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China targeting non-English-speaking journalists in new push for influence – study

Exclusive: International Federation of Journalists finds tours, control of infrastructure and provision of pro-China content part of escalating campaignChina is attempting to use journalists from non-English speaking countries to promote its policies beyond its borders in a concerted new push for influence, a report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has found.A survey of journalist unions across 58 countries found that through study tours, control of media infrastructure, and ...
Tags: Media, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, International Federation of Journalists IFJ, International Federation of Journalists


Asia Today: India to survey 29 million New Delhi residents

India says it will carry out a massive survey for the coronavirus targeting the entire population in New Delhi of 29 million. The survey will be completed by July 6, according to the government of New Delhi, the worst-hit city with 70,390 confirmed cases. India on Thursday registered another record high of 16,922 new cases, taking the total to 473,105.
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Pearl Jam Play Live For The First Time In Two Years For All In WA Benefit

Tonight, Seattle bands and musicians like Sleater-Kinney, Ben Gibbard, Brandi Carlile, the Head And The Heart, Macklemore, and Sir Mix-A-Lot -- where's Lil Mosey? -- played a virtual benefit concert for All In WA to raise money for Washington state's COVID-19 relief effort. (The show was originally supposed to … More »
Tags: Music, News, Washington, Seattle, Pearl Jam, WA, Josh Klinghoffer, COVID, WA Benefit, Sleater Kinney Ben Gibbard Brandi Carlile


Wrongful death suit filed over death of 'ER' actress Vanessa Marquez

The mother of "ER" actress Vanessa Marquez has filed a wrongful death suit against officers with the City of South Pasadena, according to documents obtained by CNN.
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Wrongful death suit filed over death of 'ER' actress

The mother of "ER" actress Vanessa Marquez has filed a wrongful death suit against officers with the City of South Pasadena, according to documents obtained by CNN.
Tags: News, Stories, South Pasadena, Vanessa Marquez


Upheaval Over Race Reaches Met Museum After Curator’s Instagram Post

The post by a longtime department chairman, saying monuments should be protected from “zealots,” prompted staff charges that the museum fosters “a culture of systemic racism.”
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Black People, Discrimination, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Black Lives Matter Movement, Keith, Alexandre, Instagram Post, Lenoir, Christiansen, Monuments and Memorials (Structures


Police chief offers resignation as video of a police-custody death is made public

The police chief in Tucson, Arizona, offered to resign Wednesday following the public release of body camera video from a two-month-old incident in which a man died while in police custody.
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Hong Kong protesters flee to Taiwan to continue China resistance

Activists estimate at least 200 protesters are in Taiwan, where authorities have discreetly allowed them to stay by extending tourist visasAfter fleeing to Taiwan from the frontlines of the Hong Kong protests, Ben suffered a recurrent nightmare for months: he dreamed his fellow protesters were being tortured by police, but he couldn’t help.Ten months on from seeking refuge in Taiwan, his feeling of helplessness has eased and his fighting spirit has returned. He is among dozens of former Hongkong...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, World news, Taiwan, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Ben


Pearl Jam Gives First COVID-Era Performance on ‘All In WA’ Livestream

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pearl Jam’s 2020 tour in support of its new album “Gigaton” was postponed before it began. But the Seattle band gave fans a first taste of what a live performance from “Gigaton” will sound like when it performed a socially distanced version of “Dance of the Clairvoyants” Wednesday night as […]
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Face Masks, Temperature Checks and More at First Red Carpet Premiere in Pandemic

What pandemic? Despite the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and reports that cases were on the rise once again in California, a red carpet movie premiere took place in Hollywood on Wednesday night. A screening and party for indie comedy “aTypical Wednesday” at The Montalban Theater Rooftop Cinema was the first red carpet premiere to take place […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, California, Daveed Diggs, J Lee, Coronavirus, Atypical Wednesday, First Red Carpet Premiere, Montalban Theater Rooftop Cinema


United States: How California Is Defending Statewide Cannabis Delivery - Thompson Coburn LLP

The viability of many California cannabis delivery businesses may be at stake next month as a landmark lawsuit brought by local municipalities against the Bureau of Cannabis Control ("BCC")...
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Brogdon, Parker, Len all reveal they have coronavirus

The NBA expected positive coronavirus results to happen once players began undergoing mandatory tests, and three players revealed Wednesday they are dealing with COVID-19. Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon and Sacramento Kings players Jabari Parker and Alex Len all said they have tested positive for the coronavirus. Brogdon and Parker made announcements in the form of statements released by their teams.
Tags: News, Sports, Sacramento Kings, Nba, Indiana Pacers, Parker, Jabari Parker, Alex Len, Brogdon, Malcolm Brogdon, COVID, Brogdon Parker Len


