Who won the latest Democratic debate?

Buttigieg was targeted by opponents and Elizabeth Warren had the best line of the night. But there were no clear winners This was a lively one. The latest Democratic debate won’t change the course of the presidential primary – debates generally don’t. But there were a few spirited clashes between candidates that served to highlight crucial differences.Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg repeatedly locked horns, even though the differences between them politically are not substantial. It is clear t...
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Andrew Yang, Pete Buttigieg, and Amy Klobuchar won Thursday's Democratic presidential debate

Sen. Bernie Sanders didn't fare as well during the debate, fumbling a question about the lack of racial diversity in the 2020 race.
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Democratic debate: Here are the winners and losers from the December match-up

While the Democratic field grew and shtrank repeatedly in the past few weeks, the stage held only seven candidates—the fewest of any debate so far.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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China’s Xi Plans to Skip Davos, Deflating Hopes for Trump Summit

(Bloomberg) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping isn’t planning to attend the World Economic Forum in January, according to people familiar with the matter, taking one option for a face-to-face meeting with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump off the table.Beijing still plans to send its top trade negotiator Vice Premier Liu He to Washington to sign the phase-one deal in early January, an official said separately, asking not to be identified because the discussions were private. U.S. Trade Representati...
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‘Wine Cave’ Jabs Leave Pete Buttigieg Backpedaling: Debate Takeaways

(Bloomberg) -- Pete Buttigieg took heat over a fundraiser in a wine cave that took the luster off his unexpected rise in the polls. Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren swatted away questions about their age.Andrew Yang had to yell “I’m over here” to get a moderator’s attention.At the sixth Democratic debate in Los Angeles on Thursday, the candidates sought to draw sharp lines over everything from their donors to their ages and their takes on what’s wrong with American politics.Here we...
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders mocked Joe Biden during the Democratic debate after he mentioned comforting a child with a stutter

Sanders later apologized, claiming she didn't realize Biden had a stutter. "I apologize and should have made my point respectfully," she tweeted.
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5 key takeaways from the 6th Democratic debate

Pete Buttigieg on the defensive, climate change finally gets its due and septuagenarian candidates brush off questions about their age.
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Miss America crowns Camille Schrier of Virginia as fans pan changes to a '2.0 format'

Camille Schrier of Virginia was crowned Miss America 2020 Thursday night. The competition, now dubbed "Miss America 2.0," left some fans unimpressed.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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‘It’s a Matter of When.’ How Machines Are Taking Over the World’s Stock Markets

Ke Jie was once the world’s best player of the most complex game ever invented, an ancient Chinese board game called Go. But, in 2017, Ke was beaten by a computer program that had taught itself how to the play the game Ke had spent most of his life mastering. The robotic victory marked a watershed moment for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology—a subset of AI whereby a computer learns to perform a task without being explicitly programmed to complete it, instead learn...
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Biggest Takeaways of the December Democratic Debate

Less than 24 hours after the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump, seven Democratic candidates took the stage at the last debate of 2019 to hash out what they’d do differently if elected. From California’s Loyola Marymount University, the candidates sparred over their campaign financing decisions, their past support of America’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how to best combat climate change. The debate stage was the smallest and least diverse yet, but the tw...
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Cubs Talk Podcast: The Cubs may have to trade Kris Bryant

Host David Kaplan is flying solo to discuss the financial situation the Cubs find themselves in this offseason and more importantly, the very real possibility that they might have to trade their MVP Kris Bryant. David Kaplan explains why in this episode of Cubs Talk. (1:28) - The Cubs in a financial bind (4:56) - Cubs tried to sign extensions with every player they want long term (6:36) - The likelihood Kris Bryant gets traded (7:48) - Replacement options for Kris Bryant (10:45) - There isn&apos...
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United States: NLRB: Employers May Require Confidentiality In Workplace Investigations - Fisher Phillips LLP

The National Labor Relations Board just ruled that employers may now require confidentiality from employees involved in open workplace investigations.
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United States: Reminder To All Employers With Establishments In California: You Are Required To Have An Injury And Illness Prevention Program — No Ifs Ands Or Buts - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Synopsis: One of the unique elements of Cal/OSHA is a requirement that ALL employers have a written Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). 8 CCR 3203.
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United States: EEOC Rescinds Its Long-Standing Policy Statement On Arbitration Agreements - Proskauer Rose LLP

Therefore, the Commission said, the Policy Statement "does not reflect current law" and "should not be relied upon by EEOC staff in investigations or litigations."
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Canada: Cross-Border Workforce Trends In 2020 - Field LLP

