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Moore, under fire, withdraws from bid for Fed post

03 May 2019

Economic commentator Stephen Moore has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the U.S. Federal Reserve Board after weeks of criticism about his political partisanship, shifting views on interest rate policy, and sexist comments about women.

Minnesota student sues China's JD.com CEO Liu with allegation of rape

17 Apr 2019

A University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu, the chief executive officer of China's e-commerce retailer JD.com Inc, filed a civil lawsuit against him in a Minneapolis court on Tuesday, nearly four months after prosecutors declined to press criminal charges.

JD.com CEO will not face assault charges in Minnesota

22 Dec 2018

Minnesota prosecutors will not charge the billionaire chief executive officer of China's JD.com Inc , Richard Liu, after he was accused of rape by a University of Minnesota student during a recent U.S. visit, authorities said on Friday.

Exclusive: Prosecutors weigh competing accounts in JD.com CEO rape allegation

22 Nov 2018

MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK On the night of Aug. 30, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student said she was in a chauffeured black car, trying to keep billionaire JD.com Inc Chief Executive Richard Liu from pulling off her clothes.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Prosecutors weigh competing accounts in JD.com CEO rape allegation

22 Nov 2018

MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK, Nov 21 On the night of Aug. 30, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student said she was in a chauffeured black car, trying to keep billionaire JD.com Inc Chief Executive Richard Liu from pulling off her clothes.

The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota

25 Sep 2018

MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student sent a WeChat message to a friend in the middle of the night. She wrote that Liu had forced her to have sex with him. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota

24 Sep 2018

MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK, Sept 24 With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student sent a WeChat message to a friend in the middle of the night. She wrote that Liu had forced her to have sex with him.

Minneapolis prosecutors weighing evidence in JD.com CEO case

20 Sep 2018

Prosecutors are weighing whether to bring charges against Chinese businessman Richard Liu after the Minneapolis Police Department turned over the findings of its initial investigation into accusations of rape against the JD.com chief executive, according to a statement released on Thursday by the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.

World News

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down

Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decades.