Top US health official contradicts Donald Trump's claim coronavirus was made in a Chinese lab

Top US health official Anthony Fauci has said that there is no scientific evidence to support claims by Donald Trump that the new coronavirus originated in a Chinese lab. Dr Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has been one of the leading medical experts helping to guide the US response to the highly contagious virus that has swept across the country. Dr Fauci contradicted claims made by the US president that the global coronavirus pandemic started in a l...
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New Zealand PM: No open borders for 'a long time'

But the NZ PM said "a safe zone of travel" between Australia and her country may be possible.
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Does virus crisis stoke case for united Ireland?

Ireland's coronavirus crisis is often described as an "all-island" emergency, shared with the British territory of Northern Ireland -- a sign, some say, that the pandemic has bolstered the long-fraught case for unification. "It knows no borders and we are all in this together," Irish Health Minister Simon Harris said as the contagion took hold last month. In the decades-long debate over the destiny of Northern Ireland, his comments may be seen as freighted with particular meaning.
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Australia: Full or partial remittal? That is the question. - HBA Legal

Article considers full or partial remittal in psychological injury case.
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Eats leaves, licks trees: how koalas get enough water to live

Study solves lingering mystery of how Australian marsupials stay hydratedScientists have solved a lingering mystery about koala behaviour: how they consume enough water to live.A new study describes koala drinking behaviour in the wild for the first time, finding that they lick water running down the smooth surface of tree trunks during rainfall – a phenomenon called “stemflow” – and do not rely merely on the water content of the leaves that make up their diet. Continue reading...
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United States: OCIE Issues Risk Alert In Connection With Upcoming Deadline For New Form CRS - Proskauer Rose LLP

On April 7, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE)...
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New Zealand PM: No open borders for 'a long time'

But the NZ PM said "a safe zone of travel" between Australia and her country may be possible.
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‘Tiger King’s’ John Finlay Makes Voiceover Debut in Emergency Kit Commercial

John Finlay has landed his first post-“Tiger King” role. The former zoo employee and Netflix star lends his voice to a commercial for an emergency preparedness brand called Judy. The company has a limited edition “Tiger Safe” emergency kit that cashes in on the “Tiger King” phenomenon — without mentioning its name — with a […]
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GOP Lawmaker Opposes Coronavirus Face Masks Because They Cover ‘The Image Of God’

Nino Vitale says he won't wear a mask because the face is the "image and likeness of God."
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GOP Lawmaker Opposes Face Masks Because They Cover ‘The Image Of God’

Nino Vitale says he won't wear a mask because the face is the "image and likeness of God."
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Draft FEMA Report Predicts 200,000 COVID-19 Cases, 3,000 Deaths Daily By June 1

The White House dismisses the report, saying it hasn't been examined by the coronavirus task force.
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Shocking Draft FEMA Report Sees 200,000 COVID-19 Cases, 3,000 Deaths Daily By June 1

White House dismisses the report, saying it hasn't been examined by the coronavirus task force.
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Bitter rivalries are a relic of the NBA's past

It's fun to hypothetically put superstars like Kobe and Jordan against each other, but the fact of the matter is that the days of players despising one another are long gone.
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US family 'murdered shop guard for enforcing mask policy'

A Michigan store guard is shot in the back of the head after confronting a customer who had no mask.
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Hong Kong's mental health had already been battered by the protests. Then came the coronavirus

In Hong Kong, the coronavirus pandemic dealt a second blow to a population already devastated by six months of protests -- and experts warn it could create a mental health crisis.
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United States: Hair Of The Dog? Squeaker Toy Is Expressive Work - McDermott Will & Emery

Addressing whether a dog toy meant to humorously evoke a bottle of whiskey was entitled to First Amendment protection, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the toy was a protectable expressive work.
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Hannity Pleads With Anti-Lockdown Protesters He Praised: Please, No Rifles

In back-to-back segments on Monday night, Fox News star Sean Hannity—who has repeatedly cheered on anti-shutdown protests against coronavirus stay-at-home orders—pleaded with demonstrators to keep their rifles and tactical gear at home.Hundreds of protesters, many armed with long guns, swarmed Michigan’s Capitol building last Thursday to rail against the state’s continued shelter-in-place orders amid the pandemic. Images of gun-toting protesters storming and crowding the state house sparked bip...
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United States: Supreme Court Decision Addresses Long Standing Issue On Recovery Of Infringers' Profits In Trademark Cases - Pryor Cashman LLP

Last week, in Romag Fasteners, Inc. v. Fossil Group, Inc., Docket 18-1233, Slip Op. (U.S. April 23, 2020), the Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision holding that proof of willfulness was not a necessary precondition...
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United States: Main Street Lending Program: Initial Guidance - Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the Federal Reserve received authority to set up...
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United States: TTABlog Test: Which One Of These Three Section 2(d) Refusals Was Reversed? - Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

A TTAB Administrative Trademark Judge once said to me that one can predict the outcome of a Section 2(d) appeal 95% of the time just by looking at the marks and the involved goods or services.
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United States: CMS Recommendations On Reopening Facilities To Provide Non-Emergent, In-Person Health Care - Ropes & Gray LLP

On April 19, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") released new guidance in connection with President Trump's push to reopen the economy.
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ESPN's Michael Wilbon apologizes to Isiah Thomas over Dream Team comments: 'I'm dead wrong'

"I'm dead wrong to say nine members of the Dream Team objected to Isiah being on the '92 Olympic team."
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Tribute: Don Shula, winningest coach in NFL history, led Miami Dolphins to league's only unbeaten season

NFL legend Don Shula stressed a work ethic, respect and integrity in a way that grabbed Dolphins like Larry Csonka and Dan Marino by the collar.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Vietnam: Vietnam's Renewable Energy Industry Amid COVID-19: Facts, Force Majeure And (Patchy) Government Support - Duane Morris LLP

Vietnam's renewable energy development over the past three or so years can variously be described as frenetic, chaotic and heartening.
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2020 NFL schedule: A look at the regular season home-and-away opponents for all 32 teams

Who's your favorite NFL team playing against in 2020? Find out here
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Ukraine: International Crimes And Domestic Criminal Law - Sayenko Kharenko

International crime is a negative social phenomenon detrimental to the development and national security of individual states.
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Mexico's fragile health system running out of room for coronavirus patients

The coronavirus pandemic is threatening Mexico's fragile public health infrastructure.
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United States: Massachusetts Department Of Unemployment Assistance Announces Implementation Of CARES Act And Pandemic Unemployment Assistance - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

On Monday, the Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance ("DUA") announced that the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance guaranteed under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act") would become available for gig economy workers.
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India: COVID-19 - Key Issues Faced In The Technology Sector - Trilegal

Ever since the World Health Organization declared novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as a pandemic on 11 March 2020, various countries, including India are on high alert to contain the spread of...
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Chris Christie says economy must be saved, since 'there are going to be deaths no matter what'

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is joining the chorus of politicians who think the economy should be the country's top coronavirus priority, rather than saving as many lives as possible.More than 68,000 Americans have died of COVID-19, and the Trump administration has reportedly adjusted its estimates and is forecasting the U.S. daily death toll will reach 3,000 by June 1.During an appearance on CNN host Dana Bash's Daily DC podcast, Christie said states have to start relaxing ...
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