United States: 50 State Survey Of Legal Excusability - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The outbreak of COVID-19 has been one of the most disruptive events to the global economy in recent memory.
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United States: Liu v. SEC: Supreme Court Places Limits On SEC Disgorgement - Ropes & Gray LLP

On June 22, 2020, the Supreme Court issued its decision in the closely watched Liu v. SEC case, holding that the SEC has statutory authority to seek disgorgement...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, United States, SEC, Liu, Gray LLP, SEC Disgorgement Ropes


United States: "Good Faith" Immunity To COVID-19 Lawsuits In Ontario - Dickinson Wright PLLC

On June 17, 2020, the Government of Ontario indicated an intention to join the list of jurisdictions that have enacted legislation protecting businesses from lawsuits related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tags: News, United States, Ontario, Ontario Dickinson Wright PLLC


Canada: Alberta Legislature Introduces Bill To Limit Landlord Remedies During COVID-19 Pandemic - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

On June 16, 2020, the Alberta Legislature introduced Bill 23: Commercial Tenancies Protection Act. This bill aims to protect eligible commercial tenants affected by the COVID-19...
Tags: News, Canada, Bill, Alberta, Legislature, Osler Hoskin, Harcourt LLP, Alberta Legislature


'No shirt, no shoes, no mask, no service': Will masks curb visitation in Las Vegas?

A sudden spike COVID-19 cases across Nevada has created a new rule visitors can't not ignore. But will it stop them from visiting Las Vegas?
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'No shirt, no shoes, no mask, no service': Will masks curb visitation in Las Vegas?

A sudden spike COVID-19 cases across Nevada has created a new rule visitors can't not ignore. But will it stop them from visiting Las Vegas?         [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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United States: EPA Finalizes Its Perchlorate Decision - Holland & Knight

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a press release on June 18, 2020, indicating it has determined that perchlorate does not meet the criteria for regulation...
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Mexico: Use Of Electronic Signature For Commercial Transactions In Mexico - Mayer Brown

We recently published an article regarding certain alternatives to traditional methods for signing commercial documents and closing business transactions on a remote basis (primarily due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19).
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Drama Showrunners Discuss ‘A Moment of Reckoning’ in Hollywood at Variety’s ‘A Night in the Writers’ Room’

The question of when to return to production is looming large over Hollywood. Despite the industry being given the greenlight to return to set (admittedly with plenty of limitations), a group of top drama showrunners at Variety‘s virtual “A Night in the Writers’ Room” Wednesday agreed that “we’re still in wait-and-see mode” — as “Truth […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Variety, Michelle King, Tarell Alvin McCraney, A Night in the Writers' Room, Jonathan Noah


Canada: Personal Representatives – Notice Obligations - McLennan Ross LLP

This post seeks to answer the following questions: who must a personal representative give notice to? When must notice be given? What must be included in that notice?
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DolphinsTalk.com 2 Minute Drill for June 24th

Ian Berger is back with anotherDolphinsTalk.com 2 Minute Drill and today Ian talks about the CBS Sports ranking of the top cornerbacks in the NFL and how Byron Jones and Xavien Howard both made the list of Top 10 cornerbacks. Also, the NFL
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Trump administration prepares major effort to protect monuments that includes US Marshals and executive order

The Trump administration is preparing a major effort to protect national monuments that President Donald Trump has described as part of the country's heritage, including assigning US Marshals to oversee them and signing an executive order meant to protect them, people familiar with the plan say.
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Trump administration prepares major effort to protect monuments

The Trump administration is preparing a major effort to protect national monuments that President Donald Trump has described as part of the country's heritage, including assigning US Marshals to oversee them and signing an executive order meant to protect them, people familiar with the plan say.
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India: Bank Guarantees And Injunction On Their Invocation - The Law Point

A Bank Guarantee ("BG") is a common mode of securing payment of money in commercial dealing as the beneficiary, under the guarantee, is entitled to realize the whole of the amount...
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Historical Reference

For Further Reading: https://t.co/js1h7J9Sy1— Tamara K. (@TamSlick) June 24, 2020 [Author: Tam]
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Canada: Quarterly Copyright Blog #10 - Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP

For those who are interested in recent cases and developments about copyright and related matters, there have been several developments since the last entry.
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Jon Stewart Names The Biden Trait That ‘In This Moment, This Country Needs’

Former "Daily Show" host says the former vice president wasn't his first choice.
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