Right-wing media condemn Mitt Romney after GOP senator casts vote to convict Trump

Like everyone else, I expected the Senate's impeachment trial of President Trump to end with a whimper. But then came one loud bang: Mitt Romney's announcement that he would vote to convict Trump.
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Passengers on the cruise ship quarantined off Japan over the coronavirus are 'stir crazy' in cramped rooms and say they're being fed stale bread

"We're basically being treated like we're prisoners and criminals at the moment — that's how we feel," one told The Washington Post.
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Steyer on climate crisis: The good news is we can solve it

During a CNN town hall in New Hampshire, Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer is asked about when he realized he needed to step away from his company, which invested in coal and oil, to focus on the climate crisis.
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Neighbors Unsettled After Woman Shoots Two People At Roseville Apartment Complex

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Police are trying to piece together why a woman shot two people at a Roseville apartment complex on Wednesday afternoon. Police said a 911 caller heard arguing at the Vineyard Gate Apartments, then shots fired around 2:30 p.m. Police detained the female shooter but aren’t saying much about the victims. One of the victims ended up at a local hospital, and the other was found dead in a car a few miles away outside the Sacramento Metro Fire station on Roseville Road. Police say ...
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Johnson and BBC Trade Jabs, as War on the Press Flares

The British government is questioning the BBC’s public funding and even picking fights with papers that have backed Prime Minister Boris Johnson with gusto.
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UK: English High Court Recognises Bitcoin As Property – A Look At The Decision In AA v Persons Unknown - Mayer Brown

In an important recent decision in the case of AA v Persons Unknown & Ors, Re Bitcoin, the English High Court has granted a proprietary injunction sought by the applicant insurance company over Bitcoin, ...
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Warriors' hopes for reunion with Andre Iguodala dashed by Heat trade

Upon being traded to the Memphis Grizzlies last offseason, Iguodala was adamant that he wouldn't play for them. He wanted to be traded to a contender, and if that didn't happen, he would have been perfectly fine sitting out the entire season. One of the main reasons why: It wasn't exactly a well-kept secret throughout the league that both Iguodala and Golden State shared a mutual desire to be reunited next season.
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Will the new coronavirus burn out like SARS ... or is it here to stay?

Nearly two decades after he was treated, former severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) patient Alex Lam is still haunted by his experience.
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Russian Federation: Doing Justice To Chemical Patents - Gorodissky & Partners

Duration of a patent has long been a concern of each individual country.
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Report: Wisconsin investigating allegation that staffer used racial epithet in front of transferring player

An already messy transfer situation at Wisconsin might have just become a whole lot worse. University of Wisconsin officials are investigating an allegation that a Wisconsin staffer used a racial epithet in the presence of Badgers guard Kobe King, according to Jeff Potrykus of the Wisconsin State Journal. King announced plans to transfer last week.
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24-Year-Old Inmate Found Dead In San Joaquin County Jail Holding Area

STOCKTON (CBS13) — The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s office said a 24-year-old man was found dead in a holding area of the San Joquin County Jail on Monday. According to the sheriff’s office, inmate Derrice Johnson did not come to the door to get his dinner around 4 p.m. on Monday as correctional officers passed out food in the Sheltered Housing Unit. The officers then found Johnson unresponsive in his bed. Despite life-saving measures performed by officers and first responders, Johnson was prono...
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Canada: Freezing Of Cryptocurrencies In Fraud: Part 2 - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

In AA v Persons Unknown [2019] EWHC 3556 (Comm) the English High Court has granted a proprietary injunction over bitcoins used as a ransom payment in cyber extortion.
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United States: What Is The New Public Charge Rule And What Does It Mean To Applicants For Immigration Benefits In The U.S.? - Duane Morris LLP

Under the US immigration law, an individual who is likely at any time to become a public charge is inadmissible to the United States and ineligible to become a lawful permanent resident.
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10 things: Serge Ibaka nails the dagger in thrilling comeback vs. Pacers

It's not just that the Raptors overcame 19 3s and a 19-point deficit to win it in the dying seconds on an improbable 3. What made this result so cathartic was the sheer frustration of having to repeatedly make comebacks to come within a possession of tying or going ahead, only for the Pacers to rattle off a series of triples from unheralded bench players. Two — Comeback: Indiana had the game under wraps after Justin Holiday sunk two free throws to establish a 10-point lead with 2:27 left in...
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Biden and Warren Seek Revival, With Two Very Different Strategies

