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Shepard Smith decries 'press vilification' in first speech since leaving Fox News

Trump critic Shepard Smith hosted an awards banquet for oppressed and endangered journalists, giving his first public words since leaving Fox News.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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China raises estimate of economy’s size following census

BEIJING (AP) — China has raised its estimate of the size of its economy by 2.1% following a census, raising its gross domestic product for 2018 to 91.93 trillion yuan ($13.1 trillion). The National Bureau of Statistics said Friday the revision reflects a more complete measures of the services sector. It raises the possibility China […]
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Oklahoma tight end Calcaterra retires from football

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma tight end Grant Calcaterra has retired from football because of concussions. He made the announcement in a video on social media Thursday, and a school spokesman confirmed the decision. An All-Big 12 selection last season, Calcaterra finished his career with 41 catches for 637 yards and nine touchdowns. He caught […]
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United States: Cross-Border Issues With International Supply Chains And Manufacturing - Arnold & Porter

International supply chains and global manufacturing provide crucial benefits to keep food & beverage companies as competitive as possible
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Search On For Driver After Fatal Hit-And-Run On Garden Highway

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The search is on for a hit and run driver who hit and killed a bicyclist in Sacramento. The crash happened just before 6 p.m. on San Juan Road at Garden Highway. CHP says the victim is an adult man, but have not released his identity. A CHP spokesperson did say the victim appears to be a transient. A witness described the suspect vehicle as a white Honda or Toyota sedan.
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United States: Recording And Broadcast Radio Industries Put On Notice: FCC Shows Renewed Interest In Payola - Arnold & Porter

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Michael O'Rielly has renewed interest in investigating illegal "payola" practices on broadcast TV and radio.
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Kristen Bell Uses Her ‘Frozen’ Character To Keep Her Kids In Line

The “Frozen 2” actor has leverage that most parents would die for.
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Grace Millane trial: New Zealand man found guilty of murdering British backpacker

A jury in Auckland has decided a 27-year-old, whose name has been suppressed, knowingly killed the British touristA 27-year-old man has been found guilty of the murder of Grace Millane, a British backpacker who disappeared a year ago in Auckland after going out on a date.A jury of seven women and five men took just five hours to unanimously agree that the accused, who cannot be named, had murdered Millane in the hotel room where they had gone after their night out. Continue reading...
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Provost says professor's views are 'racist, sexist and homophobic' but he won't be fired

Indiana University has received hundreds of requests calling for a controversial professor to be fired, and a provost has called his views "racist, sexist and homophobic." But the school says that, while the professor does not represent its values, he is protected by the First Amendment.
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University provost says this professor's views are 'racist, sexist and homophobic' -- but says he won't be fired

Indiana University has received hundreds of requests calling for a controversial professor to be fired, and a provost has called his views "racist, sexist and homophobic." But the school says that, while the professor does not represent its values, he is protected by the First Amendment.
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Grace Millane murder: Man guilty of killing backpacker in New Zealand

Jurors in Auckland, New Zealand, find a 27-year-old guilty of strangling Grace Millane.
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Analysis: Why Britain's Queen Elizabeth had to let Prince Andrew go

It should have been a day of joy for Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, who were marking their 72nd wedding anniversary. Instead, Wednesday culminated in the 93-year-old monarch sanctioning her second son's retreat from royal duties, after a disastrous interview about his friendship with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein engulfed the family in an unprecedented crisis.
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Why Britain's Queen Elizabeth had to let Prince Andrew go

It should have been a day of joy for Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, who were marking their 72nd wedding anniversary. Instead, Wednesday culminated in the 93-year-old monarch sanctioning her second son's retreat from royal duties, after a disastrous interview about his friendship with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein engulfed the family in an unprecedented crisis.
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Parents of late US hostage chasing North Korean assets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The parents of a former U.S. hostage who died after being released from North Korea in a coma say they are committed to finding and shutting down illicit North Korean business assets around the world in efforts to hold its government accountable for widespread human rights abuses. In a news […]
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Adams’ 20 lead UConn over Buffalo 79-68 in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Brendan Adams had a career-high 20 points and Christian Vital added 16 points and 10 rebounds as UConn held off Buffalo 79-68 at the Charleston Classic on Thursday night. The win by the Huskies (3-1) sets up a Big East past, present and future matchup with No. 18 Xavier on Friday […]
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Luxembourg: Dismissal During The Probationary Period In The Event Of A Request For Part-Time Work By A Pregnant Worker - Loyens & Loeff

