Indian Govt bats to retain Parsi jury system to protect customs

After enacting a law to make triple talaq a punishable offence, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that jury system to adjudicate matrimonial disputes, including divorce and child custody, through a jury system needed to be retained for the Parsi community. Article by Dhananjay Mahapatra | TNN In response to a Parsi woman’s petition challenging several provisions of the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936, the Centre opposed the petitioner’s claim for parity in the legal s...
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New Zealand police say two bodies may never be found after White Island volcano eruption

The bodies of two people missing after a volcano erupted on New Zealand's White Island last week likely washed out to sea and may never be found, police said Wednesday.
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Police: 2 missing bodies in volcano eruption may be at sea

New Zealand authorities said Wednesday they believe the two bodies that remain missing after a deadly volcanic eruption last week have been washed out to sea and may never be found. Eighteen people died and others suffered severe burns after the Dec. 9 eruption at White Island. Police Deputy Commissioner Mike Clement said he believes a storm soon after the eruption washed the bodies down a stream and into the Pacific Ocean.
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New Zealand police say two bodies may never be found after volcano eruption

The bodies of two people missing after a volcano erupted on New Zealand's White Island last week likely washed out to sea and may never be found, police said Wednesday.
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'The Voice' finale: Jake Hoot wins Season 17, handing Kelly Clarkson her third win

The Season 17 winner of "The Voice" was crowned Tuesday following one of the closest finales ever. Who won it all?         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews rises to the occasion versus Sabres

Jack Eichel was brilliant as well, but the best American star on the ice Tuesday was unquestionably Auston Matthews.
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United States: Higher Education Should Pay Attention To The CCPA - Thompson Coburn LLP

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect on January 1, 2020. When it does, it will be the strictest privacy law in the country, and may be a model for other states as well.
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UK: Crypto-Certainty Following The UKJT's Legal Statement? - Edwin Coe LLP

In what has been heralded by many as a landmark legal statement the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (UKJT) has provided much needed clarity on the legal status of cryptoassets and smart contracts unde
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School Bus Driver Arrested On DUI Charges After Concerned Student Calls 911

STANISLAUS COUNTY (CBS13) — A school bus driver in Stanislaus County was arrested for DUI Monday after a concerned student called 911. The CHP says a student on the bus called 911 after noticing the bus driver was driving recklessly. Officers caught up to the school bus in the Diablo Grande Community neighborhood on Morton Davis Road around 2:45 p.m. READ: Construction Workers Detain Suspect Who Tried To Steal Their Work Truck They say the bus was stopped and they contacted the driver, Karolyn D...
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Miami Dolphins place LB Raekwon McMillan on IR add NE PS player

The Miami Dolphins are digging for gold again and putting yet another player on injured reserve with only two weeks left in the season. Tonight, the Miami Dolphins announced that they have place Raekwon McMillan on injured reserve and added
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India: Various Options After Patent Application Being Rejected In India - Khurana and Khurana

Once a patent application has been refused by the Controller of Patents, the applicant still has an opportunity to get a grant.
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Doctor reacts to death of migrant teen: This shouldn't happen in US

A doctor arrested for protesting border patrol's refusal to vaccinate migrants for the flu says, "a healthy 16-year-old should not be dying of the flu in 2019, especially in a first world country like the United States of America."
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Analysis: Donald Trump told the 'lie of the year'

Every year, the fact-checking service PolitiFact picks the biggest whopper told by a politician. This isn't the standard-issue deception or misleading statement; this is a lie that has implications well beyond just the lack of truth. This is a lie for the ages. As PolitiFact puts it:
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Stephen Colbert Does Dramatic Reading From Trump’s ‘Very Angry’ Letter

The "Late Show" host read excerpts from the president's six-page tirade to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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Colbert Performs Dramatic Reading From Trump’s ‘Very Angry’ Letter

The "Late Show" host read excerpts from the president's six-page tirade to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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Nationwide rallies held supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump

