No jail for officer who said he wanted to rape Sarah Hanson-Young's relative

Sean Daniel Murphy fined $5,500 after pleading guilty to making remarks on call to Greens senator’s officeA Sydney police officer has been spared jail after he said he wanted to rape a Greens senator’s young relative during a “disgraceful” phone call.Sean Daniel Murphy, a senior constable with NSW Police, pleaded guilty to making the remarks during a brief call to Sarah Hanson-Young’s Adelaide office in July 2018. Continue reading...
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Richardson’s 19 points, Oregon’s defense break Utah 78-72

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Will Richardson scored a career-high 19 points to lead Oregon to a 78-72 win over Utah on Thursday night. Ehab Amin scored 15 points and Paul White added 14 to compliment the Ducks’ suffocating defense that caused 19 turnovers and frustrated the Utes. Donnie Tillman and Sedrick Barefield each scored […]
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United States: No Harm, Still A Foul: Illinois Supreme Court Rules On The Collection Of Biometric Data - Mintz

Leaving its fingerprints all over the privacy debate, the Illinois Supreme Court handed down a ruling that will significantly impact litigation under the state's unique BIPA or Act, creating a potential boon fo
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‘Jane the Virgin’ creator says finale should bring closure

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. TISSUES, PLEASE The upcoming final season of “Jane the Virgin” is already drawing tears. The CW show’s creator, Jennie Snyder Urman, said she’s crying in the editing […]
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Katharine McPhee Shares Adorable Throwback Pic Of Meghan Markle As Kid

"Same life if you ask me," McPhee joked.
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McClain scores 31 to lift Belmont over SE Missouri 97-71

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin McClain had a career-high 31 points as Belmont easily defeated Southeast Missouri 97-71 for its fourth straight win on Thursday night. Nick Muszynski added a career-high 27 points and Dylan Windler had 23 points and 16 rebounds for the Bruins (16-4, 7-2 Ohio Valley Conference). McClain made 14 of 16 […]
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United States: DOT Says Motor Carriers Need Not Comply With California Break Laws - Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

The FMCSA recently issued a decision stating that motor carriers do not have to comply with California laws requiring employers to provide workers with regular meal breaks and paid rest breaks.
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United States: FERC Asserts Its Authority To Review Rejection Of Wholesale Power Agreements Days Before PG&E Files Bankruptcy - Holland & Knight

On Jan. 25, 2019 the FERC issued an order asserting its concurrent authority to approve proposed rejection of wholesale power purchase agreements under the Bankruptcy Code.
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United States: ESMA Updates Mifid II Transitional Transparency Calculations For Electricity Derivatives - Orrick

On January 22, the ESMA published an updated version of its TTC required under the MiFID II Directive (2014/65/EU) and the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (600/2014) ("MiFIR").
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India: Capital Raisings And Listings For Tech Start-Ups On The Institutional Trading Platform - IndusLaw

In 2015, SEBI framed the regulatory framework for ITP, a stock exchange platform for start ups in the technology sector, by introducing amendments to the SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2018.
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Strickland’s late 3 lifts Portland St. over Weber St., 76-75

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Deante Strickland nailed a deep 3-pointer to give Portland State the lead with 24 seconds left and the Vikings held on to beat Weber State 76-75 on Thursday night. Derek Brown added a pair of free throws with four seconds left to make it a four-point lead for Portland State (9-11, […]
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United States: European Parliament Publishes Erratum To ECON Report On Proposed Regulation On Facilitating Cross-Border Distribution Of Collective Investment Funds - Orrick

On January 22, the European Parliament published an erratum to a report of its ECON on the proposal for a Regulation on facilitating cross-border distribution of collective investment funds (2018/0045(COD)).
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New Mexico St. beats UMKC 70-54 for 6th win in a row

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Terrell Brown scored 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting, including 3 of 6 from 3-point range, on Thursday night to help New Mexico State beat UMKC 70-54 for its sixth win in a row. Clayton Henry hit a 3-pointer to spark a 7-0 opening run and the Aggies never trailed. Brown […]
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Trump condemns wall talks in New York Times interview

The president also claims he has been told he is not a target in Robert Mueller's investigation.
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Nolan Arenado gets record $26M in arbitration, could long-term extension be next?

