Hong Kong: 12 pro-democracy candidates banned under security law

Twelve pro-democracy candidates have been disqualified from Hong Kong’s upcoming legislative elections, in the most sweeping curtailment of the city’s electoral freedoms to date. The government said the candidates were not fit to run for office on the grounds that they had advocated the city’s independence, solicited intervention by foreign governments or opposed the new […]

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘resting comfortably’ after non-surgical procedure

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a “minimally invasive non-surgical procedure” to revise a bile duct stent and is “resting comfortably”, the supreme court said on Wednesday. “According to her doctors, stent revisions are common occurrences and the procedure, performed using endoscopy and medical imaging guidance, was done to minimize the risk of future infections,” the […]

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