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Political scientist's prediction model gives Trump a 91 percent chance of beating Biden in November

Helmut Norpoth called Trump's 2016 victory and predicts another White House win this year.
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Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto withdraws name from Biden's VP list

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D) on Thursday said she will not be former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate, as she wants to focus on helping her state get through the coronavirus pandemic.It was "an honor to be considered," said Cortez Masto, the first Latina elected to the Senate, "but I have decided to withdraw my name from consideration. Nevada's economy is one of the hardest hit by the current crisis and I will continue to focus on getting Nevadans the support they need t...
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'Harrowing' Shoalhaven zoo lion attack leaves zookeeper with serious injuries

The zoo employee, who is in her 30s, was reportedly in critical condition and was being treated by several ambulance crews A female zookeeper has been attacked by a lion at a zoo on the New South Wales south coast.Emergency services were called to Shoalhaven Zoo on Friday morning after reports the woman, in her mid 30s, suffered serious face and neck injuries in the attack, a NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said. Continue reading...
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Australia Sets Production Safety Guidelines for Post-Coronavirus Era

The Australian screen production industry has published “COVID-Safe Guidelines” to help get the industry back to work, making film and TV shows. Each production will need to draw up its own personalized COVID-safe production plan that identifies the specific control measures needed to mitigate the risks that the virus poses to its personnel, given each […]
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Results, point standings after Cup race at Charlotte

Chase Elliott follows up Tuesday's Truck Series win with his first Cup Series win of the season Thursday.
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United States: Paycheck Protection Program: Treasury Department Takes Action To Ensure Vulnerable Small Businesses Have Access To Loans - Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

On April 24, 2020, an additional $310 billion was added to the Paycheck Protection Program.
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Global report: Philippines opens up despite record cases, as outbreaks hit Asia

Manila’s 12 million residents to enjoy free movement as daily infections pass 500; Mumbai’s hospital close to collapse; South Korea records dozens more casesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Philippines president has announced plans to ease one of longest and toughest coronavirus lockdowns in the world despite the country seeing its biggest daily spike in cases since the pandemic began.The Philippines reported 539 infections on Thursday, its highest daily tally, bri...
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Cognac bottle, labelled one of world's oldest, sells for £118,000

The 258-year-old spirit is one of only three such bottles in existence today, an auction house says.
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United States: Who Foots The Bill? SEC Cracks Down On Operating Partner Reimbursement Disclosures - Proskauer Rose LLP

The SEC has been active in the private equity space recently after being relatively quiet for some time.
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India: How Will The Recent Amendment To IBC Impact The Rights Of Homebuyers? - Rajani Associates

Last month, while announcing relief packages for covid-19 pandemic, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman also announced that the threshold
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El Dorado County Deputies Searching For 3 People In Camp Creek

EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — The El Dorado County Sheriff’s office is looking for three people who went into the water at Happy Valley Road Cutoff Road and Mt. Aukum Road. Fire crews and CHP copter are all assisting in this operation. Deputies are searching in Camp Creek, which is part of the Cosumnes River system. A witness told CBS13 two of the missing people were trying to save a person who went into the water. The incident happened late Thursday afternoon. This is a developing story. Check bac...
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United States: Podcast: Preferred Equity Financings: Tools For Both Fund Sponsors And Investors - Ropes & Gray LLP

Hello, and thank you for joining us today on this Ropes & Gray podcast, the latest in our series of podcasts and webinars focused on topics of interest for asset managers and institutional investors.
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'We do not know where the police are': CNN's Sara Sidner

CNN's Sara Sidner and Josh Campbell report on the scene as protests erupt in Minneapolis over George Floyd's death while in police custody. The Minneapolis Police Department evacuated the 3rd Precinct of its staff, "in the interest of the safety of our personnel," according to a statement from John Elder, Director of the department's Office of Public Information. "Protesters forcibly entered the building and have ignited several fires."
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CNN's Sara Sidner: 'Zero' police presence as precinct burns

