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US-China war of words clouds WHO meet focused on pandemic

As the World Health Organization prepares to host its main annual meeting next week, fears abound that US-China tensions could hamper the strong action needed to address the COVID-19 crisis. The UN health agency, which for months has been consumed by the towering task of trying to coordinate a global response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, will for the first time invite health ministers and other dignitaries to participate virtually in its annual meet. The World Health Assembly, which has ...
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The 31 best appliances to buy on sale for Memorial Day

Get Memorial Day appliance deals from some of the best brands we've ever tested, including  LG, Whirlpool, GE, and more this Memorial Day.         [Author: Reviewed.com]
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Alarm in Germany as 'corona demos' take off

From anger over lockdown measures to a purported vaccine plan by Bill Gates: a growing wave of demonstrations in Germany by conspiracy theorists, extremists and anti-vaxxers has alarmed even Chancellor Angela Merkel. Initially starting as a handful of protesters decrying tough restrictions on public life to halt transmission of the coronavirus, the protests have swelled in recent weeks to gatherings of thousands in major German cities. The growing demonstrations have sparked comparison to the ...
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Devin D. Thorpe, Author & Utah 3rd Congressional District Democrat Nominee 2020

Devin D. Thorpe, Author & Utah 3rd Congressional District Democrat Nominee 2020 Devinthorpe.com Amazon Link The post The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Devin D. Thorpe, Author & Utah 3rd Congressional District Democrat Nominee 2020 appeared first on The Chris Voss Show.
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Breaking down Raiders' eight 2020 NFL undrafted free-agent signings

Can one of these eight players crack the Raiders' 53-man roster?
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Canada: Acts Of God - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

This episode explores a topic of interest to everyone, not only lawyers, and although it may contain legal information, it does not provide legal advice.
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Roob's never-too-early 2020 Eagles predictions

From Jalen Hurts making an impact as a runner to a career-best year for Brandon Graham, Reuben Frank makes his never-too-early predictions for the 2020 Eagles.
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Canada: Inside The Cabinet Room - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

This episode explores a topic of interest to everyone, not only lawyers, and although it may contain legal information, it does not provide legal advice.
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Explosion Of Excitement As Folsom Lake Reopens Boat Launches, Parking And More

FOLSOM (CBS13) — Folsom Lake State Park is back up and running with safety modifications, giving neighbors a new place to go this weekend.  As part of the state’s phase 2 reopening plan, rangers are allowing parking and are opening the boat launches. People have been waiting to take a swim and lay out on the beach for weeks now. The gates now open at six major park entrances including Nimbus Flat, Beals Point, and Granite Bay. “Oh my gosh. I woke up this morning and I’m like, are you kidding!”...
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Canada: Introducing Law In The Time Of COVID-19 - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Adam Goldenberg talks to Dave Leonard, Chief Executive Officer and Partner at McCarthy Tétrault and introduces listeners to our podcast, Law in the Time of COVID-19.
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Golfers stumble on perfect invention for coronavirus era

At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is decimating the economy, the inventors of a new golf ball retrieval contraption are raking in business. 
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European Union: Asset Management And Investment Funds Legal And Regulatory Update April 2020 - Arthur Cox

In this issue we consider ESMA's final guidance on performance fees in UCITS and retail AIFs, the recently enacted Shareholders' Rights Regulations and the Central Bank's extension of certain...
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Australia: Are listed entities expected to predict the unpredictable? Continuous disclosure obligations during COVID-19 - Cooper Grace Ward

This ASX update assists listed entities to navigate challenges posed by the pandemic, including continuous disclosure.
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State Department inspector general becomes the latest watchdog fired by Trump

President Donald Trump on Friday fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, the latest in a series of dismissals of independent government watchdogs that have come in the wake of the President's acquittal on articles of impeachment earlier this year.
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Australia: Some COVID-19 restrictions are easing, although other public health orders remain - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Legislative changes will allow NSW to fire up the economy from COVID-19, and will allow more personal freedoms.
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Coronavirus: Italy to lift travel restrictions as lockdown eases

