Australia: Treasury invites feedback on unfair contract term protections to small business - Holding Redlich

A discussion paper is seeking stakeholder feedback on the impact of the extension of UCT protections to small business.
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Migrant caravan: Girl dies in custody after crossing US-Mexico border

A seven-year-old migrant from Guatemala with dehydration suffers a cardiac arrest, US media report.
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India: Decommissioning Of Oil And Gas Production Fields On High Seas - Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

The Exploration and Production basins usually mature in about 20-30 years.
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Watch Steph Curry, Kevin Durant play 1-on-1 for Sportsperson trophy

originally appeared on The Warriors accepted their Sportsperson of the Year award this week and in typical fashion, they had lots of fun with the honor. The Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Show aired on Thursday, but was taped on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Because the Warriors were preparing to face the Raptors, the players couldn't attend the show in Los Angeles.
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Canada: Bill 66—More Changes To The Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 - Bennett Jones LLP

On December 6, 2018, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 66, titled Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2018 (Bill 66).
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United States: Missouri Insurers To Face New Requirements For Audits, Compliance Reporting In 2019 - Thompson Coburn LLP

Missouri insurance companies impacted by these new laws should review these requirements carefully to ensure compliance.
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Australia: Inside track: Construction & Infrastructure: Recent media releases, reports and cases - Holding Redlich

This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, articles, and cases relating to construction and infrastructure.
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Ireland: Extension Of Phone Tapping Powers On The Regulatory Horizon? - Arthur Cox

Do regulatory agencies have phone tapping powers? For now, no – but there have been calls for the Government to give certain regulatory agencies, such as the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC)
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United States: Seattle Attorney Discusses Rules For Hiring Temporary Holiday Workers - Fisher Phillips LLP

Catharine lists six steps for employers to take to help avoid the common legal pitfalls when hiring season workers.
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Australia: Inside track: Transport, Shipping & Logistics: Media releases, reports, cases and legislation - Holding Redlich

The update includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to transport, shipping & logistics.
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Betsy DeVos will cancel $150 million in student debt after being sued for delays

The Department of Education said Thursday that it would wipe away student debt for 15,000 borrowers, implementing an Obama-era rule that Secretary Betsy DeVos had fought to block for more than a year.
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UK: The Five Top Immigration Issues For Businesses To Consider - Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

The scale of the changes to immigration law caused by Brexit should not be underestimated.
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Report: Lakers unwilling to give up youth in exchange for Trevor Ariza

The Los Angeles Lakers would like to have Trevor Ariza back in the Forum blue and gold. Ariza is due a significant amount of money from the Phoenix Suns this season, and in order to make a trade work the Lakers would need to get rid of some players of their own. Of course, teams want something in return if they are going to help facilitate any deal between the Lakers and the Suns, which has helped put a stop on any movement.
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Cowboys can prove they are real by grabbing NFC East title

If the Dallas Cowboys are for real, they will win their sixth straight game and clinch the NFC East at Indianapolis on Sunday. If the Colts are for real, they will knock off the Cowboys and stamp themselves as true contenders for the AFC playoffs. With three games remaining, Dallas (8-5) is in control of its division, thanks to a staunch defense and a revived air game with the addition of Amari Cooper.
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Can't-Miss Play: Mike Williams' clutch TD, two-point catch propel Chargers to victory

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers completes a touchdown and two-point conversion pass to wide receiver Mike Williams to beat the Kansas City Chiefs with seconds left on the clock.
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Opinion: Trump's dream world is turning into a hellscape

Michael Cohen. Paul Manafort. David Pecker. Michael Flynn. President Donald Trump's enablers are falling one by one, and his dream world is becoming a hellscape. Trump, a famous self-promoter who has bragged about his wealth, intelligence, physical prowess and winning ways, faces the prospect of humiliation on a scale that would be genuinely world class. And his story is becoming a modern parable about the dangers of hubris and limits of fakery.
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Canada: Coming To Canada? You May Need Biometrics - Stewart McKelvey

