Tesla edges toward Texas for its Cybertruck Gigafactory

A deal hasn't been inked yet, but Austin appears to be the frontrunner
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Canada: Regulatory And Legal Service Updates In The Territories - Lawson Lundell LLP

COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into everyone's plans, to say the least. Yet, projects must continue, documents must be registered, and litigation goes on.
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The deaths of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks have soured the already strained relationship between Black people and the police

The retired professor Delores Jones-Brown says her husband's motto is,"Don't call the police to this house unless somebody's dying."
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Growing reports of police walkouts in Atlanta

Cops call out over murder charge against Garrett Rolfe; John Pearson and Ted Williams weigh in.
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Australia says it has been victim of 'state-based' cyber-attacks

The attacks have targeted all levels of the government, political organizations, essential service providers and operators of other critical infrastructure, Morrison said in a media briefing in Canberra. Morrison said there were not a lot of state actors that could launch this sort of attack, but Australia will not identify which country was responsible. The revelation comes after Reuters reported Canberra had determined in March last year that China was responsible f...
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First, nooses. Now, a human effigy. Oakland, California, launches second hate crime investigation in 2 days.

A community member found a human effigy hanging from a tree Thursday near Lake Merritt, the same park where nooses were found this week, police say.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Canada: Proceed With Caution: Returning To The Workplace In The Northwest Territories And Nunavut During COVID-19 - Lawson Lundell LLP

In the Northwest Territories, the Chief Public Health Officer has ordered that certain types of businesses shall close: recreational facilities (including but not limited to arenas, pools, and gymnasiums), ...
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United States: FMCSA Temporarily Waives Certain Pre-Employment Substance Abuse Tests For CMV Drivers In Light Of COVID-19 - Ford & Harrison LLP

Executive Summary: On June 5, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) granted a waiver (effective from June 5, 2020 to September 30, 2020) from certain pre-employment testing requirements applicable to employers ...
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Colombian army rescues abducted Swiss and Brazilian tourists

The Swiss and Brazilian tourists were kidnapped by dissidents from the former Farc rebel movement.
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United States: IP Goes Pop - Ep #1: It's An IP Jungle Out There - How Trademarks Brought Down The Self-Proclaimed King Of Tigers - Volpe and Koenig, P.C.

This week IP Goes Pop! watches the documentary Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness*, the popular Netflix documentary series about self-titled Joe Exotic.
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Targeting Bolton, Justice Dept. Again in Alignment With Trump’s Desires

Its request for an order blocking the publication of the former official’s memoir is the latest in a series of acts by the department to shield the president’s friends or pursue his critics.
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Coronavirus: £1bn catch-up tutoring fund for England's pupils

Head teachers welcome the move but want more details as some children face six months out of school.
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Xavien Howard Won't Be Suspended

Xavien Howard is a cornerstone of the Flores regime Miami [...] The post Xavien Howard Won't Be Suspended appeared first on PhinsNews.
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Japan shoppers queue, crash website for Uniqlo's washable masks

Japanese shoppers queued at Uniqlo stores and crashed its website on Friday as the clothing chain began selling face masks with breathable fabric used in the brand's popular underwear, preparing for the coronavirus outbreak lasting through summer. Scenes of people standing in the rain waiting for stores to open were seen throughout Japan and broadcast on Twitter, while the online store displayed an apology to those looking for the washable Airism masks, saying the website was inundated. A...
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Klobuchar pulls back from consideration to be Biden's running mate

Klobuchar said she had discussed the matter with Biden last night. A spokesman for the Biden campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Biden, who will take on Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election, is under pressure to pick a black woman as his understudy amid racial tensions following instances of police brutality, including the videotaped death last month of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, after a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck.
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PM's all-party meet, strained ties and more: A round-up of the top stories

Follow live updates on COVID-19 here. Read More Here’s the roll call for PM’s all-party meet on China today Close to 20 party presidents will attend an all-party meeting convened by PM Modi to discuss the escalation of tensions with China.
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Finns aghast that Trump could think their country is part of Russia

