Man climbs on wing of Alaska Airlines plane departing Las Vegas airport, takes off shoes and socks

Passengers were shocked to see a man climb aboard the wing of a departing Alaska Airlines flight and taking off his shoes. He was arrested.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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32 things we learned from Week 14 of the 2020 NFL season

Divisions were won and records set on Sunday ... but teams like the Saints and Chiefs were served fresh reminders that they can't become complacent.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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China Box Office: ‘Bath Buddy’ Makes Splash With $28 Million Opening, Despite Plagiarism Charge

Chinese action comedy “Bath Buddy” topped the mainland China box office over the weekend with a $28.1 million opening splash. The box office performance came despite the film being in hot water behind the scenes. The Yi Zhenxing-directed film tells the improbable tale of a rich kid who loses his memory and instead ends up […]
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December 13 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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Australia: Commercial vehicle parking, direction notices & daily penalties in Western Australia - Kott Gunning

WA local governments who seek daily penalties for parking commercial vehicles require detailed evidence of the offences.
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GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler Poses With Former KKK Leader, Now Claims She Had No Idea

“This is who [Loeffler] is proudly appealing to,” Bend the Arc’s Twitter account stated.
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Gunman dead after a shooting at NYC cathedral

Police fatally shot a gunman at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City following a Christmas concert Sunday afternoon, according to police.
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Australia: Important changes to PTE and IELTS comparison scores - Hammond Taylor

This may have a significant impact on visa applicants' eligibility for visas and skilled visa points in the future.
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2020 NFL playoff races, standings: Steelers fall out of top spot in AFC, Packers take over top seed in NFC

Here's a look at the NFL standings as the Week 14 slate of games come into fruition
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Covid-19: White House officials to receive some of first Pfizer vaccines

Top officials are set to be given some of the first vaccines, which are being rolled out in the US.
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December 11 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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Australia: Michael Byrnes discusses with HRM | Whats a complaint? $1 million Federal Court appeal holds lessons for HR - Swaab

This appeal court ruling holds lessons for HR on the nature of workplace complaints and how they should be dealt with.
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New Zealand sex worker wins six-figure sum in sexual harassment case

The payout comes after the woman filed a sexual harassment case against a business owner.
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Coronavirus live news: Trump says he is not scheduled to take vaccine as US nears 300,000 deaths

ESwatini prime minister Ambrose Dlamini dies of Covid-19; Trump, Pence and other officials to be offered vaccine starting Monday; Although Trump has had Covid, his getting vaccinated is meant to inspire confidence in vaccine’s safetyHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalisations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.28am ...
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Australia: Michael Byrnes discusses with HRM | Can workplaces mandate COVID-19 vaccines? - Swaab

A recent case provided insight into how employers can approach the sensitive issue of COVID-19 vaccines in the workplace.
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Turkey: Public Offerings Incentivized In The Electricity Distribution Sector - Esin Attorney Partnership

The Decision determines the general quality indication rates applicable for electricity distribution and authorized supply companies quoted on the stock exchange.
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United States: HIPAA Right Of Access Initiative: 2020 Year In Review - Foley & Lardner

In 2020, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) kept the promise it made the prior year to "vigorously enforce" the rights of patients to access and exercise control over their medical records.
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United States: Challenging Physician Judgment: Is Your Institution Exposed To False Claims Act Liability? - Foley & Lardner

Many health care providers treating senior patients rely on Medicare reimbursement and undertake significant measures to ensure proper billing and compliant practices.
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Covid vaccines roll out of Pfizer plant in US but Trump says he is not taking it yet

President says he is not scheduled to take vaccine as the most complex distribution project ever in the US gets underwayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTrucks hauling trailers loaded with suitcase–sized containers of Covid-19 vaccine rolled out of Pfizer’s manufacturing facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on Sunday – launching the largest and most complex vaccine distribution project in the US.However, public confidence in the vaccine risked being eroded after President ...
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Australia: Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 7) 2020 (NSW) - Carroll & O'Dea

A further easing of NSW restrictions will allow residents celebrate the festive season with more family and friends.
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United States: Supreme Court Holds That ERISA Does Not Preempt Arkansas' Law Regulating Pharmacy Reimbursement Rates - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Today, the Supreme Court held 8-0 that ERISA does not preempt an Arkansas statute regulating the rates at which pharmacy benefit managers reimburse pharmacies for prescription drug costs.
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Turkey: New Regulation For Processing Personal Data In Electronic Communication Sector - Gun + Partners

The New Regulation on Processing of Personal Data and Protection of Privacy in the Electronic Communication Sector (the "Regulation") published in the Official Gazette on December 4, 2020 will come into force as of June 4, 2021.
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Brazil: Remote Working During The Pandemic In Brazil: What Rules Apply? - lus Laboris

Many organisations in Brazil have kept their employees on remote work even after the expiry of the provisional government decree on the matter.
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United States: Starting Your Own Business In A COVID-19 Environment - Jones & Keller PC

Starting a new business may have been on your mind for some time.
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United States: Alternative Investment Sellers: If You Can't Answer These Questions, Step To The Sidelines - Jones & Keller PC

Alternative investments rise and fall on what's trending. So too do schemes involving alternative investments.
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"A gunman opened fire from the steps of New York City’s Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine just after an outdoor choir performance there on Sunday, and was himself shot and wounded by police, according to police and a Reuters photographer at the scene."This must be a mistaken report, because handguns are doubleplus illegal in NYC. EDITED TO ADD: CNN says the shooter has croaked. . [Author: Tam]
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United States: SEC's New ‘Accredited Investor' Definition (Slightly) Expands Private Placement Investor Pool - Jones & Keller PC

On August 26, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced its long-awaited update to the definition of an ‘accredited investor,' and the resulting changes are underwhelming for issuers, entrepreneurs, and start-ups.
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United States: Contract Exculpatory Provisions In The Time Of Covid - Jones & Keller PC

Force Majeure, impossibility, impracticality, frustration of purpose, and other contract hot button issues, as presented by Brad Hamilton for the CBA Business Law Institute.
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Switzerland: Causation, Quantum And "Rolled-Up Claims": English Commercial Court Partially Sets Aside Investment Award Against Kazakhstan - LaLive

On 23 November 2020, the English Commercial Court (the "Court") upheld a challenge brought by the Republic of Kazakhstan ("Kazakhstan") under section 68(2)(a) of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the "Act").
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United States: New PPP Loan FAQ About The Loan Necessity Questionnaire Fails To Resolve Ambiguity About Whether The SBA Will Use Hindsight To Assess The Uncertainty Certification - Lane Powell

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has updated its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan FAQs to add FAQ 53, which concerns the Loan Necessity Questionnaire.
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