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Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be charged

The mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday for criminal charges against the white police officer seen on video kneeling against the neck of a handcuffed black man who complained that he could not breathe and died in police custody. Based on the video, Mayor Jacob Frey said officer Derek Chauvin should be charged in the death of George Floyd. The officer does not move for at least eight minutes, even after Floyd stops speaking and moving.
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Swift firings for Minneapolis officers in death of black man

To the general public, the video of a white police officer pressing his knee into the neck of a shirtless black man prone on the street, crying out for help until he finally stopped moving, was horrifying. Four officers were fired a day after George Floyd's death, a stunning and swift move by the Minneapolis chief with the mayor's full backing. The officers were dismissed soon after a bystander’s video taken outside a south Minneapolis grocery store Monday night showed an officer kneeling on t...
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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Cummings row

The PM will be questioned by the Liaison Committee as critics call for his chief adviser to resign.
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Johnson to face senior MPs amid aide row

The PM will be questioned by the Liaison Committee as critics call for his chief adviser to resign.
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DUI Suspect Arrested After Hit-And-Run Crash In Woodland

WOODLAND (CBS13) — A Woodland man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after reportedly driving under the influence and crashing into two cars. Woodland police said the hit-and-run crash happened around 1:17 p.m. at the intersection of E. Main Street and East Street. An officer witnessed the crash and pursued the suspect vehicle after it took off from the scene. The suspect was stopped near Third Street and Lincoln Avenue and found to be under the influence, police said. He was identified as 41-year-o...
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Elliott ends Busch's win streak, collects $100,000 bounty

Chase Elliott gained a measure of revenge against Kyle Busch on Tuesday night - and then let him know about it. Elliott snapped Busch’s seven-race Truck Series winning streak and collected a $100,000 bounty at Charlotte Motor Speedway before imitating Busch's victory celebration after the race by bowing to the camera. “Hopefully nobody gets their feelings hurt over it,” Elliott chuckled.
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Conservative Commentator Rips ‘Weak, Insecure Coward’ Trump In Blistering Column

S.E. Cupp slams the president for "picking on the dead and harassing their surviving family members."
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Why we're rocketing men into space -- even in the middle of a pandemic

Maybe it will be mere nostalgia that brings people to their viewing screens on Wednesday or faint stirrings of faith in scientific possibility, writes Gene Seymour. So that instead of asking, "Why are we doing this?" we ask: "Well, if we can still do this, then why can't we cure this disease that's killing our people and our treasure?" Does anybody have a better idea?
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Why we're sending men into space during pandemic

So we're back to scanning the skies along Florida's northeast coast for clouds -- to see whether it's clear out enough that we can shoot a rocket into space with two people in it.
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The Finfans Podcast EP 109 Dolphin Rivalries A Historical Perspective

Kirk Marks and Louis Ragone join Michael Fink to give a historical perspective to Dolphin Rivalries. Let us know who we missed or how you perceive our perspectives. Thanks to Michael Tennant for the topic suggestion.   The post The Fin
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George Floyd Video Leads to Protests Against Minneapolis Police

“Being black in America should not be a death sentence,” the city’s mayor said as video of the arrest was widely shared.
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Giant kookaburra built by Australian man during lockdown: 'People adore it'

Farvardin Daliri built the 750kg sculpture, which laughs, to bring joy to the community An Australian man has used his time in lockdown to create a 750kg sculpture of a laughing kookaburra that he says will bring joy to the community in bleak times.Dr Farvardin Daliri, an academic and artist, debuted the huge bird this week on the streets of Brisbane, and will soon take it north to the Townsville Cultural Festival. Continue reading...
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Opinion: Mask and all, Biden crushes Trump

"He's a fool, an absolute fool," former Vice President Joe Biden said of President Donald Trump's refusal to wear a face mask. "Every doc in the world is saying you should wear a mask when you're in a crowd." Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, didn't raise his voice and smiled often. But he pulled no punches. "Presidents," he said, "are supposed to lead, not engage in folly and be falsely masculine."
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Newly released video shows a woman pushing her 9-year-old son into a canal, police say

