'A Tipping Point.' Greenland's Ice Is Melting Much Faster Than Previously Thought, Scientists Say

The island's ice is melting four times faster in 2013 than in 2003
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Canada expects US to formally request extradition of Huawei CFO soon

The United States will soon make a formal request for the extradition of Huawei's chief financial officer, according to the Canadian government, marking the next step in a case that has set off a geopolitical storm.
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Zimbabwe president abandons Davos trip amid unrest

Emmerson Mnangagwa returns home instead of attending the Davos economic summit in Switzerland.
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‘A Tipping Point.’ Greenland’s Ice Is Melting Much Faster Than Previously Thought, Scientists Say

The island's ice is melting four times faster in 2013 than in 2003
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United States: Supreme Court Seeks Solicitor General's Input On Granting Certiorari - Shearman & Sterling LLP

On January 14, 2019, the United States Supreme Court invited the Solicitor General to file a brief expressing the views of the United States in connection with a pending petition for writ of certiorari regarding whether,
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Worldwide: High-Yield Bonds In Asia - What Every Issuer Needs To Know (Video) - Mayer Brown

Since the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s, the region's high-yield debt capital markets have expanded dramatically.
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Carlos Ghosn's Revised Bail Request Rejected by Tokyo Court

The Tokyo District Court again rejected the former Nissan chairman’s request for release on bail, despite his pledge to abide by strict bail terms, including wearing an ankle bracelet.
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Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper named to Pro Bowl in place of Drew Brees, Michael Thomas

Quarterback Dak Prescott and wide receiver Amari Cooper of the Dallas Cowboys were named to the Pro Bowl on Monday. Prescott and Cooper will take the place of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wide receiver Michael Thomas, who bowed out of the game due to injuries. The trade of Cooper to Dallas from the Oakland Raiders in October completely altered the trajectory of the Cowboys season.
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Andy Reid wonders why official didn't warn Dee Ford he was offside

Officials flagged Ford for lining up in the neutral zone on a play that resulted in Charvarius Ward intercepting New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Penalty dooms Chiefs The interception that would have all but sealed a Chiefs victory was wiped off the board with around a minute left in regulation, and Brady marched the Patriots to a touchdown before New England eventually won in overtime. Unlike the game-changing fiasco in New Orleans, there was no wrangling over this call.
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Worldwide: Asia Tax Bulletin - Winter 2018/2019 - Mayer Brown

The winter months have seen a range of significant measures in tax legislation, from tax incentives for foreign investment and various measures to promote the technology sector to building on earlier measures to increase tax collections.
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European Union: Council Of The EU Publishes Notes On Proposed Regulation And Directive For Supervision Investment Firms - Orrick

On January 4, the Council of the EU published the following notes from the COREPER relating to the European Commission's proposed Regulation and Directive establishing a new framework for prudential requirements
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Northern Ireland police says Londonderry security alerts were hoaxes

Police had carried out a controlled explosion on a vehicle on Monday that was hijacked by masked men in Londonderry and examined two other abandoned vans, two days after a car bomb had exploded in the city. "We are not picking up any information that indicates that anybody wants to engage in violence in relation to the Brexit issue, certainly not at this point," PSNI Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton told Irish broadcaster RTE.
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Italy: Focus sulle modifiche al Codice degli Appalti di cui al D.lgs. n. 50/2016 e s.m.i. - Orrick

Il c.d. "Decreto Semplificazioni" riscrive l'art. 80 comma 5 lett. c) del D.lgs. n. 50/2016 e la Legge 30 dicembre 2018, n. 145 introduce delle deroghe in materia di affidamento di lavori pubblici sotto soglia.
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Matthew Slater on Gronk: 'His name is Robert Gronkowski, and he's probably the best TE that's ever laced em up'

Matthew Slater on Gronk: 'His name is Robert Gronkowski, and he's probably the best TE that's ever laced em up' originally appeared on In what's been a down season for Rob Gronkowski, many have wondered whether this could be the end of the road for the Patriots tight end. During Sunday night's win over the Chiefs in the AFC title game, Gronk showed he still has something left in the tank. The 29-year-old had six catches for 79 yards and had a sen...
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Trump, Key European Leaders Skip Davos Amid Turmoil at Home

