Israel's Netanyahu gets all-clear after second coronavirus scare this week

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tested negative for coronavirus on Thursday after his health minister was diagnosed with it, officials said, the 70-year-old leader's second infection scare this week. As a precaution, Netanyahu returned to self-isolation for six more days, they said. In between the two periods, Netanyahu went on national TV to announce new measures to curb the epidemic.
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Coronavirus live updates: US toll tops 5,100 after deadliest day yet; Florida, 3 other states issue stay-at-home orders; CDC considers masks

Florida announced a stay-at-home order, and officials weighed recommending more Americans wear masks. Here are the latest coronavirus updates.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Israel's Netanyahu back in isolation after minister gets coronavirus

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is returning to self-isolation for another six days after his health minister was diagnosed with coronavirus, the premier's office said on Thursday. Netanyahu, 70, the nation's longest-serving leader, had just ended a two-day period of isolation on Wednesday night after a parliamentary aide was diagnosed with the disease. Litzman, 71, has appeared regularly alongside the premier to give coronavirus updates.
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Masks are everywhere in Asia, but have they helped?

The use of face masks in Asia during the coronavirus outbreak has been far more widespread than in the West, where governments have urged people to reserve supplies for frontline medical staff, so have they helped limit infections?
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Worldwide: Navigating The Legal Implications Of COVID-19 - Lawson Lundell LLP

The growing impact of COVID-19 is being felt around the world, both personally and economically. During these unprecedented times, we understand that new challenges arise each day.
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Malta: Amendments Made To The Malta Retirement Programme, Global Residence Programme, Residence Programme And The United Nations Pensions Programmes Rules - GVZH Advocates

Amendments were made to the Malta Retirement Programme, Global Residence Programme, Residence Programme and the United Nations Pensions Programmes Rules by means of Legal Notice 69 of 2020 (hereinafter ‘Legal Notice')...
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Coronavirus: US death toll exceeds 5,000

The number of infections across the country has risen to more than 216,000 since the outbreak began.
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European Union: Europe Issues Pragmatic Privacy Guidance For COVID-19 Data Processing - Cooley LLP

European data protection authorities have issued important guidance on the processing of personal data in connection with COVID-19.
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ER doctor who treated coronavirus patients dies from virus

CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks with the husband and a friend of Dr. Frank Gabrin, an ER doctor who died within a week of contracting coronavirus after treating patients.
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United States: Illinois To "Stay At Home" – What Does This Mean For Employers? - Littler Mendelson

Following an afternoon press conference on March 20, 2020, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued an Executive Order requiring all individuals currently living within the State of Illinois to "stay at home or at their place of residence."
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Trump Attacks Fox News’ John Roberts For Asking A Normal Question

"What, are you working for CNN?" the president asked after the mention of the dismantling of the pandemic response team.
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Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr. Dies of Coronavirus Complications at 85

Ellis Marsalis Jr., a jazz pianist from New Orleans, died Wednesday night from complications due to coronavirus, his son, Branford Marsalis, confirmed in a statement to Variety. He was 85. In addition to having his own prominent music career, Marsalis helped pave the way for four of his sons, Wynton, Branford, Delfeayo and Jason, to […]
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Canada: Can Anything Good Come From The Outbreak Of COVID–19? - Applied Strategies Inc.,

The United States Federal Reserve cut its interest rate to near zero. They also struck a deal with the Bank of Canada (Prime Rate adjusted from 3.95% to 2.95% so far),...
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India: The Functioning Of The Indian Judiciary Amidst Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak - S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates

In the wake of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country, the motto everyone is practicing these days is called ‘Social Distancing'.
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Coronavirus: Oil prices rise on hopes of a price war truce

US President Donald Trump said he expects Saudi Arabia and Russia to strike a deal in the next few days.
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India: Coronavirus Outbreak: IPAB Adjourns Hearings Till April 21st And 22nd, 2020 - S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates

Due to the Novel Coronavirus global pandemic, various government bodies are taking stringent step in order to ensure public safety amidst the outbreak.
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India: Threshold Limit Under IBC Enhanced To INR 1 Crore Amidst Coronavirus Crisis - S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates

Provided that the Central Government may, by notification, specify the minimum amount of default of higher value which shall not be more than one crore rupees."
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Russian plane with supplies for virus fight lands in US

A Russian military plane carrying medical supplies arrived in the United States on Wednesday, the Russian mission to the UN said, as the Kremlin flexes its soft power during the coronavirus pandemic. The Antonov-124, landed at JFK Airport in New York -- the epicenter of America's coronavirus outbreak -- pictures and video posted on the mission's Twitter page showed. Russia's defense ministry had earlier announced that the plane "with medical masks and medical equipment on board," left for the ...
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Australia: COVID-19 Emergency Lease Legislation - Vincent Young

The COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 (NSW) (‘COVID Act‘) was assented to and became effective as at 25 March 2020. The COVID Act was introduced by the NSW Parliament...
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Save Mart, FoodMaxx Announce Special Shopping Hours For First Responders

MODESTO (CBS13) — Save Mart announced special shopping hours for first responders in all of their California and Northern Nevada stores. The dedicated shopping hours are set to begin on Thursday at all Save Mart, FoodMaxx, and Lucky stores. First responders, including law enforcement, firefighters and medical personnel, will be able to shop one hour before and one hour after the posted store hours. Stores require first responders to provide proof of credentials before they can shop. READ ALSO: C...
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India: To Sue Or Not To Sue Ashok Kumar? - Khurana and Khurana

In the year 2016, when a message had started appearing on websites, that stated that watching pirated films could result in a fine of Rs.
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United States: Ninth Circuit Reinforces Prohibition Against "Extraneous" Information In Background Check Disclosures - Littler Mendelson

On March 20, 2020, the Ninth Circuit issued its third opinion on the question of when an employer's background check disclosure satisfies the so-called "standalone" disclosure requirement in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
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United States: Delaware's Governor Issues Closure Order For Non-Essential Businesses Effective 8 AM On March 24, 2020 - Duane Morris LLP

Food and Agriculture: Here, too, the list of essential functions broadly captures a wide swath of the food and agriculture segment to ensure that this critical industry remains functional.
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Report: DeMar DeRozan unhappy with Spurs

DeRozan has a $27,739,975 player option that he'll reportedly decline if the Spurs don't sign him to a contract extension.
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Qamar Dagar, the woman fighting to keep India's calligraphy culture alive

India has 22 official languages. But the real beauty isn't just in hearing them spoken -- it's in seeing them rendered in script. We meet up with renowned calligrapher Qamar Dagar, who's fighting to keep the tradition alive in an increasingly digital era.
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Australia coronavirus live update: Scott Morrison announces free childcare as wide-ranging industrial reforms announced – latest news

Worried parents are increasingly pulling their children out of daycare amid the coronavirus crisis. Follow live updatesYour questions about Australia’s coronavirus lockdown rules explainedHave you encountered police enforcing social distancing laws?Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.29am BST Mathias Cormann says he will be increasing the number of finance updates, given th...
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United States: COVID-19 Update: New York Requires Nonessential Employers To Send All Employees Home - Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Pursuant to an Executive Order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo titled New York State on PAUSE, effective at 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 22...
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United States: Statutes Compelling Coronavirus Business Interruption Insurance Should Face Constitutional Constraints - Duane Morris LLP

We previously wrote about the growing likelihood that insurance companies would face claims for business interruption and contingent business interruption insurance claims as their insureds looked to cope with ...
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Canada: Breach Of Contract Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Of Force Majeure? - Langlois lawyers, LLP

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly compromised the ability of many businesses and individuals to fulfill their existing contractual obligations.
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