United States: ‘Brick And Mortar'…Or ‘Brick And Mobile'? - Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Brick-and-mortar retailers are rapidly diversifying their shopping, checkout and payment methods in an effort to combat the erosion of sales to online channels
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Tiger Woods' strong finish, Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed squash their beef and a costly rules controversy: What you missed this weekend

Justin Rose became No. 1 for the first time in his career last season. The 38-year-old turned in a three-under 69 to win the Farmers Insurance Open by two over Adam Scott. It was far from a Sunday stroll on the front, with Rose stumbling to the tune of three bogeys in the first five holes, and a par on the par-5 fifth did little to alleviate concerns.
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Trump’s Statistics About Undocumented Immigrants Are Questioned by Experts

President Trump shared disputed figures about the number of undocumented immigrants, what they cost the country and how many had illegally voted in elections.
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Canada: Canada's New Parents And Grandparents Program Opens TODAY January 28, 2019 -

January 28, 2019 - Canada's revamped Parents and Grandparents Program opens at noon EST today, with a large rush of sponsors expected to go online to submit applications.
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United States: Mergers And Acquisitions In 2018 - Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

In the first nine months of 2018, global M&A activity hit a record of $3.3 trillion, which represents an increase of 37% compared to the same period in 2017.
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Twitter Users Roast Ex-Starbucks CEO’s Presidential Plans

Howard Schultz says he is "seriously considering running for president as a centrist independent."
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‘Crappuccino’: Twitter Users Roast Ex-Starbucks CEO’s Presidential Plans

Howard Schultz says he is "seriously considering running for president as a centrist independent."
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United States: "Shaky" Science And New Theories Of Glyphosate Liability Pose Significant Risk To Retail Companies - Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Glyphosate, the world's most widely used herbicide, has dominated headlines over the last year as Monsanto has battled thousands of lawsuits
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Yumi Stynes calls Kerri-Anne Kennerley racist in on-air clash over Australia Day

Studio 10 panellist accuses TV veteran of racism after she refers to rape during discussion about Invasion Day protestsThe Studio 10 co-host Kerri-Anne Kennerley has been accused of racism by fellow panellist Yumi Stynes after the veteran presenter talked about sexual violence in Indigenous communities during a discussion about Invasion Day protests.Kennerley attacked the motives of the protesters who want the date of Australia Day changed by implying they were ignoring the alleged rape of child...
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United States: Tech And The Law Don't Always See Eye To Eye - Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Human resources leaders of retail companies and many in the organizational process world believe that new artificial intelligence (AI) will revolutionize how HR functions.
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Australian professor and sister are found dead on relative's property

The remains of an Australian university professor and her sister have been found buried at the home of a family relative in Argentina, days after they were first reported missing.
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Australian professor, sister found dead in Argentina on relative's property

The remains of an Australian university professor and her sister have been found buried at the home of a family relative in Argentina, days after they were first reported missing.
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TV review: 'Rent' struggles to overcome bad break and weak start

"Rent" got a bad break -- literally -- when one of its key characters broke his foot, forcing Fox to broadcast a dress rehearsal, thus robbing the musical of its "Live!" designation. But given the various shortcomings, it's not clear it would have made enough of a difference to redeem a show that struggled to recover from an equally bad start.
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'Rent' struggles to overcome bad break, weak start

'Rent' Live review on Fox: 'Rent' struggles to overcome bad break, weak start
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Police Union Criticized for Comparing Arrested N.F.L. Player to ‘Wild Animal’

It was the second time in two weeks that a New York police union president compared a black person to an animal, a practice long linked to racism.
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Review: Not even live, Fox's 'Rent' was more a season of lousy than love

Fox's production of "Rent" was supposed to be a live production with vibrant young voices, instead it was mostly pre-recorded and lackluster.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Washington State can’t hold halftime lead in 78-58 loss to Oregon

Hot shooting helped the Cougars take a 39-35 lead into halftime, but it disappeared in the second half.
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Wade Phillips honored his dad with a classic look for the Rams' trip to Super Bowl

Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Wade Phillips wasn't going to make the trek to Atlanta for their Super Bowl matchup against the New England Patriots without having a little fun. Phillips, a Houston native who is in his second season with the Rams, rocked a classic look — a Rams sweatsuit with a cowboy hat — on the runway to their plane on Sunday following their send-off rally. By the time he landed, Phillips completed the outfit.
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United States: SEC Activity In 2018 - Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

2018 brought a number of changes at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Chinese human rights lawyer sentenced to four years in prison

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced prominent human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang to four years and six months in prison for subversion of state power.
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United States: I-9 Self Audits - Burr & Forman LLP

Recent ICE activity has demonstrated the importance of properly completing Form I-9 and the consequences that result from not doing so.
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Did Texas Discover 58,000 Cases of Voter Fraud by Non-Citizens?

"Any illegal vote deprives Americans of their voice."
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The Best Two-Way Players in the NBA

Swin Cash and Gary Payton discuss the greatest two-way players in the NBA and the differences between types of defenders.
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United States: The Shutdown: USCIS And E-Verify - Burr & Forman LLP

The current government shutdown does not affect the vast majority of USCIS's activities. Their offices are open, and interviews and appointments are proceeding as normal.
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United States: Number Of ADA Title III Lawsuits Filed In 2018 Tops 10,000 - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The number of ADA Title III lawsuits filed in federal court in 2018 hit a record high of 10,163 – up 34% from 2017 when the number was a mere 7,663.
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Doncic becomes first NBA player with multiple triple-doubles as teenager

Dallas Mavericks sensation Luka Doncic became the first NBA player to register multiple triple-doubles as a teenager. Mavs rookie Doncic posted 35 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in a 123-120 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday. The 19-year-old guard also became the first teenager in NBA history to record a 30-point triple-double.
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United States: IRS Issues Proposed Regulations Implementing Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax (BEAT) Rules - Mayer Brown

On December 13, 2018, the US Internal Revenue Service released an initial set of proposed regulations addressing a number of open issues under the Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax (BEAT) rules.
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‘Rent’ Injury Makes Live TV Production Mostly Not So

The highly publicized musical event, which was broadcast Sunday on Fox, had to rely on footage from a previous performance after one of its lead actors broke his foot.
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Canada: Avoiding Family Business Tax Traps - Minden Gross LLP

If you happen to own shares in a private corporation, especially a family-owned business, then you should be aware of a couple of common tax traps to avoid.
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