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Hong Kong media tycoon resigns after arrest

Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, has stepped down as editor-in-chief of the popular <i>Apple Daily</i> newspaper after being arrested for refusing to leave a key pro-democracy protest site in the centre of the city.<p>Hong Kong police arrested nearly 250 activists on …

Loss of Drew Stanton Could Be Final Straw for Arizona Cardinals Super Bowl Hopes

When you were growing up, your parents would oftentimes ask you the following: "Do you want the good news first, or do you want the bad news?"<p>Depending on your outlook on life as a young buck, you would choose your answer very carefully.<p>In the case of the Arizona Cardinals, let's go with the good …

Football (U.S.)

Uber reportedly set to raise up to $600M from Baidu as it looks to make greater inroads into China

Uber has already taken on another $1.2 billion this month, valuing the company at $40 billion, but that hasn’t stopped the ride-hailing service from seeking even more.<p>While rumors were rife that Uber was planning to raise an additional $1 billion in convertible debt, more news is starting to emerge …

Cleveland police's fatal shooting of Tamir Rice ruled a homicide

The death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy who was shot last month by a Cleveland police officer who authorities say mistook the child's air gun for a real firearm, has been ruled a homicide, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said Friday.<p>The November 22 shooting outside a Cleveland …