Video Shows Terrifying Moment Snowmobiler Swept Away By Avalanche

A snowmobiler in Colorado was caught in the torrent of snow but managed to keep a head above the surface.
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Malaysia in turmoil as Anwar denounces bid to bring down govt

Malaysian politics was in turmoil Monday after leader-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim denounced a "betrayal" by coalition partners he said were trying to bring down the government, two years after it stormed to victory. Anwar's "Pact of Hope" alliance was thrown into crisis after his rivals within the coalition and opposition politicians met at the weekend reportedly to try to form a new government. Speculation is mounting that Anwar, who had been the presumptive successor to Prime Minister Mahathir ...
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Video Shows Terrifying Moment Snowmobiler Is Swept Away By Avalanche

A snowmobiler in Colorado was caught in the torrent of snow but managed to keep their head above the surface.
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UK: Corona Virus – Key Points For Employers - Clyde & Co

Coronavirus, now officially named COVID-19, was declared a global health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organisation on 30 January 2020.
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United States: Commissioner Roisman Defends Proxy Proposals - Cooley LLP

To the defense comes SEC Commissioner Elad Roisman, who has been honchoing these proposals at the SEC.
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Turks and Caicos Islands: Financial Services: Building Block Of A Strong Diversified Economy (Video) - Invest Turks And Caicos

Invest Turks and Caicos Agency were delighted to welcome over 125 attendees to its 2nd Annual Economic Conference at Beaches Resort Villages & Spa conference center in Providenciales Friday 8th November.
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Canada: Workplace Bullying — The New Frontier - DLA Piper

The Government of Alberta, like other provinces, chose to statutorily regulate the employers' obligations and responses to workplace bullying, as a part of its overall response to harassment.
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Canada: Constructive Dismissal Action Barred By The Ontario Workplace Safety And Insurance Act, 1997 - DLA Piper

As a result, the employee's action for constructive dismissal was barred by the WSIA.
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Home Secretary Priti Patel 'deeply concerned' by 'false allegations'

The home secretary hits back following claims of distrust from MI5 bosses and bullying behaviour.
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South Korea on frontline as coronavirus spreads

The deadly coronavirus epidemic spread further outside China on Monday as a surge of infections in South Korea made it the biggest hotspot abroad, while authorities in Europe and the Middle East battled to curb outbreaks. The number of fatalities in China also continued to soar, with 150 more confirmed deaths taking the official death toll to nearly 2,600. Chinese authorities insist they are making progress in containing the virus, citing slowing infection rates thanks to unprecedented travel...
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South Africa: Ports, Transport And Logistics Sector News Round-Up, 2/2020 (20 – 31 January 2020) - Bowmans

In light of the rapid pace of infrastructure and transport developments across Africa, our Ports, Transport and Logistics (PTL) Sector Group is pleased to present Bowmans' latest PTL news round-up.
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United States: If They Litigate, You Can Only Try To Mitigate Statutory Damages - Thompson Coburn LLP

Because they allow recoveries of up to $150,000 per infringed work, statutory damages are a powerful copyright remedy.
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Komla Dumor Award 2020: Seeking a rising star of African journalism

BBC seeks future star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award 2020.
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Are matrimonial websites divorced from user privacy?

As the Joint Parliamentary Committee considers the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, MediaNama will publish a series of articles from legal experts focussing on the key aspects of the Bill and how they will affect users and companies. This is the twelfth article in the series. Read our extensive coverage of the Bill here. By […] ...
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Impact of the Coronavirus Ripples Across Asia: ‘It Has Been Quiet, Like a Cemetery’

Across the region, from Japan to Thailand, tourist sites, hotels and shops have emptied out as fear of the outbreak has shut down travel.
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Probe into abuse at America's oldest deaf school finds 'appalling truths'

Officials apologized for the "inexcusable actions" of staff and faculty members and the "fact that the school did not prevent or stop them."
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Carmelo Anthony turns back the clock against Detroit, does something he hasn't done in three years

The Blazers welcomed the Pistons to town on Sunday in a game that turned back the clock and celebrated the 2000s era of Blazers basketball. From the old school graphics on TV, to the retro music, to Damon Stoudamire and Travis Outlaw being in the building, it felt like the new millennium had started all over again. Trail Blazers power forward Carmelo Anthony, well, he decided to take it all literally and turn back the clock, as well.
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'Better Call Saul' premiere recap: Say it, and do the point