Newly released video obtained by CNN network partner Univision shows the moment a Florida woman who's been arrested in the death of her 9-year-old son pushes him into a canal.
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United States: Fraud In The Time Of COVID-19: White Collar And Regulatory Enforcement Of The CARES Act - Arnold & Porter

To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Arnold & Porter has established a Coronavirus Task Force covering a wide range of issues and challenges.
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Salvadoran leader says he takes drug touted by Trump for coronavirus

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele said on Tuesday he takes hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug that U.S. President Donald Trump has promoted as a way to ward off the novel coronavirus, though experts have warned about its safety. Bukele told reporters that El Salvador was not promoting it anymore as a treatment, following the recommendation of the World Health Organization, though patients would still be able to take it as a preventative measure if they wished. "I use it as a prophylaxis,...
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United States: SEC Staff Issues FAQs Pertaining To Its Order Extending Certain Filing Deadlines - Arnold & Porter

On May 4, 2020, the staff of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance released four FAQs to address issues arising under its March 25, 2020 exemptive Order, which extended certain filing deadlines for companies impacted by COVID-19.
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Kayleigh McEnany: ‘Peculiar’ That Joe Biden Doesn’t Wear Mask In His Home

The White House press secretary seemed to think it strange that Biden doesn't wear the mask at home.
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Canada: Competition Bureau Releases Model Timing Agreement For Efficiencies Cases - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

On May 21, 2020, the Canadian Competition Bureau (Bureau) released the final version of its Model Timing Agreement for Merger Reviews involving Efficiencies (Model Timing Agreement).
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Japan to Expand Cyberbullying Laws Following Hana Kimura’s Death

Japan is considering stepping up its laws against cyberbullying. The moves follow the death on Saturday of Hana Kimura, a pro-wrestler and personality in the “Terrace House” reality TV show. “It’s necessary to properly implement procedures to disclose information on senders in order to curb online abuses and rescue victims,” said communications minister Sanae Takaichi […]
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Canada: COVID-19: Transformation Of Best Practices In The Food Industry - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

The food, beverage and agribusiness (FBA) sector has demonstrated resilience and creativity in the face of unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Canada: Competition Bureau Provides Guidance On Approach To Failing Firm Analysis - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

On April 29, 2020, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) released a statement outlining its approach to analyzing mergers that involve a "failing firm."
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Busch, Elliott react to ‘the bow’ at Charlotte

Kyle Busch and Chase Elliott react to Elliott's bow after winning the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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United States: What Massachusetts Businesses Need To Know About Masks In The Workplace - Bowditch & Dewey

The newest Massachusetts COVID-19 Executive Order requires all individuals over the age of 2 to wear a mask or cloth face covering in places that are open to the public, effective May 6, 2020
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United States: Price Gouging And Hoarding During COVID-19: Preparation And Compliance As Congress Seeks To Fill Gaps In State Laws - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Currently, a specific federal price gouging statute does not exist, placing enforcement primarily within the purview of the states.
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United States: California Department Of Fair Employment And Housing Combats Hate Crimes During The Coronavirus Pandemic - Ford & Harrison LLP

here have been reports of violence and harassment, particularly in the Asian-American community, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The California Fair Employment and Housing Act and Unruh Civil Rights Act...
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Guernsey: Guernsey Cash Box Structures - Carey Olsen

The unprecedented effects of coronavirus (COVID-19), and the consequential widespread travel restrictions and ‘stay-at-home'
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Trump Celebrates Major Layoffs at The Atlantic in ‘Fake News’ Twitter Rant

In a series of tweets slamming “fake news” on Tuesday night, President Trump celebrated the major layoffs at The Atlantic that were announced last week. “Great News: The boring but very nasty magazine, The Atlantic, is rapidly failing, going down the tubes, and has just been forced to announce it is laying off at least […]
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Worldwide: Cayman Grand Court Decision Reinforces Effective Cooperation In Cross-border Disputes - Carey Olsen

In the current economic climate, there is a pressing need for cross-jurisdictional co-operation when it comes to the Courts'
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California DA launches investigation into Tara Reade testimony

‘We are investigating whether Ms. McCabe gave false testimony under oath,’ said a Monterey County prosecutor.
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