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Yahoo! BooksFeb 28, 2020
Trump news - live: Fox poll predicts Bernie Sanders election win as president faces outrage for mass closure of anti-pandemic units amid coronavirus markets meltdown
A new poll from Donald Trump's favourite broadcaster Fox News has found Democratic front-runner Bernie Sanders beating him comfortably to the White House in this year's presidential race, an outcome that will no doubt displease the incumbent.The president is meanwhile facing further heavy criticism for his handling of the coronavirus as it emerges he closed 37 out of 47 anti-pandemic programs in vulnerable countries around the world set up by his predecessor Barack Obama to tackle just such a contagion.


Time EntertainmentFeb 28, 2020
The 5 Best New TV Shows Our Critic Watched in February 2020
From 'High Fidelity' to 'Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet'

Yahoo! BooksFeb 28, 2020
Hong Kong Tycoon Lai Arrested in Fresh Crackdown on Activists
(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong media tycoon and a prominent democracy advocate Jimmy Lai, who has long denounced as a traitor by Chinese state media, was among activists swept up in a fresh wave of arrests in the Asian financial hub.Lai, 72, was arrested Friday on suspicion of participating in an unlawful assembly last year and intimidating a reporter in 2017, Hong Kong Superintendent Wong Tung-kwong said. He was given police bail and TV footage showed him leaving the police station shortly after the briefing. He didn't answer questions from reporters as he approached his vehicle.The move follows years of criticism against Lai in Chinese state media, which has often listed him among a "Gang of Four" democracy advocates fomenting unrest in the former British colony. While the media network Lai founded, Next Digital Ltd. and its Apple Daily newspaper, backs the protests, it's been years since he was seen as playing a central role in the city's democracy movement.Hong Kong Protests Fuel Media Tycoon's Turnaround PlanStill, elder Hong Kong democracy advocates like Lai are often sought out by American diplomats, officials and journalists for insights into the city's politics. The Global Times, a nationalist newspaper under China's Communist Party, cited Lai's meeting with U.S. officials including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in an editorial Friday praising his arrest."Many believed Lai is the ‘chief traitor' who has brought chaos to the country and disorder to Hong Kong," the paper said.The
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