Instead of going to a hearing, the two sides agreed to compromise at $26 million. While Arenado had to come down from his initial ask, the fact that he avoided a hearing could bode well for his long-term future with the franchise, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal. Had Arenado gone to a hearing, it could have set him up for an awkward final season with the Rockies.
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White House security official suspended

A veteran manager in the White House office that processes security clearances has been suspended amid allegations she made against her boss that he endangered national security by breaking the law and flouting security procedures.
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ICE Confirms Force-Feeding Of Detainees On Hunger Strike

The agency said it respects the right to voice opinions and doesn't retaliate against hunger strikers. "It's extremely painful and it's against their will," a lawyer for two asylum-seekers told NPR. (Image credit: The Washington Post/Getty Images)
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China greets lunar new year with celebrations, travel rush

BEIJING (AP) — China is greeting the lunar new year with celebrations and a travel rush that will see an estimated 3 billion trips by people around the country. This year is the year of the pig in the 12-year Chinese astrological cycle and waves farewell to the year of the dog. The holiday that […]
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US expected to announce treaty withdrawal as soon as Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to announce Friday that it is withdrawing from a treaty that has been a centerpiece of superpower arms control since the Cold War and whose demise some analysts worry could fuel a new arms race.
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Beavers pull away late to beat Colorado, 76-74

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Stephen Thompson Jr. scored 21 points, Tres Tinkle had 19 points and eight rebounds to lead Oregon State to a 76-74 win over the Colorado Buffaloes on Thursday night. Ethan Thompson had 14 points, including a dunk that ignited an 8-4 run late to help the Beavers (13-7, 5-3 Pac-12) to […]
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Bryan Cranston to star in New Orleans-set TV legal thriller

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Bryan Cranston will star in a new TV legal thriller set in New Orleans. Showtime said Thursday that Cranston will play the lead role in “Your Honor,” a limited series from executive producers Robert and Michelle King of “The Good Wife” and “The Good Fight” and Peter Moffat. Cranston, who’s also […]
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Taylor sparks UCF to 73-67 victory over UConn

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor led the way with 21 points Thursday night, but it was UCF’s relentless effort that won the day, including a clutch 3-point bucket from Aubrey Dawkins with 1:37 left that resulted in a 73-67 victory over UConn. Colin Smith added 11 points and reserve Ceasar DeJesus scored 11 as […]
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United States: European Parliament To Consider Proposed Regulation And Directive On Cross-Border Distribution Of Collective Investment Funds - Orrick

On January 24, the European Parliament updated the following procedure files:
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Blackwater founder Erik Prince to build training camp in China's Xinjiang

Deal is controversial because of sweeping security crackdown that has detained one million MuslimsA Hong Kong-listed security firm run by Erik Prince has signed a deal with authorities in China to build a training centre in Xinjiang, where Uighur Muslims have experienced a huge security crackdown.Frontier Services Group, which specialises in providing security and logistics for businesses operating in risky regions, said it had signed a deal to run a training base in the city of Kashgar, accordi...
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Hill’s recalls canned Prescription and Science Diet dog foods over excessive vitamin D

The canned dog food is commonly distributed in veterinary clinics and other retail outlets across the United States.
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United States: EIOPA Publishes Results Of Peer Review Under Solvency II - Orrick

On January 25, the EIOPA published the results of its peer review that examined how NCAs evaluated the propriety of AMSB members and qualifying shareholders between January 2016 and May 2017.
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Book Written by Detainee via WhatsApp Gets a Top Prize

Behrouz Boochani, an asylum seeker detained by the Australian government, could not attend the festivities to accept the award.
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United States: Rosenbach v. Six Flags - Illinois Supreme Court Takes Expansive View Of Statutory Standing Under The Biometric Information Privacy Act - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

On January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court issued a decision interpreting the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) in the Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corp. appeal.
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The Billionaire’s Stadium Next Door

Two historically black neighborhoods lie in the shadow of the Atlanta stadium hosting this year’s Super Bowl, but the riches its creation represents? Just out of reach.
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