India activists held over citizenship law protest

Two women are among several activists who have been arrested since India's lockdown began in March.
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Virus traps poor foreign workers in deserted Maldives

Tens of thousands of impoverished foreign labourers have been left stranded and ostracised in one of the world's most densely packed cities as the tourist paradise of the Maldives battles coronavirus. Like Singapore, which recorded a large number of coronavirus cases among migrants living in tightly-packed dorms, the Maldives is heavily dependent on foreign labour. About half of the 150,000 people in the two square kilometres that make up the capital, Male, are workers from Bangladesh, India a...
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Army sergeant has sweet reunion with his military dog after 2 years apart

Deployed to missions in Iraq, Sicily, Jerusalem, and New York with his military dog Iskra, Army Sgt. Jake Ferkin was able to "see the world with his best friend."Now, they will be able to spend Iskra's retirement together, too.Iskra, a 10-year-old Czech Shepherd, was paired with Ferkin in 2016. She spent three months being trained to conduct patrols and sniff out explosives, and the pair served together for two years. They were separated in 2018, but now that Iskra is retired, she can live w...
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Coronavirus: New York Stock Exchange trading floor to reopen

The resumption of floor trading comes after a two-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Busch passes Cindric in OT to win Xfinity race at Charlotte

Kyle Busch normally celebrates his victories by climbing on top of his race car and bowing to the crowd. ''It kinda felt a little odd,'' Busch said. After a crash involving several cars sent the race into overtime, Cindric had a great restart in overtime and overtook Busch for the lead starting from the inside lane.
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EARLIER: White Woman Calls Cops On Black Man Over Dog Leash Dispute In Viral Footage

The man said he'd asked her to leash her dog.
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White Woman Calls Cops On Black Man Over Dog Leash Dispute In Viral Footage

The man said he'd asked her to leash her dog.
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United States: UK Tax Round Up - April 2020 - Proskauer Rose LLP

We have published a number of additional COVID-19 related Tax Talks blogs.
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United States: Preparing And Attending A Virtual Arbitration Hearing - Reed Smith

The question of whether COVID-19 would forever change the world as we know it remains to be answered.
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United States: HHS Provides Additional Guidance On Uninsured Funding And Application For The Remainder Of General Distribution Funds - Ropes & Gray LLP

Companies operating in China have been desperate for clarifications since the promulgation of the important but ambiguous PRC Cybersecurity Law in 2017
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United States: Accessing New Research Funding Opportunities During And After COVID-19 - Ropes & Gray LLP

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to strain research operations, the federal government is responding with flexibilities for funding applicants and awardees as well as with significant...
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United States: Illinois Final Modified Stay At Home Order Signed And Now Effective Until May 30, 2020 - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Synopsis: Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed a final modified stay at home order that is now effective May 1, 2020 through May 30, 2020
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United States: Where's The Meat? Interim Federal Guidance For Meat Plant Worker Safety - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

As every employer grappling with the global pandemic can attest, preventing and combatting occurrences of COVID-19 are paramount considerations.
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United States: Nota Bene Episode 79: Emerging From COVID-19 With Easy China Warehouse CEO Brian Miller - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

As countries across the globe grapple with the devastating impact of the coronavirus, we're specifically examining the effect on the global economy, chatting with Easy China Warehouse CEO
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Fox News’ Brit Hume Face-Mask Shames Joe Biden; Twitter Goes Bonkers

Apparently the cool factor trumps the nearly 100,000 dead in America from COVID-19.
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David Montgomery and Tarik Cohen ranked among worst backfields in NFL

The Bears' tandem of David Montgomery and Tarik Cohen was among the worst backfields in the league in this recent ranking of every team's running backs.
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United States: COVID-19: Will Shutdown Orders Excuse A Party's Failure To Perform Under A Retail Lease? - Shipman & Goodwin LLP

For most retailers, it has been a brutal spring. Barbershops, clothiers and myriad other businesses have been precluded under government order from selling their wares ...
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Andrew Wakefield uses coronavirus pandemic to push discredited anti-vaccine claims

Andrew Wakefield, the disgraced British former doctor, is using the coronavirus pandemic to promote his claims that vaccines are unsafe as he calls for widespread protests against their use in America. Since being struck off the British medical register over a discredited study suggesting a possible link between the MMR vaccine and autism, Mr Wakefield has become a prominent figure within America’s anti-vaccine movement. Now, with the outbreak of Covid-19 in the US, Mr Wakefield has been appeari...
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Canada: Opening Soon: Alberta Introduces Plans For Staged Economic Relaunch - Stikeman Elliott LLP

On April 30, 2020, Premier Jason Kenney outlined Alberta's plans to re-open the economy, following measures that had previously forced the closure of approximately 15%
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Canada: Ouverture Bientôt : L'Alberta Dévoile Ses Plans Pour La Relance Économique En Plusieurs Temps - Stikeman Elliott LLP

Le 30 avril 2020, le premier ministre Jason Kenney a présenté les plans de l'Alberta pour relancer l'économie, par suite des mesures qui avaient été prises pour forcer la fermeture
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Coronavirus live news: WHO drops hydroxychloroquine trial and warns of 'second peak' in pandemic

Mexico City records thousands more deaths than usual, amid doubt over official Covid-19 toll; UK PM’s senior adviser won’t apologise for lockdown breach; Iceland eases national alert; Follow the latest updatesWHO warns of “second peak” in areas where Covid-19 decliningWHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial for coronavirus amid safety fearsDominic Cummings refuses to resign or apologise for lockdown breachAustralia coronavirus - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 4.21am BST Watch: The World Heal...
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Hong Kong leader dismisses concerns over city's freedoms

Carrie Lam says a security law planned by China is a "responsible" move which won't infringe on rights.
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Hong Kong security law: Carrie Lam dismisses concerns over rights

Carrie Lam says a security law planned by China is a "responsible" move which won't infringe on rights.
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United States: Hearings In The Time Of COVID-19: Effective Representation While Remote - Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, effectively all hearings and oral arguments must be cancelled, rescheduled or conducted remotely.
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United States: Precedential No. 18: TTAB Upholds 2(b) Refusal Of "Civil Rights Trail" Logo Containing Simulation Of U.S. Flag - Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

In a rare decision under Section 2(b) of the Lanham Act, the Board affirmed a refusal to register the mark shown below, for tourism promotional services, ...
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Coronavirus: University freshers ‘robbed of experience’

Exploring the impact of the abrupt end to university for three first year students
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UK: Covid-19: What Should Charities And Social Enterprises Be Doing To Ensure Survival? - Wrigleys Solicitors

Back in 1815, a volcano erupted in Indonesia which sent clouds of ash into the air, blocking out the sun and leading to crop failure in many parts of the world.
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SpaceX announces it is all set for Wednesday’s historic mission

It also tweeted a teaser video highlighting the prestige of the launch site
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United States: Senators Announce Plans To Introduce COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act Of 2020 - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Today, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS), Majority Whip John Thune (R-SD), and Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) announced plans to soon...
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United Arab Emirates: COVID-19 Across the UAE - Daily Update (May 4, 2020) - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Contributions have poured into the World's Tallest Donation Box, shining 180,000 lights on 18 floors of Burj Khalifa within 24 hours.
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