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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Asian shares wobble on fear of long U.S.-China trade war; oil rallies
Asian shares stumbled in holiday-thinned trading on Monday as China's decision to cancel talks with the United States reinforced fears of a protracted trade war with neither side willing to back down.
Hong Kong pro-independence party formally outlawed in first such move since handover
Hong Kong authorities formally banned on Monday a group promoting independence from China - the first outlawing of a political organization since Britain handed its former colony back to Chinese rule in 1997.
Rain-gorged river still poses flood threat in Hurricane Florence's aftermath
Rain-swollen rivers in North and South Carolina kept rising on Sunday and were forecast to remain at flood level for days, the National Weather Service said more than a week after the landfall of Hurricane Florence, already blamed for at least 40 deaths.
Russian opposition leader Navalny detained upon jail release: associate
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained again on Monday for allegedly violating protest laws while he was being released from a 30-day jail stint on the same charge, his associate said.
Japan's PM says talks with Trump on trade were constructive ahead of meetings this week
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he had constructive talks on trade with U.S. President Donald Trump in New York on Sunday ahead of the second round of trade dialogues between the two countries this week.
Singapore competition watchdog fines Grab, Uber $9.5 million over merger
Singapore's anti-trust watchdog fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber a combined S$13 million ($9.5 million) over their merger deal, and ordered Uber to sell vehicles from its local leasing business to any rival that makes a reasonable offer.
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