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Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai unexpectedly wins bail

Tycoon banned from tweeting, meeting foreign officials and giving interviews

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai is escorted to a prison van on Dec. 12, after being charged under the national security law.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was unexpectedly granted bail on Wednesday, though he will be subject to strict conditions.

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