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DHS, State, and NIH join list of 5 (and counting) federal agencies confirmed hacked in massive Russian cyberespionage campaign

Washington Post reporter Ellen Nakashima writes late Monday night, "The State Department and NIH join list of federal agencies — now five — hacked in major Russian cyberespionage campaign. And their number is expected to grow." Weird how Donald Trump has said nothing about this massive and growing hack of the United States government, right? — Read the rest
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California fines Uber for not cooperating with sexual assault and harassment investigation

Uber was fined $59 million Monday for failing to provide the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) with information on a number of sexual assault and harassment claims. Reuters reports that Uber's permit to operate in California could be suspended if it fails to pay the penalty within 30 days, according to the CPUC ruling which you can read here [PDF]. — Read the rest
Tags: Uber, Post, Technology, News, Law, California, Tech News, Cpuc, Reuters, California Public Utilities Commission CPUC


California Attorney General Xavier Becerra urges court to force Amazon to comply with coronavirus labor probe

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra asked a court on Monday to compel Amazon.com to comply with outstanding subpoenas for a state investigation into Amazon's response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the impact on warehouse workers. From Reuters: The petition, filed with the Sacramento County Superior Court, accused Amazon of failing to adequately follow the state's information requests as part of an investigation into the company's coronavirus protocols and status of COVID-19 case...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Business, Technology, News, California, Tech News, Reuters, Xavier Becerra, Sacramento County Superior Court


Clever dog annoyed by robot vacuum noise turns off Roomba all by himself

December 5, 2020, in Opelousas, Louisiana: "My Roomba kept cutting off and I didn't know why. So I decided to watch it and this is what I discovered!" [Video Link]
Tags: Video, News, Cute, Roomba, Opelousas Louisiana


Starting cheap and going up

Cool tech gift ideas         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Border Patrol agents arrest 9 in 'smuggling attempt' near San Diego, the 64th maritime event since Oct. 1

This is the 64th smuggling event in the San Diego area since the Oct. 1 start of the fiscal year, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, San Diego, Usa Today, Border Patrol, U S Customs, Border Protection


California Releases New Guidelines For Youth Recreational Sports

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December 14 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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New Covid strain: How worried should we be?

Scientists will keep a close eye on this variant to see if it is a better spreader than others.
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Joe Biden says 'time to turn the page' after victory confirmed

Joe Biden condemns Donald Trump's attempts to challenge the election result as his win is formalised.
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A day of news that captured the best and worst of 2020

I know I speak for millions of people when I say that Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been a national treasure this year. So let's give him the first and final word today.
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Analysis: A day of news that captured the best and worst of 2020

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.
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Farmworkers, Firefighters and Flight Attendants Jockey for Vaccine Priority

With front-line health workers and nursing home residents and staff expected to get the initial doses of Covid vaccines, the thornier question is figuring out who goes next.
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Coronavirus live news: Canada administers first vaccines as UK detects new Covid strain

‘We have to bite through this very sour apple,’ says Dutch PM; Canada administers firs vaccine doses; Singapore to open business travel bubble from JanuaryVaccines roll out of Pfizer plant in US but Trump not taking it yetHow a new Covid strain may have spread virus in south of EnglandLondon to have tougher Covid restrictions from WednesdayStudent parties blamed as South Africa braces for second waveSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.27am GMT What could be more endearing than a roomful of ca...
Tags: UK, Singapore, US, UK News, World news, US news, Canada, Asia Pacific, South Africa, Ozzy Osbourne, Pfizer, Santa, Seoul, Sharon Osbourne, Trump, Los Angeles County


Kasich praises Biden for these two speech moments

Former Governor of Ohio John Kasich (R) discusses how the Republican Party is feeling after the Electoral College formally affirms Joe Biden's presidential win.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Stories, Republican Party, Biden, John Kasich, Kasich, Electoral College


United States: Regenerative Medicine: Market Trends And Legal Developments On The Horizon For 2021 - L2 Counsel

