So long, standardized testing: University of California regents unanimously vote to drop SAT and ACT admissions requirements

The University of California's Board of Regents unanimously voted to suspend SAT and ACT testing requirements for freshman applicants through 2024.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Biden Camp Limits Journalist Access To High-Dollar Wall Street Fundraising Call

A pool reporter said the move went against tradition and countered the former vice president's pledge of transparency.
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How LeBron's son could change NCAA hoops model

At 15, LeBron James Jr. and Mikey Williams are already the most famous high school players in the nation, and new NCAA rules will let them profit off that popularity.
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How Bronny James, Mikey Williams emerged as faces of basketball’s next generation

While the NCAA fiddles with its legislation, future hoops stars are amassing jaw-dropping social audiences. Mikey Williams and LeBron James Jr. could be the breaking point in the collegiate basketball model.
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Turlock Police Investigating Fatal Shooting On Cherry Blossom Lane

TURLOCK (CBS13) — Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead early Wednesday morning in Turlock. According to police, callers reported the shooting in the 4300 block of Cherry Blossom Lane around 1 a.m. Officers found a Hispanic male adult with at least one fatal gunshot wound at the scene. They say the suspects had left before officers arrived. Police are investigating the shooting and working to identify the victim. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the T...
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NPC: China to present HK 'sedition' law at parliament

Pro-democracy activists fear Beijing pushing through a new law could be "the end of Hong Kong".
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CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta speak w...

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta speak with University of Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins about the effects the Covid-19 pandemic is having on college students and their universities.
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United States: Essential Employers: What Does Connecticut's Reopening Plan Mean For You? - Littler Mendelson

As some Connecticut businesses prepare to reopen on May 20, how will state "reopening" rules affect the essential businesses that have been operating all along?
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Canada: 11 Governance Considerations For Startup Boards Of Directors During COVID-19 - Torys LLP

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, directors and management teams of startup companies are faced with important decisions that could impact the long-term success of their companies.
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United States: IRS Provides Relief For Nonresident Aliens And Foreign Businesses Impacted By COVID-19 Travel Disruptions - Dickinson Wright PLLC

On April 21, 2020, the IRS issued FAQs providing relief from the U.S. income tax on U.S. trade or business income to certain nonresident aliens and foreign corporations.
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Reinforcements sent to California border hospital hit by coronavirus surge

Emergency medical reinforcements began work on Thursday at a small Southern California hospital straining to cope with a recent surge in coronavirus patients, some of them turned away from overwhelmed hospitals across the border in Mexico. A group of a dozen registered nurses, a respiratory therapist and three physicians was sent by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, joining a separate contingent of seven nurses from the California Department of Public Health. The teams were at ...
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Turkey: COVID-19 Döneminde Nakit Yönetimi: Türk Şirketler Için Alternatif Finansman Yöntemleri - Esin Attorney Partnership

COVID-19, tüm dünyada olduğu gibi ülkemizde de etkisini göstermektedir ve şirketlerin gündemindeki en önemli konu haline gelmiştir.
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AP source: NHLPA board voting on playoff format to return

The NHL Players' Association's executive board is voting on a 24-team playoff proposal as the return to play format, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the vote was still ongoing. Results of the vote could be in as soon as Friday night.Even if the executive board votes to approve the format, it doesn't yet seal the deal for the NHL season resuming. The league and players un...
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Boxing set to return with pair of fight cards in Las Vegas next month

“Our protocols will be much more stringent than UFC had in Florida."
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‘Tenet': What Exactly Is This Time Inversion Thing?

“Don’t try to understand it. Feel it.” That’s what one of the characters from “Tenet” said at the end of the film’s first trailer back in December. And I think the same advice probably applies to the second trailer for the Christopher Nolan film, which dropped in “Fortnite” on Thursday night.This new trailer does give us some new info, with folks saying things like “time travel” and “reversing the flow of time.” We got the news that Kenneth Branagh’s character can “communicate with the future.” ...
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Australia: AFCA (Australian Financial Complaints Authority) – So what is fair? - Holley Nethercote commercial & financial services lawyers

Until the threats of COVID-19 pass, we are unlikely to have insight into AFCA's "proposed framework and fairness tool".
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Turkey: Cash Management In The COVID-19 Era: Alternative Financing Options For Turkish Businesses - Esin Attorney Partnership

COVID-19's impact on Turkey, like everywhere else worldwide, has become the most important issue on companies' agendas.
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China: JV Compliance Issues During The Transition Period Under The New FIL - Llinks Law Offices

On 1 January 2020, the Foreign Investment Law of the People's Republic of China ("FIL") came into force.
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Beyond Connectivity: Networks of Care — by APC, Rhizomatica

The online symposium on the value of Internet Openness at the time of COVID-19 is a joint outcome of the Internet Governance Forum coalition on Net Neutrality and Community Connectivity. This is the tenth article in the series. Read all the articles in the symposium here. By APC, Rhizomatica Near the end of 2019, the […] ...
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PSA: Nike Has a Few Celeb-Loved Air Jordan Sneakers Left — and Some Are on Sale

A-listers like Kylie Jenner, Cindy Crawford, and Rihanna all have the timeless sneakers
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Nikon’s flagship and very pricey D6 camera finally starts shipping

Now professional sports photographers just need an event where they can use it
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Edited Transcript of BLDR earnings conference call or presentation 1-May-20 2:00pm GMT

Q1 2020 Builders FirstSource Inc Earnings Call
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Deputies Arrest Man On Suspicion Of Possessing Child Porn In Lathrop

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — A Lathrop man was arrested Tuesday after detectives received a tip about someone uploading child pornography in the area. The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s office said 31-year-old Cristobal Medina was arrested and booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on possession of child pornography charges. According to the sheriff’s office. a detective received the tip through the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. That prompted an investigation that led them t...
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Edited Transcript of LYB earnings conference call or presentation 1-May-20 3:00pm GMT

Q1 2020 LyondellBasell Industries NV Earnings Call
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Edited Transcript of NEM earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-20 1:00pm GMT

Q1 2020 Newmont Corporation Earnings Call
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Guatemala president scolds U.S. for deporting migrants with coronavirus

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei criticized the United States on Thursday for sending back migrants infected with the novel coronavirus to his Central American country and straining its weak health system. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, and Giammattei's attempts to curb deportation flights from the United States, the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has been sending Guatemalan migrants back to their home country.
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