Thunderstorms, lightning and snow: Severe storm system sweeps across southern US, takes aim at Northeast

Nearly 300,000 customers were without power on Thursday night, primarily in Maine, Texas and Louisiana.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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How to win the fight against a virus that knows no boundaries

We can't win this fight with governors bidding against each other for supplies. Instead, we need a network that connects them to make informed, cross-border decisions, writes Stan McChrystal and Terry McAuliffe.
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Opinion: How to win the fight against a virus that knows no boundaries

It was the summer of 2019 and in cities across the country normally bustling streets were empty. BBQs, birthday parties, and get-togethers were all cancelled -- the entire country was locked in quarantine. The silence was only broken by the occasional screeching sirens of an emergency vehicle rushing through deserted streets.
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US shares see their biggest weekly gain in 46 years

Investors were in bullish mood despite record US job losses and continued coronavirus shutdowns.
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Canada: COVID-19: Capital Markets And Securities Update - Miller Thomson LLP

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to affect the global economy, Canadian reporting issuers are encouraged to stay mindful of resulting changes to the regulatory landscape.
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Canada: Assessing The Impact Of COVID-19 On Canadian Public M&A Deals - Miller Thomson LLP

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to have a significant impact on public merger and acquisition transactions in Canada.
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See how far a sneeze and cough can travel

Animations created by scientists amid the coronavirus pandemic show how far a sneeze or cough can travel. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19.
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Oyo has placed ~4,000 employees on furlough (leave of absence) and temporary leaves in the US and other international markets. The business is down by more than 50% – though India market isn’t that badly impacted. No layoffs planned.

Via The post Oyo has placed ~4,000 employees on furlough (leave of absence) and temporary leaves in the US and other international markets. The business is down by more than 50% – though India market isn’t that badly impacted. No layoffs planned. appeared first on NextBigWhat.
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Canada: Agricultural And Food Production COVID-19 Financial Assistance - Miller Thomson LLP

On March 23, 2020 the Canadian federal government announced, as part of its emergency bill to provide funding to Canadians, that $5 billion dollars will be provided to Farm Credit Canada to increase lending capacity ...
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Australia: Courts open for business - McCullough Robertson

Federal and State Courts have procedures to minimise face-to-face contact, including remote hearings wherever possible.
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The Rush: Gronk Unretires, Texans replace Nuk, NBA returns, and other news that isn't quite true

The NBA and ESPN finalized plans to televise a star studded game of Horse, the Los Angeles Rams traded Brandin Cooks to the Texans, Rob Gronkowski was rumored to be considering a return to the NFL, and Dana White finally agreed to postpone UFC 249. PLUS The best videos shot during quarantine around the world are featured in The Rona Diaries: Home Edition.
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Canada: Temporary Foreign Workers And COVID-19 - Miller Thomson LLP

With the global spread of COVID-19, governments all over the world have been implementing extraordinary measures in an effort to contain the virus and its effects on the population.
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CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta speak w...

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta speak with Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, the World Health Organization Technical Lead for the Covid-19 response.
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CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta talk to...

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta talk to Jason Garcia, a recovered coronavirus patient whose plasma is being used to treat current coronavirus patients.
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Coronavirus: Western economies slow to react to crisis, says leading economist

A top economist says western economies can learn from Asia as they face a severe economic downturn.
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Australia coronavirus live: national death toll reaches 53 as police warn people to stay at home – latest updates

Pressure on the New South Wales government over Don Harwin after he was fined $1,000 for visiting holiday house. Follow the latest updatesFollow our global coronavirus live updatesSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 4.34am BST This was the @VirginAustralia departures board at Melbourne Airport this morning. Australia's second largest...
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Who are the best teams in the AFC North?

Our division-by-division look at draft needs that also includes a division-by-division draft of the best players in each quartet of teams has made its way to the AFC North. Where there is a large concentration of great players. Simms and I did a three-round draft, and it easily could have been a 10-round draft. That's [more]
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Australia: Your personal affairs: Wills, succession planning and powers of attorney - McCullough Robertson

Take stock of your succession planning so that you and your families are confident that they are protected when you die.
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Why should we care about takedown timeframes?

By Torsha Sarkar (CyberBRICS Associated Scholar) Since the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) proposed the draft amendments to the intermediary liability guidelines in December of 2018, speculations regarding their potential effects have been numerous. These have included, mapping the  requirement of traceability of originators vis-a-vis chilling effect on free speech online, or critiquing the proactive filtering requirement […] ...
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Coronavirus: New York has more cases than any country

Photos emerge of workers in hazmat outfits stacking coffins in a mass grave in New York City.
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Ammon Bundy vows to defy stay-at-home orders for Easter gathering

Ammon Bundy, the rancher who led an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, said he plans on holding an Easter gathering despite stay-at-home orders implemented during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Charlotte Figi, Who Helped Popularize CBD for Medical Use, Dies at 13

Her mother said the cause was likely complications related to the coronavirus.
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Lemon to Trump: Start listening to Obama, stop blaming him

In 2014, former President Barack Obama spoke about the need to for lawmakers to put aside party politics and prepare for a pandemic. CNN's Don Lemon says that instead of blaming the Obama administration, President Trump should take advice from the former president.
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Australia: COVID-19: Property acquisition and disposal - McCullough Robertson

Consideration of potential disruptions that may be caused by the pandemic should be made for any new property contracts.
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United States: In Wake Of COVID-19, California AG Asked To Delay Enforcement Of CCPA - Thompson Coburn LLP

On March 17, 2020, more than 30 trade groups and companies co-signed a letter to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra asking him to postpone the enforcement date...
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China eases coronavirus lockdown and ramps up censorship: Live updates

The novel coronavirus has now infected more than 1.6 million people globally and killed more than 95,000. Follow here for live updates
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Ireland: COVID-19 Practical Considerations: Updated Employment FAQ - Arthur Cox

Our Employment and Privacy teams are regularly updating the responses to these frequently asked questions in order to provide up to date guidance to employers.
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Texas the 'epicenter' of forensic hypnosis, perhaps the junkiest of junk science

From "Zipping Along," Loony Tunes, 1953 Most Americans got their first sense of "hypnosis" from watching cartoons, where the mind-control trope has been a staple for decades. But it's no laughing matter when the practice enters the courtroom and people are sent to prison for decades, or even executed, based on such pseudoscientific foolishness.Texas is the "epicenter" of forensic-hypnosis use in the United States, according to  a pair of investigative stories published this week at the Dallas...
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