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Mississippi Churchgoers Fined $500 While Attending Drive-in Service

Churchgoers who attended a drive-in service at a church in Greenville were fined $500 for reportedly violating a curfew order from the mayor.
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Footnotes indicate FBI knew of risk of disinformation in Steele dossier

The FBI was warned sections of the controversial Steele dossier could have been part of a "Russian disinformation campaign to denigrate U.S. foreign relations," according to the footnotes.
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Coronavirus Chicago: Mayor Lori Lightfoot, city officials plead with worshippers to celebrate Good Friday, Passover from home

For many, this weekend is normally a time of reflection, prayer and gathering together. But these are not normal times.
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News of Intel Reports About COVID-19 Back in November Don’t Add Up

You likely saw this ABCNews report from Wednesday evening that US military intelligence was sending out alerts as far back as November about a novel disease in Wuhan that could produce “cataclysmic” results for US military troops in Asia and countries around the world. The intelligence report was reportedly from National Center for Medical Intelligence (NCMI), an arm of US defense intelligence. After ABC published its report the Director of the NCMI released a statement in which he said reports ...
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Michigan State football coach Mel Tucker buys dinner for hospital night shift workers

Michigan State coach Mel Tucker bought dinner Thursday night for the night shift caregivers at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.         [Author: Lansing State Journal]
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49ers' George Kittle reveals favorite NFL players to talk trash with

The All-Pro tight end got the best of both of his favorites last season.
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Canada: Your Guide To The Federal COVID-19 Aid Legislation - Field LLP

Bill C-13 today received royal assent, bringing into force many of the initiatives first announced by the federal government on March 18, 2020
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UK doctors' lives 'at risk over kit shortages'

The British Medical Association says doctors are treating Covid-19 patients without proper protection.
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Coronavirus: Doctors' lives at risk over PPE shortages, says BMA

The British Medical Association says doctors are treating Covid-19 patients without proper protection.
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Laneeka Barksdale, 47, a Detroit Ballroom Dancing Star, Is Dead

She was known for the glide and other challenging steps in a scene that has been hit hard by the coronavirus.
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United States: New DOL Guidance Regarding COVID-19 And The Workplace - Bowditch & Dewey

The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division ("DOL") has recently published COVID-19-related guidance and Q&A's for employers and employees.
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United States: New State Digital Ad Taxes? Will Maryland's Take Effect? Which States Will Follow? Litigation Guaranteed! - McDermott Will & Emery

On March 18, 2020, Maryland legislature sent a massive new tax on digital advertising services to Governor Hogan for consideration. The tax imposes a rate of up to 10%
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United States: Effectively Managing Workforce Contraction In Turbulent Times - March 25, 2020 - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The unprecedented economic conditions caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic and the Russia-Saudi Arabia oil price wa
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Canada: Digging Deep: Mining Finance And Blockchain - Miller Thomson LLP

Historically, the mining industry has relied on traditional institutions such as banks and capital markets for financing needs.
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Canada: COVID-19: US And Canada Travel And Immigration Update (March 20, 2020) - Miller Thomson LLP

On March 20, 2020 at 11:59 pm EDT, there will be a temporary restriction on all non-essential travel at the Canada-US border.
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Bruce Baillie, ‘Essential’ Avant-Garde Filmmaker, Dies at 88

He became known in the mid-1960s for his lyrical landscape films. His most extraordinary work is a simple, single panning shot.
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Kentucky gov. announces mandatory quarantine for anyone who attends Easter services

The Democratic governor said that state officials would record the license plate information of people seen attending mass gatherings.
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Pakistan's Christians face Easter vulnerable and jobless

Days after the coronavirus crisis took hold in Pakistan, Aamir Gill, a cleaner and member of the country's Christian underclass, was fired with no warning or severance by the wealthy family he had helped look after. "We were already untouchables and now due to corona, rich people think the poor might bring it into their homes," Gill told AFP ahead of an uncertain Easter. "My kids asked me for new Easter dresses and shoes but I have told them we are not going to have Easter this year."
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'Test of resolve': Britons warned to stay at home as temperatures set to hit 26C

Good weather is expected over the Easter weekend but Matt Hancock urges people not to visit their local park or beachCoronavirus latest updates Britons have been urged to resist visiting their local beach or park over the Easter weekend as temperatures were expected to soar to 26C in some areas.Matt Hancock, the health secretary, said the Easter weekend will be a “test of the nation’s resolve” as he issued another warning to the public to “stay at home” amid the coronavirus crisis. Continue read...
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Canada: Hospital Considerations For Professional Staff Privileging Amid COVID-19 - Miller Thomson LLP

Following a March 21, 2020 Order made pursuant to Ontario's Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, which applies to health service providers (including hospitals and psychiatric facilities)...
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Coronavirus: Brazil reports over 1,000 deaths

It is the first country in the southern hemisphere to pass the thousand mark.
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Andrew Yang: Trump ad is flat-out wrong on so many levels

Andrew Yang reacts to a political ad for President Donald Trump that attacks Joe Biden and seemingly misrepresents former Washington Gov. Gary Locke.
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Canada: COVID-19: Financial Services Update, Liquidity And Anti-Hoarding - Miller Thomson LLP

While the COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global crisis, the resurgence of the mentality that ‘Cash is King' is all too familiar.
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Surgeon General Singles Out People Of Color To Stop Alcohol, Drugs In COVID-19 Fight

Jerome Adams then said he didn't mean to offend and his advice was for "all Americans."
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Canada: COVID-19 And Release Of Holdback Under Ontario's Construction Act - Miller Thomson LLP

On March 17, 2020 the Ontario Government declared a state of emergency.
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The 1,953 coronavirus deaths on Friday bring the US total to 18,637, according to Johns Hopkins University

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Nobuhiko Obayashi Japanese Director Dead at 82

Japanese director Nobuhiko Obayashi died Friday in Tokyo of lung cancer. He was 82. Born in Onomichi, a port on Japan’s Inland Sea, in 1938, Obayashi began making films as a child, using a projector and film owned by his physician father. A pioneering experimental filmmaker in the 1960s, Obayashi went on direct nearly 3,000 TV commercials […]
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Japanese Director Nobuhiko Obayashi Dies at 82

Japanese director Nobuhiko Obayashi died Friday in Tokyo of lung cancer. He was 82. Born in Onomichi, a port on Japan’s Inland Sea, in 1938, Obayashi began making films as a child, using a projector and film owned by his physician father. A pioneering experimental filmmaker in the 1960s, Obayashi went on direct nearly 3,000 TV commercials […]
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, Global, Obituaries, House, Obituary, Tokyo, Inland Sea, Onomichi, Obayashi, Nobuhiko Obayashi


Canada: COVID-19: Financial Services Update, Lenders Obligation To Act In A Commercially Reasonable Manner And Their Duty Of Good Faith - Miller Thomson LLP

In credit agreements, a lender's future discretion or consent is often qualified by the language that the lender will act "reasonably".
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Canada: COVID-19 Pandemic Economic Measures For Businesses - Miller Thomson LLP

The federal government recently announced a new set of economic measures to help stabilize the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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