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Wisconsin Republicans forge ahead with power-stripping bills

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans planned to forge ahead Monday with a rare lame-duck session to give outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker a chance to limit the powers of his incoming Democratic successor, move the 2020 presidential primary date to benefit a conservative state Supreme Court justice and enact a host of other changes […]
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Sacked vegan claims discrimination in landmark case

Jordi Casamitjana says he was sacked for disclosing pension funds invested in animal testing firms.
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Here’s how the NBA reacted to Wilder-Fury

Saturday was a wild one in sports. Major college football games were being played, the NBA was doing its thing, and a heavyweight championship bout was on TV. Naturally, NBA players themselves, many with the night off, watched the boxing matchup between
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Sources: Mariners’ next move in roster teardown sends shortstop Jean Segura to the Phillies

The Mariners will send the All-Star shortstop and possibly one other player to the Phillies in exchange for a package of players including first baseman Carlos Santana and shortstop J.P. Crawford. 
Tags: News, Sports, Carlos Santana, Mariners, Phillies, All Star, Jean Segura


Chargers storm back from 16-point deficit, make Steelers pay for late errors

The Chargers became the first team ever to beat the Steelers in Pittsburgh after trailing by 14 or more points in a game.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Mariners continue to tear down roster, working on trade to send SS Jean Segura to Phillies

The Mariners will send the All-Star shortstop and possibly one other player to the Phillies in exchange for a package of players including first baseman Carlos Santana and shortstop J.P. Crawford. 
Tags: News, Sports, Carlos Santana, Mariners, Phillies, All Star, Jean Segura


Rivers rallies Chargers past Steelers 33-30

Michael Badgley kicked a 29-yard field goal on the final play to lift the Los Angeles Chargers to a 33-30 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers            [Author: AP]
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United States: SEC Enforcement's Annual Report Prioritizes Retail Investors, Cryptocurrency, Cybercrime, And Individual Accountability - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

In fiscal year 2018, the SEC brought 821 enforcement actions, an approximately 8.8% increase from last year.
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One Of The Biggest Mysteries In ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’ Has Been Solved

"It’s as plain as the nose on your face."
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Asia markets jump after US and China agree to trade truce

The US and China have agreed to halt new tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks to resolve a trade war.
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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari denies being replaced by clone

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has denied claims that he died and was replaced by a clone, calling the speculation "ignorant rumors."
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Australia: Government proposes changes for financial reporting - Colin Biggers & Paisley

Proposed changes increase the thresholds for determining a large proprietary company under the Corporations Act 2001.
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Canada: Happy Holi-Daze – An Update On Social Host Liability - MacDonald & Associates

As we head into the holiday season, many employers will be hosting holiday parties for their employees.
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James Conner suffers lower leg contusion in Steelers loss to Chargers

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost running back James Conner to a right leg injury in Sunday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. Head coach Mike Tomlin told reporters after the game that Conner had suffered a lower leg contusion. Conner came up limping after being tackled with 4:51 remaining in the game and did not return.
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A Lawsuit Over the Sound of Cowbells is Dividing a Small German Town

A couple in Holzkirchen, Germany say they can't get any sleep
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Canada: Bill 47 Will Reverse Many Of Bill 148's Changes - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Bill 47 will also affect the Labour Relations Act, 1995.
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U.S.-China Trade Truce Gives Both Sides Political Breathing Room

But the compromise reached by President Trump and President Xi Jinping offers few promises of policy changes, and it sets a tight deadline of March 1.
Tags: News, China, General Motors, United States, Xi Jinping, World Trade Organization, Automobiles, Trump, Peter, Navarro, Economic Conditions and Trends, United States Economy, Donald J, International Trade and World Market, United States International Relations, Mnuchin


George H.W. Bush guided by concern for humanity

DALLAS (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush teamed up with the man who ousted him from the White House to help victims of natural disasters. He created a program that has honored thousands of American volunteers. He also sent U.S. troops to Africa to help starving Somalis.
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United States: Pa. Supreme Court Rules Employers Have Legal Duty To Protect Employees' Personal Information From Data Breaches - Duane Morris LLP

In doing so, the Court made clear that the criminal acts of third parties who may breach a computer system do not alleviate the legal duty on a business to protect such information.
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Alaska residents try to return to normalcy after earthquake rocks region

Some rode out the quake in their homes, others are checking vacant homes of neighbors.
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United States: District Court Rejects Argument That Pharmacy Prescription Calls Are Protected By TCPA Emergency Purposes Exception - Troutman Sanders LLP

Early this month, in Smith v. Rite Aid Corporation, 2018 WL 5828693 (W.D.N.Y. Nov. 7, 2018),
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United States: The Employment Challenge In A Rising Wage Economy - Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.

Lots of food for thought, but there do not seem to be any easy answers.
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UBS beats Wall Street rivals by taking control of its China business

UBS has gained an edge on its Wall Street competitors in China by becoming the first foreign bank to be allowed to take control of its business there.
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NFL star apologizes in ESPN interview

Former NFL player Kareem Hunt apologized in an interview with ESPN after a video was released which appears to show him push and kick a woman. Hunt was cut from the Kansas City Chiefs following the video and lost his endorsement from Under Armour.
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Canada: Ontario's Bill 57: Proposed Changes To The Ontario Pension Benefits Act - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

If passed, Bill 57 will implement certain provisions of the Review, including amendments to the Pension Benefits Act (PBA), as summarized below.
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Angela Merkel's 'PM crib sheet' amuses Australia

The German leader appeared to be reading up about Scott Morrison during their first meeting.
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Angela Merkel's 'PM cheat sheet' amuses Australia

The German leader appeared to be reading up about Scott Morrison during their first meeting.
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Steelers entirely melt down in second half, blow a huge lead to lose to Chargers

Blame the refs if you want, but the Pittsburgh Steelers’ collapse on Sunday night was much more than that. The Steelers had never blown a lead of 14 or more points in a regular-season home game to lose. The Chargers came back from a 23-7 deficit to win 33-30 in an absolute Sunday night stunner.
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Updated: BSNL employee union to strike over the non-allocation of 4G spectrum

Update on December 3: The All Unions and Associations of BSNL (AUAB) has decided to postpone its indefinite strike to December 10th, reports The Economic Times. It will go ahead with the strike if its issues are not resolved in the proposed meeting with Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha. However, the... ...
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Markets Cheer, Tentatively, After U.S.-China Trade Truce

Shares rose in Asia in the wake of the deal reached by President Trump and President Xi Jinping, but concerns that the peace may not last tempered investor enthusiasm.
Tags: Asia, News, Xi Jinping, Trump, Stocks and Bonds, Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index, Futures and Options Trading, International Trade and World Market, Renminbi (Currency, U S China Trade Truce



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