China Snatched the ‘Hong Kong 12’ Off a Speedboat, Giving Protest Movement New Life

HONG KONG—A small group of dissidents climbed into a speedboat and set off from a tiny Hong Kong fishing village just after 7 a.m. on Aug. 23, in a daring attempt to rush 400 miles across major global shipping lanes to safety in Taiwan. All but one of the 12 …

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Long Before Nikola Trucks, Trevor Milton Sold Investors on Startups That Faded

In 2009, Trevor Milton drove a Dodge pickup from Utah to Phoenix to show off his latest business idea: a truck using natural gas along with diesel to lower fuel costs. Within months, Mr. Milton’s company had landed a $16 million contract to install the system on up to 800 …

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