DC mayor says using tear gas on protesters outside White House before curfew is 'shameful'

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser called it "shameful" that police used tear gas to clear the way for the president to walk to St. John's Church.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hong Kong leader accuses US of 'double standards' over protests

Hong Kong's leader accused the United States on Tuesday of applying "double standards" in its response to violent protests as she warned Washington's plan to place trade restrictions on the financial hub would "only hurt themselves". Semi-autonomous Hong Kong has been rocked by months of huge and often violent pro-democracy protests over the past year, which riot police have stamped out with more than 9,000 arrests. Washington has been critical of Hong Kong's response to the demonstrations wit...
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The Soviet Union Pioneered Airborne Assault—But...

Missions were small in scale, tactical in nature, and for most soldiers it was a one-way trip.
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Iowa voters oust Rep. King, shunned for insensitive remarks

Republicans in northwest Iowa ousted Rep. Steve King in Tuesday’s primary, deciding they’ve had enough of the conservative lightning rod known for making incendiary comments about immigrants and white supremacy throughout his nearly two decades in Congress. The nine-term congressman, shunned by his party leadership in Washington and many of his longtime supporters at home, lost to well-funded state Sen. Randy Feenstra in a five-way GOP primary. The challengers argued that King’s loss of clout,...
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Protesters Dispersed With Tear Gas So Trump Could Pose at Church

“He did not pray,” said Mariann E. Budde, the Episcopal bishop of Washington. “He did not mention George Floyd, he did not mention the agony of people who have been subjected to this kind of horrific expression of racism and white supremacy for hundreds of years.”
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‘Revolting’: Trump Receives Holy Hell On Twitter For Using Bible As Photo-Op Prop

Police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse peaceful protesters so he could have his picture taken at a church.
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‘Revolting’: Trump Gets Holy Hell On Twitter For Using Bible As Photo-Op Prop

Police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse peaceful protesters so he could have his picture taken at a church.
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Activision postpones new seasons of Call of Duty Warfare and Warzone

The new season of Call of Duty Mobile also delayed
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As protests erupted for a seventh day, looting continues in New York and tear gas is used on protesters in Dallas

Protests in photos | Thousands around the world protest
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Sacramento Salon Reopening Derailed By Vandals

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Sacramento salon set to reopen Tuesday may not after it was vandalized and ransacked Sunday night. Missy O’Daniel is the owner of Allure Salon and Spa on 16th Street. She’s been a business owner in Sacramento for 23 years.    “I love this city I’m proud of this city, but what’s happened the past three days is appalling,” O’Daniel said.  Closed since March 10, the salon was scheduled to reopen on Tuesday. O’Daniel said she had just installed plexiglass shields hanging ...
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United States: Washington State Becomes Next To Mandate Gender Diversity On Boards - Shearman & Sterling LLP

Pursuant to the recently-amended Washington Business Corporation Act (WBCA), effective June 11, 2020, corporations subject to the WBCA that are public companies
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Tucker Carlson, Anderson Cooper Deliver Starkly Different Messages

In a sign of partisan divide, his monologue came as Anderson Cooper of CNN criticized Mr. Trump for calling protesters “thugs.”
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China: Overview On Intellectual Property Protection Notes In China During The COVID-19 Outbreak - Gowling WLG

COVID-19 has swept across the globe causing massive disruption to businesses everywhere. While the impact of COVID-19 on other parts of the world continues to increase, China's economic...
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Noah Gragson on incident with Justin Allgaier: 'He probably owes me one'

Noah Gragson isn't in the business of wrecking teammates for victories, but he's also not going to let a chance at victory slip away without a fight. Gragson was in the second position lined up alongside JR Motorsports teammate Justin Allgaier for a restart with seven laps remaining in the scheduled distance of Monday night's […]
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United States: Leases And Bankruptcy In A Time Of Coronavirus - Ward and Smith, P.A.

Many businesses in bankruptcy or heading that way – particularly retail establishments – face an uncertain future as states and cities move from closures to phased re-openings.
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The curious case of parallel legislature in the regulation of Aarogya Setu

By Raghav Ahooja The Central Government of India had released guidelines on May 1 under the Disaster Management Act, 2005 directing local authorities and district magistrates to ensure that all residents in Containment zones downloaded Aarogya Setu, and making employers, both in public and private sector, responsible for ensuring that their employees, also downloaded the […] ...
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Australia: Mission Possible: Save Big $$$ On Data Storage And Redundant Legacy Systems While Achieving Better Privacy Compliance - Mills Oakley

Some parts of your organisation may want to know if they can collect more and more data and hold it for longer.
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Canada: The Long Road To Justice: Plaintiffs Win Common Issues Trial In Institutional Abuse Case - Bennett Jones LLP

A class action with a long and complex history has resulted in the plaintiffs achieving complete success at the common issues trial.
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Worldwide: Caroline Baker Comments On Foreign Investment Into South-East Asia In Financial Times - Vistra

There has been a gradual shift in foreign investment within the Asia-Pacific region from China to South-East Asia in the past decade.
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Canada: Alberta's Site Rehabilitation Program Enters Period 2 - Bennett Jones LLP

As Alberta Energy processes those applications for grants of up to $30,000 per activity, per site, new details are being released on the implementation of the second increment of funding.
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Canada: What Happens If A Family Member Is Sick And Does Not Have A Will? - Clark Wilson LLP

When a family member becomes sick, it is common for the minds of their loved ones to turn to the person's estate plan, and particularly whether the person has a will.
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Canada: Canada's CIHR Called On To Step-Up To Fund Basic & Applied Health Research – New Knowledge & IP Is Essential - Bereskin & Parr LLP

CIHR has shown leadership in COVID-19 health research, for example, through launching special, rapid response grant funding for COVID-19 research in February and April 2020.
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UK: Part One: Introduction To The World Trade Organization (Video) - Gowling WLG

This is the first webinar in our series on the World Trade Organization (WTO) and Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), which aims to introduce participants to the WTO and the key legal...
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Lea Michele Accused of Making ‘Glee’ a ‘Living Hell’ for Co-Star Samantha Marie Ware

“Glee” actor Samantha Ware accused her former co-star Lea Michele of making the show a “living hell” due to “traumatic microaggressions.” On Monday night, Ware responded to a tweet from Michele, who had posted a message against the death of George Floyd with the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter. “George Floyd did not deserve this. This was not […]
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Canada: Details Announced On The Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

The Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program (the CECRA) will provide a 75 per cent reduction to the monthly gross rent of eligible businesses who are experiencing hardship due to COVID-19.
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UK: Key Points For Employers In The UK Government's COVID-19 Recovery Strategy - Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

On 11 May 2020 the Government published "Our Plan to Rebuild: the UK Government's COVID-19 Recovery Strategy" (the Recovery Strategy).
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Oman: Omani Employer's Right To Organize Work In Light Of COVID-19 - BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

The Coronavirus pandemic currently facing the world has led governments to impose precautionary measures to curb its spread. The Government of the Sultanate of Oman...
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Australia: FACT SHEET: Setting up a cryptocurrency (Virtual Asset) exchange checklist - Holley Nethercote commercial & financial services lawyers

Before you set up a cryptocurrency exchange, you must first determine the structure of your cryptocurrency exchange.
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United States: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act In The Age Of COVID-19 - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

2020 FCPA Enforcement Actions Suggest Industries Hit Hardest by Coronavirus May Face Increased Risk of Exposure to Anti-Corruption Enforcement.
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