Report says federal agency lost $600M on Tongass forest

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A new report by a nonpartisan watchdog group says the U.S. Forest Service has lost nearly $600 million through its management of the Tongass National Forest. Coast Alaska reported Monday that the study by Taxpayers for Common Sense calculates the forest service’s losses through roadbuilding and timber sales. The report says […]
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Facebook to settle advertiser lawsuit for $40 million

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has agreed to pay $40 million to advertisers who said it inflated the amount of time its users watched videos. The San Jose Mercury News says the California-based social media giant denied any wrongdoing in a lawsuit settlement. The settlement notice was filed Friday by the plaintiffs in Oakland federal […]
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Malka Leifer's case is shaking the Australian Jewish community's faith in Israel | Michael Visontay

The message has been clear: politicians don’t treat allegations of sexual child abuse seriouslyThere are, today, few crimes more universally reviled than the sexual abuse of children.Our disgust goes beyond the violation and lifelong emotional scars, to the nature of betrayal. The very people entrusted with protecting the most vulnerable have become the source of their worst nightmares. The royal commission highlighted the cultures of denial, concealment and enabling that allowed perpetrators to...
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Governor Vetoes Bill That Aimed To Make Paying For Ballot Signatures Illegal

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that tried to make paying signature-gatherers for state or local initiatives, referendums, or recall petitions a misdemeanor in California. Assembly Bill 1947 would have made it illegal to pay people based on the number of signatures they collect. It would not have prohibited payments if the signature-gathering isn’t based on the number of names collected. All those wanting to put state or local initiatives, referendums, or recall petition...
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Alaska tribe banishes suspected drug dealer from village

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Native tribal council has banished a suspected methamphetamine dealer from a northwest Alaska village. The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday that the council met the man at the airport, helped pay his air fare and forbid his return to Kiana for up to five years. The eviction from the community […]
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Samsung warns its profit fell 56%, but the worst could be over

Samsung is warning investors that its third quarter profit likely plunged 56%, as the company continued to struggle with sluggish demand for memory chips.
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Yankees Build Lead vs. Twins: Live Updates

The Yankees can sweep their way to the American League Championship Series if they win in Minnesota.
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Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens on Browns' loss: 'We shot ourself in the foot too many times'

Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens reacts to his team's loss to the San Francisco 49ers on "Monday Night Football" in Week 5.
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Climate Activists Block Roads, March In Global Protests

Extinction Rebellion said the protests Monday were taking place in 60 cities worldwide.
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Canada election: key moments from the leaders' debate

Sparring between the two frontrunners - Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer - dominates the debate.
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Rick Perry’s Focus on Gas Company Entangles Him in Ukraine Case

The energy secretary pushed for changes at Naftogaz with Ukraine’s new president as President Trump sought inquiries into political opponents.
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Zion Williamson: The future has arrived

Zion Williamson debuted for the Pelicans on Monday night in preseason action, and he did not disappoint.
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Golfer, 44, Dies After Crashing Cart Off Bridge Into Creek

PLACERVILLE (CBS13) — A 44-year-old man died Monday afternoon after crashing a golf cart off a bridge into a creek, Placerville CHP said. The CHP said the collision happened at Apple Mountain Golf Resort on the 10th fairway at around 4:30 on Monday. Investigators determined a 44-year-old man from Texas was driving the cart at an “unsafe speed downhill” with a 31-year-old male passenger from Sacramento. The driver reportedly lost control of the cart as it began to cross the cart bridge, breaking ...
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Jersey: Demerging Jersey Companies - Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership

On 1 September 2018, the Companies (Demerger) (Jersey) Regulations 2018 (the "Regulations") came into force
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GOP donors are reportedly encouraging Mitt Romney to primary Trump

In recent days, Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) has been fielding calls from GOP donors itching for him to primary President Trump in 2020, a person close to Romney told Vanity Fair. "There is a half-billion dollars on the sidelines from guys who are fed up with Trump," one donor told Vanity Fair's Gabriel Sherman. Romney has been one of the few Republican voices to speak out against Trump's attempts to get foreign leaders to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, tweeting on Friday that...
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United States: La justice décodée – les congés parentaux et le droit (Video) - Proskauer Rose LLP

Béatrice Pola discusses the legal framework of parental leave in an interview for the French national news channel France Info TV with journalist Dominique Verdeilhan. Interview aired September 23, 2019.
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UK: *New Cohousing Series* - Follow Our CLH Solicitor Set Up Her Own Cohousing Development - Wrigleys Solicitors

One of the solicitors in our community led housing team, Laura Moss, has been working hard over the last few months to develop her own cohousing project.
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Browns vs. 49ers highlights | Week 5

Watch highlights from the San Francisco 49ers' win over the Cleveland Browns on "Monday Night Football" in Week 5. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on ESPN
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New Zealand wrestles with 250th anniversary of James Cook's arrival

Replica of the Endeavour sails coastline as part of flotilla that has been met with a mix of celebration and griefA replica of Captain James Cook’s Endeavour has docked in Gisborne 250 years after the British navigator landed in New Zealand and named the cove he first sighted Poverty Bay.The replica is part of a flotilla, known as Tuia 250, that has been sailing around New Zealand on a taxpayer-funded voyage in memory of Cook’s arrival in New Zealand. Continue reading...
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Biden Releases Plan To Make College More Affordable

The former vice president isn't planning to make all college free or erase student debt.
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UK: Balancing Research Integrity And Academic Freedom Of Speech - Taylor Vinters

Earlier this month, James Murray attended the Westminster Higher Education Forum's policy conference on protecting research integrity in the UK.
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'Queer Eye' heads to Japan in new trailer

As Jonathan Van Ness would say -- can you believe? "Queer Eye" is going to Japan.
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Luxembourg: ESG: How Can Clients Avoid 'Greenwashing'? - Ogier

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles become increasingly mainstream and with asset managers under increasing pressure to embrace the trend,
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Brazil: Governo Federal emite decreto com regras específicas para arbitragens com a Administração Pública envolvendo portos, rodovias, ferrovias e aeroportos - Veirano e Advogados Associados

Em 20 de setembro de 2019, o Governo Federal emitiu o Decreto nº 10.025 (o "Decreto") para regulamentar os processos arbitrais com a Administração
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Colbert Trolls Fox News By Revealing What Its Hosts Really Think About Trump

The "Late Show" host thinks the "friends" at "Fox & Friends" might be getting a little nervous now.
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Hong Kong: Hong Kong SFC Consults On New Type 13 Regulated Activity To Regulate Depositories Of Public Funds - Herbert Smith Freehills

Last Friday, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) launched a consultation on proposals to regulate depositaries (trustees and custodians) of SFC-authorized
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Mexico to pay homage to late crooner José José on Wednesday

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says the late crooner José José will be feted at a homage at Mexico City*s Palace of Fine Arts on Wednesday. The Department of Culture said in a Monday night statement that the program will include participation by the National Symphonic Orquestra and members of the Palace*s Opera […]
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Canada: What Constitutes A Material Change In Risk? A Review Of Two Recent BC Supreme Court Decisions - Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP

Two recent BC Supreme Court decisions address the issue of when an insurer may be entitled to void an insurance policy due to the insured failing to disclose a "material change in risk".
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UK: Senior Executives: Are You Involved In An Internal Investigation? (Video) - Withers LLP

As a senior individual in a corporate organisation, your professional conduct may be under scrutiny. This can take many forms
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United States: Stupid Expert Tricks - Reed Smith

Recently, Bexis was contacted by a reporter who had read the blog's post on ghostwriting. Bexis explained that people at the top of any profession
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