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Hong Kong pro-democracy leader fired from tenured university job

A tenured law professor and a leading figure in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement was fired from his university position Tuesday, less than a month after Beijing passed a new national security law in the semi-autonomous nation. Benny Tai, an associate professor of law at Hong Kong University, was sacked in an 18-2 vote by the university’s governing council, …

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Flynn could reprise Trump campaign role, as he fights to clear legal cloud

Can Michael Flynn sue for malicious prosecution? Notes from Peter Stzrok show Obama and Biden weighed in on Flynn case as Comey appeared to downplay the former national security adviser’s calls with the Russian ambassador; former U.S. Attorney Brett Tolman reacts. Michael Flynn, after fighting for years against a false-statements charge stemming from the Russia …

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‘Blue state governors’ treating COVID-19 like an on-off switch, lawyer says

Attorney Harmeet Dhillon of the Center for American Liberty told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” guest host Brian Kilmeade Friday that “blue state governors” will diminish efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus if their decisions about what gatherings to allow or condone are not proportional. Dhillon appeared hours after a New York federal judge found that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, …

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Brooks Koepka: 5 things to know about the golfer

Brooks Koepka, currently the No. 3 golfer in the world, won his first major championship in 2017 when he claimed the U.S. Open crown. He successfully defended his U.S. Open title in 2018. Koepka, who turned pro in 2012, also won the PGA Championship in 2018 and 2019. He has seven career PGA Tour wins. …

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States send mixed messages on whether coronavirus rebound could trigger second round of shutdowns

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. As most states move to at least partially reopen their economies and lift orders requiring people to stay at home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, they are sending mixed messages on whether or not the controversial restrictions …

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Pediatric doctor on front lines of coronavirus pandemic gets special Mother’s Day surprise on air

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. To Dr. Heather Symons, Mother’s Day is just another day in the fight against the coronavirus. Forced to leave her family for the day, Symons joined “America’s News HQ” Sunday for what started as an interview to provide an update on …

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NEC Director Kudlow on push to reopen state economies: ‘You’ve got to meet the guidelines’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow joined “The Ingraham Angle” Friday to discuss expectations for the economy and the possible creation of liability safeguards for businesses as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. “You’ve got to meet the guidelines and you’ve got good scientific, …

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Dean McDermott defends Tori Spelling after backlash for charging fans for virtual meet-and-greet

Dean McDermott is coming to the defense of his wife Tori Spelling. Spelling, 46, recently received backlash for charging $95 to participate in a virtual meet-and-greet in a time where many fans are out of work due to various shelter-in-place orders. On Tuesday, McDermott, 53, took to Instagram to insist fans stop giving his wife …

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Olympic torch relay: No torch, no torchbearers, no public

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The Tokyo Olympic torch relay will start Thursday as planned in northeastern Fukushima prefecture — but with no torch, no torchbearers, no public, and little ceremony. There will be an Olympic flame — that arrived on March 12 …

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Inslee on Trump coronavirus feud: ‘I don’t care what Donald Trump thinks of me’

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee brushed off on Sunday criticism by President Trump about his state’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and instead praised the help Vice President Pence and the federal government have given him in battling the contagion. “We are very pleased with the federal government helping us right now,” Inslee said, during …

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