The government will allow travel to and from the country as of 3 June, as it eases its lockdown.
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UK: Cryptocurrencies – Onwards To The Next Frontier? - Reed Smith (Worldwide)

In January 2020, the Commercial Court held in AA v. Person Unknown [2019] EWHC 2556 (Comm) that a cryptocurrency such as bitcoin is a form of property capable of forming the subject...
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Brick & Mortar Chixculub

"U.S. retail sales and factory output registered the steepest declines on record in April, illustrating a recession so deep that it will likely take years to fully recover. Revenue at retailers and restaurants fell 16.4% from the prior month, almost double the 8.3% drop in March which was previously the worst in data back to 1992, according to a Commerce Department report released Friday. That compared with the median projection for a 12% decline. A separate report from the Federal Reserve showe...
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Lawyers: Witnesses say Baker, Dunbar didn't commit robbery

Lawyers for Deandre Baker and Quinton Dunbar said Friday that witnesses signed affidavits maintaining that the two NFL players took no part in an alleged armed robbery on Wednesday night in Miramar, Fla. Arrest warrants were issued Thursday for Dunbar, a cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks, and Baker, a cornerback for the New York Giants. Baker, 22, faces four counts of armed robbery with a firearm and four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm.
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Texas Supreme Court halts counties from issuing mail-in ballots to voters afraid of virus

The Texas Supreme Court issued a stay Friday evening to keep county election officials from allowing voters who are afraid of catching coronavirus to vote by mail.
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A Note From New Zealand

TPM Reader CE checks in from New Zealand … Just read your latest and was astounded to see that Slovenia has declared an end to their Covid epidemic. I’m not sure what sort of epidemeologists are advising their government, but at least from an animal health point of view I would never call that an “end” or “eradication”. They’re certainly in the elimination phase, but… Slovenia may have below 7 cases per day for two weeks, but their recovery percentage, which is a quick way of determining th...
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Canada: Eligible High-Revenue Employers In Need Of Significant Funds To Weather The COVID-19 Storm Can Soon Apply For Emergency Financing - Littler - Canada

LEEFF is not intended to be used to resolve insolvencies or restructure firms, nor will it be provided to companies capable of managing through the crisis.
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United States: Litigating With The Lawyerless … It's Still Happening - Butler Snow LLP

The continuing challenge for the practitioner is to effectively advocate for the represented client, without appearing to be unfair or unreasonable, while guiding the court to avoid any temptation to "cut corners"...
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Australia: Electronic signatures and virtual meetings temporarily allowed under Federal Government determination - Cooper Grace Ward

This determination allows electronic signatures and virtual meetings to enable business continuity during the pandemic.
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Return to live racing at Santa Anita is big hit with bettors

In the first live racing at Santa Anita in nearly two months, the card pulled in $11,207,076 in wagering compared with $3,944,391 on March 20, the last Friday there was racing.
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READ: Trump announces he's firing the State Department inspector general

President Donald Trump on Friday fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, the latest in a series of dismissals of independent government watchdogs that have come in the wake of the President's acquittal on articles of impeachment earlier this year.
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Canada: Mandatory Naming, Greater Penalties And Clarified Objectives: The New FCAC Provisions - Torys LLP

Amendments to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act (FCAC Act) and to the Bank Act—introduced to strengthen the role and increase the powers of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada...
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Samuel L. Jackson, Ciara, Common and others send messages of hope to underserved communities hit by coronavirus

Celebrities including Samuel L. Jackson, Ciara, Common, Toni Braxton and others came together this week to express messages of hope for minority communities in the US which have been hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Samuel L. Jackson, Ciara, Common and others send message underserved communities

Celebrities including Samuel L. Jackson, Ciara, Common, Toni Braxton and others came together this week to express messages of hope for minority communities in the US which have been hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: News, US, Stories, Samuel L Jackson Ciara Common, Samuel L Jackson Ciara Common Toni Braxton



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