Lillard converts late 3-point play, Blazers top Suns 111-110

PHOENIX (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 27 points, including a crucial three-point play with 26 seconds left, and the Portland Trail Blazers bounced back from a 16-point deficit in the first half to beat the Phoenix Suns 111-110 on Monday night. With Portland trailing 110-108, Lillard drove straight through the lane and made a layup […]
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China insists that a star Premier League player who criticized China's crackdown on Muslims was 'blinded by fake news' and invites him to Xinjiang to see the detention centers for himself

Mesut Ozil sparked fury in China last week after slamming the country's government for its detention of millions of ethnic Muslims in Xinjiang.
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‘Daybreak’ Canceled After One Season at Netflix

Netflix’s “Daybreak” will not return for a second season. Co-creator Aron Coleite revealed the news in a tweet posted Monday night. “We learned last week that Daybreak will not be returning for a second season. We’re so sorry we couldn’t share it with you sooner but also grateful that we got to hang out in […]
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UK: Employer Unfair Dismissal Liability For Line Manager's Engineered Reason Hidden From Decision-Maker - Herbert Smith Freehills

The principle in this decision will apply to all types of unfair dismissal claim, not just for whistleblowing.
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Joe Biden coldly rains on Trump's happy-poll parade

President Trump had a good poll on Monday: In a USA Today/Suffolk University survey, he leads all his potential Democratic rivals, including former Vice President Joe Biden by 3 percentage points, just inside the poll's ±3 point margin of error. But that's not the poll Trump highlighted on Twitter Monday afternoon — in fact, it's not quite clear what poll he was tweeting about that has his approval rating at 51 percent, or even above 50 percent. Biden either found that elusive poll o...
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Uber is reportedly in talks to offload Uber Eats in India

Uber may be plotting an exit from India's food delivery market.
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United States: Supreme Court: USPTO Cannot Collect Attorney's Fees Under 35 U.S.C. § 145 - Hogan Lovells

The Supreme Court held that the PTO cannot collect attorney's fees under 35 U.S.C. § 145, which requires challengers of PTAB decisions to pay all expenses of the proceedings.
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All I Want For Christmas is You: Mariah classic finally tops US chart

All I Want For Christmas is You, first released in 1994, tops the Billboard Hot 100 Chart at last.
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Canada: The Winds Of Change In Professional Regulation Are Approaching Gale Force - Field LLP

On November 27, 2019, the British Columbia Ministry of Health Steering Committee on Modernization of Health Professional Regulation released a report
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NFL Week 15 grades: Bengals get a 'D' as they 'Bungle for Joe Burrow,' Saints get 'A+' for crushing Colts

Here are the Week 15 grades for every team playing on Sunday and Monday
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NFL Power Rankings: Is the 49ers loss a cause for any concern?

New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas also had a big game against San Francisco in Week 14. The 49ers clearly missed cornerback Richard Sherman, who was out with a hamstring injury. Sherman could miss the rest of the regular season.
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Power Rankings: Reasons to doubt the Niners?

San Francisco has won over skeptics all season, but a bad loss to Atlanta gave its doubters some fodder. Was it an aberration or cause for concern?
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NFL Power Rankings: Is 49ers loss a cause for any concern?

New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas also had a big game against San Francisco in Week 14. The 49ers clearly missed cornerback Richard Sherman, who was out with a hamstring injury. Sherman could miss the rest of the regular season.
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UK: The Election Result – UK Tax Impact - Edwin Coe LLP

Following yesterday's general election in the UK, the Conservative Party will form the new UK Government, with a significant majority.
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Boum, Williams send UTEP past N.C. A&T 72-54

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Souley Boum tied a career-high 26 points and Bryson Williams scored 21 points with 10 rebounds and UTEP beat North Carolina A&T 72-54 on Monday night. The Miners (7-1) have won all seven of their contests to start the season. Fred Cleveland Jr.’s three-point play gave the Aggies their first […]
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Even after 25-point comeback win, Mike D’Antoni still not over protested loss to Spurs