As the second wave of the pandemic engulfs us and the world works at warp speed to develop vaccines and therapies to respond, the importance of regenerative medicine has never been higher.
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Watch CNN reporter Clarissa Ward confront Russian military agent suspected of Navalny murder attempt

CNN has published a comprehensive report on Alexey Navalny's own investigation into who tried to kill him. The answer, spoiler, is—the Russian state security services under Vladimir Putin. Don't miss the moment where CNN reporter Clarissa Ward comes to visit suspected FSB assasin Oleg Tayakin. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Russia, Cnn, Fsb, Alexey Navalny, Navalny, Clarissa Ward, Vladimir Putin Don, Oleg Tayakin


Tiny Pacific nation of Palau detains 'illegal' Chinese fishing vessel

The archipelago nation, whose close relationship with Taipei has angered Beijing previously, stops boat alleged to have been harvesting sea cucumber in its watersA Chinese fishing vessel and its 28 crew have been detained in Palau, authorities said, creating a delicate diplomatic situation for the tiny Pacific nation, which is allied with Beijing’s rival Taiwan.The boat, alleged to have been illegally harvesting sea cucumber, was intercepted by a patrol boat at Helen Reef, in Palau’s territorial...
Tags: China, World news, Taiwan, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Fishing, Taipei, Pacific, Pacific Islands, Palau, Koror, Helen Reef


Barr can't erase his shameful legacy

William Barr will soon be gone as attorney general.
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'The Voice' finale: Carter Rubin, Jim Ranger, rest of Final Five sing for the crown. Who will win?

After an unprecedented season riddled with COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing, "The Voice" is one night away from crowning its new champion.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Gay 'conversion therapy': Man given electric shocks demands apology

A university is accused of giving traumatising electric shocks in the 1970s to "cure" homosexuality.
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Congressman leaves GOP over his disgust with Trump

• Read: Mitchell's letter quitting the GOP, fearing 'long-term harm to our democracy' • Opinion: What Trump could learn from John Adams
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Mexico: Reforma En Materia De Teletrabajo - Littler Mendelson

El día 9 de diciembre de 2020, el Senado de la República aprobó la reforma a la Ley Federal del Trabajo ("LFT") en materia de teletrabajo
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China avoids ICC prosecution over Xinjiang for now, but pressure is growing

China will not face a case at the International Criminal Court over its treatment of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang -- for now.
Tags: China, Cnn, International criminal court, Xinjiang, Icc


United States: The CFTC Makes Good On Its Promise: Inaugural Foreign Corruption Consent Order Sends Message And Likely Just The Beginning - Mayer Brown

In March 2019, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Division of Enforcement Director James McDonald announced that the agency would more closely partner with law enforcement and...
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GOP Gov To Republicans Denying Election Results: ‘This Is Embarrassing Us’

Maryland's GOP governor said his colleagues' denial of that fact is "just getting ridiculous at this point."
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GOP Governor To Republicans Denying Election Results: ‘This Is Embarrassing Us’

Maryland's GOP governor said his colleagues' denial of that fact is "just getting ridiculous at this point."
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Angola: Angola's Back! Five Key 2020 Moves To Increase Oil And Gas Stakeholder Returns - Mayer Brown

For a brief period in 2009, Angola was Africa's largest oil producer with production reaching 2 million barrels per day. Current production is around 1.37 million barrels per day.
Tags: News, Africa, Angola, Mayer Brown


Canada: FINTRAC Guidance On Red Flag Indicators Associated With Virtual Currency Transactions - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

On December 2, 2020, the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) published guidance on money laundering ("ML") and terrorist financing ("TF") red flag...
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Canada: Leasing Bulletin Update: CECRA Is Dead, Long Live CERS - Minden Gross LLP

UPDATE: This is an update to our original bulletin "CECRA is Dead, Long Live CERS." CERS is currently in effect by virtue of the passing Bill C-9 into law on November 19, 2020.
Tags: News, Canada, Bill, CERS Minden Gross LLP



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