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For Ellison, Floyd case brings pressure -- and opportunity

Keith Ellison has been a civil rights activist, a defense attorney, a cable-TV favorite, a rabble-rouser in Congress, a party operator and an occasional provocateur on Twitter. The Minnesota attorney general is at the helm of the George Floyd murder case, certain to be among the most scrutinized in the country and already the flashpoint behind an emerging national movement to root out racism in the criminal justice system.
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Dashboard Confessional Singer Chris Carrabba Recovering From ‘Severe’ Motorcycle Accident

Chris Carrabba, lead singer and guitarist for the emo band Dashboard Confessional, revealed that he’s recovering after a serious motorcycle accident from last weekend. “Hi friends on June 6th I was in a motorcycle accident. My injuries were severe but not life threatening. I owe the amazing doctors, nurses and medical team treating me my […]
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Coronavirus: 'Start public inquiry now to prevent more deaths'

An immediate public inquiry could help save lives, say relatives of 450 virus victims.
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Joe Biden Mocked In Trump Campaign Ad For Kneeling — In A Church

Biden's kneeling was superimposed over violent protest scenes in an ad for Donald Trump.
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Biden Mocked In Trump Campaign Ad For Kneeling In Church

Biden's kneeling was superimposed over violent protest scenes in an ad for Donald Trump.
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Cuomo on systemic racism in US economy: Here's the proof

Director of the United States National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow denied the existence of systemic racism in the US when asked by a reporter. CNN's Chris Cuomo uses data to prove Kudlow wrong.
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Chris Cuomo: Immediate proof of systemic racism is in Trump's cabinet

Director of the United States National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow denied the existence of systemic racism in the US when asked by a reporter. CNN's Chris Cuomo uses data to prove Kudlow wrong.
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United States: Proposed Regulations On UBTI Provide Guidance To Tax-Exempt Organizations Making Fund Investments - Proskauer Rose LLP

On April 23, 2020, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") issued proposed regulations (the "Proposed Regulations") under Section 512(a)(6)...
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European Union: Deferral Of Deadlines For Filing And Exchanging Information Under DAC6 And DAC2 - ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme

The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is hampering the timely compliance of financial institutions and of the persons responsible for reporting cross-border arrangements, and is having a negative effect on the capacity of ...
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Cayman Islands: Beyond The Textbook: Lateral Thinking In Complex Blessing Applications - Appleby

On 14 February 2020, the Chief Justice of the Cayman Islands, the Honourable Anthony Smellie QC (CJ), delivered written reasons in the matter of AA v BB & Colin Shaw (amicus curiae)1.
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Trump Defends Racist Phrase By Citing Philadelphia's Infamous ‘Vote White’ Mayor

The president defended his use of the phrase "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."
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United States: The Complete (Almost) TCPA Checklist For Telemarketers - Klein Moynihan Turco LLP

Telemarketing is sometimes misunderstood, oversimplified, and even viewed negatively. There is much more to it than the unexpected call you get from a strange number while you're trying to enjoy dinner.
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India now 4th worst-hit by COVID, fuel price hike and more: A round-up of the top stories

A brief look at all the news you need to start the day with during the time of social distancing. India has now taken the fourth spot in the list of nations worst-hit by coronavirus by surpassing the United Kingdom on the list. Petrol price on Friday was hiked by 57 paise per litre and diesel by 59 paise a litre as oil companies adjusted retail rates.
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United Arab Emirates: Action Required: Economic Substance Notification Deadlines Imminent - Clyde & Co

The Economic Substance Regulations (ESR) are now in force in the UAE.
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Canada: Benefit Company Legislation Comes Into Force In British Columbia - Lawson Lundell LLP

Changes to corporate law allowing the creation of a "benefit company", a form of corporation whose business, in addition to aiming to generate profits, promotes one or more public benefits,...
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More turning to RVs, motor homes to escape COVID-19 — and get away from it all

