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Plea deals are Catch-22 for those who claim wrongful conviction

Plea deals create a Catch-22 for people like Tucson's Louis Taylor who claim they were wrongfully convicted, then seek restitution.            [Author: Arizona Republic]
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Giannis Antetokounmpo and Bucks beat James Harden's Rockets in duel of MVP frontrunners

In a clash of the two top contenders for NBA MVP this season, the debate didn't get any easier on Tuesday. For the second time this season, the Milwaukee Bucks and Houston Rockets met on the court. It was a duel headlined by Giannis Antetokounmpo, the absurdly athletic wing who's powering the Bucks to the top of the NBA standings, and James Harden, the reigning MVP who is topping last season's performance by averaging more than 36 points per game.
Tags: News, Nba, Rockets, Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo, NBA MVP


Murray saves Nuggets from collapse in 95-92 win over Pistons

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 33 points, including six in the final minute, and the Denver Nuggets held off the Detroit Pistons 95-92 on Tuesday night after nearly squandering a 27-point lead. Trailing 66-39 at halftime, Detroit cut it to one on a 3-pointer by Reggie Jackson with 11.2 seconds remaining before Murray hit […]
Tags: News, Sports, Denver Nuggets, Ap, Reggie Jackson, Detroit, Denver, Detroit Pistons, Murray, Pistons, Nuggets, Jamal Murray


Verlander’s $94M, 3-year deal has 4th-highest average salary

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander has the fourth-highest average salary in the major leagues in his $94 million, three-year contract with the Houston Astros. The 36-year-old right-hander had been due $28 million in 2019, the final guaranteed season of a $180 million, seven-year deal he signed with Detroit before the 2013 season. That salary is […]
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Chicago police union wants a federal investigation into Smollett case

The Chicago police union again is calling for a federal investigation into State's Attorney Kim Foxx to determine the extent of her involvement with the Jussie Smollett case.
Tags: Cnn, Chicago, State, Jussie Smollett, Kim Foxx, Smollett


Kathryn Steinle’s Parents Cannot Sue San Francisco Over Her Killing, U.S. Court Rules

Ms. Steinle, 32, was shot by an undocumented immigrant who had been freed by the city’s sheriff less than three months earlier, in a case cited by President Trump.
Tags: News, San Francisco, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Kathryn Steinle, Steinle, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Suits and Litigation (Civil, San Francisco (Calif, 2015 Murder, Garcia Zarate, Kathryn (1983-2015, Jose Ines (July 1


A Good Appetite: This Polenta Stands Alone

Not just a side dish, creamy polenta, topped with blue cheese and sautéed leeks, is a dinner-worthy main.
Tags: News, Cheese, Recipes, Polenta, Leeks, Cooking and Cookbooks


Dismissal of Smollett case brings backlash, more questions

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors still insist Jussie Smollett faked a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in the hopes that the attention would advance his acting career. The “Empire” star still says he was assaulted by two men late at night in downtown Chicago. But with little explanation, authorities on Tuesday abruptly dropped all charges against […]
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Secretive group seeking to oust Kim Jong-un claim North Korea embassy raid

Cheollima Civil Defence says it carried out daring raid on Madrid building in FebruaryA secretive dissident group seeking to overthrow the regime in North Korea has claimed responsibility for last month’s raid on the country’s embassy in Madrid, as a court in Spain prepared to seek the intruders’ extradition to Spain.Cheollima Civil Defence said in statement posted on its website that the 22 February raid on the embassy was “not an attack” and claimed that its members had been responding to an “...
Tags: Europe, North Korea, Spain, World news, Asia Pacific, Kim Jong-un, Madrid, Kim Jong, Cheollima Civil Defence


Asia's 50 best restaurants in 2019

The "Asia's 50 Best Restaurants" awards for 2019 have been handed out. Has Bangkok's progressive Indian restaurant Gaggan finally been dethroned?
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China defends Tibet policies, bashes exile government

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials responsible for Tibet are praising development in the Himalayan region in the 60 years since the suppression of an uprising against Beijing’s rule. Executive vice governor Norbu Dondrup on Wednesday reviewed gains in the economy, health care and education since 1959 and castigated the self-declared government-in-exile established by Buddhist leader […]
Tags: Tibet, News, China, Beijing, Nation, Buddhist, Nation & World, Norbu Dondrup


