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US Detains Singapore Teen Seeking Asylum

A Singaporean teenager whose video posts and blogs mocking his government and its late founder landed him in jail twice has been detained in the U.S. where he is seeking asylum, his lawyer and a human rights group said Saturday.  The Human Rights Watch deputy director for Asia, Phil Robertson, called on the U.S. to recognize Amos Yee’s asylum claim, saying he has been consistently harassed by the Singapore government for publicly expressing his views on politics and religion and...

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