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Saturday October 13rd, 2018 day edition

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The Hong Kong movie legend says he only spends $800 HKD, which translates to $102 USD, per month.

Chinese movie legend Chow Yun-fat says he plans to give his entire net worth, a whopping $5.6 billion HKD (that’s $714 million USD) to charity.

“My dream is to be a happy and normal person,” Yun-fat recently told Hong Kong movie site Jayne Stars.

The same site reported earlier that the actor claimed to spend only $800 HKD ($102 USD) per month.

Apparently, he stays frugal by taking public transportation as often as possible and doing charity work instead of spending it on himself.

He shops at discount clothing stores, because, he said: “I don’t wear clothes for other people.

Yun-fat played Li Mu Bai opposite Michelle Yeoh (“Crazy Rich Asians”) as Yu Shu Lien. »

Retired firefighter found guilty for shooting at lost black teen on doorstep

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But the boy was met by the shotgun-wielding homeowner and ran away, barely escaping injury as Zeigler fired at him.

Zeigler, 53, was found guilty of assault with attempt to do great bodily harm and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Zeigler, a retired Detroit firefighter, ran at Brennan with his shotgun, firing as the boy ran away. »

China legalizes Xinjiang 're-education camps' after denying they exist

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(CNN) Authorities in China's far-western Xinjiang region appear to have officially legalized so-called re-education camps for people accused of religious extremism, a little more than a month after denying such centers exist.

The Xinjiang government on Tuesday revised a local law to encourage "vocational skill education training centers" to "carry out anti-extremist ideological education.".

It isn't the first time China has cracked down on elements of the Muslim faith in Xinjiang. »