With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old student sent a WeChat message to a friend in the middle of the night saying he had forced her to have sex with him. A lawyer for Liu said he maintains his innocence and has cooperated fully with the investigation.
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Canada's Barrick Gold to buy Randgold Resources in $18.3 billion deal
Canada's Barrick Gold has agreed to buy Randgold Resources Ltd in a $18.3 billion share deal to create the world's largest gold company by value and output in an industry under investor pressure to put capital to good use.
Fed hikes give cash appeal; stocks no longer only game in town
The U.S. Federal Reserve's anticipated interest rate hike this week will make cash the most attractive it has been in about a decade and end the era of stocks as the only game in town.
Cosby sentencing caps fall from 'America's Dad' to convicted felon
Bill Cosby's downfall from "America's Dad" to convicted felon will reach its final chapter in a Pennsylvania courtroom on Monday, when a judge will begin deciding whether to sentence the 80-year-old comedian to prison for sexual assault.
Oil at four-year high after OPEC rebuffs Trump, fails to raise output
Oil prices jumped more than 2 percent to a four-year high on Monday after OPEC declined to announce an immediate increase in production despite calls by U.S. President Donald Trump for action to raise global supply.
From reality TV to U.N., Trump to wield Security Council gavel
He has chaired board meetings, cabinet meetings and starred in a reality television show, but on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump will wield the gavel in the United Nations Security Council to denounce Iran for what his administration sees as its malign regional behavior.
Gloom in the newsroom as Hungary's independent media recedes
The new owners of the largest independent news outlet in Hungary say they will not meddle in its editorial policies. Reporters at Index.hu are far from sure, and recent history shows why.
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