CNN's Sara Sidner and Josh Campbell report on the scene as protests erupt in Minneapolis over George Floyd's death while in police custody. The Minneapolis Police Department evacuated the 3rd Precinct of its staff, "in the interest of the safety of our personnel," according to a statement from John Elder, Director of the department's Office of Public Information. "Protesters forcibly entered the building and have ignited several fires."
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European Union: Podcast: COVID-19: European Regulatory Update For Asset Managers: 11 May 2020 - Ropes & Gray LLP

Welcome to the first Ropes & Gray European regulatory podcast for asset managers.
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United States: SEC Office Of Compliance Inspections And Examinations Issues Form CRS Risk Alert - Holland & Knight

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations issued an Examinations that Focus on Compliance with Form CRS Risk Alert on April 7, 2020.
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Virus misinformation fuels panic in Asia

False alerts about a man shot dead at a coronavirus checkpoint, old footage of a supermarket stampede in reports of panic buying, and a 2015 video of a police raid on a brothel recirculated with a misleading claim. A deluge of online misinformation and hoaxes during the coronavirus crisis is stoking fear and confusion across Asia, where violators of lockdown rules can face jail and hefty fines in some countries. AFP has produced more than 150 lockdown-related misinformation reports across the ...
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The ACLU sues Clearview AI, calling the tool an 'unprecedented violation' of privacy rights

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Clearview AI, the maker of a facial-recognition tool used by law enforcement agencies across the country.
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Canada: Intellectual Property (IP) Best Practices In The Time Of COVID-19 - Bereskin & Parr LLP

The global impact of COVID on the economy and every day life is spurring efforts to find solutions to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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Canada: COVID-19: Considerations For Organizations - May 2020 - Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

We have set up a COVID-19 working group to monitor developments and to assist our clients in accessing government measures that have been enacted in response to the pandemic.
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India: Force Majeure, Lockdown & Lease Rent: Delhi High Court Provides Clarity - Phoenix Legal

COVID-19 and the lockdown that followed this pandemic has not just created large-scale implications for businesses across the globe, but has also severely affected contractual relationships.
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Canada: Canada's Top Court Provides Crucial Guidance On The Conduct Of Insolvency Proceedings - Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

The Supreme Court of Canada delivered its reasons today in 9354-9186 Québec inc. v Callidus Capital Corp., 2020 SCC 10, after having unanimously allowed the appeals from the bench on January 9, 2020.
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Bafta TV Awards: Delayed ceremony to go ahead behind closed doors

Richard Ayoade is set to host the socially-distanced show, which will be broadcast live on BBC One.
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Bafta TV Awards: Richard Ayoade to host socially-distanced delayed ceremony

The socially-distanced show will be broadcast as-live on BBC One at the end of July.
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Canada: What's Happening In Shareholder Activism In Canada? - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Many pundits have attempted to predict the impact of COVID-19 on shareholder activism.
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Malta: Lifting Of Legal And Judicial Times' Suspension In Relation To Promise Of Sale Agreements - GANADO Advocates

Legal Notice 207 of 2020 entitled the Suspension of Legal Times relating to Promise of Sale Agreements, Notarial and other related matters.
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United States: Broker-Dealer Settles FINRA Charges For Suitability And "Marking The Close" Supervision Failures - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Broker-Dealer Settles FINRA Charges for Suitability and "Marking the Close" Supervision Failures.
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Coronavirus live news Australia: PM Scott Morrison to provide Covid-19 update after first national cabinet meeting in two weeks

Up to 20 people will be allowed to gather at weddings and up to 50 at funerals in New South Wales from Monday, while in Victoria working from home now a ‘formal direction’. Follow updates liveNSW restrictions on weddings and funerals relaxedVictorians told to continue working from homeFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsSign up for Guardian Australia’s morning mail email 4.16am BST There we go - 1.45pmIt’s in the m...
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European Union: COVID-19 Response To European Air Travel - Mamo TCV Advocates

Eurocontrol's summary concerning air travel in Europe details the COVID-19 response of the major European countries, and how the preventative measures have affected the main European airlines.
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