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A bird found on Singapore Airlines flight to London ruffles some feathers on board

About 12 hours into a flight last week, a stowaway bird flew into the Business Class cabin and made itself comfortable. (Without a ticket, of course.)            [Author: USA TODAY]
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US House Republicans censure colleague for racist remarks

US House Republican leaders delivered an extraordinary rebuke Monday to an Iowa congressman from their party over his recent remarks deemed as racist, with some calling for his resignation. Steve King, whose comments last week about white supremacy sparked bipartisan outrage, will be stripped of all committee assignments, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's office said. "Steve's remarks are beneath the dignity of the Party of Lincoln and the United States of America," McCarthy said.
Tags: News, US, House, Iowa, Mccarthy, Steve, United States of America, Kevin McCarthy, Steve King, Party of Lincoln


Spotify and T-Series ink global content partnership

Just as rumored, Spotify and T-series which is India's leading music and film company have agreed to a global content agreement. The deal will see Spotify’s worldwide audience gain access to T-Series’ entire Indian song catalog, including Bollywood and regional movie soundtracks, as well as non-film albums and emerging artist content. This move also strengthens Spotify's plans to launch in India which is expected to launch in March. T-Series currently has more than 160,000 songs in its catalo...
Tags: Spotify, News, Youtube, India, Blogging, Bhushan Kumar, T-Series, Spotify T-Series India


McKnight hits 3 at buzzer, UAPB beats Alabama A&M 50-49

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight sank a step-back 3-pointer just before the buzzer as Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alabama A&M 50-49 on Monday night for its fifth straight win at home. Shaun Doss made two free throws with 19 seconds left to tie it at 47, but Andre Kennedy answered at the other end […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Ap, Arkansas Pine Bluff, McKnight, UAPB, Martaveous McKnight, Andre Kennedy, Shaun Doss


Ireland: Further Proposed Amendments To The Companies Act 2014 - Dillon Eustace

In December 2018 the Government published draft legislation, the General Scheme of the Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill 2018 (the Scheme)
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Rahaf al-Qunun: 'I hope my story encourages other women to be brave and free'

Saudi woman begins new life in Canada after her family disowns herRahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, the Saudi woman who captured the world’s attention by barricading herself in a Thai hotel room after fleeing abuse in her own country, has said she hopes to inspire other Saudi women to be “brave and free”.Speaking in her first interview after being given asylum in Canada, and landing in Toronto on Saturday, Qunun, told the ABC Australia her case might be the “agent for change” in Saudi Arabia, a country w...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Americas, Toronto, World news, Canada, Middle East and North Africa, ABC Australia, Mohammed al Qunun, Qunun


United States: IRS Issues Guidance on Executive Compensation Excise Tax for Tax-Exempt Organizations - Ropes & Gray LLP

In Notice 2019-09, issued December 31, 2018 (the "Notice"), Treasury and the IRS have provided interim guidance on the excise tax on certain executive compensation arrangements
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Taliban suicide bomber kills 4, wounds over 100 in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least four people were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosive-laden vehicle in Kabul. Health Ministry spokesman Wahidullah Mayar says 113 were wounded in Monday evening’s attack in the capital. The blast occurred near the Green Village compound, home to several international organizations. Roads to […]
Tags: News, Nation, Taliban, Kabul, KABUL Afghanistan, Green Village, Nation & World, Wahidullah Mayar, Kabul Health Ministry


No. 1 Duke falls to Syracuse, but may have suffered greater loss

With swingman Cameron Reddish out with an illness and point guard Tre Jones suffering a shoulder injury roughly 5½ minutes in, Duke was down two starters and was a completely different team - and the Orange took full advantage.
Tags: News, Basketball, Syracuse, Duke, Tre Jones, Cameron Reddish


United States: Fenwick's Top 10: Our Most Popular Articles Of 2018 - Fenwick & West LLP

Venture financing trends, SEC enforcement actions, U.S. tax law changes and the IPO market dominated our readers' attention in 2018.
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Jackson St. capitalizes on foul-prone Southern for 64-58 win

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Venjile Wallis scored 17 points, Chris Howell added 14 and Jackson state beat Southern 64-58 on Monday night. Sidney Umude’s 3-point play with 2:23 left put Southern ahead 54-52 before the Tigers (6-11 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) closed it out with a 12-4 run. Jontrell Walker made a pair of free […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Tigers, Jackson, Chris Howell, Southwestern Athletic Conference, Jontrell Walker, Venjile Wallis, Sidney Umude


Brazil: LEI Nº 13.792: Altera dispositivos da Lei nº 10.406, de 10 de janeiro de 2002 (Código Civil), para modificar o quórum de deliberação no âmbito das sociedades limitadas. - Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

Altera dispositivos da Lei nº 10.406, de 10 de janeiro de 2002 (Código Civil), para modificar o quórum de deliberação no âmbito das sociedades limitadas.
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Native Americans Lash Trump For Racist ‘Wounded Knee’ Dig At Sen. Warren

Memories of the dead should "not be desecrated as a rhetorical punch line."
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Pentagon Extends Troop Deployment at Mexican Border Through September