China: China Revamps Laws On Foreign Investments - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

The Foreign Investment Law can be seen as another step towards creating a more level playing field in China for both the FIEs and the Domestic Companies.
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United States: Supreme Court Holds Recovery Of "Full Costs" Under Copyright Act Is Limited To Those Costs Enumerated In The General Costs Statute - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Today, the Supreme Court unanimously held that a provision in the Copyright Act authorizing a prevailing party to recover "full costs" entitles that party to recove
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Australia, Holland, Russia start talks over downed MH17

SYDNEY (AP) — The Netherlands and Australia confirmed Wednesday that three-way talks with Russia have begun over the ongoing criminal investigation into the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in 2014. The two countries announced last year they were holding Russia responsible for providing the missile fired by pro-Russian forces in war-torn Ukraine that […]
Tags: News, Australia, Russia, Ukraine, Ap, Nation, Netherlands, Sydney, Malaysian Airlines, Nation & World, Australia Holland Russia


Republican Mocks Green New Deal as Senate Stymies Sweeping Climate Plan

The deal calls for the U.S. to shift away from fossil fuels and adopt renewable sources
Tags: News, Climate Change, Senate, Uncategorized, Overnight, Onetime


India election 2019: Police seize $80m 'bribes' in raids

Indian elections are notorious for bribery - voters are wooed with cash, alcohol and freebies.
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Indian police seize $80m 'bribes' in election raids

Indian elections are notorious for bribery - voters are wooed with cash, alcohol and freebies.
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Queensland police 'breached privacy' of domestic violence victim by leaking her details

Exclusive: Tribunal rules police liable after officer Neil Punchard accessed woman’s address and gave it to her abusive former partner A Queensland tribunal has ruled that the state’s police service breached the privacy of a domestic violence victim, whose details were accessed by a senior constable and leaked to her abusive former partner.Julie* was forced to go into hiding after the police officer, Neil Punchard, accessed her address and other details from the police QPrime database. Continue ...
Tags: Privacy, Australia news, Domestic Violence, Queensland, Australian police and policing, Crime - Australia, Julie, Neil Punchard


Goldschmidt’s $20M signing bonus to be paid through 2024

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt’s $144.5 million, six-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals includes a $20 million signing bonus to be paid over the next five years. Goldschmidt had a $14.5 million salary this season in the option year of a contract he signed with Arizona ahead of the 2013 season. That deal […]
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Man buys two winning lottery tickets for $33M payout

An Australian man scored a 46.6 million Australian dollar ($33.15 million) lottery windfall -- after buying two tickets with the same numbers.
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Australian man buys two winning lottery tickets scoring $33M windfall

An Australian man scored a 46.6 million Australian dollar ($33.15 million) lottery windfall -- after buying two tickets with the same numbers.
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Homeless children: One-year-old living in hostel

A single dad and his one-year-old who are living in a homeless hostel in County Antrim.
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Michigan ending contracts with adoption agencies that discriminate based on religious beliefs

Michigan settled a lawsuit that challenged the state's practice of contracting with foster care and adoption agencies that refused to provide services that conflicted with their religious beliefs.
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Michigan will no longer contract with adoption agencies that discriminate based on religious beliefs

Michigan settled a lawsuit that challenged the state's practice of contracting with child welfare agencies that refused to provide services that conflicted with their religious beliefs.
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Canada: Leave to Appeal From a Judgment Authorizing a Class Action Granted – a Rare Occurrence! - Fasken (French)

This is a case to follow closely in the coming months.
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Nigeria: International Arbitration Comparative Guide - Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Nigeria, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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Clippers top Timberwolves to clinch playoff berth

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers clinched a playoff spot Tuesday night with a 122-111 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Coach Doc Rivers’ club is back in the postseason after falling short last year. Los Angeles finished 42-40 last season, missing the playoffs after making it six straight […]
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Sports, Los Angeles, Ap, Los Angeles Clippers, Danilo Gallinari, Minnesota Timberwolves Coach Doc Rivers


United States: On Demand: It's Not Just About Movies—It's About Pay! - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

This expectation has infiltrated our daily lives and, now, it has shown itself in the workplace.
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Nigeria: Trademarks Comparative Guide - S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.

Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Nigeria, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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