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'A turning of the tide'? San Diego repeals 35-year-old law that punished homeless people

As San Diego decided to stop fining people living in cars on Tuesday, advocates said they hope other cities will adopt more constructive policies on homelessness.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Latest: Trump says House intel probe has no basis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Democrats' investigations and President Donald Trump (all times local):
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Assault Accusation And Blackface Scandal Entangle Virginia’s Top 3 Lawmakers

All three men face calls for resignation.
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UK: Insurers Must Navigate The Moral Maze Of AI - Clyde & Co

The industry must develop a code of ethics around the insurance of artificial intelligence systems if it does not want to have a set of rules arbitrarily imposed on.
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China: Tackling Counterfeiting In China (Video) - IPO Pang Xingpu

Tackling Counterfeiting In China (Video)
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Lemon: Politicians are going straight for Trump playbook

After Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refused to resign over admitting to wearing blackface, CNN's Don Lemon says politicians are going straight for the Trump playbook in hopes to ride out their scandals.
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UK: Advocate General Finds That Ceta's "Investment Court System" Is Compatible With EU Law - Herbert Smith Freehills

One of the Advocates General to the Court of Justice of the European Union, Advocate General Bot, has issued an opinion confirming that the mechanism for the settlement of disputes between
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Police Dispute Cindy McCain’s Claim That She Thwarted Human Trafficking Attempt

She said she saw a woman trafficking a child "of a different ethnicity" at the Phoenix airport. She later apologized.
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Measles outbreak declared in Philippines

Health authorities previously warned that more than two million children have not been vaccinated.
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Former New York Times editor is reviewing book passages after allegations of plagiarism

Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of The New York Times, was defiant in the face of plagiarism allegations Wednesday evening, denying in an interview that she had committed the cardinal journalism sin in her new book "Merchants of Truth."
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Ex-New York Times editor Jill Abramson is reviewing passages in her new book after plagiarism allegations

Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson said Wednesday night that she was reviewing passages in her new book after being accused of plagiarism.
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Germany: Insolvency Challenges In Case Of Instalment Payments Agreed Within The Scope Of Enforcement Proceedings - SKW Schwarz

In some areas, the 2017 insolvency challenge reform provided creditors with better protection against insolvency challenges by insolvency administrators.
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UK: The Changing Employment Landscape: Employment Law Hot Topics 2019 - Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Whether you are a start-up looking to hire your first recruit or an established multi-national business, navigating the world of employment law can be tricky.
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Among the Many Talents of the Humble Honey Bee: Arithmetic

Scientists say they can add and subtract
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UK: PLSA Corporate Governance Policy And Voting Guidelines 2019 - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association ("PLSA"), representing the occupational pensions industry, has published guidance on market best practice to assist its members when exercising their vote at AGMs in 2019.
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Boy Erased: Why Joel Edgerton wants his film to become 'redundant'

Joel Edgerton hopes gay conversion therapy will be outlawed, rendering Boy Erased irrelevant.
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Film aims to end gay conversion therapy

Joel Edgerton hopes gay conversion therapy will be outlawed, rendering Boy Erased irrelevant.
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Mitchell, Jazz beat Suns 116-88

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 21 points and Joe Ingles had a career-high 11 assists, leading the Utah Jazz to a 116-88 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night. Rudy Gobert added 16 points and 12 rebounds as Utah won for the fifth time in seven games. Ingles and reserve Royce […]
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No. 19 Wisconsin holds off Minnesota 56-51; 6th win in a row

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ethan Happ had 15 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 19 Wisconsin avenge a loss to Minnesota with a 56-51 victory Wednesday night, the Badgers’ sixth straight win overall. D’Mitrik Trice hit a 3-pointer with 1:44 remaining and 3 seconds left on the shot clock to give Wisconsin (17-6, 9-3 Big […]
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Reid lifts No. 21 LSU over Mississippi St 92-88 in OT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Freshman forward Naz Reid tied a career high with 29 points, including a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left, to lift No. 21 LSU over Mississippi State 92-88 in overtime Wednesday night. The Tigers pulled ahead for good in overtime when Reid made a layup while being fouled. He added the free […]
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Last-second shot for TCU in 70-68 win over Oklahoma State

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — JD Miller made a short jumper in the final second and TCU beat Oklahoma State 70-68 after the Horned Frogs had blown a 13-point lead in the second half Wednesday night. Miller made the shot and was mobbed by his teammates as the buzzer sounded and Oklahoma State players headed […]
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United States: Remand Denied In Two Shingles Vaccine Cases Out Of The District Of New Jersey - Reed Smith

We just returned from four days of depositions in Roswell and Carlsbad, New Mexico.
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Vanessa Tyson, Accuser of Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, Describes Assault

Tyson said that Fairfax, now the number-two leader in Virginia, forced her to perform oral sex in 2004.
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Arizona initiates process to fire assistant basketball coach

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has initiated the process to fire assistant coach Mark Phelps and suspended him indefinitely without pay due an NCAA rules issue. The school said in a statement Wednesday the move was not related to a federal probe into basketball recruiting. Don Jackson, Phelps’ Atlanta-based attorney, said in a statement Phelps […]
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GAME RECAP: Bucks 148, Wizards 129

Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 43 points, one point shy of his career-high, as Milwaukee downs Washington 148-129.
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California Power Company Creates Plan To Help Prevent Wildfires

The fire mitigation plan includes removing trees, reviewing miles of lines and readying power shutoffs for fire threats.
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UK: EU-Japan Trade Agreement Enters Into Force - Gowling WLG

The EU Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (the "EPA"), comes into force today, 1 February 2019.
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China says tests on plasma products negative for HIV

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese investigators say tests on a batch of a plasma product feared to have been contaminated with HIV have turned up negative for the virus that causes AIDS. The result appears to have headed off the possibility of yet another scandal involving medical products in the country. Incidents include the falsifying of […]
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Brown scores 32, Georgia Southern downs Ragin’ Cajuns 103-86

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Tookie Brown poured in a season-high 32 points and Quan Jackson scored 23 as Georgia Southern pummeled Louisiana-Lafayette 103-86 Wednesday night. Georgia Southern (14-9, 6-4 Sun Belt Conference) shot 54 percent from the floor, 35 of 65, and drained 10 of 15 shots from behind the 3-point arc. Brown, with three, […]
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Jeremy Corbyn promises pay rise for low-paid workers

The Labour leader is to set out policies including a pledge to raise the National Living Wage.
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