Ocasio-Cortez, other progressives land spots on powerful committee poised to investigate Trump

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib were among the outspoken progressive appointments to the influential Oversight and Reform committee, which is poised to investigate Trump under new Democrat leadership.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Russell Baker, Pulitzer Prize winner and former New York Times columnist, dies at 93

Author and humorist Russell Baker, who won Pulitzer Prizes for his humorous columns in The New York Times, dies at 93 after complications from a fall.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Arrest of Immigrant in String of 4 Nevada Killings Draws Trump’s Attention

The young suspect is believed to be in the United States illegally, the authorities said. They say he is responsible for four homicides in nine days.
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United States: Updated: The Practical Impact Of The Government Shutdown For Private Parties - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The new 116th Congress convened on Thursday, January 3, 2019 as the partial government shutdown, carrying over from the prior Congress, continued into the new year and has now outlasted previous shutdowns.
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Chris Brown Plans To Sue Paris Rape Accuser For Slander

The singer was detained by police in Paris after a woman filed a complaint accusing him of raping her at his hotel.
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Steph Curry blames LA Kings for slip on breakaway dunk vs. Lakers

Steph Curry blames LA Kings for slip on breakaway dunk vs. Lakers originally appeared on For just one moment, Steph Curry showed he was human. Late in the third quarter on Monday night, and with the Warriors firmly in control against the Lakers, Curry intercepted a pass and had an uncontested layup or dunk in front of him. Then something weird happened.
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'Racist' D&G ad: Chinese model says campaign almost ruined career

Chinese model Zuo Ye says she feels "guilty and ashamed" but asks for understanding.
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'Racist' D&G ad: Chinese model says campaign ruined her career

Chinese model Zuo Ye says she feels "guilty and ashamed" but asks for understanding.
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GAME RECAP: Mavericks 106, Clippers 98

DeAndre Jordan puts up 13 points and grabs 16 boards as Dallas drops Los Angeles, 106-98.
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Met Office issues ice warning after snow hits UK

Motorists are being warned of hazardous driving conditions for Wednesday morning.
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Serena Williams Falls to Karolina Pliskova With Late Collapse

Williams was one point away from victory, but she appeared to injure her ankle before Pliskova reeled off six straight games to advance to the semifinals.
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Ireland: The Complex Commercial Litigation Law Review 2019 - Matheson

Ireland is a common law jurisdiction in which the courts are bound by the decisions of superior courts in the court structure.
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Devin Booker heads to locker room tunnel to meet with Gorgui Dieng

Gregg Anthony, Isiah Thomas, and Kevin McHale react to Devin Booker and Gorgui Dieng planning to meet in the tunnel to resolve an issue.
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Switzerland: Erwähnung von längeren Absenzen mit Grundangabe im Arbeitszeugnis - Suter Howald Rechtsanwalte

Längere Arbeitsunterbrüche müssen im Arbeitszeugnis erwähnt werden, wenn sie im Verhältnis zur gesamten Vertragsdauer erheblich ins Gewicht fallen und die fehlende Angabe somit ein falsches Bild über die erworbene Berufserfahrung erwecken würde.
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Switzerland: Fristlose Kündigung wegen sexuell anzüglicher Be-merkungen und Gesten - Suter Howald Rechtsanwalte

Das Bundesgericht bejahte die Rechtmässigkeit einer fristlosen Kündigung, welche von einem Hotelbetrieb gegenüber einem für das Küchenpersonal verantwortlichen Mitarbeiter ausgesprochen wurde.
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Toews, Kane score in shootout to lift Blackhawks over Isles

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane scored in the shootout to send the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-2 win over the Islanders on Tuesday night, ending New York’s five-game winning streak. Toews scored on a backhander and Kane beat Robin Lehner between the pads after nearly pulling to a stop. Chicago goalie Cam […]
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Towns, Timberwolves rout short-handed Suns 118-91

PHOENIX (AP) — Karl-Anthony-Towns had 25 points, 18 rebounds and seven assists and the Minnesota Timberwolves took an early lead and rolled past the short-handed Phoenix Suns 118-91 on Tuesday night. Josh Okogie added a career-high 21 points for the Timberwolves, who beat the Suns for the second time in a row, following a 116-114 […]
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Williams knocked out by Pliskova after holding four match points

Serena Williams misses four match points before succumbing to Czech Karolina Pliskova in a dramatic Australian Open quarter-final.
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Switzerland: Fristlose Kündigung eines Alleinvertriebsvertrages - Suter Howald Rechtsanwalte

Das Bundesgericht hat sich in einem neueren Entscheid zu Einzelfragen im Zusam-menhang mit der fristlosen Kündigung eines Alleinvertriebsvertrages aus wichtigen Gründen geäussert.
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Germany: Vergütung von Reisezeit bei Auslandsentsendung - SKW Schwarz

Reisezeiten eines Arbeitnehmers anlässlich einer Auslandsentsendung stellen grundsätzlich vergütungspflichtige Arbeitszeit dar.
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Germany: Voraussetzung für eine wirksame Verdachtskündigung - SKW Schwarz

Das BAG betont erneut die Wichtigkeit einer Anhörung des betroffenen Arbeitnehmers als Wirksamkeitsvoraussetzung für den Ausspruch einer außerordentlichen Verdachtskündigung.
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Don Lemon: Chaos is everywhere in Washington

CNN's Don Lemon details claims of chaos in Washington, citing President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani's shifting statements on the Trump Tower Moscow project and the ongoing government shutdown as examples.
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The Rush: Salty Saints fans have no chill

Yahoo's Jared Quay breaks down how Saints fans can't let go of a bad call in Sunday's NFC title game. He also talks about Carmelo being traded.
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One woman dies in Burien apartment fire caused by ‘smoking material’

Fire investigators determined the fire was accidental and caused by a "smoking material."
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One woman dies in Burien apartment fire

Firefighters put out the fire, but were still checking for hot spots around 7:30 p.m.
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Germany: Der EuGH zum Verfall von Urlaubsanspruch - SKW Schwarz

Wenn der Arbeitnehmer seinen Jahresurlaub im betreffenden Jahr nicht vollständig in Anspruch genommen oder beantragt hat, soll dieser nach der neuesten Rechtsprechung des EuGH unter Umständen dennoch nicht verfallen.
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Landslide, flooding from dam kill 6 in western Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Torrential rains that overwhelmed a dam and caused a landslide have killed 6 people and displaced hundreds in the western Indonesian district of Gowa, an official said Wednesday. The dead included two infants who drowned and a man who was electrocuted after the floods began late Tuesday, said Adnan Purichta Ichsann, […]
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Flooding, landslide kill 6 in western Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian official says torrential rains that caused flooding and a landslide killed 6 people and displaced hundreds in the western district of Gowa. The chief of Gowa district in South Sumatra said Wednesday that the dead included two infants who drowned and a man who was electrocuted. Adnan Purichta Ichsann […]
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South Korea human rights body to investigate abuse in sports

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s human rights commission plans to interview possibly thousands of athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after a wave of female athletes came forward to say they had been raped or assaulted by their coaches. The yearlong investigation will cover 50 sports and include children competing for […]
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