'Absolutely revolting': Ticketmaster quietly clarifies COVID-19 refund policy, sparks outrage

Ticketmaster has updated the wording of its refunds policy for postponements, and people are not happy.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Dr. Anthony Fauci Responds To #FireFauci: ‘I Don’t Think That’s Going To Happen’

Fauci responded to the #FireFauci message retweeted by Trump, saying he doesn't "think that's going to happen."
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Nicaragua's president Daniel Ortega hasn't been seen in a month

Over the past month, world leaders have been to the forefront, rallying their nations to battle the spread of coronavirus. But there's been one notable exception -- President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua, who has not been seen in public for over 40 days.
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China Vows Equal Treatment for Africans After Abuse Reports

(Bloomberg) -- China pledged to ease health measures on Africans in the southern city of Guangzhou, as the country sought to resolve a dispute that could set back Beijing’s diplomatic outreach during the coronavirus pandemic.The government has treated foreigners equally and attaches great importance to their life and health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Zhao Lijian said in a statement posted late Sunday. “We reject differential treatment, and we have zero tolerance for discrimination,” ...
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SCOTUS asked to reconsider "public charge" order amid pandemic

The filing cited declarations by doctors who said immigrants are foregoing medical care for coronavirus, fearing immigration consequences.
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Nicaragua's President last seen March 12

Over the past month, world leaders have been to the forefront, rallying their nations to battle the spread of coronavirus. But there's been one notable exception -- President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua, who has not been seen in public for over 40 days.
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Doctor In White House ‘Propaganda’ Video Fires Back At Trump

Dr. David Agus said he was wrong to trust what he had been told about the nation's ability to test and quarantine.
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Doctor Featured In White House ‘Propaganda’ Video Fires Back At Trump

Dr. David Agus said he was wrong to trust what he had been told about the nation's ability to test and quarantine.
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Propaganda on full display at Trump's latest coronavirus task force briefing

Viewers of Monday's White House briefing on the coronavirus saw a president in meltdown mode, clearly rattled by the reporting of national news outlets.
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Which running backs are up next for new contracts?

With the Panthers giving running back Christian McCaffrey a four-year, $64 million extension after three NFL seasons, which running backs are up next for long-term deals? Glad you asked. Even if you didn't. Titans running back Derrick Henry leads the list. With four seasons under his belt and currently limited by the franchise tag, Henry [more]
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Canada: L'Ontario instaure un nouveau congé autorisé lié à une « maladie infectieuse » - Stikeman Elliott LLP

Le 19 mars 2020, le gouvernement de l'Ontario a présenté le projet de loi 186 (Loi modifiant la Loi de 2000 sur les normes d'emploi)
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WWE deemed an essential service returns to live televised shows

Professional sports in Florida are getting the green light to resume production after the Florida Governor's Office deemed them "essential services."
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United States: Texas (Again) Loosens Telemedicine Restrictions In Response To COVID-19 - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Last week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) instituted measures to expand the use of telemedicine in response to the COVID-19.
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How a Supreme Court Decision Curtailed the Right to Vote in Wisconsin

The state’s final vote tallies show that the justices’ decision not to extend the mail voting deadline amid the coronavirus resulted in the disenfranchisement of thousands of voters.
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Mayfair star Joshua Christopher commits to Arizona State

Mayfair star shooting guard Joshua Christopher, considered one of the top high school players in the nation, announced his commitment Monday to Arizona State.
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United States: Texas' Largest Counties And The Cities Of Houston, San Antonio, And Austin Issue Stay Home, Work Safe Orders - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Synopsis: Although there is not yet a state wide stay-at-home order in effect in Texas, counties across the State are issuing sweeping directives closing most businesses and requiring their residents ...
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Indonesia: DKI Jakarta Starts Limiting Large-Scale Social Interactions - SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants

One of the ways to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Indonesia is to implement Limitation of Large-Scale Social Interactions (Pembatasan Sosial Berskala Besar or "PSBB").
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Coronavirus live updates: Cases top 1.9 million globally

The coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the world. Follow here for live updates.
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Why small decisions feel tough in this time of crisis

The other night, while trying to decide what to make for dinner, I froze. Should I use the lentils -- or the pasta? I tried to recall which would last longer. Could I remember what was still in stock on my supermarket's shelves? Had I even decided when I would be making that next grocery run?
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Lentils or pasta? Why small decisions feel as tough as big ones in this time of crisis

Neuroscientist Daphna Shohamy writes that in a world reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, it's important to understand the power of memory in shaping our decisions
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United States: No Need To Wonder Anymore: Ninth Circuit Holds Stairway To Heaven Does Not Infringe Taurus - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Forty-three years after the release of Led Zeppelin's famous rock ballad Stairway to Heaven, the Ninth Circuit...
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Storms and tornadoes leave behind battered homes and at least 32 victims in the South before lashing East Coast

Deadly storms that destroyed hundreds of structures in the South are taking aim at the East Coast, with more than 12 million people under a tornado watch.
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Anastasia Brown Named Top Content Strategist for Visionary Media Group (EXCLUSIVE)

Anastasia Brown, a veteran music supervisor who has long been a key figure in connecting Nashville with Hollywood, has been appointed chief content strategist of Visionary Media Group. She’ll direct content across platforms for the company’s music, TV, film and scoring projects. The move comes at a time when Nashville is making good on its […]
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United States: A Herculean Task: Proving A Competitor's Knowledge And Participation In An Unfair Competition Case - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Synopsis: A recent case out of the Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas highlights the challenges in proving liability against a third-party competitor...
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Twitter Erupts Over ‘Emperor’ Trump’s Claim His ‘Authority Is Total’

The president was roasted for wanting both total authority and zero responsibility.
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Animal Crossing game removed from sale in China over Hong Kong democracy messages

Some players have used the game to create politically sensitive images and slogans which they share on social mediaThe Nintendo Switch game, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, has been removed from sale on websites in China, after it was used by Hong Kong activists to spread pro-democracy messages.The popular island-life simulation game disappeared from China’s eBay-equivalent, Taobao, last week. Continue reading...
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Sac City Unified Students Begin Distance Learning During Coronavirus Pandemic

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Starting distance learning without computers for students who need them wasn’t ideal for Sacramento City Unified School District but its superintendent says the district is working on getting more. The district has ordered nearly 20,000 and has distributed 12,000 so far. ‘Part of this is responding to the critical needs that we knew we were going to have to face,” said District Superintendent Jorge Aguilar. Megan McCall’s 5th-grade daughter Madison is getting used to distanc...
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Canada: Beware Of Preying Cyber Criminals During The COVID-19 Pandemic - Aird & Berlis LLP

Cyber criminals are parasitic, so the fact that they are using COVID-19 as a backdrop to increase their attacks should not be a surprise.
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NFL Rumors: Patriots among teams interested in James Madison QB Ben DiNucci

The New England Patriots are looking for a quarterback in the wake of Tom Brady's departure. And the latest player to reportedly pique their interest is an FCS quarterback who played at James Madison.
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Bermuda: The Response To Covid-19: Employment Issues - Appleby

Readers will have felt the effect on their everyday lives for some time, including in the workplace. Employers are facing trying times dealing with measures aimed at countering the spread of the virus
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