The Netherlands Institute for Human Rights (the Institute) will examine the question of whether a pregnant employee's request for part-time employment in the event of a dismissal
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Georgia Tech stops NC State’s late comeback for 28-26 win

ATLANTA (AP) — James Graham threw three touchdown passes, including two to Ahmarean Brown, and Georgia Tech stopped a potential tying 2-point play with about five minutes remaining to beat North Carolina State 28-26 on Thursday night. Georgia Tech led 21-3 at halftime and 28-13 to start the fourth quarter before holding off N.C. State’s […]
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Chinese donations flood in for Hong Kong protest victims

Chinese citizens are rushing to donate money to the families of two Hong Kong men attacked during the city’s ongoing political unrest. The South China Morning Post reported that Huang Xiaoming, one of China’s highest paid actors, was one of more than 100,000 to recently contribute to a fund for the family of Lee Chi-cheung, 57, who was set on fire, and for relatives of a cleaner who was killed by a brick during a street clash. Mr Lee was left fighting for his life after the horrific attack, whic...
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Krzyzewski wins 217th game with Duke ranked No. 1 in romp

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski won his 217th game with Duke ranked No. 1, matching John Wooden for the career coaching record in the Blue Devils’ 87-52 romp over California on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. Krzyzewski is 217-34 when the Blue Devils hold the top spot, a mark they hit this week […]
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Sullivan, Atwood lead Lamar over Utah Valley 74-68

OREM, Utah (AP) — Avery Sullivan had 17 points and 14 rebounds to lead five Lamar players in double figures as the Cardinals defeated Utah Valley 74-68 on Thursday night. T.J. Atwood added 13 points for the Cardinals (4-1). Davion Buster chipped in 12 and Ellis Jefferson V.J. Holmes added 11 apiece. Cavit Havsa had […]
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Canada: Ontario Taking Next Steps To Integrate Health Care System - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

On November 13, 2019, the Ministry of Health (the Ministry) announced the next steps in its plan to integrate Ontario's health care system and help end hallway health care.
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House Democrats' strategy was nothing short of genius

Elliot Williams writes that the planning that House Democrats put into their impeachment hearing format and the witness list paid off.
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School Choice Activists Disrupt Elizabeth Warren Rally At Atlanta HBCU

“The senator is here to talk about the contributions fighters like you have made to history,” Rep. Ayanna Pressley said.
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The first Shanghai-made Teslas are rolling out

Tesla fans in China can now take a test drive in a Model 3 made in Shanghai.
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The first Shanghai-made Teslas are now rolling out across China

Tesla fans in China can now take a test drive in a Model 3 made in Shanghai.
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WSU men waste 13-point halftime lead at home, fall 85-77 to Omaha

Washington State (2-2) was held to just 29 points on 7-of-35 shooting in the second half behind a stifling defensive effort by the Mavericks.
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Luxembourg: Energy Efficiency For Your Property? Act In Time! - Loyens & Loeff

In our blog of 13 February 2019, we reported to you about the required ‘C label' taking effect for office buildings as from 1 January 2023, the consequences for owners and/or landlords and tenants
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Canada: Conduct Of Transgender Complainant Leads To Dismissal Of Complaint Of Discrimination In The Provision Of Waxing Services - Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers

Jessica Yaniv is a transgender woman who filed seven human rights complaints against multiple defendants relating to the denial of waxing services. In five cases, she requested waxing of her scrotum
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NFL This Week: 49ers-Packers square off to highlight Week 12

Meanwhile, the Packers are coming off a 24-16 victory over Carolina at home, giving them five wins in their past six games. We've been finding a way to win, different ways,'' Rodgers said. I think great teams understand their roles and embrace them and make it more about the team.
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United States: Adventist – St. Joseph Merger: AG Concludes Merger Is Not In The Public Interest - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

As we noted in our November 1, 2019 Healthcare Law Blog post, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra rejected the proposed merger between Adventist Health System/West and St. Joseph Health System
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