Antibody tests were supposed to help guide US reopening plans. They've brought more confusion than clarity amid coronavirus.

A lack of evidence has complicated hope COVID-19 antibody tests will provide quick answers about immunity and when social distancing orders can relax.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Turtle Derby, cleaner subways, Zoom meeting hacked: News from around our 50 states

Fruits, veggies shipped to northern Arizona tribes, Maryland street vendors deliver frozen chickens to residents, and more         [Author: USA TODAY]
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United States: Protecting Your Business From COVID-19 Class Action Lawsuits - Foley & Lardner

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the landscape for private and public businesses in almost every industry, impacting day-to-day operations as well as longstanding obligations to businesses and consumers alike.
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Cities And States Request $1 Trillion In Coronavirus Aid, Says Pelosi

To support front-line workers, Pelosi said, make sure they don't lose jobs to budget cuts.
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Pelosi: Cities And States Request $1 Trillion In Coronavirus Aid

To support front-line workers, Pelosi said, make sure they don't lose jobs to budget cuts.
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Canada: "New NAFTA" To Take Effect July 1, 2020: USA Completes Domestic Ratification Of CUSMA - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Posted in Uncategorized Canada, the United States, and Mexico have each completed the domestic processes necessary to bring the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA, also known as USMCA or New NAFTA) into effect.
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United States: AI And Algorithms: FTC Issues Guidance For Companies Amid Heightened Scrutiny - Cooley LLP

Even before the COVID-19 crisis, artificial intelligence and algorithms, particularly in the context of pricing, were a focus of the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division.
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Michigan Gov Issues New Emergency Orders After Legislature Refuses To Extend Them

Gov. Whitmer's orders extending coronavirus restrictions 28 more days come as conservatives demand a reopening.
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Michigan Governor Issues New Emergency Orders After Legislature Refuses To Extend Them

Gov. Whitmer's orders extending coronavirus restrictions 28 more days come as conservatives demand a reopening.
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Coronavirus: Seven million Afghan children risk hunger - report

The coronavirus outbreak poses a "perfect storm" for the war-ravaged country, warns Save the Children.
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United States: April 7, 2020 – Further Update On Paycheck Protection Program (The "PPP") Under The CARES Act - Womble Bond Dickinson

The SBA, in consultation with the Treasury Department, has issued as of April 7 additional Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on Paycheck Protection Program Loans (the "April 7 FAQ").
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A $30K Damien Hirst was cut up -- and the pieces are selling for seven times as much

New York art collective MSCHF purchased a Damien Hirst print for $30,000, before cutting out its 88 dots and selling them individually at huge profit.
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UK: Patent Infringement – Is There Any Room For Subjectivity? - Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP

In English law, the construction of patent claims has always been held to be a strictly objective exercise. The meaning of the wording of the claims is viewed through the eyes of the skilled person...
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United States: Workers' Compensation Claims During The Pandemic And Mitigating The Risk - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

While essential workers continue to make their way into the office amid the pandemic, many other Californians have been ordered to shelter in place.
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United States: Colorado Expands Coverage And Amount Of Leave Under Health Emergency Leave With Pay (HELP) Rules - Littler Mendelson

On April 27, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment amended its Health Emergency Leave with Pay (HELP) Rules, which require certain employers to provide employees paid sick leave for a covered COVID-19 reason.
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John Penney Tapped for Horse & Country TV Board

Equestrian sports network Horse & Country TV has tapped John Penney for its board of directors. Penney was previously executive VP of consumer development and strategic partnerships at 20th Century Fo, where he was responsible for new business initiatives and partnerships. Before that he was chief strategy officer of Lionsgate-owned network Starz and chairman of […]
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Report: NBA expects to need about 15,000 coronavirus tests to restart season amid pandemic

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has reportedly said he doesn't want to take tests out of the hands of those who need them.
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United States: President Signs PHASE 3.5 Of COVID-19 Response Package Into Law - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

The President signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 266).
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Canada: COVID-19: Further Updates To The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Announced - CCPartners

On March 27, 2020, the government of Canada announced that it will offer a wage subsidy of up to 75% for qualifying businesses, backdated to March 15, 2020.
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Watch the entire CNN coronavirus town hall

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta host a global town hall answering your questions about what the future holds for the fight against Covid-19.
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United States: New Proclamation Formalizes Temporary Ban On Entry For Certain Immigrants - Littler Mendelson

On April 22, 2020, the White House issued a Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak.
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United States: Employees Catch A (Meal) Break From The Oregon Supreme Court - Littler Mendelson

On April 23, 2020, the Oregon Supreme Court declined to review a ruling by the Oregon Court of Appeals in which employers were held to a standard of "strict liability" for failing to ensure that non-exempt employees take their full 30-minute meal breaks.
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‘Space Jam 2’ Title Revealed by LeBron James

Everybody get up, it’s time to slam now because “Space Jam 2” has an official title, thanks to NBA superstar LeBron James. On Thursday, the Lakers player posted a video of himself wearing a hat on his Instagram with the logo of “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” the apparent title of the Looney Tunes sequel. […]
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Coronavirus Australia live updates: Scott Morrison labels Twiggy Forrest’s comments on Covid-19 origin 'nonsense' – latest news

Sydney aged care home reports 13th coronavirus-related death as three more residents test positive, while Tasmania to lift north-west lockdown. Follow live• Sign up to get coronavirus updates delivered to your email every weekday evening • Download the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 4.30am BST A teenage girl has been charged after allegedly spitting in a Sydney railway station staffer’s face and saying “I have Covid” before the man and his co-worker were alleg...
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Kenny Chesney’s ‘Here and Now’: Album Review

Kenny Chesney can’t possibly have imagined the world in which we’d be listening to “Here and Now.” The country superstar’s 19th studio album was supposed to arrive two weeks into a stadium-and-amphitheater “Chillaxification Tour 2020” that would have kept parking lot parties going well into college football season. With its call-and-response chorus, opening track “We […]
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Press Note 3 of 2020: FDI policy and the expanding sphere of national security

By Sharngan India recently joined the list of countries that have placed restrictions on foreign investment to fend off predatory investments during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. It announced that investors from countries sharing a land border with it would henceforth have to invest only through the government approval route. India’s decision follows on the heels […] ...
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United States: OSHA Issues COVID-19 Guidance For Retail Employers - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Previously, OSHA released a Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19, with recommendations for protecting employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new COVID-19 Guidance for Retail Workers is among the first industry-specific guidance released by OSHA.
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Calaveras County Correctional Officer Arrested On Suspicion Of Domestic Violence

CALAVERAS COUNTY (CBS13) – A Calaveras County Correctional Officer was arrested Wednesday in connection with a domestic violence report regarding an incident that occurred in 2019, authorities said. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said Officer Ian Christensen is accused of committing domestic violence-related crimes while off duty against the victim who made the report. Christensen was arrested at around at 9 a.m. on Wednesday by deputies and an investigator with the Calaveras County Distr...
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United States: DoD Issues Class Deviation To Address Contractor Reimbursement For Paid Leave Required To Maintain A Mission-Ready Workforce During The COVID-19 Outbreak Pursuant To Section 3610 Of The CARES Act - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

To further assist the contractor community with the effects of the unprecedented Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) issued on April 8, 2020...
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