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With asylum grant, did the US just reward hate speech?.

When Singapore's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, passed away in 2015, 16-year-old Amos Yee made an obscenity-filled YouTube video denouncing the late leader as a tyrant.' That and other postings earned him a four-week jail sentence for wounding religious feelings and obscenity.' Not long after, he earned another ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Singapore 'bad boy blogger' gets US asylum.

CHICAGO - A blogger from Singapore jailed two years ago for making online video posts blasting his government was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge ruled.

- BangkokPost - TH

Chicago PD 'forgot' to punish officers who broke rules.

Just two months after a Justice Department investigation found the Chicago Police Department had “deficient accountability systems” that led to unconstitutional use of force against the city's citizens, a new analysis shows that Chicago officers found guilty of misconduct, includin...

- The Raw Story - US

Muslim police officer sues for alleged harassment after firing.

A Muslim officer who was fired by the North Chicago Police Department last month is suing for religious discrimination, claiming he was fired after complaining about harassment.

- FOX News - US

Teen Singapore Blogger Granted Asylum in US.

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed him in jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States by an immigration judge in Chicago Friday. Amos Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December, when he was taken into custody at Chicago's...

- Newser - US

Chicago immigration judge grants asylum to teen blogger from Singapore who was detained at O'Hare.

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday.Amos Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when he was taken into custody...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

US Immigration Judge Grants Asylum to Singapore Teen Blogger.

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday.Amos Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when...

- Newsmax - US

U.S. judge grants Singaporean blogger's asylum request.

A U.S. immigration judge in Chicago on Friday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Southeast Asian city-state. Amos Yee, 18, who had been jailed twice in Singapore, qualifies as a political refugee, according to a 13-page opinion by the U.S. immigration judge. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

US judge grants Singaporean blogger's asylum request.

A US immigration judge in Chicago on Friday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Southeast Asian city-state.

- BDNews24 - BD

Singaporean blogger Amos Yee granted asylum by US judge.

A US immigration judge in Chicago on Friday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Southeast Asian city-state. The post Singaporean blogger Amos Yee granted asylum by US judge appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

- Asian Correspondent - HK

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger.

CHICAGO — A blogger from Singapore who was jailed for his online posts blasting his government was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge ruled.

- Billings Gazette - US

US judge grants Singaporean teen blogger's asylum request

CHICAGO -- A U.S. immigration judge in Chicago on Friday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Southeast Asian city-state.

- GMA News - PH

NABET Members Voting On New ABC Contract

Contract ratification ballots went out yesterday to more than 2,700 NABET-CWA workers employed at ABC's news, sports and entertainment divisions and at its owned television stations in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Washington D.C. Leaders at the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians ...

- Deadline.com - US

From warehouse to penthouse: Finkl site, industrial corridor ready for makeover

A construction boom of apartment towers, office buildings, retail spaces, roads, bridges, parks and trails is envisioned for a 3.7-mile stretch along the Chicago River that once was dominated by manufacturers. A recently released proposal, backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, aims to address a long-brewing...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Illinois health care advocates cheer GOP bill's demise, worry about future

Many health care leaders in Illinois cheered the demise of House Republicans' Obamacare replacement bill Friday — but it didn't take long for reality to quiet the celebration. Despite the bill's downfall, challenges remain in Illinois and across the U.S. when it comes to health insurance, they...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Chicago officers faulted for misconduct went unpunished after their cases got lost in the system

Some Chicago police officers who were ordered suspended based on findings of misconduct didn't comply with their punishment because authorities lost track of their cases,…

- ABA Journal - US

U.S. immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday. Amos Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when he was taken into custody at Chicago's O'Hare ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Teenage Singaporean blogger Amos Yee granted asylum in U.S.

Singaporean teenage blogger Amos Yee has been granted asylum in the United States, his lawyer said Saturday. The 18-year-old has been held in a detention facility in Chicago since December 16, after border control officers stopped him from entering the country upon finding out about his plans to seek asylum. “On March ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Chicago teen apparently raped on Facebook Live relocated

The 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people viewed it live on Facebook has been relocated with her family. The Chicago Sun-Times reports … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

1.4 million Illinois job seekers' personal information potentially compromised in major hack

The news comes days after Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner unveiled a $1bn state-wide cybersecurity plan.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Chicago teen apparently raped on Facebook Live relocated

The 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people viewed it live on Facebook has been relocated with her family.

- FOX News - US

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

CHICAGO " A blogger from Singapore who was jailed for his online posts blasting his government was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge ruled.Amos Yee, 18, has been detained by federal immigration...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

U.S. judge grants Singaporean blogger's asylum request

CHICAGO - A U.S. immigration judge in Chicago on Friday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Southeast Asian city-state.

