Dance pioneer Astad Deboo dies in Mumbai at 73

He once said there was a time when most Indians saw his style as ”too western” while westerners found that it was ”not Indian enough”. Contemporary Indian dancer Astad Deboo, renowned for marrying Kathak and Kathakali into a unique form, died in Mumbai on Thursday, his family said. He was 73. ”He left us in the early hours of December 10, at his home in Mumbai, after a brief illness, bravely borne,” the family announced on social media. ”He leaves behind a formidable legacy of unforgettable pe...
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Daily COVID-19 death toll in the US passes 3,000 - more than the death toll from the 9/11 tragedy

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images According to the COVID Tracking Project, on Wednesday the US recorded its highest COVID-19 daily death toll to date, with 3,054 recorded deaths. The staggering number of deaths surpasses the death toll across New York City, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania on 9/11 when a series of terrorist attacks killed 2,977 people. As states are registering peak numbers of COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases, and deaths, a macabre record has been passed: On Wednesday, the US'...
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The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Trump tells WH Hanukkah party 'we're gonna win this election'

CNN's Don Lemon reacts to President Donald Trump falsely telling guests at a White House Hanukkah party that "we're going to win this election."
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Elfi can send your child a personalized video from Santa in less than 6 hours

We all realize this is going to be a very different Christmas this year. Travel plans are on hold, shopping is all cyber, and even some of the hallmarks of the season are forced to change course to accomodate a worldwide pandemic. — Read the rest
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December 9 coronavirus news

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Is that a big goldfish or a small koi? The fish in this Facebook photo remains a mystery.

Adam Cohen, ichthyology collection manager at the University of Texas' Biodiversity Center, told USA TODAY he believes the fish is actually a koi.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Sacramento Giving Away 400 Propane Heaters Bought With CARES Act Funding

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Chinese state-owned companies are in trouble. That could hurt the global recovery

Chinese state-owned companies are starting to default on their debts. It's a problem that could ripple through the country's financial system, threatening to slam the brakes on the nation's economy and hobble the global recovery from the pandemic.
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Two women are enduring an Arctic winter to highlight climate change

Sunniva Sorby and Hilde Fålun Strøm are spending over 18 months in a tiny cabin on the Arctic island of Svalbard. They have endured months of total darkness, without electricity or running water, on their mission to inspire and educate the next generation to protect the Arctic.
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Family: 11-Year-Old Burn Victim In Stable Condition, Expected To Be OK

FOOTHILL FARMS (CBS13)  — An 11-year-old girl who was burned in a Foothill Farms house fire is expected to be okay, family said Wednesday. The young girl was rushed to the UC Davis Medical Center in “grave condition” after an early morning house fire on Hillsdale Boulevard. Sacramento Metro Fire crews responded to the scene around 4 a.m. and found flames in the attic. Fire officials believe the fire may have started in the kitchen. Two other teens were also in the home but both were unhurt. No a...
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Federal court upholds block on in-person medication abortion requirements

A federal court has upheld its block on in-person requirements for medication abortion seekers after the Supreme Court returned the case to the lower court in October.
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Treasury eyes VAT charges for gig economy firms

The "shared economy" has grown rapidly thanks to technology platforms like Uber and Airbnb.
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Australia: Verification of identity (VOI) in property transactions – does it always need to be in person? - McCullough Robertson

In current circumstances, legal practitioners and conveyancers are justified in using video technology to conduct VOI.
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Sheriff’s Office Investigating After Crews Find Human Skeleton In Sacramento Storm Drain

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Investigators are working to identify human remains that were found in a Sacramento County storm drain Tuesday morning. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office was called out to Gordon Drive and Stockton Boulevard after county crews discovered a human foot inside a shoe while clearing out storm drains in the area. The crews reportedly used a vacuum truck to collect debris and noticed the foot while unloading to the hopper. Crews called out the sheriff’s office and the coroner...
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Asian honeybees 'defend hives from hornets with faeces'

The finding is thought to be the first to document the use of tools by Asian honeybees.
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Tensions Rise Over Masks As Virus Grips Smaller U.S. Cities

Places that once seemed safely removed from COVID-19 are now grappling with their own crises.
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'Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical' puts the humbug in the holidays

Having brought back the live musical event, NBC offers a scaled-back Christmas confection with "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical!" -- a not-live (and not-very-good) stage production, starring Matthew Morrison ("Glee") as you-know-who, or rather, he-knows-Whos.
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Drugs recalled after "mix-up" packages depression medication and erectile dysfunction drug together

AvKare recalls sildenafil and trazodone after "mix-up" packages depression medication and erectile dysfunction drug together.
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Australia: Victorian police are primarily responsible for the Lawyer X scandal - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

The McMurdo inquiry delved into the Victorian police use of criminal lawyer Nicola Gobbo (Lawyer X) as an informant.
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UK has 'no authority' to impose tariffs in Boeing row says US

The US says the UK has 'no authority' on its own to impose tariffs related to a Boeing subsidies row.
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Brian Flores wishing Dolphins could play with 14 defenders against Chiefs

The Dolphins are 8-4 and in position for their first postseason berth since 2016. But they face their toughest test of the season Sunday against Kansas City. The Dolphins rank second in points allowed. The Chiefs rank second in points score
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Isle of Man: The International Comparative Legal Guide To Gambling 2021 – Isle Of Man Chapter - Appleby

This chapter was first published in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Gambling 2021, by Global Legal Group, London.
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Australia: What you can do about a Habitual Traffic Offender Declaration in New South Wales - Carroll & O'Dea

You can now apply to a Local Court in New South Wales to have your Habitual Traffic Offender Declaration quashed.
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Ireland: Enhanced Powers For Investigating Corporate Crime On The Horizon - Arthur Cox

White-Collar Crime Review Group's report highlights the associated risks from a financial and reputational perspective if Ireland fails to develop...
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Germany: Determining The Value Of A Collateral Using An Index Value Calculated Based On An Appraised Quality/quantity Of Water: Non-technical - Bardehle Pagenberg

This is a further decision that confirms that business-related aspects of the claimed subject-matter cannot contribute to inventive step.
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Australia: Privacy must haves in a digitalised and data-heavy post-COVID economy - McCullough Robertson

If your business collects data, particularly personal information, developing a data breach response plan is recommended.
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UK: Christmas Shopping – Know Your Rights - Butcher & Barlow

With COVID-19 resulting in nationwide and local lockdowns, the way we are all shopping has changed with online shopping increasing by around 60%.
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Cayman Islands: The Privy Council Clarifies An Aspect Of The Approach To Determining The Appropriate Forum - Campbells

(Livingston Properties Equities Inc. and others (Respondents) v JSC MCC Eurochem and another (Appellants) [2020] UKPC 31 – 30 November 2020)...
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United States: SASB Presents New Bulletin On Human Capital Disclosure - Cooley LLP

In August, the SEC amended the Reg S-K disclosure requirements related to the descriptions of business, legal proceedings and risk factors
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