Canada has expanded its permanent and temporary immigration requirements to include biometrics
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Human heart left on Southwest flight delivered on time; organ has 'no intended recipient'

Someone left a human heart onboard a recent Southwest Airlines flight from Seattle, resulting in the Dallas-bound flight's return to its origin.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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9-Year-Old McKenzie Adams Died by Suicide After Classmates Bullied Her for Being Friends With a White Boy

A family in Alabama is mourning the tragic loss of a 9-year-old girl who committed suicide after she was bullied for months by her classmates. McKenzie Adams took her life last Monday (Dec. 3), and her family says that they believe being taunted by her classmates, allegedly over her friendship with a white boy, had something to do with it. Here’s what you need to know: McKenzie Adams hanged herself before she was discovered by her grandmother. The family of 9-year-old McKenzie Adams said that...
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Australia warns citizens ahead of expected Jerusalem move

Australia on Friday warned citizens to take care while travelling in neighbouring Muslim-majority Indonesia, ahead of an expected but contentious move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to announce -- as soon as Saturday -- that his government will follow US President Donald Trump's lead and recognise the contested city as Israel's capital. Scores of Australians preparing to jet off to Bali and other tropical island destinations for upcoming s...
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Chargers rally past Chiefs in AFC thriller

Down by 14 points, L.A. scored two touchdowns in the final four minutes and converted a two-point conversion with four seconds left to stun Kansas City.
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James Harden backs up outrageous outfit, sets NBA record with 4th career 50-point triple-double

James Harden gave LeBron James a shoutout with a ridiculous snake-print shorts suit prior to Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Houston Rockets guard then proceeded to give James and the Lakers more than they could handle on the court in a 126-111 win. Harden backs up swag with big night on court Harden tallied 50 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds on a night that he outdueled James and a hot Kyle Kuzma in a tight game that Houston pulled away late to win.
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Russian Federation: Chapter Russia - Gorodissky & Partners

In Russia the main source of patent law is Part 4 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation (hereinafter – ‘the Russian Civil Code'), effective since 1 January 2008 (last amended as of 23 May 2018).
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Manager says Grammy-winning jazz singer Nancy Wilson has died at age 81

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manager says Grammy-winning jazz singer Nancy Wilson has died at age 81.
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Tyreek Hill pays homage to Jose Canseco by letting 43-yard pass bounce off facemask

Chiefs wideout Tyreek Hill sure looks like he would’ve had a touchdown, doesn’t it? Tyreek Hill is probably going to want that one back. With the Kansas City Chiefs driving to take a commanding lead over the Los Angeles Chargers early in the fourth quarter of “Thursday Night Football,” quarterback Patrick Mahomes uncorked a long pass right into the hands of his top receiver.
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Balanced attack carries Canadiens in 6-4 victory over Hurricanes

The Montreal Canadiens were determined to show their mettle after their worst performance of the season — and they did just that. Five different players scored for Montreal as the Canadiens downed the visiting Carolina Hurricanes 6-4 on Thursday night for their fourth win in the last five games. The Canadiens were coming off a season-worst 7-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday and the team was desperate to follow that up with a victory.
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Brazil: Vale acerta compra da Ferrous Resources por US$ 550 milhões - Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

Schvartsman participa, neste momento, do Vale Day, encontro de investidores da empresa na Bolsa de Valores de Londres.
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Brazil: Submarino Riachuelo pronto para o lançamento - Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

Será armado com seis tubos lança-torpedos de 21 polegadas para até 18 torpedos F21 e/ou mísseis SM-39 Sub Exocet e minas submarinas.
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CBS settled with Dushku over ‘Bull’ star’s sexual comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Eliza Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network’s show “Bull,” made her uncomfortable when she was a recurring character on the show. CBS confirmed the mediated settlement to The Associated Press Thursday, saying it reflected […]
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Ukraine: New Requirements To Labelling Of Food And Beverages In Ukraine - Redcliffe Partners

On 6 December 2018, Ukraine's Parliament adopted at the second reading bill No. 8450 "On Information for Food Products Consumers", which is based on the provisions of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
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