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Richard Liu, CEO and founder of China's e-commerce company JD.com, speaks before ringing the opening bell at the NASDAQ Market Site building at Times Square in New York, U.S. May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota

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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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.

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