Uyghur sentenced to death over books formerly sanctioned by Chinese government

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As the Chinese government tightened its grip over its ethnic Uyghur population, it sentenced one man to death and three others to life in prison last year for textbooks drawn in part from historical resistance movements that had once been sanctioned by the ruling Communist Party. An AP review of images … Read more

Microsoft Activision Deal to Be Reviewed by Federal Trade Commission

WASHINGTON— Microsoft Corps MSFT -1.12% proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard Inc. ATVIA 0.85% will be reviewed in the US by the Federal Trade Commission, a person familiar with the matter said, placing the fate of the roughly $75 billion deal in the hands of an agency whose leader has questioned acquisitions by powerful technology companies. … Read more

New York Eviction Ban Ends, but Tenants Find Ways to Stay in Homes

Since New York state’s ban on most evictions ended this month the pace of evictions has been slow, as tenant attorneys work to delay cases in court and the governor requested more federal aid for rental assistance. Tens of thousands of tenants are at risk of having to leave their homes because of unpaid rent … Read more