Kevin Hart dismisses critics of his past homophobic comments and fuels growing outrage

Oscar host Kevin Hart tried to quell criticism over past homophobic comments. His Instagram statement Thursday only worsened a still-growing crisis.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ukraine: Key Regulatory Developments In Ukraine - November 2018 - Dentons

On November 4, 2018 the Law "On Amendments to Certain Legal Acts of Ukraine Concerning Resumption of Lending" entered into force, which will become effective starting from February 4, 2019.
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NFL fans ripped Jalen Ramsey apart after his egregious flop during blowout loss to Titans

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey likes to talk a lot of smack. Given how poorly the Jaguars have played since that interview, Ramsey would probably like to have a few of those words back. During the Jaguars’ blowout loss to the Tennessee Titans on “Thursday Night Football,” Ramsey tried to get away with an egregious flop that just so happened to be captured on the broadcast.
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Everyone Wants to Know If Kim Jong Un Will Visit Seoul This Month

Neither government has released firm plans for a trip -- but that hasn’t stopped a flurry of speculation in South Korean media. Kim crossed into South Korea in April at a truce village straddling the heavily armed border, but he and previous North Korean leaders have avoided visiting Seoul, which presents a raft of security concerns. “We continue to discuss this with North Korea,” Cho said.
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Mayweather says he will hold exhibition with Japanese star

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather says he and Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa will meet after all — but only in a nine-minute New Year’s Eve exhibition. Mayweather said the match in Tokyo would be for entertainment purposes only, with no judges, no official record — and no kicking. “I’m in the entertainment business. […]
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Tennessee electrocutes second inmate in 2 months

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee inmate became the second person to die in the state's electric chair in just over a month Thursday, nearly two decades after Tennessee adopted lethal injection as its preferred method of execution.
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Australia's encryption-breaking laws explained

Tech firms say the controversial laws could weaken overall security for users of messenger apps.
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Australia data encryption laws explained

Tech firms say the controversial laws could weaken overall security for users of messenger apps.
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‘Pose’s’ MJ Rodriguez Defends Kevin Hart After He Refuses to Apologize for Past Tweets

Kevin Hart has recently come under fire after his now-tenuous position as 2019 Oscars host resulted in the resurfacing of anti-gay tweets he made in the early 2000s, but “Pose” star MJ Rodriguez doesn’t think he should lose his hosting duties over the tweets. “That’s a hard topic for me because I’m a big fan […]
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Canada: A Franchisor Loses Title To Its Network's Logo! - Fasken

In the bulletin titled Practical Tips for Maximizing the Value of Your Portfolio of Intangible Assets, published on September 11, 2018
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Australian Open to Introduce Final-Set Tiebreakers at 6-6 as Early as 2019

The Australian Open will follow Wimbledon in introducing tiebreakers in the final sets of all matches, per the Times. The change could be introduced as soon as the 2019 tournament. The Open would differ from Wimbledon's rules by including a "super tie-break" played at 6–6, in which players would have to win ten points by a margin of two.
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Patriots WR Gordon discusses playing with Brady

New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon has enjoyed playing with Tom Brady. The Patriots acquired the 27-year-old from the Cleveland Browns in exchange for a late-round draft choice in mid-September. Gordon discussed how he felt sharing a locker room with New England's star quarterback when he met with reporters on Thursday.
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Action-RPG ‘Ashen’ Coming to Epic Games Store And Xbox One

A44’s action role-playing game “Ashen” is now available on the brand-new Epic Games Store and Xbox One, publisher Annapurna Interactive revealed in a surprise announcement at The Game Awards on Thursday. “Ashen” is a co-operative game about a wanderer searching for a new home. At its core, it’s about relationships, according to its Steam description. […]
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UK: Employment Essentials - November 2018 - Gowling WLG

This month Gowling WLG's employment, labour & equalities experts discuss their pick of November's top five employment law developments that may affect your business:
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Ukraine: Martial Law Introduced In Several Regions Of Ukraine May Affect Business Operations - Kinstellar

