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Apple Daily to close, last pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper

Jun. 23, 2021 11:02 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s sole remaining pro-democracy newspaper will publish its last edition Thursday, forced to shut down after five editors and executives were arrested and millions of dollars in its assets were frozen as part of China's increasing crackdown on dissent in the...

Pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper, under financial pressure from Hong Kong authorities, says it will close by Saturday

Jun. 23, 2021 03:21 AM EDT
HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper, under financial pressure from Hong Kong authorities, says it will close by Saturday.

Jury selection set to begin in newspaper shooting case

Jun. 23, 2021 01:44 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin Wednesday for the second part of a trial in the case of a man who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper in 2018. Jarrod Ramos pleaded guilty to all 23 counts against him in 2019, but he has pleaded not...

Hong Kong leader says US 'beautifying' security offenses

Jun. 22, 2021 06:34 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Foreign governments are “beautifying” acts that endanger national security in Hong Kong when they criticize the recent crackdown on a pro-democracy newspaper, the leader of the semiautonomous Chinese territory said Tuesday. Hong Kong leader Carrie...

Feinberg named managing editor of Idaho Press newspaper

Jun. 21, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Press has named Teddy Feinberg as its new managing editor. Feinberg, who has been a news editor at The Bakersfield Californian for 2 1/2 years, was selected after a nationwide search, the Idaho Press announced Monday. He succeeds Holly...

Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper says it may shut down

Jun. 21, 2021 08:02 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s embattled pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily reported Monday that its board of directors has asked authorities to unfreeze some assets so it can pay salaries and avoid labor violations, and that the board will meet again on Friday to decide if the newspaper...

Editor of paper that endured newsroom shooting says goodbye

Jun. 19, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The editor of the Capital Gazette, which won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and courage in the face of a massacre in its newsroom, is leaving the Maryland newspaper. Rick Hutzell, who worked at the Annapolis paper for more than...

Editor, CEO denied bail in Apple Daily case in Hong Kong

Jun. 19, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court ordered the top editor of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily and the head of its parent company held without bail Saturday in the first hearing since their arrest two days ago under the city's national security law. Ryan Law, the...

Newspaper sues SC police over records in mother, son deaths

Jun. 18, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

ISLANDTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina newspaper is suing the police agencies investigating the shooting deaths of a mother and son from one of South Carolina’s prominent legal families, arguing that authorities violated public records law by refusing to release 911 calls and police...

Hong Kong newspaper increases print fivefold after arrests

Jun. 18, 2021 05:24 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily increased its print run more than fivefold to 500,000 copies as residents lined up Friday to buy the paper in a show of support for beleaguered press freedoms, a day after police arrested five top editors and executives. ...