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Former U.N. Secretary-General Perez de Cuellar dies aged 100

Former U.N. Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar, a Peruvian diplomat who played a crucial role in ending the Iran-Iraq war of 1980 to 1988, died on Wednesday at his home in Lima aged 100. Perez de Cuellar was a two-time head of the United Nations, which he led from 1982 to 1991 as some of the iciest years of the Cold War gave way to the end of the Soviet Union and greater efforts at international cooperation. Perez de Cuellar was the fifth head of the world body and its only leader from ...
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Trump has a 'hunch' the COVID-19 death rate is 'way under 1 percent,' calls the WHO's 3.4 percent 'a false number'

On Tuesday, the World Health Organization announced that the mortality rate for the new COVID-19 coronavirus is higher than the original 2.3 percent estimate."Globally, about 3.4 percent of reported COVID-19 cases have died; by comparison, seasonal flu generally kills far fewer than 1 percent of those infected," WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters. "While many people globally have built up immunity to seasonal flu strains, COVID-19 is a new virus to which no one has im...
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A way, way too early analysis of players thriving after NHL Trade Deadline

In his first 11 games with Pittsburgh, Zucker collected six goals and 10 points while roughly averaging 17-and-a-half minutes of ice time per night. That's 0.91 points per game compared to the 0.64 he was averaging during his 45 regular-season contests with the Wild in 2019-20, recording 14 goals and 29 points. Crosby was involved in Zucker's first five points as a Penguin and seven of the 10 overall.
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Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Moves To Limit Foreign Labour - TMF Group

New laws in Kazakhstan will challenge employers who are looking to obtain work permits and hire foreign labour.
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An East Nashville couple and at least five young children are among the Tennessee tornado victims

An East Nashville couple and at least five young children died when two powerful tornadoes touched down in Tennessee earlier this week.
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Papua New Guinea police instructed to search for missing Apec cars

Vehicles purchased controversially for 2018 summit are believed to have been stolen from Port Moresby warehousePolice in Papua New Guinea have begun searching for cars bought to transport world leaders around the 2018 Apec leaders’ summit but which have since gone missing from a warehouse in Port Moresby.The police transport director, Chief Supt Dennis Corcoran, said he had instructed regional police bosses to begin searching for Apec vehicles that have been illegally moved out of Port Moresby, ...
Tags: World news, Asia Pacific, Apec summit, Apec, Papua New Guinea, Pacific Islands, Port Moresby, Port Moresby warehousePolice, Dennis Corcoran


SXSW: Apple and Netflix pull out over coronavirus outbreak

Apple and Netflix are the latest in a growing list of companies to cancel
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Jadakiss Reveals ‘Ignatius’ Tracklist

With features from John Legend, Pusha T, Rick Ross & more.
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Sheriff’s Office Searching For Man Who Witnessed Fatal Stabbing In January

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Detectives are looking to identify a man who witnessed a fatal stabbing on Florin Road in January. (credit: Sacramento Sheriff) The incident happened on the 6000 block of Florin Road. Roosevelt Hardley, 64, was arrested in connection with the stabbing that happened at around 10 p.m. on Jan. 16, near the Florin Towne Centre. An adult man was located at the scene with at least one stab wound. He was later pronounced dead, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said. Officia...
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Italy: Social Contact Responsibility In Real Estate - Boccadutri International Law Firm

Any circumstance that constitutes a "social contact" generates obligation for the professional involved,...
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Olive Garden Manager Fired After Complying With Customer’s Racist Request

The manager allowed a white customer to request a server who wasn't "colored," a witness said.
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Sheriff’s Office Searching For Man Who Witnesses Fatal Stabbing In January

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Detectives are looking to identify a man who witnessed a fatal stabbing on Florin Road in January. (credit: Sacramento Sheriff) The incident happened on the 6000 block of Florin Road. Roosevelt Hardley, 64, was arrested in connection with the stabbing that happened at around 10 p.m. on Jan. 16, near the Florin Towne Centre. An adult man was located at the scene with at least one stab wound. He was later pronounced dead, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said. Officia...
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United States: The Growth Of Adtech And How It Falls Into Privacy Laws' Crosshairs - Reed Smith

The onslaught of privacy regulations has impacted every industry and, while it seems that no industry can be flat footed – from auto manufacturers to ecommerce platforms
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Australia: ASIC Flags Welcome Guidance For Listed Company Rescue Deals - Herbert Smith Freehills

ASIC is consulting on guidance which would simplify corporate rescue deals for listed companies through the ‘DOCA takeover' mechanism pioneered in the Mirabela and Nexus Energy deals.
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Knicks fan says he was 'interrogated,' threatened with arrest by security for 'Sell the team!' chant