Gene Takovic has a close call in Omaha; Saul Goodman makes his big legal debut. One of the enduring mysteries of Better Call Saul is the precise placement of its Omaha timeline in the world of Breaking Bad. How long has it been since Saul Goodman, nee Jimmy McGill, paid a local vacuum repairman to make himself disappear — and reemerged a thousand miles away as Gene Takovic, the mustachioed, bespectacled manager of a Cinnabon in an Omaha mall? How long did he live looking over his shoulder, waiti...
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‘Better Call Saul’ Season 5 Premiere Recap: Just Chilling

Finally, an appearance by the title character (and his wardrobe), in the best season premiere of the series to date.
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United States: FTC Uses "Study Authority" To Review Prior Non-HSR Reportable Tech Transactions - Morrison & Foerster LLP

While the technology sector is the target of this study, companies in other industries should take note.
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Restoring critical Healthcare Services to Mosul

The newly-rehabilitated Al Shifa Surgical Center was officially opened by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Iraq today. The surgical center will serve as the primary medical facility for approximately 800,000 people across East Mosul. This major project included rehabilitating inpatient wards with 24 beds for men and women, two full operating theatres, two intensive care units, and a number of examination and sterilization rooms. A new oxygen generator building wi...
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New UNFPA Country Programme Document 2020-2024

The Government of Iraq, represented by the Ministry of Planning, and UNFPA launched the Fund’s third Country Programme Document (CPD) for 2020-2024, at the Ministry of Planning’s premises on 20 February 2020. The CPD, which was developed in collaboration with the Government of Iraq, United Nations agencies, human rights institutions and civil society organizations, is in harmony with the country’s priorities as outlined in the Iraq Poverty Reduction Strategy, the Iraq National Development Plan (...
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Video: Iraq Bans Iran Arrivals amid Coronavirus Fears

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq is setting up quarantine areas aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus from across the border with Iran. Neighbouring Iran has reported its sixth death from the disease. There are fears that hundreds of thousands of Iranian visitors to holy sites in Iraq could spread the virus. Al Jazeera‘s Rob Matheson reports from the Iraqi capital Baghdad: Source: Iraq-B...
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Integrity Commission restored $2bn to Iraqi Treasury

From Middle East Monitor, under a Creative Commons licence. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq’s official anti-corruption agency stated in its latest annual report that it restored 2.84 trillion Iraqi dinars ($2.38 billion) to the Treasury in 2019. The Federal Commission of Integrity added that it has utilised its relationships with other state watchdogs, and that it created a national strategy for fighting co...
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UK: Government Introduces Minor Change To IR35 Rules - Dentons

his will not, however, give them employee status for other employment considerations.
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What a shot! 24 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 24 amazing sports photos from February 17-24.
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South Korea becomes biggest coronavirus centre outside China

South Korea reported 161 more coronavirus cases Monday, taking the nationwide total to 763 and making it the world's largest total outside China. The country has seen a rapid surge in the number of coronavirus cases -- adding more than 700 cases in less than a week -- since a cluster of infections emerged from a religious sect in the southern city of Daegu. Most of the country's cases are connected to the Shincheonji Church of Jesus in Daegu, including 129 of Monday's confirmations, the Korea ...
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Vivo APEX 2020 concept phone to be announced on February 28

Vivo introduced the APEX 2019 concept phone  with unibody 3D design without ports or buttons back in January last year. This year the company was supposed to introduce the APEX 2020 at its MWC event, but the GSMA cancelled the event due to coronavirus concerns, so vivo today officially announced that the next-generation APEX concept phone will be introduced on February 28th in Beijing. The upcoming APEX 2020 represents vivo's prediction and layout of mobile phone development and technologic...
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Milwaukee Bucks become earliest team to clinch playoff spot in NBA history

The Milwaukee Bucks are officially in the postseason, and Feb. 23 is the earliest date on the calendar that a team has clinched in NBA history.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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United States: SEC Proxy Voting Guidance Update - Fenwick & West LLP

In January 2020, Institutional Shareholder Services and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission agreed to stay litigation filed by ISS in October challenging the SEC's interpretation and guidance.
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