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Hong Kong billionaire at a 50th anniversary party in October, 2013. (Getty Images)

Hong Kong Lesbian Appeals To Tycoon Dad Over Dowry Offer

Gigi Chao is asking her father to accept her for who she is.

01/29/2014

Edward Snowden's father arrived in Moscow to meet with his son, who is still in hiding.  (The Guardian via Getty Images)

Edward Snowden’s Father Arrives In Moscow

The father of former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden arrived in Moscow Thursday morning to meet with his son who has received asylum in Russia and has been living at a secret location.

10/10/2013

File photo of a man with handcuffs  (Photo Credit: BERIT ROALD / AFP / GettyImages)

Suspected US Drug Smuggler Arrested In Thailand

An American described as a “leading drug lord” with a network spanning Asia and the United States was sent back to the U.S. on a government-chartered plane following his arrest in Thailand, authorities said Friday.

09/27/2013

A respected Russian newspaper says National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden spent two days in the Russian Consulate in Hong Kong directly before leaving on an abortive attempt to reach asylum in Latin America. (PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Snowden Reached Out To Russian Consulate While In Hong Kong

A respected Russian newspaper says National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden spent two days in the Russian Consulate in Hong Kong directly before leaving on an abortive attempt to reach asylum in Latin America.

08/26/2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez shows a replica of Simon Bolivar's sword to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, during his visit to Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on April 2, 2010. (credit: JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)

Schieffer: ‘Putin Has Adopted A Hugo Chavez Mentality’

Longtime CBS News correspondent Bob Schieffer is comparing Russian President Vladimir Putin to former Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez after Russia granted temporary asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

08/02/2013

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Snowden Allowed To Enter Russia, Granted Temporary Asylum

After being holed up for a month at Moscow airport’s transit zone, National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has reportedly been allowed into Russia.

08/01/2013

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Lawyer: Snowden ‘Intends To Stay In Russia’

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is reportedly allowed to leave the Moscow airport he has been holed up in since last month.

07/24/2013

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Report: Nicaraguan President Willing To Grant Snowden Asylum

National security agency leaker Edward Snowden might be able to find a home in Nicaragua.

07/05/2013

File photo of a soldier surrounded by military antennas. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

2 Plead Guilty In Plot To Export Military Antennas

Two Singapore men have pleaded guilty to plots to illegally export 55 55 military antennas from the United States to Singapore and Hong Kong.

06/26/2013

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

White House: Russia Has ‘Clear Legal Basis’ To Expel Snowden

The White House says Russia has a “clear legal basis” to expel National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and is asking them to do so without delay.

06/25/2013

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