Canada: Manitoba Court Of Appeal Finds Public Utilities Board Has No Authority To Create "Social Policy" - Fasken

The on-reserve customer class had received a lower rate increase as compared to other Manitoba Hydro customers.
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Madison Cawthorn, 24, defeats Trump pick in North Carolina GOP congressional primary

Political newcomer Madison Cawthorn breezed past President Donald Trump's pick for Mark Meadows seat in Congress in a two-person GOP runoff election.         [Author: Asheville Citizen Times]
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Huawei CFO extradition hearing to stretch into 2021

Meng was arrested in December 2018 by Canadian authorities at the Vancouver International Airport on a warrant from the United States charging her with bank fraud for allegedly misleading HSBC on Huawei's business dealings in Iran. A Canadian judge ruled in May that the case met the standard of double criminality, meaning her alleged crimes would be illegal in Canada as well as in the United States, dashing her hopes for an early release.
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Trump admin says they're against mail-in ballots. Don Lemon has the receipts.

CNN's Don Lemon compares President Donald Trump's accusations and false claims about mail-in ballots being linked to voter fraud to his administration's history of using absentee ballots to cast their own votes.
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Don Lemon lays out times Trump's administration used mail-in ballots

CNN's Don Lemon compares President Donald Trump's accusations and false claims about mail-in ballots being linked to voter fraud to his administration's history of using absentee ballots to cast their own votes.
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Canada: Ontario Government Introduces Bill 192 - Protecting Small Business Act, Temporarily Halting The Eviction Of Small Business Commercial Tenants - Fasken

The Protecting Small Business Act, 2020, was introduced to ban evictions by commercial landlords who are not applying for the CECRA relief program despite their tenants being eligible for the program.
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Son of ex-NASCAR driver apologizes for anti-Wallace rant

Dustin Skinner, the son of former NASCAR driver Mike Skinner, apologized Tuesday after previously posting a violently worded Facebook attack on Bubba Wallace. Wallace, the lone Black driver on NASCAR's top-level Cup Series, successfully pushed for the organization to ban Confederate flags from its facilities.
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Canada: [Covid-19] The Government Of Quebec Announces Measures To Temporarily Prohibit The Termination Of Commercial Leases Due To Rental Defaults And Then Adjourns For The Summer - Fasken

On June 12, 2020, the National Assembly was adjourned until September 15, 2020, without having passed Bill 61 in principle.
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Israel: Covid-19 National Repository For Research - Yigal Arnon & Co

In the struggle against Covid-19, medical data constitutes an essential tool in finding new treatments, developing vaccines, mitigating the spread of the virus, and assisting policy makers to make...
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Will the 'War on Terror' ever end?

The BBC's Frank Gardner looks at the legacy of the US counter-terrorism response to 9/11.
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Lots of Drama But Little Certainty in Kentucky and New York Primaries

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez easily won her primary, though many other races in New York were still up in the air. Kentucky Democrats were deciding who would face Mitch McConnell in the fall.
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United States: An Arbitration Clause Health Check - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

Arbitration clauses with class action waivers remain one of the most effective tools that consumer-facing companies can employ to fend off consumer class action litigation.
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Austria: Verlängerung Der Antragsfrist Unter Dem Epidemiegesetz - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

In der 38. Sitzung des Nationalrats hat dieser am 18. Juni 2020 eine Novelle des Epidemiegesetzes beschlossen. Mit dieser Novelle wurde die im Epidemiegesetz ...
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Mexico quake kills at least five and causes panic

The 7.4 magnitude earthquake has killed at least five people and damaged buildings.
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Canada: Working From Home During A Pandemic—The Expense Conundrum - Bennett Jones LLP

The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020, and many employers responded by requiring or encouraging their employees to work from home.
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Malta: Sustainability Amidst COVID-19 Recovery: Building Resilience - Camilleri Preziosi Advocates

As efforts to tackle the pressing threats posed by climate change intensify, so has the pressure on financiers and investors to contribute to the solution.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins Democratic primary against Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, CNN projects

Freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will defeat former longtime CNBC correspondent and anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera in a Democratic primary election on Tuesday for New York's 14th Congressional District, CNN projects.
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Guernsey: Guernsey Fund Launch For Corten Capital - Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen and Alter Domus in Guernsey have supported London based Corten Capital in achieving a final closing of Corten Capital I, their first private equity fund, at €392 million.
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Political newcomer beats Trump's pick in North Carolina GOP congressional primary, CNN projects

A 24-year-old political newcomer will defeat President Donald Trump's endorsed candidate in the North Carolina GOP congressional primary for the seat vacated by the President's chief of staff Mark Meadows, CNN projects.
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Political newcomer beats Trump's pick in North Carolina GOP congressional primary

A 24-year-old political newcomer will defeat President Donald Trump's endorsed candidate in the North Carolina GOP congressional primary for the seat vacated by the President's chief of staff, Mark Meadows, CNN projects.
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Canada: Paternalistic Social Host Liability, Reasonableness Not Perfection - Clark Wilson LLP

The existence of a general duty of care between a social host and users of a public highway injured by an adult party guest was rejected by the Supreme Court of Canada in the 2006 case Childs v. Desomoreaux.
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Lakers' Avery Bradley to sit out NBA's restart in Florida

Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley has decided to sit out the NBA’s upcoming resumption of the season in Florida. Bradley averaged 8.6 points and 2.3 rebounds while starting 44 games before the season was shut down in March due to the coronavirus. The Lakers are the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference heading into the 22-team restart.
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Jersey: Trustees' Disclosure Obligations In Guernsey – Requests From Beneficiaries - Collas Crill

All trustees will have had some experience of dealing with requests for trust information from beneficiaries.
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Ecuador: El Servicio Nacional De Derechos Intelectuales (SENADI) Rechazó De Oficio El Registro De Una Marca Por Considerar Que Fue Solicitada Para Perpetrar Un Acto De Mala Fe - CorralRosales

El Servicio Nacional de Derechos Intelectuales (SENADI) rechazó de oficio el registro de una marca por considerar que fue solicitada para perpetrar un acto de mala fe
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Ecuador: The Ecuadorian Intellectual Property Office (Or Senadi According To Its Spanish Acronym) Rejected Ex-Officio The Registration Of A Mark Because It Considered That It Was Applied For In Order To Perpetrate An Act Of Bad Faith - CorralRosales

Through Resolution No. SENADI_2019_RS_19814, the Ecuadorian IP Office rejected the application to register the mark KRUSELINGS in Class 28, for being similar to a globally well-known mark.
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United States: Carpocalypse Or Cartopia: Rethinking The Role Of The Automobile In A Pandemic America - Davis & Gilbert

What does automobile ownership mean to consumers today? It is certainly something different, more complex, than pre-Covid. America's relationship with the automobile has always been complicated.
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United States: FDA Issue Guidance On Manufacturing Drugs, APIs During COVID-19 - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

FDA issued new guidance on June 19, 2020, advising manufacturers of drugs, biologics, and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) on manufacturing controls to prevent contamination of drugs with SARS-CoV-2...
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2 California National Parks Removing Robert E. Lee Mentions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two national parks in California are removing all mention of Robert E. Lee from informational material even though several majestic sequoias are named for the Confederate general. Sequoia and Kings Canyon parks are removing references to Lee from exhibits, printed and online material as protests against racism and police brutality have led, in some places, to the removal or pulling down of monuments to historical figures linked to slavery or colonialism. Protest have been spur...
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West Virginia DC Koenning on leave after player accusations

West Virginia has placed defensive coordinator Vic Koenning on administrative leave after a player alleged in a social media post that the assistant coach made a series of insensitive remarks, including against Hispanics. West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons announced the move Tuesday after safety Kerry Martin posted the allegations on his Twitter account about Koenning. ''I want to thank Kerry Martin for having the courage to bring his concerns to light,'' Lyons sa...
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Woman Who Deliberately Coughed In Baby’s Face Is Wanted By Police

The baby's mother said she believes the incident was motivated by race.
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