Motorhomes and trailers are appealing to Americans with cabin fever who want to get away from it all while still social distancing.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Tucker Carlson Tonight' loses Disney, T-Mobile ads after host's Black Lives Matter comments

Carlson has expressed disdain for the protests taking place across the country after the killing of George Floyd.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Asian shares, oil slump as coronavirus fears take hold

Asian shares fell sharply on Friday after Wall Street and oil tumbled over growing concerns that a resurgence of coronavirus infections could stunt the pace of recovery in economies reopening from lockdowns. Oil futures slumped for a second consecutive trading session due to worries about weak global energy demand, which weighed on the currencies of oil producers and countries that rely on exporting commodities.
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Canada: Managing Employees' Return To The Workplace - Lawson Lundell LLP

In our earlier two blog posts, Returning the Workplace to Safe Operation: Part 1, Part 2, we addressed the occupational health and safety issues surrounding returning the workplace to safe operation.
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DEADLINE ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Reminds Shareholders Of iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. Of Upcoming Deadline

WILMINGTON, DE / ACCESSWIRE / June 11, 2020 / Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. reminds shareholders of iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. ("iAnthus" or the "Company") (OTCQX: ITHUF ) of an upcoming ...
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United States: D.C. Amends Emergency Paid Leave Amendments - Littler Mendelson

On May 27, 2020, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed a bill that amends D.C. emergency paid leave requirements. Although many changes are stylistic and do not affect the substance of the law...
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Fox's Ainsley Earhardt Said She 'Would Love to Find Love Again,' Is Open to More Kids After Divorce

"I would love to find love again and I want to demonstrate a loving relationship for Hayden one day," Ainsley Earhardt told PEOPLE
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Canada: Construction Through COVID-19 In Canada: A Guideline For What Each Province And Territory Is Doing - McMillan LLP

COVID-19 continues to have a profound impact on construction activity in Canada. Governments have limited what construction activities can continue during the shutdown, issued emergency orders...
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Hollywood power publicist and pal to stars Nanci Ryder dies

Nanci Ryder, a powerful Hollywood publicist and co-founder of BWR Public Relations who became close to such stars as Renée Zellweger and Courteney Cox, died Thursday of Lou Gehrig’s disease in Los Angeles. Ryder was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis — or ALS — in 2014. The neurodegenerative disease gradually claimed her ability to walk, talk, eat and move.
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The Latest: Kentucky Derby Festival cuts large-scale events

The Kentucky Derby Festival will not hold large-scale events this year, including the highly popular Thunder Over Louisville air and fireworks show that leads off the run-up to the Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Oaks for fillies and 146th Derby were postponed from May 1-2 to Sept. 4-5 because of the coronavirus pandemic. It marked the first time since 1945 the Derby was not run on the first Saturday in May. Thunder Over Louisville was rescheduled for August, but Festival organizers announced Thu...
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The Real, Tragic Story Behind That ‘Roof Korean’ Meme You May Have Seen

Those who share "rooftop Korean" memes owe it to store owners in the photos to dig into the history of the 1992 L.A. uprising ― and what led them to take up arms.
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The Tragic Story Behind That ‘Roof Korean’ Meme You May Have Seen

Those who share "rooftop Korean" memes owe it to store owners in the photos to learn about the 1992 L.A. uprising.
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Magdaleno knocks down Vicente twice, wins by DQ

American Jessie Magdaleno beat Yenifel Vicente by disqualification in Las Vegas.
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Canada: Case Commentary: Issuance Of Building Permit For Construction Of Residential/commercial Strata "unreasonable" Without Involvement Of Architect - Miller Thomson LLP

In the recent case of Architectural Institute of British Columbia v. Langford (City), the British Columbia Supreme Court conducted a judicial review of the issuance of a building permit for...
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Spurs guard Lonnie Walker reveals he was sexually abused as a child in emotional Instagram post

While sharing a video of him cutting his signature hairstyle, Lonnie Walker revealed that he was “sexually assaulted, raped and abused” in the fifth grade.
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