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Russian border becomes China's frontline in fight against second virus wave

China's northeastern border with Russia has become a frontline in the fight against a resurgence of the coronavirus epidemic as new daily cases rose to the highest in nearly six weeks - with more than 90% involving people coming from abroad. Having largely stamped out domestic transmission of the disease, China has been slowly easing curbs on movement as it tries to get its economy back on track, but there are fears that a rise in imported cases could spark a second wave of COVID-19. A total ...
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Minneapolis Fed Chief Fears 18 Months Of ‘Rolling’ Shutdowns In COVID-19 Fight

Neel Kashkari sees a "long, hard road" ahead before a vaccine is developed.
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United States: Preparing For A Joint Venture Partner's Bankruptcy In The Aftermath Of COVID-19 And An Oil Price Collapse - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

As the U.S. energy industry comes to grips with the most dire economic crisis in its history, wrought by an invisible virus and global oil price wa
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United States: CARES Act Summary – Employees, Unemployment Insurance, And Assistance To State And Local Governments - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The CARES Act establishes a $150 billion "Coronavirus Relief Fund" for state, local and tribal governments to use to cover any costs related to COVID-19
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Alabama Can’t Ban Abortions As Part Of COVID-19 Response, Judge Rules

The preliminary injunction prevents the state from prohibiting abortions during the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: are Australian schools open or closed for term 2? State-by-state guide

Many parents have been left confused about whether students can or should return to school after the Easter holidaysSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsAustralian governments’ positions on whether to send children to school in term two while coronavirus social distancing rules are in force has many parents confused.Throughout March the Morrison government opposed school closures on the basis of medical...
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Israel: Privacy In The Days Of Corona - Yigal Arnon & Co

he Privacy Protection Authority has released a document that includes questions and answers on the protection of privacy intended for the public, to public bodies and private...
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Opinion: Why the US has the highest number of Covid-19 deaths

The US now has the world's highest number of deaths from Covid-19, with at least 21,692 losing their lives to the virus as of Sunday afternoon. Americans will continue to die in large numbers until our country mounts a coherent response to the epidemic. President Donald Trump has failed. The US still lacks even a basic plan for controlling the epidemic and restarting the economy.
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Why US has world's highest number of Covid-19 deaths

The US now has the world's highest number of deaths from Covid-19, with at least 21,692 losing their lives to the virus as of Sunday afternoon. Americans will continue to die in large numbers until our country mounts a coherent response to the epidemic. President Donald Trump has failed. The US still lacks even a basic plan for controlling the epidemic and restarting the economy.
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Coronavirus: UK enters fourth week of lockdown ahead of review

Under coronavirus emergency legislation, ministers will take stock of social distancing rules this week.
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Australia: Australian information watchdog commences privacy action against Facebook - Kells

It was alleged that Facebook repeatedly interfered with the privacy of users by disclosing their personal information.
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United States: IRS Issues FAQs To Clarify COVID-19 Guidance - Pryor Cashman LLP

Yesterday, the IRS released a list of frequently asked questions regarding the guidance issued last week postponing the tax ...
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Sideshow Activity Involving Approx. 150 Cars Results In 4 Arrests, Collision With CHP Car

SOUTH SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sideshow activity involving approximately 150 cars in South Sacramento resulted in four arrests and a collision with a California Highway Patrol vehicle, authorities said. South Sacramento CHP said there were approximately 300 people in total in the area of Florin Road and Palmer House Drive. The agency said everyone dispersed when officers arrived which resulted in a fleeing vehicle striking a patrol car. The vehicle had three occupants – an adult driver and two juven...
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Canada: Les employeurs de l'Alberta peuvent maintenant utiliser et conserver des dossiers électroniques d'emploi : modifications à l' Electronic Transaction Act General Regulation - Stikeman Elliott LLP

In Alberta, the legal force of electronic documents and electronic signatures is largely governed by the Electronic Transactions Act (the Act), ...
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Canada: COVID-19 Prompts Expedited Review Of Health Products - Torys LLP