November 2018 – On 26 November 2018, the Ukrainian parliament adopted the Law that approves the Decree of the President of Ukraine on the imposition of martial law
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Brexit Special: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Very bad Suns fail to crack double-digits in 1st quarter in 2nd straight game

The Phoenix Suns are bad. They’re probably not Process Philadelphia 76ers, 10-72 bad. But they’re close. And they’ve let all that badness shine this week with a pair of remarkably inept starts in back-to-back games. Suns post nine-point first quarte
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Icarus quietly goes out of business

It appears Icarus has quietly gone out of business.
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UK: D&O Insurers Will Feel The Impact Of The Expanding Remit Of #MeToo Claims - Clyde & Co

With rising numbers of sexual misconduct allegations and increased awareness of gender pay inequality across all areas of business, media and political life, insurers can expect increased exposure
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Here Is The First Slate of Titles on Offer In The Epic Games Store

Epic Games’ new digital storefront is now live and it’s offering titles from Annapurna Interactive, Supergiant Games, tinyBuild, and more, the studio announced during The Game Awards on Thursday. Epic announced it was launching its own store earlier this week. It will offer a curated selection of PC and Mac titles, and grant developers 88% […]
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United States: Sneak Preview Of This Week's Business Of Personalized Medicine Summit - Foley & Lardner

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project. In the decade and a half that has passed since, the genomic revolution has spurred an immeasurable level
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Auburn police find body in vehicle belonging to missing man

Police responded Thursday to a report of a suspicious vehicle with its trunk open. Inside, officers found a body wrapped in carpet, according to Auburn police.
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Austria: Filling The Gaps In Polish Corporate Law - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

On 30 November 2018, a new law implementing several changes to existing legislation (1), notably to the Civil Code and the Commercial Companies Code, as well as to tax laws, was announced.
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Japan needs immigrants, but do immigrants need Japan?

As Japan's population gets older and smaller, the government is struggling to balance its own deeply conservative views on immigration with the need for new and younger workers.
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Jordanian in Ohio convicted of trying to join Islamic State

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Jordanian citizen who was living in Ohio has been convicted of attempting to join the Islamic State to fight against the Syrian leadership. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the U.S. Justice Department announced 28-year-old Laith Waleed Alebbini was convicted Thursday of attempting to and conspiring to join the terrorist group. Alebbini was […]
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‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Challenger Pack 1 Adds Joker From ‘Persona 5’

“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” is inviting the “Persona 5” protagonist Joker with welcome arms, as revealed during “The Game Awards 2018.” Joker has the ability to summon his Persona, Arséne, into battle during “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” brawls, and brings his unique aesthetic into the game. Joker is the first in a series of characters […]
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Grace Millane: 'grave fears' held for UK backpacker missing in New Zealand

Police say investigation is ‘progressing rapidly’ for 22-year-old who has not been seen since SaturdayNew Zealand police say they have “grave fears” for the missing 22-year-old British backpacker Grace Millane who disappeared from central Auckland on Saturday night. Millane’s father, David, arrived in Auckland on Thursday and issued a plea for people to come forward with any information they may have relating to his daughter’s disappearance. Continue reading...
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Titans vs. Jaguars final score, takeaways: Derrick Henry's record night, 99-yard TD run lead Tennessee win

You cannot stop Derrick Henry, at least if you're on the Jacksonville Jaguars
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MP Emma Husar loses NSW Labor endorsement for seat of Lindsay

Husar said in August she would not contest election as she faced an internal investigation but later changed her mindNSW Labor has officially disendorsed Emma Husar as the party’s candidate for the seat of Lindsay at next year’s federal election.The state administrative committee met on Friday and “resolved to withdraw its endorsement” of the sitting member, the party said in a statement. Continue reading...
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Canada: Un franchiseur perd la propriété du logo de son réseau! - Fasken (French)

Dans le bulletin intitulé « Quelques conseils pratiques pour maximiser la valeur de votre portefeuille d'actifs intangibles » du 11 septembre 2018
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