last three decades, Aaron and Barbara Levine have amassed an impressive melange of conceptual and minimalist art. But, they jokingly say, they loathe calling it a "collection."
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