New Trump admin proposal would make it harder for immigrants to claim asylum in U.S.

"The proposed rule is literally the kitchen sink of asylum bans and will end any notion of asylum that still remains," said an immigration lawyer.
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Protesters topple Jefferson Davis statue in Virginia capital

Protesters pulled down a century-old statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in the former capital of the Confederacy, adding it to the list of Old South monuments removed or damaged around the U.S. in the wake of George Floyd's death. The 8-foot (2.4-meter) bronze figure on Richmond’s grand Monument Avenue had been all but marked for removal by city leaders in a matter of months, but demonstrators took matters into their own hands Wednesday night, tying ropes around its legs and toppli...
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LeBron James and other athletes team up to form More Than A Vote

LeBron James announced the formation of More Than A Vote, a new voting rights organization to support African-Americans.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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China’s iQIYI Hires Netflix Executive Kuek Yu-Chuang For Asia Expansion Role

Chinese streaming giant iQIYI has hired Singaporean executive Kuek Yu-Chuang as VP of international business. He was previously MD for Asia Pacific at Netflix. Reporting to Yang Xianghua, iQIYI’s president of overseas business, Kuek will oversee strategic planning, market development and public affairs in company’s global expansion. Kuek studied at Peking University and later obtained […]
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United States: COVID-19: Restaurant Reopening Considerations - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Many states are beginning to modify stay-at-home orders to allow restaurants to resume dine-in operations. However, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, restaurants will need to modify their dine-in operations to protect the ...
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United States: Why I Resist Casual Friday And Other Thoughts On Diversity And Inclusion: A Black Partner's Perspective - Butler Snow LLP

I knew that I was going to be pulled over and that part of the encounter was entirely appropriate. I was speeding early one morning on a two-lane highway near my home when a highway patrolman passed me in a curve traveling in the opposite direction.
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George Floyd: US Soccer overturns ban on players kneeling

The decision comes after the NFL said players should be allowed to protest during the national anthem.
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As Coronavirus Infections Climb, Washington Moves On to Other Business

New cases are rising in almost half of the states. But in the capital, restless lawmakers and White House officials appear ready to focus on other subjects.
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All-Star outfielder Claudell Washington dies at age 65

Claudell Washington, a two-time All-Star outfielder who played 17 seasons in the majors after being called up as a teenager by the Oakland Athletics, has died. Washington died early Wednesday morning in the Bay Area according to his friend, A's scout and former major leaguer Shooty Babitt. Washington had been battling prostate cancer.
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Statues Linked To Racist Past Toppled And Vandalized Around The U.S.

Monuments honoring Confederate figures or Christopher Columbus have been vandalized, set on fire and thrown in lakes.
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Walmart Says It Will No Longer Lock Up African-American Beauty Products

The policy had been the subject of a racial discrimination lawsuit that was dropped last year, but the practice had come under renewed scrutiny.
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Australia: An eyewitness account of police violence after the Black Lives Matter rally - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Just before the protest was to commence, NSW Greens MLC announced that an appeal was successful and the rally was legal.
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Results, point standings after Martinsville night

Martin Truex Jr. won the Martinsville night race, Team Penske put all three of its cars in the top five and Bubba Wallace finished 11th.
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CrossFit founder: I don't mourn George Floyd

Hours before tweeting controversial statements about George Floyd on Saturday, former CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman made insensitive comments about race on a video call with affiliate gym owners.
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Natomas Restaurant Temporarily Closed After Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus

NATOMAS (CBS13) — The Nation’s Giant Hamburgers restaurant in Natomas has temporarily closed after an employee tested positive for coronavirus. In a Facebook post Wednesday, the restaurant chain said it closed the store on Truxel Road to allow all staff to get tested and have specialists do a deep cleaning. Nation’s said the employee who tested positive stayed home at the first signs of feeling sick and hasn’t been at work for over a week. The company does not believe there were any “meaningful ...
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Canada: Loot Boxes May Still Be Random, But Games That Offer Loot Boxes Will Be Clearly Labelled - Fasken

North America's video game rating organization, the Entertainment Software Ratings Board and Europe's equivalent entity, Pan European Game Information have issued new labeling requirements for video games.
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Canada: Beyond COVID-19: Maximizing The Benefits Of Online Sales And Service Delivery For A Franchise Network - Fasken

For almost a decade now, many franchisors have included, or attempted to include, online sales as an additional tool for marketing their products and services to better meet the expectations of their customers.
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Canada: Canadian Health Sector: COVID-19 Update - Fasken

Measures implemented over the past two weeks by governments across Canada to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak focus on safely re-opening various businesses and services.
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Car giant aiming to consign petrol and diesel models to history

Sky's business correspondent Paul Kelso looks at Ford's launch of its first all-electric vehicle, the Mustang Mach-E
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'An American fiasco': US hits grim milestone of 2m Covid-19 cases

'An American fiasco': US hits grim milestone of 2m Covid-19 cases. Pandemic has devastated US, but experts warn lack of testing and early reopening mean ‘we’re only seeing the tip of the iceberg’
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Boating Industry Sees Steep Increase in Sales Amid the Tail End of the Pandemic

Atlantic Marine Depot saw a surprising 400% increase in sales in May, 2020 in comparison to 2019 balance sheet. MORICHES, NY / ACCESSWIRE / June 10, 2020 / With business closures a bleak reality in the USA, some industries have seen financial stability and even unexpected soaring profits. Marine engine parts and boating accessories are hot items according to Cheryl Rowehl, Vice President of Atlantic Marine Depot in Moriches, New York.
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India-China tension, politics over RS polls and more: A round-up of the top stories

Follow live updates on COVID-19 here. Read More COVID-19 protocol in place as Tirumala temple opens doors to pilgrims  Hundreds of people queued up outside counters across Andhra Pradesh for the first day of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam's darshan ticket sales following several weeks of lockdown.
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US Soccer has repealed policy requiring players to stand for National Anthem

The US Soccer Federation announced Wednesday it has repealed its policy requiring players to stand during the National Anthem.
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United States: Attorney General Submits Final CCPA Regulations For Approval - Duane Morris LLP

On June 1, 2020 the California Attorney General (AG) submitted the final text of the CCPA regulations to the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) for approval.
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Nigeria: Covid-19 Guidance Memorandum To Users Of FIDIC Standard Forms Of Works Contract - AELEX

COVID-19 is having a material impact on the execution of construction projects in Nigeria and the world.
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George Floyd: Amazon bans police use of facial recognition tech

The move comes after IBM ended its facial recognition activities amid concerns over racial bias.
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Australia: Owners of Facebook pages can be liable for defamatory posts by others - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Personal account holders could be considered 'publishers', and may be held responsible for defamation in Australia.
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Mother of Javier Ambler's sons: 'Your children do not mean more than my children'

Almost 15 months after Javier Ambler, a black man, died while being arrested, his ex-partner and the mother of two of his sons has a message for law enforcement and the world.
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Russian Federation: Force Majeure Issues - Gorodissky & Partners

According to Article 401 of the RCC, unless otherwise provided by law or the contract, a person shall not be liable for non-performance or undue...
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