Mr. Biden has gone on the offensive, taking aim at two rivals ahead of him in the Iowa results, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders, while Ms. Warren continues to stress unity.
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5 things we learned (and still don't know) after the Trump impeachment saga

The Trump impeachment drama pulled back the curtain on a chaotic foreign policy and Rudy Giuliani's shadow diplomacy. There's still a lot we don't know.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bubble Banter: Purdue, Minnesota are the biggest winners in a wild night

WINNERS MEMPHIS (NET: 50, NBC: Play-in game): The Tigers have now won three straight games after taking care of Temple on Wednesday night. If they can take care of South Florida on Saturday, they will enter their biggest game of the season — at Cincinnati (47) — on a three game winning streak. It is worth noting here that Memphis has not beaten a single team in the top 45 in the NET and that their three best wins — Tennessee (70), Cincinnati (47) and N.C. State (69) — are teams that may not make...
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Ireland: Curtains For Dismissal Of Dyslexic Actor - Arthur Cox

The WRC has awarded an actor €20,000 for disability discrimination after she was dismissed from a musical production, due to what was claimed were "creative differences".
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The company that owns Pizza Hut and KFC in China is warning that coronavirus will hurt business

Yum China, which operates KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut in the country, warned that the deadly coronavirus will hurt its business this year.
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UK: UK Financial Conduct Authority Sets Out Its Expectations Of Asset Managers And Alternative Investment Firms - Ropes & Gray LLP

Compliance teams within asset managers and alternative investment firms can expect a busy 2020. In two separate Dear CEO letters both published by the UK Financial Conduct Authority...
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Australia: I do not agree with the decision of the Family Court judge – can I appeal? - Cooper Grace Ward

Clients often seek advice regarding their options to appeal after a family law judge has made an unfavourable decision.
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Search On For Downtown Sexual Assault Suspect That Brandished Knife

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento police are working to identify a suspect in a sexual assault that happened late Tuesday night. Police say the assault happened in the area of 14th Street and G Street. Investigators say the suspect brandished a knife before sexually assaulted the victim. The suspect is described as a male black adult, late 20’s to early 30’s years old, 5’9 and heavy set. The suspect was wearing a black beanie, black hooded sweatshirt with red lettering and black jeans. Detectives ...
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Snail Mail and Nuisance Calls: New Details on the Iowa Caucus Problems

On a private conference call, Iowa Democratic leaders revealed more about how the reporting process on Monday night went calamitously awry.
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House GOP members introduce resolution to condemn Pelosi for ripping Trump's speech

House Republicans plan to introduce a disapproval resolution condemning House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for ripping up her copy of President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech.
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Yankees lefty James Paxton has back surgery, out 3-4 months

Paxton was examined by three doctors, who said the issue could resolve itself. “They all came to the same conclusion: No, no, no,” Cashman recalled. New York said Dr. Andrew Dossett in Dallas performed a microscopic lumbar discectomy, in which a herniated disk is repaired, and removed a peridiscal cyst.
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United States: State Legislatures Make Privacy A Priority As 2020 Sessions Begin - WilmerHale

As state legislatures begin their 2020 sessions, proposals for stronger privacy laws are at the top of the agenda across the country.
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Nikola Jokic’s historic triple-double leads short-handed Nuggets past Jazz

Nikola Jokic didn't have much help on Wednesday night. In fact, he had just six teammates by his side. Yet thanks to a historic triple-double, and a clutch step-back bucket in the final minute, Jokic led the Nuggets to a 98-95 win against the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena.
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Flipkart shuts operations of Jabong’s website: Report

Flipkart has shut down the operations of Jabong’s website and users are redirected to Myntra’s shopping website from the Jabong website, the Economic Times reported. Upon visiting, the website automatically gets redirected to, and Jabong’s app on iOS, shows the message “rush to Myntra to place your orders”, right on the home screen. […] ...
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Venezuela's Guaido meets Trump but overshadowed by impeachment

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido on Wednesday visited the White House like a head of state, but President Donald Trump's impeachment drama overshadowed the moment. Guaido, who with US support has been seeking for more than a year to topple leftist president Nicolas Maduro, pulled up to the White House in a black SUV as Trump gave a thumbs-up sign to the cameras, in front of Marine sentries stationed at the doors. While Trump's acquittal had been widely expected, he was deprived of a c...
Tags: News, White House, US, Mitt Romney, Venezuela, Republican, Donald Trump, Nicolás Maduro, Trump, Juan Guaido

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