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ChinesePod Today: Prosecutors Drop Smollett Case (simp. characters)

ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod News (March 27, 2019)

Prosecutors have dropped charges against Jussie Smollett who allegedly staged a hate crime against himself to promote his career. Smollett argued that the accusations were false. The prosecutors said they stood by the evidence that he had faked the attack, but they believed the outcome of the case was fair. The dismissal angered the Chicago police superintendent and mayor.

NOTE: This video features SIMPLIFIED characters, which are used in Mainland China. For viewers studying the form of written Chinese used in Hong Kong and Taiwan (traditional), the traditional-character version of this story (alongside all others of ChinesePod Today) is available at https://youtu.be/WfSI_MAy2tw

This ChinesePod Today news broadcast includes the following vocabulary:

撤诉: to withdraw charges
辱骂: to abuse and insult
聘请: to hire
歧视: to discriminate
保释金: bail

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