There are no existing therapies or vaccines to effectively treat or prevent COVID-19, a previously unknown disease that has never been identified in humans until now.
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After phone call with Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert says their relationship is getting better

There is still work to be done, but the Jazz duo appear to be on the right track to repairing their relationship.
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Twitch livestream catches NASCAR driver Kyle Larson using the N-word during a virtual race

"Hey Kyle, you're talking to everyone, bud," a fellow driver responded, amid the yells of "Yikes," "Oh my gosh," and "No way did that just happen."
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Australia: Where there's a Will there's a way - avoid the rules of intestacy! - Kells

Have a Will prepared while you are alive, so you can have peace of mind that your estate will pass to those you intended.
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Dr. Melanie Malloy takes CNN inside Brooklyn's Mou...

Dr. Melanie Malloy takes CNN inside Brooklyn's Mount Sinai Hospital as it works to accommodate an influx of patients due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Clarissa Ward reports.
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Australia: Award making on steroids – Fair Work Commission acts in the COVID crisis - Kells

The Fair Work Commission, unions and employer groups have all cooperated so that modern awards can be varied rapidly.
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Canada: Corporate/M&A Risks: What Issues Should Companies Be Considering? - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

The impact of COVID-19, including its wide-ranging effect on "business-as-usual" activities, raises a number of issues for companies.
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Trump Retweets ‘Fire Fauci’ Coronavirus Message In Easter Sunday Twitter Rampage

The retweet came hours after Fauci suggested earlier action could have saved lives from COVID-19.
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Canada: Covid-19 Federal Economic Relief Measures - McLennan Ross LLP

Over the last few weeks, the Federal Government has announced several measures to support Canadians and Canadian businesses through the economic turmoil ...
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United States: Part II: Emergency Childcare: State-Specific Measures - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

As follow-up to our overview "Emergency Childcare: A Guide for Health Care Providers," below is a deeper dive on some state-specific considerations.
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Canada: Ontario, Canada: Government Orders Mandatory Closure Of Non-Essential Services - Littler Mendelson

Because the COVID-19 situation is dynamic, with new governmental measures each day, employers should consult with counsel for the latest developments and updated guidance on this topic.
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Auburn Mayor Faces Backlash For Facebook Posts Aimed At President Trump, White House’s Handling Of Coronavirus

AUBURN (CBS13) – There’s plenty of fallout in the town of Auburn following Mayor Bill Kirby’s words aimed at President Donald Trump and his supporters over the White House’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. A Facebook page called William Kirby, Mayor of Auburn Fan Club, and others have shared these posts and comments made by Kirby. One of them shows a reposting of a meme by the mayor stating “Good news for Trump supporters is that most of them already have masks,” showing a hooded KKK membe...
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Auburn Mayor Regrets Some Facebook Posts Aimed At President Trump, White House’s Handling Of Coronavirus

AUBURN (CBS13) – There’s plenty of fallout in the town of Auburn following Mayor Bill Kirby’s words aimed at President Donald Trump and his supporters over the White House’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. A Facebook page called William Kirby, Mayor of Auburn Dan Club, and others have shared these posts and comments made by Kirby. One of them shows a reposting of a meme by the mayor stating “Good news for Trump supporters is that most of them already have masks,” showing a hooded KKK membe...
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Ireland: COVID-19 Practical Considerations: Legislative Measures To Assist Residential Tenants - Arthur Cox

The Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (COVID-19) Bill 2020 was published on 25 March 2020. The Bill amends the Residential Tenancies Acts
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Turkey: Kriz Zamanında Rekabet Hukuku - Esin Attorney Partnership

Rekabet hukukunun getirdiği kurallar kriz anında içerik veya uygulama olarak değişmemektedir. Aksine, kriz dönemlerinde şirketlerin pazardaki ticari davranışlarını...
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Canada: Patent Act Amended As Part Of Canada's Response To COVID-19 Pandemic - Bereskin & Parr LLP

After courthouse closures and suspensions, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office's suspension of Patent Act, Trademarks Act and Industrial Design Act deadlines, and the temporary suspension ...
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