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Sharks beat Blackhawks 7-3; Crawford suffers concussion

The San Jose Sharks roared back for a win and the reeling Chicago Blackhawks lost more than just another game. Melker Karlsson, Evander Kane, Kevin Labanc, Tomas Hertl and Logan Couture each had a goal and an assist, and the Sharks rallied to beat the Blackhawks 7-3 on Sunday night for their fourth straight victory. Marcus Sorensen and Barclay Goodrow also scored for the Sharks, who had three unanswered goals in the second period to take charge after starting goalie Martin Jones allowed three go...
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Nissan to replace rock-star chairman amid arrest scandal

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan’s board is meeting to pick a chairman to replace Carlos Ghosn, arrested last month on charges of violating financial regulations. Monday’s meeting comes amid an unfolding scandal that threatens the Japanese automaker’s two-decade alliance with Renault SA of France and its global brand, as well as highlighting shoddy governance at the […]
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Nissan to replace chairman arrested on financial charges

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan’s board is meeting to pick a chairman to replace Carlos Ghosn, arrested last month on charges of violating financial regulations. Monday’s meeting comes amid an unfolding scandal that threatens the Japanese automaker’s two-decade alliance with Renault SA of France and its global brand, as well as highlighting shoddy governance. Ghosn and […]
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Canada: Ontario Looks To Roll Out More Changes To Workplace Legislation With Bill 66 - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

On December 6, 2018, the Ontario government introduced Bill 66, Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2018 (Bill 66). Bill 66 proposes changes to, among other things
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NBC Sports Top 25: Villanova, Syracuse, Purdue drop out

Purdue, Syracuse and Villanova all drop out of the top 25 after more losses while Indiana, Oklahoma and Maryland all make their first appearance in the rankings. All told, in a quiet week thanks to finals, there isn’t much else to go over. So here is the top 25: 1.
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Canada: Key Competition Class Action Issues To Be Heard By Supreme Court Of Canada Today - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

On December 11 the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) will hear the appeal in Godfrey v Sony Corporation1, a case concerning long-debated competition law issues.
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New reports for the Senate refocus attention on Russian interference

The workweek is beginning with a new warning that Russian hackers continued to support President Trump and sow division in the United States well after the 2016 election.
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Canada: Questrade Ordered To Pay $2.9 Million Fine To The Ontario Securities Commission For Failing To Consider Potential Conflict Of Interest - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

In a recent settlement agreement with the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), Questrade Wealth Management (Questrade) admitted to having acted contrary to the public interest by failing to
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Best fantasy football waiver wire pickups for Week 16

Get ready for the next round of fantasy playoffs with our top Week 16 fantasy waiver wire pickups and free agent adds, which include Jamaal Williams, Kalen Ballage, Elijah McGuire, Mike Williams, and more.
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Nuggets beat Raptors 95-86 in matchup of conference leaders

In the fourth quarter, Jamal Murray's shot finally started falling. About time, too, to take the Nuggets as a serious, pesky threat. Nikola Jokic scored 26 points, Murray had 15 of his 19 in the fourth quarter and the banged-up Nuggets rallied past the equally banged-up Toronto Raptors 95-86 on Sunday night in a contest between conference leaders.
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Gay Singaporean man wins landmark appeal to adopt surrogate child

The landmark ruling clears the way for the man to become the legal parent of his biological child.
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With Nick Foles back at QB, Eagles play best game of season in shocking win vs. Rams

This has been a strange season for the Philadelphia Eagles, and perhaps the oddest twist came on Sunday. There’s probably no cause-and-effect in play, but when Nick Foles filled in for Carson Wentz on Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles finally looked like the championship team we saw last season. Foles, who won Super Bowl MVP last season, led one of the biggest upsets in the NFL this season, as Philadelphia beat the Los Angeles Rams 30-23.
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Seahawks repeatedly shot themselves in the foot against the 49ers. But, all is not lost… yet

The Seahawks left Santa Clara rueing their missed opportunities. This was supposed to be the coronation of their return to the playoffs. Instead, next week's tilt vs. the Chiefs now looms large.
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Australia: But what does it mean? Interpreting binding financial agreements for matrimonial property - Swaab