The troops are expected to focus on “mobile surveillance detection” and placing concertina wire “between ports of entry.”
Tags: News, United States, Pentagon, Defense Department, Trump, Illegal Immigration, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, United States Defense and Military Forces


Crossrail delay: Maps being included in 2019 diaries

Diaries for 2019 being sold by WHSmith show the delayed railway in London as being open.
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UNC chancellor resigns as she OKs the removal of Confederate monument remnants

Carol Folt announced her resignation Monday as the chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill amid the debate about the fate of the "Silent Sam" Confederate monument on campus.
Tags: News, Stories, Chapel Hill, University Of North Carolina, UNC, Sam Confederate, Carol Folt


UK: New Kid On The Block – Blockchain Opportunities For The Waste Industry - Dentons

Blockchain is a decentralised, digital data storage and validation system. It is a distributed ledger technology (DLT) – that is, a distributed network of computers (nodes),
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China to cut taxes, keep currency stable to counter slowdown

BEIJING (AP) — Senior Chinese economic officials say they will slash taxes, step up spending and help resolve financing problems of private and small enterprise to help counter the country’s worst slowdown since the global financial crisis. The officials said Tuesday that Beijing will keep its monetary policy stable but flexible. A deputy central bank […]
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UK: The Creation Of A "Super-Regulator" For The Utilities Sector: Moving The Deck Chairs? - Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Following the Autumn 2018 Budget, the Government has recently launched a consultation on how to encourage greater innovation in the utilities sectors.
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Canada: Moving To Canada? How Canada's Smaller Provinces Are Retaining More Immigrants - Immigration.ca

January 15, 2019 - Canada immigration candidates ready to consider settling outside major cities have growing options in 2019.
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Kumbh Mela: World's largest gathering of humanity kicks off in India

From now until March, up to 120 million pilgrims are expected to head for Prayagraj in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state for the Kumbh Mela, which is considered the world's largest gathering of humanity.
Tags: India, Cnn, Kumbh Mela, Uttar Pradesh


United States: "Yellow Vest Bonus:" How Does It Work? - Orrick

Since mid-November 2018, France has been shaken by the "yellow vests" mass demonstrations. Originated on social media and grounded in its opposition to the TICPE (fuel tax) increase,
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McClure scores 29 to help Baylor beat Oklahoma St. 73-69

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — King McClure had a career-high 29 points, nine rebounds and four assists to help lead Baylor to a 73-69 victory over Oklahoma State on Monday night. McClure scored 20 first-half points and hit a career-best seven 3-pointers. Jared Butler scored 16 points and Makai Mason had 13, including a 10-foot jump […]
Tags: News, Sports, Oklahoma, Baylor, Stillwater, Oklahoma State, Okla AP, McClure, Makai Mason, Jared Butler


Belgium: Belgian Data Protection Authority Issues Six-Month Post-GDPR Implementation Status - Jones Day

On November 23, the Belgian Data Protection Authority ("DPA") published a status report on GDPR implementation (source documents in French and in Dutch).
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Coliseum Authority to get update on Raiders lease

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Coliseum Authority will meet Friday to get an update on the possibility of whether the Raiders could stay in Oakland another year. Authority executive director Scott McKibben said he will update the board in closed session on where things stand between the Raiders and the Coliseum following a lawsuit filed […]
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Raiders, Ap, Oakland, Authority, Oakland Calif, Coliseum Authority, The Coliseum Authority, Scott McKibben


Belgium: Belgium Publishes Law Implementing GDPR - Jones Day

On September 5, the official journal published the Belgian law implementing the GDPR (source documents in French and in Dutch).
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Report: Bills, Browns interview former Packers interim head coach Joe Philbin

The Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns have each hosted former Green Bay Packers interim head coach Joe Philbin for interviews, according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. While the specific position Philbin has interviewed for was not specified, he had previously interviewed for the offensive line job with the Minnesota Vikings. Cleveland has already hired an offensive coordinator in Todd Monken and announced that James Campen will serve as offensive line coach/assistant head coach under Freddie Kit...
Tags: News, Green Bay Packers, Espn, Joe Philbin, Philbin, Rob Demovsky, Todd Monken, James Campen, Bills Browns, Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings Cleveland


Belgium: Belgium Establishes "Information Security Committee" - Jones Day

On September 10, the official journal published a law establishing the "Information Security Committee" to perform specific tasks regarding processing by public bodies
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N. Colorado fends off late Montana State rally for 73-70 win

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Bodie Hume scored 16 points, Jordan Davis added 15 and Big Sky Conference leader Northern Colorado held off Montana State 73-70 on Monday night. The Bears (11-6, 5-1) moved a half-game over idle Weber State (10-6, 4-1) and a game ahead of Montana State (7-9, 4-2) and Montana (11-6, 4-2). The […]
Tags: News, Colorado, Montana, Sports, Northern Colorado, Jordan Davis, Montana State, Weber State, BOZEMAN Mont AP, Big Sky Conference, Bodie Hume


Video shows Mueller remarks on integrity

CNN's Chris Cuomo shares a clip of Robert Mueller's 2013 commencement address at the College of William & Mary in which he warns graduates about a predicament similar to the one President Donald Trump faces today.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Chris Cuomo, Mueller, Robert Mueller, College of William Mary



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