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'Green Book' director apologizes for penis prank, writer for anti-Muslim 9/11 tweet

'Green Book' director Peter Farrelly says he was "an idiot" for boorish behavior cited in 1998 stories.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Muslim, Usa Today, Peter Farrelly


Sizing up the shutdown news coverage at the 20-day mark

We're coming up on the three-mark of the partial government shutdown. And Friday is payday. Are news outlets doing enough to showcase the real-world effects?
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Travis Jankowski, Padres agree to deal worth $1,165,000

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Outfielder Travis Jankowski and the San Diego Padres agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,165,000, a raise from his $555,000 salary last year. The 27-year-old hit .259 with four homers and 17 RBIs last year. Three Padres remain eligible for arbitration and absent an agreement: right-hander Kirby Yates, left-hander Robbie Erlin […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, San Diego, San Diego Padres, Robbie Erlin, Three Padres, Kirby Yates, Travis Jankowski, Travis Jankowski Padres


McKnight’s late FTs help Tennessee State edge EKU 82-81

NASVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kamar McKnight scored 16 points that included two late free throws to help Tennessee State beat Eastern Kentucky 82-81 on Thursday night. Pedro Bradshaw’s 3-pointer gave Eastern Kentucky an 81-78 lead with 1:24 remaining. McKnight made two free throws with 1:16 left. Nick Mayo missed a 3-pointer on the Colonels’ next […]
Tags: News, Sports, Tennessee State, Eastern Kentucky, McKnight, EKU, NASVILLE Tenn AP, Nick Mayo, Kamar McKnight, Pedro Bradshaw


Lady Gaga-R. Kelly Song Removed From Streaming Services

As she promised, Lady Gaga’s collaboration with R. Kelly has been removed from streaming services. The song, “Do What U Want (With My Body), was removed approximately 18 hours after Gaga tweeted her apology for working with Kelly, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women, as featured in last week’s Lifetime documentary […]
Tags: News, Lady Gaga, R. Kelly, Gaga, Kelly, Lady Gaga R Kelly


United States: January 2019 California Employment Law Notes - Proskauer Rose LLP

We invite you to review our newly-posted January 2019 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law.
Tags: News, California, United States, California Employment Law Notes Proskauer Rose LLP


Burnell scores 18, Jacksonville State rallies to 69-62 win

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell scored 18 points and Marlon Hunter added 15 as Jacksonville State rallied in the second half to defeat Eastern Illinois 69-62 in an early meeting of Ohio Valley Conference unbeaten teams on Thursday. Jacksonville State (11-5, 3-0) led by a point at halftime but surged ahead 39-29 when Burnell […]
Tags: News, Sports, Jacksonville, Burnell, Ala AP, Jacksonville State, Eastern Illinois, Ohio Valley Conference, Marlon Hunter, Jason Burnell


McCants’ half-court buzzer beater sends Aggies past GCU

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Johnny McCants scored 17 points and hit a 50-foot, 3-point shot at the buzzer to give New Mexico State a 77-75 win over Grand Canyon Thursday night. The Aggies (12-4, 1-1 Western Athletic Conference) led 74-69 with 1:47 left before Damari Milstead rallied the Lopes with a jumper and a […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, New Mexico, Grand Canyon, LAS CRUCES, Aggies, McCants, Lopes, Western Athletic Conference, Damari Milstead, Johnny McCants


‘Green Book’ Producer Says Sorry He Claimed Muslims Cheered 9/11

"I promise this lesson is not lost on me," said Nick Vallelonga. "I will try to do better."
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‘Green Book’ Producer Now Sorry He Said Muslims Cheered 9/11

"I promise this lesson is not lost on me," said Nick Vallelonga. "I will try to do better."
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Canada: Changes To B.C. Human Rights Code And Re-Establishment Of B.C. Human Rights Commission - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

On November 1, 2018, the Government of British Columbia introduced Bill 50, Human Rights Code Amendment Act, 2018 (the "Act"), which contained significant changes to British Columbia's Human Rights Code (the "Code").
Tags: News, Canada, Bill, Mccarthy, Columbia, Government of British Columbia


Alex Ovechkin launched Zdeno Chara into the bench, scored twice against Bruins

There are few people that would have the courage to attempt to flip Zdeno Chara over the boards and toss him into the bench. At 6-foot-9 and 250 pounds, the 41-year-old Bruins defender is one of the largest and toughest customers in the history of the NHL. Late in Thursday's contest between the Washington Capitals and the Boston Bruins, the two captains collided.
Tags: News, NHL, Boston Bruins, Bruins, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Zdeno Chara


United States: Capitol Hill Healthcare Update - BakerHostetler

Congress has approved most government funding, including for federal healthcare operations at HHS, CMS and other agencies.
Tags: News, Congress, United States, Capitol Hill Healthcare, HHS CMS