As we approach 2020, employers have increasing options for bringing skilled workers into Canada, while opportunities for employees to head south, to the United States, are increasingly limited.
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India: Doing Business In India - Alpha Partners

India is one of the largest economies in the world. It is the most favorable market for investment purposes in the coming 20 years.
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Canada: Cannabis Security Clearance Legal Requirements: Getting It Done Right - Fasken

The cannabis market is currently experiencing some turbulence and uncertainty, but that market and underlying consumer demand is well established.
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'We are our ancestors' wildest dreams': Tulane University students pose for 'powerful' photo at Louisiana plantation

The image of 15 black Tulane University medical students standing in front of the slave quarters of a Louisiana plantation has gone viral.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Everyone ganged up on Pete Buttigieg at the Democratic debate, and these numbers show why that was basically guaranteed

We're getting closer and closer to votes. At this point, Pete is vulnerable.
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Amy Klobuchar Seizes Her Debate Moment, Crushes It

It was the night Amy Klobuchar has been dreaming of for all of 2019. Whether it was the smaller debate stage, or a candidate finally finding her groove, the stars all seemed to align. Amy Klobuchar won the debate. She came across as very comfortable and likable. She had the second biggest amount of time, after Bernie Sanders. She nearly won the clock. She has experience, but these debates exercise a different muscle. Maybe it took her a while to acclimate to these debates. That could be fortuito...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo unleashes 3-pointer to lead Bucks past Lakers in showdown of NBA's best

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 34 points and hit a career-high five 3s to lead the Bucks to a 111-104 win over LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers.         [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
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Tulsi Gabbard Beamed in to Her Debate Night Alternative Event

MANCHESTER, N.H.—Tulsi Gabbard wasn’t present.Not physically, at least. But in the small, half-filled Rex Theatre in downtown Manchester, it didn’t seem to matter. While seven of her top Democratic rivals prepared to hit the stage in Los Angeles for the sixth primary debate, a group of Gabbard’s most ardent loyalists were glued to a large-screen projector, where a livestream of Gabbard’s face, fixed between panels of tulle wrapped in twinkling lights, beamed in from Washington, D.C. “I really wi...
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The Final Question At The Democratic Debate Exposed A Double Standard

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar both apologized for their emotions, which they shouldn't have to do.
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Canada: Consolidation Creep: How The Federal Government's Canadian Collaborative Procurement Initiative Will Impact Suppliers At All Government Levels - Fasken

The revenue for Ray Patel's business that, in part, supplies products to the public sector has experienced a significant decline.
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South Africa: Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines Open For Comment - Fasken

The purpose of the Draft Guidelines is to provide guidelines to be applied by applicants or holders of prospecting rights, mining rights or mining permits when their application for or the relevant right or permit,
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South Africa: Draft Amendments To The Mineral And Petroleum Resources Development Regulations - Fasken

According to the Draft Amendment Regulations, interested and affected parties are invited to submit written representations on the Draft Amendment Regulations, within 30 days of publication of the notice.
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UFC double-champ Henry Cejudo is being stripped of his flyweight belt

UFC dual-division champion Henry Cejudo may have saved the flyweight division, but the 125-pound weight class is going to move on without him steering the ship. Currently holding the flyweight and bantamweight championships, Cejudo is going to be stripped of the flyweight belt. The vacant slot won't be open for long, as UFC officials are moving to have Joseph Benavidez fight Deiveson Figueiredo to crown a new champion.
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‘Wine Cave’ Memes Are Flowing Freely On Twitter After Warren’s Blow To Buttigieg

Sen. Elizabeth Warren called out Mayor Pete Buttigieg for having a fundraiser at a "wine cave full of crystals."
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Australia fires: NSW, Victoria, SA, Qld and WA all face extreme bushfires risk – live

Melbourne shrouded in smoke haze from bushfires, catastrophic fire danger forecast for parts of New South Wales, including Greater Sydney, homes feared lost in Adelaide and almost 70 fires rage across Queensland. Follow the latest news and updates 4.25am GMT Fire activity is increasing again in Gospers Mountain.EMERGENCY WARNING - Gospers Mountain (Lithgow & Hawkesbury LGA)Fire activity is increasing. If you're in the areas of Oaky Park, Morts Estate, Corney Town, Vale of Clwydd, monitor the...
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United States: At Oral Argument Justices Consider Copyright Protection For Legal Annotations - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Justice Gorsuch countered that these annotations are frequently used by state courts as indications of the legislature's intentions.
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