It took a few weeks, but Mike D'Antoni finally got his revenge. D'Antoni and the Houston Rockets rallied back from a franchise-record 25-point hole to beat the San Antonio Spurs 109-107 on Monday night, avenging a double-overtime loss to the Spurs earlier this month marred by controversy surrounding a missed James Harden dunk in the fourth quarter. Though Monday's win at the Toyota Center had to have been satisfying for the Rockets — it marked their fifth win in seven games since ...
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UK: Rail Policies Included In The Conservative Manifesto - Dentons

In the wake of the election of a majority Conservative government, we take a look at the policies set out in their manifesto (the Manifesto)
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US wants explanation for Turkey threat to close two bases

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday he wants an explanation from Ankara over threats to close two strategic military bases used by the United States in Turkey. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday threatened to close the Incirlik and Kurecik bases while speaking to a pro-government television channel. The two bases sit on Turkey's southwest coast, near the border with Syria.
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China and Russia Urge U.N. to Lift Sanctions on Key North Korean Exports

(United Nations) — China and Russia are calling on the U.N. Security Council to terminate sanctions on key North Korean exports such as coal, iron, iron ore and textiles, “with the intent of enhancing the livelihood of the civilian population.” A draft resolution circulated to council members Monday by the two allies of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would also lift a ban on North Koreans working overseas and terminate a decision to repatriate all those earning income abroad by Dec. 22. Th...
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Giuliani Provides Details of What Trump Knew About Ambassador’s Removal

Rudolph Giuliani said in an interview that he briefed the president “a couple of times” about Marie Yovanovitch, the envoy to Ukraine, setting her recall in motion.
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Canada: Quebec Government Launches Public Consultations On Consumer Protection - Bennett Jones LLP

Proposed changes to Quebec's Consumer Protection Act will be of interest to class action lawyers, as they would impose additional duties and obligations on suppliers and manufacturers of consumer goods.
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Romania: New Law On Alternative Investment Funds - Dentons

On 27 November 2019, the Romanian Parliament approved a Law on Regulation of Alternative Investment Funds (the "New AIF Law"),
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Canada: Comment l'intelligence artificielle réduit le coût de la preuve électronique - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Comme les avocats internes continuent d'être confrontés à une forte pression des coûts au sein de leur organisation, les avocats externes doivent
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More than two dozen tornadoes rake the Deep South, killing 3 people

More than two dozen tornadoes touched down in parts of the Deep South on Monday, killing at least three people.
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Solar Panels Will Soon Be Required For Newly Constructed Homes In California

BERKELEY (KPIX 5) — For years now, many Californians have made the choice to add solar panels to their roofs to combat climate change and maybe save money in the process. But for new home buyers, that choice is about to become a requirement. After years of offering financial incentives to entice homeowners to choose solar, on Jan. 1, new state building codes go into effect that will require any new home constructed in the state to include solar collection panels. “Man, that’s…that’s…that’s game ...
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United States: Absolute Liquor Liability Exclusion Is Not Illusory - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

General liability policies sometimes contain exclusions that preclude coverage for losses that relate to the business insured.
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Draisaitl, goalie Koskinen lead Oilers past Stars 2-1

Leon Draisaitl scored to power Edmonton's red-hot power play, Mikko Koskinen made 34 saves and the Oilers beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 Monday night. Edmonton has scored on an NHL-leading 31% of its power plays, including 10 man-advantage goals in its past eight games. The Oilers were going against a Dallas penalty kill ranked third in the league entering Monday - the Stars had killed 40 straight penalties over their previous 11 home games dating to Oct. 29.
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Purdue’s Payments to the Sackler Family Grew Amid Scrutiny Over the Opioid Epidemic, Court Filing Shows

The wealthy owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma started taking far more money out of the company after it was fined for misleading marketing of the powerful prescription painkiller. A court filing made by the company Monday evening shows Purdue made payments for the benefit of members of the Sackler family who own the company totaling $10.7 billion from 2008 through 2017. That includes taxes and other payments. Family members received $4.1 billion in cash over that period. By contrast, ...
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N. Dakota takes control in 2nd half in win over Montana St.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid scored 24 points and Tyson Ward scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and North Dakota State beat Montana State 79-65 on Monday night. Ward’s 13 boards tied a career high and marked the third time the 6-foot-6 forward has reached that mark. Maleeck Harden-Haynes added 10 points. Montana […]
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