Wednesday, 16 October 2019
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LeBron James should 'stay the course' when it comes to 'human liberty,' Muhammad Ali's ex-wife says

Added: 16.10.2019 12:01 | 3 views | 0 comments

Muhammad Ali’s ex-wife slammed LeBron James in wake of the Los Angeles Lakers superstar’s comment that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey was misinformed when he tweeted in support of pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters.

U.S. House takes hard line on China over Hong Kong, Huawei

Added: 16.10.2019 10:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and one commending Canada in its dispute over the extradition of a Chinese telecom executive.

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Hong Kong leader forced to abandon address, offers no olive branch

Added: 16.10.2019 10:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech in the legislature on Wednesday because of jeering lawmakers but later offered no direct olive branch to protesters, hoping instead to ease resentment by building public housing.

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Hong Kong leader says city's status as financial hub not shaken

Added: 16.10.2019 8:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday the city's status as a financial hub has not been shaken despite more than four months of sometimes violent anti-government protests.

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LeBron James responds to NBA-China fallout, says every issue shouldn't 'be everybody’s problem’

Added: 16.10.2019 8:41 | 13 views | 0 comments

Lebron James on Tuesday attempted to clarify his position after his critical remarks about Houston GM’s Daryl Morey’s pro-Hong Kong tweet was widely rebuked on social media and tried to explain that "we're not politicians."

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Technical foul: Chinese traders in online sneaker market punish NBA after HK controversy

Added: 16.10.2019 8:25 | 22 views | 0 comments

On Oct. 4, a Chinese trader noticed a sharp drop in the price of crypto tokens backed by Nike's Air Jordan sneakers on a U.S.-based exchange after the general manager of the NBA's Houston Rockets tweeted support for the protests in Hong Kong.

From: feeds.reuters.com

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