Over the long run, using outside troops to subdue Hong Kong could trigger an exodus of talent and capital from Hong Kong.As such, the Basic Law prohibits Beijing from deploying military forces in Hong Kong unless Hong Kong’s governing body, the Legislative Council, requests the interference.
) told Reuters that Hong Kong’s trade status with the U.president has the power to suspend the act and revoke Hong Kong's special status.
3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port.A Customs and Border Protection K-9 unit alerted officers to a shipment of peppers Thursday at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego.
Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, died in a motorcycle accident Saturday night in Austin, Texas.According to CBS Austin, a woman in her 30s was also killed in the crash, which involved a motorcycle and minivan.
U.S. recession? Trump pushes back on risks of a U.S. recession after 10 days on vacation in Bedminster, New Jersey
Before boarding Air Force One, the president made a point to push back on the risks of a recession facing the U.S.
Outrage over photo showing Galveston officers
Two Texas police officers who led a handcuffed black man down a street by a rope while they were on horseback won't face a criminal probe by the state's law enforcement agency, officials said Friday.The Texas Rangers said an investigation found "nothing that warranted a criminal investigation.
Lightning strike: At least 9 injured from fallen tree, downed tent at Dolphin Swim Club in Feasterville-Trevose, Pennsylvania
At least nine people, including several young children, were injured Sunday after a tree fell on them while they were sitting underneath a tent at the Dolphin Swim Club in Feasterville-Trevose, Pennsylvania, CBS Philadelphia reports.Lower Southampton Township zoning officer Bill Oettinger said three people suffered serious injuries — two to their head and one to their back.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. plane crash: NASCAR hands out free tickets to first responders who helped at scene
New details on crash involving Earnhardt Jr.Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Iceland's first glacier lost to climate change mourned by scientists, activists, officials at funeral demonstration
Attendees held up signs calling climate change a crisis and urging world leaders to declare it an emergency.People hold up signs as a monument was unveiled at the site of Okjokull, Iceland's first glacier lost to climate change in the west of Iceland on August 18, 2019.
Opioid Crisis: Attorney Mike Moore and the lawsuits that could bankrupt manufacturers and distributors at the center of the epidemic - 60 Minutes
At its center is attorney Mike Moore.He was previously the state attorney general, and he hired Mike Moore just after filing suit against opioid manufacturers and distributors.
James Reardon Jr.: Ohio white nationalist arrested for threatening Jewish community center in Youngstown
Ohio man arrested for social media threat
A man arrested in Ohio for threatening a Jewish community center on Instagram is an avowed white nationalist and had an arsenal of firearms and combat gear in his home when he was taken into custody, police said.The caption on the post, which appeared on the account @ira_sheamus, reads, "Police identified the Youngstown Jewish Family Community shooter as local white nationalist Seamus O'Rearedon.
Missing firefighters last seen departing Florida coast for fishing trip Friday, U.S. Coast Guard searching with Navy, sheriff's office
Their families notified the Coast Guard after the pair failed to return home that evening.The Coast Guard deployed a search plane and several boats and are being assisted by the Navy and Brevard County Sheriff's Office.
Jack Whitaker, legendary CBS Sports announcer, has died at age 95 — cause of death is natural causes
After his time at CBS Sports, Whitaker worked at ABC Sports.After his recovery, Whitaker was wounded once more and was honorably discharged from the Army in 1945.
Hong Kong protests today: 1.7 million take part in 11th weekend of protests and marches in Victoria Park
Updated Aug 18, 2019 6:37 PM EDT
Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement took to the streets again Sunday for a massive and peaceful march.7 million people — a quarter of the territory's population — took part.
A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska.The message included an address and a request for a response from the person who finds it.
Published 7:39 PM EDT Aug 18, 2019
An Ohio man was arrested Friday after police received a tip about an online video where the man identified himself as the shooter at a Jewish community center — an incident that hadn't happened yet, according to the FBI.The FBI did not state whether Reardon would face federal charges.
“At 30-0, if it ain’t broke you don’t fix it,” Beatty said.So in preparation for the 2019 season, Beatty decided to make changes.