Feds Investigating Tesla Crash That Killed 2 People In SoCal

(CNN) — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating a crash involving a Tesla in California that left two people dead. A speeding driver in a 2016 Tesla ran a red light after leaving the 91 Freeway in Gardena, southwest of Los Angeles, and crashed into a 2006 Honda Civic, killing the driver and passenger in the Honda overnight Sunday, CNN affiliate KTLA said, citing the Los Angeles Police Department. NHTSA, in an email Tuesday, said its special crash investigation program...
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Australia Wildfires Trigger Exodus as Navy Joins Rescue Effort

(Bloomberg) -- Australia’s navy rushed to rescue thousands of holiday-makers from a wildfire-ravaged coastal community while many more struggled to escape endangered towns by road before extreme weather triggers fresh infernos in the nation’s southeast.Eight people have been killed in the bushfires that have swept through New South Wales and the neighboring state of Victoria this week, destroying hundreds of properties in rural towns crammed with tourists during the peak summer holiday season.Dr...
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Copter crash kills Taiwan's top military officer, 7 others

Taiwan's top military official was among eight people killed in an air force helicopter crash in mountainous terrain outside Taipei on Thursday, the defense ministry said. As chief of the general staff, Gen. Shen Yi-ming was responsible for overseeing the self-governing island's defense against China, which threatens to use military force if necessary to annex what it considers part of its territory.
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United States: Broker-Dealer Fined For Failing To Update Employee Registration Forms - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

A broker-dealer firm settled FINRA charges for failing to amend its representatives' Uniform Application for Securities Industry Registration o
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United States: SEC Approves FINRA Amendments To Provide Additional Exemptions From IPO "New Issue" Rules - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The SEC approved rule changes that will provide additional exemptions under FINRA Rule 5130 ("Restrictions on the Purchase and Sale of Initial Equity Public ..
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United States: FINRA Affirms Findings Of Short Sales And AML Compliance Violations - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The FINRA National Adjudicatory Council ("NAC") affirmed a Hearing Panel's findings against a broker-dealer firm and two of its general securities
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Canada: Latest Canadian ABA Private M&A Deal Points Study Released - Fasken

The latest edition of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Canadian Private Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study was released on December 19, 2019.
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Australia: ALRC Proposes Significant Reforms For Australia's Corporate Criminal Liability Regime - Jones Day

The Australian Law Reform Commission ("ALRC") has released its much anticipated Discussion Paper on Australia's corporate criminal responsibility regime, which provides the ALRC's preliminary
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United States: SEC Names Chief Information Officer - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Mr. Bottom was previously the CIO and Chief Data Officer at the Office of Intelligence and Analysis in the Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Bottom is
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United States: OFAC Extends Certain Authorizations Under Iran-Related Sanctions - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

OFAC extended its authorization of certain activities involving a Chinese shipping company designated under Iran-related sanctions.
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United States: SEC Names New Leadership At Financial Accounting Standards Board And Financial Accounting Foundation - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The SEC named Richard Jones as the next Chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB"). He will succeed Russ Golden, beginning his term July
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New Zealand glaciers turn brown from Australian bushfires' smoke, ash and dust

Snow-capped peaks and glaciers discoloured as former PM says ash could accelerate glacial meltingSnow and glaciers in New Zealand have turned brown after being exposed to smoke, dust and ash from the Australian bushfire crisis.On Wednesday many parts of the South Island woke up to an orange haze and red sun, after smoke from the Victorian and New South Wales blazes drifted east on Tuesday night, smothering many parts of the island for most of the day. Continue reading...
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Oregonians Justin Herbert and Brady Breeze become Duck legends with Rose Bowl win

Senior linebacker La'Mar Winston Jr. took the win as an opportunity for a teaching moment, hugging junior Nick Pickett as photographers swarmed, reiterating that Pickett must carry the torch to continue the legacy to get the Ducks back to the Rose Bowl (or beyond) next season. Winston Jr., a Central Catholic graduate, was an integral part of why Oregon finished eighth nationally in scoring defense and couldn't have been happier for the Rose Bowl Offensive Most Valuable Player, Justin H...
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United States: The Three Biggest Section 101 Stories Of 2019 - Holland & Knight

