Texas reports record high number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients

The state is reporting a record-high number of coronavirus hospitalizations for the fourth day in a row.
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United States: MassDEP Requests EPA Add PFAS To Monitoring Requirements Under The 2020 MSGP - Holland & Knight

By letter dated June 1, 2020, Director of Watershed Management for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP)...
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PG&E to plead guilty to deaths from California wildfire

Pacific Gas & Electric is expected to plead guilty Tuesday to 84 felony counts of involuntary manslaughter during a court hearing in which the nation's largest utility will be confronted with its history of neglect and greed that culminated in a wildfire that killed 85 people and wiped out most of a Northern California town. The hearing before Butte County Superior Court Judge Michael Deems comes nearly three months after PG&E reached a plea agreement in the November 2018 fire that was ignited ...
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Ilhan Omar's father dies from Covid-19

"No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew him," the congresswoman wrote in a statement.
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Canada: COVID-19 Suspends Limitation Period – What Does That Mean For Your Personal Injury Claim? - McLeish Orlando LLP

It has been nearly three months now that COVID-19 has forced distance between us all.
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North Korea 'ready' to send troops into demilitarised zone as leaflets row escalates

Leaflets critical of Kim Jong-un and his regime have become a source of tension between the two Koreas in recent weeksNorth Korea has warned that it is “fully ready” to send troops into the demilitarised zone [DMZ] separating it from South Korea if defectors go ahead with plans to send anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the heavily armed border.The general staff of the Korean People’s Army [KPA] said on Tuesday it had been studying an “action plan” to reenter zones that were demilitarised...
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Canada: Emerging From The Crisis: Understanding The Impact On Health Law - Torkin Manes LLP

Neil Abramson, of our Health Law Group, spoke at the OBA Health Law Section program on June 10th titled "Emerging From the Crisis: Understanding the Impact on Health Law".
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Cyprus: Country Update: Securities & Banking - Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The relevant regulatory bodies established in Cyprus for the licensing, supervision and control of legal entities carrying on banking, investment and ancillary services and insurance business are the Central Bank of Cyprus, ...
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UK: No Written Plan Relief May Stymie Opportunity Zone Projects - Withers LLP

The IRS recently extended opportunity zone deadlines to provide relief to projects facing delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the agency's silence on amendments to written plans....
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United States: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Of 2020 - Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 ("Flexibility Act") was signed into law by President Trump on June 5, 2020.
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Rocket Lab ramps up satellite launch cycle to take on SpaceX

It's one of a growing number of companies exploring the smallsat launch market.
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Malaysia: Exclusive Interview With Director General, Labuan Financial Services Authority - Labuan IBFC Inc

We understand that there has been growth in the key industries in Labuan IBFC and that the intermediaries or license holders in the jurisdiction have done very well for themselves
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India: An Economic Boost To Trigger A Self-reliant Nation - Nexdigm Private Limited

The global economy has succumbed to the uninvited guest, COVID-19, which arrived at the beginning of the year and brought an onslaught of huge ramifications on the economy and businesses as a whole.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Father Dies From Complications Of COVID-19

“No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew him," the Minnesota Democrat said.
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United States: U.S. Increases Restrictions On Transactions With China - Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.

The lockdown of several economies in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 has distracted many from recent changes in U.S. export control law affecting transactions with China.
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United Airlines creates 'internal travel restriction list' for fliers who won't wear masks

United Airlines is doubling down on its mandatory mask policy with an "internal travel restriction list" for passengers who don't comply.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Journalist Andy Ngo says tensions inside 'CHOP' rise when the sun goes down

Seattle's police chief warns that violent crimes are going unanswered with little police presence inside the 'Capitol Hill Occupied Protest' zone.
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Ireland’s 2 Main Parties to Jointly Govern for First Time

The deal between Fianna Fail and Fine Gael attests to the diminished stature of Ireland’s traditional parties as its political landscape fractures and as support for Sinn Fein grows.
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As Baseball Teeters, Rob Manfred’s Words Ring Hollow

“It’s just a disaster for our game,” the commissioner said of the lack of trust between M.L.B. and its union. But much of the blame lies with him.
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Adam Silver: Restart plan in Orlando “may not be for everyone”

"My sense is we’re gonna be able to work through most of those issues the next few weeks."
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United States: Proposed Rule Could Affect Scope Of Mandatory CFIUS Filings - Ropes & Gray LLP

On May 21, the U.S. Department of the Treasury published a Proposed Rule that would modify filing requirements for certain transactions subject to review by the Committee on Foreign...
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United States: Trump Order Limiting—Or Eliminating—Non-Immigrant Visas Is On The Horizon - Mayer Brown

President Trump is expected to issue an executive order in the next several days either eliminating, or significantly limiting...
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‘Aarogya Setu voluntary for rail, plane passengers,’ says central govt in Karnataka HC

Resolving three weeks of confusion about whether or not Aarogya Setu is mandatory for air passengers with compatible phones, the central government’s counsel finally said that it is voluntary in Karnataka High Court on June 12. The Additional Solicitor General of India for the Karnataka High Court, M.B. Nargund said that “A person can travel by air without having downloaded the Aarogya Setu app and the same thing applies for travel by railways. A self-declaration though will have to be given by ...
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United States: Cause Marketing: Legal Issues In Partnering With Non-Profits - Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC

In these turbulent times, brands are turning to cause marketing initiatives to assist charities. Before your company launches a campaign to help others, you should consider whether you are creating...
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United States: The Department Of Labor Provides A Road Map For Offering Private Equity And Other Alternative Investments In 401(k) Plans - Ropes & Gray LLP

On June 3, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor issued guidance stating its view that plan sponsors of 401(k) and other defined contribution plans may offer participants access to alternative assets...
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North Korea threatens to send army into demilitarised border zone

The sister of North Korea's leader has instructed the army - and the military says it's ready to move.
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United States: Worcester Telegram And Report Bowditch Representation Of Clark University In Independent Review - Bowditch & Dewey

The Worcester Telegram and report that Clark University has hired Mike Angelini, partner at Bowditch...
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