China had suggested that voting in the primary could break Hong Kong's new national security law, which Beijing passed unanimously last month. HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Monday in a statement that Hong Kong does not have the system of "primaries" for the LegCo election and stressed that the government will take action if there is enough evidence of illegal acts found during the investigation.
The disclosure came in court papers rebutting Maxwell's request to be released from jail as she awaits trial on charges of helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls. "As these facts make plain, there should be no question that the defendant is skilled at living in hiding", the court filing says. "Through a window, the agents saw the defendant ignore the direction to open the door and, instead, try to flee to another room in the house, quickly shutting a door behind her".
Judge Amy Berman Jackson ordered the parties in the case to produce Trump's executive order by Tuesday which he signed late last week to keep the 67-year-old Stone from being required to report to prison on Tuesday. Though it might sometimes be "just" to put a man in a cage for his crimes, unless his crime merits death, he should not be imprisoned with others during the COVID-19 pandemic.
At a press conference earlier on Monday, Chuang Shuk-kwan, head of the CHP's Communicable Disease Branch, said the epidemic situation was grave as cases with unknown sources increased every day and warned that there may be more such cases in the community.
President tests positive: Among the new cases recorded in the last week was Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who announced he tested positive for the virus on Tuesday. In Los Angeles County, health officials reported more than 3,300 new cases Sunday - the second highest daily case count in the last week. Florida's total of 282,435 cases is double the number from June 28, a confirmation of the virus very rapid spread.
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