- Reuters - US

Caviar snags exclusive Shake Shack delivery deal this weekend

Shake Shack fans rejoice! The restaurant chain has teamed up with Square's Caviar on-demand food delivery service to see if it's a valuable offering. Those in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Boston, and Chicago are eligible to get any of Shake Shack's burgers, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, and ...

- VentureBeat - US

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

CHICAGO — A blogger from Singapore who was jailed for his online posts blasting his government was granted asylum to remain in the United...

- Townhall.com - US

US Judge Grants Asylum to Singapore Blogger

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday.   Amos Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when he was taken into custody at Chicago’s ...

- Voice of America - US

News24.com | US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singapore teen whose online posts criticising his government landed him in jail.

- News24.com - ZA

Study: Chicago stop-and-frisk numbers drop, more work needed

CHICAGO — A study of the Chicago Police Department's stop-and-frisk procedures released Friday revealed a dramatic decrease in the number of stops since an American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois lawsuit, but found that officers were still targeting racial…

- Billings Gazette - US

Chicago teen apparently raped on Facebook Live relocated

CHICAGO — The 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people viewed it live on Facebook has been relocated with her family.

- Billings Gazette - US

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

CHICAGO — A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday.

- Billings Gazette - US

Ivory Coast Infant Separated From Parasitic Twin

Doctors at a Chicago-area hospital have successfully operated on a baby from Africa born with a parasitic twin and having four legs and two spines. VOA’s Bronwyn Benito reports the girl, known only as "Dominique" from Ivory Coast, is recovering well from the delicate and groundbreaking March 8 surgery and is expected ...

- Voice of America - US

More Charges Added in Laquan McDonald Shooting Case

A grand jury and prosecutors have added 16 counts of aggravated battery against Chicago officer Jason Van Dyke, one for every shot he fired at black teen Laquan McDonald.

- Wall Street Journal - US

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

Amos Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when he was taken into custody at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Attorneys said the 18-year-old could be released from a Wisconsin detention center as early as Monday.

- Times Of India - IN

Persecuted for political opinions, Singapore teen blogger wins asylum in US

A US immigration judge in Chicago ruled in favour of 18-year-old Amos Yee.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

CHICAGO - A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday.

- BangkokPost - TH

Chicago teen apparently raped on Facebook Live relocated

CHICAGO — The 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people viewed it live on Facebook has been relocated...

- Townhall.com - US

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

CHICAGO — A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the...

- Townhall.com - US

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled.Amos Yee has bee...

- The Hindu - IN

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

CHICAGO " A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday.Amos Yee has been detained...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Chicago teen apparently raped on Facebook Live relocated

CHICAGO " The 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people viewed it live on Facebook has been relocated with her family.The Chicago Sun-Times reports police spokesman...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

1.4M Illinois job seekers may have had personal data hacked

About 1.4 million job seekers in Illinois may have had their personal information compromised when one of the state's employment security agency vendors was hacked, the governor's office said Friday.

- PhysOrg - NL

'Windows 10 destroyed our data!' Microsoft hauled into US court

'Dodgy' unwanted operating system update sparks potential class-action lawsuit Updated Three people in Illinois have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers.…

- TheRegister - UK

U.S. judge grants Singaporean blogger's asylum request | Reuters

By Timothy Mclaughlin | CHICAGO CHICAGO A U.S. immigration judge in Chicago on Friday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Southeast Asian city-state.Amos Yee, 18, who had been jailed twice in Singapore, qualifies as a political refugee, according to a 13-page ...

- Firstpost - IN

US judge grants Singaporean blogger's asylum request

CHICAGO, March 25 — A US immigration judge in Chicago yesterday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the South-east Asian city-state. Amos Yee, 18, who had been jailed twice in...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Illinois governor vetoes Chicago pension fix, angers city's mayor

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner on Friday vetoed a legislative fix favored by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for two of the city's struggling pension funds and castigated it as a kick-the-can approach.' The financial footing and credit ratings for the nation's third-largest city have slipped precipitous...

- The Raw Story - US

U.S. judge grants Singaporean blogger's asylum request

By Timothy Mclaughlin CHICAGO - A U.S. immigration judge in Chicago on Friday granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Southeast Asian city-state. Amos Yee, 18, who had been jailed twice in Singapore, qualifies as a political refugee, according to a 13-page opinion ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Campus news of the week: Wrestling champs, a nerf gun scare, the best crying spots and more

News from Syracuse, Boston College, University of Chicago, Ball State and Penn State.         

- USA TODAY - US

Home Depot must again face lawsuit over employee's murder: U.S. court

Reversing a lower court ruling, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago said Alisha Bromfield's mother may pursue claims that Home Depot should not have employed the supervisor, given his known history of sexually harassing, verbally abusing and physically intimidating female subordinates. Home Depot spokesman ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Chicago Bleeds Population for Second Year in a Row

Time to call it a trend?

- Reason.com - US

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