Hong Kong has released the murder suspect whose case led to plans to change extradition rules which then triggered the city's mass protests. Chan Tong-kai is accused of murdering his pregnant girlfriend in Taiwan last year before fleeing back to Hong Kong. But Hong Kong and Taiwan do not have an extradition treaty, and his case was cited when the government proposed amending the law. He was in jail for money laundering for withdrawing money from her credit card. Leaving prison on Wednesday, the
The remains of a 3-year-old child found in a Birmingham, Alabama, landfill are believed to belong to Kamille "Cupcake" McKinney, a child who had been missing for a little more than a week, police said.
The PM will push for a general election if the EU proposes to delay Brexit until January, No 10 has indicated. Boris Johnson "paused" his Brexit bill on Tuesday after MPs rejected his plan to get it signed off in three days. Now EU leaders will consider whether to grant a delay to the 31 October Brexit deadline and what length it would be. A letter Mr Johnson was forced by law to send to the bloc after failing to secure backing for his deal on Saturday calls for a three-month extension. But a Do
An Australian reality TV star who says she was unfairly portrayed as a bully has won a landmark compensation case. Nicole Prince said she suffered psychological injury following her experience on Channel Seven's House Rules programme in 2017.She argued that she and her team-mate, Fiona Taylor, were harassed by other contestants and that both experienced public abuse after the show aired. A tribunal rejected Seven's case that Ms Prince was not an employee. The New South Wales Compensation Commiss
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.
Two members of the US far-right group the Proud Boys have been jailed for four years for beating up anti-fascist activists in a fight last year. Maxwell Hare, 27, and John Kinsman, 32, were convicted of gang assault, attempted assault and rioting. Prosecutors say they were most violent among a group of 10 men involved in the brawl, which took place a year ago outside a Republican venue in New York. Other members of the group have received lighter sentences. It has been designated as a hate group