Jalen Rose often says that you got to give the people what they want, and it's important to listen to Jalen.
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United States: DOJ Updates Its Approach To Encourage Voluntary Self-Disclosures Of Export Control And Sanctions Violations - Orrick

On December 13, 2019, the National Security Division ("NSD") of the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") released a revised enforcement policy ("the Policy") meant to encourage companies to
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Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong in New Year's Day protests: police

Hong Kong police arrested about 400 people in New Year's Day protests after what started as a peaceful pro-democracy march of tens of thousands spiraled into chaotic scenes with police firing tear gas to disperse the crowds. The arrests take the total to about 7,000 since protests in the city escalated in June over a now-withdrawn bill that would have allowed extradition to mainland China, and will highlight the apparent absence of any progress towards ending the unrest. The tension on Wednesd...
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Ex-Yankee Don Larsen, only pitcher to throw perfect game in World Series, dies at 90

Don Larsen, who has died at 90, pitched a perfect game for the New York Yankees on Oct. 8, 1956, in Game 5 of World Series against Brooklyn Dodgers.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Jack Del Rio tweets his excitement to join the Redskins

I'm sure Redskins fans are excited about their new head coach Ron Rivera bringing in Jack Del Rio as the team's newest defensive coordinator. It seems the feeling is mutual. Del Rio has had an up-and-down history as a head coach in the NFL, but his defensive acumen is truly special.
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United States: The NLRB Permits Employers To Impose Confidentiality Requirements In Ongoing Workplace Investigations - Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

On Dec. 17, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) held that confidentiality mandates during the course of workplace investigations are presumptively lawful.
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India Cold Wave Breaks Records, Shuts Schools and Makes Bad Air Worse

Across the north, including New Delhi, plunging temperatures have caused a run on shelters in a region more used to extreme heat.
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Luxembourg: ATAD 2 And Budget Laws Voted In Luxembourg - Loyens & Loeff

On 19 December 2019, the Luxembourg Parliament voted both the 2020 Budget law, which terminates all pre-2015 tax rulings
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Jakarta Airport Reopens After Worst Flooding in 7 Years Leaves 16 Dead

Indonesian authorities re-opened the Halim Perdanakusuma airport in Jakarta for limited operations, as the death toll rises from the city’s worst flooding in almost seven years. At least 16 people have died from the New Year’s Day flooding, with half of the victims in Jakarta, according to the disaster mitigation agency. Heavy monsoon rains had lashed the Indonesian capital and nearby cities since New Year’s Eve, and the weather agency expects the adverse weather to last until next week. St...
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Police: Woman Submitted Dog Urine During Drug Screening

Julie Miller, 40 was arrested on a charge of tampering with physical evidence.
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Cyprus: The Prescriptive And Enforcement Jurisdiction Of A Coastal State In Relation To Ship Source Pollution Occurs In Its Exclusive Economic Zone, Ports And Internal Waters - A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C

Coastal state jurisdiction is the jurisdiction enjoyed by the coastal state in relation to breaches of regulations and laws by foreign flagged ships that take place within its jurisdictional zones.
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Though he felt the love, Carmelo Anthony’s stellar return to Madison Square Garden came up short

Anthony and the Portland Trail Blazers fell 117-93 to the New York Knicks on Wednesday night in just his second trip back to the iconic arena since his time with the Knicks. He received a massive standing ovation when he was announced, too, something that stuck with him after the loss. The love was definitely felt tonight, from the fans that was here, from just the city as a whole,” Anthony said, via SNY.
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In Rose Bowl Victory Over Wisconsin, Oregon Shows Rebuild Needs Work

The Ducks managed to win with only 204 yards in total offense — the fewest by a team in the Rose Bowl since 1979.
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'Tune out the noise,' plus other New Year's resolutions from media and tech executives

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Don Larsen, Yankee Who Pitched Only Perfect Game in World Series, Dies at 90

When Larsen took the mound against the Brooklyn Dodgers on the afternoon of Oct. 8, 1956, he was in the fourth season of an unremarkable career.
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Don Larsen, Who Threw Only Perfect World Series Game, Dies at 90

Larsen was the unlikeliest of characters to attain what so many Hall of Famers couldn’t pull off in the fall classic.
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