A group of New York Knicks fans were allegedly escorted out of Madison Square Garden on Wednesday for yelling “Sell the team” in the waning minutes of the team's 112-104 loss to the Utah Jazz. Fortunately for the Knicks, they were not as famous as Spike Lee. Sell the team' chant leads to another ejection from Knicks Following the game, one of the fans told the New York Daily News' Stefan Bondy that he was “interrogated” for 15 minutes by Madison Square Garden security and was thre...
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Sanders Refocusing Campaign After Disappointing Super Tuesday

Joe Biden surged, leaving the Vermont senator to rethink his campaign strategy to win the democratic nomination.
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'Volcano Live!' Daredevil Nik Wallenda defies gravity, lava with wirewalk over volcano

Nik Wallenda turned in another aerial classic. Only, this time, he had to wear a gas mask because the volcano below was seething with corrosive fog.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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UK: eSignature and ePayment News and Trends - Achieving Digital Transformation and Securing Digital Assets - DLA Piper

A fact of business today is that customers – both consumers and other businesses – and employees expect to transact digitally.
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No. 14 Villanova edges No. 8 Hall, Big East up for grabs

Justin Moore and Jermaine Samuels added 19 points apiece and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl had nine points and 11 rebounds as the Wildcats (23-8, 12-5) opened the possibility of the league having a three-way tie for first place. Collin Gillespie added 12 points for Villanova, which kept the game close by missing seven free throws in the final 1:03. Sandro Mamukelashvili led Seton Hall (21-8, 13-4) with 20 points and 10 rebounds.
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United States: Employers' Guide To The Coronavirus Outbreak - Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization ("WHO") declared the coronavirus outbreak a "public health emergency of international concern."
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Automated Facial Recognition System ‘will not violate privacy’: Home Ministry

The National Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) controversial Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) “will not violate privacy”, Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said in Rajya Sabha on March 4. He said that the AFRS will use police records and only law enforcement agencies would be able to access the system. It will […] ...
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No. 24 Wisconsin beats Northwestern 63-48, moves into 1st

Nate Reuvers scored 11 points as No. 24 Wisconsin struggled through a poor offensive performance in a 63-48 win over Northwestern on Wednesday night. The win moved the Badgers (20-10, 13-6 Big Ten) into a three-way for first place in the Big Ten. Wisconsin was not effective with the ball against a team that has the 12th-worst defense in the league, giving up more than 70 points a game, and is in last place in the conference.
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Noughts & Crosses: Why the new TV series felt 'vital'

Malorie Blackman's hugely successful 2001 novel has been adapted as a BBC One series.
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United States: Former Alstom Executive Wins Acquittal Of FCPA Counts - Ropes & Gray LLP

On February 26, 2020, a Connecticut federal judge overturned a former Alstom SA executive's foreign bribery convictions after finding that prosecutors had failed to prove that the defendant
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Illegal Indoor Marijuana Grow Busted In Yuba County

YUBA COUNTY (CBS13) — More than 2,000 marijuana plants were seized Wednesday morning at an illegal cannabis grow in Yuba County. The Yuba County Sheriff’s Marijuana Eradication Team served a search warrant at the grow on the 2000 block of Hammonton Smartsville Road in East Linda. In addition to 2,076 plants, officials seized a utility trailer that contained planting soil for the indoor grow. PG&E was also called out to the site to look into some hazardous electrical hookups on the property. No s...
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Canada: Des informations qu'une municipalité transmet sur sa réglementation peuvent-elles engager sa responsabilité? - Miller Thomson LLP

Il arrive parfois que dans le cadre d'un projet de construction, des échanges surviennent avec une municipalité relativement à la réglementation municipale applicable au projet, et ce, afin d'assurer sa conformité.
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Italy's Corinaldo tragedy: Pepper spray stampede suspects to face judge

Six men face charges of manslaughter over the deaths of five teenagers and a woman in central Italy.
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Two players fined for beer chugging get beer sponsorships

Two players who were fined last year for beer-chugging celebrations have received beer sponsorships. Via Thomas Barrabi of FOX Business, Chiefs tackle Eric Fisher and Ravens cornerback Marcus Peters are among the first NFL players to get individual Bud Light sponsorships under a new rule the league passed in 2019. Peters did it in Week 14, and Fisher did it in the postseason.
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This college basketball player just scored his first points after a car accident put him in a coma

A college basketball player stepped on the court for the first time in his career after almost five years of recovery from a car crash that gave him a traumatic brain injury and put him in a coma for several weeks.
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College basketball player just scored his first points after a car accident put him in a coma

A college basketball player stepped on the court for the first time in his career after almost five years of recovery from a car crash that gave him a traumatic brain injury and put him in a coma for several weeks.
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