United States: DOJ Updates Its Justice Manual To Include Section Limiting Use Of Guidance Documents In Litigation - Mintz

Nearly one year ago, on January 25, 2018, the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Regulatory Reform Task Force issued a memorandum entitled
Tags: News, United States, Department Of Justice, Doj, Mintz, DOJ Regulatory Reform Task Force


Austria: Privacy & Information Security Law Blog - Austrian DPA Issues Decision On Validity Of Cookie Consent Solution - Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

On November 30, 2018, the Austrian Data Protection Authority ("DPA") published a decision in response to a complaint received from an individual regarding the cookie consent options offered on an Austrian newspaper's website.
Tags: News, Austria, Austrian Data Protection Authority DPA


United States: New Year & New Law: Hawaii's Ban On Prior Salary History Goes Into Effect On Jan. 1st - Orrick

On January 1, 2019 at the stroke of midnight, Hawaii joined a growing list of states and municipalities to ban prospective employers from asking applicants about their prior salary history.
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Texas lieutenant governor on need for border wall: This is a national emergency

President Trump makes case for the wall at Texas border; Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick weighs in.
Tags: Texas, News, Trump, Dan Patrick, Texas Lt


Mother of 8 fights aggressive skin cancer: 'I won't sit down to die'

A single mom with 8 kids spent New Year's Eve getting chemo. She has skin cancer that has spread, robbing her livelihood, but not her hopes.            [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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President Trump mocks CNN's Jim Acosta over Twitter video at border wall

President Donald Trump joined a chorus of Republicans in mocking Jim Acosta, CNN's chief White House correspondent, on Twitter for a video the journalist posted showing areas of the border that had a wall.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Cnn, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump, Jim Acosta


Trump interview: President says border situation is 'national emergency' as he edges closer to declaration

Donald Trump has doubled down on his threat to declare a national emergency to free up federal funds to build a wall on a visit to Texas as part of an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity. Despite the fact any such move would bring legal challenges, Mr Trump said the law is "100 per cent on my side". Critics have accused Mr Trump of "manufacturing" a border crisis to try and get the wall as part of a deal to end a partial government shutdown.
Tags: Texas, News, Donald Trump, Trump, Fox News Sean Hannity


Aretha Franklin's estate in turmoil as police investigate theft

Bloomfield Township police are investigating a theft from Aretha Franklin's estate, but note the probe started before the singer's death last summer.            [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Aretha Franklin, Detroit Free Press, Franklin, Bloomfield Township


Jayme Closs: Missing 13-year-old found months after parents' murder

Jayme Closs, from Wisconsin, went missing in October after her parents were murdered.
Tags: News, Wisconsin, Jayme Closs


Canada: AGCO's Expression of Interest Lottery: Do You Feel Lucky? - Fogler, Rubinoff LLP

The Rules are designed to ensure that the 25 stores open on April 1, 2019.
Tags: News, Canada, AGCO, Fogler Rubinoff


Trump Tells Fox News He’ll Make Declaration If He Can’t Get Border Wall Deal

“If we don’t make a deal with Congress, most likely I will do that,” Trump said.
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Trump Tells Sean Hannity He May Decide On National Emergency In ‘Next Few Days’

Trump told the Fox News host that he would "most likely" declare one if he can't reach a deal to fund his border wall.
Tags: News, Fox News, Trump, Sean Hannity


United States: In Case You Missed It: Banking Agencies Issue Final Rule Implementing US GAAP's Current Expected Credit Losses Methodology And Related Adjustments - Arnold & Porter

In late December 2018, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the Agencies)
Tags: News, US, United States, Porter, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation


Marie Kondo on Turning Her ‘Life-Changing’ Book Into a Hit Netflix Show

Millions of Americans are turning to a 34-year-old Japanese “organizing consultant” to help de-clutter their homes, and for Marie Kondo, the tidying expert and eponymous star behind Netflix’s “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo,” there’s nothing that “sparks joy” more than seeing people take ownership of their belongings — and their lives. Kondo, whose eight-episode series premiered on Netflix […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Marie Kondo, Kondo, VarietySpy


Canada: The Life-Changing Impact Of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder - Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers

Psychological injuries such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are defined as natural emotional responses to dangerous or frightening situations that present either real or perceived harm.
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United States: Tis The Season… For Allergic Reactions: Navigating The Food Allergen Labeling Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) - Butler Snow LLP

Four families, each with children, are gathered in a house to celebrate the New Year.
Tags: News, United States


A Texas Couple Has Been Found Guilty of Enslaving an African Girl for 16 Years

The couple was accused of forcing her to work without pay in their home for years
Tags: Crime, News, Uncategorized, Overnight, Onetime



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