President Trump’s decision to stay in Washington to deal with the partial government shutdown has changed the script for this week’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
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No. 5 Woodinville girls hand No. 1 Kentridge first in-state loss at King Showcase

The Falcons rallied and forced overtime, beating the Chargers 72-71 behind 37 points from Mia Hughes.
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Vivo Y89 with 6.26-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, dual rear cameras, 16MP front camera announced

Vivo has announced Y89, the company’s latest smartphone in the Y series in China. It has similar specifications as last year's Z1 Lite that includes a 6.26-inch FHD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass display with a notch, Snapdragon 626 with 4GB RAM, Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Funtouch OS 4.0, 16-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera to capture the depth information for portrait shots, 16-megapixel front camera with A.I face beauty, face unlock, metal and glass design, dedicated du...
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Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Makai Mason scored 29 points and Baylor cruised to an 85-73 win over West Virginia on Monday night. The Bears (12-6, 4-2 Big 12) survived a second-half comeback attempt to grab their fourth win in five games. Baylor got out to as much as a 17-point lead in the first half […]
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United States: FDA Issues Guidance On Logical Observation Identifiers Names And Codes For In Vitro Diagnostic Tests - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

On June 15, 2018, FDA issued Guidance on Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) tests.
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‘Captain Marvel’ Lands Day-And-Date China Release

Marvel Studios’ hotly-anticipated Brie Larson-starring blockbuster “Captain Marvel” will hit Chinese theaters on the same day as it debuts in North America. The female-led picture will release on March 8, 2019, International Women’s Day. Written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, the film tells the story of Carol Danvers, a former fighter pilot who joins […]
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United States: Lenders Beware: Acceleration May Defeat Right To Prepayment Premium - Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP

Moritt Hock & Hamroff counsel Theresa Driscoll takes a look at the recent Second Circuit Momentive decision and uses it to examine the importance of clarity in drafting loan documents and understanding what loan documents say,
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Zimbabwe president abandons Davos trip amid violence

Emmerson Mnangagwa returns home instead of attending the Davos economic summit in Switzerland.
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Brazil: Environment - Forestry: Environment Reserve Quota - Veirano e Advogados Associados

On December 28, 2018, Decree n. 9640 was published on the Federal Official Journal (DOU), regulating the Environment Reserve Quota (CRA), established by article 44 of Law n. 12651/2012 (Forest Code).
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Brazil: Publication Of Law No. 13.786/2018 - Dissolution Of Contracts For Real Estate Acquisition - Veirano e Advogados Associados

Today, 12.28.2018, Law No. 13.786/2018 was made public, aiming to regulate the termination real estate purchase contracts, changing the Real Estate Development Law and the Parceling of Urban Land Law.
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Brazil: Environmental - Forestry: New Deadline for the Environment Regularization Program - Veirano e Advogados Associados

On December, 27, 2018, a Provisional Act (Medida Provisória – MP) was published in the Federal Official Journal, which amended the Forest Code (Law n. 12651/2012) in order to extend the period of the Environment Regularization Program.
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Australia urges Indonesia to respect Bali bombing victims

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister said on Tuesday he would be disappointed if radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir were released from prison early and urged Indonesia to show respect for the victims of the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings that the firebrand preacher inspired. Indonesia’s top security minister, Wiranto, said on Monday that Indonesian […]
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United States: A Look At The New FAA Reauthorization Act – Implications For Airline Consumers - Holland & Knight

President Trump has made the reduction of federal regulation in the marketplace a centerpiece of his campaign and administration.
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Ravenel, Reaves send FAMU past Delaware St 60-47

TALAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Justin Ravenel scored 21 points and Kamron Reaves scored 18 points and Florida A&M handed Delaware State its eighth straight loss beating the Hornets 60-47 on Monday night. Florida A&M has won three of its last five following a five-game losing streak. Ravenel and Reaves made 14 of the Rattlers 21 […]
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