The case highlights the need to be precise in drafting these agreements, particularly in respect to division of property.
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Steelers make statement by finishing off Tom Brady, Patriots

After dropping their previous five contests against one of their rivals, the Steelers had something to prove when they took on the Patriots.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Australia: Be prepared, or be better prepared – costs of arbitration: Insight from Rodgers v Amcor Ltd [2018] WADC 134 - Kott Gunning

The case involved an appeal from Workcover WA in relation to a costs order made directly against the worker's lawyers.
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Arab countries discuss 'Australia situation' after recognition of West Jerusalem

Australia’s recognition of West Jerusalem as capital of Israel put on agenda of meeting at request of PalestiniansRepresentatives of Arab countries will meet in Cairo tomorrow to discuss the decision of the Australian government to recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Izzat Salah Abdulhadi, the head of the Palestinian delegation to Australia, said that “the Australia situation” had been added to the agenda of the meeting at the request of the Palestinians. Continue reading...
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No. 21 Gonzaga women extend winning streak to 6 games

Chandler Smith had a double-double (15 points, 10 rebounds) to lead the Zags to a 70-67 victory at Missouri State.
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Miss Universe 2018: Catriona Gray, from the Philippines, claims crown as first transgender contestant fails to make top 20

Catriona Gray from the Philippines claimed the Miss Universe crown for 2018 on Monday, beating contestants from 93 other countries.
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The Kings' head coach sure seems to think Luka Doncic was worth a No. 2 pick

The 19-year-old, currently out for a week or two with a knee injury, is averaging 12.7 points and 6.1 rebounds per game while shooting 53.6 percent for an upstart Kings team that is running some teams off the floor. Bagley is still young and has plenty of developing to do. And yet, Bagley is always going to be linked to Luka Doncic thanks to the Kings’ big gamble at the 2018 NBA draft, and that narrative came up again Sunday thanks to his own coach: That probably isn’t praise you want to hear if...
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Fox News Analyst Hits Trump’s Latest Tweet With A Blistering Fact-Check

Andrew McCarthy warns Trump about a word he keeps using.
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United States: The Nickel Report: eNGO Alleges Cape Cod Resorts Violate The Clean Water Act - Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Can permitted, well-operated septic systems at vacation resorts give rise to liability under the Clean Water Act (CWA)?
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United States: Fiduciary Duties With Respect To Trade Secrets For Dual Or Multiple Directors - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

As a special feature of our blog—guest postings by experts, clients, and other professionals—please enjoy this blog entry from Donal O'Connell, Managing Director of Chawton Innovation Services Ltd.
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United States: No Snow Days For Wage And Hour Issues - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

With winter on the way, it is a good time for employers to review the relevant wage and hour laws that can be triggered by inclement weathe
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Top of mind: ‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen “justice” as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months. The word follows “toxic,” picked by Oxford Dictionaries, and “misinformation,” plucked by Dictonary.com. Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster’s editor at large, told […]
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‘It means a ton’: Richard Sherman finally gets his win against the Seahawks

The 49ers' win over the Seahawks on Sunday gave Richard Sherman his first win against his former team. Sherman and Seahawks DE Frank Clark have exchanged some verbal barbs in the last couple of weeks, but there's no bad blood, they say.
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Seahawks repeatedly shoot themselves in the foot against the 49ers. But all is not lost … yet

The Seahawks left Santa Clara rueing their missed opportunities. This was supposed to be the coronation of their return to the playoffs. Instead, next week's tilt vs. the Chiefs now looms large.
Tags: News, Sports, Santa Clara, Seahawks


Paul George asked Billy Donovan not to run plays for him last year

It’s been a bit of an adjustment for Paul George since coming to Oklahoma City last season exchange for Victor Oladipo, and according to a recent feature at ESPN George asked his coach for one specific thing. This may seem strange, but George reportedly wanted coach Billy Donovan to stop running plays for him. Despite Donovan having watched hours of game film on George to see where he could get him the ball where he’s most successful, that kind of careful planning didn’t fit how George likes to ...
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