Alva Review-Courier -

Articles written by Dake Kang

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 12 of 12



'Desperate:' Hong Kong protesters detail legislature assault

HONG KONG (AP) — It was almost noon on Monday when hundreds of protesters outside Hong Kong's legislature voted to break in. Watching from the side, one protester disagreed. They were too few, 19-year-old Daisy Chan worried, and the police...

 

Pakistani Christian girls trafficked to China as brides

GUJRANWALA, Pakistan (AP) — Muqadas Ashraf was just 16 when her parents married her off to a Chinese man who had come to Pakistan looking for a bride. Less than five months later, Muqadas is back in her home country, pregnant and seeking a divorce...

 

Uninvited guests keep watch for China inside Uighur homes

ISTANBUL (AP) — The two women in the photograph were smiling, but Halmurat Idris knew something was terribly wrong. One was his 39-year-old sister; standing at her side was an elderly woman Idris did not know. Their grins were tight-lipped,...

 

Backlash at Chinese university shows limits to surveillance

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese university's plan to conduct a blanket search of student and staff electronic devices has come under fire, illustrating the limits of the population's tolerance for surveillance and raising the prospect that tactics used...

 

China cutting US soybean purchases in face of tariffs threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the threat of tariffs and counter-tariffs between Washington and Beijing looming, Chinese buyers are canceling orders for U.S. soybeans, a trend that could deal a blow to American farmers if it continues. At the same time,...

 

China's Huawei says to keep investing in US despite setback

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Chinese telecoms giant Huawei says it will continue to invest in the United States despite recent setbacks in its efforts to boost sales there. Xu Qingsong, also known as Jim Xu, Huawei's head of sales and marketing, told...

 

Pledge deaths at US colleges fuel reviews of Greek life

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The deaths of at least four fraternity pledges this year have helped fuel a re-examination of Greek life at U.S. colleges, which have long struggled with how to crack down on hazing, alcohol abuse and other unwelcome aspects w...

 

Man in court for belly button fixation sparks autism debate

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A judge must decide how to deal with a man diagnosed with autism who has repeatedly violated his probation for sexual battery by asking women to touch their bellybuttons. Graig Burrier, 29, of Stow, pleaded guilty Wednesday to...

 

2-story 'Star Wars' replica in yard for Halloween is big hit

PARMA, Ohio (AP) — A two-story, "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio is enticing kids to get toy lightsabers and attracting hundreds of visitors from across the state. Elevator mechanic Nick Meyer, 39, spent about $1,500 and 10...

 

Man sues city for arresting him over parody Facebook page

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man acquitted of a felony for creating a fake Facebook page that parodied a suburban Cleveland police department is suing the city, saying they violated his right to free speech. Anthony Novak filed the lawsuit Tuesday against...

 

White nationalist threatens lawsuit against Ohio colleges

CLEVELAND (AP) — White nationalist Richard Spencer has threatened to sue two Ohio universities if they refuse to rent campus spaces for him to speak. Spencer's associates contacted the University of Cincinnati and Ohio State University this month...

 
 By DAKE KANG    Regional    August 24, 2017

Lawsuit: School created culture of abuse and excessive force

A Pittsburgh-area school with a history of racial tension created a culture of verbal abuse and excessive force that allowed resource officers to shock students with stun guns and body-slam them, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed Wednesday....

 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021