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Toobin: This means impeachment trial was a sham

A CNN panel discusses Sen. Lamar Alexander's (R-TN) announcement that he would oppose calling witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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GOP Sens Collins, Romney want witnesses in Trump Senate trial, but additional testimony remains uncertain

Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Mitt Romney said they want witnesses at the Senate trial of President Donald Trump, but decision remains uncertain.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander: 'There is no need for more evidence' to prove Trump's actions were 'inappropriate'

Retiring Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) announced on Thursday night that he will vote against allowing additional witnesses and documents in President Trump's impeachment trial.In a statement, Alexander acknowledged that it was "inappropriate for the president to ask a foreign leader to investigate his political opponent and to withhold United States aid to encourage that investigation. When elected officials inappropriately interfere with such investigations, it undermines the principle of ...
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Reaction: This means impeachment 'trial was a sham'

A CNN panel discusses Sen. Lamar Alexander's (R-TN) announcement that he would oppose calling witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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United States: IRS To Return Previously Sequestered Amounts Of AMT Refunds - Mayer Brown

Bylined article by Tax partner Shawn R. O'Brien (Houston), senior advisor Warren S. Payne (Washington DC) and associate Maria C. Critelli was published by Bloomberg Tax.
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Celtics honor Kobe, run past struggling Warriors 119-104

After a week that began with Kobe Bryant's shocking death, Celtics forward Jayson Tatum walked into TD Garden longing to hear some good news. Gordon Hayward scored 25 points and the Celtics earned their fifth victory in six games with a 119-104 win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night. Marcus Smart added 21 points, scoring 17 in the second half on a night when Boston became the latest team to offer a tribute to Bryant following his death in a helicopter crash.
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Hong Kong: Novel Coronavirus And Employer Obligations - Mayer Brown

Experience says taking preventative measures, remaining vigilant and preparation are key.
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Brazil: Resenha Tributária/Brazil Tax Round-Up - January 2020 - Tauil & Chequer

Welcome to the ninth edition of the Brazil Tax Round-Up, our newsletter on tax-related developments in the country.
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United States: SEC Year-End Guidance - Mayer Brown

Public companies should take these pronouncements into account as the new year begins.
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LeBron James Sports New Kobe Bryant ‘Black Mamba’ Tribute Tattoo

The Lakers All-Star is expected to make the final reveal Friday before the game against the Portland Trail Blazers.
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GOP's Susan Collins says yes to witnesses

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine on Thursday night became the first Republican senator to break rank and announce support for witnesses and documents in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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Susan Collins becomes first Republican senator to say yes to witnesses

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine on Thursday night became the first Republican senator to break rank and announce support for witnesses and documents in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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Susan Collins becomes first Republican senator to say yes to witnesses in impeachment trial

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine on Thursday night became the first Republican senator to break rank and announce support for witnesses and documents in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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United States: Securitization – What to Expect in 2020 - Mayer Brown

Mayer Brown partners Jim Antonopoulos, Amanda Baker and Susannah Schmid discussed the topic "What to Expect in 2020" in the structured finance markets.
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Trump’s Impeachment Trial Could Be in Its Final Hours After Key Republican Falls in Line to Block Witnesses

President Donald Trump could be headed for a speedy acquittal in his Senate impeachment trial after Republicans secured assurances from a key lawmaker late Thursday night that he would not break with the party to request additional evidence and testimony. Lamar Alexander, the 79-year-old retiring Tennessee Senator and close ally of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, announced his decision after the Senators had completed the 16-hour period allotted for written questioning. “There is n...
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U.S. EPA Chief of Staff Is Headed to Top Coal Mining Group

(Bloomberg) -- Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s chief of staff is leaving the U.S. agency to work for the nation’s top coal mining trade group.Ryan Jackson is stepping down from his post after three years to become the National Mining Association’s senior vice president of government affairs, the trade group said on Thursday night.“Mr. Jackson’s in-depth knowledge of the issues and nearly 20 years of working in the U.S. Senate demonstrate a reputation for persistenc...
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Key senator to vote to block trial witnesses

Sen. Lamar Alexander said on Thursday night that he will not vote to allow witnesses and evidence into the impeachment trial of President Trump.
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Canada: A "First": Bruce Power Releases Ontario Energy Report - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

On January 15, 2020, Bruce Power released its first-ever Ontario Energy Report (the "Report") at the Toronto Board of Trade to mark the beginning of the next phase of the company's Life-Extension Program
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United States: FTC Considers Taking On Non-Competes In The Workplace Through Rulemaking - McDermott Will & Emery

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is considering a rulemaking to address the use of non-compete provisions in employment contracts.
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Canada: Heavy Trucks Causing Pedestrian Deaths - McLeish Orlando LLP

Heavy trucks were involved in the deaths of 9 pedestrians in Toronto in 2019. In September, Evangeline Lauroza, a 54 year old woman...
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Canada: Inadequate Workplace Harassment Investigation Results In $75,000 Damage Award - McMillan LLP

A recent decision of Manitoba's Human Rights Commission (the "Commission") serves as an important reminder that developing a clear and reasonable plan at the outset of a workplace investigation is essential.
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Senate impeachment trial: Lamar Alexander is a no on witness vote

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee said late Thursday he would oppose calling witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, a decision that means the trial is all but certain to come to a swift end without hearing from witnesses or subpoenaing documents.
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EU recommends members to restrict but not ban Huawei from 5G networks

The European Union told member states that they can use 5G equipment from high-risk vendors, such as Huawei, although there will have to be strict regulations in place to counter any potential national security threat. The Commission said that countries in the bloc should adopt a risk mitigating approach while using 5G equipment from high risk […] ...
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Canada: MediPharm Labs Sues HEXO Corp. For $9.8M Of Unpaid Invoices - Minden Gross LLP

On Friday, Barrie-based MediPharm Labs Corp. issued a press release announcing that its wholly-owned subsidiary, MediPharm Labs Inc.
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READ: Lamar Alexander's statement on impeachment witness vote

Sen. Lamar Alexander, a retiring Tennessee Republican, said in a statement late Thursday night that he would vote against a motion to hear additional witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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United States: Health Plan Transparency Rule: Comment Period Ends This Week - Mintz

In November 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, along with the U.S. Department of Treasury and the U.S. Department of Labor.
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United States: Congressional Privacy Action – Part 2: The House - Mintz

The House is taking a different approach to drafting a federal privacy bill.
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Trump impeachment trial: potential swing senator says he will not support witnesses – live

Republicans seem increasingly confident they can block witnessesJohn Roberts insists he will not say alleged whistleblower’s nameHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 4.05am GMT “There is no need for more evidence to prove something that has already been proven and that does not meet the U.S. Constitution’s high bar for an impeachable offense,” Alexander said in a statement. 4.01am GMT Senator Susan Collins, a moderate Republican of Maine has issued a...
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