Rallies across the nation were held calling for the impeachment and removal of President Donald J. Trump.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Judge Approves PG&E $24.5 Billion Plan For Wildfire Victims And Insurance Companies

The beleaguered utility faces others obstacles such as winning California Gov. Gavin Newsom's approval for its restructuring plan and a bid by hedge funds to gain control of the company.(Image credit: Philip Pacheco/AFP via Getty Images)
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BREAKING: 2020 JUCO DB Rejzohn Wright Commits To Oregon State

Oregon State couldn't wait for national signing day before making a splash in the recruiting world by adding Laney C.C. defensive back Rejzohn Wright to it's 2020 class on Tuesday night. The 6-foot-3, 175-pound playmaker has been a top target for a long time in the Oregon State's 2020 cycle, and committed to the Beavers over offers from Houston, UCLA, Colorado and UCF, among others. Wright joins his cousin, 2020 defensive back Alton Julian in the recruiting class and the two will ...
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Auditor: California Budget System Overhaul Will Cost $1B

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The cost of California’s vast overhaul of its budget and financial accounting system has ballooned to over $1 billion while next year’s deadline for completing the project is unrealistic, a state auditor’s report said Tuesday. The Financial Information System for California (FI$Cal) was first envisioned in 2005. It would combine diverse accounting, budgeting, cash management and procurement operations into a single modernized system. But the project budget has increased...
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Trump Diatribe Belittles Impeachment as ‘Attempted Coup’ on Eve of Votes

In an irate, six-page letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, President Trump denounced the impeachment inquiry in scathing terms, asserting that he had done nothing wrong and that Democrats would pay a political price in 2020.
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Shiori Ito: Japanese journalist awarded $30,000 in damages in rape case

Shiori Ito brought a civil case against another journalist after a criminal case did not proceed.
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Judge OKs Nearly $25 Billion For PG&E Fire Victims, Insurers

The decision bolsters PG&E’s chances of following its preferred path for getting out of bankruptcy.
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Russian Federation: Новый уровень для ритейлеров - GRATA International

Новый уровень для ритейлеров. Вступил в силу закон о единой информационной
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Hong Kong: Campbells Advised XD Inc. 心动有限公司 On Its HK$705.9 Million Raise On The Hong Kong Stock Exchange - Campbells

Its revenue and profit in 2018 reached RMB1,887.1 million and RMB352.7 million respectively.
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Protesters Nationwide Demand Trump’s Ouster Ahead Of House Impeachment Vote

Hundreds of "Not Above the Law" demonstrations played out in all 50 states on the eve of Trump's likely impeachment.
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Judge Rules in Favor of U.S. Effort to Take Edward Snowden’s Book Money

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden violated secrecy agreements with the U.S. government that allow it to claim proceeds from a memoir he published earlier this year, a judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Liam O’Grady in Alexandria, Virginia, ruled that Snowden is liable for breach of contract with the government because he published “Permanent Record,” without submitting it for a pre-publication review, in violation agreements he signed with both the NSA and the ...
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Pacers rally late to snap Lakers' road winning streak at 14

Malcolm Brogdon saw an opening and took it Tuesday night. Brogdon drove past Dwight Howard with 36.4 seconds left, scoring the tiebreaking basket on a nifty reverse layup to help the Indiana Pacers protect their home court with a 105-102 victory over the NBA's best road team. ''We knew when we threw a punch, they would punch back,'' Domantas Sabonis said.
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United States: Tenant Eviction Act: New California Rent And Eviction Control Protections - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Effective January 1, 2020, the California Tenant Protection Act (AB 1482), which affects an estimated 2.4 million rental units in the state
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Bermuda: Court Of Appeal For Bermuda Clarifies Test For Leave To Appeal To The Privy Council - Walkers

Although an appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council lies as of right for money judgments in excess of $12,000, leave to appeal from decisions of the Court of Appeal
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California groom beaten to death at his wedding reception, police say

Two brothers face murder charges for allegedly beating a groom to death after crashing his wedding reception, California police said Tuesday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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