Allegations in former US adviser John Bolton’s White House memoir mocked on Finnish social media Finnish social media users reacted with derision to the claim in John Bolton’s book about the Trump administration that the US president didn’t know if Finland was part of Russia.The former US national security adviser’s unflattering account was highly critical of Trump during his 17 months in the White House. According to excerpts, Trump asked his former chief of staff John Kelly whether Finland was...
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Exclusive: Nissan plans more shift cuts at Japan car plants due to low demand, sources say

Nissan Motor Co plans to cut more shifts at its three assembly plants in Japan due to falling demand, two sources said on Friday, as the automaker struggles to recover from a drop in sales triggered by the coronavirus. Nissan plans to cancel all night shifts at its plant in Oppama, Kanagawa prefecture, and at a production line in Kyushu, southern Japan, between July 29-31, according to the sources, who declined to be identified because the information isn't public. Night shifts on a seco...
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Klobuchar drops out of Biden VP contention and says he should choose a woman of color

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Thursday night removed herself from consideration to be Joe Biden's running mate, citing the recent national unrest surrounding racial injustice and police brutality to suggest the former vice president should choose a woman of color.
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Police officer killed and suspect on run after Auckland shooting – video

New Zealand police commissioner Andrew Coster says one of the two officers shot in the Auckland suburb of Massey has died from their wounds. Coster said the officers were carrying out a routine traffic stop on Friday morning when a person began firing at them before driving away.Auckland shooting: police officer killed and suspect at large in New Zealand Continue reading...
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Vanessa Bryant calls on Congress to pass helicopter safety bill named after Kobe, Gianna

Lawmakers officially introduced the “Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act” on Thursday.
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Amy Klobuchar drops out of Biden VP contention and says he should choose a woman of color

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Thursday night removed herself from consideration to be Joe Biden's running mate, citing the ongoing national discussion about racial injustice and police brutality to suggest the former vice president should choose a woman of color.
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Mother, 3 daughters dead after multi-vehicle crash in Brampton, Ont.

A 37-year-old Caledon woman and her three young daughters are dead after the SUV they were travelling in was involved in a crash with an Infiniti car. Ontario’s police watchdog and Peel Regional Police are investigating the circumstances leading up to the crash. Sean O’Shea reports.
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Klobuchar urges Biden to pick nonwhite woman as running mate

Amy Klobuchar said Thursday that she was dropping out of the running to be vice-president and urging Democrat Joe Biden to select a woman of colour instead. Biden had already committed to choosing a woman as his running mate. “I think this is a moment to put a woman of colour on that ticket," Klobuchar said on MSNBC.
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John Bolton criticises Trump in new book

Donald Trump has called his former National Security Adviser a 'sick puppy', 'incompetent' and a 'disgruntled boring fool'.
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Yao says he is excited, nervous ahead of CBA restart

The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league, which began in November, was halted on Feb. 1 due to the coronavirus outbreak, which has killed more than 4,600 people in mainland China. The CBA said this month that remaining games would be held in Qingdao city, Shandong province, and Dongguan city, Guangdong province, with no fans present.
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The Latest: Coronavirus still spreading in 2nd S Korea wave

SEOUL, South Korea — The coronavirus continues to spread in South Korea, particularly in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan region, which is home to half the country’s 51 million people.The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 49 new cases for the nation Friday, with 26 of them in Seoul and the nearby port city of Incheon. South Korea has had a total of 12,306 infections, including 280 deaths.Officials have been reporting around 30 to 50 new cases a day since late May,...
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Tesla edges toward Austin, Texas for Cybertruck Gigafactory

A deal hasn't been inked yet, but Austin appears to be the frontrunner
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With a comeback from 15th to first, Kyle Larson wins eighth consecutive

After starting 15th, Kyle Larson won at Lincoln Park Speedway to remain unbeaten at Indiana Midget Week with his eighth consecutive victory on dirt.
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Facebook takes down Trump campaign ad that featured symbol once used by the Nazis

Facebook has removed a campaign advert by Donald Trump and Mike Pence that featured a symbol once used by Nazis. The upside-down red triangle was used by Nazis to designate political prisoners, communists, and others in concentration camps. The $17,000 (£13,670) ad campaign had launched on Wednesday.
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